S.B. from Leeds
The Service will include the following :
The Easter Anthems
Special Psalm III .
Te Deum and Benedictus (Alcock in B Flat)
Hymn, ‘ Jesus Christ is risen today ' (English
Hymnal, No. 133)
Address by the Lord ARCHBISHOP OF YORK
Hymn, At the Lamb's High Feast we Sing'
(E. H., No. 128)
ENID CRUICKSHANK (Contralto);
HUBERT EISDELL (Tenor)
THE WIRELESS MILITARY BAND
Conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL
DEBUSSY'S Little Suite was originally' written for Piano Duct, then arranged
(by another hand) for Orchestra. It is one of his earlier compositions.
Boating, the first piece in the set, begins in the gentle, swaying style of a Barcarolle, and has a middle section of a stronger, more rhythmic character. After it, the opening matter is repeated.
The Second piece is entitled Procession.
After a rather deliberately-moving march tune has been treated, there is a middle section, in what may be called a refined rag-time manner. Then the tune of tho opening march returns, combined with that of the middle section.
Tho third piece is a graceful Minuet.
Lastly there is a Ballet, a lively, very rhythmic dance, with a fine climax.
STEWART MACPHERSON is a musician who abandoned the career of a composer for that of an educational worker. and in this field he has exercised a very wide influence. It will be pleasant to meet him as a creative artist. His compositions include a Symphony, it Concerto, two Overtures, and other works for orchestra, a Mass, songs and pianoforte pieces.
THE BAND Overture to "Mignon" - Thomas
3.40 HUBERT EISDELL So white, so soft, so sweet is she To Daffodils - Delius
In the Garden of the Seraglio - Delius
3.47 BAND Little Suite - Debussy
4.0 ENID CRUICKSHANK Tear - Tchaikovsky
Ichabod - Tchaikovsky
4.7 BAND Ballad, "On Scotia's Hills" - Stewart Macpherson
4.15 HUBERT EISDELL Music and the words - K. Parker
Docs the road wind uphill all the way? - K. Parker
To a Seagull - K. Parker
4.22 END CRUICKSHANK In the Silent Night/Spring Waters - Rachmaninov
4.30 BAND Suite from Othello Daneo ; Willow Song ; Military March - Coleridge-Taylor
4.38 HUBERT EISDELL The Unforeseen - Cyril Scott
Golden Hair - Bridge
Columbine's Garden - Besly
4.45 BAND Selection from 'Romeo and Juliet' - Gounod
4.58 ENID CRUTCKSHANK The Merry Month of May - Anthony Collins
Music When Soft Voices Die - Besly
Ecstasy - Rummell
5.6 BAND La Precieuse - Couperin
March of the Holy Grail (from "Parsifal") - Wagner
' From Chaucer to Surrey,' Read by Mr. ROBERT HARRIS
A FTER Chaucer and before the great Elizabethans there came a string of lesser poets-considerable enough on their own account-and anonymous lyricists who produced some poetry that is well worth its placo in any anthology.
This afternoon's reeding will include poems by Dunbar, Surrey, and Wyatt, who wil! bo represented by the famous ' Forget not yet.'
A RELIGIOUS SERVICE
Relayed from the Cathedral
S.B. from Newcastle
THE CATHEDRAL BELLS Hymn, ' Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem ' (E. H.,
THE object of the Widows' Friend Society, which was founded in London in 1808, is to help widows of all ages, by giving grants to able-bodied widows supporting their children, and pensions to those ' of Christian character ' who are over sixty years of age.
Contributions should be addressed, to [address removed]
DENNIS NOBLE (Baritone)
THE WIRELESS STRING ORCHESTRA
Conducted by JOHN ANSELL 9.35 DENNIS NOBLE Selected Songs
THE Suite was arranged from various
Harpsichord Suites of Purcell by W. Y. Hurlatone , a clover musician who died in 1906 at the age of thirty. It contains a Prelude, a slow Sarabande, a Minuet, and a March.
WRITING to his friend and benefactor,
Madame von Meek , In 1880,
Tchaikovsky said that his Muse had been very benevolent, for ho .had written two long works very rapidly. One was the' 1812' Overture, of which he said, ' It has no great artistic value ' ; the other was the Serenade in C (his Op. 48), which, he says,
' on the contrary, I wrote from an inward impulse ; I felt it.' It was one of tho works he conducted in London in 1888, when he was paying his first visit to this country.
The Serenade contains four Movements, of which wo are to hear two, a Waltz, and a Finale based on folk-tunes, one a hauling song of the Volga boatmen, and the other a street song.
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS ' Suite contains six
Movements: (1) Prelude, (2) Slow Dance,
(3) Quick Dance, (4) Slow Air, (5) Rondo), (6) Pezzo Ostinato, in which the opening tune persists.
S.B. from Cardiff