LINDA SEYMOUR (Contralto) MAURICE COLE (Pianoforte)
THE WIRELESS MILITARY BAND
Conducted by B. WALTON O'DONNELL
DRECIOSA, begun in 1820, a few weeks after
The Marksman (Der Freischütz) was finished, is in complete contrast to that Opera of German legend and homely sentiment. Preeiosa is a gipsy maid of Madrid, and the Overture to the Opera gives the Spanish atmosphere, its themes being derived from or founded on tunes that Weber got from Spanish soldiers after the Peninsular War. It brings in, according to Weber's fashion, some of the chief airs from the Opera. First we have a section in the' rhythm of the Spanish Bolero dance, then a march founded on a gipsy air, and finally, a fiery wind-up, ' indicating,' aa Weber himself said, 'the happy end of the piece, and endeavouring to bring together the characteristics of Spain and of Preciosa.'
Conducted by the Rev. Canon C. S. WOODWARD
Relayed from St. John's, Smith Square,
Order of Service :
Hymn, ' Now thank we all our God ' (E. H.,
533, A. and M., 379),
Lesson, St. Matthew v, 1-9 Prayers
Hymn, ' He who would valiant be ' (E. H., 402) Address
Hymn, ' Do no sinful action' (E. H., 589,
A. and M., 569),
' So he went on, and Apollyon met him.
Now the monster was hideous to behold; he was clothed with scales, like a fish (and they are his pride), he had wings like a dragon, feot like a bear, and out of his belly came fire and smoke, and his mouth was as the mouth of a Jion . ..'
' Schmucke dicli, 0 Liebe Seele ' (Rise, 0 Soul)
Relayed from the Guildhall School of Music
DOROTHY SILK (Soprano) Doris OWENS (Contralto) ROGER CLAYSON (Tenor)
SAMUEL Dyson (Baritone)
FRANCIS W. SUTTON (Organ)
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA
Conducted by STANFORD ROBINSON
(The words of the Cantala will be found on page 167)
Next week's Cantata is No. 98.
' Was Gott thut, dos ist wohlgethan
(' What God doth, that is surely right.')
Relayed from the Kingsway Hall, London
Short Recital on the Grand Organ by Mr. Allan Brown, F.R.C.O. (Organist and Musical Director at the Kingsway Hall)
(Soloist, Mr. ROLAND WEDDELL)
Address by The Rev. IRA G. GOLDHAWK ,
Superintendent of The West London Mission
Hymn, 'Abide with me ' (Methodist Hymn Book]
Sevenfold Amen ;
An Appeal on behalf of Ypres Memorial Church by Field-Marshal Lord PLUMER , G.C.B., G.C.M.G.
THE Ypres Memorial scheme has now progressed to such an extent that the church and school are complete, and it remains only to provide a chaplain's residence and accommodation both for the many pilgrims who each year come to Ypres from all over the world, and for the permanent British residents who care for the cemeteries and memorials.
Contributions should be sent to [address removed]
MAY HUXLEY (Soprano) Rex PALMER (Baritone)
THE WIRELESS ORCHESTRA, conducted by JOHN AXSELL