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: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

(Roman Catholic) from the Studio
Order of Service
Morning Prayers from Prime
Hymn, Mv God, how wonderful thou art (W.H. 212 ; A. and M. 169 ; Tune, Westminster)
Reading from Matthew xiii, 44-46
Address by the Rev. Father E. D. PONTIFEX , O.S.B.
Prayers of Cardinal Newman
Hymn, Praise to the holiest in the height (W.H. 56 ; A. and M. 172 ; Tune, Richmond)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Father E. D. Pontifex

: THE BBC MILITARY BAND

Conducted by William J. Matthews
Tom Kinniburgh (bass)

Contributors

Conducted By: William J. Matthews
Bass: Tom Kinniburgh

: THE AVALON QUARTET :

@ Marjorie Avis (soprano)
Gladys Jones (contralto)
Tom Purvis (tenor)
Glyn Eastman (bass)
' FLORA'S HOLIDAY'
A Cycle of Old English Melodies by H. Lane Wilson
Quartet, Come, all ye lads and lasses Soprano, Love's Greeting
Tenor, Tell me, charming creature Quartet, Gentle Dawn
Quartet, The Country Dance Contralto, Maidens, beware ye Baritone, Sound Argument Catch, The Pedlar
Quartet, The Commotion of Love

Contributors

Soprano: Marjorie Avis
Contralto: Gladys Jones
Tenor: Tom Purvis
Unknown: H. Lane Wilson

: ORCHESTRAL HOUR

Favourite pieces from the repertoire of The BBC Northern Ireland
Orchestra
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, B. Walton O'Donnell
(Northern Ireland)

Contributors

Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: B. Walton O'Donnell

: FRANK BIFFO'S BRASS QUINTET

(Other arrangements by Jack Beaver and Guy Fletcher )

Contributors

Arrangements By: Jack Beaver
Arrangements By: Guy Fletcher

: 'DOWN SOUTH'

A programme of Southern melodies on gramophone records

: TWO PIANOS IN HARMONY

Clive Richardson and Rene Pougnet

Contributors

Unknown: Clive Richardson
Unknown: Rene Pougnet

: IS THE CHURCH WORTH WHILE ? '-2

The Rev. R. A. Edwards
This is the second of three talks in which the new editor of the St. Martin's Reiieic-who is also the author of two popular books on religious subjects, ' Jack, Jill, and God ', and ' World Adrift '-deals with the problems arising out of his challenging question title. As he put it last Sunday: Is the Church an antiquated mistake ? Or is it the hope of the world ? '

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. R. A. Edwards

: DVORAK

String Quartet in G, Op. 106
1 Allegro moderato. 2 Adagio ma non troppo. 3 Molto vivace.
4 Finale : Andante sostenuto - Allegro con fuoco played by The Brosa String Quartet:
Antonio Brosa (violin)
Norman Chappie (violin)
Leonard Rubens (viola)
Livio Mannucci (violoncello)

Contributors

Violin: Antonio Brosa
Violin: Norman Chappie
Viola: Leonard Rubens
Viola: Livio Mannucci

: ' THE FORTNIGHT'S FILMS'

Hugh Gray

Contributors

Unknown: Hugh Gray

: A VIOLONCELLO RECITAL

by Emanuel Feuermann
Francoeur Francois Francoeur (1698-1787), the eminent Parisian violinist, was a member of the King's private band, composer to His Majesty, and ' Superintendent of the King's "Music ', as well as manager of the Opera. His chief works were operas which he wrote in collaboration with another musician named Rebel, with whom he also held conjointly various important musical posts. Francoeur also wrote two sets of sonatas, from which comes the one to be heard this afternoon.
Stravinsky's Italian Suite
Both the Italian Suite for cello and piano and the one for violin and piano are derived from the music of Stravinsky's ballet Pulchinella. The basis of the music, of course, is various melodies of Pergolesi, the result being a kind of pastiche of Pergolesi and Stravinsky.
The Suite for 'cello was written in 1932, the 'cello part being edited by Piatigorsky in collaboration with the composer. Later the well-known violinist Samuel Dushkin turned this suite, with the exception of the aria, into a Suite for violin and piano and added, also in collaboration with the composer, a couple of new numbers.

