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School Choirs Showcase

Aled Jones catches up with the Songs of Praise junior and senior School Choirs of the Year 2009.

He hears how senior winners Twyford High School gave a special performance for Desmond Tutu and joins junior winners Waringstown to record a track for a Children in Need album called Bandaged Together.

35 minutes

Last on

Sun 11 Oct 2009 17:10

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  • Waringstown Primary School Choir & pianist Carl McCambley

    Breathe on Me Breath of God

    Music: Robert Jackson (1840-1914) Tune: Trentham Words: Edwin Hatch (1835-89) Conductor: Jean Glass SOP Hymnbook #160 Pg302/3 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997 First broadcast Sunday 22nd March 2009

  • Twyford CofE High School Choir & pianist Josh Cadman

    How Excellent is Thy Name

    Music: Verona Crossfield Words: Based on Psalm 8 Conductor: Rev Lloyd Crossfield First broadcast Sunday 29th March 2009

  • All finalists, Songs of Praise School Choir of the year 2009

    Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory

    Music: Melody attrib. to William Steffe (c 1850) Tune: Battle Hymn Words: Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910) Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright Conductor: Douglas Coombes and pianist Darius Battiwalla SOP Hymnbook #156 Pg296/7 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997 Clayton, Southfields, Waringstown, Rugby, Twyford and Gryphon Schools First broadcast Sunday 29th March 2009

  • Twyford CofE High School Choir & pianist Josh Cadman

    Welcome in this place

    Music: Howard Francis Conductor: Rev Lloyd Crossfield

  • Twyford CofE High School Choir & pianist Josh Cadman

    Praise Waiteth (O Lord You're My Everything)

    Music & Words: Richard Smallwood Conductor: Rev Lloyd Crossfield

  • Waringstown Primary School Choir

    I'll Go In The Strength Of The Lord

    Music: Ivor Bosanko Tune: I’ll Go In The Strength Of The Lord Words: Edward Turney Organist: Carl McCambley Conductor: Jean Glass © Salvationist Publishing and Supplies, administered by CopyCare, PO Box 77, Hailsham BN27 3EF SOP Hymnbook #329 Pg608-612 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997

  • Waringstown Primary School Choir & pianist Carl McCambley

    Down By The Riverside

    Words & Music: Traditional Conductor: Jean Glass First broadcast Sunday 28th June 2009

  • Waringstown Primary School Choir

    Be Still For The Presence Of The Lord

    Music & Words: David J Evans (b1957) arr James Whitbourn (b1963) Tune: Be Still Arranger: John Anderson Organist: Carl McCambley Conductor: Jean Glass SOP Hymnbook #207 Pg400/401 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997

  • Twyford CofE High School Choir

    Hallelujah

    Music: Quincy Jones version of Handel’s Messiah Hallelujah Chorus Words: Charles Jennens (1700-1773) Conductor: Rev Lloyd Crossfield Josh Cadman

  • Aled Jones and the Waringstown Primary School Choir

    What The World Needs Now

    Music: Bert Bacharach Words: Hal David Arranger: John Anderson

  • All finalists, Songs of Praise School Choir of the year 2009

    Praise My Soul, The King of Heaven

    Music: Music: John Goss (1800-80) Tune: Praise, my Soul Words: H. F. Lyte (1793-1847) based on Psalm 103 Arranger: Ray Monk Conductor: Douglas Coombes and pianist Ollie Hamilton SOP Hymnbook #20 Pg36-9 Oxford University Press, BBC Books 1997 ISBN 0 19 147325-1 this compilation © Oxford University Press 1997 Clayton, Southfields, Waringstown, Rugby, Twyford and Gryphon Schools First broadcast Sunday 5th April 2009

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Aled Jones
Producer Charlotte Hindle
Executive Producer Tommy Nagra

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