and Home Service programme summary
Exercises for men : Coleman Smith Exercises for women : May Brown At the pianos, Barbara Laing and Lena Blackman.
BORODIN, BALAKIREV, and CUI
Today : Gramophone records of music by Balakirev and Cui
Special Holy Week readings from the Gospels, by Joseph Macleod
' A Chocolate Layer-Cake ', by Helen Burkeby Helen
Popular songs and dance music, on gramophone records
Prelude (Prelude, Chorale', and Fugue) : Marcel Maas (piano)
Panis angelicus : Joan Hammond
Le mariage des roses : S'il est un charmant gazon: Georges Thill (tenor)
Finale (Violin Sonata in A) : Yehudi and Hephzibah Menuhin
and his Sextet
From the Winter Gardens, Malvern
'Good Friday', from 'What Manner of Man is This ?', by W. R. Maltby , D.D.
The Litany (Tallis, five-part) Ante-Communion (Merbecke) The Lord's Prayer Collect for Purity Commandments
Collects for Good Friday*
Epistle : Hebrews 10, vv. 1-25
O sacred head (S.P. 128 ; C.H. 107) Gospel : St. John 19, vv. 1-30 Nicene Creed
It is a thing most wonderful (E.H.
597 ; C.H. 436)
Collect and Blessing
Precentor. Rev. S. G. B. Exham Organist, G. Thalben-Ball
Rev. S. G. B.
' My Ideas for Nursery Schools of the Future', by Mrs. G. M. Goldsworthy , Organiser of Nursery Schools for the L.C.C.
Mrs. G. M.
Conducted by Percy Harper , with Irene King , Ken Beaumont , and Sid Buckman
Six Variations on an Original Theme in G
Sonata in F minor, Op. 2. No. 1 played by Shulamith Shafir (piano)
ENSA concert for war-workers. Arthur Salisbury and his Orchestra, with Helen Clare and Cyril Shane. Guest artists, Vincent Tildesley 's Mastersingers
from a factory in the Midlands
There is a green hill (A. and M.
332 : C.H. 105)
Reading : St. Matthew 27, vv. 20-26 Prayers
When I survey the wondrous Cross
(A. and M. 108 ; C.H. 106)
Address by the Ven.
Archdeacon H. McGowan
Praise to the holiest (A. and M. 172 ;
Cello Concerto in B minor played by Pau Casals , with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by George Szell. (Gramophone rec6rds)
A- Service of Meditation, con'ducted by the Rev. Eric Fenn
Part 1 . ' The Fact of the Cross ' Reading : St. Luke"- 23, vv. 26-49 Meditation
Chorale : 0 sacred Head (Bach)
Part 2: The Cross in the Life of Jesus '
Reading : St. Matthew 4, vv. 1-11 Meditation
0 Saviour of the World (Goss)
Address : ' The Deepening Conflict ' Jesu, Lamb of God, Redeemer (Byrd) Part 3 : 'The Cross in History
Reading from ' The Word and the Work ', by G. A. Studdert Kennedy
Reading from ' The Death of St Francis ' by Arthur Shirley Cripps
Part 4 . ' The Word of the Cross to
Meditation : ' The Offer of New Life ' Prayer
When I survey the wondrous. Cross Prayer
Blessine; praise to the holiest in the height
Harold Collins and his Orchestra
played by the Philharmonic String Trio
Conducted by Muir Mathieson , with Doris Gambell (soprano)
Ymddiddan gan y Gwir Barchedig Esgob Llanelwy. (Talk in Welsh)
' The Happy Prince' : play by Barbara Sleigh , from the story by Oscar Wilde ,
' On a Far Green Hill'. Verse and music for Good Friday, programme arranged by Geoffrey Dearmer
Derek Barsham (boy soprano)
The Happy Prince:
The Charity Child:
National and Regional announcements and Scottish News summary
' Curfew for Children ', by Jessie Reid Crosbie. Gunner Alan Moseley M.N. talks to women .
' Flowers from Tunisia', by a soldier's wife
(harpsichord), on gramophone records
Les vielleux et les gueux ; Lea jongleurs, sauteurs et saltimbanques ; Le Dodo, ou I'Amour, au Berceau : Musette de Taverny (Les Fastes de la Grande et Ancienne Menestrandise : Chronicles of the Great and Ancient Minstrelsy) (Oouperin)
(Words by Cardinal Newman). Janet Howe (mezzo-soprano) ; Parry Jones (tenor) ; George Pizzey (baritone). Luton Choral Society (conductor, Arthur E. Davies ). BBC Chorus (chorus-master, Leslie Woodgate ). BBC
Symphony Orchestra (leader, Paul Beard ), conducted by .Sir Henry J. Wood
7.0 Part 1
7.45 app. ' Interval
7.55 Part 2
Chorus of Demons, Angelicals, and Souls
During the interval : reading of a selection from the work of John Henry Newman
Sir Henry J.
The Soul of Gerontius:
Angel of the Agony:
' King of Sorrows ' : an episode from a play sequence on the life of our Lord, specially written for broadcasting by Dorothy L. Sayers , and produced by Val Gielgud.
The final episode (' The King Cornea to His Own') will be broadcast on Easter Sunday
played by Cyril Smith and Phyllia Sellick
Poem chosen by Robert Speaight
Quintet in E flat, Op. 16 played by the Societe Taffanel des Instruments a Vent, with Lucien WUrmser , piano. (Gramophone records)