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08/02/2015

In conjunction with Radio 2's The Sunday Hour, HRH The Prince of Wales talks to Diane Louise Jordan about his concerns for persecuted Christians around the world and the radicalisation of young Muslims in Britain. Aled Jones uncovers the inspiration behind the adopted FA Cup anthem Abide With Me.

35 minutes

Last on

Sun 8 Feb 2015 17:00

Music Played

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

  • Congregation at St. Alban’s Church, Bristol

    For The Beauty Of The Earth

    Conductor: David Ogden. Lyricist: F S Pierpoint.

    Tune: England’s Lane, Composer: Geoffrey Shaw

  • Derby Cathedral Choir

    We Cannot Measure How You Heal

    Choir: Congregation of Derby Cathedral. Supporting Artist: Peter Gould. Conductor: Paul Leddington Wright. Music Arranger: Paul Leddington Wright. Lyricist: John L Bell. Lyricist: Graham Maule.

    Tune: Scottish Traditional Melody

  • London Community Gospel Choir

    Joyful, Joyful

    Supporting Artist: Bazil Meade. Supporting Artist: Ayo Oyerinde. Supporting Artist: Robert Greenwood. Supporting Artist: Julian Hepple. Supporting Artist: Michael Brown. Supporting Artist: Tony Williams. Supporting Artist: Leonn Meade. Supporting Artist: Andre Brown. Lyricist: Henry J Van Dyke.

    Composer: Ludwig van Beethoven/Anthony Criss/Berry Gordy, Jr./James Harris/Terry Lewis/Alphonso Mizell/Freddie Perren/Deke Richards

  • Huddersfield Choral Society

    Let All The World

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Supporting Artist: Darius Battiwalla. Conductor: David Lawrence.

    Composer: Ralph Vaughan Williams

  • Canterbury Cathedral Choristers

    Brother James’ Air

    Supporting Artist: David Newsholme. Conductor: David Flood. Lyricist: Psalm 23.

    Tune: Bain, Composer: James Leith Macbeth Bain

  • Congregation of Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Sutton Coldfield

    I Am The Bread Of Life

    Supporting Artist: Jo Boyce. Supporting Artist: Andy Ross. Supporting Artist: Andrew Moss. Supporting Artist: Emily Clark. Supporting Artist: Juan Manzanera. Supporting Artist: Lian Hargreaves. Supporting Artist: Dan Callow. Conductor: Craig McLeish. Music Arranger: Craig McLeish. Lyricist: Anon.

    Composer: S. Suzanne Toolan

Factsheet for Sunday, 8 February 2015

HRH The Prince of Wales talks to Diane Louise Jordan about his concerns for persecuted Christians around the world and the radicalisation land of young Muslims in Britain, Aled Jones uncovers the inspiration behind the adopted FA Cup anthem Abide With Me.

Contributions

HRH The Prince of Wales
His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales talks about the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, around the world and the radicalisation of young Muslims here in the UK.

British Black Gospel Music (Part 2)
Connie Fisher meets Steve Alexander Smith, Author, ‘British Black Gospel’ who explains how groups like the London Community Gospel Choir contributed to a big change in the public popularity of gospel music.

Karen Gibson, ‘Choir Director’ describes how US gospel acts started appearing in the UK demonstrating a standard of musicianship and vocal harmonies that inspired her own generation.  Her group - Kingdom Choir later went on to big successes in the 1990s as British Black Gospel’s presence on radio and TV increased. But it didn't end there and next week Connie discovers how the last 15 years have seen British Black Gospel continue to transform.

Abide With Me
Aled Jones travels to Brixham in South Devon to discover the origins of the hymn Abide With Me, ahead of the next round of the FA Cup.

Locations

This week, hymn singing comes from:
  • St Alban’s Church, Bristol
  • Derby Cathedral
  • St Marys Church, Marylebone, London
  • The Monastery, Manchester
  • Canterbury Cathedral
  • Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Sutton Coldfield

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Diane Louise Jordan
Presenter Aled Jones
Presenter Connie Fisher
Series Producer Matthew Napier
Executive Producer Dave Stanford

Broadcast

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