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MELODIES OF CHRISTENDOM

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(New Series, 4)
An Anthology of Sacred Music
Under the direction of Sir Walford Davies
The BBC Singers
Throughout this series church choirs have always been borne in mind. The great variety (both in size and skill) of voluntary choirs does not alter the fact that all have the same ideals and the same practical difficulties.
An urgent appeal was recently received from a country choir that these recitals should include something to show ' how it is done '. An invitation was therefore issued to any keen choirs near enough at hand to come and help in an experimental demonstration at Broadcasting House.
Tonight's programme will thus differ in one respect from its predecessors, for five of the many choirs who volunteered will meet to take an unrehearsed part in the broadcast. Their co-operation makes it possible to give listening choirs increasing help, while there should be no lessening of interest to the ordinary listener.

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Walford Davies






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