Songs of Praise on BBC One

Exultate Singers appear on BBC television's Songs of Praise, singing David Ogden's arrangements of well-loved hymns including Dear Lord and Father of mankind, Fight the good fight and Be still my soul.

The pieces were filmed in St Alban's Church in Westbury Park, Bristol in March, with the Lochrian Ensemble (Catherine Black and Alison Black, violins; Nerissa Dando, viola, and Matthew Greswell, cello), the clarinetist Julia Holmes and harpist Kate Watt.

The programme can be seen on BBC iPlayer go

Date

Sunday 12th July 2009 at 5pm on BBC One


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The making of...

During the filming of Songs of Praise, Eleanor Roylance, a media studies teacher and member of Exultate Singers, made a film for her students about the way the music is recorded. Click below to watch the film.

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