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


25th October

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  • from Michael Haydn: O God of Bethel. Scottish Philharmonic Singers
  • Earwaker: Son of God, eternal Saviour. Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle
  • Runyon: Great is thy faithfulness. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Greatorex: Tell out, my soul. Ely Cathedral Choir
  • Harrison: Jesus, where'er thy people meet. St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Trad: Lord of all hopefulness. King's College Choir Cambridge
  • Sullivan: Hushed was the evening hymn. Choir of Trinity Presbyterian Church Camberwell
  • Hughes: Guide me, O thou great Redeemer. Lincoln Cathedral Choir & 1300 other singers

  • 18th October

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  • Dykes: O strength and stay. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Knecht: They whose course on earth is o'er.... Wakefield Cathedral Choir
  • Trad (arr Forster): Come, thou fount of every blessing. Choirs of Christ Church Cambridge and Church bof the Redeemer, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
  • Handel? Join all the glorious names. St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Farrell: O God, you search me and you know me. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • arr Fouvy: This, this is the God we adore. Adelaide Harmony Choir
  • Filitz: Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us. Choir of Trinity College Cambridge
  • Sullivan: Onward, Christian soldiers. Massed Merseyside Choirs, Liverpool (UK)

  • 11th October

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  • melody origin uncertain: Be known to us in breaking bread. Cantus Choro
  • Williams: Alleluia, sing to Jesus. Temple Church Choir, London
  • Dykes: Thou God of truth and love. Choir of Methodist Central Hall, London
  • Lemin: Did you ever see a kookabura laugh? St Nicholas Choir, Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle
  • Trad: Come, let us to the Lord our God. Scottish Philharmonic Singers
  • Naylor: Soldiers of Christ, arise. St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Wright: O for a heart to praise my God. Tewkesbury Abbey Choir
  • Mason: Master, speak thy servant heareth. St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Vaughan Williams: Come, my way, my truth, my life. University of Newcastle Chamber Choir
  • Howells: All my hope on God is founded. Massed Merseyside Choirs

  • 4th October

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  • Trad: Morning has broken. Regent Chamber Choir; Collegiate Singers; Choir of King's College London
  • Gillard: Brother, sister, let me serve you. 'Sing Alleluia' Choir
  • Trad: The Lord's my Shepherd. Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Barnard: I'll praise the Lord for ever and ever. Southwark Cathedral Choir
  • Connolly: Holy Father, God of might. Trinity College Choir, Melbourne
  • Dawney: Reap me the earth as a harvest to God. Birmingham Cathedral Choir
  • Havergal: Blest are the pure in heart. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Mozart: Behold the servant of the Lord. St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Trad (arr Vaughan Williams): All creatures of our God and King. Massed RSCM Choirs, Royal Albert Hall, London

  • 27th September

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  • Trad (arr Vaughan Williams): Christ is the world's light. Birmingham Cathedral Choir
  • Gillard: Brother, sister, let me serve you. 'Sing Alleluia' Choir
  • Finnis: How deep the riches of our God. St John's Singers of Sydney
  • Hemy's Collection (1864): Faith of our fathers. Choir of The Scots' Church Melbourne
  • Vaughan Williams: The night is come like to the day. Cardiff Festival Choir
  • Jones: With joy we meditate the grace. St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Wilkes: Let us with a gladsome mind. Wakefield Cathedral Choir
  • Parry: Dear Lord and Father of mankind. Choir St Paul's Cathedral London
  • Parry: O praise ye the Lord. Cantus Choro

  • 20th September

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  • Monk: And now, O Father, mindful of the love... Marlborough College Choir, Wiltshire
  • SS Wesley: O thou who camest from above. Westminster Abbey Choir
  • Connelly: In faith and hope and love. Cantus Choro
  • Nickel In the riven rock I'm resting. West Coast Mennonite Chamber Choir
  • Archer: King of glory, King of peace. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Barnby: Jesus, the first and last. Choir of Methodist Central Hall Westminster
  • Sharp: God, when human bonds are broken. Choral Scholars, Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle
  • Webbe: Now, my soul, thy voice upraising. Newcastle Cathedral Choir (UK)
  • Webbe: New every morning. Choir of St George's Chapel Windsor
  • Vaughan Williams: God be with you till we meet again. Choir of St John's Cathedral Brisbane

  • 13th September

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  • Terry: O Jesus Christ, may grateful hymns be rising. St John's Cathedral Choir Brisbane
  • Handel: Soldiers of Christ, arise. 10,000 voices at 1932 Methodist Union Conference, Royal Albert Hall, London
  • From Gardiner's Sacred Melodies 1812: By cool Siloam's shady rill. Cregagh Presbyterian Church Choir, Belfast
  • Dykes: Jesu, lover of my soul. Durham Cathedral Choir
  • Watson: God is our song and every singer blest. 'Sing Alleluia' Choir
  • Melody from Scottish Psalter 1635: Thy mercy, Lord, is in the heavens. Scottish Philharmonic Singers
  • Dykes: O Perfect Love. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Bell: He became poor, that we may be rich. Choral Scholars Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle (NSW)
  • SS Wesley: The Church's one foundation. King's College Cambridge Choir

  • 6th September

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  • Trad: O come let us sing to the Lord. Scottish Philharmonic Singers
  • Harris: Come down, O love divine. Hereford Cathedral Choir
  • Trad (arr Shaw): Holy Spirit, ever dwelling. Choir of Paton Memorial Uniting Church Deepdene
  • Ewing: Jerusalem the golden. Regent Chamber Choir; Collegiate Singers; Choir of King's College London
  • Hayne: Thy kingdom come. O God. Cregagh Presbyterian Church Choir, Belfast
  • from Pachelbel: We praise you, God, creator Lord. Christ Church Cathedral Choir Newcastle
  • Floyd: O brother man. Cantus Choro
  • Philips: O for a thousand tongues to sing. Wells Cathedral Choir

  • 30th August

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  • Monk: At the name of Jesus. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Smart: Through all the changing scenes of life. Llandaff Cathedral Choir
  • Elliott: O Jesus, I have promised.... Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Campbell: The Lord's my Shepherd. Scottish Philharmonic Singers
  • Nicholson: Lift high the cross. Memphis Boychoir and Memphis Chamber Choir
  • Bathelemon: Awake, my soul and with the sun..... Norwich Cathedral Choir
  • Scholefield arr Rutter. The day thou gavest Lord is ended. Choir of King's College Cambridge / Stephen Cleobury. Benjamin Bayl, org