Michael Saward's hymn for St Mellitus
ago to London's city
from 'Christ Triumphant' and other hymns (Jubilate Hymns Ltd)
Michael Saward comments: written at Discovery Walk, Wapping, London, to mark the 140th anniversary of London diocese, founded in 604. This hymn was first sung in St Paul's Cathedral on 24 April 2004 to the tune Corvedale, written by Maurice Bevan, who had recently retired as one of the Cathedral's Vicars Choral. He originally wrote it to Faber's hymn There's a wideness in God's mercy.
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