Church of England from Christ Church Cathedral,
10.5 Order of Service
Sentence, Confession, Absolution Lord's Prayer Psalm xlviii
Lesson, Joel ii, 28-end Benedictus
Lesson, Romans viii, 1-17
Hymn, Come Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (A. and M. 157 ; S.P. 178)
Collects, Prayers and Grace
Anthem, If ye love me, keep my commandments (Tallis)
Address by the Very Rev. the DEAN
OF CHRIST CHURCH
Hymn, Come, thou holy Paraclete
Organist, Thomas Armstrong
by W. W. Jacobs read by Frank Birch
Conducted by Fred Mortimer
Tom Williams (baritone)
Pianoforte Concerto in A (K.414)
1 Allegro. 2 Andante. 3 Allegretto played by Victor Hely-Hutchinson
Leader, Alfred Cave
Conducted by Leslie Heward
With an introduction by Eric Blom
Further programmes in this series will be broadcast as follows : Wednesday (Regional, 6.0), Thursday (National, 9.20), Friday (National,
7.15), Saturday (Regional, 8.20).
In the social and philanthropic work done by Christian Communions today, none stands higher in its worth and in public esteem than that of the Society of Friends-the Quakers-whether at home or abroad. Much of this work is already known to listeners who are interested in social problems ; and Howard Marshall will talk of an interview he had with Gerald Hibbert , who related some of the Quakers' activities and explained the ideals that lie behind them. Mr. Hibbert was formerly headmaster of Ackworth, the famous Quaker School in Yorkshire, and is now a lecturer at Woodbrooke, the Quaker settlement near Birmingham.
Conducted by The Dean of Westminster,
The Very Rev. W. Foxley Norris ,
Order of Service
Hymn, 0 God our help in Ages past
(A. and M. 165 ; S.P. 598)
. Anthem (Wisdom iii, 1, 2), The
Souls of the Righteous (Elvey)
Hymn, All people that on earth do dwell (A. and M. 166 ; S.P. 443)
Drummers will take Post
The Placing of the Legion's Wreath The Last P. st
The National Anthem
Very Rev. W. Foxley
' Life among the Maoris'
Father P. J. Lagan , of the Mill
Father Lagan has for the past sixteen years been working as one of the Mill Hill fathers among the Maoris of New Zealand. In his talk he pays the highest tribute to this fine race ; he will describe his and their own life in the North Island of New Zealand today, and also say something of the Maoris' little-known origin and mythology.
These people are the descendants of the ' Vikings of the Pacific ' who, in thirty or forty canoes, sailed from Hawaiki for two thousand miles to the modern New Zealand, and settled there six hundred years ago. But they hold that their original home wasinlrihia; yet where, in the mist-laden past, Irihia was, no one knows. Today the 80,000 Maoris nearly all live in the North Island of New Zealand, where Father Lagan works among them in the Bay of Plenty district.
F. Andrew Rice
Olga Haley (mezzo-soprano)
Harry Isaacs (pianoforte)
The Griller String Quartet:
Sydney Griller (violin) ; Jack O'Brien (violin) ; Philip Burton (viola) ;
Colin Hampton (violoncello)
In its original four-movement form this fine quintet dates from 1904-5. But Bridge was dissatisfied with it-for one thing, it was far too long-and revised drastically in 1912. Among other alterations, he telescoped the second and third movements, using part of the scherzo as a contrasting section in the middle of the slow movement, one of Bridge's finest inspirations. The finale concludes with a reference to the first movement.
Arnold Bax 's Third String Quartet was written last year and is dedicated to the Griller Quartet. It is strictly classical in form. According to the composer himself, the exuberant first movement ' was probably influenced by the coming of the spring in beautiful Kenmare '. The slow movement may be allowed to speak for itself. The third movement', Bax tells us, ' consists of two strongly opposed elements-a rather sinister and malicious scherzo, and a dreamy, remotely romantic trio. This contest is finally won by the scherzo, when it converts the subject of the trio to its own way of thinking. The texture of the finale is rougher and more robust than that of the rest'of the work, though there is a softening of the mood towards the abrupt and impetuous closing bars '.
A service from Salisbury Cathedral had been arranged for this date ; but owing to an epidemic among the Cathedral choristers, it has had to be postponed. A Church of England service will be broadcast from another church, though full particulars are not available at the time of going to press.
An appeal on behalf of THE CHILDREN'S AID SOCIETY by the Rev. Prebendary T. WELLARD , Chairman of the Society
The Children's Aid Society, founded eighty years ago, is one of the oldest voluntary organisations engaged in child-welfare work. It affords shelter to children rescued from dreadful conditions, and is able to arrange that care can be given to children from babyhood to school-leaving age. Its after-care department helps those of its charges who have started their life's work.
The Society was honoured by the granting of a Royal Charter in 1936. Its Chairman will broadcast the appeal.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed].
Rev. Prebendary T.
Rev. Prebendary T.
including Weather Forecast
Leader, Montague Brearley
.Conducted by Harold Lowe
Hella Langdon (soprano)
by Lynn Doyle
Read by the Author
with Brian Lawrance
(All arrangements by Fred Hartley )
Fred Hartley and his Novelty Quintet are one of the most popular ensembles on the air. The secret of their success is the artistic arrangements and perfect playing of tuneful music, from that of Brahms to the ballad of the day. The members of the Quintet are all capable of playing equally well either a string quartet or a fox-trot. Two of them play for leading symphony orchestras, two for a famous dance band, and one is a member of a well-known string quartet.