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(By permission of the Air Council)
Directed by Flight-Lieut. J. AMERS , M.B.E. THE Athalie in question is the tragedy of Racine. Mendelssohn wrote music for a performance of it in Berlin just over eighty years ago. Most of the music is rarely heard now, but one extract from it, this War March of the Priests, has always been very popular.
IN his Hungarian Rhapsodies (originally written as Pianoforte Solos) Liszt paid proud homage to the national melodies of his native Hungary. The music of the ancient i nhabitants of the country, the Magyars, was taken as raw material by the gypsies who came to Hungary from the East early in the fifteenth century. Melodic decoration and strong rhythmic stresses characterize the gypsy songs and dance-tunes.
The First Rhapsody begins with a dignified section (corresponding to the Lassan of the gypsies), containing two Main Tunes. The First is in a minor key, and the Second resembles the well-known Rakoczy March (with Berlioz's treatment of which most listeners are familiar).
Next comes a lively section in the style of the gypsies' Friska dances. The music works up in speed and brilliance, the First Main Tune occurring again and a fourth Tune appearing before the exciting finish of the work. HELEN HENSCHEL The Little Red Lark(Irish Folk Songs)
The Glen of Kenmare(Irish Folk Songs)
Jock o' Hazeldean (Scottish Folk Songs)
Leezle Lindsay(Scottish Folk Songs)


Unknown: J. Amers
Unknown: Helen Henschel

: LESLIE FABER will give a selection from ' A DIGIT OF the MOON'

A Hindoo Love Story, translated from the original MS. by F. W. Bain


Unknown: F. W. Bain


From St. John's Church, Smith Square. Address by Canon C. S. WOODWARD


Unknown: Smith Square.
Unknown: Canon C. S. Woodward


Conducted by Prebendary CARLILE , Founder of the Church Army.
Unannounced Vestry Prayer, ' We Love the Place, OGcd'
Opening Hymn, announced by Prebendary CARLILE , Love Divine, All Loves Excelling' (A. and M., 520)
Short Prayers, led by Captain Brewer (of Headquarters Staff)
Miss Selser and Chorus, ' Turn Your Eyes Upon Jesus ' (specially for Young People's Day) The Lord's Prayer and Creed Chant, Psalm 23
Eight Favourite Texts from the Staff. Story by Captain HANSON (Senior Prison Evangelist) Miss Seiser-Solo and Chorus
Talk by Prebendary CARLILE on ' St. Francis Up to Date '
Captain Spicer (Social Evangelist)-Solo
Hymn, ' '0 Love That Will Not Let Me Go' (the Headquarters Choir) General Thanksgiving Nune Dimittis
Closing Prayer and Blessing by Rev. Captain Prior (Hon. Senior Evangelist) Alleluia Doxology
Final Sentence from Prebendary CARLILE
PREBENDARY CARLILE is best known in connection with the Church Army, which he founded in the slums of Westminster in 1882, and of which he has been Hon. Chief Secretary ever since. He has written several books, including ' Baptism of Fire.'


Conducted By: Prebendary Carlile
Unknown: Prebendary Carlile
Talk By: Prebendary Carlile
Unknown: Prebendary Carlile

: The Week's Good Cause

Appeal on behalf of the Professional Classes' Aid Council by Dame MADGE KENDAL , D.B.E.
THE Professional Classes' Aid Council was started as the ' Professional Classes' War
Relief Council,' in October, 1914, and did good work during the war. In 1920, when it became apparent that post-war conditions. would entail much hardship and suffering, it was made into a permanent organization to help the ' New Poor.' Its work includes the education of children, training of adults, maintenance in time of illness or in other exceptional circumstances, and the provision of clothes.
Dame Madge Kendal , who makes the appeal, is better known as Mrs. Kendal, the famous actress. Coming of a theatrical family, she first acted at the old Marylebone Theatre, and later made her debut in the West End by playing Ophelia at the Haymarket in 1865. Between that time and her retirement from the stage in 1908 she acted in many notable plays and with many celebrated actors, including E. A. Sothern and Beerbohm Tree.
Subscriptions may be sent to [address removed].


Unknown: Dame Madge Kendal
Unknown: Dame Madge Kendal


Died October 17, 1849
Barcarolle, Op. 60
Studies, Op. 25, No. 3, and Op. 10, No. 2
Ballade in A Flat, Op. 47 THE CASANO OCTET
Prelude, Op. 28, No. 17 Polonaise, Op. 40, No. 1


Unknown: Jan Smeterlin

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