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: Special Thanksgiving Service

Psalm xx
Hymns, All people that on earth do dwell (A. and M 166)
Praise to the Lord, the Almighty, the King of creation (A. and M. 657)
Reading, I Chronicles xxix, 9-13, and 20 Prayers from New Every Morning, pages 86 and 87

: Weather Forecast

for Farmers and Shipping

: THEBBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

Leader, Frank Thomas
Conducted by Mansel Thomas Marguerita Hughes (soprano)

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conducted By: Mansel Thomas
Soprano: Marguerita Hughes

: THE BBC SINGERS (A)

Margaret Godley
Rosalind Rowsell Gladys Winmill Doris Owens Bradbridge White Martin Boddey Stanley Riley Samuel Dyson
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Godley
Unknown: Rosalind Rowsell
Unknown: Gladys Winmill
Unknown: Doris Owens
Unknown: Bradbridge White
Unknown: Martin Boddey
Unknown: Stanley Riley
Conductor: Samuel Dyson
Conductor: Leslie Woodgate

: Cricket M.C.C. v. NEW ZEALAND

A commentary on the match by P. G. H. Fender from Lord's

Contributors

Unknown: P. G. H. Fender

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Finnish National Orchestra, conducted by Georg Schneevoight : Symphony No. 6, in D minor, Op. 104 (Sibelius) — 1 Allegro molto moderato. 2 Allegretto moderato. 3 Poco vivace. 4 Allegro molto

Contributors

Unknown: Georg Schneevoight

: FOR THE SCHOOLS

Interlude
2.5 Your Home and Mine
' The King's Homes '
GEOFFREY BOUMPHREY
Some of you yesterday may have been lucky enough to see H.M. King George VI and H.M. Queen
Elizabeth driving past in the State coach on the way to the Coronation ceremony, or returning from it ; and all will be interested to hear about the King's houses. So Geoffrey Boumphrey is not to talk today about your home and his, but about the King's homes. Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Balmoral, Sandringham-all of them have seen, or will see, the little princesses. You are to hear, too, something of the history of St. James's Palace. Although no monarch has lived there permanently for over a hundred years, it is the official headquarters of the King's Court. And you will also hear about Holyrood Palace, used nowadays only for occasional visits.
2.25 Interlude
2.30 British History
The Coronation
A dramatic interlude written for broadcasting by HUGH Ross WILLIAMSON
2.50 It Occurs to Me
Lord Elton

Contributors

Unknown: Geoffrey Boumphrey
Unknown: Geoffrey Boumphrey
Broadcasting By: Hugh Ross Williamson

: THE BOURNEMOUTH MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

Leader, Harold Fairhurst
Conductor, Richard Austin
Solo violin, May Harrison

Contributors

Conductor: Richard Austin

: Cricket M.C.C. v. NEW ZEALAND

A commentary on the match by P. G. H. Fender from Lord's

Contributors

Unknown: P. G. H. Fender

: BILLY THORBURN AND HIS MUSIC

with HELEN RAYMOND and EDDIE GUREY

Contributors

Unknown: Helen Raymond
Unknown: Eddie Gurey

: THE FIRST NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: THE BAND OF HIS MAJESTY'S COLDSTREAM GUARDS

(By permission of Colonel Arthur Smith, D.S.O., M.C., Commanding Coldstream Guards) Conducted by Lieut. J. Causley Windrmn, Director of Music,
Cold3tream Guards

: GEORGE SCOTT-WOOD AND HIS SIX SWINGERS

with LOUISE SILVER
SAM COSTA and FRANK KERSLAKE in A Hot Time in the Old Town

Contributors

Unknown: Louise Silver
Unknown: Sam Costa
Unknown: Frank Kerslake

: IN TOWN TONIGHT

Produced by A. W. Hanson introduces to you some of the interesting people from different parts of the Empire who are in London for Coronation
Week

Contributors

Produced By: A. W. Hanson

: FOR A ROYAL OCCASION

The BBC Chorus
(Section A)
Chorus Master, Leslie Woodgate
The BBC Orchestra
(Section B)
Leader, Paul Beard
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
Vaughan Williams 's ' Flourish for a Coronation' was first performed under Sir Thomas Beecham at the last Royal Philharmonic Society Concert on April I this year. It falls into four sections: the first is a setting of verses from the first book of Kings, the second book of Chronicles, and Psalm cxxxvi. The second section is a setting of a verse by Chaucer, beginning ' 0 Prince, desire to be honourable '. The third is an old song, ' Now gracious God, He save our King'; and finally, ' God Save the King '. The music is conceived in terms of great brilliance and ingenuity and is free from those vulgarities which were characteristic of so much of the coronation music in the last century.

Contributors

Chorus Master: Leslie Woodgate
Leader: Paul Beard
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult
Unknown: Vaughan Williams
Unknown: Sir Thomas Beecham

: THE THIRD NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: The Nature of Things

Sir William Bragg, O.M., K.B.E., F.R.S.
A well-known and distinguished broadcaster, Sir William Bragg is President of the Royal Society, and listeners will welcome his return to the microphone. Many of them will remember his National Lecture on the life and work of Michael Faraday , which he broadcast in 1931. Sir William Bragg then held, and still holds, two of the posts which were adorned by Faraday - the Fullerian Professorship of Chemistry at the Royal Institution of Great Britain and the Directorship of the Institution's laboratory. He is also a Director of the Institution itself.
In 1933 he gave the introductory talk in the series 'Scientific Research and Social Needs', and the following year he broadcast six valuable talks on Light.

Contributors

Speaker: Sir William Bragg, O.M., K.B.E., F.R.S

: A SHORT MID-WEEK SERVICE

Conducted by the Rev. W. H. Elliott
Organist, Reginald Goss-Custard from St. Michael's, Chester Square

Contributors

Organist: Rev. W. H. Elliott
Organist: Reginald Goss-Custard
Unknown: Chester Square

: THE CORONATION COSTUME BALL

with Ambrose and his Orchestra from the Royal Albert Hall

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall

: THE SCOTTISH-EMPIRE CORONATION BALL

with Gracie Fields
Jack Payne with his Band and The Pipe Band 2nd Bn.
The Royal Scots Fusiliers
(By permission of Lt.-Col. R. A. D. Moseley , O.B.E.) from Grosvenor House, Park Lane

Contributors

Unknown: Gracie Fields
Unknown: Jack Payne
Unknown: Lt.-Col. R. A. D. Moseley








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