A reading for Sunday morning in celebration of the seventh centenary of St. Clare (d. 1253)
Read by Betty Linton
and forecast for farmers and shipping
Guy Daines and his Orchestra with Lloyd Thomas (organ)
From St. Mary's Church, East Bergholt, Suffolk, conducted by Father Justin McLoughlin , O.F.M., Minister Provincial of the English Franciscans. Assisted by Father Adrian McCudden , O.F.M., Guardian of the Friary
' St. Clare— the friend of Francis of Assisi
When morning gilds the skies
(Gregory Ould Hymn Book 29)
To Christ, the Lord of worlds we sing (W.H. 97)
Magnificat (Vittoria) Readings
Hymn in honour of St. Clare Prayers
Paris Angelicus (Tomadini) Bl ssing of St. Francis
Now that the day-star glimmers bright (W.H. 162)
Father Brian Cavanagh O.F M. ,
Frater Boniface Kruger O.F.M. ,
The readings are from ' First Li.fe of St. Francis ' by Thomas of Celano ; The Personalityof St. Clareby Pascal Robin son; St. Francis of Assisi ' by G. K. Chesterton
Cavanagh O.F M.
Overture, Prince Igor (Borodin):
Philharmonia Orchestra, conducted by Issay Dobrowen
Concerto in A flat for two pianos and orchestra (Mendelssohn): Orazio Frugoni and Annarosa Taddei with the Vienna Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Rudolf Moralt
Variations on St. Anthony Chorale
(Brahms): Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Wilhelm Furtwangler on gramophone records
A series of talks by Colin Maclnnes and Sir Hugh Oasson , R.D.I., F.R.I.B.A.
Colin Maclnnes visits Castlecoole near Enniskillen in County Fermarragh, built in the late eighteenth century and recemly acquired by the National Trust.
The first four talks in this serin will be given by Colin Maclnnes and the last two by Sir Hugh Casson.
with Margaret Pollard (soprano)
Conducted by Eric Newton
Radio: Naomi Lewis
Books: Walter AUen
Art: Basil Taylor
Films: Roger Manvell
Theatre: Harold Habson
and forecast for farmers and shipping
Maxwell Knight introduces two speakers:
Margaret Southwick and Alec Green
Produced by Desmond Hawkins
Stephen Williams recalls, with gramophone records, some famous character studies in opera.
Music of the Sunny South played by the Southern Serenade Orchestra
Directed by Lou Whiteson with Peter Dimuantes (tenor)
The story of Vassilios Vellos , who came from a village in Greece to find a new life in a Welsh town
Written by James Kinross
Produced by Peter Duval Smith
(Leader, Frank Thomas )
Conductor, Leo Wurmser
This week he talks about The Holmes-Laski Letters ': the correspondence of Mr. Justice Holmes and Harold J. Laski (1916-1935).
Stories of the Saints
' The Golden Legend of St. Eustace'
Retold as a radio play by Norman Painting
Produced by Peggy Bacon
Norman Painting writes on page 37
5.30 ' We Haven't Any Dancers,
Words Will Have To Do'
A programme of verse by Geoffrey Dearmer and others with music chosen by Josephine Plummer
Readers, Marjorie Westbury and Anthony Jacobs
The Voice of the Vision:
Theoepis, his wife:
Lucullus, his friend:
The ship's captain:
Shipping and general weather forecasts, followed by a detailed forecast for South-East England
by Patrick Keatley
Special Correspondent of The Manchester Guardian
Patrick Keatley has been inspecting parts of the restoration work on the East Coast wall following the great North Sea floods at the end of January. He describes some of the new methods and materials being used by the engineers in their race to complete the defences before the high autumn tides.
Valerie Souderes (piano)
Leighton Lucas Orchestra
(Leader, Ronald Good)
Conductor, Leighton Lucas
Poulenc's ' Aubade ' was originally written in 1929 for a ballet in which the chief character was the goddess Diana. The scene was a forest glade at daybreak. Despite her protests Diana's attendants insist on adorning her; and filled with an indefinable longing, she leaves them and goes off into the forest. The composer, however, has insisted that when performed apart from the ballet the Concerto is to be regarded as a piece of absolute music. It consists of eight short sections, all of which are linked together: Toccata, Recitative, Rondo, Presto, Recitative, Andame, Allegro feroce, Conclusion. The instruments used in the score are a trumpet, drums, and two each of flutes, oboes, clarinets, bassoons, horns, violas, cellos, and double basses. Valerie Souderes, who is playing the solo part, is British by birth but has lived in Paris for some years; she studied at the Paris Conservatoire, where she won a number of important prizes.
from the Parish Church of St.
