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

20th 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
  • Bell/Maule: She sits like a bird, brooding on the waters; Hopson: Holy Spirit, fo before us. Choir of Christ Church Cathedral Newcastle
  • Tallis: O Holy Spirit, Lord of grace. From the 1992 RSCM Australia Sumer School (Bendigo)
  • Chetham: Breathe on me, breath of God. Choir of The Scots' Church Melbourne
  • Vaughan Williams: Come down, O love divine. Westminster Abbey Choir

  • 13th 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. Combined Choirs in York Minster
  • Shrubsole: All hail the power of Jesu's name. Clifton College Chapel Choir Bristol
  • Clarke: The head that once was crowned with thorns. Livperpool Cathedral Choir and Diocesan Church Choirs
  • Martin: Lord, enthroned in heavenly splendour. Choirs of St Paul's Church K Street Washington

  • 6th May

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  • Croft: O worship the King. Choir of St Paul's Cathedral London
  • Slater: O changeless Christ, for ever new. 'Sing Alleluia' Choir
  • 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. Choir of Temple Church London
  • Jarman: O for a thousand tongues to sing. St Michael's Singers, Coventry

  • 29th April

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

  • 22nd April

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  • SS Wesley: Christ is our cornerstone. Cantus Choro
  • Turton: O God, thy loving care for man. Ely Cathedral Choir
  • Haweis: City of God, how broad and far. Huddersfield Choral Society
  • Archer: He is not here. City of Bristol Choir
  • Carter (arr Bertalot): Lord of the Dance. Choir of St Thomas, 5th Avenue New York
  • from Herrnut Choralbuch (arr Nixon): Love's redeeming work is done. Ripon Cathedral Choir
  • Silcher: Faithful Shepherd, lead me. Choir of St Paul's Cathedral London
  • Hayne: Loving shepherd of thy sheep. Temple Church Choir London
  • Neander: Praise to the Lord. Choir of King's College Cambridge

  • 15th April

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  • TBA
  • Excell: When upon life's billows (Count your blessings). Salvation Army Choir (UK)
  • from Palestrina: The strife is oér. Choir of st Paul's Church K Street Washington; Washington Symphonic Brass
  • Connelly: By your kingly power. Cantus Choro
  • TBA
  • Campbell: And can it be. Choir of Methodist Central hall Westminster
  • Rutter: The Lord bless you and keep you. Cambridge Singers

  • 8th 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
  • Bourgeois: Bread of the world in mercy broken. Cantus Choro
  • from 'New Songs of Zion' 1764': The Saviour died but rose again. Scottish Philharmonic Singers
  • Trad: At the dawning of salvation. 'Sing Alleluia' Choir
  • Gardiner: We have a gospel to proclaim. Wells Cathedral Choir
  • Neander (arr Scott): He is risen. Choir (and brass) of St Thomas's 5th Avenue New York
  • TBA

  • 1st April

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  • from Lyrica Davidca 1708: Jesus Christ is risen today. Choir of St Thomas's 5th Avenue New York
  • Gauntolett: Ye choirs of New Jerusalem. Chelmsford Cathedral Choir
  • Shaw: This is the truth we hold. University of Newcastle Chamber Choir
  • Handel: Thine be the glory. Westminster Abbey Choir
  • Hintze (harm JS.Bach): At the Lamb's high feast we sing. Choir of Trinity College Cambridge
  • Gauntlett: Jesus lives. Choir of St Thomas's Church 5th Avenue New York
  • Vulpius: The strife is oér. Choir of Temple Church London
  • from Mainz Gesangbuch 1833: The day of Resurrection. Choir of St George's Chapel Windsor

  • 25th 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, London
  • Ireland: My song is love unknown. Cantus Choro
  • Barnard: When you prayed beneath the trees. Southwark Cathedral Choir
  • Trad: All glory, laud and honour. St Michael's Singers, Coventry
  • Horsley (arr Nixon): There is a green hill far away. Ripon Cathedral Choir
  • Miller: When I survey the wondrous cross. Liverpool Cathedral Choir