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: The BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra

Led by Stuart Redfern
Conducted by Philip Whiteway
Nan Shaw (contralto)

Contributors

Unknown: Stuart Redfern
Conducted By: Philip Whiteway
Contralto: Nan Shaw

: FELTON RAPLEY

at the Organ of the Gaumont Palace,
Birmingham

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Yehudi Menuhin (violin), and String Orchestra, conducted by Georges Enesco : Concerto No. 1, in A minor (Bach)-l Allegro. 2 Andante. 3 Allegro assai
The BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor, Sir Adrian Boult , Quartet: Paul Beard , Barry Squire ,' Bernard Shore , and Ambrose Gaunt -lett: Introduction and Allegro for strings, Op. 47 (Elgar)

Contributors

Violin: Yehudi Menuhin
Conducted By: Georges Enesco
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Paul Beard
Unknown: Barry Squire
Unknown: Bernard Shore
Unknown: Ambrose Gaunt

: THE TROCADERO CINEMA ORCHESTRA

Directed by Alfred Van Dam from the Troxy Cinema, London

Contributors

Directed By: Alfred van Dam

: FREDRIC BAYCO

at the BBC Theatre Organ

: Gramophone Records THREE SINGERS

Margherita Perras (soprano)
Heinrich Schlusnus (baritone)
Claudia Muzio (soprano)

Contributors

Baritone: Heinrich Schlusnus
Soprano: Claudia Muzio

: A LIGHT CLASSICAL CONCERT

Margaret Tann-Williams
(contralto)
The Sylvan Trio:
John Francis (flute)
Joy Boughton (oboe)
Millicent Silver (pianoforte)

Contributors

Contralto: Margaret Tann-Williams
Flute: John Francis
Oboe: Joy Boughton
Pianoforte: Millicent Silver

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

The Band of H.M. Grenadier
Guards, conducted by Major George Miller : Marching with Sousa. Selection, A Princess of Kensington (Edward German)
Norman Allin (bass):
Molly Brannigan (arr. Stanford). A Low-land Love Song (arr. W. Senior). King Charles (M. V. White)
The Band of H.M. Coldstream
Guards, conducted by Lieut. R. G. Evans : Selection, The Arcadians (Monckton). Overture, Zampa (Herold)

Contributors

Conducted By: Major George Miller
Bass: Norman Allin
Bass: Molly Brannigan
Conducted By: Lieut. R. G. Evans

: THE BRITISH DIARISTS

Lord Ponsonby
(An electrical recording of the talk broadcast in the National programme on July 13)

Contributors

Unknown: Lord Ponsonby

: THE WESSEX PLAYERS

Directed by A. H. Morgan

Contributors

Directed By: A. H. Morgan

: FRED HARTLEY AND HIS SEXTET

with Brian Lawrance
(All the above items arranged by Fred Hartley )

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Lawrance
Arranged By: Fred Hartley

: A RECITAL

The New Aeolian Players:
Joseph Slater (flute)
Jean Pougnet (violin)
Angus Morrison (pianoforte)

Contributors

Flute: Joseph Slater
Violin: Jean Pougnet
Pianoforte: Angus Morrison

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Sport

: CORNISH SPORTS

from Camborne including
Sheaf Pitching
Hurdle Jumping for Donkeys and A Donkey Derby
Described by Peter and Willum
(Western Programme)
The chief feature of the Camborne Sports is the donkey racing, for among the Cornish miners the donkey is often looked upon as one of the family.
The hurdles competition is run on the same lines as a jumping contest at a horse show, though with a rather different standard. In the ' Derby ' the donkeys draw ' shays ' —small carriages, consisting of little more than two bicycle wheels, in which the Cornish miners used to race to work. Sometimes in the old days they were actually prosecuted for furious driving and endangering the safety of the public-at more than six miles an hour.
Sheaf pitching used to be a favourite sport in agricultural districts, the sheaf being a twelve-pound truss of straw that has to be' pitched over a bar with a pitch-fork. The record stands at more than twenty-five feet.

: WEEK BY WEEK

On Wednesday or Thursday evenings at varying times—an authoritative speaker will be invited in this programme to discuss some subject of special interest at the moment

: SIBELIUS CONCERT

Part 2 from the Promenade Concert at the Queen's Hall, London
(Sole Lessees, Messrs. Chappell andCo.,Ltd.)
The BBC Symphony Orchestra
(ninety players)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by SIR HENRY J. WOOD
Symphony No. 3, in C
1 Allegro moderato. 2 Andantino con moto, quasi allegretto. 3 Moderato-Allegro (ma non tahto)
Sibelius struck out on more or less original lines in his Symphony No. 2 in D, but in the Symphony No. 3 in C major he reverted to the more classical style of his Symphony No. 1. 'The texture', says Cecil Gray in his analysis of the symphony, 'is very much lighter in every way than that of either of its predecessors, the style more sensitive, supple, and discreet. The emotional temper of the work, too, is in comparison noticeably restrained ; neither the heights nor the depths of feeling are anywhere touched.'
Two Episodes from the Kalevala
1 The Swan of Tuonela
(Cor anglais solo, DAVID JOHN )
2 The Return of Lemminkainen
The ' Swan of Tuonela ' is prefaced with the following description: ' Tuonela, land of death, a hell of Finnish mythology, is surrounded by a river with black waters and a rapid current, on which the Swan of Tuonela floats majestically, singing.' This work is scored for the unusual combination of cor anglais solo', one oboe, one bass clarinet, two bassoons, four horns, three trumpets, harp, timpani, bass drum, and muted strings. The last-mentioned are divided and sub-divided into many parts forming a rich and picturesque texture of string background.
' The Return of Lemminkainen ' is a direct contrast to ' The Swan of Tuonela ', since the music is scored, with brilliant effect, for full orchestra, and the tempo is extremely rapid. It is intended to describe the return of Lemminkainen from his unsuccessful expedition against Pohjola.
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Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Sir Henry J. Wood
Unknown: Cecil Gray
Unknown: David John

: NEWS SUMMARY

including Weather Forecast

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Kolisch Quartet: Quartet No. 21, in D (K.575) (Mozart)-l Allegretto. 2 Andante. 3 Minuetto. 4 Rondo:
Allegretto








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