ETHEL FENTON (Contralto) HUBERT EISDELL (Tenor)
SYDNEY BAYNES and his BAND
Conducted by the DEAN OF WESTMINSTER, The Very Rev.
W. FOXLEY NORRIS, D.D.
Cbe Cenotapb, Whitehall
Order of Service :
Hymn, ' O God, our Help in ages past' Prayers
Anthem, Wisdom iii, 1, 2 Collects
Hymn, ' All people that on earth do dwell ' The Benediction
The Placing of the Legion's Wreath
THE LAST POST
THE NATIONAL ANTHEM
THE Annual Service that the British Legion holds at the Cenotaph is, next to the Armistice Day commemoration, the most impressive event that takes place at the National War Memorial during the year. Last year this service was relayed, and many listeners will remember tho solemn beauty of it-the prayers, the Benediction, the Last Post and the Reveillé, and the lovely singing of the Westminster Abbey Choir. This year's service will follow the same lines ; it will again be conducted by the Dean of Westminster, and the Abbey choir will again take part. In addition, the broadcast transmission should reach an even higher standard, as permanent arrangements can now be made at the Cenotaph (this year the Armistice Day ceremony will be relayed for the first time), and there will be no need to employ overhead cables or wires.
Blake and Smart
Read by J. C. SQUIRE
THE two poets whose works form the subject of today's reading both lived in the eighteenth century (though Blake lived on until 1827). Both were mystics whose verse failed to receive due recognition at the time ; and both, judged by common standards, were mad. The poems that will be read this afternoon include some of Blake's most exquisitely artless lyrics, such as ' The Tiger ' and ' The Little Black Boy,' and Smart's most powerful poem, tho ' Song to David.'
Those listeners who have enjoyed these Sunday afternoon readings will be interested to know that the substance of them all has been published in book form, under the title of ' The Foundations of Poetry : an Anthology,' and can be obtained at all booksellers, newsagents and bookstalls, price Is.
' ERSCHALLET, IHR LIEDER '
S.B. from Glasgow
EDITH BRASS (Soprano) ; FLORA ' BLYTHMAN (Contralto); JOHN COLLINSON (Tenor); ROBERT BURNETT (Baritone); THE STATION CHOIR and ORCHESTRA, conducted by HERBERT A. CARRUTHERS Relayed from the Alexander Elder Memorial
Chapel of the Glasgow Western Infirmary
THIS, a cantata for Whit-Sunday, has seven sections :-
1. Chorus. ' '0 praise Him with singing, with psalt'ry and voices.'
2. Recitative, Bass. ' He that loves Me, keepeth My commandments.'
3. Air, Bass. ' Blessed Three in One, make with us Thy dwelling.'
4. Air, Tenor. ' '0 blessed Paradise, where
God's own grace prevaileth.'
5. Duet, Soprano (the believer), and Contralto (the Holy Spirit). ' Come thou breath of Heaven mild, Lo, ' give thee life, My child. The Violin hero has the melody of an early sixteenth century chorale.
6. Chorale, Choir. 'A heav'nly light falls the skies, When Thou, 0 Saviour, Thy dear eyes On me, Thy servant, bendest.'
7. Chorus. (Repetition of No. 1).
Relayed from HOLY TRINITY CHURCH,
With an address by the Rev. W. H. ELLIOTT
Order of Service:
Hymn, ' Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire
(A. and M., No. 157)
Confesaion and Prayer Psalm No. 121
Lesson, I Cor. xii, verses 1-27
Intercessions and Thanksgivings
Hymn, 'Our Blest Redeemer
'(A. and M., No. 207)
Address by the Rev. W. H ELLIOTT
Hymn, 'Come, ye faithful, raise the anthem' (A. and M. No. 302)
Vesper, ' God is a Spirit'
Sir W. Sterndale Bennett
: Appeal on behalf of the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. by Miss MABEL CONSTANDUROS
THIS hospital is the largest.
Orthopædic hospital in the country, and its patients come from all parts of the' Empire. A new out-patients' department in London has been paid for, and now 152' new
. beds are being added to the country branch at Stanmore, and £40,000 is still needed for this purpose. When one considers the wonderful work done for crippled children, whose lives can be changed entirely by their cure, it cannot seem likely that this sum should be beyond the hospital's reach.
Contributions should be sent to [address removed].
From the PARK LANE HOTEL ORCHESTRA Selection on famous Works by Grieg