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: THE DAILY SERVICE

@ from page 105 of ' New Every Morning '

: SUMMER IN THE KITCHEN'

'Jelly Making'
Anne Beaton

Contributors

Unknown: Anne Beaton

: TOM JENKINS

at the Organ of the Plaza Cinema,
Swansea

: EMPIRE GAZETTE' No. 5

A topical review of events overseas Devised and edited by James Gilroy assisted by Kenneth Baily
Presented by Pascoe Thornton
(Empire Programme)

Contributors

Edited By: James Gilroy
Assisted By: Kenneth Baily
Presented By: Pascoe Thornton

: MICHAEl, NORTH

Songs at the Piano
(From Midland)

: THE FOURTH TEST MATCH

England v. Australia
A commentary during play by Howard Marshall from Headingley, Leeds

Contributors

Play By: Howard Marshall

: TEST MATCH

A commentary on the closing overs before lunch and a summary of the morning's play, by Howard Marshall

Contributors

Play By: Howard Marshall

: Serial Reading PORTRAIT OF CLARE'

A reading from the novel by Francis Brett Young , arranged for broadcasting by E. G. Twichett , and read by E. Martin Browne
(From Midland)

Contributors

Novel By: Francis Brett Young
Unknown: E. G. Twichett
Read By: E. Martin Browne

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Alexander Kipnis (bass): Der
Wanderer (Schubert). Verrat (Betrayal) Op. 105, No. 5, An die
Nachtigall (To the Nightingale) (Brahms)

Contributors

Bass: Alexander Kipnis

: TEST MATCH

Commentary on the play by Howard Marshall and others

Contributors

Play By: Howard Marshall

: THE FIRST NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: TEST MATCH

A commentary on the closing overs of the day and a summary of the day's play, by Howard Marshall

Contributors

Play By: Howard Marshall

: Weekly Bulletin of Special

Notices connected with Government and other Public Services

: ' ON TREK '

Devised by Josef Maraij
Words and music by Diggenhof and Marais with Hlubi (himself), the Zulu boy and Josef Marais and his Bushveld Band
Dialogue by Peter Downe
Produced by George Barker
1 lere is the first of a new series of fortnightly programmes devised by Josef Marais , who was responsible for the popular series, ' Camp lire on the Karroo'. '. It will follow similar lines, in that it will be essentially musical, with dialogue to link up the musical numbers, and will plant the atmosphere of the Veld. The principal characters are an old pioneer, a Rhodesian farmer, and Piet, a Cape agricultural student who is to work on the latter's farm. The trek northwards from the Victoria Falls will be portrayed, the Bushveld Boys playing the native piano, a kind of manual harp, as they march along. There will be a signature tune and theme song, ' The Hunger Song', and listeners will get the local colour of it all-a witch doctor, a prairie fire, a night spent at a kraal.
Prominent in the cast will be a pure-bred Zulu called Hlubi, whom Marais met near a native club off
Dean Street when he was parking his car. Hlubi, who takes the part of an ox-boy, will be heard singing Zulu melodies as he rides in front of the wagon. More detailed news about the series will be found in an introductory article by Marais, on page 6.

Contributors

Unknown: Josef Maraij
Unknown: Josef Marais
Dialogue By: Peter Downe
Produced By: George Barker
Unknown: Josef Marais
Rhino, the old: Herbert Cameron
Lawrence, the Rhodesian farmer: Josef Marais
Piet, the Cape agricultural student: Jerry Gerrard

: THE BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: BOURNEMOUTH NIGHTS

The fourth of a series of broadcasts from seaside resorts
Concert Parties, Symphony Orchestra, Dance Bands, Variety, Cabaret, Ice Rink-All the fun of the seaside
The microphone will visit:
The Bournemouth Pier
The Boscombe Pier
The Pavilion Ballroom
The Beach
The Royal Bath Hotel Ballroom
The Ice Rink
The Hippodrome, Boscombe Compere, F. H. Grisewood
Broadcast from Bournemouth and Boscombe

Contributors

Unknown: F. H. Grisewood

: I HEAR AMERICA SINGING'

A Radio Album of recorded
American Folk Song
No. 4 ' Pie in the Sky'
The Negro at Work
Compiled and presented by Alistair Cooke
Alistair Cooke is to play to listeners another selection from the records loaned to him by John Lomax , curator of the Library of Congress in Washington—records that have never been played outside the Library and his home. They were made by Lomax himself, who recorded the voices of people who had never seen a town. He thus collected numbers of songs that had never been put on paper.

Contributors

Presented By: Alistair Cooke
Presented By: Alistair Cooke
Unknown: John Lomax

: THE THIRD NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: MUSIC AT NIGHT-2

The BBC Midland Orchestra
Led by Ernest Element
Conducted by Leslie Heward
This programme consists of three very characteristic works. The first is well known to all listeners, but the music does not actually describe a programme. It is merely a work written in a quiet and intimate style intended for performance in the open air during the evening.
Vivid Tone Painting
Sibelius's 'Night ride and Sunrise', on the other hand, is a vivid piece of tone painting. It was written in 1909, but was first conceived in outline while the composer was on a visit to Rome in 1901. Cecil Gray points out that 'the first thing that would occur to any composer to whom the idea for the work had presented itself would be to establish a regular, headlong, galloping, trochaic metre, and to repeat it indefinitely. This is precisely what Sibelius does, and he keeps it going for over three hundred bars without interruption. But whereas other composers, having found their formula, would be content to repeat it again and again integrally, or nearly so, as for example in the ' Walkürenritt ' (The Ride of the Valkyries), Sibelius varies his with -immense resource throughout. It only becomes a pattern while it serves for a short time as a background to other themes.'
Well known in England, Paul Graener, whose 'Musik am Abend' is included in this evening's programme, is a distinguished German composer and conductor. Born in Berlin in 1872, at the age of twenty-four he settled in London, and for several years was conductor at the Haymarket Theatre and also a professor at the Royal Academy of Music. In 1908 he went to Vienna as principal of the new Conservatorium. Finally he became professor at the Leipzig Conservatorium. In 1925 he gave up teaching to devote himself entirely to composition.

Contributors

Conducted By: Leslie Heward
Unknown: Cecil Gray

: DANCE MUSIC

Half-an-hour's gramophone records for dancers only








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