and summary of today's programmes for the Forces
Directed by Alfred Jupp
From the Norfolk Hotel, Bournemouth
plays popular organ music
from the Royal Military Chapel, Wellington Barracks
Praise to the holiest in the height (A. and M. 172 ; C.H. 32)
Lesson : Philippians 4, vv. 4-13 (read by G.O.C., London District)
Creed and Prayers
0 Son -of man (S.P. 611 ; C.H. 146)
Address by the Rev. H. R. Norton ,
D.A.C.G., London District
Jerusalem the golden (A. and M. 228;
National Anthem Blessing
Rev. H. R.
Eric Blom : ' Fingerprints and Formalities in Music'. First of two talks on fingerprints-the individual characteristics of composers, and formalities--common terms of musical speech
Frank Stewart and his Orchestra
Conductor, Kathleen Riddick
o Gape! Bethania, Eglwys y Bedyddwyr, Aberteifi. (Religious Service in Welsh)
0 bob hyfrydwch nos a dydd (Ton,
' Glanllyfnwy ')
Darllen : loan 16, vv. 28-33, loan 5, vv.
'Rwy'n ofni f'nerth yn ddim ' (Ton,
' Llanllyfni ')
Pregeth gan y Parch. Esaia Williams
Duw a Thad yr holl genhedloedd (Ton'
' Llwynbedw ')
Arweinydd y Gan : Picton Davies Organyddes, Mair James Lewis
(Cymerir yr emynau o Raglen Cymanfa
Ganu Eisteddfod Genedlaethol Aberteifi)
Talk by Irene Ward , M.P.
Sonata in G minor played by Irene Scharrer (piano)
New series of gramophone programmes, in which eminent composers will tell, you about their favourite music. This afternoon's programme is devoted to the choice of Sir Arnold Bax , Master of the King's Music, and will be presented by his friend Eric Gillett
Fortnightly programme—No. 8. Editor, A. G. Street. Music arranged by Frank Collinson. Producer, Francis Dillon
Conductor, Albert E. Badrick
1-' Digging for Victory in Blackburn', by W. H. Watson , Park
Superintendent of the Borough of Blackburn, Lancashire
2-' Compost ', by Sir Albert Howard , C.I.E.
Conducted by Sidney Newman. Peggie Sampson (cello)
Play by Horace Hodges and T. Wigney Percyval. (Originally produced in 1913.) Radio adaptation by Cynthia Pughe. Produced by Lance Sieveking (by permission of Robert Atkins)
and his Music, With Jack Cooper
Recent trends in the American Churches. Talk by the Rev. George Stewart , D.D., Presbyterian Minister of Stamford, Connecticut
Rhaglen o ganu emynau o Fethania, Eglwys y Bedyddwyr, Aberteifi. (Hymn-singing in Welsh)
' Abraham Lincoln ' : play by L. duGarde Peach
Radio-biographies of people prominent in the current news. Each week a different speaker and subject
Talk by Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald
Birthday commemoration programme played by the BBC Theatre Orchestra (conductor, Stanford Robiqson), with Elsie Suddaby and Heddle Nash
Alec Robertson reviews some of the music to be broadcast this week, and Edmund Rubbra talks about his Fourth Symphony, the first performance of which takes place on Friday
Psalm 86, w. 6-8, 11, 12 : Hear, Lord, my pray*r (Tune, * Morven ')
Christ is made the sure foundation (C.H.
207 ; A. and M. 396 ; S.P. 190)
Lesson: Ephesians 6, vv. 10-18 Prayer
Thine arm, 0 Lord, in days of old (C.H.
86; S.P. 287)
Address by the Rev. Foster Franklin
Paraphrase 60 : Father of Peace, and God of love (Tune, ' Palestrina *)
Organist, W. Craig Cairns
Appeal on behalf of the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, Bath, by a bombed-out patient
Among the many hospitals throughout the country damaged by enemy action, one of the most recently- to suffer is the Royal National Hospital for Rheumatic Diseases, at Bath. Although badly damaged by a direct hit from a bomb. the hospital has now partly reopened with 100 beds. Funds are, however, urgently needed to make good much of the present loss not covered by insurance.
The hospital. which is built near the famous hot springs which were used for healing purposes in Roman times, has given over 200 years* continuous service to people from all over the country.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed].
by Miranda Dulley. Produced by Malcolm Baker-Smith
Last Wednesday was a day of great historical importance for Newfoundland, for August 5, 15S3, was the date on which Newfoundland formally became the first Crown possession, thereby founding the British Empire.
(Directed by Tyrone Guthrie ) presents ' Abraham and Isaac'
Play by Laurence Housman
Poems of Thomas Hardy , set to music by Gerald Finzi
Ditty ; Budmouth Dears ; Her Temple ;
Shortening Days ; The Sigh ; Transformations ; The Dance Continued sung by Eric Greene (tenor)
'Blessed 'are the poor in spirit '. Psalm
15 ; St. Luke 7, vv. 36-50 ; Come down, 0 love divine ; St. Matthew 5, v. 3
Bliss and Howells. Third of a series of gramophone programmes presented by Boyd Neel
at the theatre organ in a programme .„ of popular classics