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Singing for Praise and Profit

Roderick Williams shows how Britain has become a breeding ground for the world's best professional choirs and choristers, thanks to our historic cathedral choir tradition.

Roderick Williams shows how Britain has become an astonishingly fertile breeding ground for the world's very best professional choirs and choristers. He explores the hugely important role that our cathedrals and university chapels have played in sustaining these groups; plus the long, but not always illustrious, history that brought them here. And he asks what the future holds for this most British of musical institutions.

Producer: Chris Taylor for BBC Wales.

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