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at the Organ of the Dominion
Theatre, Tottenham Court Road


Adolph Busch Chamber Players (Musical Direction and Leader,
Adolph Busch)
Suite No. 1, in C, for two oboes, bassoon and strings (Bach) — I
Overture. 2 Courante. 3 Gavottes
1 and 2. 4 Forlane. 5 Minuetti 1 and 2. 6 Bourrées I and 2. 7 Passepieds 1 and 2


Unknown: Adolph Busch


A journey through the length of North France, in which her working men show strong ties with parts of England and Wales


Taras Bulba
Cease thy song, 0 Nightingale Armenian Dance
Rumanian Folk Songs Bublichki
Hungarian Folk Songs
(All items are traditional and are arranged by Yascha Krein )
Today Yascha Krein , Russian-born musician, will come to the microphone with his Gypsy Orchestra for one of his bi-monthly broadcasts. Hi3 orchestra, which consists of three violins, cello, bass. piano, piano-accordion, szimbalon, is noted for the gay light-hearted character of its music.


Arranged By: Yascha Krein
Unknown: Yascha Krein


A series of monthly topical talks by The Lord Hailey,
G.C.M.G., G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E.
(A recording of the broadcast in the Empire programme yesterday)

: Gramophone Records BALLET MUSIC

The Madrid Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Fernandez Arbos : The Three-Cornered Hat (Falla)-1 Dance of the Neighbours. 2 Miller's Dance. 3 Final Dance
New Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Eugene Goossens : Preamble-Scherzino; Waltz; Polonaise (Scenes de Ballet, Op. 52) (Glazunov)
Orchestra of nineteen soloists directed by Darius Milhaud : La Creation du Monde (The Creation of the World) (Milhaud)


Conducted By: Fernandez Arbos
Unknown: Eugene Goossens
Directed By: Darius Milhaud


and a piano


An Eiffel Tower Orchestra
Conductor, Roger Ellis from Paris


Conductor: Roger Ellis


BBC Symphony Orchestra, conductor Sir Adrian Boult : Overture, Les Francs Juges (Berlioz)
Orchestra conducted by Charles Munch : Concerto No. 4, in C minor, Op. 44 (Saint-Sains)— 1 Allegro moderato-Andante. 2 Allegro vivace-Andante-Allegro
Lamoureux Orchestra of Paris, conducted by Albert Wolff : Chout -Ballet Suite (Prokofiev)-Dance of the Molls. Buffoon Disguises Himself as Cook. Dance of the Kitchen Wenches. In the Merchant's Bed-chamber. Quarrel between Buffoon and Merchant. Final Dance


Unknown: Sir Adrian Boult
Conducted By: Charles Munch
Conducted By: Albert Wolff


A reading from the novel by Francis Brett Young , arranged for broadcasting by C. Henry Warren and read by Leslie Bowmar


Novel By: Francis Brett Young
Unknown: C. Henry Warren
Read By: Leslie Bowmar

: Now They'll Entertain

with Miff Ferrie and his Jakdauz and Annette Mills in impersonations and impressions with Jack Dent at the piano
This programme will be repeated tomorrow (Regional, 6.25)


Unknown: Miff Ferrie
Unknown: Annette Mills
Unknown: Jack Dent


The BBC Midland Orchestra
Led by Ernest Element
Conductor, W. K. Stanton
Symphony in D (No. 13)
1 Allegro molto. 2 Adagio cantabile. 3 Minuet and Trio. 4 Finale: Allegro molto
6.14 Symphony in C (No. 25)
1 Adagio. 2 Minuet. 3 Presto
In the period 1762-66 Haydn is said to have written no fewer than thirtv symphonies, though a number of these are rather- of the nature of cassations or divertimenti. The term ' symphony' had not yet become very clearly defined. Both the works to be played this evening date from this time. No. 13 dates from 1763, when Haydn was thirty-one, No. 25 probably from 1765.