Contributors

Unknown: Emanuel Feuermann
Unknown: Francoeur Francois Francoeur
Violinist: Samuel Dushkin

: THE BBC ORCHESTRA

(Section C) Led by Marie Wilson
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
Lortzing Except for a few private lessons, Gustav Lortzing, who was born in Berlin in 1801, was entirely self-taught. The son of an actor, he was brought up in the atmosphere of a touring theatre company. While still a youth he himself acted and sang on the stage. For ten years he was first tenor at the Leipzig State Theatre and in 1850 he was appointed conductor at Friedrich-Wilhelmstadt Theatre, which specialised in farces and vaudevilles. In the following year he died. He composed a number of comic operas, the best known being Tsar und Zimmermann. Another success was Der Wildschiitz (The Poacher), which was first performed in 1842. Old Dances
Peter Warlock had all the real antiquarian's delight in finding such buried treasures as the quaint old book on which the ' Capriol ' Suite is founded. It is an early work on dancing by a sixteenth-century priest who took the name of Arheau -so old that the very names of most of the dances have vanished from modern ken.

Contributors

Conductor: Marie Wilson
Conductor: Sir Adrian Boult

: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

(Church of England) from Highfield Church, Southampton
Organ Voluntary
8.0 Order of Service
Hymn, Praise my soul, the King of Heaven (A. and M. 298 ; S.P. 623)
Confession and Absolution Lord's Prayer and Versicles Psalm xv
Lesson, James ii, 14-24 Magnificat Creed
Prayers
Hymn, Come, gracious spirit (A. and M. 209)
Address by the Rev. A. S. REEVE Hymn, As now the sun's declining rays (A. and M. 13)
Blessing
Organist, G. R. L. Hume

Contributors

Unknown: S. Reeve
Organist: G. R. L. Hume

: The Week's Good Cause

THE ANGLO-INDIAN SCHOOLS APPEAL by The Rt. Hon. Viscount GOSCHEN, G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E., C.B.E.
The Anglo-Indians, formerly known as Eurasians, are mainly the descendants of permanent unions between Europeans and Indian women in the early days of our trade with India, when Englishwomen were not allowed to go East. They form today a community entirely English in culture and Christian in religion.
Owing to the recent political and economic changes. large numbers today are unemployed. The Church in India has to maintain 75 schools with 14,000 children for these people. There is no free state education for them, and, many parents being out of work and unable to pay school fees, the outlook for the children is pitiful.
The Anglo-Indian communitv is, and always has been, most loyal to its fatherland. But it must remain in India, its motherland, and its chief desire is that its children may be well educated to play a worthy part in that great country. Educated, they will be good citizens of India and upholders of British prestige. Uneducated, they will be a sad reproach to the good name of England in the East.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to The Rt. Hon. the Viscount Goschen. G.C.S.I., G.C. I.E., C.B.E.. Anglo-Indian Schools Fund, [address removed]

Contributors

Speaker: Rt. Hon. Viscount Goschen

: THE NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: Mendelssohn in England

A musical biography, with special reference to the composer's visits to the British Isles, written and spoken by Wilfrid Rooke Ley. Music selected by Mark H. Lubbock and Max Robertson
Isobel Baillie (soprano)
Gladys Ripley (contralto)
Harold Williams (baritone)
Jean PouRnet (violin)
John Wills (pianoforte)
The BBC Theatre Chorus
The BBC Theatre Orchestra
Leader, Tate Gilder
Conductor, Stanford Robinson

Mendelssohn came to England in 1829, on the first of many visits. Several works which will be heard in this programme are examples of his close connection with this country. They include the Scherzo in G minor from his Octet for strings, Op. 20, orchestrated by the composer and incorporated in his First Symphony which he conducted on his first appearance in England; the famous 'Spring Song', composed while on a visit to friends who resided at Denmark Hill; his 'Scottish' Symphony and 'Hebrides' Overture, which show how deeply the scenery of Britain had influenced him; and Elijah, commissioned for and performed at the Birmingham Musical Festival in 1846.

Contributors

Spoken By: Wilfrid Rooke Lev.
Unknown: Mark H. Lubbock
Unknown: Max Robertson
Soprano: Isobel Baillie
Contralto: Gladys Ripley
Baritone: Harold Williams
Pianoforte: John Wills
Leader: Tate Gilder
Conductor: Stanford Robinson

: ' THE WAR MEMORIAL '

A short story by L. A. G. Strong , read by the author

Contributors

Story By: L. A. G. Strong

: EPILOGUE

Shipping Forecast at 11.0








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