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: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

★ (Church of England) from the Studio
Order of Service
Hymn, Jesu, thy mercies are untold
(A. and M. 189)
Prayers
Psalm xcvi
Lesson, Colossians ii, 6-17 Collects
Hymn, Jesu, the very thought is sweet (A. and M. 177 ; S.P. 548)
Address by the Rev. LESLIE SIMMONDS
Prayers
Hymn, Love divine, all loves excelling
(A. and M. 520 ; S.P. 573)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Leslie Simmonds

: THE FALMOUTH ★ TOWN BAND

Conductor, T. G. Moore from Princess Gardens Pavilion,
Falmouth (Soloist, S. MORRIS>)

Contributors

Conductor: T. G. Moore

: 'DEATH OF A FRIEND'

* A short story written for broadcasting by J. Wood Palmer and read by the author

Contributors

Unknown: J. Wood Palmer

: Kenneth Sydney Baynes and his Orchestra

with Margaret Eaves
(All the above items arranged by Kenneth Sydney Baynes) â˜

Contributors

Unknown: Margaret Eaves
Arranged By: Kenneth Sydney Baynes

: POPULAR POLISH MUSIC ★ FROM WARSAW

The Orchestra and Choir of Polskie Radio
Conducted by Georges Fitelberg
Janina Szczyglowna (soprano)
Maurycy Janowski (tenor)

Contributors

Conducted By: Georges Fitelberg
Soprano: Janina Szczyglowna
Tenor: Maurycy Janowski

: 'THE PHILOSOPHER ★ AND THE LADY'

A song-cycle by Easthope Martin sung by The Dolce Singers:
Megan Thomas (soprano)
Doris Cowen (contralto)
Henry Wendon (tenor)
Foster Richardson (bass)

Contributors

Unknown: Easthope Martin
Soprano: Megan Thomas
Contralto: Doris Cowen
Tenor: Henry Wendon
Bass: Foster Richardson

: IN OTHER GARDENS'

* Fred Stoker

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Stoker

: ERNEST LEGGETT AND THE CONTINENTAL PLAYERS

Ernest Leggett and the Continental Players broadcast their first characteristic programme of Continental music in May, 1937, and have since been responsible for the introduction into this country of a great many Continental tunes that have subsequently become popular. Among the more notable of these are Marquina's ' Spanish Gypsy Dance ' and the popular tango song, ' Play to me, Gypsy'.
Leggett has been broadcasting since 1927, and has brought four combinations to the microphone, including the Continental Players. He studied the violin at the Royal College of Music, was for three years a member of the Queen's Hall Orchestra, and later played with Sir Thomas Beecham at Covent Garden for five years.
For some years Leggett acted as leader and sub-conductor at various theatres devoted to musical comedy, and in 1929 he was appointed musical director at the Streatham Hill Theatre. Leggett himself directs the Continental Players which consist of eleven instrumentalists.

Contributors

Unknown: Ernest Leggett
Unknown: Thomas Beecham

: JOYCE GRENFELL

★ presents a programme of gramophone records

: Memory Test

A new parlour game for listeners
Devised and presented by Neil Munro
Master of Ceremonies, F. H. Grisewood
Several distinguished visitors will be subjected to various tests of memory, such as memorising ten words given at the beginning of the programme and particular items in a small playlet
(A recording will be broadcast on Friday: National, 3.0)

Contributors

Presented By: Neil Munro
Unknown: F. H. Grisewood

: MISSIONARY TALK

' Where Seamen meet in Palestine'
A. R. Messam of the British Sailors' Society, Haifa,
Palestine

Contributors

Unknown: A. R. Messam

: SCHUBERT

Quartet in D minor, Op. posth.
1 Allegro. 2 Andante con moto (Variations on Death and the Maiden). 3 Scherzo: Allegro molto. 4 Presto played by The Kutcher String Quartet:
Samuel Kutcher (violin)
Max Salpeter (violin)
Raymond Jeremy (viola)
Douglas Cameron (violoncello)
Schubert more than once made use of the same melody in more than one work. This quartet is a case in point ; it takes its name from the slow movement, which is a very beautiful set of variations on his song 'Death and the Maiden '. Alike to chamber-music enthusiasts and to the plain man to whom simple melody appeals, this is among the finest of all Schubert's works, rich in all the qualities that endear him to everybody.

