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: The Emilio Colombo Octet

Waltz (The Swan Lake) Tchaikovsky

Contributors

Musicians: The Emilio Colombo Octet

: Reginald Porter-Brown

at the Organ of the Forum Cinema, Southampton

: MONTE STANFORD

and a saxophone
(West)

: What's That You Say?

Some derivations of popular words and phrases.
W.A. Whetter

Contributors

Speaker: W.A. Whetter

: A RECITAL

by The New English Trio:
Gwynneth Trotter (violin)
Audrey Piggott (violoncello)
Dorothea Aspinall (pianoforte)

Contributors

Violin: Gwynneth Trotter
Violin: Audrey Piggott
Pianoforte: Dorothea Aspinall

: THE BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section E)
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by Herbert Menges

Contributors

Unknown: Laurance Turner
Conducted By: Herbert Menges

: 'THE WRECKERS'

Acts 1 and 2 of the Opera by Ethel Smyth from the Sadler's Wells Theatre
The action takes place on the Cornish coast during the second half of the 18th century at the time of the Wesleyan Revival
Act I: A Cornish village on a cliff above the sea
Cast in order of appearance
Fishermen, shepherds, miners and their wives
The Sadler's Wells Orchestra
Leader, Joseph Shadwick
Conductor, Warwick Braithwaite
Chorus Master, Geoffrey Corbett
Producer, Sumner Austin

Contributors

Unknown: Ethel Smyth
Leader: Joseph Shadwick
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite
Chorus Master: Geoffrey Corbett
Producer: Sumner Austin
Tallan, landlord of the tavern: Morgan Jones
Harvey, Lawrence's brother-in-law: Harry Brindle
Pascoe, headman of the village and local preacher: Roderick Lloyd
Avis, daughter of Lawrence: Nora Gruhn
Lawrence, keeper of the lighthouse: John Hargreaves
Jack, son of Tallan: Rose Morris
Thirza, wife of Pascoe: Edith Coates
Mark, a young fisherman: John Wright

: ROUND SADLER'S WELLS''

L. Russell Muirhead

Contributors

Unknown: L. Russell Muirhead

: 'THE WRECKERS'

(continued)
Act 2 : A desolate part of the seashore
Ethel Smyth 's opera ' The Wreckers ' was first produced at Leipzig in November, 1906. It was given at Prague in December of the same year, and part of it was heard in a concert performance at Queen's Hall, under the direction of Nikisch on May 30, 1908. In 1909 the work was given in London at His Majesty's Theatre under the direction of Sir Thomas Beecham. Since the war and within recent years it has been revived at Covent Garden and Sadler's Wells.
The opera tells a grim story of coastal wrecking of ships for the purpose of plunder, religious fever incredibly allied to this practice in the character of the Cornish native.
The condemnation of the lovers to death by drowning in a smugglers' cave, and a strange mingling of romance and cruelty.

Contributors

Unknown: Ethel Smyth
Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham.

: Gramophone Records BALLET MUSIC

London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Malcolm Sargent : Les Syphides (Chopin, orch. White)
Boston Symphony Orchestra, con-by Koussevitzky: The Enchanted Lake (Lyadov)

Contributors

Conducted By: Malcolm Sargent

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Orchestre Raymonde : Delibes in Vienna (arr. Walter)
Lys Gauty: Le Chaland qui passe
(De Badet, Bixio). J'Aime tes grands yeux (Tranchant, Bixio)
Orchestre Raymonde : Manhattan
Serenade, Manhattan Moonlight (Alter)
Charles Trenet : Vous etes jolie and Bourn! (Both from film La Route Enchantee) (Trenet)
Orchestre Raymonde: Romantique
(Lmmer, arr. Walter)

Contributors

Unknown: Orchestre Raymonde
Unknown: Charles Trenet

: QUENTIN MACLEAN

playing on the Organ at the Ideal Home Exhibition, Earls Court

: SONGS OF FAREWELL

A group of six Motets by C. Hubert H. Parry sung by The BBC Singers
Conducted by Trevor Harvey
My soul, there is a country
I know my soul hath power to know all things
Never weather-beaten sail There is an old belief
At the round earth's imagined corners Lord, let me know mine end

Contributors

Unknown: C. Hubert H. Parry
Conducted By: Trevor Harvey

: TCHAIKOVSKY

Trio in A minor, Op. 50
(In memory of a great artist)
1 Pezzo elegiaco:
Moderate assai-Allegro giusto -Adagio con moto e ben sos- tenuto-Moderate assai-Allegro giusto
2 (a) Tema con variazioni
(b) Variazione, Finale e Coda played by The Pougnet-Morrison-Pini Trio:
Jean Pougnet (violin)
Anthony Pini (violoncello)
Angus Morrison (pianoforte)

Contributors

Violin: Jean Pougnet
Violin: Anthony Pini
Pianoforte: Angus Morrison

: 'JOYCE JAMBOREE'

with Teddy Joyce and his Band
Chili Bouchier
Hugh Rennie
The Three Sweethearts of Swing
Tony Lombardo
Marjorie Kingsley
The Singtette
Production by John Burnaby

Contributors

Unknown: Teddy Joyce
Unknown: Chili Bouchier
Unknown: Hugh Rennie
Unknown: Tony Lombardo
Unknown: Marjorie Kingsley
Production By: John Burnaby

: THE FOURTH NEWS

(including Weather Forecast)
NEWS TALKS and SPORT








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