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Led by Harold Jones
Conducted by ALFRED BARKER
Dvorak wrote his Symphonic Variations in 1878, and the work was heard for the first time in London in 1887, when Richter conducted it with great success at one of his concerts.
The twenty-seven variations of the theme, which consists of two alternating strains, are full of contrast and expressiveness and show the application of great musical imagination. Sir Donald Tovey has well said that why this work ' is not better known passes the comprehension of anyone who can recognise good music '.


Unknown: Harold Jones
Conducted By: Alfred Barker
Unknown: Sir Donald Tovey

: 'The Ringing Isle'

The Bells and Chimes of Worsley Parish Church after their recasting and remodelling
When Handel came to England in the early eighteenth century, he found the practice of) bell-ringing so popular that he called the country the ' Ringing Isle ', and he has been credited with the statement that the bell is our national heritage. Today there are in the country at least 80,000 bells. mostly hung for change-ringing in peals of five, six, eight, ten, or twelve bells.

: ' Northern Portrait Gallery '—3

'The Wonderful Walker'
Presented by OWEN REED


Presented By: Owen Reed




Conductor: J. W. Rossington


From the Studio
Order of Service
Hymn, Hark the glad sound (S.P. 62 ;
A. and M. 53)
Scripture Reading Prayers
Hymn, Turn back, 0 man (S.P. 329)
Address by the Rev. LAWRENCE REDFERN
Hymn, He who would valiant be (S.P.
515; E.H. 402)
Music by an unaccompanied double quartet
Under the direction of ARTHUR WILKES


Unknown: Rev. Lawrence Redfern
Unknown: Arthur Wilkes


An Appeal on behalf of ST. GEORGE'S CRYPT, LEEDS, by the Rev. P. DONALD ROBINS
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed].


Unknown: Rev. P. Donald Robins
Unknown: Rev. P. Donald Robins


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