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Paraphrase xxx, Come, let us to the Lord our God (Tune : St. Fulbert)
Call to Prayer Prayer
Praise, Prose Psalm lxxxiv Lesson Prayer
Praise, Te Deum (Smart) Collect
Address by the Rev. A. C. CRAIG
Hymn, Thou art the Way (Rv. C.H.
173 ; A. and M. 199)
Organist, A. M. Henderson
Rev. A. C.
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Conductor, David Aspinall
Joseph Farrington (baritone)
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In our dismal winters the gardens of most of us are drab, barren places, destitute of colour or a single flower, and yet a root of Chinese or yellow jasmine planted at the foot of a trellis and trained over it wilk provide a stream of gold in December, January, or February. It is of flowers that bloom in the open garden in winter that C. H. Middleton is to talk today-not only of Chinese jasmine, but of winter sweet, witch hazel, and other winter flowering plants which few people seem to know.
Recordings of Spanish Music
The Rev. Canon A. C. Deane
It is said that a man reveals his character by the letters he writes, and certainly this was true of St. Paul. Yet there is still considerable misunderstanding both of the Apostle himself and of the influence of his work upon the Christian Church. The object of Canon Deane's four talks, the first of which he is to broadcast today, is to examine some of St. Paul's Epistles with the special view of noticing what the writings disclose of the writer. Again, as it is essential to study the Epistles in order to understand St. Paul, so a closer acquaintance with St. Paul himself should make the Epistles more interesting and intelligible to the general reader.
Canon Deane; already familiar to listeners both young and old, will be giving the three further talks on February 28, March 7, and March 14.
Rev. Canon A. C.
Leader, Alfred Cave
Conducted by Reginald Burston
The Rev. Fr. M. C. D'Arcy , S.J.
When our ' nerves ' are bad, we begin to believe anything ; and at times of crisis men and women begin to see portents, rush to astrologers and magicians. We tend to seek irrational and quack remedies, confuse credulity and creed, and desert a reasonable faith for false prophets, who are trying to show signs and wonders. Irrationalism is everywhere, in politics and philosophies and morals, but it has most influence in religion, where it is most imperative that reason should prevail. The Christian faith is a basilica of reason and love, and we have to be loyal to the Word' of Truth ; for, though heaven and earth pass, that Word will not pass.
This is the gist of Father D'Arcy's four talks, the first of which he is to give today, and the second and third on February 28 and March 7, while his fourth broadcast, on March 14, will be confined to giving answers to listeners' questions. Father D'Arcy is Master of Campion Hall , Oxford, and his previous Sunday talks on the air will be remembered by many.
Rev. Fr. M. C.
The Isolde Menges'String Quintet:
Isolde Menges (violin) ;
Beatrice Carrolle (violin) ; John Yewe Dyer (viola) ;
Alfred de Reyghere (viola) ;
Helen Just (violoncello)
Yaughan Williams 's Phantasy Quin tet for strings, although commissioned by the late W. W. Cobbett , was not offered for any competition. The idea of reviving the archaic form of Phantasy was Mr. Cobbett's. Vaughan Williams's Phantasy is in one continuous movement which falls into four well-defined sections approximating to the movements of a sonata. The treatment, however, is, as the title suggests, very free and fanciful. Composed in 1910, it shows the composer a master of chamber music writing and his style still deeply influenced by folk song.
See the article by Roderick Hudson on page 14
Conductor, B. Walton O'Donnell
Wagner's opera Rienzi, based on Butwer Lytton 's novel, was sketched out in 1838 and received its first performance at Dresden in 1842. The overture is based on several of the chief themes in the opera, such as Rienzi's prayer, which is announced after the short and solemn introduction ; the cry of the Romans for freedom (heard in Act I), which is followed by the theme of the ' Sancto Spirito Cavaliere ' (Act III) on the trombones ; and lastly, the theme of the finale of Act II which is dance-like in character. This material is then developed with considerable vitality and colour.
(Roman Catholic) from St. Dominic's Priory,
8.0 Order of Service
Ancient English prayers with trisagion of the Spanish churches
Hymn, God of mercy and compassion
(W.H. 147, omitting verse 3)
Address by the Rev. Father VINCENT
Hymn, Lead, kindly light (A. and M.
266 ; setting by Hollins)
Benediction, 0 Salutaris Hostia
Perfice gressus (Orlando di Lasso) Tantum ergo (Spanish Plainsong,
Invocation, Spare, spare, 0 Lord
(Venior G. ant)
Organist and Choirmaster,
An appeal on behalf of the INSTITUTE FOR THE SCIENTIFIC
TREATMENT OF DELINQUENCY by ST. JOHN HUTCHINSON, K.C.
The Institute was founded in 1932 for the treatment and prevention of crime by medical, social, and psychological measures ; for research into the causes of crime, and to form an educational centre for those who deal with delinquents. It gives impartial reports on the mental and physical state of offenders, and how this bears on the offence, and how far medical treatment is likely to effect a cure it provides facilities for suitable treatment with due attention to public safety.
The work of the Institute, the only body existing solely for these purposes, has been seriously hampered by inadequate premises. To remedy this, a new Out-Patient Clinic will be opened shortly. This will cost £150 a month to run. A small In-Patient Observation Centre is also needed and cannot yet be started. For this a further E20,000 is urgently needed.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to St. John Hutchinson , Esq.,
K.C., [address removed]
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by Eda Kersey
Pantscho - Vladigerov, the best-known living Bulgarian composer, studied with Josef Marx. At one time he conducted for Max Rhein hardt, but he is now living in Sofia, where he is Professor at the Academy of Music. Vladigerov specialises in Bulgarian folk lore, and has just completed an opera, Kalojan, based on an old Bulgarian story, which has been performed in Sofia. There are two versions of the Rhapsody Vardar': one for violin and piano and the other for violin and orchestra. Among
Vladigerov's other compositions are several musical plays and works for orchestra.
His Travels in the Rich, Strange,
Scarce-Imaginable Regions of Romance, by Walter de la Mare adapted for broadcasting by Patrick Riddell
Music specially written by C. Armstrong Gibbs
Characters in order of speaking
(By permission of Ashley Dukes )
(By permission of Cyril Phillips )
Production by Barbara Burnham
Speaker of the Apologia:
Bottom the Weaver:
Ihe Wicked Fairy:
The Good Fairy:
(For details, see page 30)