and summary of the day's programmes
Sonata for violoncello and pianoforte in B flat, Op. 45
1 Allegro vivace. 2 Andante. 3 Allegro assai
. played by Lilly Phillips (violoncello) and Anne Mukle (pianoforte)
from the Church of St. Michael and All Angels, Royal Air Force,
Voluntary by the Band of the R.A.F. College
9.30 Order of Service
Hymn: Thy kingdom come, 0 God
(A. and M. 217 ; Rv. C.H. 152)
Confession and Absolution Lord's Prayer and Versicles Venite
Lesson: II Timothy ii, 1-10
Hymn: The King of love my shepherd is (A and M. 197 ; S.P. 654 ; Rv. C.H. 438)
Versicles and Prayers
Hymn: Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (A. and M. 281 ; S.P. 555 ; Rv. C.H. 563)
Address by the Rev. J. R. Walkey ,
C.B.E., K.H.C., Chaplain-in-Chief to the Royal Air Force
Hymn: 0 happy band of pilgrims
(A. and M. 224 ; S.P. 599 ; Rv. C.H. 577)
Hymn: May the grace of Christ our saviour (A. and M. 551)
Rev. J. R.
Conductor, Albert Coupe
Margaret Field-Hyde (soprano)
at the organ of the Plaza Theatre,
A reading from Marryat's ' Midshipman Easy ', by John Gloag
Leader, J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor, Ian Whyte
in old-time songs
Phyllis Scott at the piano
String quartet in A minor, Op. 29
1 Allegro ma non troppo. 2 Andante. 3 Minuetto: Allegretto. 4 Allegro moderato played by The Hirsch String Quartet:
Leonard Hirsch (violin) ; Henry Ball (violin) ; James Verity (viola) ;
Kathleen Moorhouse (violoncello)
at the theatre organ, Albert Sandier , and-Esther Coleman
C. H. Middleton
Leader, George Stratton
Conducted by Sir Henry J. Wood from the Golders Green Hippodrome,
(Solomon, solo pianoforte)
Since the war the London Symphony Orchestra has given several Sunday concerts at Golders Green Hippodrome and at Streatham Hill Theatre with great success, showing that the suburbs welcome performances of fine orchestral music just as keenly as the West End.
Berlioz and Strauss
The first part of the programme that will be broadcast this afternoon opens with Berlioz's brilliant and tuneful overture, ' Le carnaval romain '. This is followed by a complete contrast both in style and. mood in Strauss's symphonic poem ' Don Juan ', which was written in 1888, when the composer was twenty-four. The score is prefaced with thirty-two lines from Lenau's poem, but these do not outline a definite sequence of events to be portrayed in the music: rather do they offer a general impression of Don Juan himself-an idealist who seeks the perfect woman.
The impetuous opening of the work vividly portrays the young idealist in search of the ideal woman.
One of the most beautiful melodies that Strauss ever wrote is the theme first introduced on the oboe that represents Donna Anna , who is the woman that came nearest to his idea of perfection, although he discarded her in the hope of securing an even greater triumph.
Beethoven's Piano Concerto in B flat was published as No. 2, despite the fact that it was actually composed before the C major which is now known as No. 1. It was written during the composer's twenty-fifth year, when he was still under the influence of Haydn and Mozart. Cramer relates that upon hearing Mozart's C minor concerto, Beethoven exclaimed, ' We shall never be able to write anything like that '. The solo part underwent certain modifications for the composer's visit to Prague in 1798, but the orchestration remained simple, employing only a small wood-wind section and two horns.
Sir Henry J.
or ' Who do you think did it ? '
A murder mystery
Adapted from Stephen Leacock 's stories by V. C. Clinton-Baddeley
Produced by John Cheatle
In all fairness to the actors who are playing in this production their names are not being published
The BBC Chorus
The BBC Orchestra (Section C)
Led by Marie Wilson
Hubert W. Hunt (organ)
Conducted by Leslie Woodgate
This afternoon a very interesting broadcast is being given from Bristol Cathedral. It is the intention of the BBC to broadcast from this cathedral from time to time so that listeners will have the opportunity of hearing a number of great works which were written specifically for performance in a church, with all the religious significance and peculiarities of acoustics which give life to music of this kind, though not necessarily forming a part of the service.
A dialogue story for all ages,
' The King of the Golden River ' adapted from Ruskin's story by Barbara Sleigh with Robert Holland , Stephen Jack , John Glynn-Jones , Norman Shelley ,
Ewart Scott followed by a game in which you can all join
' Questions and answers '
2—The Party and the Hitler Youth
Legends of the Blue Pacific retold by Peter Madden and illustrated with gramophone records
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Theme: 'Christ Triumphant' 3-' Over pain and suffering'
Confession and Absolution Lord's Prayer Psalm lxxxiv Lesson
Magnificat ; Creed Prayers
Hymn: The God of love my shepherd is (S.P. 653)
Address by the Rev. M. A. C. Warren Hymn: My God, my Father, make me strong (S.P. 583)
M. A. C.
' War and the Wage-Earner '
An appeal by the Bishop of Bristol for the relief of distress
This appeal is shared by the Friends of the Poor, Ivory Cross, Winter Distress League, and District Committees of the Charity Organisation
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]
Contributions for work in Scotland will be allocated by a special Committee, and should be addressed to [address removed].
Four serious songs, Op. 121
1 One thing befalleth the beasts and the sons of men (Ecclesiastes iii). 2 So I returned and did consider (Ecclesiastes iv). 3 0 Death, how bitter art thou (Ecclesiasticus xli). 4 Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels (I Corinthians xiii) sung by George Parker (baritone)
(by permission of Eading Studios, Ltd.)
David Goliath , an unemployed Negro stoker; Bert, a street singer ; Dick Parry , a miner; Mrs. Parry, his wife; Emlyh Parry , their son; Gwen Owen , Emlyn's sweetheart ; Mrs. Owen, her mother, the postmistress
Scene: The Welsh mining village of Blaendy
The film was produced at the Ealing Studios, London, by Michael Balcon , directed by Pen Tennyson , and adapted for the screen from an original story by Herbert Marshall and Alfredda Brilliant. Musical
Director, Ernest Irving.
All music and singing in this broadcast is taken from the sound-track of the film, and reproduced directly from it. Several of the players appearing in the film will also be heard in this radio version.
Dialogue revised for radio by Jack Jones
Production by T. Rowland Hughes
and his Sextet, with Brian Lawrance
(All the above items arranged by Fred Hartley )
' The Master saith'
8-' Love one another'
St. John xiv, 21-24, xv, 8-17
Beloved, let us love (A. and M. 703) I John iv, 10 and 11
Sonata No. 2, in A minor, for violin and pianoforte
1 Allegro. 2 Poco lento quasi adagTo.
3 In tempo moderato-con brio played by Albert Sammons (violin)
William Murdoch (pianoforte)