Relayed from Noddfa Baptist Church, Pontycymmer
Order of Service
Hymn 696, Glan gerubiaid a seraffiaid (Tune, Sanctus)
Scripture Reading, John xxii
Hymn 634, O! distewch, derfysglyd donnau (Tune, Catherine)
Children's Prayer (by the Band of Hope Choir)
Address for the Children
The Children's Choir: Choral, Ein Cadam Dwr
Anthem, Molaf Di, O Arglwydd (T. B. Richards)
Sermon by the Rev. William Saunders
Hymn 700, O! mor felys yw Dy foli (Tune, Bethany)
Hymns from Llawlyfr Moliant y Bedyddwyr ' (Welsh Baptists' Hymn Book)
Precentor, David Thomas
Organist, May Bishop
(West Regional Programme)
Conducted by Gordon Stutely
Conductor, E. Godfrey Brown
Voices from Vienna
The Sieber Choir: Wine, Woman and Song (Johann Strauss)
Elisabeth Schumann (soprano): Mein Herr Marquis (Die Fledermaus) (The Bat) (Johann Strauss)
Richard Tauber (tenor): Greetings, Vienna! (Lehar)
Adele Kern (soprano): Tales from the Vienna Woods (Johann Strauss)
The Sieber Choir: Roses of the South (Johann Strauss)
Joan and Betty's Bible Story
By E. R. APPLETON , West Regional
' The Story of a Pursuer Pursued'
by Maurice Vinden
From The Concert Hall, Broadcasting House
Debussy wrote nothing original for the organ, but it is being increasingly realised that his peculiar tone-colour and the very shape and movement of his music can be interpreted on the organ with a great measure of truth, especially on the modern organ with its wealth of subtle registration.
Edwin Lemare's organ recitals at St. Margaret's, Westminster, used to be quite a feature of musical life before the War, and he has since repeated his triumphs in America. Besides being an exceptionally brilliant player, a gifted improvisor, and a prolific composer of organ music, he has added to the repertory a number of transcriptions of orchestral works, in which practice he was one of the earliest in the field.
The Rev. Prebendary H.F.B. Mackay
Robert Dolling was born in County Down and educated at Harrow and Cambridge.
At the age of twenty-seven he made his home in London, and through the influence of Father Stanton and Alexander Mackonochie, whom he had met at Cambridge, he became Warden of the South London Branch of the St. Martin's Postman's League. Here he became known as 'Brother Bob' - a nickname that stuck to him all his life.
He was ordained in 1883, and for two years did fine work in Stepney. But it is as Vicar of the Winchester College Mission of St. Agatha's, Landport, that he is best remembered. For ten years he fought the evils of slum life, and rebuilt St. Agatha's. You would meet at his table an admiral, a peer, and three or four down-and-outs. He would show you the cutlasses he had taken from seamen in their cups, and it was said that he had the power to reclaim anyone.
His 'Ten Years in a Portsmouth Slum' gives an account of his life and experiences there - the most successful period of his life, although he did much good work for the poor in Poplar, where he went in 1898 and where he stayed until his health failed three years later.
The Rev. Prebendary H.F.B.
The Gershom Parkington Trio
Sarah Fischer (mezzo-soprano)
Arensky was one of the comparatively new members of the modern Russian school of music who was actually a musician by profession, having been brought up to that career from his youth. Although he composed operas and other music in the larger forms, he is still best known in this. country by his shorter works, and best of all by the Trio in D minor, dedicated to the memory of the great violoncellist, Charles Davidov. The work is full of sincere elegiac feeling, and of fresh spontaneous melody.
This trio composed in 1839, when Mendelssohn was twenty-eight and a figure of considerable celebrity and influence in the musical circles of Europe, was the first of the only two trios he wrote. It had, of course, an early success, and was at once taken into the repertory, as was everything Mendelssohn cared to compose; it was, moreover, published both in England and Germany, as also was almost all Mendelssohn's work of that and later periods.
The trio is typical Mendelssohn, bright, tuneful, cleanly cut and extremely well made. There is nothing in it particularly subtle, and nothing at all emotionally deep, but it is not for that reason a work less enjoyable than many another work of genius that lacks its sunshine.
The Augustan Age at Rome
Livy the Historian
Hannibal's Invasion of Italy
(Translated by Canon W. M. Roberts )
Read by RONALD WATKINS
Canon W. M.
by MAURICE COLE
Relayed from St. Mary Abbots, Kensington
Order of Service
Hymn, There is a land of pure delight (A. and M., 536)
Confession and Responses
Anthem, God so loved the world (Stainer)
Address by the Rev. Prebendary E. Brook-Jackson
Hymn, O Jesu, Thou art standing (A. and M., 198)
Organist and Choirmaster, F. G. Shuttleworth
Rev. Prebendary E.
Organist and Choirmaster:
An Appeal on behalf of Watford and District Peace Memorial Hospital
By Viscount Knutsford
The object of today's appeal is the special interest of Viscount Knutsford, who lives at Munden, Watford, and none knows better how urgently the Watford Peace Memorial Hospital needs funds. It is greatly in need of ÃÂ£25,000 to build a Nurses' Home and for very necessary extensions.
Lord Knutsford writes: 'Watford is one of those difficult places to cater for. It is just outside London, which means a very rapid growth of population of the working-class order, and it is traversed in all ways by big main roads. It being twenty miles from London, it is beyond the reach of King Edward's Fund and other funds for hospitals in the Metropolitan area.
'We shall indeed be grateful if, as a result of the broadcast, our extension scheme can be brought within the range of practical politics. We have raised locally some ÃÂ£10,000 towards it.'
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
(London National will radiate the London Regional Week's Good Cause, North National the North Regional Week's Good Cause, and Scottish National the Scottish Regional Week's Good Cause. West National will close down between 20.45 and 20.50)
Weather Forecast; General News Bulletin; Shipping Forecast, on Daventry only, at 21.00 (9.0)
Foster Richardson (bass-baritone)
Relayed from The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne
Few broadcasts are more generally popular than those relayed on Sunday evenings from the Grand Hotel, Eastbourne. Not the chief reason, but a very good one, is that the acoustical properties of the room in which the orchestra plays are almost ideal, as listeners must have noticed. The programmes, too, are well chosen; they reflect unmistakable personality. The present conductor, Leslie Jeffries, who has only recently succeeded to the position, is featured in the series 'People you Hear', on page 80 of this issue. At the pianoforte, Sydney Ffoulkes.
The Grand Hotel, Eastbourne,