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: THE B.B.C. NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Alfred Barker )
Conductor, T. H. MORRISON STEPHEN WEARING (pianoforte)
The Pianoforte Concertos of Listz, and in particular No. 1, in E flat, have long been popular alike with artists and with audiences, that it is a little difficult to believe that they were once received with suspicion and even with dislike. The Concerto begins in a quick tempo, but with a majestic bigness, and the whole orchestra plays the first main tune. Then the solo instrument has a section in calmer mood, and the strings play the second chief tune, slower than the first. The pianist repeats this after the orchestra, and a third tune follows, which is played first by flute and afterwards by clarinet. This tune re-appears in the last movement. The second movement follows without a pause ; the chief tune, heralded by the triangle, is set forth by the strings of the orchestra. It is a vivacious movement with an air of real gaiety. Still without a break, the last movement appears, opening with the slow melody which has been heard already. The movement has something of a martial air, animated and energetic. The flute tune from the first movement makes its appearance, too, along with echoes of the previous parts of the work, forming the foundation for a brilliant finish.

Contributors

Leader: Alfred Barker
Conductor: T. H. Morrison
Conductor: Stephen Wearing

: THE B.B.C. THEATRE ORCHESTRA

(Leader, MONTAGUE BREARLEY )
Conductor, STANFORD ROBINSON
WEBSTER BOOTH (tenor)
(London Regional Programme)

ORCHESTRA March, Namur - W. V. Richards
Waltz, Telegrams - Johann Strauss
WEBSTER BOOTH AND ORCHESTRA Carnival (The Lilac Domino). - Cuvillier
Always (Puritan Lullaby) - Kenneth Leslie Smith
ORCHESTRA Selection, Fallen Fairies - Edward German
WEBSTER BOOTH The Minstrel - Easthope Martin
Mifanwy - Dorothy Forster
ORCHESTRA Three Shades of Blue i. Indigo ; 2. Alice Blue ; 3. Heliotrope - Ferde Grofe
WEBSTER BOOTH AND ORCHESTRA Star of my soul (The Geisha) - Sidney Jones
La Danza - Rossini
ORCHESTRA Pot-pourri of Leo Fall's Melodies - arr. Julius Burger

Contributors

Leader: Montague Brearley
Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Tenor: Webster Booth

: A CONCERT-SERVICE

Relayed from the Market Street Congregational Church, Farnworth
Hymn, Breathe on me, Breath of God
(Cong. H., 194) Prayers
Scripture Reading Address by the Rev. F. E. QUICK
Hymn, City of God, how broad and far
(Cong. H., 219) Benediction
Organ Voluntary
Organist, WILLIAM HARDWICK

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. F. E. Quick
Organist: William Hardwick

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