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: THE DAILY SERVICE

from page 9 of 'New Every Morning

: Weather Forecast

for Farmers and Shipping

: MOTHER AND DOCTOR

'Feeding the Baby'-3 by a Doctor

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Music and Movement for
Juniors
ANN DRIVER
11.20 A Pianoforte Interlude
by J. W. HORTON
11.30 Music and Movement
Ⓓ for Infants
ANN DRIVER

Contributors

Unknown: J. W. Horton

: ORGAN RECITAL

by Douglas Steele from the Town Hall, Manchester

Contributors

Unknown: Douglas Steele

: BILLY BISSETT AND HIS CANADIANS

with Alice Mann
The Canadian Capers

Contributors

Unknown: Alice Mann

: EMPIRE EXCHANGE

Talks by visitors from the Dominions and Colonies

: Friday Midday Concert

Under the direction of Johan Hock from Queen's College Chambers
Lecture Hall, Birmingham
The Birmingham Philharmonic
String Orchestra
Leader, Norris Stanley
Conductor, Johan Hock Joan Davies (pianoforte)
Mozart's magnificent A major Concerto was completed in Vienna on March 2, 1786, just three weeks before the equally remarkable C minor. In December of the same year came a third great piano concerto (in C major, K.503), and Sir Donald Tovey has pointed out that this trio of concertos is comparable with the trio of great symphonies written two years later.
' The pathos of the C minor
Concerto is even more profound than that of the G minor Symphony', he says, while the C major ' fully equals the " Jupiter " Symphony in triumphant majesty, and even in contrapuntal display '. As for the A major, it is, ' with the additional element of pathos in its remarkable slow movement, as eminently a study in euphony as is the E flat Symphony '.

Contributors

Unknown: Johan Hock
Conductor: Johan Hock
Pianoforte: Joan Davies
Unknown: Donald Tovey

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Interval Music
2.5 Travel Talk
The Orient
' An Indian Village '
F. McDERMOTT

Contributors

Unknown: F. McDermott

: THE HARP QUINTET

Harry Dyson (flute)
Eric Roberts (violin)
Gethyn Wykeham-George
(violoncello)
Herbert New (clarinet)
Tina Bonifacio (harp)
(From Northern Ireland)

Contributors

Flute: Harry Dyson
Violin: Eric Roberts
Violin: Gethyn Wykeham-George
Clarinet: Herbert New
Harp: Tina Bonifacio

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Junior English
A Folk Tale programme arranged by JEAN SUTCLIFFE
3.5 Interval Music
3.10 Feature Programme Ⓓ 'Helping the Farmer '
B. A. KEEN, D.Sc.
A description of the work done at Rothamsted Experimental Station, and the way it is of use to people cultivating the land
The story of Rothamsted Experimental Station, the great stronghold of scientific agriculture near Harpenden, is an interesting one. After the Napoleonic Wars a young man, John Lawes , inherited the Rothamsted estate. Faced with the urgent necessity of making it pay well, he began to apply his chemical knowledge to the land. He introduced the first artificial manures in this country and may be said to have founded the laboratory attitude towards farming.
In the past hundred years the Rothamsted Experimental Station has helped the farmer with every available scientific means. This afternoon's programme will describe some of its wonders to listeners.
A party of schoolboys, accompanied by a recording van, recently visited the Station, where they talked to B. A. Keen, Assistant Director, and Edwin Grey , who has been working at Rothamsted since he was a boy of thirteen, and who remembers Lawes very well.
Recordings were made during a tour of the laboratory, and of the field ' Broad Balk ', which has been in uninterrupted wheat cultivation since 1843. The field is cultivated in strips, on each of which a different type or proportion of manure is used.
3.300 Interval Music
3.35 Talk for Sixth Forms
Ⓓ Forceful Thinkers '-1
' Roger Bacon '
(Scottish)

Contributors

Arranged By: Jean Sutcliffe
Unknown: John Lawes
Unknown: Edwin Grey
Unknown: Roger Bacon

: DID YOU EVER HEAR THIS?'

A programme of gramophone records
Presented by Eric Gillett

Contributors

Presented By: Eric Gillett

: John Reynders with His Orchestra

John Reynders, who is as well known in the theatre and on the screen as he is on the air, formed his orchestra for broadcasting in 1935 and they have been constantly' before the microphone ever since. He was playing professionally when he was thirteen, was musical director for The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse at the Palace and for Ben Hur at the Tivoli. Among the many films for which he has arranged music is Night Alone, starring Emlyn Williams and recently released.

