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: THE FIRST DAY OF THE WEEK

Readings for Sunday morning

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: MORNING MELODY

London Light Concert Orchestra
Conducted by Michael Krein with Lloyd Thomas (organ)

Contributors

Conducted By: Michael Krein
Unknown: Lloyd Thomas

: THE BRITISH TRADITION

A series of services with sermons about the Christian foundations of our national Hfe
Christianity and Britain's Future from the Festival Church of St.
John, Waterloo Road, London.
Conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. E. V. Rhys , and the Rev. L. W. Harlanid. Preacher, the Rev. J. V. Lamgimead Casserley , D.Litt.
Vehicles and Responses Psalm 127
(Continued in next column)
First Lesson: Deuteronomy 8, w.
10-20
Te Deum
Second Lesson: Hebrews 11. vv. 8-10 and 14-16 Jubilate
Creed. Suffrages, Collects Judge eternal (E.H. 423) Sermon
Prayers
0 God of earth and altar (E.H. 562)
Blessing
Music sung by the Festival Singers
Directed and accompanied at the organ by Percy Cortoen

Contributors

Unknown: E. V. Rhys
Unknown: Rev. L. W. Harlanid.
Unknown: Rev. J. V. Lamgimead Casserley
Unknown: D.Litt.
Unknown: Percy Cortoen

: SUNDAY- MORNING PROM

Overture, La Vestale (Spontini):
London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Fernando Previtali
Ballet Music No. 2, in G (Rosamunde) (Schubert): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted 'by Wilheim Furtwangler
Suite Canadienne (Claude Cham pagne): 'La Cantoris ' directed by Victor Brault with Jean Beaudet and the CBC Orchestra
Ballet Suite. Petrushka (Stravinsky):
L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, conducted by Ernest Ansermet on gramophone records

Contributors

Unknown: Fernando Previtali
Conducted By: Wilheim Furtwangler
Unknown: Claude Cham
Directed By: Victor Brault
Unknown: Jean Beaudet
Conducted By: Ernest Ansermet

: FESTIVAL NOTEBOOK

by Geoffrey Boumphrey
9-Festival Pleasure Gardens,
Battersea Park

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Boumphrey

: MUSIC MAGAZINE

A weekly review edited by Anna Instone and Julian Herbage
Introduced by Julian Herbage
Contents:
' The Llangollen Eisteddfod,' by W. S. Gwynn Williams
' The Record of the Future,' by Leopold Stokowski
' La Romance Framcaise of the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries,' by Dorel Handman. illustrated by Pierre Bernac

Contributors

Edited By: Anna Instone
Edited By: Julian Herbage
Introduced By: Julian Herbage
Unknown: W. S. Gwynn Williams
Unknown: Leopold Stokowski
Unknown: Dorel Handman.
Illustrated By: Pierre Bernac

: THE CRITICS

Conducted by John Summerson
12.11 Books: Anthony Powell
12.20 Radio: Naomi Lewis
12.28 Art: Basil Taylor
12.37 Films: Paul Dehn
12.45 Theatre: Eric Keown

Contributors

Conducted By: John Summerson
Unknown: Anthony Powell
Unknown: Naomi Lewis
Unknown: Basil Taylor
Unknown: Paul Dehn
Unknown: Eric Keown

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: NEWS

: COUNTRY QUESTIONS

Listeners' questions about the countryside answered by Eric Hobbis , Maxwell Knight , and Ralph Wightman
Question-Master, Jack Longland
Produced by Bill Coysh

Contributors

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

: VINTAGE YEARS

Dennis Arundell presents, with gramophone records, excerpts from well-known and lesser-known operas that were first produced in the same year
9—1892:
The Year of ' I Pagliacci ' .

