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Songs of Praise Special

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Family Carols
For Choir and Audience
Selections from this year's programme in the Royal Albert Hall. The Bach Choir soloist Michael Leighton Jones with the Philip Jones Brass Ensemble conductor Sir David Willcocks organist RICHARD POPPLEWELL percussion
DAVID CORKHILL , JAMES BLADES
Introduced by Geoffrey Wheeler
Each Christmas for over 30 years the Bach Choir has sung a mixture of traditional carols and new ones, with a packed family audience in the Royal Albert Hall.
This year the Choir held a carol competition and the three young winners receive their prizes and hear their carols sung by the Choir.
After the interval, DAVID WILLCOCKS invites all the children in the audience to join him on the stage for carols and a quiz - it's a musical Christmas party for children.
Presented for television by RAYMOND SHORT

Contributors

Unknown: Albert Hall.
Soloist: Michael Leighton Jones
Conductor: Sir David Willcocks
Organist: Richard Popplewell
Unknown: David Corkhill
Unknown: James Blades
Introduced By: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: Bach Choir
Unknown: Albert Hall.
Television By: Raymond Short

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Songs of Praise Special

BBC One London, 25 December 1977 18.25






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