A Symphony Concert
The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Julius Kopsch : Overture, Fidelio (Beethoven)
Walter Gieseking (pianoforte) and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Henry J. Wood : Concerto No. I, in E flat (Liszt)
The Halle Orchestra , conducted by Sir Hamilton Harty : Symphony No. 4, in A (The Italian) (Mendelssohn)
Sir Henry J.
It was inevitable for these two popular singers to meet, for Phyllis Scott and her original partner were the first to broadcast this particular type of folk song. John Rorke has been singing old songs since the days when, as a young man, he was the first on the music-hall stage to sing them.
Years ago he used to go round to the publishers for old songs, and they inevitably said: "Can't you sing something new?" He always told them that one day they would be glad he was singing the old ones. With albums of old songs selling freely today, his words have come true; but then, he has largely contributed to their popularity by singing them for years at the microphone. He was actually doing so at Cardiff as long ago as 1924.
A Dramatic Chronicle by CECIL LEWIS
Other parti played by : Dennis Hoey , Wallace Evennett , Clare Harris , Philip Wade , Hermione Gin gold, Percy Rhodes , J. Hubert Leslie ,
Patric Curwen , H. St. Barbe West , Bernard Benoliel , Herbert Lugg , Eugene Leahy , Douglas Burbidge , Peter Grisewood and Peter Vokes
Music by GERRARD WILLIAMS
Conducted by KNEALE KELLEY
Production by THE AUTHOR
H. St. Barbe
Queen Isabella of Spain:
King John of Portugal:
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