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From 4.30 to 5.15 Midland Regional will radiate Television. Programme on page 794.

: The Children's Hour !

(As London Regional)

: ' The First News'

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


Conducted by LESLIE HEWARD
* The Russian publisher, Belaiev, who founded the celebrated publishing house that bears his name, was one of the most remarkable of those men who helped to make modern Russian music a European influence. Cultured and wealthy, he collected round him the principal Russian composers of hjs day, and without seeking profit or stinting expense, he published lavishly and intelligently all the music these men chose to write. Belaiev's publishing activities may be said to have endowed a school and advanced a nation.
Many of these composers, anxious to make a gesture of their gratitude, made a habit of paying homage to Belaiev in the form of certain compositions written to be performed on the Friday evenings when they customarily met at the house of their hospitable publisher. These little works, mostly in the form of chamber music, were labours of love and are in consequence charming rather than important. There are sixteen in all, written by Rimsky-Korsakov, Liadov, Glazounov, Borodin, Sokolov, amongst others, and published under the title of Les Vendredis.


Conducted By: Leslie Heward


Relayed from
The Town Hall, Birmingham
(On the occasion of the Centenary Celebration Concert of the Ancient Order of Foresters Friendly Society)
The famous old war-time concert party, ' The Roosters ', has been frequently ' on the air '. This concert is one of the Midland celebrations of the Centenary of the Ancient Order of Foresters Friendly Society. A meeting of members of the Society from all parts of the world is to be held at Nottingham, and there is to be a pilgrimage to the grave of Little John at Hathersage in Derbyshire


Under the direction of EDGAR MORGAN

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