from the studio
Order of Service
Invocation, Prayers and Sentences
Hymn, The Lord will come and not be slow (S.P. 658; E.H. 492)
The Epistle, Galatians vi, n-end
Hymn, Soldiers who are Christ's below
(A. and M. 447; E.H. 480)
Address by the Rev. E. S. ABBOTT ,
Warden of the Bishop's Hostel, Lincoln
Hymn, In token that thou shalt not fear
(S.P. 250; A. and M. 328 ; E.H. 337)
Rev. E. S.
Conductor, GEORGE MATHER
JOSEPH L. GOTTLIEB (tenor)
with DON CARLOS (tenor)
Leader, Alfred Cave
Conducted by REGINALD BURSTON
' Tales of Hoffmann'
Richard Tauber (tenor), with Chorus:
Legend of Kleinsack
Emmy Bettendorf (soprano),
Herbert Ernst Groh (tenor) : Horst du es tonen
Margarete Teschemacher (soprano),
Margarete Klose (contralto), Willi Domgraf Fassbander , with the Berlin State Opera House Orchestra, conducted by Erich Orthmann : Antonia ; Himmel ; So hore
(Ambroise Thomas )
Fanny Heldy (soprano), Marcel Jour net (bass) ; Doute de la lumière
Mid6 Morene (soprano): Mad
George Baklanoff (bass) : Prince
Igor's Aria. In vain the sad and heavy heart seeks after peace
The Leeds Festival Choir, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor, Sir Thomas Beecham , Bart. : Choral Dance
Joan and Betty's Bible Story by E. R. APPLETON ,
Welsh and West of England
MARJORIE HAYWARD (violin)
G. O'CONNOR MORRIS (pianoforte)
THE STRATTON STRING QUARTET: George Stratton (violin) ; Carl Taylor (violin) ; Watson Forbes (viola),
John Moore (violoncello)
One of the greatest tragedies in the history of French music was the death of Ernest Chausson (1855-1899) through a bicycle accident at his home at Limay, Seine-et-Oise. Like many other musicians, he began his career as a lawyer, but at the age of twenty-five he gave up law for music. His first move was to enter Massenet's composition class at the Paris Conservatoire, and he also studied with Cesar Franck for three years. From Massenet he learnt to write with the utmost purity of texture and from Cesar Franck he derived his richness of harmonic colour and deep 'romantic feeling.
These qualities are essentially characteristic of Chausson's Concerto in D for piano, violin, and string quartet, which is not a concerto in the real sense of the word, but more a piece of chamber music for sextet.
When still a young artillery officer Napoleon Bonaparte married Josephine Beauharnais , who was unable to bear him children. Childlessness mattered little to the young general, but enormously to the Emperor, the would-be founder of a dynasty. For the sake of an heir Napoleon divorced Josephine and married an Austrian archduchess, gaining a faithless ally who turned against him in his hour of need and a son too young to act as his father's deputy when such a deputy might have saved the dynasty.
If the young artillery officer had married a different woman in the first place, the history of Europe might have been altered.
Led by LAURANCE TURNER
Conducted by FRANK BRIDGE
INA SOUEZ (soprano) Cherubini was bom in 1760 at Florence.
According to his own statement, he began ' to learn music at six and composition at nine '. When he was sixteen he had already composed a quantity of church music, including three Masses. An intensive study of old Italian polyphonic music occupied his attention for the next few years. Then he turned to opera and for fourteen years steadily wrote works that brought him fame throughout Europe.
In 1788 Cherubini made Paris his home. He directed the Italian Opera, became an ' Inspector of Studies ' at the Conservatoire and finally succeeded to the directorship. As a teacher, he exercised enormous power in Paris. He died in 1842. Among' Cherubini's instrumental works is a number of symphonies, of which the one in D is a good example of his adherence to the classical style.
Caro mio ben .............. Giordalzi Sento nel core Scarlatti 0 del mio amato ben Donaudy
Slavonic Dance in A flat (Book 2, No. 8)
from Eastbourne Parish Church
Order of Service
Hymn, Stand up and bless the Lord
(A. and M. 706) Sentences and Confession
Lesson, Ephesians v, 1-14
Hymn, Lead, kindly Light (A. and M.
266; S.P. 554)
Address by the Rev. Canon F. P. HUGHES
Hymn, The King of Love my Shepherd is (A. and M. 197; S.P. 654)
Organist, P. GOLDSMITH
An appeal on behalf of THE CITY OF LONDON MATERNITY HOSPITAL, by JAMES PATERSON , Chairman
After 185 years' work for poor mothers and their babies, the City of London Maternity Hospital needs help to enable it to keep abreast of modem requirements. Plant and equipment installed thirty years ago are wearing out and are very costly to replace, while improvements in technique and curative methods have involved additional staff. The Hospital's difficulties will be further increased by the extended period of training under the new Midwives' Bill.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]
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1. In D minor Op. 28 No. 24; 2. In B flat Op. 28 No. 21
Sonata in B flat minor, Op. 35
1. Grave-Doppio movimento ; 2. Scherzo—Più lento ; 3. Marche funèbre ; 4. Finale : Presto
Benno Moiseiwitsch was only nine years old when he won the Rubinstein prize for piano playing, as a pupil at the Imperial Academy of Music in his native city of Odessa. For five years more he continued his studies there, going at the age of fourteen to Leschetizky in Vienna. He made his first appearance in England four years later at Reading, and when, in the following spring (1909), he played at a Queen's Hall Concert in London, his success was immediate. Since then he has won a distinguished place among the foremost pianists of today.
A Fine Sonata
Chopin composed his Sonata in B flat minor in 1840. He is often characterised as a composer of essentially effeminate music, because of its preponderance of grace, gentleness, and of a certain limpid sentiment. That he could be masculine in the sense of constructing music on a big style and of expressing powerful and turbulent emotions is evidenced by this fine sonata, which for imagination and constructive skill is one of the finest specimens of nineteenth century romantic music.
Leader, MONTAGUE BREARLEY
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
ERIKA STORM (soprano)
(For details, se page 48)
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