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: THE CENOTAPH SERVICE

Relayed from The Cenotaph, Whitehall

: THE B.B.C. NORTHERN ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Alfred Barker )
Conductor, T. H. MORRISON

Contributors

Leader: Alfred Barker
Conductor: T. H. Morrison

: THE WIRELESS MILITARY BAND

Conductor, B. WALTON O'DONNELL
HILDEGARD ARNOLD (violoncello)
F. Purcell Warren , a most promising young composer, volunteered for service in the War while still a student at the Royal College of Music. He was killed in action. These charming pieces, first played by May Mukle , are amongst the few compositions he left, all of which reveal distinction and shattered hopes of bigger things.
'Shepherd's Hey', or 'British Folk Music Setting',.as Grainger calls it, is built on four variants of an old Morris Dance collected by Cecil Sharp. The Hey was a popular country dance in Elizabethan times, probably not unlike a reel in its vigour and energy.

Contributors

Conductor: B. Walton O'Donnell
Conductor: Hildegard Arnold
Unknown: F. Purcell Warren
Played By: May Mukle
Unknown: Cecil Sharp.

: THE B.B.C. MIDLAND ORCHESTRA

(Leader, Alfred Cave)
Conducted by H. FOSTER CLARK
Italian Music

Contributors

Conducted By: H. Foster Clark

: A Recital

FRANK TITTERTON (tenor)
BERKELEY MASON (pianoforte)

Contributors

Tenor: Frank Titterton
Pianoforte: Berkeley Mason

: A CHILDREN'S SERVICE

Relayed from St. John's, Smith Square
Order of Service
Hymn, Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven (S.P., 623)
Confession and Lord's Prayer
Hymn, He who would valiant be
(S.P., 515)
Lesson
Creed; Prayers
Hymn, All things bright and beautiful
(S.P., 444)
Address by the Rev. CHRISTOPHER HILDYARD
Hymn, Soldiers of Christ, arise (S.P.,
641)
Hymn, Birthdays (S.P., 386, 111)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Christopher Hildyard

: ' Heroes of the Free Churches' — I

Methodists
' John Wesley '
By the Rev. BENJAMIN GREGORY , D.Litt.

Contributors

Unknown: John Wesley
Unknown: Rev. Benjamin Gregory

: 'Question Time on Tower Hill'—

By the Rev. D. 0. SOPER, Ph.D.

: Chamber Music

THE PRAGUE STRING QUARTET:
Willibald Schwejda (violin); Herbert Berger (violin); Lado Cerny (viola);
Ivan Vectomov (violoncello)
RUZENA HERLINGER (soprano)
Schumann worked in a manner which is rare among the great composers. He appeared to find it necessary to exhaust his ideas completely in one form before he felt the urge to essay another. Thus, in 1840 he spent the whole year in writing nothing but songs ; during the next year he composed practically nothing but large symphonic works for orchestra ; and in the year following he changed his medium again and spent much of his time on chamber music.
His opus 41 consists of three string quartets, of which the third one is being played tonight. All three were composed in practically a month, and occasionally during that period he put on paper a whole movement in one day. And it speaks volumes for his fertility, invention and resource at this time, for he had had scarcely any experience of quartet writing, the one example he is known to have attempted some years before never being seen again after he had completed it. The three quartets were dedicated to Mendelssohn, who was then at Leipzig, and they soon became popular with Leipzig musicians. Indeed these quartets, and other chamber music which Schumann composed in that year, rapidly caused him to become one of the most talked about of the younger composers. Berlioz, on a visit to Leipzig, was so impressed with a quintet he heard played there that he took back to Paris with him news of the fame of this rising young man.

Contributors

Violin: Willibald Schwejda
Violin: Herbert Berger
Violin: Lado Cerny
Viola: Ivan Vectomov
Soprano: Ruzena Herlinger

: All in the Day's Work

PAT FORREST introduces a professional footballer—JIMMY SEED
This evening Pat Forrest is to bring to the microphone a well-known figure in Jimmy Seed. Mr. Seed played for Sunderland before the War. He was gassed and afterwards considered unfit. But he joined Mid-Rhondda and then went on to play for the 'Spurs. From them to Sheffield Wednesday who, under his captaincy, won the last twenty games to avoid relegation and carried off the Championship three years in succession. Not bad work for a man who was ' unfit '.
He then became manager of Orient, and is at present manager of Charlton Athletic. Pat Forrest will say something of modern training methods, and Jimmy Seed will give examples from the bad old days of football. He twice broadcast in South Africa when he took a British team out there.

Contributors

Unknown: Pat Forrest
Unknown: Pat Forrest

: A Recital

BETTY BANNERMAN (contralto)
FRANK MERRICK (pianoforte)

Contributors

Contralto: Betty Bannerman
Pianoforte: Frank Merrick

: ST. MARTIN-IN-THE-FIELDS

Order of Service
Hymn, And did those feet (S.P., 446) Confession and Thanksgiving Psalm 122 Lesson
Magnificat Prayers
Hymn, Jesus lives ! Thy terrors now
(A. and M., 140)
Address by the Rev. PAT MCCORMICK ,
D.S.O.
Hymn, 0 valtant hearts (S.P., 293)
The Blessing
Organist, ARNOLD GOLDSBROUGH

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Pat McCormick
Organist: Arnold Goldsbrough

: The Week's Good Cause

An Appeal on behalf of THE ROYAL SOLDIERS' DAUGHTERS' HOME, by S. P. B. MAIS
Nearly eighty years ago the Royal Soldiers' Daughters' Home was instituted by a group of regimental officers and their friends as a tribute to the heroic endurance of British troops amidst the hardships of the Crimean campaign.
This Home gives to daughters of N.C.O.s and other ranks of the British Army and Royal Air Force a practical and up-to-date training to fit them for domestic service and in special cases for trades and professions. Several thousands of girls have passed through the Home, and the verdict of mistresses with whom they have been placed is that they make ideal servants and housewives.
The Home accepts orphans, but is almost unique in accepting girls whilst their parents are living. In some of these cases one or other of the parents is in an asylum or incapacitated or has deserted the children. The Home is now full, with 147 girls being cared for, and there is a long waiting list. But unless funds are forthcoming, the number of girls who can be taken will have to be reduced. If 40,000 listeners would each give half-a-crown every year, this tragedy could be avoided.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: S. P. B. Mais
Unknown: S. P. B. Mais

: ' The News'

including Weather Forecast
, at 9.0

: Epilogue

(For details, see page 522)
Shipping Forecast, on Droitwich only, at 11.0








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