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09/12/2012

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 09 December 2012

Diane Louise Jordan recalls the way Mary, Jesus' mother-to-be, accepted the astonishing good news of her pregnancy and considers the way we all react to incredible events. With hymns including Tell Out My Soul, The Advent of Our God, and Come Thou Long-Expected Jesus. Featuring Bradford Cathedral Choir, accompanied by Alexander Woodrow and conducted by David Condry.

  • HYMNS

    Come, thou Redeemer of the earth
    Puer nobis nascitur arr. Willcocks
    Bradford Cathedral Choir

    The Angel Gabriel
    Basque carol
    Bradford Cathedral Choir

    Tell out my soul
    Woodlands
    Cambrensis and St Davids Praise

    Jesus bids us shine
    Edwin Excell
    Choir of Maltman’s Green Junior School, Chalfont St Peter, Buckinghamshire

    The advent of our God
    Franconia
    Bradford Cathedral Choir

    For Mary Mother of the Lord
    St Botolph
    Choirs at Wells Cathedral

    And the Glory of the Lord
    Handel (Messiah)
    Bradford Cathedral Choir

    Come, thou long-expected Jesus
    Cross of Jesus
    Huddersfield Choral Society & members of Manchester Camerata

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