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: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Reception Test
2.5 Tracing History Backwards
' Central Government-2, The Cabinet
Then'
K. C. BOSWELL
(From National)

Contributors

Unknown: K. C. Boswell

: Music

Time and Tune-2
HERBERT WlSEMAN (Director of Music to the Edinburgh Corporation Education Committee) : ' Tunes for Words '

Contributors

Unknown: Herbert Wlseman

: MID-WEEK SERVICE

Conducted by the Rev. D. M. BELL , B.D.
(Woodside South Church, Aberdeen)

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. D. M. Bell

: Scottish Children's Hour

Songs by JAMES SUTHERLAND (treble)
' Water Music ', played by BARBARA
A. K. MACDONALD in a talk to Stamp Collectors

Contributors

Songs By: James Sutherland
Unknown: A. K. MacDonald

: The First News

including Weather Forecast, followed by Scottish Announcements and Scottish Market Prices for Farmers

: Talk to Scottish Farmers

DAVID ROBERTSON :
' Sheep Sick Pastures '
(From Aberdeen)

Contributors

Unknown: David Robertson

: JAMES MACPHEE

(Gaelic Songs)
It is an interesting fact that there has been extremely little complaint that the Gaelic-speaking people of Scotland get more than their share of programmes. Actually loss than 3 per cent. of the population of Scotland understands Gaelic. The proportion of time given to Gaelic programmes is somewhat higher. If possible,a special programme, in addition to other Highland elements, will be broadcast every week for the special pleasure of Highlanders.

: The Reid Orchestral Concerts

Relayed from
The Usher Hall., Edinburgh
THE REID ORCHESTRA
Conductor, Sir DONALD F. TOVEY
MILTON KNIGHT (flute)
Sir DONALD F. TOVEY (pianoforte)
This programme has several interesting features, the first of these being the inclusion of General Reid's march, written by the General Reid with whose name the Orchestra is associated. Secondly, the flute sonata is a recently discovered work by General Reid. It was known that he composed this, but the work was untraced until last summer, when Sir Donald Tovey received a communication from a ladv in Cambridge, Massachusetts. This lady is in possession of the manuscript of the sonata and on hearing of the Reid Orchestra and Professor Tovey, she sent across a photostat ot the sonata. It is not known how this sonata came to be in America, but the General fought at the battle of Ticonderoga in 1759. The programme also contains a new set of dances by Mozart, collected by Sir Donald.

Contributors

Conductor: Sir Donald F. Tovey
Pianoforte: Sir Donald F. Tovey
Unknown: Sir Donald Tovey

: ' Mozart'

A talk by Sir DONALD F. TOVEY

Contributors

Talk By: Sir Donald F. Tovey

: A Short Recital of Madrigals and Part Songs

THE SCOTTISH
WIRELESS SINGERS
Conductor, IAN WHYTE

Contributors

Conductor: Ian Whyte








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