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Pop star-turned-priest, the Rev Richard Coles meets people passionate about poetry including Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Andrew Motion and Wendy Cope.

Pop star-turned-priest, the Rev Richard Coles meets people passionate about poetry including Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Andrew Motion, Wendy Cope and the Archbishop of Canterbury, Rowan Williams.

Praise to the Holiest in the Height, Let All the World in Every Corner Sing and Lead and Kindly Light are amongst the hymns sung by Cherie Gears, Lexie Stobie and the Coventry Singers.

35 minutes

Last on

Sun 10 Jan 2010 16:55

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Robert Prizeman, Maurice Murphy, Steven Geraghty

    Songs of Praise Signature Tune

    Composer: Robert Prizeman commercially available

  • The Coventry Choir, Flute (Clare-Louise Appleby), Clarinet (Neil Aston), Horn (Cath Cordey), Oboe (Natasha Wilson), Bassoon (Jo Mayne) & Harp (Skaila Kanga), Organist (Tim Campain)

    Praise To The Holiest In The Height

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Gerontius Music: J.B. Dykes (1823-76) Words: John Henry Newman (1801-90) Arranger: Geoff Ellerby SoP Hymn Book (#90)

  • The Coventry Singers, Flute (Clare-Louise Appleby), Clarinet (Neil Aston), Horn (Cath Cordey), Oboe (Natasha Wilson), Bassoon (Jo Mayne) & Harp (Skaila Kanga), Organist (Tim Campain)

    The Lord's My Shepherd

    Music: Stuart Townend Words: Scottish Psalter 1650, based on Psalm 23 Paul Leddington Wright

  • Lexie Stobie, Guitar (Charlie Groves), Keyboards (Geoff Ellerby), Cello (Harry Napier)

    Lead Kindly Light

    Music: Geoff Ellerby Arranger: Geoff Ellerby John Henry Newman in MS

  • The Coventry Singers, Flute (Clare-Louise Appleby), Clarinet (Neil Aston), Horn (Cath Cordey), Oboe (Natasha Wilson), Bassoon (Jo Mayne) & Harp (Skaila Kanga), Organist (Tim Campain)

    Let All The World In Every Corner Sing

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Luckington Music: Basil Harwood (1859-1949) Words: George Herbert (1593-1633) Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright SoP Hymn Book (#236)

  • Cherie Gears, Guitar (Charlie Groves)

    The Bright Field

    Music: Maddy Prior, Geoff Ellerby Arranger: Geoff Ellerby Ronald Stuart Thomas in MS

  • The Coventry Choir, Flute (Clare-Louise Appleby), Clarinet (Neil Aston), Horn (Cath Cordey), Oboe (Natasha Wilson), Bassoon (Jo Mayne) & Harp (Skaila Kanga), Organist (Tim Campain)

    Mirabile Dictu

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Music: Carol Ann Duffy and Sasha Johnson Manning Words: Carol Ann Duffy and Sasha Johnson Manning This item was specially recorded for BBC Songs of Praise but a version is available on the CD ‘The Manchester Carols’, on the Naxos label.

  • The Coventry Choir, Flute (Clare-Louise Appleby), Clarinet (Neil Aston), Horn (Cath Cordey), Oboe (Natasha Wilson), Bassoon (Jo Mayne) & Harp (Skaila Kanga), Organist (Tim Campain)

    And Did Those Feet In Ancient Time

    Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright Tune: Jerusalem Music: C. Hubert H Parry Words: William Blake Arranger: Geoff Ellerby SoP Hymn Book (#375)

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Which will be named the UK's favourite hymn?

Which will be named the UK's favourite hymn?

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