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: A Religious Service in Welsh

Relayed from St. Mary's Parish Church, Dowlais

Order of Service:
Hymn 187, Cyd-lawenhäwn, cyfododd Crist o'i fedd (Tune, Yorkshire)
Psalm xlvi
The First Lesson, Isaiah lii, 1-12
Te Deum
The Second Lesson, Luke xxiv, 13-35
Apostles' Creed
Easter Anthem, Crist a Gyfodwyd (Thomas Edwards)
Hymn 625, Mawr oedd Crist yn nhragwyddoldeb (Tune, Arundel)
Sermon by the Rev. E. Illtyd Jones
Hymn 404, Dadganaf Dy glod (Tune, Hanover)
The Blessing
Hymns from Emyniadur yr Eglwys yng Nghymru (The Church in Wales Hymnary)

(West Regional Programme)


Sermon: The Rev. E. Illtyd Jones
Organist: L.M. Thomas
Choirmaster: Tom Collins

: Troise and his Mandoliers

with Don Carlos

Paso Doble, Fler de Rosa...Hinsby and Troise
Play to me, Gypsy...K. Vacek
Suite, Changing Skies (In Old Granada, Hawaiian Reverie)...Ewing, arr. Cowlrick
Song, A Vucchella...Tosti
Echoes from the Volga...arr. J. Serady
In the Hills of Colorado...Leon and Towers
Grasshoppers' Dance...Bucalossi
Love's Old Sweet Song...Molloy
Wedgwood Blue...Ketelbey
One Life, One Love...Hans May
Scherzo Spagnolo...James Marchisio


Musicians: Troise and his Mandoliers
Tenor: Don Carlos

: The Western Studio Orchestra

Leader, Frank Thomas

Suite, Innisfail (1. Allegro con brio; 2. Andante non troppo; 3. Allegro giocoso)...John Ansell
L'Heure Exquise...Hahn
Suite, Gypsy Pictures (1. Fireside Tales; 2. A Romany Night; 3. The Ball at Manor Farm)...Mallory
Rustle of Spring...Sinding
Selection, The Sicilian Vespers...Verdi
(West Regional Programme)


Musicians: The Western Studio Orchestra
Leader: Frank Thomas

: A Recital of Gramophone Records

A Ballad Concert

Rudolf Bockelmann (bass-baritone) with pianoforte accompaniment by Clemens Schmalstich: Heinrich der Vogler (Henry the Fowler) and Tom der Reimer (Tom the Rhymer) (Loewe)

Mischa Elman (violin) with pianoforte accompaniment: Airs Tziganes (Gypsy Melodies) (Espejo); Reve d'Enfant (Child's Dream) (Ysaye)

Povla Frijsh (soprano) with pianoforte accompaniment by Elof Nielson: L'Hiver (Winter) (Koechlin); La pluie (The Rain) (Georges); Pendant le bal (During the Ball) (Tchaikovsky); Dans les ruines d'une Abbaye (In the Abbey Ruins) (Faure); Med en Vandlilje (Grieg)

Claudio Arrau (pianoforte): Oriental Fantasy, Islamey (Balakirev)

: Queen Elizabeth's Subjects

A.L. Rowse: 'Lord Burghley'


Speaker: A.L. Rowse

: Fred Hartley and his Novelty Quintet

with Webster Booth

Live, Laugh and Love...Heymann
Homing...del Riego
Salut d'amour (Love's Greeting)...Elgar
Rags, Bottles or Bones...Harry Pepper
Down in the Forest...Landon Ronald
Moths around the Candle...Hal Dolphe
Traumerei (Dreaming)...Schumann
Waltz in E minor...Chopin
Gay Vienna...Fritz Rotter
Tick-tock...Franz Vienna
Annie Laurie...arr. Hartley
Ballynure Ballad...Hughes
Rose of Tralee; Dashing away with a smoothing iron...arr. Hartley
Hejre Kati...Hubay
(Solo saxophone, George Melachrino)
A Brown Bird Singing...Haydn Wood
Rush Hour in Hong Kong...Chasins
Selection, Leslie Stuart's Tunes


Musicians: Fred Hartley and his Novelty Quintet
Tenor: Webster Booth
Saxophone: George Melachrino

: A Song Recital

by Sinclair Logan (baritone)

Go to bed, sweet Muse...Robert Jones
Sweet Kate...arr. Keel
When a maiden takes your fancy...Mozart
Silent Worship...Handel, arr. Somervell
Loveliest of Trees...Somervell
The Lent Lily...C.W. Orr
Rest at Mid-day...Janet Hamilton
Foreboding...Rutland Boughton
The Market...Armstrong Gibbs
The Song of Soldiers...Hely-Hutchinson
'Tis time I think by Wenlock town, The Jolly Carter...E.J. Moeran
Villanelle...Cyril Scott
As I walked forth...Hubet Foss
Gillian of Berry...Peter Warlock


Baritone: Sinclair Logan

: A Short Religious Service for Young People

Conducted by The Rev. Dr. Percy Dearmer, Canon of Westminster

Hymn, Ride on, ride on in majesty (S.P., 137; A. and M., 99)
Hymn, All glory, laud and honour (S.P., 135; A. and M., 98)
Carol, Sans Day Carol (O.B.C., 35) (A Passiontide Carol)
Doxology, To Father, Son, and Holy Ghost (S.P., 416)


Service conducted by: Rev. Dr. Percy Dearmer

: A Recital of Works by Handel

Relayed from St. Lawrence Church, Whitchurch, Edgware
Stiles-Allen (soprano), Antonio Brosa (violin), John Ticehurst (harpsichord), Albert Howe (organ)

