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  Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
Christ Church Cathedral is the smallest cathedral in England and the seat of the Bishop of Oxford.
The oldest monument in the cathedral is the Shrine of St. Frideswide in the Latin Chapel.
Both John and his brother, the hymnwriter Charles, were undergraduates at Christ Church in the 1720s and were ordained in the cathedral as priests in the Church of England.
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  Christ Church, Oxford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Christ Church is the only college in England which is also a cathedral (one of the smallest in England), the seat (cathedra) of the Bishop of Oxford.
Its corporate title is The Dean, Chapter and Students of the Cathedral Church of Christ in Oxford of the Foundation of King Henry the Eighth, and the Visitor of the House is the reigning British Sovereign.
Christ Church's sister college in the University of Cambridge is Trinity College, Cambridge, founded the same year by Henry VIII.
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 Oxford - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Oxford is twinned with Bonn in Germany, Grenoble in France, León in Nicaragua, Leiden in the Netherlands, and Perm in Russia.
Originally the Priory Church of St Frideswide, the building was extended and incorporated into the structure of the Cardinal's College shortly before its refounding as Christ Church in 1546, since which time it has functioned as the cathedral of the Diocese of Oxford.
Oxford's Town Hall was built by Henry T. Hare, the foundation stone was laid on 6 July 1893 and opened by the future King Edward VII on 12 May 1897.
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 Oxford
Oxford is a city and local government district in Oxfordshire, England, with a population of 134,248 (2001 census).
In the 10th century Oxford became an important military frontier town between the kingdoms of Mercia and Wessex and was on several occasions raided by Danes.
Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford is unique as a college chapel and cathedral in one foundation.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/o/ox/oxford.html   (838 words)

  
 Oxford Article, Oxford Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Oxford is a city and localgovernment district in Oxfordshire, England, with a population of 134,248 (2001 census).
In the 10th century Oxford became an important militaryfrontier town between the kingdoms of Mercia and Wessex and was on several occasions raided by Danes.
Originally the Priory Church of St Frideswide, the building was extended and incorporated intothe structure of Christ Church College as a chapel, and has had the dual function as the Cathedral of the Diocese of Oxford since1546.
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 The Golden Vanity - Music for Boys’ Voices by Benjamin Britten - The Choristers of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
He was Organ Scholar at Christ Church in the early 1970s, before four years as Assistant Organist at Canterbury Cathedral and then Master of the Music at St Albans Abbey, where he also directed the International Organ Festival.
He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford, where he was Organ Scholar, with a First Class Honours degree in Music in 1999 and with the MPhil in 2001.
Recorded in the Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford on 1st - 2nd July 2002 and 20th - 21st March 2003 by kind permission of the Dean and Chapter.
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 Christ Church Cathedral & College Choir   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, is unique in being both a diocesan cathedral and a college chapel.
Christ Church is the oldest and best known of Oxford's colleges.
The boys are educated at the Christ Church Cathedral School, situated opposite the college on its own grounds.
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 Welcome to Christ Church Cathedral
One of the oldest Gothic-style churches in the United States, Christ Church Cathedral is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Building began in 1827, and the church was consecrated in December, 1829.
The roof inside the arch is oak, made in the form of a barrel vault with molded ribs and elaborately carved bosses where the ribs intersect.
www.cccathedral.org /gallery/bhistory_gallery.html   (682 words)

  
 Christ Church Oxford University UK - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
This twelfth century church is amongst the oldest buildings in Oxford, and one of the smallest Anglican cathedrals in England.
It is also the only church in the world to be both a cathedral and a college chapel.
The Cathedral is the mother church of the Diocese of Oxford, and many special services take place attended by the Bishop of Oxford.
www.chch.ox.ac.uk /cathedral   (256 words)

  
 Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford -- Harriman Arts Program of William Jewell College   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Although Christ Church Cathedral Choir is 500 years old, it is famous for the youthfulness of its sound and its adventurous musical programming.
Unique as both a cathedral and college choir, the ensemble is composed of 16 boys and
The boys are selected as members for their musical abilities and to attend Christ Church Cathedral School.
www.harrimanarts.org /eventsinfo/oxford_info.htm   (134 words)

  
 History of Christ Church Oxford cathedral choir school – of choristers ancient and modern
The Christ Church boys spent quite a lot of their free time exploring Oxford and sometimes hiring a boat for sixpence a day and going to Iffley or Kennington.
Weather permitting, bird watching in Christ Church Meadow became a popular practice, and a heron was spotted in the meadow one Christmas.
Many of today’s cathedral organists and professional singers started their education as choristers, but the discipline and professionalism that is part of the chorister’s upbringing will stand him in good stead for his future career.
www.ofchoristers.net /Chapters/OxfordChristChurch.htm   (3379 words)

