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: FELTON RAPLEY

at the Organ of the Gaumont Palace
Cinema, Birmingham

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Marek Weber and his Orchestra:
Waltz, Quaker Girl (Monckton)
Arthur Fear (baritone): 0 Mistress Fond and Fair (Casanova) ; Memory of a Kiss (Johann Strauss , arr. Benatzky)
His Majesty's Theatre Orchestra:
Selection, The Dubarry (Millocker) -introducing: Royal March ; If I am dreaming ; Happy Little Jean ; Without Your Love ; Pantalettes ; Road to Happiness ; Ga, Ga ; I give my Heart ; Beauty ; Today ; On the Stage ; Dubarry ; Prelude, Act 2
Lea Seidl (soprano): Why did you kiss my heart awake? ; and Little Roses , Little Flowers (Frederica) (Lehdr)
Marek Weber and his Orchestra:
Pot-Pourri (Fall)
Peggy Wood (soprano) and George Metaxa (tenor): I'll see you again : and Dear Little Cafe (Bitter Sweet) (Coward)

Contributors

Unknown: Marek Weber
Unknown: Johann Strauss
Soprano: Lea Seidl
Soprano: Little Roses
Unknown: Marek Weber
Soprano: Peggy Wood
Soprano: George Metaxa

: CERRY MOORE

at the piano

: JULIUS KANTROVITCHAND HIS ORCHESTRA

(All arrangements by Julius Kantrovitch )
Julius Kantrovitch , violinist and conductor, formed the orchestra with which he broadcasts, two years ago. Numbering ten players, including himself, it consists of three violins, viola, bass, cello, piano, piano accordion doubling with celeste, guitar, and conductor.
Kantrovitch has had a long and varied experience as violinist and conductor. Son of a famous singer, he was destined from an early age for a musical career. He studied under the great violinist Willy Hess , and at nineteen joined the Royal Carl Rosa Opera Company, and thereafter a provincial symphony orchestra.
Many listeners will remember him and his orchestra for their performances at the old Hotel Cecil. Kantrovitch has a special flair for arranging, and is responsible for the effective style of almost all the items broadcast by his band.

Nymphs of the Danube - Johann Strauss
Dancing Daffodils - Finck
Hungarian Impression - Neago
In Wien gibt's manch winziges Gasserl (There's many a little lane in Vienna) - Stolz
Czech Humoreske - Pravecek
Wiener Leben (Viennese Life) - Komzak
Canzona della sposa (The Bride's Song) - Gibson
Kom' in die Gondel (Come into the Gondola) - Johann Strauss
Cuban Legend - Borchert
Slavonic Rhapsody - Volpalti

Contributors

Arrangements By: Julius Kantrovitch
Violinist: Julius Kantrovitch
Violinist: Willy Hess

: DUDLEY BEAVEN

at the BBC Theatre Organ

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Pro Arte Quartet: Quartet in B flat (Op. 3, No. 4) (Haydn)-Allegro moderato. 2 Adagio alternating with Presto
Lener Quartet: Finale Allegro
(Quartet No. 1, in D) (Dittersdorf)
Lener String Quartet and William Primrose : Quintet in C, Op. 29 (Beethoven)-l Allegro moderato. 2 Adagio molto espressivo. 3 Scherzo: Allegro. 4 Presto

Contributors

Unknown: William Primrose

: HARRY EVANS AND HISSEXTETTE INTIME

A programme of popular tunes played in an intimate style
Music arranged by Harry Evans and Reg Mitchell
(From West of England)

Contributors

Arranged By: Harry Evans
Arranged By: Reg Mitchell

: 'IDENTIFICATIONPARADE'

A short story by Barnard Stacey , adapted for broadcasting by the author, and read by Philip Cunningham

Contributors

Story By: Barnard Stacey
Read By: Philip Cunningham

: A SYMPHONY CONCERT

The BBC Midland Orchestra
Leader, Alfred Cave
Conducted by Leslie Heward

Symphony No. 4, in F minor - Tchaikovsky I Andante sostenuto. 2 Andantino in modo di canzona. 3 Scherzo ; Pizzicato ostinato: Allegro. 4 Finale
Ballet in three Deals, Jeu de cartes (The Card Party) - Stravinsky

Contributors

Conducted By: Leslie Heward

: 'ACCENT ON RHYTHM'

A programme of tunes in quick succession with Anna Meakin
Jack McCafferty George Allsopp and James Moody
'Northern Ireland)

Contributors

Unknown: Anna Meakin
Unknown: Jack McCafferty
Unknown: George Allsopp
Unknown: James Moody

: THE BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Alfred Barker
Conductor, H. Foster Clark

Contributors

Leader: Alfred Barker
Conductor: H. Foster Clark

: NEWS BULLETINS

in German, Italian, and French

: 'THE BIG WIND'

January 6, 1839
The cast includes
Cyril Cusack , Phyllis Ryan , Nan McGuigan , Charlotte Tedlie , Theodora Dolan , Gibson Parker ,
R. H. MacCandless , and J. G. Devlin
(Northern Ireland)

