Linwood and Newton: two unsung local musical heroes.

A musical podcast given by Alan Wilson
Composer, Musician Performer, and Chairman of the D. H. Lawrence Society.


Opening piece: Toccata (Wilson)

Section 1: Hymns from Eastwood
i) Eastwood, ii) Sun of my soul, iii) The Galilee Hymn (ii & iii mentioned by Lawrence)

Section 2: Arthur Linwood (1870 – 1951) - Entrepreneur, Publisher and Composer.
Sing unto the Lord
O come, let us worship
Deep harmony (Handel Parker)

Section 3: John Newton (1802 – 1886) - Composer and Musical Director.
His 2 most famous hymns: Sovereignty & Charity (with piano interludes by Wilson)

Section 4: John Newton, the inner man
‘Tis a point I long to know (Anxiety)
The Funeral piece – Captain of Israel’s host and guide (Admiration)
The Trumpet piece – Lord let the tuneful trumpet sound (Tuneful trumpet)

Section 5: Two seasonal ‘Lent’ hymns
Jesu lover of my soul
Jesu joy, my heart’s desiring (J.S.Bach)

Section 6: John Newton, a writer of good tunes.
O Love divine
How sweet the name of Jesus sounds (Mediator)
Anthem: Now in the song of grateful praise (Exultation)

Section 7: Arthur Linwood, a man of great music outreach.
A personal tribute by Alan, through arrangements and own compositions
The Old Man’s King (Wilson)
Handel’s Largo
Hymn: Take my life and let it be (Wilson). 

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