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: Rugby Footballers' Service

Relayed from the Cathedral, Bristol.
Hymn, 'Come, let us join our cheerful songs' (A. and M., No. 299)
Opening Versicles Psalm 122
1st Lesson - Canon Fletcher, D.D.
2nd Lesson - Mr. J.S. Tucker, Bristol R.F.C., English XV
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, sung by the Choir to the setting of Dr. Macpherson in G
The Creed and Prayers
Hymn, 'Jesu, Lover of my soul' (A. and M., No. 193)
Sermon by the Rev. O.J. Fulljames, Captain, Rosslyn Park R.F.C., English Cap.
Hymn, 'Glorious things of Thee are spoken' (A. and M., No. 545)
The Blessing


Reader (1st Lesson): Canon Fletcher
Reader (2nd Lesson): J.S. Tucker
Sermon: The Rev. O.J. Fulljames

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: Third Concert of the Cardiff Musical Society (Season 1927-1928)

Relayed from the Park Hall, Cardiff.
The Augmented Station Symphony Orchestra
(Leader, Leonard Busfield)
Conducted by Warwick Braithwaite

Franck's only Symphony has three Movements.
First Movement. There is a slow Introduction. Note its opening Tune in the Lower Strings; a great deal grows out of this.
Then comes a quick passage in which that opening Tune is extended and stiffened into something very vigorous and forceful-really tho First Main Tune of the Movement.
Then the slow passage returns; the quick First Main Tune is heard again, and is now followed by a Second Main Tune.
This material is developed for a little time, and then there grows up an orchestral climax, and at its height there is a triumphant syncopated tune for Full Orchestra-a Third Main Tune.
From this point on, it is a matter of development, and then of recapitulation of the material heard, and listeners should by now be well acquainted with this.
The Second Movement moves at a gentle, but not slow speed. Plucked Strings and Harps begin with a tender melancholy. In a moment the Cor Anglais (Alto Oboe) creeps in with a graceful tune. A somewhat livelier mood is represented by the middle portion of the Movement, and then the pensive mood returns.
Third Movement. (Not too quick). This is a Movement of imposing strength and vigour. After five or six bars of Introduction, the 'Cellos enter with the joyous First Tune.
The Second Tune, some little time later, cannot be missed; it opens with a dignified phrase for Brass alone.
From these Tunes, and several from the preceding Movements, a magnificent Finale is evolved.


Musicians: The Augmented Station Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra leader: Leonard Busfield
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite

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