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: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

(Church of Scotland) from St. Margaret's Chapel,
Edinburgh Castle
Order of Service
Call to Worship
Hymn, Christ is made the sure foundation (Rv. C.H. 207 ; A. and M. 396, Pt. 1) (Tune, Tantum ergo Sacramentum)
Prayer and Lord's Prayer
Paraphrase Ixi, Bless'd be the everlasting God (Tune, Bishopthorpe)
Lesson, I Peter ii, 7-17 Prayer
Metrical Psalm xlvi (vv. 1-5), God is our refuge and our strength (Tune, Stroudwater)
Address by the Rev. G. T. Thomson ,
D.D., Professor of Christian Dogmatics, University of Edinburgh
Hymn, Courage, brother! do not stumble (Rv. C.H. 529) (Tune, Norman)
Blessing
The praise will be led by a Quartet of the BBC Scottish Singers, and Pipe-Major Gordon will play outside the chapel, before and after the service

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. G. T. Thomson

: Weather Forecast

for Farmers and Shipping

: FRED HARTLEY AND HIS SEXTET

with Billy Scott-Coomber
(All the above items arranged by Fred Hartley )

Contributors

Unknown: Billy Scott-Coomber
Arranged By: Fred Hartley

: Baxendale's (Manchester) Works Band

Conductor, Fred Mortimer
(Northern)

Contributors

Conductor: Fred Mortimer

: 'UNUSUALLY YOURS'

John Rorke

Contributors

Unknown: John Rorke

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

London Philharmonic Orchestra. conducted by Efrem Kurtz : Sylvia Ballet (Delibes) - Prelude; Valse lente ; Pizzicati ; Cortège de Bacchus
Philadelphia Orchestra, conducted by Stokowski: Solitude (Tchaikovsky, arr. Stokouski)
.Pau Casals (violoncello), and London Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Landon Ronald : Kol Nidrei (Bruch)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Walter Goehr : Intermezzo (Karelia Suite) (Sibelius). Dance of the Young Maidens (Prince Igor) (Borodin). Gopak (Mussorgsky, arr. Lyadov)

Contributors

Conducted By: Efrem Kurtz
Conducted By: Walter Goehr

: Students' Songs

The BBC Men's Chorus
Conducted by Trevor Harvey
Henry Cummings (baritone)
At the; pianoforte, Ernest Lush

Billy Boy (Page 7)
Come, lasses and lads (Page 16)
Dashing away with the smoothing iron (Page 21)
Drink to me only (Page 22)
Let the Eullgine run (Page 49)
O no, John (Page 69)
I have lost the doh of my clarinet (Page 39)
One more river (Page 67)
Some folks do (Page 81)
Widdecombe Fair (Page 97)
Polly Wolly Doodle (Page 76)

(All from the New Fellowship Song Book, arranged by Walford Davies)

Contributors

Singers: BBC Men's Chorus
Conductor: Trevor Harvey
Baritone: Henry Cummings
Pianist: Ernest Lush
Arranger: Walford Davies

: JULIUS KANTROVITCH AND HIS ORCHESTRA

(All arrangements by Julius Kantrovitch )

Contributors

Arrangements By: Julius Kantrovitch

: THE ALPHAS

Presented by Frank Stewart

Contributors

Presented By: Frank Stewart

: A BACH RECITAL

by Edward Isaacs (pianoforte)
French Suite No. 6, in E
1 Allemande. 2 Courante. 3 Sarabande. 4 Gavotte. 5 Polonaise. 6 Bourree. 7 Minuet. 8 Gigue
Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue
Edward Isaacs , who has been broadcasting for over twelve years, is a Manchester musician. His studies abroad brought him into close contact with a number of distinguished musicians, including Busoni, Godowsky, Nikisch, Backhaus, Joachim, and Cortot. About ten years ago long-threatened blindness completely overtook him, but it would seem that so tragic a handicap has affected his playing only by adding strength and beauty to his interpretations.

Contributors

Pianoforte: Edward Isaacs
Unknown: Edward Isaacs

: 'THE APOCALYPSE'

(An Introduction to the Book of the Revelation)
The Rev. Fr. C. C. Martindale,
S.J.

: BEETHOVEN

Trio in B flat, Op. 97 (The Archduke)
1 Allegro moderato. 2 Scherzo. Allegro. 3 Andante cantabile ma pero con moto. 4 Allegro moderato played by The Pougnet-Morrison-Pini Trio:
Jean Pougnet (violin)
Anthony Pini (violoncello)
Angus Morrison (pianoforte)
Beethoven's Piano Trio in B flat, Op. 97, was written in 1811 and dedicated to Archduke Rudolf of Austria. It is a melodious and beautifully balanced work in four movements. The first movement is in the usual sonata form, the second a fine scherzo, the third a set of four variations on a slow and expressive theme, and the fourth a high-spirited rondo in which the principal theme appears five times.

