(Church of England) from Christ Church, Crouch End
9.30 Order of Service
A Call to Worship
Hymn, 0 worship the Lord in the beauty of holiness (S.P. 93)
Confession and Absolution
Lord's Prayer and Versicles Psalm cxxi
Lesson, Philippians ii, 5-11 Te Deum
Hymn, There is a green hill (A. and M. 332; S.P. 131)
Address by the Rev. BRYAN S. W.
Hymn, Take my life (S.P. 257)
Organist, R. Walker Robson
Rev. Bryan S.
Conductor, George Thompson
Tudor Davies (tenor)
Short Story by J. Jefferson Farjeon read by Ronald Simpson
(By permission of Howard Wyndhamand
The BBC Men's Chorus
Conducted by Trevor Harvey
Arnold Matters (baritone)
At the pianoforte, John Wills
Here's a Health unto his Majesty
Hullabaloo Balay (page 86) Faithful Johnny (page 63)
John Peel (page 95)
Old King Cole (page 132)
Sally in our Alley (page 156)
The Sailor likes his Bottle, 0 (page
Widdicombe Fair (page 191) Caleno Custure Me (page 37)
The Drummer and the Cook (page
Fire down below (page 67)
(The page numbers refer to the Daily
Express Community Song Book)
Leader, Bernard Reillie
Conducted by Charles Shadwell
Robert Ashley (baritone)
The Rev. L. Elliott-Binns , D.D.
Thomas Ken may be known to comparatively few today, though to tens of thousands his morning and evening hymns are familiar: Awake, my soul, and with the sun', and ' Glory to Thee, my God, this night'. He is famous as being one of the ' seven bishops ' who refused to publish the Declaration of Indulgence by James II, for which he was committed to the Tower. He again obeyed his conscience by refusing to take the oath of allegiance to William and Mary, for which he was deprived of his see. He was a scholar of Winchester, and his name is to be seen there cut in the cloisters. He was admired for his purity and fidelity of conscience, yet a charge of narrowness was levelled against him, but the man who refused Nell Gwyn lodgings at his prebendal house on the Court's visit to Winchester, and turned the Duchess of Portsmouth from the King's room when he lay dying, yet absolved Charles II on his death-bed. Ken is buried under the East window of Frome parish church, and in 1888 a window was set up to his memory in Wells Cathedral.
May Busby (soprano)
The Brosa String Quartet :]
Antonio Brosa (violin)
Norman Chappie (violin)
Leonard Rubens (viola)
Livio Mannucci (violoncello)
Beethoven's Quartet in F minor, Op. 95, was written in 1810 when the composer was forty years of age. It is an interesting work, as it sums up the chief characteristics of Beethoven's middle period-so finely set forth in the three Op. 59 quartets-and at the same time foreshadows his third period which brought forth those magnificent last five quartets.
The manuscript of the Quartet
(which is in the usual four movements) bears the inscription ' Quartetto serioso-1810-in the month of October. Dedicated to Herr von
Zmeskall and written in the month of October by his friend, L. v. Beethoven.'
The word 'serious' does not perhaps fully describe the work, which is full of impassioned expression.
Elizabeth Maconchy , who is as yet only in her twenties, is Irish by birth. She studied at the Royal College of Music, where she was a scholar, and later went abroad-to Prague and elsewhere - with a travelling scholarship. In 1930 her Piano Concerto was given by the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra, and in the same year her Suite, ' The Land ', was introduced by Sir Henry Wood at the Proms.
In 1933 her Oboe Quintet won a prize in the Daily Telegraph Competition for Chamber Music, and was subsequently broadcast. Her other chamber works include two string quartets, the second of which will be heard this afternoon.
Italian Serenade Wolf
The Italian Serenade is, with the exception of a very early quartet for strings, the only chamber music work written by Hugo Wolf , who was pre-eminently a song-writer. The Serenade has been transcribed for small orchestra. It was first performed as a quartet in Vienna in 1904, the year following Wolf's death, and quickly became popular with chamber music players.
' Florence Nightingale '
Rosalind Vaughan Nash
Mrs. Vaughan Nash 's father was a first cousin of Florence Nightingale, who regarded him almost as a younger brother. She belongs therefore to a branch of the family which was very closely associated with Florence Nightingale , and Mrs. Vaughan Nash knew her well from her own childhood to the time of Florence Nightingale's death.
with Brian Lawrance Listeners will have noticed that Fred
Hartley has increased his ensemble to a Sextet. The reason for this change is entirely an economic one. Mr. Hartley had always found it extremely difficult to secure a first-rate musician who was equally at home on the viola, clarinet, and the saxophone and capable of playing difficult parts on any of these instruments. Therefore he at last decided that the easiest way out of the difficulty was to increase the Quintet to a Sextet and engage a separate viola player and a saxophonist doubling on the clarinet. The members of the Sextet are all capable of playing equally well a string quartet or a foxtrot.
The famous Character
Actor in selections from his repertoire
Presented by Ernest Longstaffe
(Congregational) from the City Temple
8.0 Ord& of Service
The Lord's Prayer
Hymn, Give to our God immortal praise (Cong. H. 10)
Lesson, Psalm cxxi, Job xxviii, 12-14 Hymn, How sweet the Name of Jesus sounds (Cong. H. 161 ; S.P. 527 ; A. and M. 176)
Address by the Rev. LESLIE D. WEATHERHEAD
Hymn, We thank Thee, Lord, for this fair earth (Cong. H. 662; S.P. 691)
Organist, Martin Fearn
Rev. Leslie D.
An appeal on behalf of THE TRAINING SHIP Stork by Dame SYBIL THORNDIKE , D.B.E., LL.D.
The training ship Stork has since March, 1913, been moored in the Thames above Hammersmith Bridge, and has ever since provided a home and training for boys for the Royal Navy and the Mercantile Marine. Since the War preference has been given to the sons of ex-Service men.
At present there are fifty boys in the ship and they are all the fatherless sons of ex-Service men and come from very poor homes. More than half of them are from the Distressed Areas, and their ages are between nine and seventeen. All money received is devoted to purposes directly benefiting the boys. There are no office or admininstrative expenses and there are no paid Dfficials other than the officers and instructors in the ship. Since 1913 over eight hundred have been trained in the ship.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to Dame Sybil Thorndike ,
D.B.E., LL.D., The Training Ship Stork, [address removed]
including Weather Forecast
Conducted by Colonel Fritz Brase
Leader, Harry Lipman
Conductor, Herbert Lodge
Enid Cruikshank (contralto) from the Winter Gardens, Margate
Shipping Forecast at 11.0