(Church of England) from the Studio
Hymn, Alleluya! Hearts to heaven and voices raise (E.H. 127 ; A. and M. 137)
Thanksgiving Psalm cxlv
Lesson, Acts ii, 22 to end Prayers and Lord's Prayer
Hymn, Work is sweet (E.H. 516)
Address by the Rev. S. G. BRADEBIRKS
, D.Sc., Vicar of Godmersham, Canterbury
Hymn, Thy hand, 0 God, has guided (E.H. 545 ; A. and M. 604, omitting vv. 2 and 4) Prayer
Rev. S. G.
Time Signal, Greenzoich, at 10.30
Conductor, P. S. G. O'Donnell
P. S. G.
George Nash wants to know'
James Denny explains assisted by The BBC Northern Ireland Orchestra
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, Walton O'Donnell
with Tessa Deane
(by permission of James Shirvell )
Philip Martell became a fully-fledged orchestral player at the age of fourteen, when he played the violin in the Hackney Pavilion orchestra. Two years later he got his first job as a band leader. During this time he was studying at the Guildhall School of Music, to which he won a scholarship at the age of eleven. Martell played for the Gaumont-British circuit for some three years, and in 1936 formed the Forum
He started broadcasting with the Forum Band in April, 1937. After touring the provincial theatres of Associated British Cinemas, he spent three months with Gaumont-British in London, subsequently joining the London Hippodrome as conductor of its orchestra. He is at present conducting for Black and Blue.
A gramophone record programme presented by Doris Arnold
'Pests and Diseases'
C. H. Middleton
It is at the present time of year that the gardener must be at his most wary if he is to obtain later in the summer the results that he has planned. It is now that insect pests of every kind, fungi, mildew, and other plant diseases, strike at and seek to establish themselves on the new growth.
This afternoon, C. H. Middleton will tell you what steps to take in order to ensure midsummer glory in your garden.
Favourite pieces from the repertoire of The BBC Orchestra
Led by Laurance Turner
Conductor, Sir Adrian Boult
at the BBC Theatre Organ
, at 4.0
3-' The Faith of the Workers '
The Rev. Donald o. Soper, Ph.D.
Conductor, W. C. Crozier
3-' Anthony Trollope '
The Rev. Canon Harold Anson ,
Master of the Temple
Rev. Canon Harold
A serial play to be broadcast in nine weekly instalments with Robert Douglas and Milton Rosmer
Adapted by Jack Inglis from the novel by Anthony Hope
Music composed by Robert ChigneU and Leslie Woodgate and recorded by the BBC Orchestra, Section C, conducted by Leslie Woodgate
Episode Five-' A Chance for a Villain'
Cast in order of speaking
(by permission of O'Bryen,
Linnit, and Dunfee)
(by permission of O'Bryen,
Linnit, and Dunfee)
(by permission of George Black)
Production by Leslie Stokes
Rudolf Rassendyll , a young English-man visiting Ruritania for the Coronation of King Rudolf V, finds himself, owing to his extraordinary resemblance to the King, mixed up in an extravagant intrigue. Rassendyll impersonates King Rudolf at the Coronation, and afterwards the King is abducted by his half-brother, Duke Michael. There were then two ' kings ' in Ruritania, and in last week's instalment you heard how Rassendyll met Antoinette de Mauban at the summer house, and how he was surrounded there by Rupert Hentzau and others of Black Michael 's confederates who sought to come to terms with him.
Rassendyll learns that the King is a prisoner at Zenda and succeeds in battering his way from the summer house to safety. At a State ball he publicly indicates his love for the Princess Flavia.
Today's instalment carries Rudolf's extraordinary adventures one step farther.
Fritz von Tarlenheim:
Leader, Tate Gilder
An Octet from the BBC Theatre
Trained by Charles Groves
A light musical entertainment presented by Gordon McConnel and Gwen Williams
Conducted by Harold Lowe
by Isobel Baillie (soprano)
(Roman Catholic) from St. Dominic's Priory,
8.0 Order of Service
English-Prayers and Trisagion
Address by the Very Rev. VINCENT McNABB , O.P.
Hymn, Hark! hark, my soul, angelic songs are swelling (W.H. 250; A. and M. 223)
0 Salutaris (Lyons melody)
Motet, Jubilate Deo (di Lasso)
Tantum Ergo (Plainsong and Vittoria)
Hymn, My God, how wonderful thou art (W.H. 212 ; A. and M. 169)
Organist and choirmaster,
Gerald C. Smith
Very Rev. Vincent
An appeal on behalf of THE NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR
MENTAL HYGIENE by John HILTON
The National Council for Mental Hygiene was founded in 1922 with the object of improving the mental health and welfare of the community. Much domestic unhappiness and social inefficiency, often referred to as ' just nerves', is caused by mental ill-health, and could be prevented.
The National Council for Mental Hygiene is out to help. the many men, women, and children who are living unhappy and unsatisfactory lives, by making a drive for early preventive treatment for mental and nervous disorders of every kind. It continually stresses the vital importance of mental health by means of conferences, lectures, and literature. In responding to this appeal listeners can feel that they are helping to build up something which is more enduring than armaments-a nation of well-balanced minds.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to John Hilton , Esq., [address removed]
including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping
Time Signal, Greenwich, at 9.0
Conductor, Erno Dohnanyi
Bela Bartok (pianoforte) from Budapest
Hungary can boast of at least four great composers-Liszt, Dohnanyi, Kodaly, and Bartok. The names of the last two composers are usually linked together, not, however, because their styles necessarily resemble each other-each has a distinctive individuality-but because they are contemporaries and have joined forces in the collection and revival of Hungarian or Magyar folk song.
While Bartok's music is all strongly nationalistic in colour and idiom, particularly from a rhythmic point of view, it shows the stamp of a powerful and original musical mind, which, if sometimes challenging in its love of crude rhythms and dissonant harmony, commands respect and arouses intense interest.
On this occasion listeners will hear
Bartok himself as soloist in one of his earlier major compositions, the Rhapsody for piano and orchestra. The programme begins with the brilliant and gay suite in F sharp minor of Dohnanyi, who represents the romantic school of Hungarian music. Kodály's ' Dances of Galanta ', the final item, are drawn from his native folk-tunes.
The BBC Men's Chorus
Conductor, Leslie Woodgate
Arnold Matters (baritone)
At the pianoforte, Ernest Lush
Gaudeamus igitur arr. Leslie Woodgate
Boney was a warrior (No. 9)
Bound for the Rio Grande (No. 11) Cock Robin (No. 15)
Eileen Aroon (No. 24)
Ould John Braddlum (No. 65) Cockles and Mussels (No. 14) The Orderlies' Song (No. 71) Widdecombe Fair (No. 97) Goodnight Song (No. 32)
The numbers refer to the New Fellowship Song Book, arranged by Walford Davies
THE LORD OF LIFE-4
Psalm Ivii John xxi, 15-24
Light's abode, celestial Salem (A. and M. 232, 1, 4, 5, 6)
I Thessalonians iv, 13 and 14