Contributors

Violin: Jean Pougnet
Violin: Anthony Pini
Pianoforte: Angus Morrison

: 'THE FORTNIGHT'S FILMS'

F. Buckley Hargreaves
The second guest artist to broadcast in this series has been broadcasting the ' London Log' on the North Regional wavelength for the last three years, and is now going strong in his fourth year of broadcasting. ' London Log' tells Northern listeners anything and everything of interest, both about Northerners in London and about London's doings. A Northerner himself, he was described by the Yorkshire Post as the ' first London correspondent for a BBC Region.'
He is also a well-known journalist and an inveterate filmgoer. He broadcast as the ' West End Cinemagoer ' in one of the discussions in the popular Cinema series early this year, and has given a number of talks to the Empire.

Contributors

Unknown: F. Buckley Hargreaves

: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

(Church of England) from the Concert Hall,
Broadcasting House
Oran Voluntary
8.0 0 dcr of Service
Hymn, Awake, our souls! away, our fears! (A. and M. 682 ; S.P. 451)
Confession and Absolution
Lord's Prayer, Versicles, and Responses
Psalms xxvii and xxix
First Lesson, I Samuel xx, vv. 12-17 Magnificat (Hubert Parry in D)
Second Lesson, Matthew vi, w. 1-6 and 16-21 Nunc Dimittis (Hubert Parry in D) Creed, Versicles, and Collects
Anthem, Why rage fiercely the heathen (Mendelssohn)
Prayers
Hymn, Abide with me (A. and M.
27 ; S.P. 437)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Hubert Parry
Unknown: Hubert Parry

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

An appeal on behalf of THE SHAFTESBURY HOMES AND
ARETHUSA TRAINING SHIP by Admiral of the Fleet the EARL
OF CORK AND ORRERY, G.C.B.,
G.C.V.O.
The Arethusa Training Ship-one branch of the Shaftesbury Homes-was the outcome of a famous supper given to 200 homeless boys of London by the 7th Earl of Shaftesbury on St. Valentine's Day, 1866. At that supper, held in the Society's refuge in Great Queen Street, Lord Shaftesbury asked how many boys would like a sea life, if a ship could be obtained. A forest of hands went up. In December of that year the first 50 boys stepped on board the Chichester.
Eight years later, a larger ship was needed, and the Arethusa, the last ship to go into action solely under sail, was lent by the Admiralty, the Baroness Burdett - Coutts giving E5,000 towards fitting her out as a training ship. From August 3, 1874, until July, 1933, when from sheer old age she was condemned by the Admiralty, thousands of boys were trained in her. In that same month and year her successor was inaugurated, and today 240 boys are having their chance aboard her.
Admiral of the Fleet the Earl of Cork and Orrery is chairman of the ship's committee.
The Society is also responsible for four country homes for boys, a country home for girls, and a hostel in London for boys working away from home and those receiving instruction in various trades. Since 1843 no fewer than 34,169 children have had the benefit of the Society' care and training.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed].

: THE NEWS i

ncluding. Weather Forecast

: CLAUDE DAMPIER

with George Benson and Ivan Samson supported by Stephen Jack and Jack Train in Jerome K. Jerome 's
'THREE MEN IN A BOAT'
(To Say Nothing cf the Dog)
Adapted for broadcasting and produced by John Pudney
(George Benson appears by permission oj Herbert Farjeon , and Ivan Samson by permission of Ivor Slovello )
' The chief beauty of this book lies not so much in its literary style, or in the extent and usefulness of the information it conveys, as in its simple truthfulness. Its pages form the record of events that really happened. All that has been done is to colour them ; and, for this, no extra charge has been made. George and Harris and Montmorency are not poetic ideals, but things of flesh and blood specially George, who weighs about twelve stone ....'
(Extract from author's preface)
See John Pudney 's article on page 6

Contributors

Unknown: George Benson
Unknown: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Stephen Jack
Unknown: Jack Train
Unknown: Jerome K. Jerome
Produced By: John Pudney
Produced By: George Benson
Unknown: Herbert Farjeon
Unknown: Ivan Samson
Unknown: Ivor Slovello
Unknown: John Pudney

: THE BBC MILITARY BAND

Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell
Roderick Lloyd (bass)
Roderick Lloyd , trained at the Royal College of Music, was born of Welsh parentage at Glyn Neath, Glamorgan. After successes in local Eisteddfodau he won the prize for the bass solo at the National Eisteddfod at Bangor in 1931. This was his first and only attempt at the ' National In 1934 at the National Eisteddfod held at Neath he appeared as soloist at the opening concert with Conchita Supervia. During the past few seasons he has scored many successes with the Vic-Wells Opera Company in London.

Contributors

Conductor: P. S. G. O'Donnell
Bass: Roderick Lloyd
Unknown: Roderick Lloyd

: EPILOGUE

(For details, see page 48) Shipping Forecast 11.0








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