at the Organ of the Gaumont Palace
Leader, Frank Thomas
Conductor. Idris Lewis Ethel Gomer-Lewis (soprano)
Excerpts from operas by Rossini
' The Thievish Magpie '
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bart. : Overture, The Thievish Magpje
' The Italian in Algiers '
Conchita Supervia (mezzo-soprano) and Carlo Scattola (bass): Oh, che muso (Oh, what a face) (Act 2)
Conchita Supervia , Nino Ederle
(tenor), Carlo Scattola and V. Bettoni (bass): Per lui che adoro (For him I adore) (Act 2)
' The Barber of Seville '
Alexander Kipnis (bass): La calunnia e un venticello (Slander Song)
' La Cenerentola ' (' Cinderella ')
Conchita Supervia (mezzo - soprano): Aria and Rondo Finale
' William Tell'
Lina Pagliughi (soprano): Selva opaca, deserta brughiera (Dense wood and, barren heath)
Benvenuto Franci (baritone) :
Resta immobile, e ver la terra (Kneel down in silence)
by The Binningen Male Choir and The Binningen Brass Ensemble with Emmi Braun (yodeller)
Ernst Hurzeler , (piano accordion) and Drums and Pipes from Basle BRASS ENSEMBLE Selection of Swiss songs, a Journey through Switzerland Nature Yodel (EMMI BRAUN and ERNST HURZELER) DRUMS AND PIPES New Swiss Marches-Part 2
Sandy Macpherson at the BBC Theatre Organ
(By permission of Lieut.-
Col. E. H. Carkett-lames , O.B.E., M.C.)
Conducted by Mr. J. F. Dean
Col. E. H.
Mr. J. F.
Hall Johnson Negro Choir:
Ezekiel saw de wheel. Swing low, sweet chariot. Keep yo' hand on the plough
Paul Robeson (bass): Dere's a man goin' roun' takin' names (arr.
Brown). Go down Moses ; I stood on de ribber ; and Peter, go ring dem bells (arr. Burleigh)
Hall Johnson Negro Choir: Good
News. Standin' in de need of prayer. Religion is a fortune
Some gramophone records that are different
The BBC Midland Orchestra
Conducted by Leslie Heward
Leonardo Leo (1694-1744) was one of the most distinguished and most prolific Italian composers of the first half of the eighteenth century. Two of his pupils-jommelli and Piccinni, the rival of Gluck-achieved greater fame than himself, but he is too good a composer to be dismissed as a mere interesting historical figure. His numerous comic operas are full of delightful, sparkling melody.
Although Leo's reputation rests mainly on his comic operas and his church music, he composed a certain amount of instrumental music -mainly concerti grossi and key-board toccatas-of which the symphony to be played this afternoon is an excellent example.
3.56 Symphony No. 55, in E flat
(The Schoolmaster) Haydn 1 Allegro molto. 2 Adagio. 3 Minuetto and Trio. 4 Finale :
4.11 Rustic Wedding Symphony,
Op. 26.....Goldmark 1 Wedding March. 2 Nuptial Hymn. 3 Serenade. 4 In the Garden. 5 Dance
Programmes for all Regions 5.0-6.0
'THE PHOENIX AND THE CARPET'.
This afternoon at 5.0 you will hear what trouble the children had with the cats and the musk rats-let alone the cow and the burglar!
877 kc/s REGIONAL 342.1 m.
668 kc/s NORTH 449.1 m.
804 kc/s WALES 373.1 m.
977 kc/s N. IRELAND 307.1 m.
767 kc/s SCOTLAND 391.1 m.
5.0 A story for all ages 'THE PHOENIX AND THE CARPET'
by E. Nesbit No. 7 'The Cats, the Cow, and the Burglar ' (From Regional)
5.15 SILLY SYMPHONIES
A selection of the well-known Walt Disney Cartoons Adapted for radio with additional lyrics by John Watt and Wally Wallond (by permission of Walt Disney Mickey Mouse, Ltd.) 'Who Killed Cock Robin?,' 'Lullaby Land' 'The Golden Touch' 'The Robber Kitten' 'The Pied Piper' (From Regional)
For full details see Regional programme on Thursday at 9.0 (page 54)
5.45 ' WHEN I WAS YOUNG'
by Stephen King-Hall (From Regional) 1013 kc/s MIDLAND 296.2 m.
5.0 See Regional
5.15 'JULIA AT A DANCE'
Another adventure of Julia the Cow by Eric Logan and Fred Chester Selections by THE NORRIS STANLEY SEXTET
A TALK ON FORTHCOMING PROGRAMMES
5.45 See Regional
Garmouth and Kingston
Devised by Tom Dawson
Broadcast from the Parish Church
including Weather Forecast
Another gramophonic reminiscence by Stan Patchett
Produced by Leslie Perowne
This programme, previously broadcast in October 1938, was the second of Stan Patchett 's American reminiscences to be broadcast, the first being 'Rainy Night in Chicago '. Stan Patchett , who is an Australian, has led an adventurous life, and is a man of many parts; in his time he has been seaman, fight manager, magazine editor, Press agent, 'bell-hop', travelling salesman, bandleader, athlete, and hobo. It was in the last capacity 'that he came to write ' Mardi Gras ', which describes the famous carnival in New Orleans. Tonight, with the aid of some gramophone records. Patchett will teil his story again.
The finals of the Inter-Services TuR-of-War and the Inter-Port
Field Gun Competition described by Thomas Woodrooffe and John Snagge from Olympia
Tonight it is hoped to broadcast two, if not three, final events in this year's Royal Tournament, which opened at Olympia on May 18 and is to close tomorrow night. First, the final of the inter-Service tug-of-war ; secondly, the final of the inter-port field gun display ; thirdly, if there is time, the final of the inter-Service bayonet fighting.
Leader, Paul Beard
Conducted by Walton O'Donnell
The Fifth Day
A commentary by Stewart McPher son, from the Empire Pool and Sports Arena, Wembley
(including Weather Forecast)
with Stella Roberta , Jack Plant
A programme of gramophone records.