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V, Gladstone and the Modern Cabinet Ascendancy,' by Mr. R. H. GRETTON
The effect of Gladstone's (and his Cabinet's) relation to the rank and file of his party and the House did much to bring about the most serious change of all in the making of modern politics-the domination of the House and of its time by the Ministry of the day. Whatever other circumstances contributed, this change may rightly be associated with Gladstone, because he is the typical example of that direct appeal and of that platform leadership of them by Ministers, upon which the modern power of the Cabinet mainly rests, and by which the importance of the private member has been wholly undermined.

THE WIRELESS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
(Leader, S. KNEALE: KELLEY)
Under the direction of HERMANN SCHERCHEN
Relayed from Fyvie Hall , Polytechnic GREAT man though he was, in every sense of the word, shaping his own career with sturdy confidence, Haydn more than once held posts of service, with aU the dignity which good and faithful service really means. And, of course, he owed some of his opportunities of composing, and of hearing his music performed, to the enthusiastic patrons on whose behalf he worked. In 1759, at the age of twenty-seven, when fortune was beginning to smile on him, and his great gifts were beginning to be recognized, he was appointed Director of Music and chamber music composer' to Count Ferdinand Maximilian Morzin, who had a country seat near Pilsen. A small private orchestra was maintained there and for it Haydn composed a number of his earlier orchestral pieces, including this happy Symphony. Like several others, it has been givenan affectionate name-' Le Soir ' (The Even- ing)-although it is in no sense descriptive music. It is among the first Symphonies in4 which each of the -movements has it own dis- tinct character, and all are melodious and sim- pie, full of Haydn's unfailing good humour.
BORN in Monaco in 1878, Schreker studied in Vienna and lived there until 1920. In 1911 he 1 founded the Philharmonic Choral Society, becoming its first conductor, and in the same year was appointed Professor of Composition < at the Royal and Imperial Academy. In 1920 he was called to Berlin as Director of the Hochschule (High School), one of the leading teaching institutions, not only in Germany, but in the world. As a composer, he has already given us much in many different forms, and in Germany they think of him as having a big influence on the course of present-day music. He is specially interested in dramatic subjects, especially those of mystic, fairy-tale order, and most of all, those which have some underlying symbolic meaning. He has a real gift of big, flowing melody, and a liking for effects of strong contrast.
This Suite has the special interest for wireless listeners that it is one of a number of works which the German broadcasting authorities commissioned from eminent composers of the day.

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