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: Weather Forecast

for Farmers and Shipping

: Act 1 of Massenet's Opera 'WERTHER'

on gramophone records
Cast Le Balli Narcon and the Chorus and Orchestra of the Opera-Comique, conducted, by Elie Cohen
The libretto of Massenet's opera Werther is founded on Goethe s famous romantic novel. The action is almost wholly in the hands ot three people-Charlotte, her cousin
Werther, and Albert. When the first Act opens Charlotte is preparing to go to a ball, while her father is teaching the younger children to sing a Christmas carol. Charlotte, in her ball dress, gives the little ones their evening bread-and-butter, as she has always done. Werther is also invited to the ball, and she greets him on his entrance with a friendly kiss. When they have left for the ball, Albert comes in. He has been away from home tor six months, and wonders whether in his absence Charlotte has ceased to care for him. Sophie, one of the younger children, reassures him; Charlotte is still faithful to him. Later, when Werther escorts Charlotte home from the ball, he declares his love for her, and it is then that her father tells her the news of Albert's s return. Charlotte tells Werther that before her mother died she had promised to marry Albert, and that she must keep her promise.

Contributors

Conducted By: Elie Cohen
Charlotte: Ninon Vallin
Sophie: Germain Feraldy
Werther: Georges Thill
Albert: Marcel Rocque
: Johann Guénot
Schmidt: Niel

: HAYDN FAWCETT . AND HIS ORCHESTRA

(All arrangements by Guy Jones )

Contributors

Arrangements By: Guy Jones

: A PIANOFORTE RECITAL

by Philippa Saxe-Wyndham

Contributors

Unknown: Philippa Saxe-Wyndham

: AT FIRST HAND

Igor Vinogradoff

Contributors

Unknown: Igor Vinogradoff

: THE CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.0 From West and Wales
' Under Sail at Torbay '
An impression of the International
Regatta
5.15 From Scottish :
The Aberdeen Animals present
' Fergus and Finn ' a Highland legendary tale written for broadcasting by MARRIS MURRAY
(author of ' The Blue Falcon')

Contributors

Broadcasting By: Marris Murray

: Ambrose and his Orchestra

with Evelyn Dall, Sam Browne, Max Bacon, Les Carew from The Monte Carlo at the Paris Exhibition

Contributors

Unknown: Evelyn Dall
Unknown: Sam Browne
Unknown: Max Bacon

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast
7.20 Regional Sports Bulletin and Regional Bulletin for Farmers

: THE CASTLE OF EDINBURGH

These reminiscences of the past will be told from the Castle itself. These historic incidents will be re-enacted on the original ground
Written by W. Mackay Mackenzie
Music and production by John Gough
Taking part:
George Davies , Weston Fields , Gerald Jerome , Daniel MacArthur , James McKechnie , Bruce Morgan , Hector Munro , Elsie Payne , Nan Scott , Adam Shepherd , James Sloan , Tom Smith , Charles Watson ,
Eric Wightman

Contributors

Written By: W. MacKay MacKenzie
Production By: John Gough
Unknown: George Davies
Unknown: Weston Fields
Unknown: Gerald Jerome
Unknown: Daniel MacArthur
Unknown: James McKechnie
Unknown: Bruce Morgan
Unknown: Hector Munro
Unknown: Elsie Payne
Unknown: Nan Scott
Unknown: Adam Shepherd
Unknown: James Sloan
Unknown: Tom Smith
Unknown: Charles Watson
Unknown: Eric Wightman

: THE BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section B)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Cyril Smith (pianoforte)
In the summer of 1862, Balakirev took a holiday in the Caucasus and was captivated both by the lovely scenery and by the oriental music he heard there. Two of his finest works were directly inspired by this visit and subsequent ones : the symphonic poem ' Tamara and the piano fantasia, 'Islamey '.
The latter, which long enjoyed the reputation of being the most difficult piano piece ever written, was dedicated to Nicholas Rubinstein , Anton's brother, who gave the first performance of it in December 1869. But it would be quite wrong to dismiss ' Islamey' as a mere virtuoso showpiece ; evolved from three simple themes of Caucasian and Armenian origin, the piece is a remarkable evocation of the East, brilliant in colour and intoxicating in rhythm.
CYRIL SMITH AND ORCHESTRA
Concerto No. 3, in D minor
Rakhmaninov
1 Allegro ma non tanto. 2 Intermezzo. 3 Finale

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould
Pianoforte: Cyril Smith
Unknown: Nicholas Rubinstein
Unknown: Cyril Smith

: THE YOUNGER GENERATION

What Others Think of Us and What We Think of Ourselves
A Conversation in Two Rooms
Maurice Healy Arnot Robertson Cloudesley Brereton C. P. Snow E. M. Stephan Henry Turner

Contributors

Unknown: M. Stephan Henry Turner

: NEWS SUMMARY

(including Weather Forecast)
SPORT, TOPICAL TALKS

: LATE NEWS SUMMARY

including Weather Forecast

: MUSIC

A programme of Melodies and Memories
Revived by Henry Hall 's Music Makers

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Hall








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