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March 5th, 2007 - BBC Daily Service


Today the Bradford Girls Choir broadcast the Daily Service live on BBC R4 LW. The broadcast took place in Emmanuel Church, Didsbury, Manchester requiring a pick up time for the choir of 5.45am!


To listen again to the service click here . (click 'listen again' Monday 5th March)


The service was presented by Clair Jaquiss and produced by Simon Vivian. They can be seen in the picture below with the Bradford Girls' Choir and Organist Benjamin Saunders and Choir Director Christopher McElroy.


Music sung by the choir ranged from a translation of the 6th Century hymn 'The Glory of these Forty Days' through to a contemporary piece by Catholic composer Bernadette Farrell 'God beyond all names.' Also featured was the hymn 'Just as I am' appropriately also written by a female composer, Charlotte Elliott in the 19th Century.



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