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and summary of today's programmes for the Forces

: Victor Fleming Orchestra

Overture: The Village Trial...Gretry
Passepied (Le Roi s'amuse)...Delibes
No. 2 of Three English Dances...Quilter
The Wedding of Punch and Judy...Engleman
The Lark in the Clear Air...arr. Fleming
A Country Fair (Impressions of Paris)...Ibert
(BBC recording)


Conductor: Victor Fleming


Messages recently recorded by members of the Services in India for their relatives and friends in this country

: Listen to the Band!

Llanelly Silver Prize Band
Conductor, Bleddyn Thomas

March: Albion...Dodsworth
Waltz: Evening Shadows...Bordogni
Air (Rinaldo)...Handel
Largo al factorum...Rossini
(Euphonium soloist, Ivor Davies)
Selection: Der Freischutz (The Marksman)...Weber
(BBC recording)


Musicians: Llanelly Silver Prize Band
Conductor: Bleddyn Thomas
Euphonium: Ivor Davies

: Organ Music

played by G.D. Cunningham

Toccata and Fugue in D Minor...Bach
Finale in D...Lemmens


Organist: G.D. Cunningham

: Morning Service

from the Methodist Church, Crown Terrace, Aberdeen.
Conducted by the Rev. W.L. Doughty

Christ whose glory fills the skies (Methodist Hymnbook 924: Tune, 'Novicum', No. 35; C.H. 261; A. and M. 7)
First Lesson: Malachi 3, vv. 13-18
Oh for a thousand tongues to sing (Methodist Hymnbook 1 : Tune, 'Richmond', No. 305; C.H. 166; A. and M. 522)
Second Lesson: St. Matthew 13, vv. 31-36; St. Luke 17, vv. 20 and 21
Turn back, O man (Methodist Hymnbook 912; S.P. 329)
Love divine, all loves excelling (Methodist Hymnbook 431: Tune, Lux Eoi, No. 706; C.H. 479; A. and M. 520)


Service conducted by: Rev. W.L. Doughty
Organist: Hilda Reith

: Brahms

Rhapsody in B minor, Op. 79, No. 1
Intermezzos: in A flat, Op. 76, No. 3; in B flat minor, Op. 117, No. 2; in C, Op. 119, No. 3

Played by John Pauer (piano)


Pianist: John Pauer

: Music While You Work

John Blore and his Orchestra


Musicians: John Blore and his Orchestra

: Music-Lover's Calendar

Julian Herbage talks about Arnold Bax's Seventh Symphony which is to be performed tonight in honour of the composer's sixtieth birthday (November 8)


Speaker: Julian Herbage

: Gwasanaeth Crefyddol

Eglwys Bresbyteraidd, Charing Cross, Llundain.
(Religious Service in Welsh, from Charing Cross Presbyterian Church, London)

Trefn y Gwasanaeth
Mi af ymlaen yn nerth y nef (113 : Ton Grafenburg)
Darlien: loan 14, vv. 1-14

Gweddi'r Arglwydd
Pa feddwl, pa 'madrodd, pa ddawn (228: Ton, Salome)
Pregeth gan y Parchedig E. Gwyn Evans

Rhagluniaeth fawr y nef (59: Ton, Builth)
Y Fendith
Organydd, Geraint Howell
(Cymerir yr emynau o Lyfr a Thonau y Methodistiaid Calfinaidd a Wesleaidd)


Organist: Geraint Howell

: Collector's Corner

Richard Hamilton introduces some records from his collection


Presenter: Richard Hamilton

: Symphony Orchestras of the United States

The New York Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by John Barbirolli: fourth in this series of programmes specially recorded by the Outpost Division of the Office of War Information
Capriccio espagnole - Rimsky-Korsakov
Violin Concerto in G minor (second and third movements) - Max Bruch
Parade - Abram Charins


Musicians: New York Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: John Barbirolli

: Country Magazine: No. 40

Fortnightly programme from the countryside.
Introduced by Ralph Wightman.


Presenter: Ralph Wightman
Music arranged by: Frank Collinson
Producer: Audrey Jones

: Gustav Mahler

Gramophone records of music by this famous Austrian composer, introduced by Mosco Carner


Presenter: Mosco Carner

: In Your Garden

by C.H. Middleton and F.G. Stevens, well-known up and down the country in connection with the 'Dig for Victory' campaign.


Presenter: C.H. Middleton
Presenter: F.G. Stevens

: City of Birmingham Orchestra

(Leader, Norris Stanley): guest conductor, Heinz Unger.
Henry Holst (violin)

Overture: Athalia - Mendelssohn
2.38 Violin Concerto in B minor - Elgar
3.27 app. Interval
3.37 app. Symphony No. 6, in F (The Pastoral) - Beethoven
From the Town Hall, Birmingham

During the interval Henry Havergal talks about 'Programme Music'


Musicians: City of Birmingham Orchestra
Leader: Norris Stanley
Conductor: Heinz Unger
Violin: Henry Holst
Speaker: Henry Havergal

: Andrew Fenner

at the organ of the Ritz, New Southgate

: Christian News and Commentary

Series of talks, dealing with events of religious significance in the life of the nation, and with the work of the Churches at home and abroad, by the Rev. Nathaniel Micklem, D.D.