  
 Music at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, is unique: it functions as the Cathedral of the Diocese of Oxford and as the Chapel of the College.
Built in the twelfth century, it is one of the smallest Anglican Cathedrals in the country.
When the Cathedral Choir is on vacation, many services are sung by the Cathedral Singers, a voluntary choir of men and women from the Diocese.
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 christ church oxford Information and Resources - God Has A Dream by Archbishop Desmond Tutu
Christ Church College is built around a large open quad, featuring Tom Tower and the Cathedral.
Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, is unique in being both a diocesan cathedral...
of the Cathedral Church of Christ in Oxford of the Foundation of...
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 Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford - Index
Unique in the world as both Cathedral and College choir, the intimate acoustic of its musical home, Oxford's 12th-century Cathedral, has given it a relationship with early sacred music and the rhythm and vigour of contemporary idioms which is second to none.
Christ Church Cathedral Choir’s recent recording of John Taverner’s Missa Gloria tibi Trinitas has been awarded the distinction of being an “Editor’s Choice” in the October edition of the prestigious Gramophone magazine.
Darlington conducts the choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, with precision, warmth and vitality in the music of his predecessor John Taverner (c 1490-1545), who was thrown into the college’s stinking fish cellar for heresy then pardoned because he was 'but a musitian'.
www.chchchoir.org   (1023 words)

  
 PHONE-SOFT INTERNET DIRECTORY INTERNATIONAL:HOUSES OF GOD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Christ Church (Anglican) Cathedral, Dublin - The cathedral of Holy Trinity, commonly called Christ Church, was founded by the Vikings, rebuilt by the Anglo-Normans restored by the Victorians under George Edmund Street.
Medieval English Cathedrals and Churches - Among the subjects of S.H. Shepherd's professional lens are the ruined Cistercian Abbey of Hailes, Gloucestershire and Malmesbury Abbey, Wiltshire.
By the Orthodox Church of Serbia, Raska and Prizren Diocese.
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 ChurchGiving.com :: Church Directory   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Christ Church Cathedral serves a unique downtown ministry in the heart of...
Christ Church Cathedral at 900 Broadway in Nashville, Tennessee, is the spiritual home for more than 2,000 men, women and children.
Christ Church Cathedral is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Fredericton...
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 Choir of Christ Church Cathedral
Christ Church Cathedral Choir was founded just under five hundred years ago, and continues to perform daily services throughout the year in the Cathedral.
The boy choristers attend Christ Church Cathedral School, attached to Christ Church, and about half the gentlemen of the choir are undergraduates at Oxford University.
His career began at Christ Church as a student under Simon Preston from 1971-4.
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 Christ Church Website - Welcome to Christ Church
Christ Church is a unique institution, one of the largest colleges in the University of Oxford and, at the same time, the Cathedral Church for the Diocese of Oxford.
If you are already a member of Christ Church, there is a wealth of information here for students, staff, and alumni.
On Thursday 11th October the renowned international cellist Julian Lloyd Webber was at Christ Church as a guest of the college Music Society, putting Oxford University cellists through their paces in a Masterclass held in the Cathedral.
www.chch.ox.ac.uk   (126 words)

  
 A Week at Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
The opportunity to spend a week performing services at one of England's most august cathedrals whilst staying at possibly England's most famous university college is a tempting combination.
Christ Church College was founded by Cardinal Wolsey in the reign of King Henry VIII but the Cathedral dates back to St.Frideswide and Saxon times.
Sung Eucharist and Choral Evensong in Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford
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 Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford - Stephen Darlington
After four years as Assistant Organist at Canterbury Cathedral, he was appointed Master of the Music at St. Albans Abbey, and a year later, became Artistic Director of the world-famous International Organ Festival in succession to Peter Hurford.
In 1985 he returned to Christ Church as Organist and Tutor in Music.
He is currently Choragus of the University of Oxford, the holder of a Lambeth Doctorate of Music, and from 1999-2001 he was President of the Royal College of Organists.
www.chchchoir.org /stephen_darlington.cfm   (432 words)

  
 Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford - Previous Concerts and Tours
Christ Church Cathedral Choir, Oxford - Previous Concerts and Tours
Charity concert in aid of Helen House and Douglas House, Oxford
Major Tour of USA including Dallas, St. Louis, Washington and New York.
www.chchchoir.org /previous_concerts_and_tours.cfm   (220 words)

