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: GERALD SHAW

at the Organ of the Paramount
Theatre, Glasgow

: OLD FAVOURITES

The Victor Fleming Orchestra
(Midland)

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Ignaz Friedman (pianoforte) :
Invitation to the Dance (Weber)
Derek Oldham (tenor): Morning
(Speaks). In Summertime on Bredon (Peel)
Ignaz Friedman (pianoforte): Two
Viennese Dances ; Nos. 2 and 6 (Friedman, arr. Gartner). Serenata (M oszkozvski)
Derek Oldham (tenor): In the Silent Night (Rachmaninoff). I love thee (Grieg)
William Primrose (viola): None but the weary heart (Tchaikovsky). Liebesfreud (Love's Joy) (Kreisler). La Campanella (The Little Bell) (Paganini)

Contributors

Pianoforte: Ignaz Friedman
Tenor: Derek Oldham
Pianoforte: Ignaz Friedman
Tenor: Derek Oldham
Viola: William Primrose

: Yascha Krein and his Gypsy Orchestra

(All arrangements by Yascha Krein )

Contributors

Arrangements By: Yascha Krein

: Harry Farmer

at the Organ of the Granada, Clapham Junction
When Harry Farmer was still in short trousers he showed musical leanings, and was put under a teacher when only eight years old. At the age of twelve he played in a concert at Walsall Town Hall, where he was heard by the parish church organist. The organist was so impressed that he offered to teach him without fees on the organ of the church.
By the time Farmer was thirteen years of age he was playing regularly for church services, and had already broadcast two piano solos from the Birmingham studios.
A scholarship, won at the age of fourteen, gave him two years of tuition at the Walsall Institution, and subsequently at the Midland Festival of Music he won both first-class and second-class awards. Farmer's career as a cinema organist started when he was fifteen years old, and immediately he began to develop a different style of organ playing.

: DANCE MUSIC

on gramophone records

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Ethel Bartlett and Rae Robertson
(pianofortes): Waltz from First Suite (Arensky)
Artur Schnabel and Karl Ulrich
Schnabel (pianoforte duet) : March in G minor, Op. 40, No. 2. Two Military Marches-In G, Op. 51, No...2; In E flat, Op. 51, No. 3 (Schubert)
.Ethel Bartlett and Rae Robertson
(pianofortes) : Slavonic Dance, No. 15 (Dvorak)

Contributors

Unknown: Ethel Bartlett
Pianofortes: Rae Robertson
Unknown: Artur Schnabel
Unknown: Karl Ulrich

: VARIETY

Courtney Hope in character studies
Dorothy Paul songs at the piano
(Midland)

Contributors

Unknown: Courtney Hope
Unknown: Dorothy Paul

: THE BBC EMPIRE ORCHESTRA

Leader, Leonard Hirsch
Conductor, Eric Fogg
John Francis (flute)
(First broadcast performance)
Although the flute is one of the most agile instruments of the orchestra and is capable of a very fair range of beautiful sound, it has been very much neglected as a solo instrument by composers. The most outstanding works in the repertoire are the two concertos by Mozart, the concerto by Carl Reinecke , and the lovely sonata for flute, harp, and viola by Debussy. One of the very few modern composers to exploit the flute as a solo instrument is Rutland Boughton, whose Flute Concerto will receive its first performance this afternoon.

Contributors

Leader: Leonard Hirsch
Conductor: Eric Fogg
Flute: John Francis
Unknown: Carl Reinecke

: CRICKET

The First Test Match
' England v. South Africa
A commentary on the closing oven of the day and a summary of the fourth day's play by E. W. Swanton from the Wanderers' Cricket Ground,
Johannesburg

: 'MOUNTAIN MADNESS'

H. T. Hopkinson repeats his story

Contributors

Unknown: H. T. Hopkinson

: THE MELODY IS THERE

No. 23 with Margaret Eavea
John Duncan and The Arthur Dulay Quintet
Presented by Doris Arnold
Orchestral arrangements byArthur Dulay

