from swing to classics
Records of Nat Gonella
Recording of Jack Payne and his Orchestra, broadcast in the Home Service at 3.0 p.m. on February 7
and his Orchestra. Dance music and songs with Joan Edwards , Frank Sinatra , and the Chorus.
Light music, arranged and played by Jack Byfleld and his Players, with James Bell at the organ. (BBC recording)
News read at dictation speed for Forces newspapers overseas
Today's choice of records is by ' Hubert' (Petty Officer Jack Watson )
and his Hawaiian Serenaders
Repeat of last night's recorded broadcast
with his Orchestra, and artists
Pipe-band music by the Pipes and Drums of No. 8 Infantry Training Centre (by permission of the Commanding Officer).
ENSA presents Geraldo and his Concert Orchestra and vocalists. Stephen Manton in ' Love Songs that have Lived '; Dorothy Summers in ' Story in Song ' ; 'Memories of a Star ' (Jeanette Macdonald ), featured by Helen Hill ; this week's ENSA artist, Jack Warner
Overture: The Impresario (Mozart):
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Notturno for Strings (Dvordk):
Symphony No. 31, in D (The Paris)
(Mozart): London Philharmonic Orchestra
Records chosen for themselves by British Forces overseas
Review of news and events of special interest for Forces in India
Close-ups from the war-fronts
with Reg. Leopold and his Players
Recorded in America, and heard by arrangement with the American Forces Network.
Bury v. Manchester City. Commentary by Ivan Sharpe during the second half of the League (North) Cup qualifying competition match. From Gigg Lane, Bury
News, music, and entertainment for officers and men of the Merchant Service from their own Club in London's West End. Hostess: Doris Hare. Music by Debroy Somers and his Orchestra. Regular features include ' Ship's Newspaper.' clubroom talks on Merchant Navy affairs, and guest artists. Produced by Alfred Dunning.
flashes between Britain and America. From London: Leni Lynn and Michael Howard , with Leslie Mitchell (by permission of British Movietonews, Ltd.) as Master of Ceremonies in London, and Ben Grauer in New York. Produced in New York by Ross Filion , and. in London by Jimmy Dyrenforth and Tom Ronald. (Joint BBC and NBC programme, heard simultaneously in both countries)
and reports from the battlefronts
Conductor. Guy Warrack
Joan Griffiths replies to letters from Forces overseas and plays her favourite records
Louis Levy and his Gaumont-
British Studio Orchestra with Beryl Davis , Benny Lee , Jack Cooper , and the Georgettes, including ' The Screen Presents,' bringing famous film stars to the microphone, introduced by Moore Raymond. Produced by Elisabeth Tyson
Followed at 8.10 by Home News from Canada cabled from the CBC news rooms
read at dictation speed
Edited version of this afternoon's commentary by Ivan Sharpe
Weekly review of the music popular in Great Britain, the United States, and Canada, featuring the Brass Hats, the Singing Strings, Kenny Baker and his Orchestra, and Beryl Davis. Produced by Pat Dixon. followed by News Headlines
drawn from the world's repertoire of theatre music with Linda Parker (soprano) (by permission of the Administrator of Sadler's Wells). Frederick Harvey (baritone), and the BBC Theatre Chorus and the BBC Theatre Orchestra, conducted by Lionel Salter
Programme includes items from ' La Vie Parisienne,' ' The Arcadians.' ' Paganini,' Derby Day,' ' Prince Methusalem,' ' Emerald Isle,' ' The Red Poppy' ballet, and Richard Strauss 's ' Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme ' followed at 9.58 by News Headlines
with music by Capt. Robert Farnon and the Canadian Band of the A.E.F. Songs by Canadian Forces entertainers. and contributions from the Dominion specially recorded for this programme.
Band of R.A.F. Coastal Command (by permission of the Air Officer C.-in-C.): conductor, Mr. Gilbert Vinter