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Songs of Praise

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from Romsey Abbey
Today is the first Sunday of Lent, a time when Christians reflect on their faith. Songs of Praise visits Romsey Abbey, which has stood for 850 years as a place of prayer and pilgrimage. More recently it has become the last resting place of Earl Mountbatten.
Geoffrey Wheeler meets David Clegg , voted this year's Choir Boy of the Year, who sings the 'Nunc Dimittis', and talks to Ann Rispin , who went to teach in Africa and came back with an adopted Ethiopian daughter. The people of Romsey sing their favourite hymns.
0 the deep deep love of Jesus (Ebenezer); Eternal glory of the sky; Lord of all hope-fulness (Slane); Lead us, heavenly Father, lead us (Mannheim); The whole wide world for Jesus! (Wolvercote); Immortal, invisible God only wise (St Denio); Nunc Dimittis (Burgon); 0 thou who dost accord us (Innsbruck)
Conductor ANTHONY BURNSCOX Organist JEFFREY WILLIAMS Film director ANN BARNETT Producer DAVID KREMER
Series producer JIM MURRAY
* Subtitles on Ceefax page 170

Contributors

Unknown: Earl Mountbatten.
Unknown: Geoffrey Wheeler
Unknown: David Clegg
Unknown: Ann Rispin
Organist: Jeffrey Williams
Director: Ann Barnett
Producer: David Kremer
Producer: Jim Murray

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