: THE FIRST NEWS

including Weather Forecast
6.20 National Bulletin for Farmers

: FLORENCE DE JONG

at the BBC Theatre Organ

: 'THE WEEK IN WESTMINSTER'

Wilfrid Roberts , M.P.

Contributors

Unknown: Wilfrid Roberts

: THE BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell
National Dances of Europe

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell

: HANDEL-3

.Chamber Music played by Frederick Grinke (violin)
David Martin (violin)
John Moore (violoncello)
Ernest Lush (harpsichord)
Trio Sonata in E, Op. 2, No. 9
1 Adagio-Allegro. 2 Adagio-Allegro
Harpsichord solos:
Courante (Suite No. 8, in F minor)
Gigue
Trio Sonata in B flat, Op. 2, No. 4
1 Andante-Allegro. 2 Larghetto -Allegro

Contributors

Violin: Frederick Grinke
Violin: David Martin
Violin: John Moore
Harpsichord: Ernest Lush

: ' WHAT HAPPENED AT 8.20 ?

An entertainment — A mystery —
And a solution
(based on an idea by James Langham )
No. 5—'The Strange Story of a Dance Record'
The Scene : A Recording Studio in London
The mystery solved and the music composed by Spike Hughes
Cast
Phil Cardew and his Dance
Orchestra
Production by Ronald Waldman

Contributors

Unknown: James Langham
Composed By: Spike Hughes
Unknown: Phil Cardew
Production By: Ronald Waldman
A Band Leader (Al): Richard Wattis
A Recording Manager (Morris): Bryan Powley
Dr Scott: Douglas Matthews
Kay Waring: Janet Lind
Billy: Ronnie Hill
Irving: Billy Quest
Jake: Oliver Burt
A Policeman: Maurice Denham

: 'YOUNG BLOODS OF RADIO'

with George Elrick
Issy Bonn Morton Fraser
Al Devito
Shirley Lenner Peter Dare and The Youngest Bloods
Produced by Gordon Crier
It has become common for radio shows to become stage favourites: ' Young Bloods of Radio', on the other hand, comes to the studio this evening as a show which has already well established itself on the ' boards '. The idea is to introduce to listeners some of those youngsters who will probably be big radio stars in a year or two. It is, in fact, the ' New Gang ' doing its stuff.
Issy Bonn, who had a year with Bryan Michie 's ' Secrets of the BBC ', has been broadcasting for a couple of years now, and has very ably filled the radio gap caused by the death of Julian Rose , the Hebrew comedian. He formed ' Young Bloods of Radio ' earlier this year.
Among others who will be heard this evening are George Elrick , who made his name with Henry Hall ; Shirley Lenner , who is only fourteen, and who has been touring the Halls with George Elrick for some time now ; and Morton Fraser , who appeared on the air as Britain's greatest harmonica exponent just one year before this evening's programme. Al Devito is a versatile youngster from the States, who plays trumpet, violin, the drums, and piano ; and eighteen-year-old Peter Dare comperes the show. There will also be surprise items in the shape of new broadcasters-all amateurs.

Contributors

Unknown: George Elrick
Unknown: Issy Bonn
Unknown: Morton Fraser
Unknown: Al Devito
Unknown: Shirley Lenner
Unknown: Peter Dare
Unknown: Bryan Michie
Unknown: Julian Rose
Unknown: George Elrick
Unknown: Henry Hall
Unknown: Shirley Lenner
Unknown: George Elrick
Unknown: Morton Fraser
Unknown: Al Devito
Unknown: Peter Dare

: THE THIRD NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: ICELAND

' Twenty Years of Independence'
P. F. D. Tennant

Contributors

Unknown: F. D. Tennant

: THE BBC CONCERTS OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC-3

(Thirteenth Season)
'The Vision of Isaiah'
An oratorio for soloists, chorus, and orchestra by Willy Burkhard
English translation by D. Millar Craig
May Blyth (soprano)
Parry Jones (tenor)
Ronald Stear (bass)
The BBC Chorus
(Section A)
Chorus master, Leslie Woodgate
The BBC Orchestra
(Section D)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Clarence Raybould

Contributors

Unknown: Willy Burkhard
Translation By: D. Millar Craig
Soprano: May Blyth
Tenor: Parry Jones
Bass: Ronald Stear
Chorus Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould

: BERT FIRMAN AND HIS ORCHESTRA

with Marjorie Stedeford , George Barclay , Rex Owen , The Downbeats from the London Casino

Contributors

Unknown: Marjorie Stedeford
Unknown: George Barclay
Unknown: Rex Owen

: DANCE MUSIC

on gramophone records








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