Winchester Cathedral

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Duration: 35 minutes

Music and worship. Soprano Elin Manahan Thomas introduces some all-time favourite hymns, takes a look around Europe's longest nave and meets a former chorister who has swapped his choir robes for a kilt.

Music Played

7 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Winchester Cathedral congregation TO GOD BE THE GLORY

    Organist: Andrew Lumsden Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: To God be the glory Music: W.H. Doane (1832-1915) Words: Fanny Crosby (Frances van Alstyne) (1820-1915) Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright Source: SOP 256

  • Winchester Cathedral congregation LORD FOR THE YEARS

    Organist: Andrew Lumsden Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Lord of the Years Music: Michael Baughen (b. 1930) © Michael Baughen/Jubilate Hymns Words: Timothy Dudley-Smith (b. 1926) © T Dudley-Smith Arranger: Robert Ramskill Source: SOP 333

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    Organist: Andrew Lumsden Composer: Cesar Franck Copyright: 2006 Dorsey Brothers Music Ltd.

  • Winchester Cathedral congregation LOVE DIVINE

    Organist: Andrew Lumsden Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Blaenwern Music: W.P. Rowlands (1860-1937) Words: Charles Wesley (1707-88) Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright Source: SOP 305

  • Winchester Cathedral congregation DEAR LORD AND FATHER

    Organist: Andrew Lumsden Tune: Repton Music: C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918) from a song in his oratorio Judith Words: J.G. Whittier (1807-92) Source: SOP 324 Verses: 1, 2, 5, 6

  • Cathedral Boy Choristers MATER ORA FILIUM

    Organist: Simon Bell Composer: Charles Wood (1866-1926) Words: Anon. 15th Century Copyright: Novello & Company Ltd. Director of Music: Andrew Lumsden Arranger: Harrison Oxley

  • Winchester Cathedral congregation HOW GREAT THOU ART

    © Stuart K. Hine/Kingsway's Thankyou Music Organist: Andrew Lumsden Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: How great thou art Music: Swedish folk melody arr. Stuart K. Hine (1899-1989) Words: Russian hymn, tr. Stuart K. Hine (1899-1989) Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright Source: SOP 13

  • Factsheet for Sunday 9th January 2011

    Presented by Elin Manahan Thomas from Winchester Cathedral.

  • Interviews

    Ivan Sharpe

    Former head chorister Ivan Sharpe returns to the Pilgrims’ School at Winchester Cathedral. Ivan was interviewed about his time at the Cathedral including taking part in an episode of Songs of Praise recorded in 1979. He is currently performing with Caledon – Scotland’s version of ‘The Three Tenors’.

    Daren Gibb

    Custos at Winchester cathedral, Daren manages a team of 7 virgers who prepare for the services and keep everything at the cathedral running smoothly.

    The Holy Dusters and the Brass Band

    Helen Bussby and Charles Woodhead are members of the team that volunteer to keep the cathedral spick and span and the brass shining.

    Cheryl Bryan

    Pupils at Stanmore Primary School enjoy a tour of the cathedral lead by Cheryl Bryan, Director of children’s education at Winchester cathedral.

  • Locations

    Winchester Cathedral

    9, The Close, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9LS.
    Telephone: 01962 857200

    The Pilgrims’ School


Series Editor
David Taviner
Elin Manahan Thomas
Pamela Hossick
Executive Producer
Tommy Nagra


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