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: THE DAILY SERVICE

★ from page 109 of ' New Every Morning '

: A Programme of ★ GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Louis Jensen (cello), Galinu Werschenskaya (pianoforte): Malinconia (Melancholy) (Sibelius)
Marian Anderson (contralto):
Come away, death. Sav, Sav, Susa (Sigh, 0 sedges) (Sibelius)
Emil Telmanyi (violin): Danse champetre (Rustic Dance), Op. 106, No. 1. Romance, Op. 78, No. 2. Danse champetre, Op. 100, No. 2 (Sibelius)

Contributors

Cello: Louis Jensen
Contralto: Marian Anderson
Violin: Emil Telmanyi

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

★ French for Sixth Forms
' Les Grands Orateurs français-
Mirabeau'
E. M. STÉPHAN

: GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

★ London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Felix Weingartner
Overture, Leonore (No. 2)
(Beethoven)

Contributors

Conducted By: Felix Weingartner

: A RECITAL

★ The Norbert Wethmar
Pianoforte Quintet:
Norbert Wethmar (violin)
Nathan Comras (violin)
John Yewe Dyer (viola)
Walter Nunn (violoncello) Wilfrid Parry (pianoforte)
Quintet in A flat (in one movement)
' Field
Quintet No. 2, in C minor, Op. 115
Faure
1 Allegro moderato. 2 Allegro vivo. 3 Andante moderato. 4 Allegro molto

Contributors

Pianoforte: Norbert Wethmar
Violin: Norbert Wethmar
Violin: Nathan Comras
Viola: John Yewe Dyer
Viola: Walter Nunn
Pianoforte: Wilfrid Parry

: CHARLES ERNESCO ★ AND HIS QUINTET

with Webster Booth
Charles Ernesco studied the violin at the Guildhall School of Music under Max Mossel and got his first engagement at the age of twenty as an extra in the London Symphony Orchestra at the Leeds Festival of 1925. For five or six years he played at Covent Garden during the International Season. Then in 1934 he formed his popular Quintet, which still consists of its original members.
His vocalist, Webster Booth , is also no stranger to Covent Garden ; as the tenor in Der Rosenkavalier last year, he scored a remarkable success. He is equally at home in concert-party work and in Handel, and listeners will specially remember his fine singing in such radio opera productions as Lakme and Hugh the Drover.

Contributors

Unknown: Webster Booth
Unknown: Charles Ernesco
Unknown: Max Mossel
Unknown: Webster Booth

: 'WAR AND PEACE'

★ by Leo Tolstoy 16, 'Pierre faces the firing squad '
A serial reading by Eric Gillett
Pierre had stayed behind in Moscow in disguise. Brooding on the fate of Russia, he decided that he must sacrifice his own life in some desperate act to save his country. Napoleon was to make a ceremonial entry into Moscow on the morning of September 3, 1812 ; Pierre decided to assassinate him. Unfortunately (and characteristically) he overslept. The fires are spreading.

Contributors

Unknown: Leo Tolstoy
Reading By: Eric Gillett

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

* World History
' The Burning of Njal '
CYRIL JACKSON
2.25 * Interval Music
2.30 Biology in the Service of Man
★ Growth
' Strange Ways of Growing Up'
H. MUNRO Fox , F.R.S.
(From Midland)

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Jackson
Unknown: H. Munro Fox

: GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

★ Heddle Nash (tenor)
Serenade (The Fair Maid of Perth)
(Bizet). To Mary (M. V. White). Dream Song (Manon) (Massenet). La Danza (Rossini)

Contributors

Tenor: Heddle Nash

: IAN STEWART

★ the Song Reporter

: EVENSONG

★ from St. Paul's Cathedral
Ash Wednesday
Order of Service
Psalms cii, cxxx, and cxliii Lesson, Jonah iii
Magnificat, Plainsong (Fayrfax)
Lesson, Hebrews iii, 12-19, iv, 1-13 Nunc Dimittis, Plainsong (Fayrfax)
Anthem, Remember not, Lord
(Purcell)
Remember not. Lord, our offences, nor the offences of our forefathers ; neither take thou vengeance of our sins: but spare us, good Lord, spare thy people, whom thou hast redeemed with thy precious blood, and be not angry with us for ever. Spare us, good Lord. (Words, from the Litany)
Hymn, Be thou my guardian and my guide (E.H. 369)
4.50 * Interlude

: THE FIRST NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: WHITEHALL TOUR-10

