These chants are audio podcasts of Christian chants from a Christian radio program on a community radio station in Melbourne, Australia. The program is called Songs of Hope and the radio station is Southern FM 88.3
Bach’s Christmas Oratorio
On Christmas Day, Chris brought us excerpts of Bach’s Christmas Oratorio to celebrate Christmas. Parts of cantatas one and two are played. Here is a podcast of one hour of the special Christmas Day Songs of Hope
Prayers from monastery, France
Our prayers on 19Nov17 were from the Christian monastery in Barroux, France and are based on Psalm 120, 121 and 122. Our podcast is the 9am office, called Terce and goes for 11 minutes. Here is the English translation of the prayers Press play to listen or download.
Listen again to Songs of Hope music podcast from the 7May17 program. Chants include: Leigh Nash – Kyrie Eleison Tafelmusik – Gloria The Church Brothers – Sanctus The Priests – Benedictus Press play to listen, or download
Good Friday Liturgy
On Good Friday 14Apr17, Songs of Hope presented the Liturgy of St John Chrysostom. This is Christian worship from the eastern tradition Press play to listen or download
25Dec16 Bach Christmas Cantata 63
Listen again to Chris Whiting celebrating Christmas and Christs birth and presenting J S Bach Christmas Cantata 63 “Christians engrave this day” on Southern FM 88.3. The program is Songs of Hope. Chris presented this on Christmas Day 2016. The choir is Dunedin Consort. Play time is 47 minutes. Press play to listen or right … Continue reading "25Dec16 Bach Christmas Cantata 63"
We are also podcasting three Christian cantatas from Mozart, Handel and Bach. They are presented by Chris Whiting and were broadcast on 13Nov16 on 88.3 Southern FM. ‘Cantiam le glorie’ from David Penitente by W A Mozart – Neville Mariner with the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart and the Sudfunk Choir ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ from F Handel’s Messiah (HWV … Continue reading "Three cantatas"