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: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

Relayed from
St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church,
Eastbourne
Order of Service
Hymn, The sun is sinking fast (C.H.,
272 ; A. and M., 17)
Prayer
Psalm 121 (Metrical Version), I to the hills will lift mine eyes
Lesson
Prayer and Lord's Prayer
Hymn, 0 Lord and Master of us all
(C.H., 513)
Address by the Rev. JAMES REID , D.D. Hymn , 0 saviour bless us ere we go
(C.H., 302; A. and M., 28) (omit verse 5)

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. James Reid
Unknown: D.D. Hymn

: 'The News'

Weather Forecast, General News Bulletin, followed by Regional News and Weather Forecast for Northern Ireland

: Melodies of Christendom-7

An Anthology of Sacred Music
Under the direction of Sir WALFORD DAVIES
THE WIRELESS SINGERS

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Walford Davies

: 'Sea Breezes'

STUART ROBERTSON (baritone)
THE BELFAST
WIRELESS CHORUS and ORCHESTRA
Conductor, E. GODFREY BROWN.
In 1706 Handel, then aged twenty-one, left his post in Hamburg to visit Italy. He had already composed operas successful enough to awaken jealousy in the hearts of older composers ; one of them, indeed, had involved him in a duel, from which he emerged more by good luck than good swordsmanship.
During the four years he spent in Italy — staying at Venice, Rome, Florence and Naples in turn-he was busily engaged in composition, for the stage, the church, and the concert room ; Rodrigo was the first of two successful operas produced during his stay.
The ' Sailors' Dance ' is a bustling piece in 2-2 time which needs nothing in the way of elucidation for the enjoyment of its brisk merriment.
The story of Wagner's The Flying Dutchman is based on the legend of a Dutch sea-captain who, encountering a furious gale while he was trying to round the Cape of Good Hope, swore that he would achieve his purpose though it took him all eternity. The devil, overhearing, took him at his word and condemned him to sail the seas until the Day of Judgment. Only a woman, whose love would last until death, could release him; so, as the sole concession to the awful severity of his punishment, he is permitted to go ashore once in every seven years in order that he may seek and win such a woman. The opera opens just at the end of one of these seven-year terms.

Contributors

Baritone: Stuart Robertson
Conductor: E. Godfrey Brown.








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