Leader, Frank Thomas
Gwen Hirst (contralto)
From 11.30 to 12.0 Scottish Regional will radiate a programme of its own.
Details on page 299.
From 12.0 to 12.30 Belfast will radiate a programme of its own. Details on page
America's Queen of Vaudeville
Continental Cabaret Singer
Parisian Cabaret Artist
THE THREE ADMIRALS
Masters of Modern Harmony
THE B.B.C. VARIETY
LEW LESLIE 'S
'BLACKBIRDS OF 1934'
'St. James's Infirmary'
Sung by VALAIDA, assisted by THE BLACKBIRDS
Relayed from the London Coliseum
St. James's Infirmary for coloured people is in the State of Alabama. The melody is played by Negro pianists in the inns of the Southern States when visitors ask for something typical. The staging of the number is by Lew Leslie.
(Strings of Section E)
(Led by MARIE Wilson )
Conducted by JOHN BARBIROLLI
MARGARET BALFOUR (contralto)
Arensky was a pupil of Rimsky-Korsakov, and the latter in his autobiography pays rather a left-handed tribute to his pupil. He says of Arensky that, after securing a soft and well-paid job in the Ministry, he fell to dissipating rather than composing, and ends up his short tribute with the words ' He will soon be forgotten '. But while string orchestras exist to play this beautiful set of variations, there is little likelihood of that.
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