11 February 2018 - Choral Evensong

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Sunday, 11 February 2018

This week's webcast features Herbert Howells' monumental Gloucester Service, written as his mother lay dying in his home town of Lydney, Gloucestershire, in 1946. Its striking musical contours and arches seem to evoke the architectural sweep of the great cathedral to which it is dedicated.

 

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