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: A Children's Carol Service

Relayed from The Cathedral, Bristol.
Hymn, Hark the Herald Angels Sing' (A. & M. 60)
Psalm VIII
The Lesson
Address by The Dean of Bristol
Hymn, 'Once in Royal David's City' (A. & M. 239)
Christ was born on Christmas Day
When the Crimson Sun had Set
Unto us is born a Son
The Holly and the Ivy
Christian People, Christmas morn biddeth you
It came upon the Midnight clear
Hymn, 'A Hymn of Praise' (A. & M. 341)
Carol, 'Come Sing with Holy Gladness'
The Blessing


Speaker: The Dean of Bristol [Henry de Candole]

: Dance Music

by Austin C. Moreton and his Dance Band.


Musicians: Austin C. Moreton and his Dance Band

: S.B. from London

(9.30 Local Announcements)

: Popular Excerpts from Opera

The Station Orchestra, conducted by Warwick Braithwaite

The Third Act of Wagner's Opera is laid in the Valley of the Wartburg, at evening. Wolfram, Tannhauser's friend, approaches. He loves Elisabeth, but has effaced himself on seeing how greatly she and Tannhauser love each other. He has seen her praying by a wayside shrine for the absent knight, whose return from his pilgrimage of penitence is now expected; and after she has gone, Wolfram takes his harp and sings of her to whom he must soon bid farewell, never more to see her.

(to 23.00)


Musicians: The Station Orchestra
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite

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