(Methodist) from Leys School Chapel, Cambridge
Hymn, My God, how wonderful
Thou art (New M.H.B. 73 ; A. and M. 169)
Lesson, Matthew vi , 24-34
Hymn, There is no sorrow, Lord, too light (New M.H.B. 237; S.P. 665)
Address by the Rev. H. Bisseker
Hymn, Who fathoms the eternal thought ? (New M.H.B. 513 ; vv. 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8)
Organist, T. F. Bye
(The Hymns will be sung by Leys
Directed by Sydney Phasey
Ⓓ 'THE CAPTAIN OF THE
ULLSWATER' from ' Salt of the Sea' by Morley Roberts read by Geoffrey Tandy
J. C. Dyson and Denis Wright
William Heughan (bass)
Records of Elisabeth Schumann (soprano)
Simon Barer (pianoforte)
Alexander Kipnis (bass)
The Rev. Joseph McCulloch
On the last Sunday of 1936, the Archbishop of Canterbury broadcast a recall to religion. In the history of Christendom revivals have recurred through widely differing personalities. All of them have much in common,, and can be related-to our present state ; and in this series the Rev. J. McCulloch will survey some of these movements (beginning with the preaching of St. Francis of Assisi and will estimate the measure of success they gained and their relevance to the religious and social life of today.
at the BBC Theatre Organ with Bernard Ross (baritone)
The Rev. Canon H. Anson, Master of the Temple
What 'tremendous influences were at work in Britain during the latter half of the nineteenth century in reshaping Christian thought! Canon Anson will recall in this his last talk of the series some of these varying and widespread influences, which range from the teaching of Jowett at Balliol to the interest fired by the publication of Seeley's Ecce Home the reflection of modern religious thought in the poems of Tennyson and Browning, and the growth of the old Broad Church party. He will also deal with the influence of Davidson in protecting that Modernism which is now an active force within all parties of the Church.
Rev. Canon H.
' Mark Twain '
Sir Ian MacAlister
To meet a man over your father's fireside when you are a boy, to visit his home, to meet him on and off over a period of twelve y.ears, is surely the way to know him, and that was how Sir Ian MacAlister , Secretary of the Royal Institute of British Architects, knew Mark Twain. His schoolboy experience of him was in the 'nineties, when Mark Twain , who was a great friend of Sir Ian's father, came to spend long evenings at their house in Hanover Square on one of his visits to England. In 1903, Sir Ian was in New York with his father and spent a day or two with Mark Twain. In 1907 the latter came over to England to take an honorary degree at Oxford and asked Sir Ian to put him wise about degree-giving and so forth. This was the last time they met, for Mark Twain died three years later.
The Menges String Quartet:
Isolde Menges (violin); Beatrice Carrelle (violin) ; John Yewe Dyer
(viola) ; Ivor James (violoncello)
A. S. Arensky (1861-1906), one of the most interesting of minor Russian composers, is known in England chiefly by his pleasant, lyrical chamber music and by his polished miniatures for piano, which he produced prolifically. Though a pupil of Rimsky-Korsakov, his work is not very remarkable for national flavouring. It is similar in quality to the more lyrical part of Chaykovsky's output.
These variations of Chaykovsky's beautiful song, ' Legend ' (' Christ in His Garden '), are one of Arensky's best works, though better known in the string orchestral version than in the earlier quartet form. As a matter of fact, they have undergone two changes. In its original form, this A minor Quartet ' in memory of Chaykovsky ' was scored for violin, viola, and two 'cellos, a combination producing a suitably elegiac tone-colour. It was re-arranged for the normal quartet as a more practical ensemble.
The Quartet in A minor, Op. 51, No. 2, a fine work of Brahms's maturity, was first played, from manuscript, by the Joachim Quartet in 1873, when Brahms was forty. It shows his easy command of the richest beauties the quartet of strings can show, and that easy spaciousness which is so attractive a feature of the composer's style. The very opening bars give us that feeling. In them we note, incidentally, two of Brahms's characteristics: his fondness for melodies moving in arpeggio and his effective use of cross rhythms.
broadcast from a wood in Surrey
A Mosaic of'Words and Music
(Presbyterian) from the Studio
Order of Service
Hymn, Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven (A. and M. 298 ; S.P. 623)
Prayer and Lord's Prayer
Hymn, Jesus shall reign (A. and M.
220 ; S.P. 545)
Lesson, John i, 14 ; Philippians ii,
6-11 ; Acts v, 31
Hymn, All hail the power of Jesus'
Name (A. and M. 300, omitting vv. 3 and 4) Address by KENNETH MACLENNAN ,
Secretary of the Conference of Missionary Societies in Great Britain and Ireland
Hymn, Crown Him with many crowns (A. and M. 304)
An appeal on behalf of KING'S COLLEGE HOSPITAL by SIR MALCOLM CAMPBELL , M.B.E.
King's College Hospital was founded on May 12, 1839. Its original site was behind the Law Courts in Lincoln's Inn Fields, but it was removed to Denmark Hill just before the war, in response to the urgent request of a Committee of the House of Lords for hospital accommodation in South London. During the war, King's became the 4th London General Hospital, and many thousands of officers and-men passed through its wards. Since then it has continued its work as a great general hospital, treating every kind of case, and its medical and nursing schools are known throughout the world as most successful teaching centres. King's approaches the year of its centenary with a heavy load of debt, due to its determination to keep every department fully abreast with the latest discoveries in medicine and surgery.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
including Weather Forecast
A Musical Sequence
Produced and conducted by Mark H. Lubbock with
Webster Booth (tenor)
Harold Williams (baritone)
The BBC Revue Chorus and The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Montague Brearley
(For details, see page 63)
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