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LENA MASON (1st Violin), REGINALD. MORLEY (2nd Violin), MURIEL HART (Viola),
ALEXANDER Niposi (Violoncello)
BOCCHERINI might be called, without dis. respect, a wholesale music-merchant. Probably no other composer in the world's history wrote such a mass of music in the classical' forms-20 Symphonies, 54 String Trios, 95 String Quartets, 125 String Quintets, and so on-nearly 500 instrumental works in all. Yet he died in poverty.
Amongst the lush growth of his compositions Time with his sickto has, alas! ruthlessly mowed. Of all his works, few of us know anything save a certain famous Minuet. There is much good-humoured, mellifluous music in his works, easy and pleasant to listen to, as will be ' generally agreed after this Quartet has been played.

THIS is the first of a series of talks, which will take place on Wednesday evenings during April and June, designed primarily for listeners between fourteen and eighteen, on such varied subjects as jobs and camping, foreign travel and keeping fit. Today's talk starts the series well, for followers of the game will admit that no more sporting player than Charles Buchan , the Arsenal skipper, ever led a team in a Cup-tie or won a First League match off his own boot. There will be a big audience of London football enthusiasts to hear him broadcast tonight.

This radio version of 'Lord Jim,' by Mr. Cecil Lewis, marked an interesting innovation in broadcasting technique when it was first given over a year ago. Listeners who are interested in the development of radio drama will he glad of the opportunity of hearing it again.

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