and Home Service programme summary
Conductor, Fred Berry. (BBC recording)
Eleventh of a series of gramophone programmes
First movement (Cello Concerto :
Lalo): Maurice Marechal , and Orchestre Symphonique
Symphonie espagnole (Lalo) :
Yehudi Menuhin (violin), and Orchestre Symphonique de Paris
from Aston Parish Church
From thee all skill and science flow
(S.P. 285 ; C.H. 351)
Reading : St. Matthew 25. w. 31-40 From all that dwell below the skies
(S.P. 408 ; C.H. 228)
Of the most High cometh healing
0 love of God, how strong and true
Address : The Ven. H. McGowan,
Archdeacon of Aston
Thine arm, 0 Lord. in days of old
(S.P. 287 ; C.H. 86)
Organist, Christopher Edmunds
This service has been arranged in collaboration with the Red Cross and St. 'John War Organisation. The Lesson is read by Lord Iliffe, Chairman of the Duke of Gloucester's Red Cross and St. John Fund.
played by Margaret Good
Harry Davidson and his Orchestra
' Smetana's true importance as a composer '. Script by Mme. Patzakova, in commemoration of the sixtieth anniversary of his death (May 12). Speaker, Alec Robert son. Pianist, Lisa Fuchsova. Recorded extracts from the operas are also' played
Conducted by Captain 0. W. Geary , M.B.E., Director of Music, Royal Artillery
played by the BBC Scottish Orchestra : conductor, Guy Warrack
by Dilys Powell
Fortnightly programme from the countryside. No. 53—' Breconshire '. Introduced by William Aspden. David Lewis (sheep-farming), D. I. Williams (' Llanwrtyd'), Arthur Brook (sheep-dogs), J. S. Davies (nature photography), T. P. Thomas (wool); Ron Chambers (fishing). Produced by Nan Davies
by G. E. Blackman , of the Imperial College of Science and Technology
Muriel Gale (contralto). Gareth Morris (flute). Leon Goossens (oboe). Zorian String Quartet. Arnold Goldsbrough (organ)
Band of the Manchester Regiment : conductor, Mr. F. L. Statham
Mr. F. L.
Welsh play for radio by Lt. Wyn Griffith , with music specially composed by Arwel Hughes. Produced by P. H. Burton
In Ireland, Deirdre, in Wales, Branwen-symbols of the beauty of sorrow. The old legend, dear to the Welsh people, is told today, in verse and in dramatic form. Wyn Griffith , the author, has already published a long poem on this theme
played by the Little Orchestra, directed by Jack Hardy
Christians meet to answer listeners' questions. Today's team : Dr. J. W. Welch (in the chair), Canon F. A. Cockin , Fr. Agnellus Andrew , Mary .Trevelyan, Professor C. H. Dodd. (BBC recording)
Today's questions include : ' Does the " Anvil " think that the insistence of Christianity on the blessedness of the poor, and the high value placed on the after-life, has diminished its power for. good, in lessening the zeal of its followers for social reform ? ' ; and ' Is it not illogical to believe in both prophecy and free will ? '
Dr. J. W.
Canon F. A.
Professor C. H.
Y drydedd o gyfres o sgyrsiau ar y gwyr a gyfr.annodd i draddodiad y Ffydd Gristnogol. 3-' Sant Tomos o Acwin', gan Vincent Lloyd Jones. (Talk in Welsh)-
Play : ' David Copperfield ', ', by Charles Dickens. Adapted by Philip Wade and John Benson. Produced by Derek McCulloch. Episode 4-' David and Dora'
No. 66 — ' Ringling Brothers' Circus '. Written by Allen Sloan. Narrator, Milton Bacon. Producer, John Becker
' What are Burns ? ', by ' The Radio Doctor'
Talk by William Groome , an ex-gunner who was disabled in 1941
Albert Sandler and the Palm Court Orchestra, with Sylvia Cecil (soprano), in a programme of the kind of music heard in the Palm Court of your favourite hotel in the days before the war. Programme produced by Fred Hartley and Douglas Lawrence
Red Cross Sunday : Intercession for prisoners of war and their relatives, conducted by the Rev. Gilbert C. McCutcheon , Drum-blade, Aberdeenshire. From St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh
Crown him with many crowns (C.H.
136 ; A. and M. 304)
Prayer and the Lord's Prayer
The king of love my shepherd is
(C.H. 438 ; A. and M. 197)
Lesson : Romans 8, vv. 26-39, read by Lord Keith, Chairman, Edinburgh Branch, Red Cross
Holy Father, in thy mercy (C.H. 629 ;
A. and M. 595)
Love divine, all loves excelling (C.H.
479 ; A. and M. 520)
Organist. Dr. W. Greenhouse Allt
Appeal on behalf of the Soldiers', Sailors', and Airmen's Families Association, by Air Commodore W. Helmore, C.B.E., M.P.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed].
A radio reconstruction of a decisive action from the current war news, illustrating the Allied pattern of attack on the battle-fronts of land, sea, and sky. Edited and produced by Brigid Maas
followed by The Sunday Postscript
Second of seven recorded programmes describing the adventures of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza. Arranged for broadcasting by Eric Linklater from incidents in the famous story by Cervantes. Music specially composed by Roberto Gerhard. Orchestra conducted by George Walter. Produced by John Burrell
Emanuel Feuermann (cello) and Elisabeth Schumann (soprano), with Gerald Moore (piano), on gramophone records
Variations on a theme from The
Magic Flute (Beethoven) : Emanuel Feuermann
L'amero saro costante (The Shepherd
King : Mozart): Deh vieni non tardar (The Marriage of Figaro : Mozart) : Elisabeth Schumann
Cello Sonata, in A minor (Schubert) :
Emanuel Feuermann and Gerald Moore
' Christ is risen'. '. Psalm 16 : 1
Corinthians 15, vv. 20-26 and 35-58 ; A brighter dawn is breaking (S.P. 435) ; 1 Corinthians 15. v. 22
Conductor, Rae Jenkins , with Victor Newbury (baritone)
' Village Ghosts '; reading from ' The Celtic Twilight', written by W. B. Yeats