(Roman Catholic) from the studio
Order of Service
Morning Prayers from Prime
Hymn, Jesu, the very thought of Thee (W.H. 19 ; A. and M. 178)
Reading from Matthew xxii, 35-39 ;
John xv, 9-13
Address by the Rev. Father E. D.
Prayers of Cardinal Newman
Hymn, Jesu, Creator of the world!
Conductor, Ivan Huckerby
Rachmaninoff (pianoforte): Impromptu in A flat, Op. 90, No. 4 (Schubert). Sarabande (from Partita in D) (Bach)
Natan Milstein (violin): Chaconne
(Molto moderate) (Vitali, arr. Charlier)
Horowitz (pianoforte): Arabeske,
Op. 18 (Schumann)
The Amateur Gardener's Troubles
C. H. Middleton and F. H. Grisewood
Listeners are always interested to hear about Grisewood's problems in that garden of his which he has made out of a meadow, not only because, like C. H. Middleton , he is a first-rate broadcaster, but because his difficulties are those of a hundred and one amateur gardeners up and down the country. Between broadcast and broadcast, Grisewood makes a note of his set-backs and perplexities, and then, putting them to Middleton, gets them answered at the microphone. Thus listeners in similar predicaments get some of their problems solved.
Led by Laurance Turner
Conducted by Joseph Lewis
Thea Phillips (soprano)
Conductor, A. Hobrow (Soloist, J. JENKINS> )
2-The Gospel in the World
The Rev. Prebendary W. Wilson
Cash, D.S.O., O.B.E., D.D.,
General Secretary of the Church
This is the second talk in a series on the aims of the Conference to be held at Tambaram, fifteen miles from the city of Madras, from December 10 to December 30 this year. This afternoon Prebendary Wilson Cash will survey the work of the evangelisation which is being undertaken. Next Sunday the Rev. William Paton , Secretary of the International Missionary Council, will discuss the Church and State in the East.
Rev. Prebendary W.
1, ' The Laughter of the Kingdom*
The Rev. J. McCulloch
What is the place of humour in the Christian life? Is it an unimportant extra ; something either to be ashamed of or to rejoice in, when (if ever) it comes our way ? Or should we look for it and welcome it everywhere, in the lives of saints and sinners, in the sayings of Christ, and in the commonplace careers of men ? In three talks, the first of which is to be given today, the Rev. J. McCulloch will suggest and illustrate the answers that the Christian faith and life offer to these questions.
The Kolisch String Quartet:
Rudolph Kolisch (violin)
Felix Khuner (violin)
Eugene Lehner (viola)
Benar Heifitz (violoncello)
The Life of a Congregational Minister of Ninety Years Ago
2, Mature Years
Selected from the diary of David Everard Ford
Presented by his grandson,
Further extracts are to be read this evening from the diary of David Everard Ford , Congregational minister, composer, and hymn writer, in this series that is planned to show the sort of life led by professional men a generation or two ago. Reference was made in our programme note the Sunday before last to Ford's diary not having been published. We now learn that this was not correct. A large part of it was printed in the Congregational Quarterly for April, 1932, and in the ' Transactions of the Congregational Historical Society '.
New Series, No. 4
A musical sequence arranged by Stanford Robinson and Gwen Williams
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
The BBC Men's Chorus
Conducted by Stanford Robinson
from St. Martin-in-the-Fields
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Hymn, Children of the Heavenly
King (A. and M. 547 ; S.P. 463)
Confession and Thanksgiving Psalm cxxi
Scripture Readings from the New
Hymn, Through the night of doubt and sorrow (A. and M. 274 ; S.P. 678, omit w. 3 and 4) Address, The Life Everlasting, by the Rev. J. S. WHALE , President of Cheshunt College, Cambridge
Hymn, Jerusalem the golden (A. and M. 228 ; S.P. 198, w. 1-3)
Organist, Arnold Goldsbrough
Rev. J. S.
An appeal on behalf of THE ROYAL VICTORIA HOSPITAL, DOVER, by The Most Hon. THE MARQUIS OF WILLINGDON, G.C.S.I., G.C.M.G., G.C.I.E. The Royal Victoria Hospital, Dover, was founded as the ' Dover Dispensary ' in 1828. Various additions have been made to the present buildings, and in 1934 extensions to the wards were opened, affording fifty per cent. extra bed accommodation for the growing requirements of the district, considerably increased of late years by the mining population. Although the cost of the extensions was raised locally, it is beyond the power of the inhabitants to raise the extra maintenance funds. In addition there is an urgent need for improved an extended accommodation for the nursing staff and for alterations in order to modernise and re-equip the kitchen department.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be, addressed to The Most Hon. the Marquis of Willingdon, G.C.S.I., G.C.M.G., G.C.I.E., [address removed]
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(New Series, 4)
An Anthology of Sacred Music
Under the direction of Sir Walford Davies
The BBC Singers
Throughout this series church choirs have always been borne in mind. The great variety (both in size and skill) of voluntary choirs does not alter the fact that all have the same ideals and the same practical difficulties.
An urgent appeal was recently received from a country choir that these recitals should include something to show ' how it is done '. An invitation was therefore issued to any keen choirs near enough at hand to come and help in an experimental demonstration at Broadcasting House.
Tonight's programme will thus differ in one respect from its predecessors, for five of the many choirs who volunteered will meet to take an unrehearsed part in the broadcast. Their co-operation makes it possible to give listening choirs increasing help, while there should be no lessening of interest to the ordinary listener.
Henri Temianka (violin)
Georg Szell (pianoforte)
(For details, see page 42)
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