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: JAN BERENSKA AND HIS ORCHESTRA

from the Pump Room, Leamington Spa
It has been generally held that ' Finlandia ', one of the two most popular of the shorter works of Sibelius, is based upon the folk melodies of Finland and that it actually contains examples of these melodies. That is hot so, as Cecil Gray is at, pains to emphasise in his study of Sibelius. In point of fact, he has not made use of a single folk song in any of his compositions. On the other hand, it is clearly apparent that he has always been immensely influenced by his environment. This work is one of seven numbers written to accompany a series of tableaux illustrating episodes taken from Finnish mythology. ' Finlandia ' appears to have been the only one of the seven that has survived. It dates from 1899.

Contributors

Unknown: Cecil Gray

: A CONGREGATIONALIST SERVICE

from Carr's Lane Church, Birmingham
Order of Service
Hymn, I heard the Voice of Jesus say
(Cong. H. 351 ; A. and M. 257)
Prayer and Lord's Prayer Scripture Reading
Hymn, The Head that once was crown'd with thorns (Cong. H. 142; A. and M. 301)
Prayer
Anthem, Blessed are they that mourn
(Christopher)
Address by the Rev. N. A. TURNER
SMITH, B.Litt. (of Park Church, Crouch End)
Hymn, The day is past and over (Cong.
H. 605 ; A. and M. 21)
Blessing
Choirmaster, CYRIL S. CHRISTOPHER
Organist, JAMES C. PARSONS
Carr's Lane is one of the most famous Congregational churches in the country. Its ministers have included Dr. Dale, Dr. Angell James, Dr. J. H. Jowett, and Dr. Sidney Berry ; and the present Minister is the Rev. J. Leyton Richards.

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. N. A. Turner
Choirmaster: Cyril S. Christopher
Organist: James C. Parsons
Unknown: Rev. J. Leyton Richards.

: THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

An appeal on behalf of THE GLASGOW ROYAL INFIRMARY by the Rt. Hon. Sir ROBERT HORNE ,
G.B.E., LL.D., K.C.
(From National)
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Robert Horne

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