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from Westminster Abbey, on the 75th anniversary of Canadian confederation.
O Canada
He who would valiant be (S.P. 515)
Address by the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury
Light's Abode, celestial Salem (A. and M. 232; S.P. 199)
Act of Remembrance and Thanksgiving Te Deum Blessing
National Anthem
The service will also be heard in Canada through facilities of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

1.50 MUSIC MAKING : Songs with orchestra. BBC Northern Orchestra, conducted by Ronald Biggs. Children's Choir. Solo baritone, Frederick Harvey. Programme presented by Ronald Biggs
2.10 Interval music
2.15 GENERAL SCIENCE : Notes and noises. ' Sound in War', by Joseph Lauwerys
2.35 Interval music
2.40 JUNIOR ENGLISH : Summer Magazine

Contributors

Conducted By:
Ronald Biggs.
Baritone:
Frederick Harvey.
Unknown:
Ronald Biggs
Unknown:
Joseph Lauwerys

BBC Singers: Margaret Godley , Joan Lennard , Margaret Rees , Margaret Rolfe , Bradbridge White , Stanley Riley , Emlyn Bebb , Leonard Hubbard : conductor, Leslie Woodgate

Contributors

Singers:
Margaret Godley
Singers:
Joan Lennard
Singers:
Margaret Rees
Unknown:
Margaret Rolfe
Unknown:
Bradbridge White
Unknown:
Stanley Riley
Unknown:
Emlyn Bebb
Conductor:
Leonard Hubbard
Conductor:
Leslie Woodgate

5.20 ' The Wishing Ring ' : folk-tale written and told by Olive Dehn
Songs by the Three Semis
' Alswith the Swift', by Dora Broome. The story of how Break-my-Heart Hill in the Isle of Man got its name, told by Nan
5.55 Children's Hour prayers

Contributors

Told By:
Olive Dehn
Unknown:
Dora Broome.

Noel Eadie (soprano), Henry Cummings (baritone), Myra Hess (piano). London Philharmonic Orchestra (leader, Jean Pougnet ). conducted by Sir Henry Wood
Bach
ORCHESTRA
Suite No. 4, in D
HENRY CUMMINGS AND ORCHESTRA
Aria : My heart now is merry (Phoebus and Pan)
MYRA HESS AND ORCHESTRA
Piano Concerto No. 1, in D minor
NOEL EADIE AND ORCHESTRA
Aria: AUelujah (Church Cantata No. 51)
From the Royal Albert Hall. London

Contributors

Soprano:
Henry Cummings
Baritone:
Myra Hess
Leader:
Jean Pougnet
Conducted By:
Sir Henry Wood

as. Bill Snibson (the famous character he created in ' Twenty To One ' and : ' Me and My Girl' by L. Arthur
Rose) in the final episode of ' Snibson's Choice ', with Marjery Wyn as his girl Polly. Music specially written by Noel Gay , and played by Mantovani and his Orchestra. Story written by Cyril Campion and Max Kester.

Contributors

Unknown:
Bill Snibson
Unknown:
L. Arthur
Unknown:
Marjery Wyn
Written By:
Noel Gay
Written By:
Cyril Campion
Written By:
Max Kester.

On the occasion of Canada's National Day a Canadian symphony orchestra is heard for the first time in Great Britain. Music by Canadian composers, played by the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Sir Ernest MacMillan, has been recorded in Canada by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation for transmission to the United Kingdom

and his Orchestra, with Beryl Davis , Georgina, Len Camber , George Evans , Derek Roy , the Singing Sweethearts, Three Boys and a Girl. Tunes chosen by the boys in tile orchestra with appropriate introductions by Franklin Engelmann

Contributors

Unknown:
Beryl Davis
Unknown:
Len Camber
Unknown:
George Evans
Unknown:
Derek Roy
Unknown:
Franklin Engelmann

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