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: SYDNEY GUSTARD

At The Organ of The Gaumont
Palace Cinema, Chester From 12.45 to 1.30 North Regional will radiate a programme of its own. Details on page 662.

: THE NORTHERN STUDIO ORCHESTRA

Directed by John Bridge
Mary Davies (mezzo-soprano)

Contributors

Directed By: John Bridge
Mezzo-Soprano: Mary Davies

: The Coventry Hippodrome Orchestra

Conducted by Charles Shadwell.
Relayed from The Hippodrome Theatre, Coventry

From 3.0 Scottish Regional will radiate a programme of its own. Details on page 663.

Contributors

Musicians: The Coventry Hippodrome Orchestra
Conductor: Charles Shadwell

: All Regionals except Scottish

A Programme of Gramophone Records
A Symphony Concert
Edwin Fischer (pianoforte) and The
London Philharmonic Orchestra : Concerto in D minor (Mozart)—1st movement, Allegro; 2nd movement, Romanza ; 3rd movement, Rondo-Allegro assai
The Walther Straram Orchestra , conducted by Philippe Gaubert : Daphnis and Chloe (Ravel)—Dawn of Day ; Pantomime ; Dance

Contributors

Pianoforte: Edwin Fischer
Unknown: Walther Straram Orchestra
Conducted By: Philippe Gaubert

: ' The First News'

Weather Forecast, First General News Bulletin and Bulletin for Farmers, followed by Regional Announcements and Regional Bulletin for Farmers

: Promenade Concert

Relayed from
The Queen's Hall, London
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell and Co., Ltd.)
Haydn-Mozart Concert NOEL EADIE (soprano)
ARTHUR CATTERALL (violin)
THE B.B.C. SYMPHONY
ORCHESTRA
(Principal Violin, CHARLES WOODHOUSE)
Conducted by Sir HENRY WOOD
* Part I
As this symphony is, unusually for Haydn, scored for four horns instead of two, and as we know Haydn to have had some good horn players in 1765 when he composed it at Esterhaz, it is possible that he thought to make good use of them. There is much more work for the horns than is customary with Haydn, particularly at the beginning when the ' horn signal' (a kind of bugle call) is heard at once. Again, the slow movement is for strings and horns (no woodwind), and in the finale, which is in the form of a theme and variation, the horns have a splendid time. The symphony ought, it would almost seem, to have a programme. Haydn probably imagined one-he usually did when he was composing-but he did not reveal it.
This is the fifth of six concertos written by Mozart during 1775 and 1776. He was about twenty at the time of the first, and since he was then practising the violin hard-he was actually quite an accomplished player -it is presumed he composed then as much for his own use as for use by others.
This concerto is scored for small orchestra, two oboes, two horns, and strings. Prom habituees and listeners will recall that Arthur Catterall has played this same concerto on previous occasions.
ORCHESTRA
Divertimento in B flat (Feldpartita) for
In one year, 1788, Mozart composed the three last and the three greatest symphonies he was to write before his death three years later. They were all written within less than two months, the E flat major (No. 30) being dated June 26, the G minor (No. 40), July 25, and the 'Jupiter' in C (No. 41), August 10. Each is emotionally different, yet all are unmistakably Mozart at his very finest. The E flat Symphony is happiness itself, the ' Jupiter ' all dignity and grace, while of the G minor Otto jahn, Mozart's biographer, wrote that it seems to express a sorrow rising ' in a continuous climax to a wild movement, as though seeking to stifle care'. It is as though Mozart had in this triptych deliberately written in terms of music that part of his autobiography which can alone be so expressed.
Tickets can be obtained from [address removed] ; and usual agents.
Prices (including Entertainments Tax).
7s. 6d., 6s., 5s. (reserved), 3s. (unreserved), Promenade (payment at doors only), 2s.

Contributors

Conducted By: Sir Henry Wood
Unknown: Arthur Catterall

: ' The Second News '

Weather Forecast
Second General News Bulletin

: DANCE MUSIC

JACK JACKSON and his BAND
Relayed from The Dorchester Hotel

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Jackson








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