Speaker: The Rev. Nathaniel Micklem

: Newyddion

(News in Welsh)

: Ar Daith: 4: Cwm Maesteg

Ymwelaid a rhai o drefi a phentrefi Cymru.
(Recorded programme in Welsh)

: Children's Hour

"The Cat and the Mouse," by Richard Hughes, told by Eileen

Songs by the choir of Westonbirt School

"Tinker, Tailor," by Berta Lawrence, told by George Holloway


Author (The Cat and the Mouse): Richard Hughes
Singers: The choir of Westonbirt School
Author (Tinker, Tailor): Berta Lawrence
Reader (Tinker, Tailor): George Holloway

: No Glass Slippers

Play by Meg Seaton , produced by Fred O'Donovan


Writer: Meg Seaton
Producer: Fred O'Donovan
Percy Bysshe Shelley: Godfrey Kenton
Harriet Shelley (by permission of H. M. Tennent Ltd.): Betty Hardy
William Godwin: Bryan Powley
Mrs. Godwin: Gladys Spencer
Fanny: Pamela Stanley
Jane (Clare) Clairmont: Beryl Laverick
Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin: Grizelda Hervey
Maid: Molly Rankin

: What Is It?

'Are you allergic?', by 'The Radio Doctor'

: Books - a Barometer of the War

Talk by the Hon. Andrew Shirley, manager of a well-known circulating library and bookshop.


Speaker: Hon. Andrew Shirley

: Russian Party

at the 'Freedom Club'
Tonight a number of Allies who have escaped from occupied Europe are holding a party to celebrate the National Day of Russia.
Entertainment is provided by fellow members of the 'Freedom Club', including W. Moskalyk, Dela Lipinskaya, A. Onegin, and Anna Marly (Russia), Sophie Schonning (Norway), Otakar Kraus (Czechoslovakia), Marian Zigmunt (Poland), and representatives from France, Belgium, and Greece.

Host and Hostess, Wilfred Babbage and Joan Clark.
The Continental Orchestra, under the direction of Lionel Falkman.


Performer: W. Moskalyk
Performer: Dela Lipinskaya
Performer: A. Onegin
Performer: Anna Marly
Performer: Sophie Schonning
Performer: Otakar Kraus
Performer: Marian Zigmunt
Presenter: Wilfred Babbage
Presenter: Joan Clark
Musicians: The Continental Orchestra
Conductor: Lionel Falkman
Producer: C.F. Meehan

: Evening Service

from St. Margaret's, Durham, arranged in collaboration with the British Legion
National Anthem
Praise, my soul, the king of heaven (A. and M. 298; C.H. 21)
Confession and Absolution
The Lord's Prayer
Psalm 126
Lesson: Wisdom 3, vv. 1-10 (read by Captain E. G. Jones, Durham Branch of the British Legion)
Stand up and bless the Lord (A. and M. 706; C.H. 233)
Prayers and Thanksgiving
O valiant hearts (S.P. 293)
Address by Canon D.E. Sturt, M.C., O.C.F
Jesus shall reign (A. and M. 220; C.H. 388)


Reader: Captain E.G. Jones
Speaker: Canon D.E. Sturt
Organist: C.B. Maude

: Week's Good Cause

Appeal on behalf of the British Legion and the Earl Haig Fund, Scottish Branch, by H.R.H. the Duke of Gloucester
Contributions for work in England, Wales, and Ireland should be addressed to [address removed], and for Scotland to [address removed]. All contributions will be gratefully acknowledged.


Speaker: H.R.H. The Duke of Gloucester

: Battle Honour: No. 16: The Ninth Australian Division

Series telling of outstanding feats of arms.
Story told by Colin Wills


Speaker: Colin Wills


followed by a postscript

: Arnold Bax

(bom November 8, 1883)
In honour of his sixtieth birthday (November 8), the BBC Symphony Orchestra (conductor, Sir Adrian Boult) plays his Symphony No. 7, in A flat (dedicated to the People of the United States of America)


Musicians: BBC Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Composer: Arnold Bax

: What the Poet Sees

'Things Past': number 22 in the anthology series chosen by Desmond MacCarthy, and produced by Douglas Cleverdon.


Presenter: Desmond MacCarthy
Producer: Douglas Cleverdon

: Epilogue

'Thy will be done', From Psalm 27; St. Matthew 26, vv. 36-54; My God, my Father, make me strong (S.P. 583); St. Matthew 26, v. 39

: Sandy Macpherson

at the organ of the Odeon Theatre, Manchester


Organist: Sandy Macpherson

: Beethoven

Quartet in B flat, Op. 130 played by the Budapest String Quartet.
(Gramophone records)

: Melody Mixture

A light music concoction, prepared by Jack Byfield.
(BBC recording)


Presenter: Jack Byfield

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