At The Organ of The Gaumont
Palace Cinema, Chester
Directed by Frank Cantell
Charles Gellion (tenor)
From 2.0 Scottish Regional will radiate a programme of its own. Details on page 675.
Conducted by Charles Shadwell
Relayed from The Hippodrome Theatre, Coventry
The London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Albert Coates: Overture in D minor (Handel, arr. Elgar)
Helene Pignari, Lydia Schayelson and Lucette Descaves (pianofortes) with Orchestra, conducted by Gustave Bret: Concerto in C for three Pianos (Bach)
Orchestre Symphonique de Pans, conducted by Ehe Cohen: Orpnee Ballet (Gluck)
Beatrice Hanson (violoncello) with Orchestra, conducted by Eric Fenby: Elegy; Caprice (Delius)
The Berlin State Opera Orchestra, conducted by Alois Melichar: Pictures at an Exhibition (Mussorgsky, arr. Ravel) Gnomes; the old Castle; Tuileries; Bydlo (or wagon) Ballet of the Unhatched Chickens; Samuel Goldenberg and Schmuyle; The
Market Place at Limoges; Catacombs; The hut on fowls' legs; The Great Gate at Kiev
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A play,, specially written for broadcasting, in four episodes by NORMAN EDWARDS
(Based upon. the St. Helena Journal of Baron Gourgaud, and official records) The introductory narrative to each scene will be read by the AUTHOR
The scene is laid in a room in Longwood House on the Island of M. Helena. The episodes occur during the Emperor Napoleon's captivity between the years 1816 and 1821 Production by VAL GIELGUD
' Quarrel Island' will be repeated in the National programme tomorrow night.
Full details of the cast are on page 680 and an article on the story behind the play, by Norman Edwards , the author, appears on page 622
Conducted by G. Walter
The members of the Orchestre Raymonde, numbering some twenty-six players, are all British instrumentalists in spite of the name they have elected to play under. The conductor is G. Walter, a name said to conceal the identity of a young musician widely known for his clever and sparkling arrangements of many popular orchestral works. His idea is primarily to adapt his orchestrations to microphone technique, to which he has given serious study. He pays great attention to colour, and confesses that he has been influenced by the French school of light music, which is again indebted to Bizet. He even admits some slight debt to the technique displayed in Walt Disney's 'Silly Symphonies'. Listeners will not fail to remark upon the effectiveness of his work and they may easily be deceived into thinking that they are listening to a full symphony orchestra, so skilfully is the orchestration manoeuvred to that end. The players, too, are drawn from the first orchestras in this country, and no possible effect that can be made by an orchestra is likely to be let slip. Give them, for example, a Viennese waltz to play, and they will perform it as to the manner born.
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THE B.B.C. DANCE ORCHESTRA
Directed by HENRY HALL