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: NEWS

and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: ' I MORNING STAR

Records of Gertrude Lawrence , the famous musical-comedy artist

Contributors

Unknown: Gertrude Lawrence

: NEWS

and summary of today's Home Service programmes

: 'THE KITCHEN FRONT'

A talk about what to eat and how to cook it, by S. P. B. Mais

: JACK WILSON

and his Versatile Five

: SHORT MORNING SERVICE FOR SCHOOLS

Theme: Praying for others'
Introductory music
Introductory Talk
Order of Service
Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us
(A. and M. 281, S.P. 555, Rv. C.H. 563, Tune Mannheim)
Reading: St. Matthev viii, 1 and 5-13 Prayers and Lord's prayer
Through the night of doubt and sorrow (A. and M. 274; S.P. 678; Rv. C.H. 214, Tune St. Oswald)
Prayer and Blessing

: BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell Tom Kinniburgh (bass)

Contributors

Bass: Tom Kinniburgh

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

News commentary and interlude

: THE DAILY SERVICE

from p. 61 of ' New Every Morning ' and p. 38 of ' Each Returning Day '

: SONGS OF WALES

sung by Elizabeth Evans (soprano)
Clychau Aberdyfi ; Y Deryn Pur;
Dafydd y Garreg Wen ; Lisa Lan

Contributors

Soprano: Elizabeth Evans
Soprano: Clychau Aberdyfi
Unknown: Garreg Wen
Unknown: Lisa Lan

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

11.0 Music and movement for infants
-Ann Driver
11.20 Interval music
11.25 For home listening
' Thuesday Island', by E. Arnot Robertson
"The Turtle Hound: meeting
Cayman islanders'
11.40 Talks for Sixth Forms
A talk in French :
' Provinces francaises sous Ie pouvoir
. allemand '
E. M. Stephan

Contributors

Unknown: Ann Driver
Unknown: E. Arnot Robertson
Unknown: E. M. Stephan

: DVORAK

Serenade for Strings, Op. 22 played by The BBC String Orchestra
(Section C) led by Marie Wilson
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult

Contributors

Conductor: Marie Wilson
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

: 'WALES THROUGH FRENCH EYES'

Jeanne Biddulph

Contributors

Unknown: Jeanne Biddulph

: PIPING

by Calum Johnston

Contributors

Unknown: Calum Johnston

: NEWS WAR COMMENTARY

A recording of the broadcast in the Home Service last night

: THEATRELAND'

Raymond Glendenning introduces songs, scenes, and stories of the ' show business ' in wartime with Peter Yorke and his Concert
Orchestra »

Contributors

Introduces: Raymond Glendenning
Unknown: Peter Yorke

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

2.0 travel talks
The United States
4-' Farms turned to dust'—
Elspeth Huxley
2.15 Interval music
2.20 'If I were British'
A series showing the British people and their institutions as they might appear to a refugee from Germany
2.40 Senior concert broadcasts
Ronald Biggs
4—'How Tchaikovsky uses the orchestra in his " Nutcracker " Suite '

Contributors

Unknown: Elspeth Huxley
Unknown: Ronald Biggs

: 'MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK'

played by Reginald Dixon at the theatre organ

Contributors

Played By: Reginald Dixon

: ROMAN CATHOLIC SERVICE

Jesu, the very thought of thee with sweetness fills my breast (Old W.H. 19; New W.H. 22)
Address by the Rev.
Father Gervase Mathew , O.P.
Prayers
To Christ, the Prince of Peace (Old
W.H. 83 ; New W.H. 86)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Father Gervase Mathew

: 'I KNOW WHAT I LIKE'

A personal choice of records presented by Peter Fettes

Contributors

Presented By: Peter Fettes

: ORCHESTRAL CONCERT

Conducted by Gideon Fagan
Beethoven
Overture: Coriolan
Symphony No. 4, in B flat

Contributors

Conducted By: Gideon Fagan

: YMDDIDDAN

' Yma ac Acw yng Ngogledd Cymru ' gan R. D. V. Roberts (A talk in Welsh)

Contributors

Unknown: Ngogledd Cymru

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

5.20 Another story from 'Mary Plain in Trouble ', by Gwynedd Rae, told by Mac and some gramophone records chosen by David
5.45 'World Affairs', by Stephen King-Hall

Contributors

Unknown: Stephen King-Hall

: NEWS

followed by National and Regional announcements

: 'IN BRITAIN NOW'

A national magazine dealing with some of the things which are being thought, said, and done all over
Britain today
Introduced by Peter Fettes

Contributors

Introduced By: Peter Fettes

: The Writer in the Witness-Box: 1: The Power of Words

A series of talks, with Desmond Hawkins as interlocutor, in which prominent writers and critics come to the microphone to discuss the art and profession of writing and the relation of writers to their public

Contributors

Speaker: Desmond Hawkins

: FROM THE OPERAS

sung by Noel Eadie (soprano) with The BBC Orchestra
(Section B) leader Paul Beard
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Noel Eadie was born at Paisley, and educated at the famous St. Leonards School at St. Andrews, Fife. She later studied singing in London. She has sung in opera all over the country, and has appeared a great many times at Sadler's Wells as guest-artist in various operas.
She sang in the first performance in this country of Hindemith's Mathis the Painter, before which she had appeared at Queen's Hall in Mozart's Requiem Mass, conducted by Bruno Walter. She has also appeared in two Glyndebourne seasons.

Contributors

Sung By: Noel Eadie
Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould
Unknown: Noel Eadie
Conducted By: Bruno Walter.

: ' DANGER !— MEN AT WORK'

Haver and Lee, Jacques Brown , Hugh Shirreff , Doris Nichols , and the BBC Dance Orchestra, conducted by Billy Tement
Devised by Max Kester Productions
Inc.

Contributors

Unknown: Jacques Brown
Unknown: Hugh Shirreff
Unknown: Doris Nichols
Conducted By: Billy Tement

: 'ONCE A WEEK'

A talk on subjects of the moment

: RUSSIAN MUSIC

played by the BBC Orchestra
(Section B) leader Paul Beard
Conducted by Clarence Raybould
Overture on Russian themes
Rimsky-Korsakov
Ballet: The Seasons (1 Winter; 2
Spring ; 3 Summer ; 4 Autumn)
Glazunov
Glazunov's ballet The Seasons consists of four scenes, the first of which is a winter landscape. Amid swirling snowflakes Winter sits surrounded by his boon companions — Hoar Frost , Ice, Hail, and Snow. Two gnomes light a fire, and Winter, made uncomfortable by the heat, departs to make way for the new season.
Scene Two is a meadow full of flowers. There is a joyful dance in the sunlight ; Spring, Zephyr, birds, and flowers step their own individual dances.
Scene Three is ' a field of corn swayed by the hot breath of the wind'. The Spirit of Corn is the central figure round which dance in turn cornflowers and poppies, then Naiads, followed by Satyrs and Fauns playing pipes, and finally Zephyr who disperses the Satyrs and Fauns.
Scene Four is an autumnal landscape. Bacchantes dance with leaves faling on them. The seasons appear and each has its own solo dance until everything is obscured by the failing leaves, and ' against a sable sky, constellations of stars sparkle above the earth '

Contributors

Leader: Paul Beard
Conducted By: Clarence Raybould
Unknown: Hoar Frost

: 'DEIRDRE'

by W. B. Yeats
Adapted for broadcasting and produced by Peter Creswell

Contributors

Unknown: W. B. Yeats
Duced By: Peter Creswell

: HARRY ROY

and his Band








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