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: THE DAILY SERVICE

from page 45 of 'New Every Morning'

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

New Mayfair Orchestra: Selection, Streamline (Ellis)
Frances Dav: -Artificial Flowers
(Floodlight) (Nichols)
Frances Day and John Mills: A
Little White Room (Floodlight) (Nichols)
Arthur Wood and his Orchestra:
Overture, The Arcadians (Monckton and Talbot, arr. Arthur Wood)
Reg Grant: My Motter (The Arcadians) (Wimperis, Talbot)
Winnie Melville: Pipes of Pan
(The Arcadians) (Monckton)
Jack Hylton and his Orchestra:
With you and me here (Nice Goings On) (Schwartz, Eyton). Best Things in life are free (Good News) (de Sylva Broicn, and Henderson)
Arthur Fear: The Memory of a Kiss (Casanova) (Johann Strauss)
Anni Frind and Chorus: Nuns
Chorus (Casanova) (Johann Strauss)

: THE ASTONHIPPODROME ORCHESTRA

Conductor, Ivan Huckerby from the Hippodrome Theatre,
Aston, Birmingham

Contributors

Conductor: Ivan Huckerby

: SPELLING BEE

An inter-schools contest from the television studio at Radiolympia

: COUNTY CRICKET

Surrey v. Lancashire and Sussex v. Yorkshire
Commentaries on the play by E. W. Swanton from Kennington Oval, and P. G. H. Fender from the County
Ground, Hove

Contributors

Unknown: P. G. H. Fender

: Gramophone Records TODAY'S FAVOURITES

The Hales:
Robert Hale , Binnie Hale ,
Sonnie Hale , Jessie Matthews
Binnie Hale : You're Blase (Bow
Bells) (Sievier, Hamilton). Nice Cup of Tea (Herbert, Sullivan)
Sonnie Hale and Jessie Matthews :
Hold my Hand (Elwin, Graham, Gay)
Jessie Matthews : Jessie Matthews
Memories, introducing: One Little Kiss. Let me give my happiness to you. When you've got a little Springtime in your heart. Over my Shoulder. Everything's in Rhythm. Got to dance my way to Heaven. I can wiggle my ears. I nearly let love go slipping through my fingers
Binnie Hale : Spread a little happiness (Mr. Cinders)
Jessie Matthews : Your heart skips a beat ; and My River (Sailing Along)

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Hale
Unknown: Binnie Hale
Unknown: Sonnie Hale
Unknown: Jessie Matthews
Unknown: Binnie Hale
Unknown: Sonnie Hale
Unknown: Jessie Matthews
Unknown: Jessie Matthews
Unknown: Jessie Matthews
Unknown: Binnie Hale
Unknown: Jessie Matthews

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Lyons Mixed Chorus, conducted bv Leon Vietti : Three Songs (Ravel)-l Nicolette. 2 Ronde. 3 Trois beaux oiseaux de Paradis (Three lovely Birds of Paradise)
Cossacks Choir, conducted hy
Serge Jaroff : Old Pachon ; Cossack's Song (Russian Folk Songs)

Contributors

Unknown: Leon Vietti
Unknown: Serge Jaroff

: ' SONGS I LIKE

Roy Henderson (baritone)
(From Midland)

Contributors

Baritone: Roy Henderson

: THE BOURNEMOUTH MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

Leader, Harold Fairhurst
Conductor, Richard Austin
Solo violin, Frederick Grinke from the Pavilion, Bournemouth The genesis of Tchaikovsky's Fourth
Symphony is romantic to a degree. It was composed during the year of Tchaikovsky's unhappy marriage, which within three months resulted in a final separation and in Tchaikovsky's nearly losing his reason. Through the financial help of his strange friend, Nadejda von Meek (whom he never met), he was enabled to go to Italy, where at Venice he completed the F minor Symphony, which is based on an elaborate programme. The central idea of the whole work is Fate which is represented by a recurring theme that is heard on the bassoons and horns at the outset. The main body of the first movement, in particular, expresses this overpowering force and man's submission and his grief. The sense of despair grows in strength and poignancy until the writer turns from reality to lose himself in dreams. But the theme of Fate from the beginning is heard again, and the music means that life is, after all, but a continual struggle between the bitterness of truth and the fugitive dreams of happiness.