' The Ministry of Transport'
E. D. O'Brien

Contributors

Unknown: E. D. O'Brien

: MODERN FRENCH SONGS-2

sung by Pierre Bernac (tenor)
Accompanied by Francis Poulenc
A Roussel Programme
Nuit d'automne (Autumn Night)
(H. de Regnier )
Amoureux separes (Parted Lovers)
(after the English poem by H. Giles )
Light (G. Jean-Aubry)
Le jardin mouille (The Garden after the Rain) (H. de Regnier )
Des fleurs font une broderie (An
Embroidery of Flowers) (H. P. Roche , after the English translation by H. Giles from the Chinese of Li-Ho (ninth century)
Sur une jeune fille (On a Young
Girl) (Anacreon, Ode xxxiv)
Sarabande (R. Chalupt)
Coeur en peril (A Heart in Danger)
(R. Chalupt)
With an introduction by Rollo Myers

Contributors

Sung By: Pierre Bernac
Accompanied By: Francis Poulenc
Unknown: H. de Regnier
Unknown: H. Giles
Unknown: H. de Regnier
Unknown: H. P. Roche
Unknown: H. Giles
Unknown: Rollo Myers

: 'SWING SONG '

A programme in praise of rhythm with Ben Frankel and his Orchestra
Dorothy Carless
The Rhythm Brothers and the dancing feet of Buddy Bradley
Like a good many other musicians, Ben Frankel had to face strong parental opposition when he wished to make music his profession. After a false start in business, he studied the piano under Victor Benham and got a job as pianist in a dance orchestra at the Wembley Exhibition during its first year.
He exchanged the piano for a fiddle (in Jack Howard 's Band at Olympia), and later got engagements with Elizalde and Carroll Gibbons.
Since leaving Carroll Gibbons ,
Frankel has confined himself to orchestrating, composing, and conducting. He has arranged for Henry Hall and orchestrated the music of numerous West-End shows, including Operette, I Can Take It, The Melody that got Lost, Under your
Hat, and most of Frances Day's shows, and he arranged and conducted the popular radio series, ' The Song is Ended ', ' Rhythm Express ', and ' This Thing Called Jazz

Contributors

Unknown: Ben Frankel
Unknown: Buddy Bradley
Musicians: Ben Frankel
Unknown: Victor Benham
Unknown: Jack Howard
Unknown: Carroll Gibbons.
Unknown: Carroll Gibbons
Unknown: Henry Hall

: THE WORLD GOES BY

F. H. Grisewood brings to the microphone
People in the news
People talking about the news Interesting visitors to England and Lord Elton in his weekly talk
' Since last Wednesday '

Contributors

Unknown: F. H. Grisewood

: THE BBC SYMPHONY CONCERTS

Season 1938-9
Fourteenth Concert from Queen's Hall, London
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell and Co. Ltd.)
A Section of the BBC Choral
Society
Chorus Master, Leslie Woodgate
The BBC Symphony Orchestra
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by SIR THOMAS BEECHAM , Bart.
A SECTION OF THE BBC CHORAL
SOCIETY
See the short article on page 13
8.59 Prelude and Isolda's Death
Song (Tristan and Isolde)..Wagner
This arrangement of the opening Prelude and the final scene from Tristan and Isolda was sanctioned, and a purely instrumental version made, by Wagner himself. Isolda has hastened across the sea to the mortally wounded Tristan, only to witness his death in her arms. She sings, in the Liebestod of her longing to follow him into the beyond and sinks lifeless across his body.

Contributors

Chorus Master: Leslie Woodgate
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

: THE THIRD NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: CONCERT, Part 2

Symphony No. 5, in E minor
Tchaikovsky
1 Introduction (Andante)—Allegro con anima. 2 Andante cantabile, con alcuna licenza. 3 Waltz: Allegro moderato. 4 Finale: Andante maestoso-Allegro vivace -Moderato assai e molto maestoso —Presto—Molto meno mosso
Tickets may be obtained from t[address removed], and usual agents. Prices : 2/- to 10/-.

Contributors

Unknown: Messrs. Chappell

: THE BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson

Contributors

Leader: Tate Gilder
Conductor: Stanford Robinson

: JACK JACKSON AND HIS BAND

will play for dancing from the Dorchester Hotel

: Gramophone Records SWING TIME

' The Judgment of Paris '
Presented by Spike Hughes

Contributors

Presented By: Spike Hughes








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