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: THE PENKETH TANNERY BAND

Conducted by J. A. GREENWOOD
HARRY HOWSON (tenor)
(From North)

Contributors

Conducted By: J. A. Greenwood
Tenor: Harry Howson

: A Programme of

(g) Gramophone Records
Gregor Piatigorsky (violoncello) with organ : Evensong (Schumann)
Mark and Michal Hambourg (pianofortes): Hark, hark, the lark (Schubert, trans. Liszt, arr. Horne)
Gaspar* Cassado (violoncello), and Clarence Ravbould (organ) with Harp : Kol Nidrei (Bruch)
Mark and Michal Hambourg : Andante and Variations, Op. 46 (Schumann)
Gregor Piatigorsky , with Karol Szreter (pianoforte) : Prayer (Bloch)

Contributors

Unknown: Gregor Piatigorsky
Piano: Michal Hambourg
Piano: Clarence Ravbould
Harp: Kol Nidrei
Harp: Michal Hambourg
Unknown: Gregor Piatigorsky
Pianoforte: Karol Szreter

: The BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra

Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, E. Godfrey Brown

Successful though he was with ballets and similar lighthearted stage pieces, Delibes was keen to produce at least one serious opera, and Lakme was his most successful work in that direction. There are many tuneful numbers, particularly in the ballet music, although the famous 'Bell Song', in which all sopranos have ever since delighted, is no doubt the best-known melody. The story is an eastern one, and Lakme, the heroine, is a Priestess of Brahma. The complete opera was broadcast in 1929.

Contributors

Conductor: E. Godfrey Brown

: MEDVEDEFF'S BALALAIKA ORCHESTRA

with OLGA ALEXEEVA (soprano) and Max TURGANOFF (tenor) Liavoniha (White Russian Folk Dance)
(All arrangements by Medvedeff)

Contributors

Soprano: Olga Alexeeva
Tenor: Max Turganoff

: For the Children

Joan and Betty's Bible Story
By E. R. APPLETON , West Regional
Director
' Pilgrim's Progress '—8
(From Cardiff)

Contributors

Story By: E. R. Appleton

: ' We have reason to believe'

A study of the relations between psychology and religion, by a medical psychologist
4—' Consciences good and bad '

: 'Can we be Materialists ? ' —

By KENNETH INGRAM

Contributors

Unknown: Kenneth Ingram

: Chamber Music

THE GRILLER STRING
QUARTET:
Sydney Griller (violin); Jack O'Brien (violin) ; Philip Burton (viola);
Colin Hampton (violoncello)
MARIA BASILIDES (contralto)
Haydn's string quartets represent the most important land-mark in the history of chamber music. Not only did Haydn develop sonata form into a pattern that was to serve as a model even up to the present day, but he laid the foundations of a technique that has never been superseded. In the three quartets forming Op. 74 we have the mature Haydn. No. 1 in C is a particularly beautiful work. It was a favourite of the Joachim Quartet.
It is a curious fact that although Sibelius was intensely interested in chamber music during his early days, he has written only three chamber works : a string quartet in B flat, which is still in MS. (1890), the string Quartet, Voces Intimee (1909), and Suite Mignonne for two flutes and strings (1921).
Voces Intimœ was partly written in 1908 while Sibelius was staying in London. It is a fine and characteristic work, the most striking feature of which, says Cecil Gray in his monograph on the composer, ' is the extreme prevalence of conjunct motion—almost the entire thematic material of all five movements is built up from fragments of scale passage

Contributors

Violin: Jack O'Brien
Violin: Philip Burton
Viola: Colin Hampton
Contralto: Maria Basilides
Unknown: Joachim Quartet.
Unknown: Cecil Gray

: A Recital

ERIC MARSHALL (baritone)
IRENE KOHLER (pianoforte)

Contributors

Pianoforte: Irene Kohler

: A SHORT RELIGIOUS SERVICE

From The Studio
Conducted by the Rev. GEORGE F. MACLEOD , M.C.
Order of Service
Hymn, The King of Love (Rv.C.H. 438;
A. and M. 197)
Scripture Sentences Prayer
Reading, James 1, 17-27, St. John xiii,
36 to xiv, 6
Hymn, There is a land of pure delight
(Rv. C.H. 592 ; A. and M. 536)
Prayer
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. George F. MacLeod

: The Way to God

Section 5—' Abundant Life'
Answers to Listeners' Questions
By the Rev. GEORGE F. MACLEOD , M.C.
With the answers broadcast by Mr.
MacLeod tonight to listeners' questions on his two lectures, this very notable series comes to an end. It began as far back as October 7 with an introductory lecture by the Religious Director of the BBC, and he has been followed by the Rev. J. S. Whale , the Very Rev. W. R. Matthews , Dean of St. Paul's, the Rev. Father Martindale, Professor C. E. Raven , and Mr. MacLeod.
What has added individuality and interest to the series has been the answering of listeners' queries by each speaker at the end of his particular number of lectures. Thousands sent queries. And it seemed to be the general opinion that what the Archbishop of Canterbury wrote in his foreword in the pamphlet has proved very true : ' We greatly need a larger amount of clear and resolute thinking about religion. The life of religion is not in thought alone. But thought always comes into it. This series gives an excellent opportunity for improving the quality of our religious thoughts.'

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. George F. MacLeod
Unknown: Rev. J. S. Whale
Unknown: Very Rev. W. R. Matthews
Unknown: Professor C. E. Raven

: The Week's Good Cause

An Appeal on behalf of The Youth Hostels Associatiom
By Ishbel Macdonald
Here and there, in country places, a green triangle with the initials 'YHA' is to be seen hanging from cottage or mill, or even a Tudor Castle like Astwell. It denotes that a common room and dormitories are to be found within, that there are kitchens where meals may be cooked, and that here is a place where a bed for a shilling a night may be had.
Though the Youth Hostel movement was founded in England only five years ago, 250 hostels are now open. In each, 'hikers and bikers' cook their meals, and tell stories of the road over their supper. And German and French songs are to be heard as well as English ones, for there are Youth Hostels in fifteen countries, and to be a member in one is to be a member in all the others. But the purpose of the movement goes deeper than shilling beds. It is to offer the youth who works all the week in industrial centres a week-end in the open air.
The hostels are self-supporting, but there are limits to what a shilling can do. On the claim that the movement is building a sane and healthy generation, the Youth Hostels Association is appealing for donations that they may further expand.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]

Contributors

Speaker: Ishbel MacDonald

: THE NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: THE BBC THEATRE ORCHESTRA

Leader, MONTAGUE BREARLEY
Conductor,
STANFORD ROBINSON
THE BBC SINGERS
(Section A)

Contributors

Leader: Montague Brearley
Conductor: Stanford Robinson

: Epilogue

(For details, see page 52)








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