Contributors

Violin: Samuel Kutcher
Violin: Max Salpeter
Viola: Raymond Jeremy
Viola: Douglas Cameron

: Sidney Crooke and his Light Quartet

(All arranged by Sidney Crooke)

Contributors

Musicians: Sidney Crooke and his Light Quartet
Arranger: Sidney Crooke

: THE BAND OF H.M. ROYAL HORSE GUARDS ('The Blues')

(by permission of Lieui.-Col. The Lord
Forester')
Conducted by Lieutenant J. A. Thornburrow , Director of Music,
Royal Horse Guards
7.50 Interval

Contributors

Conducted By: Lieutenant J. A. Thornburrow

: ST. MARTIN-IN-THE ★ FIELDS

The Bells
8.0 Order of Service
Hymn, My God, how wonderful thou art (S.P. 581 ; A. and M. 169)
Confession and Thanksgivings Psalm xxiv
Lesson, St. Luke ix, 51-56 Jubilate » Collects
Hymn, 0 God of Bethel (S.P. 596 ;
A. and M. 512)
Address by the Rev. PAT MCCORMICK ,
D.S.O.
Prayers
Hymn, My God, my father, make me strong (S.P. 583)
Blessing
Organist, S. Drummond Wolff

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Pat McCormick
Organist: S. Drummond Wolff

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

An appeal on behalf of THE SUNSHINE HOME FOR CONVALESCENT CHILDREN, BOGNOR by Mrs. ARTHY
The Sunshine Home for Convalescent Children was opened at Bognor in 1910. Since then it has been instrumental in establishing the health of many hundreds of children, who, debilitated through illness and poor home conditions, come to the bracing air of Bognor, and find at the Sunshine Home the care, good food, and rest so necessary for their restoration to health.
The Sunshine Home accommodates only ten children at one time. This ensures a real home atmosphere and the individual attention that is so important a part of convalescence. The length of stay varies with the requirements of each child, and is never less than one month.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to The Treasurer, [address removed].

: THE SECOND NEWS

including Weather Forecast and Forecast for Shipping

: MEN AGAINST THE SEA

The story of the enclosure and reclamation of the Zuider Zee by the people of Holland
Written and produced by Robert Kemp
Two months ago producers Gilliam and Kemp visited Holland and made records of the work in connection with the reclamation of the Zuider Zee. Since this started 48,000 acres have been reclaimed and turned into fertile ' polders ', and this is only a tenth of the total in mind.
' Men against the Sea' tells the history of this struggle, dramatising the whole adventurous story. You will find an article by Robert Kemp on page 13.

Contributors

Written and Produced By: Robert Kemp

: BEETHOVEN

Sonata in A, Op. 47
(The Kreutzer)
1 Adagio sostenuto-Presto. 2 Andante con variazioni. 3 Finale: Presto played by Arthur Catterall (violin)
R. J. Forbes (pianoforte)
Beethoven's ' Kreutzer' Sonata is dedicated to Rudolph Kreutzer , the famous violinist. Although Beethoven in the dedication calls Kreutzer his ' friend', little or nothing is known of- the relationship between the two great musicians.
It was with the English mulatto
Bridgewater that Beethoven first played this sonata. Bridgewater claimed that it was originally dedicated to him, the truth of which statement remains a matter of considerable doubt.

Contributors

Violin: Arthur Catterall
Pianoforte: R. J. Forbes
Unknown: Rudolph Kreutzer

: EPILOGUE

In Time of Trouble
6—' The Cross'
There is a green hill far away (S.P.
131)
St. Luke xxiii, 33-47
When I survey the wondrous cross
(S.P. 133)
I Corinthians i, 23-24








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