★ from page 61 of 'New Every Morning'
* . The Health Services-2
A conversation between a Medical Officer of Health and a Mother
★ Music and Movement for
by Reginald West from the Cathedral Church of St. Patrick, Armagh
Thirty-three-year-old Reginald West began his musical career as a chorister at Hereford Cathedral during the war. He was awarded the first Sinclair Organ Scholarship, and was articled to Dr. Percy Hull at Hereford.
At the age of seventeen West was appointed deputy organist at Hereford Cathedral and music master at the Hereford Cathedral School. Since 1935 he has been organist and master of the choristers at Armagh Cathedral, where he broadcasts another of his popular recitals this morning.
with Gene Crowley
★ Talks by visitors from the dominions and colonies
★ Under the direction of Johan Hock from Queen's College Chambers
Lecture Hall, Birmingham
The Hoist String Quartet:
Henry Hoist (first violin)
Sydney Errington (viola)
Leonard Baker (violoncello)
The Hoist Quartet was formed last year by Henry Hoist , and the three remaining members of the Hirsch Quartet, Leonard Hirsch having taken up an appointment with the BBC.
Hoist himself, who is'a Dane, is principal professor of violin at the Royal Manchester College of Music. He has appeared as soloist with all the leading orchestras in the British Isles and Europe.
Of the other members of the quartet, Reginald Stead is a Yorkshire violinist and has been heard many times broadcasting as leader of the Northern Trio ; Sydney Errington is a well-known North Country viola player, and has given recitals in many parts of the country ; and Leonard Baker , ex-pupil of Carl Fuchs , of the Royal Manchester College of Music, is one of the most accomplished chamber music cellists in this country.
' The Island of Bali '
A programme chosen by Listening Schools
'The Valiant Blackbird'
A play from a folk story by Jean Sutcliffe
Writer (The Valiant Blackbird):
★ and Topical Talks
' Easter ' How Easter is celebrated in different parts of the world-and interesting
Easter customs of the past
F. J. DRAKE CARNELL
F. J. Drake
Sir FREDERICK WHYTE , K.C.S.I.
A gramophone programme written by Mungo Dewar
by Leo Fitzmaurice
Thaddy Mulqueen, an irascible old farmer and publican
Judy Mulqueen, his wife
Bridget Mulqueen, his daughter
Jamesie McNamara , the village play-boy
Tomeen, the pot-boy
Mr. Brown, solicitor
The kitchen of an Irish country house. The room next to it is a public bar.
Production by Howard Rose
(All the above items arranged by Arthur Dulay )
including Weather Forecast
Presented by Bruce Belfrage
Wilfrid Roberts , M.P.
(' The Troubadour')
An opera by Giuseppe Verdi
Words by Salvadore Cammarano
English version by Edward J. Dent
Ferrando (an old retainer of the Count of Luna).....Roderick Lloyd
Leonora (another lady-in-waiting)
The Count of Luna (Commander of the Royal Army)......Dennis Noble
Manrico (a troubadour, supposed son of Azucena)............Arthur Carron
Azucena (an old gypsy-woman)
Ruiz (retainer of Manrico)
Servants and retainers of Count Luna, soldiers, gypsies, nuns, followers of Manrico, monks
The BBC Theatre Chorus
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
The scene is laid in Aragon and Biscay in the early years of the 15th century
Scene I-Saragossa. A hall in the royal palace of the Aljaferia. Just before midnight /
Scene 2-The garden of the same palace, with a marble staircase leading up to the royal apartments. It is night ; thick clouds cover the moon
Scene 3-On the slopes of a mountain in Biscay. It is just dawn
Scene 4-The inner court of the Jerusalem Convent. Night
Scene 5-A military encampment. In the distance the fortress of Castellar is visible
Scene 6-A room in Castellar, opening into a chapel
Scene 7-A wing of the palace of Aljaferia. At the corner there is a tower, the windows of which are barred with iron. The night is very dark
Scene 8-A loathsome dungeon. At one side is a barred window ; at the back a door. A smouldering lamp hangs from the ceiling
Narration written by Wilfrid Rooke Ley
Production by Stanford Robinson , in collaboration with Gordon McConnel , Rex Haworth and Charles Groves
' // Trovatore' will be broadcast again on Monday, April 3. An article telling the story of the opera will appear in the RADIO TIMES published on March 31
including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping .
Descriptions of the Commonwealth today recorded in Australia, and introduced by Michael Terry
5—'The Australian Economy '
E. Ronald Walker , M.S., Ph.D.,
Professor of Economics, University of Sydney
(The series arranged in collaboration with the Australian Broadcasting
Tonight's speaker is an Australian by birth, and a graduate of the University of Cambridge, and of Sydney. He-has been Lecturer in Economics in Sydney University since 1927. He is indeed one of the foremost authorities on economic questions in the ' Fifth Continent '. He represented the Australian Government at the Assembly of the League of Nations in 1937, and a year later became Economic Adviser to the New South Wales State Treasury.
He has written a number of works on economics, and has spoken on this subject for the Australian Broadcasting Commission. He also broadcast in this country when visiting England in 1937. He talked to the schools, and in the BBC's Empire transmissions.
Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell
P. S. G.
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by Maurice Jaubert
Music by French Composers
with Adelaide Hall
Compere, Lionel Gamlin from the Empress Hall, Earls Court