This recording was of our first Songs of Hope program for the year 2015. Since the Christian Christmas festival traditionally goes for 12 days from Christmas Day, our program included three carols early in the program. 1 January was also Australia’s Federation Day anniversary. About half way through a piece was done on that important milestone.
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The Christian church above is in Canberra, Australia.
Songs of Hope spotlight on 17 Aug 2014 was one of Rachmaninoffs vespers “Blessed is the man”. Rod gives a translation at the start. This is top shelf choral work. It is unaccompanied. It is great for worshipping God. You will recognise the work “Allelujah”.
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Listen again to the story of Linda Shum, a Queensland mother who helps disabled children in China. Broadcast in “Christians who made a difference” during “Songs of Hope” on 11Sep16 and 2Mar14. Broadcast on Southern FM 88.3
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Hear the story of Griffith Jones, the reverend who brought reading and writing to the common man in Wales for the first time in the early 1700s. Broadcast on Songs of Hope on 6Nov16 in the segment “Christians who made a difference”.
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