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Cusack
Unknown: Phyllis Ryan
Unknown: Nan McGuigan
Unknown: Charlotte Tedlie
Unknown: Theodora Dolan
Unknown: Gibson Parker
Unknown: R. H. MacCandless
Unknown: J. G. Devlin

: An excerpt from Tom Arnold's pantomime 'BABES IN THE WOOD'

The cast includes
Fay Compton G. S. Melvin
Jack Edge
Greta Fayne
Vincent Lawson
The Chevalier Brothers
Beryl May and Pat Warner
Book by J. Hickory Wood , Dan Leno , Junr., and Julian Wylie. Music composed, selected, and arranged by Guy Jones. Dances and ensembles arranged by Ralph Reader
Orchestra under the direction of Charles Prentice
Produced by Tom Arnold from the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane
Compere, Lionel Gamlin
Listeners are to hear a broadcast from Drury Lane Theatre of the first three scenes from The Babes in the Wood.
Scene 1 is the Village of Meadowsweet, where the villagers are having a good time. The Baron (Vincent Lawsoh ) enters, and they try to collect their debts from him ; but he is penniless. He draws their attention to a proclamation for the capture of Robin Hood (Fay Compton), offering a reward. Then the Robbers (the Chevalier Brothers) arrive, and try to pick the Baron's pockets, but get nothing. The Nurse (G.S. Melvin ) brings the two orphan Babes (Beryl May and Pat Warner) to the Baron, who is their uncle, and tells him they have £100,000, and he is their guardian. He decides to steal the money. Maid Marian (Greta Fayne ) says she will look after them. The Baron' tells the Robbers to seize the children, but Robin Hood arrives and rescues them. He falls in love with Maid Marian.
Scene 2 is the Baron's Back Door, where the Baron and Jack the Green (Jack Edge) discuss their finances.
Scene 3 is the Baron's Kitchen, where there is much fun over making a pudding, and where the Baron persuades the Robbers to take the children to the wood and kill them.
Thus listeners will hear the glamour and action and drama of the pantomime as well as all the fun.

Contributors

Unknown: Fay Compton
Unknown: G. S. Melvin
Unknown: Jack Edge
Unknown: Greta Fayne
Unknown: Vincent Lawson
Book By: J. Hickory Wood
Book By: Dan Leno
Book By: Julian Wylie.
Arranged By: Guy Jones.
Arranged By: Ralph Reader
Produced By: Tom Arnold
Unknown: Lionel Gamlin
Unknown: Vincent Lawsoh
Unknown: G.S. Melvin
Unknown: Greta Fayne
Unknown: Robin Hood
Unknown: Maid Marian.

: FAMOUS MUSIC-HALLS

A pageant of entertainment, past and present, at Britain's most historic
Variety theatres
No. 7-THE PALACE THEATRE,
HALIFAX
The story is told by John Watt in the studio at Leeds and a commentator at the Palace Theatre, Halifax, and illustrated in song and story by Charles R. Whittle F. E. Moore Violet Carson R. E. Horsfall
Arnold Smith Leslie Moorhouse James R. Gregson Wilfred Pickles
The Colunio Chorus
Roland Powell 's Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Henry Reed together with the recorded voices of some of the famous stars, including: Sandy Powell , Henry Hall , Marie Lloyd , Chirgwin, Florrie Forde ,
Ella Shields , Tom Foy
Concluding with a broadcast of part of tonight's performance at the theatre of- the pantomime ' Aladdin '
The programme compiled by James R. Gregson
Produced by David Porter
(Northern)

Contributors

Told By: John Watt
Story By: Charles R. Whittle
Story By: F. E. Moore
Story By: Violet Carson
Story By: R. E. Horsfall
Unknown: Arnold Smith
Unknown: Leslie Moorhouse
Unknown: James R. Gregson
Unknown: Wilfred Pickles
Unknown: Roland Powell
Conducted By: Henry Reed
Unknown: Sandy Powell
Unknown: Henry Hall
Unknown: Marie Lloyd
Unknown: Florrie Forde
Unknown: Ella Shields
Unknown: Tom Foy
Unknown: James R. Gregson
Produced By: David Porter

: MUSIC FOR DANCING

Herman Darewski and his
New Melody Rhythm Band

Contributors

Unknown: Herman Darewski

: THE FOURTH NEWS

(including Weather Forecast)
NEWS TALKS and SPORT

: JACK JACKSON ANDHIS BAND

with Helen Clare Jack Cooper
Joe Ferrie
The Three Jackdaws from the Dorchester Hotel

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Clare
Unknown: Jack Cooper
Unknown: Joe Ferrie

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Wanda Landowska (harpsichord), with Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Bigot : Concerto in B flat, Op. 4, No. 6 (Handel)
Wanda Landowska (harpsichord), with Orchestra: Tambourin (Rameau). The Cuckoo (Daquin). Minuet (Don Giovanni ) (Mozart)

Contributors

Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Conducted By: Eugene Bigot
Harpsichord: Wanda Landowska
Unknown: Don Giovanni

: NEWS SUMMARY

including Weather Forecast








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