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Eavea
Unknown: John Duncan
Unknown: Arthur Dulay
Presented By: Doris Arnold
Arrangements By: Arthur Dulay

: THE BBC .ORCHESTRA

(Section E)
Led by Manus O'Donnell
Conducted by Herbert Menges

Contributors

Unknown: Manus O'Donnell
Conducted By: Herbert Menges

: MY DOG FRIENDS'

Surgeon-Commander
Murray-Levick

: NEWS BULLETINS

in French, German, and Italian

: 'TELLING STORIES TO CHILDREN'

Kevin Fitzgerald
The first broadcast talk by Kevin Fitzgerald , on ' The Lost Art of Staying at Home' , stamped him as a broadcaster whose material is as good as his voice. It is not surprising that in the short space of two years he has given nearly fifty broadcasts.
Listeners who heard his talk
From Farm to Office ' in the series
Swapping Horses ' will know something of the vicissitudes of his life. He has farmed his father's farm in Ireland, earned his living as a teamster in Canada, and is now a member of the staff of a big industrial firm.
In today's talk he is to give some practical advice on how to tell a story likely to interest children. His own story, The Fairy and the Rabbit ', seems to answer the bill because it pleased his own daughter Prudence, a little girl of nine. She still likes it as much as when it was first told to. her three years ago.

Contributors

Unknown: Kevin Fitzgerald
Talk By: Kevin Fitzgerald

: BRAHMS

Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Handel (Op. 24) played by Solomon (pianoforte)
In addition to the Variations on a Theme by Haydn and various movements in variation form, Brahms wrote a set for piano duet, Variations on a Theme by Robert Schumann , and five sets for piano solo. Among the last-mentioned is the Variations on a Theme by Handel, which is Brahms's crowning achievement in variation form.
The Handel Variations were composed in 1861 when Brahms was conductor of the Hamburg Ladies' Choir. The theme is taken from the Little Suite in B flat in the second set of Handel's harpsichord pieces. In these twenty-five variations the immense technical resources and great imagination of the composer are shown to the full by the wonderful variety of treatment and expressiveness that are secured within the strict limitations of the form.

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Schumann

: Band Waggon

with The Band Waggoners conducted by Phil Cardew
Charles Smart at the BBC Theatre Organ
Miff Ferrie's Jakdauz
Bettie Bucknelle
Richard Murdoch and Arthur Askey
Mr. Walker wants to know by Ernest Dudley and Gordon Crier with Syd Walker
(by permission of Jack Buchanan)
New Voices
Produced by Harry S. Pepper and Gordon Crier

Contributors

Conducted By: Phil Car.
Unknown: Bettie Bucknelle
Unknown: Richard Murdoch
Unknown: Arthur Askey
Unknown: Ernest Dudley
Unknown: Gordon Crier
Unknown: Syd Walker
Produced By: Harr Y S. Pepper
Produced By: Gordon Crier

: DANCE CABARET

from the Royal Bath Hotel Ballroom,
Bournemouth listen to
Walsh and Barker the sophisticated stylists of song and satire
Jeanne de Casalis
' Mrs. Feather'
Cavan O'Connor the Vagabond Lover
Payne and Hilliard in burlesque episodes
Cyril Fletcher compere and dance to
Benny Loban and his Dance Band with The Royal Bath Singers

Contributors

Unknown: Cavan O'Connor
Unknown: Cyril Fletcher
Unknown: Benny Loban

: THE FOURTH NEWS

(including Weather Forecast)
NEWS TALKS and SPORT

: TWO BANDS WILL PLAY FOR DANCING

10.25 Michael Flome and his Band from the May Fair Hotel
11.0 Bert Firman and his Orchestra from the London Casino

Contributors

Unknown: Michael Flome
Unknown: Bert Firman

: GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

The Rome String Quartet
Quartet in D minor, Op. 6, No. 1
(Boccherini)-1 Allegro. 2 Adagio. 3 Minuetto in rondo. 4 Allegro con brio

: NEWS SUMMARY

including Weather Forecast








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