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6BM Bournemouth

ELSIE FITCH (with Orchestra)

IN the familiar air. from the Second Act of Samson and Delilah. Delilah seeks to strengthen her hold on Samson by assuring him of her love. ' Softly awakes my heart at thy voice,' she sings-and Samson is lost.
The second Air comes from Act IV. of Faust. Marguerite, deserted by Faust, is comforted by the youth Siebet, who has promised her absent brother that he will guard her. The lad assures her that. however dark the outlook, ho will be by her side.
6BM Bournemouth


S.B.to " 5XX."
Dialogue written by GEORGE STONE.
Arranged and Produced by WILLIAM R. KEENE and GEORGE STONE.
This evening we shall endeavour to bring to life various well-known paintings, and to add to the interest, it would be well for Listeners previously to make themselves acquainted with the paintings, and on the evening to lower their lights.
"CLAUDE DUVAL ," By W. P. Frith , R . A.
This painting is of a hold-up by the famous highwayman, and his invitation to the young .and beautiful girl to descend from the coach and dance with him to the tune played by one of his masked gang on a flute. This "Picture" begins earlier, and gives the departure from the Inn.
By Frank Bramley , R. A.
This painting depicts the close of two fisher folks' lonely all-night vigil for a dearly-loved one who will never return. We begin our " Picture " at the closing stage. and the driving rain and wind and muffled tumult of the sea form the background to this sad little tragedy.
By 7'. Sidney Cooper , R.A.
This painting depicts a typical farm-yard scene. Our "Picture " enlarges somewhat, on the painting, but the main impressions are peace and happiness.
By Edwin Long , R.A.
This painting depicts the Holy Mother seated on a donkey with the infant Jesus in her arms and Joseph walking by their side. They are passing a great procession which is taking place in honour of the Egyptian Goddess Isis, and her son Horus, whose images are being borne aloft through crowds of worshippers. In the foreground arc the sellers of idols, charms and necklets-the whole forming a strikingly dramatic contrast. We begin our "Picture" before the arrival of the Holy Family, and with the procession, in the distance.
The Orchestra will provide
Musical Interludes.
6BM Bournemouth


Relayed from WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL Address by His Grace tho LORD ARCHBISHOP OF UPSALA mHE ARCHBISHOP OF UPSALA has taken a leading part in making contact between the great Christian Communions of Europe. He was the main inspiration of the famous Conference hold at Stockholm in 1925 under the title of ' The Universal Christian Conference on Life and Work.' At the conclusion of this
Conference a Continuation Committee was appointed, which met last year at Berne and is. now meeting at Winchester.

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