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Directed by Guy Daines
James Hunter (bass-baritone)
THE TWO GRENADIERS, SO well known and loved, embodies the spirit of Napoleonic glory. Two of Napoleon's soldiers are finding their way back from the disastrous Russian campaign. They reach the frontier of France, and learn, to their bitter sorrow, that their Emperor is captured.
Note how, at the end, as the soldier speaker's imagination is fired, the music leaves the minor and goes into the major for the rest of the piece, the excitement at last culminating in a snatch of the Marseillaise. (From Glasgow)


Directed By: Guy Daines
Bass-Baritone: James Hunter

: Fireside Talk

' What the Church is Doing : For the Down-and-Outs-Social Work '

: The Week's Good Cause

(20.45) An appeal on behalf of THE BRITISH WIRELESS FOR THE BLIND FUND. (Local Maintenance Appeal) by Lord POLWARTH, C.B.E. (From Edinburgh)
Contributions (envelopes marked' Wireless Appeal for the Blind') will be gratefully received, addressed to the [address removed]

: ' The News'

(20.50) Weather Forecast, General News Bulletin, followed by Scottish Announcements (From Edinburgh)

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