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: CALLENDER'S BAND

Conductor, TOM MORGAN
DOROTHY D'ORSAY (contralto)

Contributors

Conductor: Tom Morgan
Conductor: Dorothy D'Orsay

: THE LONDON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

(Leader, W. H. REED )
Conducted by WARWICK BRAITHWAITE
WALTER WIDDOP (tenor)
This Overture was the first in that form composed. by Berlioz, and, together with Les Fratws-juges, forms the earliest work of his to be published.
He was under twenty-five at the time and was not only quite unknown outside the Paris Conservatoire, but had not yet gained the blue riband of French musical studentship, the Prix dc Rome. Even at this early stage, Berlioz was intent on writing what are, although he calls them overtures, actually symphonic poems, ' 'Waverley', ', for exam-pie, being founded on incidents from Scott's novel. The ' Waverley ' Overture is not often played, but that is merely because his later overtures are so much finer.
The first of these arias is sung by Otello at the beginning of the third act. lago has done his deadly work, and Otello, tormented with jealousy, bitterly reproaches Desdemona with her supposed infidelity. He thrusts her roughly from his presence. He now sings this song full of self-pity. Heaven has done this cruel thing to him, and he sees no hope of any further happiness in his life.
The second aria is from the fourth and last act of Otelln. Desdemona is dead, killed by Otello, who, now learning of lago's treachery, is half mad with remorse ; he draws his dagger, stabs himself and, bidding a passionate farewell to the corpse of Desdemona, sinks lifeless at her bedside.

Contributors

Leader: W. H. Reed
Conducted By: Warwick Braithwaite
Tenor: Walter Widdop

: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

Relayed from
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church,
Eastbourne
Order of Service
Hymn, The sun is sinking fast (C.H.,
272 ; A. and M., 17)
Prayer
Psalm 121 (Metrical Version), I to the hills will lift mine eyes
Lesson
Prayer and Lord's Prayer
Hymn, 0 Lord and Master of us all
(C.H., 513)
Address by the Rev. JAMES REID , D.D.
Hymn, 0 Saviour, bless us ere we go
(C.H., 302 ; A. and M., 28) (omit verse 5)

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. James Reid

: ' The News '

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