Conductor: W. K. Stanton


' The Fancier and the Loft' with some tips on loft management by H. J. Sewell including the arrival of birds which were liberated during the Midland Children's Hour in a realistic reconstruction of an old-time pigeon race, described by H. J. Sewell and David Gretton , from Mr. Sewell's loft at
During the Children's Hour this afternoon some of H. J. Sewell 's homing pigeons were liberated from the roof of Broadcasting House, Birmingham, in a reconstruction of an old-time pigeon race running to one clock. All this means is that in olden days pigeons on arrival were timed to a central clock, whereas today each fancier has his own clock for the purpose.
H. J. Sewell , President of the Derbyshire Federation of Homing Pigeon Societies-one of the largest pigeon federations in the country-is a well-known broadcaster. He has given a number of talks on pigeons, in addition to taking part in an outside broadcast in August last year, in which breeding and cot management were brought out.
His son Leslie, who broadcast in the Children's Hour this afternoon, is also a sincere adherent of the sport. His passion for the racing pigeon has resulted in the return of scores of stray pigeons to their homes, which has brought him innumerable grateful letters.


Unknown: H. J. Sewell
Unknown: H. J. Sewell
Unknown: David Gretton
Unknown: H. J. Sewell
Unknown: H. J. Sewell


' Stratford Diamond Jubilee '
W. Bridges-Adams


Phantasie in F minor for pianoforte duet
Allegro molto moderato-Largo-Allegro vivace — Allegro molto moderato played by Dorothy Manley and Myers Foggin


Played By: Dorothy Manley
Played By: Myers Foggin


A radio play by R. P. Hughes
The scene is laid in a steelworks, and in a house near by Produced by Edward Wilkinson


Play By: R. P. Hughes
Produced By: Edward Wilkinson
Big Joe: Laurie Lingard
Nellie: Peggy Ryalls
Alf, her husband: Frank Crosland
Edwards: Philip Robinson
Archie: W S Cowbourne
Macpherson: Edward Thornton
Miss Macpherson: Anne Dickson
First Workman: H C Rycroft
,Second Workman: George Beaumont


Devised by Rion Voigt
Hero! Heroine! Villain!
Who has not wanted, at some time or another, to play one of these parts in a full-blooded melodrama ?
Tonight a lucky few, picked from the audience in St. George's Hall, will be given a chance to ' strut their little hour upon the stage '
Incidental music by Sandy Mac pherson at the BBC Theatre Organ
Presented by Vernon Harris
This novel item will be given every week for the next six weeks or more. Each week a play or sketch will be chosen, and Vernon Harris will charm from the audience at St.
George's Hall three or more actors to portray the characters. The piece to be acted this week is The Down Express, a thriller that was part of Charles Brewer 's ' Golden Wedding ' programme, broadcast last September. It should provide a fine entertainment for listeners.


Unknown: Rion Voigt
Music By: Sandy Mac
Presented By: Vernon Harris
Presented By: Vernon Harris
Unknown: Charles Brewer


Presented by Van Phillips with Jimmy Hayter
Vera Lennox
Cyril Grantham
George Adam
The Men about Town
Van Phillips and his two
Produced by Vernon Harris
See the article by Van Phillips on page 11


Presented By: Van Phillips
Unknown: Jimmy Hayter
Unknown: Vera Lennox
Unknown: Cyril Grantham
Unknown: George Adam
Unknown: Van Phillips
Produced By: Vernon Harris
Unknown: Van Phillips


with Adelaide Hall
Monte Rey
Chick Henderson
Clem Stevens from the Astoria Dance Salon


Unknown: Adelaide Hall
Unknown: Monte Rey
Unknown: Chick Henderson
Unknown: Clem Stevens


Emil von Sauer (pianoforte): Fantasie Impromptu (Chopin). Gnomenreigen (Dance of the Elves) (Liszt)
Moriz Rosenthal (pianoforte):
Study in C, Op. 10, No. 1 ; Mazurka in G, Op. 67, No. 1 ; and Three Preludes from Op. 28, Nos. 6, 3, and 7 (Chopin)


Pianoforte: Emil von Sauer
Pianoforte: Moriz Rosenthal


including Weather Forecast

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