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: THE DAILY SERVICE

from page 13 of ' New Every Morning '

: Desert Island Castaway

Captain A. E. Dingle

Contributors

Speaker: Captain A. E. Dingle

: THE HARP QUINTET:

Harry Dyson (flute)
Eric Roberts (violin)
Gethyn Wvkeham-George
(violoncello)
Herbert New (clarinet)
Tina Bonifacio (harp)

Contributors

Flute: Harry Dyson
Violin: Eric Roberts
Violin: Gethyn Wvkeham-George
Clarinet: Herbert New
Harp: Tina Bonifacio

: A RECITAL

The Blech String Quartet:
Harry Blech (violin)
Edward Silverman (violin)
Douglas Thomson (viola)
William Pleeth (violoncello)

Contributors

Violin: Harry Blech
Violin: Edward Silverman
Viola: Douglas Thomson
Viola: William Pleeth

: A Programme of GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

London String Orchestra, conducted by Walter Goehr : Holberg Suite, Op. 40 (Grieg)—Prelude ; Sarabande; Gavotte; Air; Rigaudon
The Boyd Neel String Orchestra, conducted by Boyd Neel : Cow-keeper's Tune and Country Dance (Grieg)
London Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham , Bart.: Festivo (Tempo di bolero) (No. 3 of ' Scenes historiques') Op. 25 (Sibelius)

Contributors

Unknown: Walter Goehr
Unknown: Boyd Neel
Conducted By: Boyd Neel
Conducted By: Sir Thomas Beecham

: PERCY WATERHOUSE

with his clarinet and saxophone and James Moody at the piano
(From Northern Ireland)

Contributors

Unknown: James Moody

: GRAMOPHONE RECORDS

Lisa Perli (soprano)
Orpheus with his Lute (Sullivan).
Solveig's Song (Peer Gynt) (Grieg). Should he upbraid? (Bishop)

Contributors

Soprano: Lisa Perli

: THE BBC WELSH ORCHESTRA

Leader, Frank Thomas
Conductor, Idris Lewis
Dolan Evans (mezzo-soprano)

Contributors

Leader: Frank Thomas
Conductor: Idris Lewis
Mezzo-Soprano: Dolan Evans

: SPELLING BEE

Secretaries versus Employers
A return match with new teams

: Serial Reading 'UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE'

by Thomas Hardy , read by V. C.
Clinton-Baddeley
2—'The Assembled Quire '
(West of England)

Contributors

Unknown: Thomas Hardy

: THE BOURNEMOUTH MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA

Leader, Harold Fairhurst
Conductor, Richard Austin
Solo violin, Harold Fairhurst from the Pavilion, Bournemouth

Contributors

Leader: Harold Fairhurst

: TEA-TIME TALK

' Making the Most of Your Looks '
A Budget for 1939 by Mary Embrey

Contributors

Unknown: Mary Embrey

: THE FIRST NEWS

including Weather Forecast

: FARMING TODAY

' Dairy Farming in East Anglia'
Dennis Brown and F. Rayns

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis Brown
Unknown: F. Rayns

: HAYDN—3

Excerpts from the Oratorio
'The Seven Words of our
Redeemer on the Cross'
Introduction
Choral, Father, forgive them Chorus, Lamb of God Choral, Eli,
Eli Chorus , 0 my God, look upon me Intermezzo
Chorus, I thirst
Choral, It is finished
Choral, Father, into thy hands
Chorus, Into thy hands, 0 Lord The Earthquake
The BBC Chorus (Section B), the BBC Orchestra (Section E) (led by Thomas Peatfield ), conducted by Leslie Woodgate
The history of Haydn's Seven Words of our Redeemer on the Cross, written in 1785, was told by the composer himself in the preface of the 1801 edition: 'About fifteen years ago I was requested by a canon of Cadiz to compose instrumental music on the Seven Words of Jesus on the Cross. It was the custom of the Cathedral of Cadiz to produce an oratorio every year during Lent .... After a short service the bishop ascended the pulpit, pronounced one of the Seven Words (or sentences) and delivered a discourse thereon. This ended, he left the pulpit and knelt prostrate-, before the altar. The pause was filled by the music. The bishop then in like manner pronounced the second word, then the third, and so on, the orchestra falling in at the conclusion of each discourse. My composition was to be subject to these conditions, and it was no easy matter to compose seVen adagios to last ten minutes each, and follow one after the other without fatiguing the listeners.'
Some years later Haydn heard a choral arrangement of his string adagios, made by Joseph von Friebert, Kapellmeister at Passau. ' I think I could have done better', he remarked. He did so, with the result listeners will hear this evening, though his own choral version is actually based to some extent on Friebert's.