  
 Search Tuna Report for Canterbury Cathedral building   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
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Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford This Twelfth Century Church Is Amongst The Oldest Buildings In Oxford, And One Of The Smallest Anglican Cathedrals In England....
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 Edward Bouverie Pusey
In the early Church, it was the normal practice for every baptised Christian to receive the Sacrament of Holy Communion at least once a week.
Then, in the 1830's, several lecturers at Oxford University, reading their copies of the Book of Common Prayer, noticed that this was not the intended state of affairs.
Edward Bouverie Pusey (1800--16 September 1882) was competent in Hebrew, Arabic, and Aramaic, and was Regius Professor of Hebrew at Oxford, and a canon of Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford, from 1828 until his death.
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 Church House Bookshop Saint Frideswide
Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford is built on the site of an Anglo-Saxon monastic church founded by a princess named Frideswide.
The princess, a contemporary of the Venerable Bede, has been honoured (and her shrine in the cathedral visited) as the patron saint of Oxford for over a thousand years.
The illustrations, wood engravings by Kathleen Lindsley, depict an episode in the life ot the saint and four of the places associated with her: Christ Church (the cathedral and the reconstructed shrine, above), Binsey, Bampton and the River Thames.
www.chbookshop.co.uk /product.asp?id=2383268   (221 words)

  
 Oxford photographs
Oxford photographic slide show from the Ruskin School of Art.
Oxford photographs by Andrew Speedy (Oxford Dept of Plant Sciences): Autumn trees and Winter in the Parks.
Additional photographs and relevant pointers related to Oxford, preferably in GIF or JPEG format, and via a URL, are welcome.
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 Christ Church Cathedral Choir (Boys' Choir) - Short History
Although Christ Church Cathedral Choir (CCCC) is 500 years old, it is justly famous for the youthfulness of its sound and its daring and adventurous musical programming.
-century Cathedral, has given it a relationship with early sacred music and the rhythm and vigour of contemporary idioms which is second to none.
The Cathedral is renowned for training many of the country's leading organists.
www.bach-cantatas.com /Bio/CCCC.htm   (345 words)

  
 Christ Church Cathedral   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of Indianapolis
Historic Christ Church Cathedral is a congregation of the Episcopal Church, the American branch of the 60-million member Anglican Communion of churches descended from the Church of England.
The church was founded in 1837 and the present building constructed in 1857.
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 Biography: Dr. Arthur Peacocke   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Chaplain and Honorary Canon at Christ Church Cathedral in Oxford.
In 1973, he was awarded the Le Conte Du Nouy Prize, and in 1986 he became an Academic Fellow at the Institute on Religion in an Age of Science.
In 1971, he was ordained as a priest in the Church of England.
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 George Edmund Street and the Restoration of Christ Church Cathedral Dublin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Report on the proposed rebuilding of the choir of Christ Church cathedral, Dublin and on the erection of a synod hall in connection with the cathedral (Dublin, 1871)
The cathedral of the Holy Trinity commonly called Christ Church cathedral, Dublin: an account of the restoration of the fabric...
The cathedral church of Holy Trinity Dublin (Christ Church): a description of its fabric, and a brief history of its foundation, and subsequent changes (London, 1901)
www.christchurch.dublin.anglican.org /history/street/street.html   (860 words)

  
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Music in Christ Church Cathedral from the late fifteenth century to 1647 (Dublin: Friends of Christ Church cathedral, [1997]).
'St. Michan's Church, Dublin: The installation of the organ in 1725 and the duties of the organist', Dublin Historical Record XLVI (1993), 101-120.
'St. Michan's Church, Dublin: The installation of the organ in 1725 and the duties of the organist', Journal of the British Institute of Organ Studies 19 (1995), 74-96.
www.may.ie /academic/music/bboydell/bb_publ.shtml   (1178 words)

  
 Oxford priest is appointed Honorary Canon of Christ Church Cathedral | News Releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
Oxford priest is appointed Honorary Canon of Christ Church Cathedral
Oxford priest is appointed Honorary Canon of Christ Church Cathedral
Canon Hugh Wybrew is already an honorary canon of the Cathedral of the Holy Trinity, Gibralter.  Previously he served as Dean of St George's Cathedral, Jerusalem, where during the First World War, the Turks dug up the cathedral floor looking for 'cannons' they believed to be hidden there.  
www.oxford.anglican.org /detail.php?id=90   (150 words)

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