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BLACK (Contralto);
HERBERT FRYER (Pianoforte)
Conducted by Lieut. B. WALTON O'DONNELL


Contralto: Herbert Fryer
Conducted By: Lieut. B. Walton O'Donnell

: St. Matthew Passion Music

Relayed from York Minster
Part II
For a general note on the 'Passion,' see London Programme today (3 p.m.), when Part I is being broadcast. That part concludes with the taking of Jesus by His enemies.
Part II begins with a section containing an Air and a Chorus, in which the Daughter of Zion seeks the Saviour.
Follows the scene before Caiaphas, described in Recitatives and Choruses. Jesus is condemned and derided. This section ends with the reflective Chorale, 'O Lord, who dares to smite Thee?'
Then comes Peter's denial of his Master, the scene being ended by the Chorale. "Lamb of God, I fall before Thee."
The end of Judas is described, and the questioning of Jesus by Pilate. The people clamour for Jesus to be crucified, and after the scene of the scourging and mocking, Christ is led to Golgotha. The last sad scene is described, and lastly the burial of Jesus. The work ends with a beautiful Chorus, breathing peace.

: Appeal on behalf of Hospital Wireless Funds

THE campaign to provide the hospitals with wireless is too well known now, and too
obviously deserving, to need any urging. It is enough to say that there still remain
hospitals as far apart as Barrow-in-Furness in Lancashire and Hayle and Helston in
Cornwall, Newtown, Montgomery, and Beccles, in Suffolk, still without this godsend
to the sick, and that they are now awaiting the result of this appeal. Listeners who
feel their generous impulses stirred are advised to listen carefully and make a note
of the addresses as they are given over the microphone

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