The London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Leo Blech : Overture, Oberon (Weber)
The B B C Symphony Orchestra, conductor, Adrian Boult , Aubrey Brain
(horn) : Nocturne (A Midsummer Night's Dream) (Mendelssohn)
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bt. : Summer Night on the River (Delius)
The Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Bruno Walter : Dance of the Seven Veils (Salome) (Richard Strauss )
Leader, AlFRED CAVE
Conducted by H. FOSTER CLARK
Overture, The Italian in Algiers Rossini
Except for the recent Covent Garden revival, The Italian in Algiers has long ago gone from the repertoire, but the Overture is still a popular item in concert programmes. It is, indeed, a characteristic example of Rossini's wonderful gift for sparkling melody. and his favourite device of the crescendo is used very effectively.
Weinberger's opera, Schwanda, the Bagpiper, when produced in Germany two or three years ago proved an enormous success. It came to Covent Garden the season before last and our audience were hardly less enthusiastic. Schtcanda is a first-rate entertainment : good tunes, colour, wit and humour are its outstanding characteristics. The suite consists of five of the best and most tuneful numbers.
with Jack Lorimer, Ray Wallace, Ronald Hill, Stanley Brown, Clive Erard, Garda Hall, The Rhythm Brothers, Doris Hare, John Turner, Albert Richardson, Bert Meredith, G. Kitchener, Freddie Gardner and his Rhythm Five
The BBC Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Mark H. Lubbock
Compere, Bryan Michie
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