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The Richard Crean Orchestra
Alexis Kligerman (piano)


Piano: Alexis Kligerman


The Christian and Politics
Three services on the Christian's responsibility as a citizen
1-From the village church of Terwick, West Sussex, conducted by Edwin Barker , of the Headquarters Staff of the Y.M.C.A.
Rejoice, the Lord is King (A. and M.
Confession and Absolution The Lord's Prayer
Versicles and Responses Psalm 95
Lesson: Romans 10. vv. 1-15
Lord, thy word abideth (A. and M.
Creed and Collects
Lead us. heavenly Father (A. and M.
Organist. Elisabeth Casement
The address in -next Sunday's service will be given by A. C. F. Beales , late Chairman oi The Sword of the Spirit.


Conducted By: Edwin Barker
Unknown: C. F. Beales


Chaconne (Buxtehude, arr. Chavez):
Symphony Orchestra of Mexico, conducted by Carlos Chavez
Symphony No. 38, In D (K.504)
(Prague) (Mozart): Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conducted by Ernest Ansermet
Am stillen Herd (Die Meistersinger)
(Wagner): Set Svanholm (tenor), with Orchestra conducted by Frieder Weiasmann
Suite, Le bourgeois gentilhomme
(Richard Strauss ): Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham. Bt. on gramophone records


Conducted By: Carlos Chavez
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet
Conducted By: Frieder Weiasmann
Unknown: Richard Strauss
Unknown: Thomas Beecham.


by Geoffrey Boumphrey
3-Castle Museum in York


Unknown: Geoffrey Boumphrey


A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced this week by Julian Herbage
Record Review
' Two Schumann Records.' by Joan Chissell
' Operatic Records,' by Mark Lubbock ' Miscellaneous Records for January.' by Ronald Biggs


Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: Joan Chissell
Unknown: Mark Lubbock
Unknown: Ronald Biggs


Five experts on films, theatre, books, radio, and art
Conducted by Basil Wright
12.11 Books: William Plomer
12.20 Radio: Giles Romilly
12.28 Art: Christian Barman
12.37 Films: C. A. Lejeune
12.45 Theatre: Philip Hope-Wallace


Conducted By: Basil Wright
Unknown: William Plomer
Unknown: Giles Romilly

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Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Maxwell Knight , and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland
Produced by Bill Coysh
Questions for this programme should be sent (on a postcard, please), to ' Country Questions,' BBC. Bristol


Unknown: Eric Hobbis
Unknown: Maxwell Knight
Question-Master: Ralph Wightman
Question-Master: Jack Longland
Produced By: Bill Coysh


3-Gramophone records of well-known scenes from ' Pagliacci ' and ' Aïda. '
Introduced by Norman Del Mar


Introduced By: Norman Del Mar


' The Mixed
Flower and Shrub Border' by Gordon Forsyth
There is not often space in the smaller garden for a border of flowering shrubs as wen as for the more traditional herbaceous bed. Why not combine them? In this talk, Gordon Forsyth , editor of Popular Gardening, suggests some methods of doing it.


Unknown: Gordon Forsyth
Unknown: Gordon Forsyth


'Market Gardening' by C. P. Quarrell
Mr. Quarrell, a leading grower in Surrey, talks about current sowings and plantings under cloches.


Unknown: C. P. Quarrell


Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Jennifer Vyvyan (soprano) Joseph Weingarten (piano)
Music of Liszt
Rakoczy March Die Lorelei
Hungarian Fantasy Tarantelle
What sweeter wonder can be told Liebestraum No. 3
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2


Conductor: Stanford Robinson
Soprano: Jennifer Vyvyan
Piano: Joseph Weingarten


* The Seasons'
A four-part pattern of the year designed for the microphone by C. Gordon Glover in collaboration with the producer
4—' Winter 'with Richard Williams. Beryl Calder Vivienne Chatterton. David Page Gillian Andrews. Anthony Jacobs
Judith Fellows , Bruce Belfrage
Preston Lockwood , Frank Atkinson and Gordon Glover
Reader and producer:
Derek McCulloch


Unknown: C. Gordon Glover
Unknown: Richard Williams.
Unknown: Beryl Calder
Unknown: Vivienne Chatterton.
Unknown: David Page
Unknown: Gillian Andrews.
Unknown: Anthony Jacobs
Unknown: Judith Fellows
Unknown: Bruce Belfrage
Unknown: Preston Lockwood
Unknown: Frank Atkinson
Reader: Gordon Glover
Unknown: Derek McCulloch


' A Good Example by Hugo O'Hear


Unknown: Hugo O'Hear

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with Jack Hawkins as Howard Carter
A programme recalling the most romantic discovery in the history of Egyptology—the almost intact tomb uf the Pharaoh Tutankhamun, who died over 1,300 years before Christ Written, compiled, and produced by Leonard Cottrell
Technical assistance and advice was given by Sir Alan Gardiner , D.Litt. , F.B.A., and by the late Professor P. E. Newberry , O.B.E.


