GEORGE PARKER (Baritone)
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA
Conducted by John ANSELL FROM twelve pieces for Piano -
, Duet, written when he , was thirty-four'. Bizet selected a few and orchestratd them. These charming reflections on the pretty ways of children include a miniature March, picturing a procession approaching and passing into the distance, a Cradle Song for Muted Strings and Woodwind, an Impromptu, subtitled The Pegtop, a, Duet between Little Husband and Little Wife, and finally a ballroom scene, The Galop. COCKAIGNE is a picture of London, tho town of the Cockneys. The meaning of Elgar's tunes will be apparent to all who hear them. As the pageant passes, we see a number of people iii a hurry, a sober citizen or two, a pair of lovers, a cheeky miniature version of the sober citizen, a military band, first in the distance and then close by, the lovers seeking seclusion in a church, and the street again with its familiar associations
that the series of ' Songs of the Bible '. has come to an end, an interesting new series of readings begins. This is the tercentenary year of John Bunyan, the ' inspired tinker,' most English of writers, whose ' Pilgrim's Progress ' is not only a fine spiritual autobiography, but a magnificent piece of rugged, virile, unaffected prose ; the prose of a man who wrote for the sake of what he had to say without much caring how ho said it, but whose style springs from passionate sincerity and the influence of long familiarity with the great English of the Bible. The readings from Bunyan will continue until Christmas, and include many of the most famous incidents in the journey of Christian from the City of Destruction to the Celestial City.
(Se also page 19)
Relayed from the Church of the Messiah, Birmingham
'O Christ, Thou Blessed Lamb of God'
The Birmingham Studio Chorus and Orchestra
Conducted by Joseph Lewis
(The words of the Cantata will be found on page 19)
(Next week's Cantata is No. 56: "Ich will den Kreuzstab gerne tragen" [I with my cross-staff])
The Birmingham Studio Chorus and
From the Studio
Conducted by the Rev. C. F. Andrews, M.A.
Order of Hymn, 'Jesu, Lover' of my soul ' (A. and M. No. 193)
Bible Reading - St. John xi
Hymn, 'When I survey the wondrous Cross' (A. and M., No. 108):
Address by the Rev. C. F. Andrews, M.A.
Hymn, 'O Love that will not let me go' (A. and M., No. 699)
As an interpreter of the East and of the West to one another, few men have done more in our generation than Mr. C. F. Andrews, who will give the address in the broadcast service tonight. After a time as Vice-Principal of Westcott House, Cambridge, and as a member of the Pembroke College Mission, Walworth, he went out to India, in 1904, as one of the Brothers of the Cambridge Mission to Delhi. Today there is no Englishman more trusted in India by Indians, from the least peasant to the two celebrities, Tagore and Gandhi, who are his close personal friends. On several occasions he has been chosen by Indians as a spokesman for their country, and only last year the Viceroy, Lord Irwin paid a tribute to him for his great, though unofficial part, in helping towards the solution of the Indian difficulty in South Africa. Reconciliation is the keynote of his life and work. He has written several books, chief of which are the 'Renaissance in India,' and a book on social problems, entitled 'Christ and Labour.'
Clerks and Drapers' Schools at Purlev and Addmgton by the Hon. GEOFFREY HOPE-MORLEY, Chairman of the Board of Management of the Schools.
AT Purley and Addington, in Surrey, are two
-Li of the finest schools in the country, well known, ot course, to most people in the textile trade, and to them come fatherless boys and girls from every section of the trade throughout
Great Britain and Northern Ireland
J-rom the great retail stores and the big wholesale warehouses in the cities, and from the tiny drapers' shops in the remotest villages the children come, when the father has dred before he had time to provido adequately for their future. For seventy-five years the Schools have been clothing and maintaining these
Youngsters, and not only giving them the same sound educatioS which is given by our great Public
Schools, but launching them out on business careers, and watching over their interests for the' first few years of their business lives.
Contributions should be addressed to [address removed]
EMILIO COLOMBO and his ORCHESTRA
SILVIO SIDELl (Baritone) MEGAN THOMAS (Soprano)
Relayed from the Hotel Victoria