and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Records of Ella Fitzgerald , coloured singer
Exercises for men: Coleman Smith
7.40 Exercises for women: May Brown
An anthology of favourites
Popular dance music and songs on gramophone records
at the organ of the Granada, Tooting
Introductory music Prayer.
Let us with a gladsome mind (S.P. 12)
(Tune : Monkland)
Prayers : The Prayer for God's Presence ;
The Lord's Prayer
Forth in Thy name, 0 Lord, I go (A. and M. 8, omitting v. 2 ; S.P. 29, omitting v. 2 ; C.H. 651, omitting v. 2) (Tune : Angel's Song)
Favourite gramophone records
(For Welsh schools). Cwrs y Byd
News commentary and interlude*
from p. 117 of' New Every Morning' and p 62 of ' Each Returning Day'
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted bv Efrem Kurtz : Entr'acte de Valse (Coppelia : Delibes)
Royal Opera Orchestra, Covent Garden, conducted by Lawrance Collingwood : Waltz (Naila : Delibes)
Symphony Orchestra, conducted by C. Schmalstich : Waltz of the Hours (Coppelia : Delibes)
' Mass-Observation looks at the housewife': Tom Harrisson
11.0 MUSIC AND MOVEMENT FOR INFANTS : Ann Driver. ' Sound and Silence'
11.20 Interval music
11.25 SCOTTISH HERITAGE 'The Laird of Cockpen'. What we can learn from the song about the society of the Laird's time
11.45 TALKS FOR SIXTH FORMS : Equipping ourselves to understand other peoples. 2—' Buddhism ', by Maurice Collis
Fifth of a series of gramophone programmes presented by Basil Maine
ENSA concert for war-workers. Geraldo and his Orchestra, with Dorothy Carless , Len Camber , George Evans , Derek Roy , and Three Boys and a Girl
Week-end notes for women gardeners by Anna Scarlett and Barbara Tarver
BBC Symphony Orchestra (leader, Paul Beard ) : conducted by Stanford Robinson
From the Corn Exchange, Bedford
2.0 TRAVEL TALKS : The Far East. X' Floods break the great Dyke', by Florence Dean
2.15 Interval music
2.20 WHEN WE LEAVE SCHOOL, by Winifred Holmes. ' Making the most of ourselves : Different ways of learning to be good at our jobsi'
2.40 ORCHESTRAL 'CONCERT FOR SCHOOLS : BBC Northern Orchestra
Programme presented and conducted by Reginald Jacques , D.Mus.
sung by Vida Harford
A tango—a rumba-a sentimental melody. The London Tango Orchestra, directed by Reg Leopold , in music of the sunny South. Programme presented by Fred Hartley
Albert Whelan tells of his climb up the ladder, and recalls, with records, the stars he met on the way up
Programme of listeners' requests which Tom Dawson introduces
Sgwrs gan Evan D. Jones. (Talk in Welsh)
5.20 Fortnightly News-Letter from America No. 1 by Olive Shapley , followed by some favourite gramophone records
5.45 Postscript by Commander Anthony Kimmins. Recorded from his broadcast on Easter Day
National and Regional announcements, followed by Scottish News summary
Act 1 of Mozart's opera, performed in Edward J. Dent 's translation by the Sadler's Wells Opera Company, with the Sadler's Wells Orchestra, members of the City of Birmingham Orchestra, and an augmented chorus. Conducted by Lawrence Collingwood. Produced by Kurt Jooss. From the Theatre Royal, Birmingham. (Act 2 will be given tomorrow afternoon at
3.30 p.m. in the Home Service)
Slaves, priests, people, etc.
The scene is laid in Egypt, in the neighbourhood of a temple of Osiris and Isis.
Three ladies ::
Three ladies ::
Three ladies ::
The Queen of Night:
An old woman:
Fourth in the series ' Books That Made History'. Professor E. N. da C. Andrade , F.R.S., describes the revolution in man's ideas of the universe started by Copernicus in his famous book, ' Concerning the Revolution of the Heavenly Bodies'
Professor E. N. Da C.
Play for broadcasting by Gerald Brosnan. Produced by James AJageean
The action takes place in a suburban hospital near London
Mary Bridget 0'Hara:
The New Matron:
Famous song writers on parade : Rodgers and Hart. Musical arrangements by Bill Williamson. The Augmented Orchestra, under the direction of Billy Tement. Programme compiled by Joe Murrells , and presented by Ronald Waldman
sung by Henry Cummings (baritone). Presented by Hubert Foss The Fisher Boy
The Mountain Hunter Love's Wonder
Petrarch's Sonnet No. 39
Could I once again caress thee
Translations by John Bernhoff ; Petrarch's Sonnet by D. Millar-Craig
The third in this series of Lieder in English is on Sunday, May 17, at 12.10 p.m., with Flora Nielson , presented by Hubert Foss
Sixth in the series of 'famous meetings' by Robert Gittings
Produced by John Burrell (by permission of H M Tennent, Ltd )
London, May 1907. At a conference hall: later at the Hippodrome
Exactly a quarter of a century ago, Maxim Gorky met Lenin in London. This meeting, reconstructed in this programme, was the beginning of a friendship which lasted all their lives.
Marya, his wife:
Symphony No. 6 in C played by the BBC Orchestra, conducted by Clarence Raybould
Variety Department experimental hour (in fifteen minutes). No. 12-' Pas Seul ' — radio Degas. Script by Clifford Lewis and Eric Spear. BBC Revue Orchestra, conducted by Mansel Thomas. Music and presentation by Eric Spear
Reading of prose or poetry selected by a guest to the microphone. Presented by Edward Sackville-West