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Ⓓ EXPLAIN
Ten Minutes Outside Time
Shane Leslie
' The most inexplicable experience of my life ' is Shane Leslie 's own description of the subject of this talk. It is the seventh in this series, in which men and women who have had some strange and apparently supernatural experience are describing it before the microphone.

Contributors

Unknown:
Shane Leslie
Unknown:
Shane Leslie

Leader, Harold Fairhurst
Conductor, Richard Austin
Solo pianofortes, Vronsky and Babin from the Pavilion, Bournemouth
Vaughan Williams's ' London ' Symphony is actually a musical impression of London just before the War began, but it is equally descriptive of the great city as it is today ; for although a few of the recognised sounds of the London streets make their way into the music, it is with the spirit of the city and its citizens that the composer has dealt, and the resultant music is that of a poet of sympathy and understanding. The first movement is thought to be descriptive of morning in the city ; the Westminster chimes are heard. The slow second movement is based largely on the plaintive melody which introduces it. The third movement is called a Scherzo, but that is by no means its feeling ; ' Nocturne ' is a better title, for it is an impression of London by night, and even though the tempo is brisk, the music strikes a note of sadness and mystery. The fourth movement is full of bustling energy with a preponderating and majestic march tune. Later, after the chimes have been heard again, a solemn epilogue brings the symphony to a close.

Contributors

Leader:
Harold Fairhurst
Conductor:
Richard Austin

Ⓓ ' Making the Most of Your
Looks'
' Care of the Skin '
Mary Embrey
In her first talk in the first series ever broadcast in this country to women on making the most of their looks, that authority on the subject, Mary Embrey , told women why they should. Apart from the feature that she made famous for nearly five years in the Morning Post, she has written articles on a wide range of subjects for all nartional newspapers in this country, and has contributed to the New York Times and the Montreal Star. She has a world-wide experience of women and their looks, having travelled widely, West as far as Vancouver, East as far as Constantinople. On December 16 she will broadcast on the care of the hair.

Contributors

Unknown:
Mary Embrey
Unknown:
Mary Embrey

(Section E)
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by Joseph Lewis
Gwen Catley (soprano) 1 Prelude. 2 Dance: Allegretto grazioso. 3 Song. 4 Dance : Tempo di ballo. 5 Lamento
(Soloist, GWEN CATLEY )
(First Broadcast Performance)
Frederic d'Erlanger's Incidental Music to Sappho was arranged and scored for small orchestra from short pieces by Lully, Rameau, Scarlatti, and Scandellus for the French play in verse written by his brother, and produced with success last spring at Nice and Monte Carlo.
ORCHESTRA
Stella Mary Dances. ....Ernest Austin
Ernest Austin's 'Stella Mary Dances' are a set of six dances written in memory of the composer's daughter, Stella Mary. They have nothing of the gloom of funereal music, but express the happier remembrances of a beautiful child life. They were first performed at a Promenade Concert under Sir Henry Wood on September 26, 1918.

Contributors

Unknown:
Laurance Turner
Conducted By:
Joseph Lewis
Soprano:
Gwen Catley
Soloist:
Gwen Catley
Unknown:
Stella Mary Dances.
Unknown:
Stella Mary
Unknown:
Sir Henry Wood

Margaret Field-Hyde (soprano)
Frederick Sharp (baritone)
Winifred Small (violin)
Jean Pougnet (violin)
James Whitehead (violoncello)
Rudolph Dolmetsch (harpsichord) Trio sonata of-three parts, No. 4 in F 1 Maestoso. 2 Canzona: Moderato.
3 Poco largo. 4 Allegro-Andante
Two Duets (with violins) Dulcibella
See where she sits
Trio sonata of three parts, No. 10 in A
1 Moderate e pomposo. 2 Largo. 3 Grave-Presto

Contributors

Soprano:
Margaret Field-Hyde
Baritone:
Frederick Sharp
Violin:
Jean Pougnet
Violin:
James Whitehead
Harpsichord:
Rudolph Dolmetsch

A programme of new songs for whose probable popularity you are invited to vote
The singers
Gerry Fitzgerald
Marie Burke *
Ernest Butcher
The Tin Pan Alley Trio
A Section of the BBC Men's Chorus
The BBC Variety Orchestra
Conducted by Mark H. Lubbock
Reginald Foort at the BBC Theatre Organ
Ivor Dennis at the piano
All the songs included in this programme were selected by a Committee of Listeners
Every programme in this popular series is devised and arranged by Bruce Sievier , whose first show on the air, given in 1934, was The Silver Patrol of which he wrote the book and lyrics. Sievier made his debut as a broadcaster when he compered in 1936 the series ' Words with Music ' which he also wrote, devised, and produced, and which eulogised the merits of the lyric author. He came to the microphone again as the raconteur in Dolores, which he aptly called ' a slice of life with music '.
In the new year he is to come to the microphone again with another ' slice of life with music' entitled Land of Song, music by Albert Arlen. He is also the originator of Peggy Cochrane 's new series, ' Number, please ', and the compiler of the programmes for Lavengro, the Romany singer. During his association with the BBC he has used only two songs that have not been all-British.

Contributors

Singers:
Gerry Fitzgerald
Singers:
Marie Burke
Conducted By:
Mark H. Lubbock
Conducted By:
Reginald Foort
Unknown:
Ivor Dennis
Arranged By:
Bruce Sievier
Music By:
Albert Arlen.
Unknown:
Peggy Cochrane

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About National Programme

National Programme is a radio channel that started transmitting on the 9th March 1930 and ended on the 9th September 1939. It was replaced by BBC Home Service.

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