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


11th 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 (and brass) of St Thomas Church 5th Avenue New York
  • Rutter: The Lord bless you and keep you. Cambridge Singers

  • 4th 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. Marlborough College Chapel Choir
  • Trad (arr Shaw): Now the green blade riseth. Ely Cathedral Choir
  • Hintze: 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

  • 28th March

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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
  • 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

  • 21st March

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  • Trad: Christe, qui lux es et dies. Albemarle Consort of Voices
  • Challinor: Tell me the stories of Jesus. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Trad: Sing, my tongue, the glorious battle. Ely Cathedral Choir
  • Elvey: Come, ye thankful people, come. Choir of King's College Cambridge
  • Barnard: Lord of all power. Southwark Cathedral Choir
  • Filitz: Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us. Massed Merseyside Choirs in Liverpool Cathedral
  • Gibbons (arr Bairstow): Jesu, grant me this, I pray. St Clement's Choir Philadelphia
  • Gibbons: Forth in thy name, O Lord, I go. Choir of Temple Church London

  • 14th March

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  • Attrib. Clark: Immortal love, for ever full. Choir of the Former Naval College Chapel, Greenwich (UK)
  • Stubbs: Not for our sins alone. Durham Cathedral Choir
  • Hayes: Give me the faith which can remove and sink the mountain to the plain. Choir of Paton Memorial Uniting Church Deepdene
  • Arr Oxley: O love, how deep, how broad, how far. Chelmsford Cathedral Choir
  • Anon: All ye who seek a comfort sure. St Gabriel Singers
  • Ley: When he was baptised in Jordan....' Sing Alleluia' Choir
  • Reinagle: How sweet the name of Jesus sounds. St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Goss: Praise, my soul, the King of Heaven. Massed Merseyside Choirs

  • 7th March

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  • Trad (arr Tate): Holy God, we praise thy name. Irish Philharmonic Singers
  • arr Vaughan Williams: Teach me, my God and King. Cardiff Festival Chorus
  • Muller: Take my life and let it be..... St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Gauntlett: Oft in danger, oft in woe. Choir of St Paul's Church Burwood (Sydney)
  • Sharp: God! When human bonds are broken. Choral Scholars, Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle
  • Gelineau: Out of the depths I cry to you, O Lord. Choir of Trinity College Melbourne
  • Schutte: I, the Lord of sea and sky.... Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Attrib. Herbst (arr Oxley): Forty days and forty nights. Chichester Cathedral Choir

  • 28th February

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  • Barnby: When morning gilds the skies. Choir of St John's College Cambridge
  • Daman: Lord Jesus, think on me. Choir of St Mary's Church Warwick (UK
  • Smith: Be thou my guardion and my guide. Cantus Choro
  • Trad: As pants the hart. Choir of Old St Paul's Church Edinburgh
  • Arr Bach: Strengthen for service. Llandaff Cathedral Choir
  • Purday: Lead, kindly light. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Sankey: There were ninety and nine. Berwick Children's Choir
  • Thomson: Softly and tenderly Jesus is calling. American Boychoir
  • Parry: Dear Lord and Father of mankind. Lincoln Cathedral Choir

  • 21st February

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  • From Gardiner's Sacred Melodies, 1812: O for a closer walk with God. St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Trad (arr Bach): Now is the healing time decreed. Norwich Cathedral Choir
  • Silesian melody: Fairest Lord Jesus. St Andrew's Cathedral Choir Sydney
  • Young: Bring many names. Choir of Trinity Collge Melbourne
  • Smart: Hark, hark my soul. Choir of St Anne's Church Strathfield (Sydney)
  • Howard: Fill thou my life. Choir of Methodist Central Hall Westminster and Epworth Choir
  • Scholefield: The day you gave us. Cantus Choro