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2.5 The Scottish Countryside-2
' The Burn in its Valley
A. G. OGILVIE , B.Sc., F.R.S.E., Professor of Geography in the University of Edinburgh
2.25 Interval
2.30 World History-2
Dramatic Interlude : ' Lincoln and the Slaves'
(From National)
2.50 Interval
2.55 Music : Time and Tune
HERBERT WiSEMAN , Director of Music to the Edinburgh Corporation Education Committee
2-New Rhythms
3.25 Interval


Unknown: G. Ogilvie
Unknown: Herbert Wiseman


Conducted by the Rev. W. M. LAING ,
Colinton Parish Church, Edinburgh


Unknown: Rev. W. M. Laing

: Scottish Children's Hour

The Farm Fanciful
The Aberdeen Animals go all Agricultural and conduct you round the Farmyard, finally introducing you to Davy, and Mr. Gilhoogly and Mrs. Gilhoogly in the first instalment of John R. Allan 's story, ' Down on the Farm '


Unknown: John R. Allan


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


Conducted by IAN WHYTE
Overture, La Cenerentola (Cinderella)
Suite No. I, Ancient Airs and Dances
Respighi i. Molinaro : Balletto detto II Conte Orlando; 2. Galilei V.: Gagliarda; 3. Anon.: Villanella ; 4. Anon.: Passo mezzo e Mascherada
Overture, Maritana..... Vincent Wallace
A Fine Comic Opera.
La Cenerentola (' Cinderella '), one of Rossini's finest comic operas, was first produced in Rome, in January, 1817, just eleven months after the still more celebrated Barber. London heard it -in a badly mutilated version-three years later, but for many years it was strangely neglected in this country. Georgina Burns revived it successfully in 1891 and toured the provinces with it. After that-silence. And a silence which lasted for forty-three years. Then, in June, 1934, it was given with brilliant success at Covent Garden and at one stroke regained its rightful place in the Italian repertoire. The Cinderella of that year's revival was the late
Conchita Supervia , for La Cenerentola is one of the 'few Italian operas that have a coloratura contralto part.
Rimsky-Korsakov's Pupil.
Ottorino Respighi, who recently died at the age of fifty-six, was one of the most prominent Italian composers. He first studied at the Liceo Musicale of Bologna where he obtained diplomas for violin and composition ; he then became a pupil of Rimsky-Korsakov, and finally went to Berlin to study under Max Bruch. Since 1913 Respighi was professor of composition at the Royal Liceo di S. Cecilia in Rome, of which establishment he was appointed principal in 1924. In addition to many fine operas, chamber works, and symphonic poems, Respighi has transcribed for orchestra two attractive suites of Ancient Airs and Dances ' and the ever popular ballet La Boutique Fantasque, which is based on a number of tunes by Rossini.


Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conducted By: Ian Whyte
Unknown: Vincent Wallace
Unknown: Georgina Burns
Unknown: Conchita Supervia
Unknown: Max Bruch.
Unknown: S. Cecilia


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