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Duration: 35 minutes

Pam Rhodes visits the historic city of Winchester, once the capital of England.

She visits a world-famous potting shed and introduces soprano Elin Manahan Thomas and classic hymns from Winchester Cathedral, including Crown Him With Many Crowns and Great Is Thy Faithfulness.

Music Played

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  • Image for Winchester Waytes

    Winchester Waytes 'Sumer is a-cumen in'

    Recorded at the Great Hall, Winchester

  • Robert Prizeman, Maurice Murphy, Steven Geraghty 'SONGS OF PRAISE' SIG. TUNE

    Composer : Robert Prizeman

  • Winchester Cathedral Congregation CROWN HIM WITH MANY CROWNS

    Words: Matthew Bridges (1800-94) Tune: Diademata Music: George J. Elvey (1816-93) From: sop 121 Arranger: Darius Battiwalla

  • Winchester Cathedral Congregation O PRAISE YE THE LORD

    Words: H.W. Baker (1821-77) Tune: Laudate Dominum Music: from the anthem ‘Hear my words, ye people’ by C.Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918) From: SOP 244

  • Winchester Cathedral Congregation GREAT IS THY FAITHFULNESS

    Tune: Faithfulness Words: T.O. Chisholm (1866-1960) © 1951 Hope Publishing, Administered by CopyCare, PO Box 77, Hailsham BN27 3EF, UK. Music: W.M. Runyan (1870-1957) From: SOP 8 Arranger: Robert Ramskill

  • Image for Cathedral Girl Choristers

    Cathedral Girl Choristers LIFT THINE EYES (from "Elijah")

    Director of Music: Andrew Lumsden Composer: Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847) Published: Choral Public Domain Library

  • Winchester Cathedral Congregation LORD OF BEAUTY, THINE THE SPLENDOUR

    Words: C.A. Alington (1872-1955) Tune: Regent Square Music: Henry Smart (1818-79) From: NEH 265 Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright

  • Image for Elin Manahan Thomas

    Elin Manahan Thomas HOW BEAUTIFUL ARE THE FEET (Handel Messiah)

    Organist: Andrew Lumsden Composer: Handel Words: Compiled from Holy Scripture by Charles Jennes Pub: Novello Publishing Ltd.

  • Winchester Cathedral Congregation CHRIST TRIUMPHANT

    Words: Michael Saward (b. 1932) © Michael Saward/Jubilate Hymns Tune: Guiting Power Music: John Barnard (b. 1948) From: SOP 119 Arranger: Craig McLeish

  • Factsheet for Sunday 13th June

    Presented by Pam Rhodes from Winchester

  • Interviews

    Pam explores the Hospital of St. Cross, she meets Senior Brother Ron Stacey who has lived at St. Cross for over twenty years, he explains about the old traditions which are still kept up today.
    One of the newest Brothers is Mike Rowlands – he tells Pam how he came to live at St. Cross.

    Sparsholt College on the outskirts of Winchester, is home to the Gardener’s Question Time garden, and where the experts really do answer the listeners’ postbag in the Potting Shed...! It’s also the main agricultural college for the county of Hampshire. Joanna Brown is a Course Tutor at Sparsholt, she talks about how her faith supports her in her role as a tutor and also her pastoral duties to her students and the environment.

    Founder and Head Teacher, The Winchester Music School, also a member of the Winchester Waytes, explains the significance of the Moot Horn.

    Director of Chapel Music, Winchester College Quiristers – explains the Quirisiters unique role in singing at services in the College Chapel.

    Director of Music, Winchester Cathedral – is seen rehearsing with the Winchester Boy Choristers and the Girl Choristers, he explains how he encourages and enthuses the choristers in church music.


    Photograph shown of Gardeners’ Question Time panellists :-
    Eric Robson
    Bunny Guinness
    Pippa Greenwood
    Anne Swithinbank

    Rehearsal music:
    Winchester Quiristers: “How Can I Keep From Singing” – Composer: Robert Lowry, arr. Malcolm Archer (Pubs: M/S) (Conductor Malcolm Archer)

    Winchester Choristers rehearsing “O God, Thou Art My God” Purcell, pubs: Novello (Conductor: Andrew Lumsden)

    Girl Choristers of Winchester Cathedral rehearse “How Lovely” J. Brahms, edition Peters; (conductor Andrew Lumsden)

    Facsimile copy of the Winchester Troper reproduced with kind permission of The Master and Fellows of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge


Pam Rhodes
Pamela Hossick
Executive Producer
Tommy Nagra


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