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: A Religious Service in Welsh

Relayed from Ebenezer Welsh Congregational Church.
Pregeth, Rev. Dr. H. M. Hughes


Sermon: Rev. Dr. H.M. Hughes

: The Week's Good Cause

Appeal on behalf of the Cardiff and District Animal Rescue League by Mr. H. Kendrick.


Speaker: Mr. H. Kendrick

: A Light Orchestral Concert

National Orchestra of Wales
Leader, Albert Voorsanger
Conducted by Warwick Braithwaite

The philosopher Faust has sold his soul to Mephistopheles for the gift of renewed youth. The devil, having fulfilled his part of the bargain, helps Faust to win a beautiful maiden. Marguerite. When Faust has betrayed Marguerite, Mephistopheles stands outside her window, with a guitar, and sings an impudent Serenade.

Selection from the Ballet, 'La Source' Delibes
William Anderson and Orchestra
O Isis and Osiris (from ' The Magic Flute') Mozart

Mozart's song is that lovely air sung during the impressive ceremony held in the Temple. The High Priest, Sarastro, accepts two candidates for initiation, and calls on the gods Isis and Osiris. Notice here the unusually imposing tones of the orchestra-there are no Violins, and Trombones play throughout.

Sir Edward German's music was written for Henry Arthur Jones' play The Tempter, when it was produced at the Haymarket early in the century. The music usually played is the Overture, a Cradle Song, and a Bacchanalian Dance.


Musicians: National Orchestra of Wales
Orchestra leader: Albert Voorsanger
Conductor: Warwick Braithwaite
Bass: William Anderson

: The Silent Fellowship

S.B. from Plymouth
(to 23.00)

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