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: ALFRED BARKER and his ORCHESTRA

From THE ROYAL PRINCES PARADE, BRIDLINGTON

: REGINALD NEW

At THE ORGAN of THE BEAUFORT
CINEMA
From WASHWOOD HEATH,
BIRMINGHAM

: The Northern Studio Orchestra

Directed by John Bridge
Gilbert and Sullivan Selections
The Gondoliers
The Yeomen of the Guard
Haddon Hall
(North Regional Programme)

Contributors

Directed By: John Bridge

: ' The First News '

WEATHER FORECAST, FIRST GENERAL NEWS
BULLETIN and Bulletin for Farmers

: THE MIDLAND STUDIO ORCHESTRA

Directed by FRANK CANTELL
EVELYN OVER (Soprano)
ARTHUR ROBERTS (Pianoforte)

Contributors

Directed By: Frank Cantell
Directed By: Evelyn Over
Pianoforte: Arthur Roberts

: Promenade Concert

Relayed from THE QUEEN'S HALL, LONDON
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell and Co., Ltd.)
Haydn and Mozart
ELSIE SUDDABY
JOSEPH HISLOP
KATHLEEN LONG
THE B.B.C. SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
(Principal First Violin, CHARLES WOODHOUSE )
Conducted by SIR HENRY WOOD
THE E Flat 'Symphony is the first of three
-L composed by Mozart in the summer of 1878. The other two are the 0 Minor and the Jupiter. Mozart composed these three magnificent works in the amazingly short time of six weeks. He was only thirty-two, at the height of his extraordinary powers, and writing like an angel ; not, however, that his gifts seem to have been very much good to him from a worldly point of view. He probably had less money at this time to play about with than at any time in his underpaid career. He was reduced to borrowing and pleading for loans. The ways of genius are inscrutable; how it could have been possible for a man to turn out such wonderful work in such circumstances is beyond the powers of the lesser-gifted to conceive.
HAYDN, released from his service to Prince Esterhazy, retired in his declining years to Vienna. He had acquired considerable prestige as the first composer of his day, and the Austrian nobility. music lovers to a man, competed to do him honour. When they heard that The Creationwas in process of composition twelve of them guaranteed Haydn a sum of 500 ducats to enable him to get on with it. More than this, they paid the expenses of the first public performance, and handed the entire proceeds, amounting to over £300, to Haydn. Their generosity had its reward; The Creation achieved overwhelming popularity, and was performed within the year in every capital in Europe.
IN his Vienna days Mozart was in much request as a piano virtuoso, and the majority of his pianoforte concertos were written probably for some public concert at which ho was to play or for some engagement in a private house. Knowing what his methods of work were, one can imagine him sitting down at the last moment and rattling off the composition of a concerto for a performance in two or three days' time. Doubtless ho had the whole thing in his head, as was his habit; but to get it down, and, presumably, to practise it, must have been a considerable feat. Probably this concerto was dashed off for just such an occasion.

Contributors

Unknown: Elsie Suddaby
Unknown: Joseph Hislop
Unknown: Kathleen Long
Violin: Charles Woodhouse
Conducted By: Sir Henry Wood

: ' The Second News '

WEATHER FORECAST, SECOXD GENERAL NEWS
BULLETIN

: DANCE MUSIC

THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA, directed by HENRY HALL

Contributors

Directed By: Henry Hall








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