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31/07/2011

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 31 July 2011

Brian D'Arcy explores the life and work of CS Lewis, whose Chronicles of Narnia have enthralled so many younger readers and whose essays and talks have inspired countless others.

Music includes How sweet the name of Jesus sounds, Angel voices ever singing, and John Rutter's All things bright and beautiful. With Ella Taylor (a BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year 2010), organist Anthony Gowing and the Sheffield Cathedral Choir, conducted by Neil Taylor.

  • HYMNS

    All for Jesus!
    John Stainer
    Coventry Singers

    All things bright and beautiful
    John Rutter
    Ella Taylor, 2010 BBC Radio 2 Young Chorister of the Year

    Tell me the old, old story
    Tell me
    Churches gathered in Airdrie, North Lanarkshire

    O God of earth and altar
    King’s Lynn
    Sheffield Cathedral Choir

    How sweet the name of Jesus sounds
    St Peter
    Sheffield Cathedral Choir

    Give me joy in my heart
    Sing Hosanna
    Choir of the Church of St Mary the Virgin, Bowdon, Cheshire

    Jubilate in Bflat (O be joyful in the Lord all ye lands)
    Stanford
    Sheffield Cathedral Choir

    Angel-voices ever singing
    Angel Voices
    BBC National Chorus of Wales

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