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: Weather Forecast

for Farmers and Shipping

: HENRY CROUDSON

at the Organ of the Paramount
Theatre, Manchester

: 'FLIPPANT FINGERS'

Gerry Chantler

Contributors

Unknown: Gerry Chantler

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: 'PLEASURE ON PARADE'

Under the direction of Frank A. Terry
With additional lyrics and music by Claud Branston , Wilcock and Rutherford, Frank A. Terry from the Floral Pavilion,
New Brighton

Contributors

Unknown: Frank A. Terry
Music By: Claud Branston
Unknown: Frank A. Terry

: THE BBC NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

Leader, Alfred Barker
Conducted by Arnold Perry
Three Rhapsodies
Of the three rhapsodies that make up this programme, two — the ' Irish ' and the ' Welsh '-are brilliant fantasias on national airs, both, as it happens, by composers best known for their work in the field of light opera. The Irish-American Victor Herbert , a grandson of Samuel Lover , in addition to some thirty-five operettas, also produced a couple of grand operas, two cello concertos, and various symphonic compositions ; the orchestral works of Sir Edward German are as well known as Merrie England and Tom Jones. Both the Herbert and the German works are exceedingly effective dressings-up of folk tunes.
Butterworth's ' A Shropshire Lad ' is quite a different type of rhapsody: poetic rather than brilliant, and based on material of the composer's own. Butterworth here broods over snatches of melody from his two sets of ' Shropshire Lad' songs to which the rhapsody is a sort of orchestral epilogue. The predominant mood is that of Housman's poem:
Loveliest of trees, the cherry now
Is hung with bloom along the bough.

Contributors

Leader: Alfred Barker
Conducted By: Arnold Perry
Unknown: Victor Herbert
Unknown: Samuel Lover
Unknown: Sir Edward German
Unknown: Tom Jones.

: NEWS SUMMARY

(including Weather Forecast)
SPORT. TOPICAL TALKS

: LATE NEWS SUMMARY

including Weather Forecast








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