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: BOBBY HOWELL AND HIS BAND

from the Granada Cinema,
Walthamstow

: 'A VISIT TO BHUTAN'

John Davie
The journey that John Davie will describe to listeners this afternoon is one that few white men have been privileged to make. For Europeans are allowed to cross the Bhutanese frontier only at the invitation of the Maharaja—and that invitation is seldom given.
In the course of his 200-mile journey from Sikkim across southern Tibet, Mr. Davie heard Tibetan horns that produce a sound like an aeroplane engine's (he will play one in the studio) ; visited the highest town in the world (where it is so cold that the people never remove their clothes, and where all the refuse is thrown in the narrow streets); and saw a lama with a goitre the size of a football.

Contributors

Unknown: John Davie
Unknown: John Davie

: A BALLAD CONCERT

Josephine Dorrell (contralto)
William Laws (tenor)

Contributors

Contralto: Josephine Dorrell
Tenor: William Laws

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

The London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by the late Sir Edward Elgar: Nursery Suite (Elgar)
-Aubade (Awake). The Serious Doll. Busy-ness. The Sad Doll. The Wagon Passes. The Merry Doll. Dreaming. Envoi (Coda)
The London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Lawrence Colling wood: solo pianoforte, Dohnanyi : Variations on a Nursery Tune (Dohnanyi)
The London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Albert Coates : Dance of the Tumblers (The Snow Maiden) (Rimsky-Korsakov)

Contributors

Conducted By: Lawrence Colling
Conducted By: Albert Coates

: FRANK REA AND HIS ORCHESTRA

from the Orpheus Restaurant,
Belfast

: THE FOLKESTONE MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

Leader, Bryan Gipps
Conductor, Eldridge Newman
Leon Goossens (oboe) from the Leas Cliff Hall ,
Folkestone

Contributors

Leader: Bryan Gipps
Conductor: Eldridge Newman
Oboe: Leon Goossens
Unknown: Cliff Hall

: Two Short Stories 'STATEMENT' and ' OTHER WAY ROUND'

by John Gloag read by the author

Contributors

Unknown: John Gloag

: A Sonata Recital

John Snowden (violoncello)
Marion Keighley Snowden (pianoforte)
A generation which is apt to look rather patronizingly on Mendelssohn's chamber music may well be reminded of a tribute by the late W.W. Cobbett. He says 'Mendelssohn has helped to lead many a music lover from a lower to a higher plane of musical thought, and if his detractors allow, he will lead many another in times to come.' Mendelssohn composed two sonatas for cello and piano, as well as a brilliant set of variations, for the same combination, which are dedicated to his brother Paul.

Contributors

Cellist: John Snowden
Pianist: Marion Keighley Snowden

: LLOYD THOMAS

at the Organ of the Granada Cinema,
Woolwich

: JACK HILL AND HIS MUSIC

Melody for Two with Alex Penney (soprano)
(Midland Programme)

Contributors

Soprano: Alex Penney

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: MUSIC IN CUBA

A Programme of Gramophone Records by Rolando de Campo

Contributors

Unknown: Rolando de Campo

: THE ROCKY MOUNTAINEERS

in ' Jack Frost Visits Homewood '
Written and Presented by Bill Campbell
Can
Tony, the Camp
Cook Sidney Keith and The Bunkhouse Boys with their fiddles and guitars
Musical arrangements by William Herbert
Production by Archie Campbell
That genial Canadian, Bill Camp bell, made his name with listeners when he first presented this rollicking programme of the backwoods in July 1935. So successful has it been that it has become a perennial event, blossoming several times a season.
The last programme was given on November 3. Today Bill Campbell , equally famous for his Hill-Billy Band, is presenting a programme typical of Christmas in the Rockies, and he will concentrate on the older hill-billy songs. The same characters have appeared in every broadcast.

Contributors

Presented By: Bill Campbell
Unknown: Cook Sidney Keith
Arrangements By: William Herbert
Production By: Archie Campbell
Unknown: Bill Camp
Unknown: Bill Campbell
Zeke Winters: Bill Campbell
Corporal Cook, of the Royal Mounted: Gerry Fitzgerald
Hy and Si, the Twins: The Three Canadian Bachelors
Old John, the Oldest Inhabitant: The Three Canadian Bachelors

: SCHUMANN

Etudes symphoniques, Op. 13 played by Solomon
(pianoforte)
Schumann composed his ' Etudes symphoniques ' in 1834 when he was twenty-four years of age. These magnificent piano studies are written in the form of a theme and variations. Schumann said : 'I may call them pathetic ; but I have to show in varied lights whatever there may be of the pathetic in them.' The theme is by Baron Hauptmann von Fricken, who composed a set of variations on it for flute. The work was sent to Schumann for his criticism and he was greatly impressed with the possibilities of the theme for piano treatment if suitably adapted. In the finale, however, it gives way in importance to the opening melody, which is based on an air from Marschner's Der Templer und die Jiidin sung to the words 'Who is the highly-honoured knight' (referring to Richard Coeur de Lion) and ' Rejoice, proud England ' (a tribute to Sterndale Bennett , to whom the Etudes are dedicated).

Contributors

Unknown: Sterndale Bennett

: REVOLUTION IN RUSSIA

A Broadcast Panorama compiled by Harold Temperley from official and original sources
Music arranged by Maurice Brown
Production by Val Gielgud
See the pictures on page 15
' Revolution in Russia' will be broadcast again on Wednesday in the National programme at 8.0

Contributors

Unknown: Harold Temperley
Arranged By: Maurice Brown
Production By: Val Gielgud

: NEWS SUMMARY

(including Weather Forecast)
SPORT, TOPICAL TALKS

: JOE KAYE AND HIS ORCHESTRA

with JUNE MALO
HUGH FRENCH from the Ritz Hotel

: LATE NEWS SUMMARY

including Weather Forecast

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Isolde Menges (violin), and Harold Samuel (pianoforte): Sonata No. 3, in E (Bach)-l Adagio. 2 Allegro. 3 Adagio. 4 Allegro

Contributors

Pianoforte: Harold Samuel








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