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: A RELIGIOUS SERVICE

from St. James's Parish Church,
Belfast
Order of Service
Hymn, Approach, my soul, the mercy-seat (I.C.H. 540)
Confession, The Lord's Prayer and Versicles
Psalm xxxiv
Lesson
Magnificat, Chant
Creed and Collects
Anthem, Lead us, Heavenly Father
(Wadely)
Intercessions
Hymn, 0 God of Bethel, by whose hand (I.C.H. 496)
Address by the Rev. Canon E. L. KEANE ,. Rector of Clogher, County Tyrone
Hymn, Lord, in Thy Name Thy servants plead (I.C.H. 161)
Blessing

Contributors

Unknown: Rev. Canon E. L. Keane
Unknown: County Tyrone

: THE NEWS

including Weather Forecast
Tim e Signal, Greenwich, at 9.0

: Oratorio

MARGARET COLLIER (soprano)
KATHLEEN DAUNT (soprano)
ERNEST HARGREAVES (tenor)
The BBC NORTHERN Ireland
CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA
Leader, Philip Whiteway
Conductor, E. GODFREY BROWN
Mendelssohn's
'Hymn of Praise'
(Lobgesang)
Sinfonia : Maestoso con moto — Allegretto un poco agitato-Adagio
Cantata :
Chorus, All. men, all things
Solo (soprano) and chorus, Praise thou the Lord
Recit. (tenor), Sing ye praise
Chorus, All ye that cried unto the Lord Duet (soprani) and chorus, I waited for the Lord
Solo (tenor), The sorrows of death Chorus, The night is departing
Choral, Let all men praise the Lord Duet (soprano and tenor), My song shall be alway Thy mercy
Chorus, Ye nations, offer to the Lord
Mendelssohn's Hymn of Praise is a setting of the Fifty-fifth Psalm, planned as a choral symphony, though not quite in the manner adopted by Beethoven. Mendelssohn's idea was different. He appears to have been toying with a new construction, and to have sought to attain a kind of unity for the whole work by making use of a motto theme.
Mendelssohn chose for his motto a splendid example, an ancient church mode, the sole function of whose few noble notes was to climb the scale with slow dignity, but instead of allowing it to climb he altered the note values and rhythm and made it hop. The motto theme occurs frequently: it opens the first and second movements and closes the whole work. The Hymn of Praise is divided into two parts, the first part for orchestra and the second for chorus.

Contributors

Soprano: Margaret Collier
Tenor: Ernest Hargreaves
Leader: Philip Whiteway
Conductor: E. Godfrey Brown








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