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: TOM JENKINS

at the Organ of the Plaza Cinema,
Swansea
Tom Jenkins , a native of Neath, began his musical studies on the piano at the age of seven. Between the ages of twelve and seventeen ne was mainly engaged in piano competitions and Eisteddfodau where he won 185 prizes. His piano teacher, who was also an organist in a large church at Neath, began to give him lessons on the organ, but in less than a year the teacher died and Tom Jenkins took his place as the organist at the age of seventeen.
Eighteen months later he became organist and choirmaster, and assisted Dr. Hopkin Evans in forming the Neath Choral Society.
The war broke out, and he joined the Glamorganshire Yeomanry, where he played the clarinet in the regimental band. After the war he became assistant organist to
Frederick Dalrymple at Tredegarville Baptist Church. Cardiff, and also served as organist in two other Cardiff churches.
He left Cardiff to take up a cinema job, and for four years worked as an organist for silent pictures. When the Cardiff Plaza opened, Tom Jenkins was appointed musical director of the orchestra from 1926 to 1931, since when he has been organist and manager of the Swansea Plaza. He gave his first broadcast from there in 1932, and subsequently broadcast every week for years.

Contributors

Unknown: Tom Jenkins
Unknown: Tom Jenkins
Unknown: Dr. Hopkin Evans
Unknown: Frederick Dalrymple
Unknown: Tom Jenkins
Unknown: Swansea Plaza.

: THE LITTLE ORCHESTRA

Directed by Jack Hardy
(All arrangements by Jack Hardy )
(Northern)

Contributors

Directed By: Jack Hardy
Arrangements By: Jack Hardy

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Eileen Joyce (pianoforte): Ballade,
Op. 118, No. (Brahms). Spring Night ; Little Piece (Schumann)
Ria Ginster (soprano): Im
Abendrot (Sunset Glow); Wiegenlied, Op. 105, No. 2 (Schubert)
Natan Milstein (violin) and Leopold Mittman (pianoforte): Chaconne -Molto moderato (Vital), arr. Charlier) (Based on the transcription for violin and piano, by F. David ).
From my Homeland (No. 2) (Smetana)
Heinrich Schlusnus (baritone):
Drei Zigeuner (Three Gypsies); 0 Komm in Traum (Come into my Dreams) (Liszt)
Eileen Joyce (pianoforte): Prelude in A flat, Op. 23, No. 8 ; Prelude in A minor, Op. 32, No. 8 (Rachmaninoff)

Contributors

Pianoforte: Eileen Joyce
Soprano: Ria Ginster
Violin: Natan Milstein
Unknown: F. David
Baritone: Heinrich Schlusnus
Pianoforte: Eileen Joyce

: A VIOLONCELLO RECITAL

by Haydn Rogerson
(Northern)

Contributors

Unknown: Haydn Rogerson

: COUNTRYMEN SPEAKING

' The Policeman'
Sergeant H. J. C. Wilshire,
Devon Constabulary
(From West of England)

: JIMMY DONOVAN

and his saxophone
(Midland)

: THE FOUR SINGERS:

Nellie White (soprano)
Joyce Gayford (contralto)
Reginald Forwood (tenor)
Frank Keyte (baritone)

Contributors

Contralto: Joyce Gayford
Tenor: Reginald Forwood
Baritone: Frank Keyte

: 'A CORNISH RHAPSODY'

A programme of gramophone records arranged by Ronald J. Hayman

Contributors

Arranged By: Ronald J. Hayman

: ERIC SMITH

at the Organ of the Granada
Cinema, Bedford

: THE HASTINGS MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

Leader, Charles McKeown
Conductor, Julius Harrison from the White Rock Pavilion,
Hastings

Contributors

Leader: Charles McKeown
Conductor: Julius Harrison

: 'SENSE AND SENSIBILITY'

A reading from the novel by Jane Austen , arranged for broadcasting by C. Henry Warren and read by E. Martin Browne
(Midland)

