Music

Media guide – Easter services and music schedule

Services and web links to worship,  music, talks and resources

Please note time does not permit us to make all the links active and where this is the case highlight and copy the web address to your browser.

Choral Evensong from Southwark Cathedral – BBC Radio 3 – available now for a week
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01f68ds

Salvation Army International Staff Band Gala Concert – BBC Radio 2 – available now
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01d44jj

5TH APRIL MAUNDY THURSDAY
Royal Maundy Service from York Minster – BBC Radio York – service starts 2 hours in [nb acoustic background noise]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/console/p00q7d9s
Video report – Washington Post

http://tinyurl.com/cbpcxuw

Music for Holy Week from the BBC singers – BBC Radio 3 [Byrd, Tallis etc followed by Dvorak’s Stabat Mater]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01f68kw
8:25 pm The Story of the Cross – BBC Radio 3
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01fbd48
Miserere Mei Deus – Allegri – Easter from Kings 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00gd7jf

6TH APRIL GOOD FRIDAY
2 pm St John Passion – Bach – BBC Radio 3
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01d6n0j
7:30 pm Easter at Kings: MacMillan: Kiss on Wood; Palestrina: Stabat Mater; Tavener: Popule Meus ; MacMillan: Seven Last Words from the Cross – BBC Radio 3
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01d6n0n
7:30 pm Angelic Voices: The choristers of Salisbury Cathedral – BBC2 TV [UK only]
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01f6tb8
8 pm Canterbury Cathedral – ‘At the foot of the Cross’ – Good Friday Meditation including Stainer’s Crucifixion – BBC Radio 2
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01d95bg
9:50 pm Cathedral Heritage – BBC Radio 4
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01f6chc
‘There is a Green Hill Far Away’ – Easter from Kings 2011
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00gd7pg

7TH APRIL SATURDAY
5.05-6.20 pm Easter from Kings – BBC 2 TV [UK only]

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01g7r20

7 pm Still Ringing after all these years: a short history of bells [and bell ringing] – BBC4 TV [UK only]

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b018ct1c

8TH APRIL EASTER SUNDAY
05:43 am The Bells of Exeter Cathedral – BBC Radio 4

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01d84h2

06:35 am A sunrise meditation on the resurrection from Gloucester Cathedral – BBC Radio 4

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01fhnsr

08:10 am Easter Eucharist from Manchester Cathedral – the Bishop of Manchester preaches – BBC Radio 4
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01fhnsy
features the first broadcast of ‘The Peoples’ Passion’ a new commission by the BBC for Easter being sung by 120 choirs around the world
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/features/peoples-passion/
10 am Easter Day Eucharist from Coventry Cathedral – BBC 1 TV [UK only]

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01g4ngl

4 pm Choral Evensong for Easter Sunday from Gloucester Cathedral – BBC Radio 3

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01dtsdb

5:25 pm Easter Praise from St Mary’s Portsmouth – BBC1 TV [UK only]

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01g7ttc

8 pm ‘Easter Glory’ – Easter hymns from Lincoln Cathedral choir – BBC Radio 2

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01fbj2d

‘Hallelujah Chorus’ – Easter from Kings 2011

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00gd7gk

MESSAGES FOR EASTER

‘The Meaning of the Resurrection: then and now’ – Bishop Tom Wright – Australian Broadcasting Corporation

http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2012/04/05/3471387.htm

also see his prior piece ‘Can we believe in the Resurrection?’

http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2011/04/22/3198806.htm

3 Easter Video Messages from the Archbishop of York:
‘Good Friday: how good – because he is in it with us!’

‘Baptisms – a chance to start again’

‘Easter Day – there is hope and a future’

DRAMA AND DOCUMENTARIES FOR EASTER

Cathedral Conversation: 5 part documentary on Britain’s Cathedrals – BBC Radio 4

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01f6n2k

The People’s Passion: Afternoon drama by Nick Warburton set in a fictional cathedral – BBC Radio 4

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01fbg3h

RESOURCES FOR EASTER
‘Easter With Premier’ – Premier Christian Radio

http://www.premier.org.uk/easter

Holy Week Prayers – Lent and Beyond

http://tinyurl.com/cjmcywo

Stainer’s Crucifixion – BBC Singers

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00qqmff

‘My Soul is Complete’ – Ben Cantellon – Kingsway Music

‘Salvation’s Song’ – Stuart Townsend – Kingsway Music

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