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A Dickensian Christmas

Aled Jones presents Victorian-style carolling from Kent as he explores the life and faith of Charles Dickens, who was born two centuries ago. Includes contributions from the writer's great-great-grandson and Rochester Cathedral choir.

35 minutes

Last on

Sun 11 Dec 2011 16:55

Music Played

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

  • Choir and Congregation of St George’s Church, Gravesend

    HARK, THE GLAD SOUND!

    Tune: Bristol Music: From Thomas Ravenscroft Palsmes 1621 Words: Philip Doddridge (1702-51) Source: SoP hymn book no. 32 Arranged by: Paul Leddington Wright Accompanied by members of Redbridge Brass - Megan Morgan, Cliff Pask, Don Logrie

  • Choir and Congregation of St George’s Church, Gravesend

    BLEST ARE THE PURE IN HEART

    Tune: Franconia Music: J. B. KonigHarmonischerLiederschatz 1738 Words: John Keble (1792-1866) William John Hall (1973-1861) Source: SoP hymn book no. 285

  • Rochester Cathedral Choir

    GOD REST YOU MERRY GENTLEMEN

    Tune: Traditional

  • Choir and Congregation of St George’s Church, Gravesend

    SEE AMID THE WINTER'S SNOW

    Tune: Humility Music: John Goss (1800-80) Words: Edward Caswall (1814-78) Source: SoP hymn book no. 58 Arranged by: Geoff Ellerby Accompanied by members of Redbridge Brass - Megan Morgan, Cliff Pask, Don Logrie

  • Rochester Cathedral Choristers

    A CHILD'S HYMN

    Published by Charles Dickens in his journal Household Words. Tune: Evening Prayer Music: Engelbert Humperdinck Words: Harriet Parr Arranged by: Geoff Ellerby

  • Choir and Congregation of St George’s Church, Gravesend

    WHILE SHEPHERD'S WATCHED

    Tune: Cranbrook Words: N. Tate (1652-1715) Source: SoP hymn book 65 Arranged by: Geoff Ellerby WORDS: Latin 18th cent. possibly John F. Wade (c1711-86) tr. Frederick Oakeley (1802-80)and others MUSIC: Possibly by John F. Wade (c1711-86) TUNE: Adeste Fideles VERSES: 1, 2 and 5 SOURCE: Carols for Choirs 1 ARRANGER: WILLCOCKS, David Accompanied by members of Redbridge Brass - Megan Morgan, Cliff Pask, Don Logrie

  • Choir and Congregation of St George’s Church, Gravesend

    UNTO US A BOY IS BORN

    Tune: Puer Nobis Music: German melody Words: Percy Dearmer (1867-1936) G.R.Woodward (1848-1934) Source: SoP hymn book 62 Arranged by: Geoff Ellerby Accompanied by members of Redbridge Brass - Megan Morgan, Cliff Pask, Don Logrie

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Aled Jones
Producer Charlotte Hindle
Series Editor David Taviner
Executive Producer Tommy Nagra

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