S.B. to other Stations.
Presented by R. E. JEFFREY.
THE " 2LO " MILITARY
Conducted by DAN GODFREY , Junr...
On this day, six score years ago, a Message fluttered to the mast-head of one of the King's ships, near the entrance to the Straits of Gibraltar. That message, and the epic conflict that followed it, has remained the inspiration of our great Sea Service.
A LONDON GLIMPSE.
A LONGSHORE GLIMPSE.
THE WIRELESS CHOIR.
" Tom Bowling."
" White the Stormy Billows
" The Bay of Biscay."
A LONGSHORE FAREWELL. A GLIMPSE OF THE SEA ROAD.
"OUTWARD BOUND." Specially contributed by FRANK H. SHAW. As far as it can be made so, this is a faithful representation of an old-time sailing ship leaving port for the deep sea. As the . various duties incidental to its departure are performed, the traditional sea shanties will be sung by mariner members of the Seven Seas Club.
A GLIMPSE FROM
A Naval Sketch in Four Episodes of Modern Life on a Man o' Specially contributed by " BARTINIEUS."
Episode I.-The Mess Deck of a Man o' War at Sea-5.30 a.m.
Episode II.-The Quarterdeck-
Episode III.-The Starboard Battery-9.0 a.m.
Episode IV.-The Mess Deck-
Conducted by EUGENE GOOSSENS
THE WIRELESS MALE Voice Chorus (Chorus-master. STANFORD ROBINSON), assisted by THE RAILWAY CLEARING House MALE VOICE CHOIR
(Conductor : JOHN E. WEST)
THE WIRELESS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA (Leader. S. KNEALE KELLEY )
'THE LOVE FEAST OF THE APOSTLES' (Wagner)
A Biblical Scene for Male Voice Chorus and Orchestra
THE LOVE FEAST OF THE APOSTLES was written soon after Wagner settled at Dresden as Chief Music Director. He had as yet only just begun his great series of Operas and Music Dramas. with Rienzi and The Flying Dutchman. He became leader of a Male Voice Choir which had not long been established at Dresden, and wrote the Love Feast for a choral Festival which he conducted in the summer of 1843 (when he was thirty). The music, which he dedicated to Frau Weinlig, the widow of his former teacher, was performed in church by over a thousand singers.
The words, writ ten by the Composer, are based on the scene in Chapter iv of the Acts of the Apostles. The music is laid out for a large male choir, divided in several portions of the work into three smaller choirs, for each of which the music is written in the usual four vocal parts.
The work opens with an unaccompanied portion for four-part ' Full Choir of Disciples,' the words (in the English translation as published by Messrs. Novello) beginning : ' We greet you, -brethren, in the Lord's name, Who at this feast in concord us unites, that we thereby may keep Him in remembrance.'
Then the Second Choir enters with the words 'We are oppressed, the mighty hate us sore..... Who can tell us how soon we part, in grief to languish ? ...' The Third Choir responds with 'Hold firm your trust,' and there is a dialogue between the fearful ones and the confident. The First Choir is added, singing ' Draw near. ye that hunger and are thirsty, to comfort you He doth give His flesh and blood.' So the movement goes on, the anxious ones being reassured by the majority of their fellows.
In the second part of the work (still unaccompanied) we hear the voices of the Apostles (twelve Basses sing this music), above the rest of the Choir. The twelve greet and Mess their brethren in the name of Christ, and warn them that persecution awaits them. The Apostles tell how their good works have roused the enmity of powerful foes, who have commanded them to cease their teaching.
All pray to God for strength to carry on their work of proclaiming the gospel. ' Send to us Thy Holy Ghost. they cry.
Immediately are heard ' Voices from Above ' singing ' Peace be yours, I am at hand, and My Spirit is with you ... Be not afraid.'
Here the Orchestra enters, and in the next section there is a gradual increase of tone, while the Choir sings ' What rushing now fills the air ? ... Salute we Thee, Thou Holy Ghost, for whom we prayed.....' The Apostles bid them ' give ear to what the Spirit hath to us declared. Though men may threaten, their threats are all in vain.' They then charge the faithful to go and ' bear joyful witness to the world of your Redeemer's wondrous deeds.' The disciples respond joyfully, and with an ascription of praise to God the work Comes to its end.
This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed
in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC
programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.
We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC
programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement
with the BBC.
Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search
function to find
thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available
to view or listen to on the BBC website, and programmes to
purchase from BBC Store and other providers.
There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a
historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any
given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the
understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time
- not those of today.
Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and
is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to
obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in
programmes, online etc.
This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers,
images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio
Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available
externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.