Mary, Beverley, Yorkshire, conducted by the Vicar, the Rev. Canon T. H. Tardrew
Introit: If ye love me (Tallis) General Confession
Versicles and Responses Psalm 24
Lesson: St. James 1, vv. 17-25
Collects and Prayers
King of glory, King of peace (A. and M. 665)
The day is past and over (A. and M.
Organist, Enic Bell
Canon T. H.
Appeal on behalf of the Commons, Open Spaces, and Footpaths Preservation Society by Tom Stephenson
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The Society aims to preserve for the public use all commons and village greens; also to protect the beauty and to promote the fullest enjoymmt by the public of National Parks and other open spaces. The Society also endeavours to preserve public Rights of Way over footpaths and bridlepaths. Local authorities and the public generally are advised on questions relating to any of the above, including problems arising out of the National Survey of footpaths at present being carried out.
The Society is financed partly from small membership fees wh'ch may be paid by local authorities or individuals, but about £ 1,000 a year is required in vo'untary donations.
by Charlotte Bronte
Adapted for broadcasting in elevenepisodes by Barbara Couper
Produced by Howard Rose
After her flight from Thornfield Hall and subsequent frantic wanderings, Jane Eyre -or Jane Elliott as she now termed herself -lay ill for many days at Marsh End. On recovering she made the acquaintance of the household; St. John remained cold and aloof but a happy intimacy arose between Jane and his sisters Diana and Mary. Expressing a desire to work for her living, Jane was g;ven the post of misitress at a girls* school recently established by St. John.
One day St. John revealed to his sisters that he had received a letter informing them of their Uncle John's death. Every penny of his fortune had been bequeathed, not to themselves as expected, but to his only other surviving relative.
Jane, installed in her two-roomed cottage, was visited by St John. She knew that he loved Rosamond Oliver, though he was aware that a girl so beautiful and wealthy could never become a missionary's wife. St. John's departure that day left Jane in some bewilderment. His manner had been full of suppressed excitement as he tore a slip of paper from a sheet on her drawing board.
St John Ravens:
Talk by Peter Paul-Huhne
Mr. Paul-Huihne, who after demobilisation spent four years in industry in Canada, asks himself what made him decide to come back to England.
The eighth of a group of talks by representatives of ' the Queen's generation.'
' England's Darling' by Clemence Dane with music by Richard Addinsell
Bristol Concert Orchestra
BBC West of England Singers under the direction of Reginald Redman
Produced by Owen Reed
This dramatic study of King Alfred it the third of a cycle of epics written in honour of the heroes of EngLand by Clemence Dane and broadcast during the war under the title of ' The Saviours.'
The scene of rhe play is a cowherd'* cottage on the edge of Selwood Forest in Somerset during the Danish wars. The author pictures the effect on a handful of his followers of the young king's return after his legendary visit to the camp of Guthrum disguised as a minstrel.
A cowherd's wife:
A Hampshire man:
A Sussex man:
A man of Kent:
An Essex man:
A Wessex man,:
A Surrey man:
A Wiltshire man:
A Berkshire man:
The Sonata in D (K.S76), written in 1789 for Princess Friederike of Prussia, was Mozart's last piano sona'a. Its opening theme, which like a trumpet-call, ushers in an Allegro movement notable for its brilliance and ingenuity. The Adagio, one of Mozart's loveliest pieces of piano-writing, is followed by an Allegretto in which tenderness and wit are combined.
Chopin was twenty wihen he composed the Nocturne in C sharp minor, though it was not published until some years after his death. He was twenty-one when, in 1831, he sketched his magnificent Ballade in G minor, completing it four years later. Harold Rutland
' The fruit of the Spirit is self-control'
Psalm 119. v. 9-16
1 Corinthians 9, v. 24, to 10. v. 13 Enthrone thy God within thy heart
(BBC Hymn Book 320)
St. Matthew 7, w. 13, 14