Former choirmaster and organist at Salisbury Cathedral, Simon Lole tells the stories behind famous hymns, and introduces us to some of his favourite church music and musicians.
Simon Lole speaks to Katherine Dienes-Williams about the legacy of female composers. We also learn about the history of the famous hymn, How Great Thou Art.
Simon Lole sits down with hymn writer, David Evans, as they discuss the connections between lyrics and melodies. Simon Lole tells the stories behind the famous hymn; Be Still for the Presence of the Lord.
Simon Lole speaks to Canon Jeremy Davies exploring the legacy of hymn writer, George Herbert. Simon also shares the story behind Charles Wesley's hymn; Jesus Lover of my Soul.
Simon Lole sits down with Dr Barry Rose and examines the life and legacy of composer, Francis Jackson. Simon also looks at the history of world's most famous hymn, Amazing Grace.
Simon Lole speaks to director of music, Richard Tanner, about the influence of hymns on modern and pop music. Simon also shares with us the story behind the hymn; The Old Rugged Cross.