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Catalogue numberREC 184
Title50 years of religious broadcasting
Cover conditionNear mint
Record conditionNear mint
BBC records label codeD
Item deleted?Yes
Distributed / printed byPolydor
Country of originUK UK flag
Media typePrimary
Media genreMusic - Religious
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Run-off codes / Shop bar codesREC 184 A//2v420 05 12 2
REC 184 B//1v420 03 11 4
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Side & trackTrack and ArtistLength
A1Excerpt from 'Let their celestial concerts all unite' From The Ontario 'Samson' Choir Handel / The choir of Her Majesty's Chapels Royal / The choir of Westminster Abbey [Handel]27.43
A2Extract from the first religious broadcast in Britain, 1922 [The Rev. J. A. Mayo]
A3Introducing one of the first outside broadcast services from St. Martin-In-The-Fields, London [The Rev. Dick Sheppard]
A4Extract from a talk given on the BBC National Programme in 1933 [The Very Rev. Dr. W. R. Inge, Dean of St. Paul's Cathedral]
A5Excerpt from beginning of a service from St. Michael's Church, Chester Square, London, a month before the coronation of King George V in May 1937 [The Rev. W. H. Elliott]
A6The daily service - Excerpt from hymn - 'Lord, while for all mankind we pray' [The BBC Singers]
A7Excerpt from a Bible Sunday service in The Concert Hall, Broadcasting House, 1938 [The Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Dr. Cosmo Lang, Archbishop of Canterbury]
A8Vicar of all Hallow's Church, London and founder of Toc H Talking of all hallow's and Toc H [The Rev. P. T. B. ('Tubby') Clayton]
A9Extract from an address during a Sunday evening service in 1940 [Field Marshal Lord Gort, V.C.]
A10Soldiers of the 8th army celebrating Christmas on the borders of Tripolitania [Godfrey Talbot]
A11Extract from a broadcast to the forces and the people of Britain just before D-Day 1944 [The Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Dr. William Temple, Archbishop Of Canterbury]
A12Extracts from a Jewish Open-air service from Belsen Concentration Camp, April 1945 [The Rev. Leslie Hardmann]
A13Unveiling the battle of Britain memorial in Westminster Abbey, 1947 [H. M. King George VI]
A14Talking about his book 'The great divorce', 1948 [C. S. Lewis]
A15Broadcasting in 'The silver lining', 1949 [The Rev. Dr. Leslie Weatherhead]
A16Preaching in 'The people's service' from Butlin's Holiday Camp, Skegness, 1952 [The Very Rev. Ronald Selby Wright]
A17First verse of 'Love divine, all loves excelling' - Charles Wesley / W. P. Rowlands [Choirs of various denominations in The Midlands]
A18The coronation of H. M. Queen Elizabeth II, 1953. The crowning ceremony [John Snagge / The Archbishop of Canterbury, the Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Geoffrey Fisher]
A19Final verse of 'All people that on Earth do dwell' [W. Kethe / R. Vaughan-Williams]
B1The coronation of His Holiness Pope John XXIII [Donald Milner / His Holiness Pope John XXIII]28.10
B2Preaching in Harringay Arena during his Greater London crusade in 1954 [Dr. Billy Graham]
B3With members of the public on Tower Hill, London [he Rev. Dr. Donald Soper (Lord Soper)]
B4Excerpt from hymn - 'Saviour, if my feet have faltered' [George Marshall / General Albert Orsborn / Members of the Salvation Army Training College at Denmark Hill, London]
B5Extract from his sermon "A message to all English - speaking people" [His Holiness Pope Paul VI]
B6Extract from 'Veni Creator Spiritus' [Italian students of the Consulata Missionary College, London]
B7Talking about his book 'Honest to God', 1963 [The Rt. Rev. Dr. John Robinson, as the Bishop of Woolwich]
B8Excerpt from 'Amor Dei' - An invention for radio [Barry Bermange & the BBC Radiophonic Workshop]
B9Extract from sermon at his enthronement as Archbishop of Westminster, 1963 [His Eminence Cardinal Heenan, Archbishop of Westminster]
B10Preaching in Westminster Cathedral when he was Archbishop of Canterbury [The Most Rev. and Rt. Hon. Dr. Michael Ramsey (Lord Ramsey of Canterbury)]
B11Interview for the World Service [C. Irving / The Rev. Elsie Chamberlain]
B12Giving a talk in a school's programme 'Statements of belief', 1967 [Archbishop Anthony Bloom (The Most Rev. Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh)]
B13A housewife who is dying is interviewed, 1968 [The Rev. Roy Trevivian / Mrs. Beryl Worth]
B14Extract from a meditation [Fr. Simon Tugwell and Tibetan Buddhists in Dumfries, Scotland]
B15Extract from a meditation for Easter 'Forgiveness in Ballymurphy', 1974 [Fr. Desmond Wilson]
B16Excerpt from 'There is God' [Geoffrey Beaumont / Manchester Grammar School Christian Music Group]
B17Extract from 'Speak - easy' on the subject of cancer [Jimmy Saville, O.B.E.]
B18Extract from 'Thought for the day' [The Rev. Dr. Colin Morris]
B19Extract from 'Prayer for the day' [The Rev. John Jackson]
B20Excerpt from 'Holy, holy, holy, Lord God almighty' [Bishop R. Heber / J. B. Dykes]
Total length of media 55:53.


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