Salisbury Cathedral Close

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Duration: 35 minutes

Aled Jones meets some of the residents who live beside one of the world's most stunning church buildings, and introduces traditional hymns from the Cathedral congregation and special guest Hayley Westenra.

Music Played

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  • Salisbury Cathedral congregation

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      Salisbury Cathedral congregation Christ Is Made The Sure Foundation

      Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Westminster Abbey Music: adapt. From Henry Purcell (1659-95) Words: Latin, c.7th century, tr. J. M. Neale (1818-66) altd

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      Salisbury Cathedral congregation Brother, Sister let me serve you.

      Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Servant Song Music & Words: Richard Gillard (b. 1953) © 1977 Scripture in Song, a division of Integrity Music. Administered by Kingsway's Thankyou Music Source: Songs of Praise Hymnbook no. 376

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    Salisbury Cathedral congregation I will sing the wonderous story

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Hyfrydol Music: melody by R.H. Prichard (1811-87) Harm. R. Vaughan Williams (1872-1958) Words: Francis Harold Rowley (1854-1952) © Harper Collins Religious. Administered by CopyCare Source:Songs of Praise Hymnbook no. 150

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    Hayley Westenra Amazing Grace

    Music: Trad Words John Newton (1725-1807)

  • Image for Salisbury Cathedral congregation, organist Daniel Cook

    Salisbury Cathedral congregation, organist Daniel Cook God Is Love, Let Heaven Adore Him

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Abbot’s Leigh Music: Cyril V. Taylor (1907-91) Words: Timothy Rees (1874-1939) and Compilers of BBC Hymn Book © Mowbray (an imprint of Cassell plc) Source: BBC Songs of Praise Hymnbook No. 5

  • Image for Salisbury Cathedral Choristers, organist Daniel Cook

    Salisbury Cathedral Choristers, organist Daniel Cook Nunc Dimittis

    Conductor: David Halls Music: Howard Goodall

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    Salisbury Cathedral congregation, organist Daniel Cook The Day Thou Gavest

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: St Clement Music: C.C. Scholefield (1839-1904) Words: John Ellerton (1826-93) Source:Songs of Praise hymnbook no. 394

  • Cathedral Close Sailsbury

    Presented by Aled Jones from Sailsbury

  • Interviews

    Helen Russell
    Helen is the manager of Salisbury Cathedral’s shop. She spoke to us about Wolfie, Salisbury’s world-famous Cathedral cat!

    The Very Reverend June Osborne – Dean of Salisbury
    In 1994 June Osborne was one of the original 1,500 women in England ordained as priests. The following year she moved to Salisbury Cathedral as Canon Treasurer, one of the Cathedral's three residentiary canons. In 2002 she became Acting Dean of Salisbury following the retirement of her predecessor, the Very Revd Derek Watson. In 2004 she was appointed Dean of Salisbury and installed in the Cathedral in a service during May.

    Pamela Gueritz
    Pamela Gueritz moved to Salisbury Cathedral Close with her husband in 1972. She worships at the Cathedral and the local Parish Church and spoke to Aled about her home which was built in or soon after 1310.

    The Hall Family
    David Halls has been Organist and Director of Music at Salisbury Cathedral since 2005. His 5 children spoke to Aled about life on the Cathedral Close.

    Lindsay Gray
    Lindsay is the director of the Royal School of Church Music which has its administrative head quarters in Salisbury Cathedral Close. He spoke to Aled about the role of the RSCM and the chorister training programme called “Voice For Life”.

    James King, Shelley Wilson and Oliver Short spoke to Aled as they were about to take the examination for their RSCM ‘Voice for Life’ Gold Award.

    Sue Finniss
    Sue has lived in Salisbury all her life and holds art classes in the Cathedral Close. She recently completed a book featuring her watercolours of buildings in the Close entitled “Salisbury, A Walk In The Close” published by Spire Books.

    The Rt Rev. Nicholas Holtam - Bishop of Salisbury
    On 15th October The Rt Rev. Nick Holtam will be enthroned in his new role as Bishop of Salisbury. Previously he was vicar at St Martin-in-the-Fields in Trafalgar Square, a post he had held since 1995. He spoke to Aled about the challenges of his new role and about being the Cathedral Close’s newest resident.

  • Locations

    Hymns recorded at Salisbury Cathedral

Credits

Presenter
Aled Jones
Producer
Pamela Hossick
Series Editor
David Taviner
Executive Producer
Tommy Nagra
Performer
Hayley Westenra

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