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis Arundell

: HOME GROWN

Introduced by Roy Hay
Francis Perry makes some suggestions for stocking the garden pool
W. R. Stanton of the Pomology Department of the John Innes Horti cultural Institution discusses fungi on fruit in orchards and gardens
Fred Streeter gives some advice on the week's work in the garden
F. Kingdon-Ward , who has recently returned from a plant hunting expedition to Assam, talks about some of the excitements of a plant hunter's career

Contributors

Introduced By: Roy Hay
Introduced By: Francis Perry
Unknown: W. R. Stanton
Unknown: John Innes Horti
Unknown: Fred Streeter
Unknown: F. Kingdon-Ward

: AFTERNOON CONCERT

Use Wolf (soprano)
Ernest Lush (accompanist)
The Harry Isaacs Trio :
Leonard Hirsch (violin) James Whitehead (cello)
Harry Isaacs (piano)

Contributors

Unknown: Harry Isaacs
Violin: Leonard Hirsch
Cello: James Whitehead
Piano: Harry Isaacs

: VIEWPOINT

Fountains Abbey, Yorkshire
The view of the ruins of the monastic buildings and the valley in which they stand, as seen by Dom Columba Cary-Elwes of the Benedictine monastery at Ampleforth
Maurice Beresford
Lecturer in economic history at Leeds University and Patrick O'Donovan
Journalist and traveller
Bee paragraph on page 7

Contributors

Unknown: Dom Columba Cary-Elwes
Unknown: Patrick O'Donovan

: RING UP THE CURTAIN!

Joyce Gartside (soprano)
Webster Booth (tenor)
Denis DowMng (baritone)
BBC Opera Chorus
(Trained by Alan G. Melville )
BBC Opera Orchestra (Leader, John Sharpe )
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
British Opera
The programme includes items from:
The Siege of Rochelle
The Bohemian Girl
Maritana
The Lily of KiMarney Esmeralda
Ivanhoe Shamus O'Brien
Koanga
The Immortal Hour
Fete
Galante Hugh the Drover Sir John in Love
Programme devised by Harold Neden

Contributors

Baritone: Denis Dowmng
Unknown: Alan G. Melville
Leader: John Sharpe
Unknown: Kimarney Esmeralda
Unknown: Ivanhoe Shamus O'Brien
Unknown: Galante Hugh
Unknown: Harold Neden

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

The Ernest Element Quartet
The Busy Time': Syd Carter talks about what is going on in the Vale of Evesham
5.25 Children's Service from the R.A.F. Station,
Credenhill, Hereford

Contributors

Talks: Syd Carter

: The Weather

Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England

: NEWS

: SUNDAY SYMPHONY CONCERT

A section of the BBC Women's Chorus
(Chorus-Master, Leslie Woodgate )
Philharmonia Orchestra
(Leader, Manoug Parikian)
Conducted by Royalton Kisch
It was Whistler's use of the word Nocturne, rather than Chopin's, that Debussy had in mind when giving his three orchestral pieces their title. The emphasis, he said, was on ' the various impressions and special effects of light that the word implies.' Nuages depicts the unchanging aspect of the sky and the slow, solemn motion of the clouds, dissolving in grey tones tinged with white.' Fêtes gives us ' the dancing rhythm of the atmosphere with sudden flashes of light. A dazzling procession passes through the festive scene and is lost in it.' Finally Sirènes (in which a choir of women's voices is introduced, singing a wordless song) is intended to suggest the sea, amongst whose waves, ' silvered by the moonlight, is heard the mysterious song of the Sirens as they laugh and pass on.' ' You don't know,' Brahms once wrote to a friend, what it feels like to be dogged by Beethoven.' He was referring to his reluctance to get to grips with his First Symphony, and the inevitable comparisons that he knew would be made when he finally gave the work to the world. He did so in 1876, when he was forty-three. The Symphony's nobility and depth of feeling at once created a tremendous impression. Harold Rutland