Contributors

Novel By: Jane Austen
Broadcasting By: C. Henry Warren
Read By: E. Martin Browne

: MUSIC FOR DANCING

with Mantovani and his Dance
Orchestra

: THE WESSEX PLAYERS

Directed by A. H. Morgan
(West of England)

Contributors

Directed By: A. H. Morgan

: CLARENCE BARBER

at the BBC Theatre Organ
Clarence Barber , organist of the New Victoria Cinema, Bradford, is a Lancashire man, having been born in a village near Ashton-under-Lyne. There can have been little doubt in the minds of his friends that he was destined for a musical career when he began playing the piano at the age of five. He took up cinema work in the early days, and also had a year or two on the stage. He came to London some ten years ago to the New Gallery Cinema, afterwards moving to Finsbury Park, to Rochester, and then to the Gaumont, Chelsea. He has altogether been some thirteen years with the Gaumont-British Corporation. Barber was, by the way, one of the first men to broadcast on a cinema organ, which he did from the Piccadilly Theatre, Manchester.

Contributors

Organist: Clarence Barber

: NEWS BULLETINS

in French, German, and kalian

: 'THE WELL'

A fantasia on a macabre theme by Frank Baker
(based upon a short story by John Raynor )
The lime, Late autumn
Cast
Produced by Michael Goodwin
(Northern)

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Baker
Story By: John Raynor
Produced By: Michael Goodwin
John Heythorp: John Mortimer
Philip Leavis: Ivan Samson
Clare Leavis: Jessica Dunning
Miss Marsden: Eileen Draycott

: A VIOLIN RECITAL

by Arthur Catterall

Contributors

Unknown: Arthur Catterall

: FAMOUS MUSIC-HALLS

A pageant of entertainment, past and present, at Britain's most historic
Variety theatres
No. 6, THE EMPIRE, BELFAST
The story is introduced in London by John Watt continued by the compere in the Belfast studio, Adrian Robinson concluded by the interviewer at the theatre, Raymond Glendenning and illustrated in song and speech by Ernest Shannon Alfred S. Moore J. R. Mageean Charles Emmot Allan McClelland Gerald Morrison Gibson Parker
George Beggs Anne Duthie together with records of some of the old stars
The BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra
Conducted by Arnold Perry ending with a broadcast from tonight's performance at the theatre including:
Al and Bob Harvey
Alf Thomas
The programme compiled by N. C. Hunter

Contributors

Unknown: John Watt
Unknown: Adrian Robinson
Unknown: Raymond Glendenning
Unknown: Ernest Shannon
Unknown: Alfred S. Moore
Unknown: J. R. Mageean
Unknown: Charles Emmot
Unknown: Allan McClelland
Unknown: Gerald Morrison
Unknown: Gibson Parker
Unknown: George Beggs
Unknown: Anne Duthie
Conducted By: Arnold Perry
Conducted By: Bob Harvey
Unknown: Alf Thomas
Unknown: N. C. Hunter

: THE FOURTH NEWS

NEWS TALKS and SPORT

: THE GROSVENOR HOUSE DANCE BAND

Directed by Sydney Lipton with Chips Chippendall
George Evans
The Three T's from Grosvenor House, Park Lane

Contributors

Directed By: Sydney Lipton
Unknown: Chips Chippendall
Unknown: George Evans

: GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Seventeenth-Century Opera Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Leopold Stokowski : Prelude (Alceste) (Lully)
Lina Falk (soprano): Air de
Medee (Persee) (Lully)
Yvon Ie Marc ' Hadour (tenor):
Plaintes d'Orfee (Act 2) ; Air: Qual honor (Act 4) ; Recit : Ahi, sventurato amante (Unlucky lover) (Act 3) (Orfeo) (Monteverdi)
Ralph Crane (baritone): Canzone
Non piango e non sospiro (I weep not, nor sigh) (Eurydice) (Caccini)

Contributors

Conducted By: Leopold Stokowski
Soprano: Lina Falk
Unknown: Yvon Ie Marc
Baritone: Ralph Crane

: NEWS SUMMARY

including Weather Forecast








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