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A programme of gramophone records Dawn in an old-world garden
Tino Rossi (tenor) London Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham The lark in the clear air London Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham
Lily Pons (soprano) London Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Sir Thomas Beecham


Tino Rossi
Conducted By:
Sir Thomas Beecham
Conducted By:
Sir Thomas Beecham
Lily Pons
Conducted By:
Sir Thomas Beecham

Organ voluntary
9.30 Order of Service
Introit: Lead me, Lord (Wesley)
This is the day of light (A. and M.
37 ; Rv. C.H. 267)
Confession and Absolution
Lord's Prayer and Versicles Psalm xcvi
Lesson: St. John xvi, 16-33
Benedictus Creed
Lord of all hopefulness, Lord of all joy (S.P. 565)
Address by the Very Rev. F. A. Iremonger , D.D., Dean of Lichfield
Soldiers of Christ, arise (A. and M.
270 ; S.P. 641 ; Rv. C.H. 534)
Organist and Master of the Choristers, Ambrose P. Porter


Very Rev. F. A. Iremonger
Ambrose P. Porter

Our comrades in arms-the Poles.
Life in Britain as seen by our allies -their views of what we are fighting for-stories ef their adventures in reaching these shores with songs and music of Poland
Introduced by Lionel Gamlin
Devised by John Pudney


Introduced By:
Lionel Gamlin
John Pudney

A programme dedicated to the 500th anniversary of the invention of printing, by Francis Meynell with Valentine Dyall , Bryan Powley , Fred O'Donovan , Charles Mason , Ivan Samson , James McKechnie ,
Cecil Trouncer , Austin Trevor
Produced by Stephen Potter


Francis Meynell
Valentine Dyall
Bryan Powley
Fred O'Donovan
Charles Mason
Ivan Samson
James McKechnie
Cecil Trouncer
Produced By:
Stephen Potter

Organ voluntary
8.0 Order of Service
Love divine, all loves excelling
(M.H.B. 431 ; A. and M. 520; S.P. 573 ; Rv. C.H. 479)
Invocation and Lord's Prayer Lesson : Colossians i, 9-20 Prayer
Turn back, 0 man, forswear thy foolish ways (M.H.B. 912 ; S.P. 329)
Address by the Rev. Henry Bett ,
Litt.D., President of the Methodist Conference
Rejoice ! the Lord is King (M.H.B.
247 ; A. and M. 202 ; S.P. 632 ; Rv. CH. 135)


Rev. Henry Bett

An appeal on behalf of the Polish Relief Fund, by John Gielgud
From the outbreak of war until the collapse of France the Polish Relief Fund assisted Polish refugees on the Continent as well as in the United Kingdom. Since France capitulated, however, there are about 5,000 additional civilian Poles, as well as the Polish Army, over here, and it is for these that this appeal is made on the day which marks the anniversary of Hitler's ruthless invasion of their country.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to John Gielgud, Esq... [address removed]


John Gielgud

The First Six Quartets-5
String Quartet in A, Op. 18, No. 5 played by the Blech String Quartet-Harry Blech (violin) ; Edward Silver-man (violin) ; Douglas Thompson
(viola) ; William Pleeth (cello)


Harry Blech
Douglas Thompson
William Pleeth

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