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: The Children's Hour

A programme by THE PLAZA BAND
Songs by A.V. FROGGATT
' The Prudent Pc rcupine ', by Mary Grant Bruce

Contributors

Songs By: A.V. Froggatt
Unknown: Mary Grant Bruce

: The First News

including Weather Forecast and Bulletin for Farmers, followed by Northern Ireland News.

: Regional Programme

Weather Forecast for Northern Ireland at 9.0

: Chamber Music

MAYE MARTIN (soprano)
THE MACNAGHTEN STRING QUARTET: Anne Macnaghten (violin); Elise Desprez (violin); Beryl Scawen-Blunt (viola), Olive Richards (violoncello)
Mozart wrote three Quartets, of which this is the first, for the King of Prussia in the winter of 1789. These three are known as the 'Berlin' Quartets and have this characteristic that the 'cello part is given a good deal to do, as the 'cello was the Prussian King's own instrument. The prevailing tone of the Quartet throughout is gaiety, and it suggests, together with the opera, Così fan Tutti, which was written much about the same time, that the composer was living and working in the high spirits which, in spite of the poverty and cares against which he had to contend, characterised the real Mozart.
Schubert's G minor Quartet is a comparatively youthful work, dating from about 1813. The eighteen-year-old composer had a love of chamber music in his blood, for his family practised the quartets of Haydn and Mozart regularly on Sundays and holidays. Franz himself played the viola and, as early as 1812, began to compose for these family music-makings. The G minor Quartet is one of the most delightful of these early essays.

Contributors

Violin: Anne MacNaghten
Violin: Beryl Scawen-Bhmt
Viola: Olive Richards

: NEWS SUMMARY

Weather Forecast and News

: DANCE MUSIC

(Regional Programme. See page 48)








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