The Story behind the Fantastic
Symphony by Hector Berlioz
Written by WILFRID RooKE LEY and HOLT MARVELL
Scene, Outside a Paris Cafe
Time, A.D. 1854
Characters in the Old Man's Story
Narrator, GRENVILLE EVES At the Piano, ALAN PAUL
THE CAFÉ ORCHESTRA (The Victor Olof Trio )
THE BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA
Conducted by MARK H. Lubbock
Production by GORDON MCCONNEL
The Old Man with the Newspaper:
The Minister of Fine Arts:
from Queen's Park
Order of Service
Hymn, Immortal, invisible, God only wise (Cong. H. 22; S.P. 535)
Hymn, 0 for a closer walk with God
(Cong. H. 418; S.P. 112)
Hymn, Soldiers of Christ, arise (Cong.
H. 436; S.P. 641)
Address by the Rev. B. C. PLOWRIGHT
Hymn, Awake, our souls (Cong. H.
435 ; S.P. 461)
Organist, H. SCULL
Choirmaster, LLOYD Huws
Rev. B. C.
An appeal on behalf of THE METROPOLITAN HOSPITAL SUNDAY FUND by the Hon. Sir WILLIAM GoscHEN , K.B.E., Chairman of the London Hospital.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
E. V. APPLETON, F.R.S.
(Wheatstone Professor of Physics,
University of London)
Professor Appleton will talk about the area above the stratosphere more than twenty miles above the earth and how it affects the reception of wireless transmission at long distances
Leader, ARTHUR CATTERALL
Conducted by ADOLF WIKLUND
Adolf Wiklund , permanent conductor of the Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, has long been an enthusiastic pioneer in introducing British music to the Swedish public. Born in 1879, he studied in Stockholm, Paris, and Berlin. He is not only a conductor, but a composer of distinction.
Of the three Swedish works in his programme, two are by living composers. Sodermann's Joan of Arc Overture represents Swedish music sixty years ago, but the Symphony by Atterberg (b. 1887) and the Rhapsody by Alfven (b. 1872) are characteristic contemporary compositions.
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