(Church of Scotland) from St. Mamock's Parish Church,
9.30 Order of Service
Psalm xciii, The Lord doth reign, and cloth'd is He (Tune, Glasgow)
Prayer and Lord's Prayer
Hymn,,O for a closer walk with God
(Tune, Stracathro) (Rv. C.H. 457; A. and M. 630)
Hymn, Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire (Rv. C.H. 182 ; A. and M. 157)
Address by the Rev. W. B. C. BUCHANAN
Psalm ciii, 1-4, 0 Thou my soul, bless God the Lord (Tune, St. Marnock)
Organist, J. Cecil Cumberland
Conducted by Philip Martell
Albert Cazabon , who nine years ago was well known in London as a violinist and theatre conductor, recently returned from Australia, where he conducted the City of Sydney Orchestra, gave violin recitals, and lectured at various important Australian musical centres. In these directions he has also done a great deal of work for the Australian Broadcasting Commission. Since Mr. Cazabon's return, he has formed the Cazabon Trio, which has every promise of being a very popular radio combination. The personnel consists of Albert Cazabon (violin), John Moore (cello), and Bernard Crooke (piano). The two last-mentioned artists are well known to listeners, both in light music and chamber music combinations.
by Arthur Calder-Marshall read by the author
Arthur Calder-Marshall is a young man whose work already has an important place in post-war fiction. Recently a collection of his short stories was published under the title of ' A Date with a Duchess', the successor to well-received books such as ' Two of a Kind ', About Levy ' At Sea ', and ' Dead Centre'. After leaving St. Paul's and Oxford he spent some time as a schoolmaster, but he soon found that writing was his métier.
In 'The Fate Line', which listeners are to hear this afternoon, Calder-Marshall tells what happened to Mrs. Mortimer—' a middle-aged woman, whose 'legs were so short she couldn't sit on a seat and touch the floor with them '-when three gypsies entered her train compartment.
A recital by The Fleet Street Choir
Conductor, T. B. Lawrence from Hereford Cathedral
Organist, Percy C. Hull
Hymn, For all the Saints Motet, 0 Vos Omnes Three Choral Hymns :
Blake's Cradle Song Antiphon
Two Herefordshire Carols :
The Angel Gabriel Joseph and Mary
Te Deum in G
See the article by Stanley Bayliss on page 16
W. A. Osborne , M.D.
In this extraordinarily interesting talk Dr. W. A. Osborne , Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Melbourne University, who is over here on holiday, will discuss the effects of disease on mankind, not only the wiping out of tens of thousands by epidemic, but the deteriorating effect by the advance of disease on leaders of men. He points out that. until the twentieth century casualties due . to weapons were trifling compared with those arising from disease, especially typhus. Typhoid also decimated armies, and in the South African War took heavy toll. He will speak of malaria, which led to the defeat of a British expedition in Holland in 1809, and of scurvy which was endemic in the Middle Ages, but disappeared with the 'introduction of the potato. Disease in Napoleon, he says, was partly responsible for Sedan, or had a modern eye-expert attended Samuel Pepys we should have had thirty years more of his delightful diary.
Dr. W. A.
of The Alexandra Palace National
The programme will include the test piece:
R. Ellis Roberts
Lauri Kennedy (violoncello)
Dorothy Kennedy (pianoforte)
If the cello has been neglected with regard to concertos, at least it has been rather better served in the way of sonatas, particularly by the nineteenth-century composers. Brahms's Sonata No. 2, in F, composed in 1887, is a magnificent piece of writing, terse and dramatic in expression and concentrated in thought, and the entire range of the cello is exploited with telling effect. The piano part is no less big in design and the music contains a fair number of expression marks that require careful interpretation.
Caroline A. Lejeune
Caroline A. Lejeune , film critic of The Observer, winds up the present series of talks on the cinema, and when the panel of listeners chosen to criticise the speakers have sent in their report, their task will be finished. Miss Lejeune, who has written books on films and has broadcast before, is one of the best-known of discerning film critics, and was one of the first to realise that films deserved intelligent criticism.
Conductor, Stanford Robinson
Ninon Vallin (soprano)
A. G. Street
A. G. Street , besides being a farmer, is a popular broadcaster and best-selling author-he has published two books of broadcast talks, ' Hedge Trimmings ' and ' Country Days and has written two well-known novels, 'Farmer's Glory' and 'Strawberry Roan '. About twenty years ago he went to America as a raw lad and worked as a hired man on a farm in Western Canada. This summer he visited Canada again, partly exploring, partly going over old ground. He went back to the farm that he had worked on as a youth, and listeners will be interested to hear about the changes he found -not, alas, for the better.
(Church of England) from Farnham Parish Church,
8.0 Order of Service
Hymn, Come, ye thankful people, come (A. and M. 382 ; S.P. 9)
Confession and Absolution Psalm cxlvii
Lesson from Ecclesiasticus xxxix Magnificat
Creed, Collects and General Thanksgiving
Hymn, When all Thy mercies, 0 my
God (A. and M. 517; S.P. 694)
Address by The Rev. Canon E. M. GIRLING
Hymn, To Thee, 0 Lord, our hearts we raise (A. and M. 384 ; S.P. 13)
Organist and Choirmaster,
G. C. Macklin
An appeal on behalf of THE ROYAL ALFRED AGED MERCHANT
SEAMEN'S INSTITUTION by Sir PHILIP DEVITT , Bart.,
This national charity maintains one home for the aged and one for the incurably infirm, accommodating respectively 103 and 42 ex-British Mercharft Navy masters, officers, and men. Regular monthly allowances are also given to more than 1,150 others, and some 350 widows of ex-Merchant Navy seafarers. The work extends to all parts of the United Kingdom, beneficiaries living in 400 widespread areas.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]
including Weather Forecast
A broadcast recollection of some of the music especially composed for Radio Drama and A discussion of its use between Val Gielgud; Director of Features and Drama, and Grace Wyndham Goldie (Radio Critic of The Listener)
Among the composers represented will be: Robert Chignell, Gerrard Williams, Victor Hely-Hutchinson, Leslie Woodgate
The plays from which passages will be recalled will include: 'Romeo and Juliet', 'Reconnaissance', 'Opium-Eater', 'The Man who Could Work Miracles', 'Poet, Take Thy Lute', 'The Turn of the Screw', 'Yes and Back Again '
The BBC Variety Orchestra (augmented) conducted by Charles Shadwell
Programme arranged by Maurice Brown and Felix Felton
(For details, see page 40)
Shipping Forecast at 11.0