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Vera Siddons (soprano)
Gladys Palmer (contralto)
John Turner (tenor)
George Pizzey (bass)
' The Jackdaw of Rheims '
A song cycle by Hubert Bath
Quartet, The Jackdaw sat on the Cardinal's chair
Soprano, In and out
Quartet, The feast was over
Quartet, The Great Lord Cardinal Quartet, There's a cry and a shout
Bass, The Cardinal rose with a dignified look
Contralto and tenor solo and quartet,
The day was gone
Finale, Then the Great Lord Cardinal
Two songs and a duet from the song cycle
' The Philosopher and the Lady' by Easthope Martin
Contralto, The Hidden Song
Duet (soprano and tenor), A Song to
You Bass , The Philosopher's Song
Invitation to the Dance
Weber, trans. Julius Harrison


Vera Siddons
Gladys Palmer
John Turner
George Pizzey
Hubert Bath
Easthope Martin
You Bass
Julius Harrison

Leader, Alfred Cave
Conducted by Leslie Heward
Shula Doniach (pianoforte)
Shula Doniach first studied the piano under Felix Swinstead , at the Royal Academy of Music, where she was awarded the Hine Gift for composition. She continued under Pouishnoff, Harriet Cohen , and Matthay in London, and then went to Berlin and Budapest, finishing her studies at Vienna under Steuermann. Shula Doniach has appeared with great success all over Europe in the dual capacity of composer and pianist. Her compositions include songs, a piano quintet, a fantasy for violin and piano, ballet music, etc.
In Jerusalem Shula Doniach helped to found the Palestine Orchestra and the Modern Chamber Music Society. She founded a Music Society in Bucharest, and since her return to London has founded and organised the Friends of Music Society, which has produced a great deal of interesting chamber music, old and new.


Conducted By:
Leslie Heward
Shula Doniach
Shula Doniach
Felix Swinstead
Hine Gift
Harriet Cohen

Regional Programme London

About Regional Programme

Regional 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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