Albert Howe:
A tempo ordinario e staccato and Allegro from Organ Concerto in B flat, No. 2 (First Set ed. Albert Howe)

John Ticehurst:
Suite No.1 in A for harpsichord

Prelude (quasi Fantasia) Allemande, Courante and Gigue

Recit., Ye sacred Priests; Air, Farewell, ye limpid springs (Jephtha)

Recit., O worse than death indeed
Air, Angels ever bright and fair

Antonio Brosa and John Ticehurst:
Sonata in D
Andante Sostenuto, Allegro, Larghetto and Allegro - arr. Gustav Jensen

The significance of this relay of Handel's music from the beautiful little church at Whitchurch is its association with Handel himself. From 1718 to 1721 Handel held the post of Kapellmeister to the notorious Earl of Carnarvon - later to become Duke of Chandos - who had made a great fortune, questionably, as Paymaster-General. Carnarvon had spent a huge sum of money on his estate of Cannons, near Edgware, and had, in addition, restored the existing, nearby Church of St. Lawrence, employing Grinling Gibbons for the carvings, Italian artists for the mural paintings, presenting Communion plate, and rebuilding the organ. More association with the Church has probably been attributed to Handel than was actually the fact, for the great man, when not actually carrying out his duties as Kapellmeister at Cannons, to which, not only a theatre, but a private chapel with its own organ was attached, must have been busy in London.
The organ at St. Lawrence has been enlarged from time to time since Handel played on it, but the Grinling Gibbons carved case and some of the pipes are still as they were then, and the original keyboard has been preserved.


Soprano: Stiles-Allen
Violinist: Antonio Brosa
Harpsichordist: John Ticehurst
Organist: Albert Howe

: Macbeth

by William Shakespeare
(See centre column)


Unknown: William Shakespeare

: An Organ Recital

by BERKELEY MASON From The Concert Hall, Broadcasting House
PAUL DE MALEINGREAU , Belgian organist and composer, born in 1887, was a pupil of Edgar Tinel at the Brussels Conservatoire and later a professor-before and during a period covering the German occupation of the city. In those years he inaugurated a series of organ recitals in order to make the best organ music popularly known to his fellow citizens and to restore forgotten masterpieces to the repertory. This campaign he successfully continued after the War, one series of recitals having been devoted to the whole of Bach's works for the organ. As a composer he shows himself influenced, next to Bach, by Cesar Franck. He has written both for the pianoforte and the organ.


Unknown: Berkeley Mason
Unknown: Paul de Maleingreau


Order of Service :
Hymn, Jesus lives ! thy terrors now
(A. and M. 140, S.P. 155)
Confession and Thanksgiving Psalm 150 Lesson
Nunc Dimittis
Hymn, The strife is o'er (A. and M.
135, S.P. 147)
Address by The Rev. PAT MCCORMICK ,
Hymn, All hail the power of Jesus' name (A. and M. 300, S.P. 440)


Unknown: Rev. Pat McCormick
Organist: Arnold Goldsbrough

: The Week's Good Cause

An appeal on behalf of THE MUSICIANS' BENEVOLENT FUND, by the Right Hon. LORD BLANESBURGH, G.B.E., K.C.
IN THIS COUNTRY today half the musical profession is out of work owing to the ' talkies ' and mechanical music. A large number of musicians will never obtain employment again, not only in their professional capacity, but in any capacity at all owing either to age or infirmity, or being unfitted for other jobs. Unless, therefore, the Musicians' Benevolent Fund can come to their aid in their declining years, these musicians have the hopeless outlook of ending their days in the infirmary or workhouse.
The Musicians' Benevolent Fund has taken on great obligations in respect of pensions alone for the sick, aged, and infirm members' of the musical profession. At the present time it has an overdraft of over £4,000, and this appeal to every listener this evening is to send a donation (however small) to help them in their Samaritan work. Over 63 per cent.' of the broadcast programmes (National and Regional) is provided by musicians.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to the Right Hon. Lord Blanesburgh, G.B.E., K.C., The Musicians' Benevolent Fund, [address removed]



: 'The News'

Weather Forecast, General News Bulletin
(Shipping Forecast, on Daventry only, at 9.0)

: 'Pilgrim's Way'

A Tale of Everyman's Journey through
Life, and of his many moods :
An Anthology of Poetry and Music
From Arthur Hugh Clough , Wilfrid Owen , Gordon Bottomley ,
George Meredith , Percy Bysshe Shelley , Walter De La Mare , Matthew Arnold , The Book of Job, T. S. Eliot , James Thomson, Robert Browning , and the Gospel according to St. John
-Selected, and with a Prologue, bv
Humbert Wolfe
(Flam' The Golden Toy', by kind permission of the Coliseum Management)


Unknown: Arthur Hugh Clough
Unknown: Wilfrid Owen
Unknown: Gordon Bottomley
Unknown: George Meredith
Unknown: Percy Bysshe Shelley
Unknown: Walter de la Mare
Unknown: Matthew Arnold
Unknown: T. S. Eliot
Unknown: James Thomson,
Unknown: Robert Browning
Unknown: Humbert Wolfe
Spoken By: Ion Swinley


Under the direction of Captain H. G. AMERS
Relayed from
The Winter Garden, Eastbourne


Unknown: Captain H. G. Amers
Bass-Baritone: Tom Kinniburgh

: 'The Silent Fellowship'

(West Regional Programme)

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