Contributors

Conductor: Richard Austin
Violin: Frederick Grinke

: Gramophone Records ' MUSIC AT HOME

Ania Dorfmann (pianoforte) :
Rondo favori in E flat (Hummel)
Ignaz Friedman (pianoforte):
Song without Words in G minor (Barcarolle) (Mendelssohn)
Eileen Joyce (pianoforte): Serenade (Richard Strauss , arr. Gieseking)
Igor Stravinsky (pianoforte) :
Piano Rag-Music (Stravinsky)

Contributors

Pianoforte: Ania Dorfmann
Pianoforte: Ignaz Friedman
Pianoforte: Eileen Joyce
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Pianoforte: Igor Stravinsky

: COUNTY CRICKET

Surrey v. Lancashire and Sussex v. Yorkshire
Commentaries on the play by E. W. Swanton from Kennington Oval, and P. G. H. Fender from the County
Ground, Hove

Contributors

Play By: E. W. Swanton
Play By: P. G. H. Fender

: THE FIRST NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: MUSIC BY ARMSTRONG GIBBS

The BBC Singers (B):
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Tears
I loved a lass
A Litany
Andy Battle Cradle Song
Keith of Ravelston Songs of Childhood
1 Down-adown-derry. 2 Reverie. 3 Captain Lean. 4 The Sleeping Beauty *

Contributors

Conductor: Leslie Woodgate
Sybilla Marshall: Bettine Young
Winifred Downer: Anne Wood
Rene Soames: Emlvn Bebb
Victor Utting: Victor Harding

: MANTOVANI AND HIS DANCE ORCHESTRA

Venetian in origin, Mantovani came to England at the age of four. At eighteen young Mantovani directed the Salon Orchestra at the Metropole Hotel ; three years later he formed his famous Tipica Orchestra. He has been broadcasting since 1932.

: PROMENADE CONCERT

from Queen's Hall, London
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell and Co. Ltd.)
Part 1
Norman Walker (baritone)
Harriet Cohen (pianoforte)
The BBC Symphony Orchestra
(ninety players)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by SIR HENRY J. WOOD Bax's Symphonic Variations were composed specially for Harriet Cohen while she was one of the students of the Royal Academy of Music. Although only half-way through her teens, she gave the work its first performance at a Promenade Concert in 1920. Since that time the composer has revised and shortened the work considerably. The Variations, though based on the theme which can be heard in one form or another throughout, are treated with much freedom and each has a definite mood of its own. The first, ' Nocturne ', is for the most part dreamy arid quiet. It leads quite suddenly to No. 2, ' 'Strife',
. which is violent and dramatic as its title suggests. No. 3, entitled ' The Temple', is slow and solemn in character. Variation 4, ' Play ', forms a striking contrast with the third, and an Intermezzo, ' Enchantment that follows, is again in a very different atmosphere. The fifth and last variation is called ' Triumph '. Towards the end the whole orchestra gives us the original theme once more, and the piece comes to a jubilant close. Tickets can be obtained from the British Broadcasting Corporation, Broadcasting House, Portland Place, W.1, Messrs. Chappell's Box Office, Queen's Hall, Langham Place, W.1, and the usual Agents. Prices: 7s. 6d., 6s., 5s. (reserved) ; 3s. (unreserved), Promenade (payment at doors only), 2s.

Contributors

Baritone: Norman Walker
Pianoforte: Harriet Cohen
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Sir Henry J. Wood

: THE THIRD NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: A SHORT MID-WEEK SERVICE

Conducted by the Rev. E. N. Porter Goff
Organist, Reginald Goss-Custard from St. Michael's, Chester Square

Contributors

Organist: Rev. E. N. Porter Goff
Organist: Reginald Goss-Custard
Unknown: Chester Square

: SYDNEY KYTE AND HIS BAND

with Jack Plant , Helen McKay ,
Stanley Flaum

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Plant
Unknown: Helen McKay
Unknown: Stanley Flaum

: 'THE TALE OF THE WIF OF BATHE '

A reading of Chaucer, by H. D. C. Pepler and Sally Perry
In that remarkable gallery of fourteenth-century English portraits which Chaucer has given us in ' The Canterbury Tales' none is more vivid, more robustly alive than the Wife of Bath:
' Bold was her face, and fair, and red of hue.
She was a worthy woman all her life,
Husbands at church-e door she had-e five '
A much-travelled lady-she had been three times to Jerusalem and appears to have ' done ' Western Europe as thoroughly as any modern tourist-and (more to the point) ' In fellowship well could she laugh and chat', as her long and racy prologue to her tale well proves.
Her tale itself, unlike those of most of her companions, has no known original.

Contributors

Unknown: H. D. C. Pepler
Unknown: Sally Perry

: DANCE MUSIC

on gramophone records








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