Pershore

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Duration: 35 minutes

Diane Louise Jordan escapes to the country for inspirational hymns and stories from Pershore in the Vale of Evesham.

Music Played

8 items
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    Robert Prizeman Songs of Praise Signature Tune

    Performed by: Robert Prizeman, Maurice Murphy, Steven Geraghty Not commercially available.

  • Image for Liam Jones

    Liam Jones Morning Has Broken

    Tune: Bunessan Arranger Paul Leddington Wright Words: Eleanor Farjeon Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Organist: Michael Pegg Hymnbook: BBC Songs of Praise Publishers: Oxford University Press

  • Image for Claire-Louise Appleby (Flute), Natasha Wilson (Oboe), Neil Aston (Clarinet), Jo Mayne (Bassoon), Cath Cordey (Horn)

    Claire-Louise Appleby (Flute), Natasha Wilson (Oboe), Neil Aston (Clarinet), Jo Mayne (Bassoon), Cath Cordey (Horn) The Church's One Foundation

    Tune: Aurelia Arranger: Robert Ramskill Music: S S Wesley Words: Samuel J Stone Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Organist: Michael Pegg Hymnbook: BBC Songs of Praise Publishers: Oxford University Press

  • Image for Claire-Louise Appleby (Flute), Natasha Wilson (Oboe), Neil Aston (Clarinet), Jo Mayne (Bassoon), Cath Cordey (Horn)

    Claire-Louise Appleby (Flute), Natasha Wilson (Oboe), Neil Aston (Clarinet), Jo Mayne (Bassoon), Cath Cordey (Horn) All Hail The Power Of Jesu's Name!

    Tune: Diadem Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright Music: J Ellor Words: Edward Perronet Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Organist: Michael Pegg Hymnbook: BBC Songs of Praise Publishers: Oxford University Press

  • Image for OperaBabes

    OperaBabes Think On Me

    Composer: Alicia Ann Scott Arranger: Noel Vine

  • Image for Claire-Louise Appleby (Flute), Natasha Wilson (Cor Anglais), Neil Aston (Clarinet), Jo Mayne (Bassoon), Cath Cordey (Horn)

    Claire-Louise Appleby (Flute), Natasha Wilson (Cor Anglais), Neil Aston (Clarinet), Jo Mayne (Bassoon), Cath Cordey (Horn) O God You Search Me

    Arranger: David Ogden Composer: Bernadette Farrell Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Organist: Michael Pegg Hymnbook: Sing Glory Publishers: Kevin Mayhew, Jubilate Hymns

  • Image for Ella Taylor

    Ella Taylor A Gaelic Blessing

    Composer: John Rutter Organist: Simon Lole Published by Oxford University Press

  • Image for Claire-Louise Appleby (Flute), Natasha Wilson (Oboe), Neil Aston (Clarinet), Jo Mayne (Bassoon), Cath Cordey (Horn)

    Claire-Louise Appleby (Flute), Natasha Wilson (Oboe), Neil Aston (Clarinet), Jo Mayne (Bassoon), Cath Cordey (Horn) Lord For The Years

    Tune: Lord of the years Arranger: Robert Ramskill Words: Timothy Dudley-Smith Music: Michael Baughen Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Organist: Michael Pegg Hymnbook: BBC Songs of Praise Published by Oxford University Press

  • Factsheet 10 July 2011

    Presented by Diane Louise Jordan.

  • Interviews

    Suzanne Clarke
    Suzanne talks about the Monks tours that she does with local schoolchildren, teaching them about the history of Abbey.

    William, Mark & Caron Steele
    The Steele family run a farm just outside Pershore, they talk about how they’ve diversified to help keep the farm going.

    Holland House
    Diane met warden the Rev. Ian Spencer to discuss the significant history and green ethos at the house and chatted with visitors to whom the retreat means so much.

    The Rev. Kenneth Crawford
    Not only is Kenneth the vicar of Pershore Abbey he is also a professional robemaker. He talks about the role robes play in church services and his robemaking.

    With many thanks - additional robemaking footage supplied by Peter Wheatley.



    Paul Leddington Wright(Congregational Conductor)

    Paul Leddington Wright is a freelance conductor, composer, arranger and organist, and is internationally known for leading choral workshops and writing commissions.
    Organist and Director of Music Coventry Cathedral (1984-1995).
    Conductor of Saint Michael’s Singers, Coventry Cathedral.
    Artistic Director, International Church Music Festival.
    To find out more about Paul, visit his website at:
    www.paulleddingtonwright.co.uk

  • Locations

    All of the congregational music for this programme was recorded at:

    Pershore Abbey
    Church Street
    Pershore
    Worcestershire
    WR10 1DT

Credits

Presenter
Diane-Louise Jordan
Producer
Karen Hannah
Series Editor
David Taviner
Executive Producer
Tommy Nagra

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