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: The Children's Hour

(North Regional Programme)

: ' The First News'

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers, followed by Regional Announcements and Regional Sports Bulletin

: DANCE MUSIC

JACK PADBURY and his BAND
Relayed from The Victoria Ballroom,
Nottingham

Contributors

Unknown: Jack Padbury

: THE B.B.C. MIDLAND ORCHESTRA

(Leader, ALFRED CAVE)
Conducted by H. FOSTER CLARK
THE MIDLAND
WIRELESS SINGERS
Under the direction of EDGAR MORGAN
The plot of Sir Charles Stanford 's most successful opera, which, by the way, was broadcast about two years ago, deals with a conflict between Irish lads and English soldiers-' rebels' and 'tyrants'as they passionately call each other, and the overture is designed to emphasise this conflict. The composer has included therein two folk-tunes, one Irish and one English. The Irish one is best known to us (from the verses written to fit the music by Alfred Per ceval Graves) as ' Father O'Flynn', but the tune is really that of ' The Top o' the Cork Road '. The English melody is an old marching tune, which even in Cromwell's day was known as ' The Glory of the West.'.
The story of the opera is a good one, and the .music is written in the manner of a folk-opera by a master of his medium, and a musician with a striking sense of the theatre. It was first given in London in 1896, and has been spasmodically performed since then, yet a dozen such works would provide a handsome argument for ithose who sigh for National Opera.

Contributors

Conducted By: H. Foster Clark
Unknown: Edgar Morgan
Unknown: Sir Charles Stanford
Music By: Alfred Per

: Instrumental Recital

MERCIA STOTESBURY
(violin)
HERBERT SUMSION (pianoforte)

Contributors

Pianoforte: Herbert Sumsion

: A Programme of Gramophone Records

Presented by ROBERT TREDINNICK

Contributors

Presented By: Robert Tredinnick

: News Summary

Weather Forecast and News








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