and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Messages recently recorded by members of the Services in India for their relatives and friends in this country
Yorkshire Copper Works Band : conductor, Sam B. Wood
conducted by Dr. J. W. Welch , Director of Religious Broadcasting Theme : ' The Historic Gospel ' Introit : Sanctus
Sentences and Prayer of Approach
Hail to the Lord's anointed (A. and M.
219 ; C.H. 154)
Reading : 1 Corinthians 1, v. 18-2, v. 2, and 15, vv. 3 and 4 0 love how deep I (A. and M. 173) Address
Praise to the holiest fA. and M. 172;
Thanksgiving for the progress of the Gospel
As with gladness (A. and M. 79 ; C.H. 63) Prayer of Dedication Blessing
Dr. J. W.
L'Almanach aux Images : Berceuse de la poupee ; Sarabande: Chanson du Chasseur; Petite litanie de Jesus played by Harry Platts (piano)
Harold Collins and his Orchestra
Howard Ferguson talks about Faure's songs. Singer, Sophie Wyss
Conducted by Arthur Fiedler (on gramophone records)
Overture : Zampa (Herold) ; Scherzo, Op.
20 (Mendelssohn) ; Chanson triste (Tchaikovsky — Stewart) ; Hungarian Rhapsody. No I (Liszt)
sung by Margaret McArthur (mezzosoprano) and Victor Carne (tenor)
Love once, Jove ever ; A Night in May
I wind the horn to notes of woe : The
Ballad of Sir Fatconstone
MARGARET MCARTHUR The Garlands
Magyar Love-Song ; The Cup of Oblivion
MARGARET MCARTHUR To the Nightingale
The first four songs are from Op. 43, the last four from Op 46 : all translations by A. H. Fox-Strangways
(The next recital in this series will be on Wednesday, January 26, at 11.5 p.m.)
4—The Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Cossack Dance (Mazeppa : Tchaikovsky) ;
Theme and Variations (Suite in G, Op. 55 : Tchaikovsky), conducted by Dr. Malcolm Sargent
Adagietto (Piano Concerto : Bliss) : with Solomon (piano), conducted by Sir Adrian Boult
Praise ye the god of gold (Belshazzar :
William Walton ) : with Dennis Noble (baritone), the Huddersfield Choir and Brass Band, conducted by the composer
Topical talk or recorded repeat of one of last week's talks
(piano), on gramophone records
6—The Choir of Lincoln Cathedral, under the direction of Dr. Gordon Slater , sings the following music by Dr. Ernest Bullock , with the composer at the organ :
Give me the wings of faith 0 most merciful I
Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in D He that is down needs fear no fall
C. H. Middleton
(Leader, Norris Stanley ) : conductor, George Weldon. Shulamith Shafir
From the Town Hall, Birmingham
plays music by Jerome Kem , at the theatre organ
Series of talks, dealing with events of religious significance in the life of the nation, and with the work of the Churches at home and abroad, by the Rev. Nathaniel Micklem , D.D.
Ymweliad a rhai o drefi a phentrefi Cymru. 6—' Aberhonddu '. (Recorded programme in Welsh)
' The Greatest Book in the World ' : play by Bertha Lonsdale , produced by Nan Macdonald
* You know, the people in the Bible would have been staggered if they had known the adventures it was going to have '
Cast includes Eric Lugg , John Morris , Norman Shelley , David Markham , Ralph Truman , Arthur Ridley , Charles Mason , Peter Barkworth , Wilfred Pickles , Fred Fairclough , Joan Charlesworth , Alison Bayley , and Richard Goolden
'The Editor's Postbag'
Final programme in the second series of ' Travellers' Tales '.. Looking back over the sixteen programmes, listeners hear some sequels to the tales that have been told, and renew acquaintance with some of the travellers who told them
Programme introduced by Norman Wooland. Script editor, Leslie Baily. BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Charles Groves. Producer, Eric Fawcett
(' Travellers' Tales ' has been broadcast each week on a radio network throughout the British Commonwealth. A third series will begin in March.)
' What is Sleep ? ' by ' The Radio Doctor'
Henry James sketches a .portrait of Australian character--often lovable, often irritating, but always human
Sketch of the career of the composer of ' Maritana written by Christopher Stone in collaboration with Perceval Graves, and profusely illustrated with music chosen from his operas and concert pieces by Stephen Thomas and Gwen Williams. Helen Hill (soprano), Henry Wendon (tenor), Winifred Davey (piano), with the BBC Theatre Chorus and BBC Theatre Orchestra : conductor, Stanford Robinson. Narrator, Christopher Stone
The Services to be broadcast at 9.30 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Sundays during the next few months will have this general theme. Tonight Dr. Welch introduces the speakers, each of whom outlines his own contribution. This is followed by a short Service of Worship and Intercession
Appeal on behalf of the Care and Protection of Young People, by the Rt. Rev. the Lord Bishop of Lichfield
The societies included in tonight's appeal are the Church of England Moral Welfare Council, the National Free Church Women's Council, the Catholic Moral Welfare Committee, and the Jewish Association for the Protection of Girls, Women, and Children
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed].
reads verses on the theme of ' Britain '
by Marian Hemar , translated from the Polish by F. B. Czarnomski. Adapted for broadcasting by Cynthia Pughe. Produced by Howard Rose
(by permission of Firth Shephard )
Others taking part are Sybil Arundale , Alan Blair , Alexander Samer , and Ann Codrington
The action takes place in Warsaw, some time before this war
Counsel for Defence:
President of the Court:
Minister of Justice:
Quartet in G (K.387) played by the Lener String Quartet. (Gramophone records)
' George Methuselah ' by Meryon Vance , read by James Langham
Directed by Jack Hardy