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Music Played8 items
Songs of Praise Signature Tune Robert Prizeman
Arranged: especially for the competition and not commercially available.
Give Me Joy In My Heart Congregation
Tune: Sing Hosanna, Music: Traditional Words: traditional, Conductor: Douglas Coombes Arranged by Ray Monk especially for the competition and not commercially available. All six schools took part.
Lord of the Dance Heath Mount School
Tune: Shaker Words & Music: Sydney Carter Arranger: Don Hart, Conductor: Andrew O’Brien, Accompanist: Matthew Woodward, Flautist: Max Prasad. Published by Stainer & Bell Ltd.
All Things Bright and Beautiful Lindley Primary School
Music: John Rutter, Words: Mrs. C.F.Alexander, Conductor: Alison North, Accompanist: Emma Binns. Published by Oxford University Press
The Lord’s My Shepherd St Martin’s Ampleforth
(Psalm 23) Music: theme from the BBC TV series The Vicar of Dibley by Howard Goodall, Conductor: Vincent Conyngham Accompanist: William Dore. Published by Faber Music LTD. ISBN 0-571-52094-4.
Siyahamba Coloma Convent Girls School
Music: South African hymn, Conductor: Hilary Meyer, Accompanist: Gillian Hope.
Care For Your World (When Your Father Made The World) Gamlingay Village College
Music: Peter Rose, Words: Anne Conlon, Conductor: Yvonne Gray, Accompanist: Anne Wright Publisher Josef Weinberger Ltd ISMN 979-0-57005-486-2.
Lord Of The Dance St. Patrick’s Primary School
Tune: Shaker Words & Music: Sydney Carter Arranged: Ursula Cullen Conductor: Ursula Cullen, Accompanist: Trevor Burnside
Factsheet 15th April 2012
Junior Semi Final School Choirs 2012:
Six of the best junior school choirs perform a hymn of their choice to impress the judges Russell Watson, Suzi Digby and David Grant who have to decide which three make it to the final, as Aled Jones introduces the first of three special programmes from The Lowry Theatre in Salford.
Junior School semi-finalists:
Heath Mount School - Hertfordshire
St. Martin’s Ampleforth - York
Lindley Junior School - Huddersfield
St. Patrick’s Primary School - Derry
Coloma Convent Girl’s School – Croydon
Gamlingay Village College - Bedfordshire
Former pop singer and vocal coach to the stars David Grant, the self-styled people’s tenor Russell Watson and conductor, musician, choir master, teacher and performer Suzi Digby.
This year’s competition was held at The Lowry Theatre, Salford.
The Lowry, Pier 8, Salford Quays, M50 3AZ
- Series Editor
- David Taviner
- Russell Watson
- Suzi Digby
- David Grant
- Aled Jones
- Matthew Napier
- Executive Producer
- Tommy Nagra