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Regional Variations (7)

THE FIRST NEWS

Regional Programme Western

AN ORGAN RECITAL

Regional Programme Wales

HAYDN HEARD AND HIS ORCHESTRA

Regional Programme Midland

Regional Programme

Regional Programme Scotland

SIBBALD TREACY AND HIS RHYTHM KINGS

Regional Programme Northern Ireland

MEDVEDEFF'S BALALAIKA ORCHESTRA

Regional Programme London

Regional Variations (5)

Regional Programme

Regional Programme Northern Ireland

Scottish Dance Music

Regional Programme Scotland

Regional Programme

Regional Programme Wales

THE BBC ORCHESTRA

Regional Programme London

Leader, Alfred Barker
Conducted by H. Foster Clark
Elgar's ' Enigma ' Variations are dedicated ' To my friends pictured within ', and each of the Variations is preceded by the initials or the nickname of the friend ' pictured '. 1. C.A.E. represents Lady Elgar. 2. H.D.S.-P., H. D. Steuart-Powell , an amateur pianist. 3. R.B.T., Richard Baxter Townshend , an amateur actor with a deep voice. 4. W.M.B., William Meath Baker , an energetic and rather blustering, old-fashioned Gloucestershire squire. 5. R.P.A., Richard P. Arnold , the son of Matthew Arnold , a dreamer, but a witty and whimsical conversationalist. 6 ' Ysobel Miss Isabel Fitton, of Malvern, an amateur viola player and a member of the Worcestershire Orchestral Society. 7. ' Troyte ', Arthur Troyte Griffith , a Malvern .architect, with whom Elgar often walked and debated on a variety of subjects. 8. W.N., Miss Winifred Norbury , of Worcester, who appealed to Elgar as a fine example of old-world courtesy. 9. 'Nimrod', August Jaeger. 10. 'Dorabella ', Miss Penny, whose speaking voice was enhanced by a quaint hesitation. 11. G.R.S., George Robertson Sinclair , organist of Hereford Cathedral, whose bulldog is depicted in this Variation rushing down a bank into the Wye and swimming against the stream. 12. B.G.N. represents the initials of Basil Nevinson , a cellist. 13. ' Romanza ', with its quotation from Mendelssohn's ' Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage', refers to Lady Mary Trefusis , who was at that time on a sea voyage. 14. E.D.U. is a paraphrase of the initials of Lady Elgar's abbreviation of her husband's name.

Contributors

Leader:
Alfred Barker
Conducted By:
H. Foster Clark
Unknown:
H. D. Steuart-Powell
Unknown:
Richard Baxter Townshend
Unknown:
William Meath Baker
Unknown:
Richard P. Arnold
Unknown:
Matthew Arnold
Unknown:
Ysobel Miss Isabel
Unknown:
Arthur Troyte Griffith
Unknown:
Miss Winifred Norbury
Organist:
George Robertson Sinclair
Unknown:
Basil Nevinson
Unknown:
Mary Trefusis

Regional Variations (6)

Northern Ireland News

Regional Programme Northern Ireland

Regional Bulletin for Farmers

Regional Programme London

Scottish Sports Results, Scottish Announcements, and Scottish Bulletin for Farmers

Regional Programme Scotland

Midland Announcements

Regional Programme Midland

Welsh Announcements and Bulletin for Welsh Farmers

Regional Programme Wales

Regional Variations (7)

CONVERSATION IN THE TRAIN

Regional Programme London

'THE FUTURE OF ULSTER AGRICULTURE'

Regional Programme Northern Ireland

Regional Programme

Regional Programme Midland

THE OPENING OF THE NEW BBC SWANSEA STUDIOS

Regional Programme Wales

CONVERSATION IN THE TRAIN

Regional Programme Western

Regional Programme

Regional Programme Scotland

Regional Variations (5)

FROM THE PROMENADE CONCERT

Regional Programme London

FROM THE PROMENADE CONCERT

Regional Programme Western

As West

Regional Programme Northern Ireland

Mod a' Chomuinn Ghaidhealaich CUIRM CHIUIL MHOR A' MHOID

Regional Programme Scotland

by The Hirsch String Quartet:
Leonard Hirsch (first violin) ; Reginald Stead
; Sydney Errington (viola) ; Leonard Baker
(violoncello)
This is the seventh of a series of recitals of light chamber music specially chosen for its melodies and designed to appeal to those who find chamber music difficult to appreciate

Contributors

Unknown:
Leonard Hirsch
Viola:
Sydney Errington
Viola:
Leonard Baker

Regional Variations (2)

AN ORGAN RECITAL

Regional Programme Scotland

A Speech by Sir Francis Joseph ,
K.B.E. at the ninety-eighth annual meeting of the Union of Lancashire and' Cheshire Institutes held in the Public Halls, Blackburn
(An electrical recording of parts of the speech given during this morning's meeting)

Contributors

Unknown:
Sir Francis Joseph

Regional Programme Northern

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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