Unknown: Jack Hawkins
Unknown: Howard Carter
Produced By: Leonard Cottrell
Unknown: Sir Alan Gardiner
Unknown: D.Litt.
Unknown: Professor P. E. Newberry


The third of a series of Sunday-evening piano recitals


from the Chapel of the Church Army Marylebone Men's Home, London. Conducted by the Rev. E. Wilson Carlile , General Secretary of the Church Army
Introduced by Henry Riddell
Jesus shall reign (A. and M. 220) Lessons: Acts 4. vv. 1-12
Chorus: 0 Jesus, draw me Prayers
To the name of our salvation (A. and M. 179)
Three Acts of Witness
Redeemed, restored, forgiven (A. and M. 632)
Organist: Captain S. W. Bickell , c.A. The testimonies are given by two Church Army Evangelists (one of them working in a prison in the north of England, the other on a housing estate in outer London) and by a medical student who served as a naval officer during the war


Unknown: E. Wilson Carlile
Introduced By: Henry Riddell
Organist: Captain S. W. Bickell


Appeal on behalf of the British Empire Leprosy Relief Association, by a cured leper
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
For tweniy-five years the British Empire Leprosy Relief Association has been foremost in spreading knowledge about leprosy, its treatment and cure, throughout the British Empire, and in providing for the physical and mental welfare of sufferers. Jointly with Toc H it has sent over thirty helpers into the field, apart from medical stan. It has conducted research and surveys; provided drugs and medical supplies; and ' adopted ' nearly 1,500 leper children who would otherwise have remained outcast.
The latest treatment promises both more rapid and widespread cures, but the cost is high. Funds are urgently needed to maintain and extend the work among the three million lepers of the Empire, only one-tenth of whom are at present able to get treatment.


A radio dramatisation by John Keir Cross of the novel by William Makepeace Thackeray
3—‘ In which Harry contracts a common disease '
with Hamilton Dyce , Hugh Manning , Eric Lugg , Ronald Sidney , Joan Hart , and Margaret Vines
Produced by Peter Watts
In the previous two instalments of The Virginians, Thackeray has introduced us to the twin grandsons of Henry Esmond, George and Harry Warrington. George. the slightly older of the two, has gone of! with young Colonel George Washington to the French campaign in America, and a report has reached his family of his heroic death in action.
Harry, the younger and weaker of the Virginians, is now the sole heir to the fabulous Castlewood Estates near Richmond. He comes to England in the year 1756 to visit the home branch of the family; and, at Old Castlewood, County Hants, discovers a sad state of affairs indeed. Viscount Eugene Esmond and his young stepbrother Will are penniless, and their sole aim in life seems immediately to be to try to fleece the innocent Colonial of his wealth. In this they are aided and abetted by Parson Sampson , Castlewood's worldly clergyman, although the old Baroness Bernstein (Beatrix Esmond, as she once was) does all she can to save Harry from disaster at the tables. She tries, too, to keep him out of the eager clutches of the elderly Lady Maria, who, the moment she sets eyes on the handsome and wealthy boy. exercises all her wiles to captivate and compromise him. John Keir Cross


Unknown: John Keir Cross
Novel By: William Makepeace Thackeray
Unknown: Hamilton Dyce
Unknown: Hugh Manning
Unknown: Eric Lugg
Unknown: Ronald Sidney
Unknown: Joan Hart
Unknown: Margaret Vines
Produced By: Peter Watts
Unknown: Parson Sampson
William Makepeace Thackeray: Sebastian Shaw
Harry Warrington: Howard Marion-Crawford
Eugene Viscount Castlewood: David Enders
Baroness Bernstein: Marjorie Westbury
Lady Maria Esmond: Molly Rankin
Will Esmond: Peter Assinder



3-Water by G. B. Stern
Without water a miscellany of sights and sensations could not exist: rainbows, tropical fish in aquariums, kingfishers, fountains, dew on short grass, rain after drought, icicles, slaking the thirst with spring water, and finally, glorious hot baths.


Unknown: G. B. Stern


Antonio Brosa (violin)
BBC Scottish Orchestra
(Leader, J. Mouland Begbie )
Conductor, Ian Whyte
Mozart's Violin Concerto in A is the last, and the most brilliant, of the five violin concertos that he wrote in -1775, when he was nineteen. The entry of the soloist
in the first movement has an improvisatory character; thereafter the melodies are plentiful and winning. The Adagio is strangely moving in its simplicity; and in the finale, marked Tempo di Minuetto, there is introduced a lively episode in the ' Turkish ' style.
Brahms' Third Symphony is unified by a motive consisting of the three notes F, A flat, and F. This is announced at the outset, by the brass and woodwind, and it forms the bass of the passionate melody assigned to the violins. It pervades the whole of the first movement, and indeed most of the work, recurring finally in the ' sunset glow ' of the closing pages.
Harold Rutland


Violin: Antonio Brosa
Leader: J. Mouland Begbie
Conductor: Ian Whyte
Unknown: Harold Rutland


' We beheld his glory'
Psalm 119, Part 1
St. Luke 2, w. 40-52
The Son of God his glory hides (A. and M. 78)
St. John 1, v. 14

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