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: Weather Forecast

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: A Studio Concert

Millicent Russell (Contralto)
ERIC Marshall (Baritone)
THE BAND OF H.M. Royal AIR FORCE
Conducted by Flight-Lieut. J. Amebs

: Children's Service

Relayed from St. Martin's Parish Church,
Birmingham
(Conducted by Canon (31UY ROGERS
Music by THE Birmingham BLUE COAT
SCHOOL
Order of Service:
Approach Hymn, ' 0 dearest Lord by all adored ' (Songs of Praise, 464)
Hymn, GJad that I live am I' (Songs of Praise, 421)
Prayers
Lesson by a Member of the School)
Hymn, ' How far is it to Bethlehem ? ' (Songs of Praise, 426) (Children's Song of the Nativity in Preparation for Christmas)
Address ,
Hymn,' Jesu, tender Shepherd, hear me' (Songs of Praise, 430)
Blessing

: Reading from ' THE Pilgrim's Progress '

(John Bunyan )
' The River and the Celestial City'
' TTERE they heard continually the singing of 11 Birds, and saw every day the Flowers appear in the earth, and heard the voice of the Turtle in the land. In this Country the Sun shineth night and day.....'

: Cburcb Cantata (No. 60) ffiacb

' O EWIOKEIT, DU DONNERWORT '
(' Eternity, thou awful word ')
TOM PICKERING (Tenor)
CATHERINE STEWART (Soprano)
ROBERT WATSON (Baritone)
S.B. from Glasgow
(For the words of the Cantata, see page 453.)
Next ireek's Bach Cantata will be No. 116, ' Herr Jesu Christ , du Friedefurst ' (' 0 Jesu Christ , Thou
Prince of Peace.')

: A Religious Service

From St. Andrew's Parish Church, Plymouth
S.B. from Plymouth
Introit, ' God is a Spirit' (H. MORETON , Borough
Organist of Plymouth)
General Confession, Prayers and Sentences Psalm 91 (Chant by H. Moreton ) Lesson, Rev. xxi, 1-7
Nuno Dimittis (Chant by H. Moreton ) Prayers
Anthem, Trio, ' Lift thine eyes '
Hymn, 'The King of Love, my Shepherd is '
(A. and M., No. 197) (Tune : English Hymnal)
Address by the Venerable F. WHITFIELD DAUKES,
Archdeacon of Plymouth
Hymn, ' Eternal Father, strong to save ' (A. and II., No. 370)
Benediction

Double Chorus, ' For He shall give His angels charge over thee - Mendelssohn
Vesper, ' God be in my head ' - Walford Davies

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE:

Appeal on behalf of the Central Discharged Prisoners' Aid Society, by the Rt. Hon. Sir
WILLIAM JOYNSON HICKS , Bart., M.P. fPO help a man just out of prison after, maybe, an almost involuntary crime, and to give him the thing most difficult to obtain-a fresh start in life-is a work whose importance need not be stressed. This work is carried on, on a vast scale, by the voluntary service of the Society for which the Home Secretary will appeal tonight, by whose labours some 30,000 discharged prisoners of all ages and creeds are aided every year.
Contributions should be sent to [address removed]

: A Schubert Concert

KATE WINTER (Soprano)
THE WIRELESS MALE VOICE CHOIR
Chorus Master, STANFORD ROBINSON
THE WIRELESS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Leader, S. KNEALE KELLEY
Conducted by PERCY PITT
ONE B.B.C. listener, complaining of the quality of the programmes, gave it as his considered opinion that all music was necessarily bad music which had 'Op.' after it. Whether or not he knew what is meant by the abbreviation, the B.B.C. did not discover; for him it merely stood as a symbol of what he did not like.
Comparatively, little of Schubert's music appears on programmes with that hall-mark of iniquity - possibly one factor in the universal affection in which we hold him; Much of his music appeared only after his death, his brother Ferdinand charging himself with the editing and issuing of the great store of manuscripts which Franz left. So apparently endless was this stream of posthumous music that the world began to think its leg was being pulled. In 1839 The Musical World expressed its amazement thus:
'A deep shade of suspicion is beginning to be cast over the authenticity of posthumous compositions. All Paris has been in a state of amazement at the posthumous diligence of the song writer, F. Schubert, who, while one would think that his ashes repose in peace in Vienna, is still making eternal new songs.'
The doubt reflects little credit on the judgment of that day; to us it seems as though it should have been an easy thing to recognize the music of Schubert as his own. There never has been any music quite like his. No other composer has over said quite the same things, nor in the same way.
ORCHESTRA
Overture, ' Fierrabras '
9.20 KATE WINTER and Orchestra
The Shepherd on the Rock
Clarinet Obbligato, FREDERICK THURSTON IN this beautiful little song, the 'Shepherd tells of his loneliness while he looks down on the valley below, and of how joy has fled from him. In the last verse a note of gladness appears with the thought of the coming of Spring.
9.30 ORCHESTRA
Fantasy in F Minor, Op. 103
THIS appeared first as one of two pianoforte duets, the other being the Grand Rondo, Op. 107. They were published in 1829, the year after Schubert's death, along with many of the songs. The orchestration is the work of Felix Mottl , who has been very successful in capturing Schubert's own manner ; as we are to hear it, it might very well have come from Schubert's own hands.
9.45 KATE Winter
Secrets Whither
The Inner Light (Translated by A. H. Fox Strangways)
Rose among the Heather
9.58 ORCHESTRA
' Unfinished ' Symphony in B Minor German Dances

: Epilogue

' The Wicked Husbandmen '








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