From page 99 of ' When Two or Three '
from the Floral Pavilion,
at the Organ of the Trocadero Cinema,
Elephant and Castle
The London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Malcolm Sargent : Ballet, Les Sylphides (Chopin)
The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Leo Blech : Overture, Barber of Baghdad (Cornelius, arr. Mottl)
Leader, Daniel Melsa
Conducted by CLIFTON HELLIWELL
by MARGARETA HARVEY-SAMUEL
Brahms wrote two sets of variations in the key of D major, which he published in 1861 as Op. 21. In his study of Brahms, William Murdoch points out that ' these two sets are rarely performed in public-rather are they looked upon as preparatory studies for the two wonderful sets that were to come later, which were finally to stamp Brahms as the greatest master of Variation form since Beethoven, and place him on the same level as Bach and Beethoven in wealth of ideas and individuality of conception. We also find in these two sets the beginning of a new technique—the big skips, the cross-rhythms, the interweaving of parts, and the constant use of split octaves.
Much of the writing can hardly be called pianistic, unless one wishes to be uncomfortable, and perhaps it is ineffective from the standpoint of the public, but the study of them is interesting, if only on account of the development of Brahms's point of view and the gradual evolution of a new style '.
Conductor, ARTHUR TOMLINSON
from St. Paul's Cathedral
Order of Service
Magnificat (Gray in A) Lesson
Nunc Dimittis (Gray in A)
Anthem, Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace (S. S. Wesley)
Hymn, Holy Father, cheer our way
Lionel Tertis (viola) : Sonata in A
(Mozart, arr. Tertis)
Albert Sammons (violin) and Lionel Tertis (viola) : Passacaglia (Handel, arr. Halvorsen)
Albert Sammons (violin) : Entr'acte
(Rosamunde) (Schubert). Molly on the Shore (arr. Kreisler)
Directed by HENRY HALL
including Weather Forecast
Three Hundred Years Old
H. S. BENNETT
Harvard, the oldest of American universities, celebrates its tercentenary this year, for it was in 1636 that the general court of the colony of Massachusetts voted £400 towards ' a schoole or colledge ' at ' Newetowne '. As a great many of the leading citizens of the colony were Cambridge men, ' Newetowne ' was re-named Cambridge in 1638, and the same year John Harvard, a Puritan minister and a graduate of Emmanuel College, Cambridge, died and left the ' colledge ' half his estate and 260 books. In 1639 the institution was named Harvard College in his honour, and it is particularly appropriate that this evening's talk is being given by an Emmanuel man.
The active history of Harvard began in 1642 and its charter, dedicating it to
' the advancement of all good literature, arts, and sciences ', was granted in 1650. Its professors have included Longfellow, Oliver Wendell Holmes , and Lowell ; and Emerson, Thoreau, :ind Prescott were all Harvard graduates.
' loliday Ballads from the Old Music-
Halls in a setting devised by WILLSON DISHER and constructed by BRYAN MICHIE
DAN LENO , JNR.
Compere, Tom COSTELLO
THE BBC VARIETY ORCHESTRA and THE BBC REVUE CHORUS conducted by CHARLES SHADWELL
Although ' I do like to be beside the seaside 'is admittedly the supreme lassie of seaside hymnology, it is only the first among a multitude of songs of the beach. As Willson Disher shows in his article on page 15, the seaside has always been a potent source of inspiration to song-writers, and we know (from 1066 and All That) that even King Canute and his courtiers sang as they got their feet wet. But this evening's programme will not go so far into the past as that.
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell and Co., Ltd.)
ISOBEL BAILLIE (soprano)
MYRA HESS (pianoforte)
Principal Violin, MARIE WILSON
Conducted by SIR HENRY J. WOOD
Tickets can be obtained from[address removed]and usual agents. Prices (including Entertainments Tax) : 7s. 6d., 6s., 5s. (reserved) ; 3s. (unreserved) ; promenade (payment at doors only), 2s.
Sir Henry J.
Gypsy Memories No. 1
All arrangements by Arthur Dulay
including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping
Leader, MONTAGUE BREARLEY
Conducted by HAROLD LOWE
BERNARD ROSS (baritone)