A half-hour program of treasured classic hymns and newer works.


31st May

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  • Trad: Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Webbe; Spirit of mercy, truth and love. Choir of St John's College Cambridge
  • Howells: Holy Spirit, ever dwelling. Choir of St Clement's Church, Philadelphia
  • Webbe: Come, O Spirit, from on high. Cantus Choro
  • Dearnley: Sing to him in whom creation........ Ely Cathedral Choir
  • Bell/Maule: She sits like a bird, brooding on the waters; Hopson: Holy Sprit, go before us. Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle
  • Tallis: O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace. From the 1992 RSCM Australia Summer School (Bendigo)
  • Chetham: Breathe on me, breath of God. Choir of The Scots' Church Melbourne
  • Vaughan Williams (arr Forster): Come down, O love divine. Combined Choirs of Christ Church Cambridge (USA) & Church of the Redeemer, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

  • 24th May

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  • Harrison: Jesus shall reign. Choir of Cregagh Presbyterian Church Belfast
  • Dykes-Bower: O King enthroned on high. Durham Cathedral Choir
  • Nicholson: Hail the day that sees him rise. Cantus Choro
  • Dykes: Praise to the holiest in the height. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Shrubsole: All hail the power of Jesu's name. Clifton College Chapel Choir, Bristol
  • Clarke: The head that once was crowned with thorns. Massed Merseyside Choirs in Liverpool Cathedral
  • Martin: Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour. Choirs of St Paul's Church K Street Washington

  • 17th May

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  • Croft: O worship the King. Choir of St Paul's Cathedral London
  • Bourgeois: Bread of the world in mercy broken. Cantus Choro
  • from Scottish Psalter 1650: I to the hills will lift mine eyes (Psalm 121). Scottish Philharmonic Singers
  • Pritchard: Alleluia, sing to Jesus. Lincoln Cathedral Choir & 1300 other singers
  • Trad Korean (arr Bell): God, who made the earth. Choir of Christ Church South Yarra
  • Monk: Soldiers of Christ, arise. Temple ChurchChoir, London
  • Purcell: Christ is made the sure foundation. St Michael's Singers, Coventry

  • 10th May

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  • Peace: O love that wilt not let me go. Glasgow Orpheus Choir
  • from Catholic Hymnologium Germanicut 1584: Come, ye faithful, raise the strain. Choir of St Thomas Church, 5th Avenue New York
  • Trad: Be thou my vision. Cambridge Singers
  • Barnard: This is our harvest. Southwark Cathedral Choir
  • Sullivan: Nearer my God to thee. Scottish Festival Singers
  • Baring-Gould: Now the day is over. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • from Psalmody Evangelica 1789: Jesus shall reign. St Michael's Singers, Coventry

  • 3rd May

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  • S.S. Wesley: Christ is our cornerstone. Cantus Choro
  • Haweis: City of God, how broad and far. Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Vaighan Williams: He who would valiant be. Choir of St Paul's Cathedal London/
  • Carter (arr Bertalot): Lord of the Dance. Choir of St Thomas Church, 5th Avenue New York
  • Archer: He is not here. City of Bristol Choir
  • Silcher: Faithful Shepherd, lead me. Choir of St Paul's Cathedral London
  • Hayne: Loving Shepherd of thy sheep. Temple Church Choir London
  • Neander (arr Willcock): Praise to the Lord. Choir of Trinity College Melbourne; Aust. Chamber Brass Ensemble

  • 26th April

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  • Trad (arr Rutter): Morning has broken. Cambridge Singers
  • from Palestrina: The strife is o'er. Choir of St Paul's Church K Street Washington; Washington Symphonic Brass
  • Connelly: By your kingly power. Cantus Choro
  • Excell: Count your blessings. Salvation Army Choir (UK)
  • Campbell: And can it be. Choir of Methodist Central Hall Westminster
  • Monk: Abide with me. Massed Merseyside Choirs, Liverpool Cathedral

  • 19th April

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  • from Geistreiches Gesangbuch 1704: Now may he who from the dead..... St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Murray: Finished the strife of battle now. Portsmouth Cathedral Choir
  • Nicholson: We sing the praise of him who died. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • from 'New Songs of Zion' 1764: The Saviour died but rose again. Scottish Philharmonic Singers
  • Nicholson: Lift high the cross. Memphis Boychoir and Memphis Chamber Choir
  • Gardiner: We have a gospel to proclaim. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Neander: He is risen. Choir (& brass) of St Thomas Church 5th Avenue New York
  • Rutter: The Lord bless you and keep you. Cambridge Singers

  • 12th April

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  • From Mainz Gesangbuch 1833: The Day of Resurrection. Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Gauntlett: Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem. Chelmsford Cathedral Choir
  • Hintze (harm JS Bach): At the Lamb's high feast we sing. Choir of Trinity College Cambridge
  • Shaw: This is the truth we hold. University of Newcastle Chamber Choir
  • Trad: At the dawning of salvation. 'Sing Alleluia' Choir
  • From Herrnhut Choralbuch (arr June Nixon): Love's Redeeming work is done. Ripon Cathedral Choir
  • Gauntlett: Jesus lives. Choir of St Thomas's Church 5th Avenue New York
  • Trad. Irish melody: Walking in a garden at the break of day. RSCM Singers, London
  • Handel: Thine be the glory. Westminster Abbey Choir

  • 5th April

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  • 6th Century Plainsong: The royal banners forward go. Choir of Christ Church St Lawrence, Sydney
  • Havergal: Ride on, ride on in majesty. Cantus Choro
  • Trad: An upper room did our Lord prepare. RSCM Singers, London
  • Ireland: My song is love unknown. St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Barnard: When you prayed beneath the trees.... Southwark Cathedral Choir
  • Trad: All glory, laud and honour. Norwich Cathedral Choir
  • Horsley (arr Nixon): There is a green hill far away. Ripon Cathedral Choir
  • Miller: When I survey the wondrous cross. Liverpool Cathedral Choir