Contributors

Unknown: Eli Chorus
Unknown: Thomas Peatfield
Conducted By: Leslie Woodgate

: W. H. Berry in 'ALL HANDS ASHORE'

or ' The Skipper of the Scallywag '
A Comic Semi-Nautical Operetta by Ashley Steme and A. A. Thomson
Lyrics by A. A. Thomson
Music by Ashley Steme
Characters, in order of speaking
1939 The Ancient Mariner and a chorus of villagers, sailors, and Island maidens with the BBC Revue Chorus and Augmented Variety Orchestra, conducted by Percival Mackey
The scene is the bar-parlour of The Poop and Porthole, alternating between the years 1939 and 1789, with sundry interludes at sea and on Crocus Island in the South Pacific
Production by Archie Campbell
' All Hands Ashore' will be broadcast again on Saturday (Regional,
4.0)

Contributors

Unknown: Ashley Steme
Unknown: A. A. Thomson
Unknown: A. A. Thomson
Unknown: Percival MacKey
Production By: Archie Campbell
Mabel, barmaid at The Poop and Porthole: Effie Atherton
Tony two: Charles Mason
Jill tourists: Mollie Maureen
Bill Bludgeon, a retired pirate: W. H. Berry
Lieutenant Alan Fairford, R N: Patrick Waddington
Timothy, his cousin: Cyril Fletcher
Martha, serving-maid at The Poop and- Porthole: Annie Other
Mairuna, Princess of Crocus Island: Wynne Ajello
Lula, an Island maiden: Mollie Maureen
Hell-cat Harriet, dictatrix of Crocus Island: Mary O'Farrell
Ben Parbuckle: Franklyn Bellamy

: The Pacific: 1: Introductory

Sir Frederick Whyte, K.C.S.I.
The speaker in this introductory talk of a new series is one of the greatest living authorities on Far Eastern questions. He was political adviser to the National Government of China from 1929 to 1932, and is the author of a number of works dealing with the Far East in relation to the West. Sir Frederick Whyte is also a broadcaster of considerable experience.
In forthcoming talks strategic and cultural problems of the countries that border the largest ocean in the world will be dealt with by a selected group of authoritative speakers. As events show, the problems of the Pacific are among the largest and most urgent that face the world today.

Contributors

Speaker: Sir Frederick Whyte

: THE THIRD NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: Music for Dancing

with Victor Silvester and his Ballroom Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Victor Silvester

: A SHORT MID-WEEK SERVICE

Conducted by the Rev. W. H. Elliott
Organist, Reginald Goss-Custard from St. Michael's, Chester Square

Contributors

Organist: Rev. W. H. Elliott
Organist: Reginald Goss-Custard
Unknown: Chester Square

: 'MAINLY ABOUT MANHATTAN'

Alistair Cooke
(From America)

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: CABARET DISQUES

Gramophone records
Presented by Robin Duff

Contributors

Presented By: Robin Duff

: BILLY BISSETT AND HIS CANADIANS

with Alice Mann
The Canadian Capers
Sue and her Boy Friends from the Cafe de Paris

Contributors

Unknown: Alice Mann

: DANCE MUSIC

on gramophone records








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