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: Children's Corner

(S.B. to all Stations)
(to 17.30)

: 5NO Choral Society Octet

Hymn, "The Head that Once was Crowned with Thorns" (A. and M. 301)


Singers: 5NO Choral Society Octet

: The Rev. W.S. Power

Vicar of St Mark's, Byker Hill: Religious Address


Speaker: The Rev. W.S. Power

: Octet

Hymn, "Praise My Soul the King of Heaven" (A. and M. 298).

: The Swan and the Skylark: 1

Words by Hemans, Keats, and Shelley
Music by Arthur Goring Thomas (Posthumous Work)
Orchestrated by C. Villiers Stanford
Elsie Suddaby (Soprano)
Dorothy Clark (Contralto)
Edward Leer (Tenor)
Joseph Farrington (Bass)
The 5NO Choral Society
Choirmaster, Richard C. Pratt
The Station Orchestra
Conductor, William A. Crosse
Introduction, with Bass Solo, "A Grecian Poet I"
Chorus, "'Mid the Long Reeds"
Tenor Solo, "Summer! Summer!"
Chorus, "O Life and Love, Farewell!"
Contralto Solo with Chorus, "Thus Flowed the Death-Chant On"
Chorus, "Filled With That Sound"
Chorus, "The Summer is Come"
With Solos for Soprano, Tenor, and Bass


Music By: Arthur Goring Thomas
Soprano: Elsie Suddaby
Contralto: Dorothy Clark
Tenor: Edward Leer
Bass: Joseph Farrington
Choirmaster: Richard C. Pratt
Conductor: William A. Crosse

: Weather Forecast and News

(S.B. from London)

Local News

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Announcer: W. M. Shewen

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