Contributors

Chorus-Master: Leslie Woodgate
Conducted By: Royalton Kisch

: THE CHURCH IN ACTION

A group of broadcasts illustrating the worship and work of various Christian congregations
The Life of a Roman Catholic Parish
Told by Father Gordon Albion. With Canon Bernard Bogan and members of St. George's Cathedral Parish, Southnvark
0 Jesus Christ remember (N.W.H. 82) Canon Bogian and his people talk with Father Gordon Alibi on Sacerdotes Domini (Byrd) Prayers
Benediction:
0 Salutaris (Schein) Tantum ergo (Filitz) Blessing
Divine Praises
Leader now on earth no longer
(N.W.H. 112)
Choirmaster. Father Peter Farmer
Organdst, Canon B. J. Cahill

Contributors

Told By: Father Gordon Albion.
Unknown: Canon Bernard Bogan
Unknown: Father Gordon Alibi
Choirmaster: Father Peter Farmer

: WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

Appeal on behalf of Walsoken Church, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, by Margaret Leighton
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
Walsoken Church, built in 1145, is the oldest of the world-famous marshland churches, with a Norman arched nave and chancel probably without any equal in the land: it is one of the ecclesiastical gems of this country, and recent finds, said to be unique, incude seventeenth-century painting on the West wall.
The dangerous state of the magnificently carved and decorated fifteenth-century roof, caused by death-watch beetle and by water, compelled the parish to undertake the work of .restoration nearly a year ago. Now all the savings and donations are used up, with the work only half completed. The amount needed for the restoration of this church is about £ 10,000.

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Leighton
Unknown: Margaret Leighton
Unknown: Walsoken Rectory

: 'BARCHESTER TOWERS'

by Anthony Trollope
A new adaptation for broadcasting in ten episodes by H. Oldfield Box
Produced by Howard Rose
Episode 7
Mrs. Proudie has finally reduced her husband, the Bishop, to submission; the Dean of Barchester lies on his death bed; and Mr. Slope, realising that his days as bishop's chaplain are numbered, is pulling strings to secure the deanery for himself.
Eleanor Bold, unjustly suspected by her relations and by Mr. Arabin of contemplating marriage with Slope, has cut short her visit to Plumstead and returned to her own house at Barchester, angry and humiliated.

Contributors

Unknown: Anthony Trollope
Unknown: H. Oldfield
Produced By: Howard Rose
Narrator: Andre Morell
Charlotte Stanhope: Joan Hart
Mrs Eleanor Bold: Elizabeth London
Archdeacon Grantly: Deryck Guyler
Mr , Arabin: Michael Hordern
Dr Gwynne: Howieson Culff
Squire Thorne: Richard Hurndall
Rev Septimus Harding: Arthur Ridley
Signora Neroni: Denise Bryer
Miss Thorne: Betty Hardy
Countess de Courcy: Gladys Spencer
John de Courcy: Roy Dean
Mr Slope: Ralph Truman
Mrs Proudie: Gladys Young

: NEWS

: CANADA'S POSITION IN THE WORLD TODAY

A Dominion Day talk by the Rt. Hon.
Vincent Massey , C.H.
July 1 is celebrated in Canada as Dominion Day. It is the anniversary of the Federation of Upper and Lower Canada in 1867. (CBC recording)

Contributors

Unknown: Vincent Massey

: Now It Can Be Told SUBMARINE ' TRUANT '

The story is told by Commander H. A. V. Haggard ,
D.S.O., D.S.C., R.N.
Written and produced by Malcolm Baker-Smith

Contributors

Unknown: H. A. V. Haggard
Produced By: Malcolm Baker-Smith

: BRIDGE GOOSSENS and McEWEN

Aeolian String Quartet:
Alfred Cave (violin)
Leonard Dight (violin) Watson Forbes (viola)
John Moore (cello)

Contributors

Violin: Alfred Cave
Violin: Leonard Dight
Viola: Watson Forbes
Cello: John Moore

: THE EPILOGUE

' The Happiness of True Religion ' Psalm 112 (Broadcast psalter) St. Matthew 5, w. 1-16
Sweet Saviour, bless us ere we go
(Tune. St. Matthias)
St. Matthew 7, w. 28 and 29

: News Summary

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