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Amazing Grace film

Amazing Grace film

this short film of Amazing Grace music shows photographs by Dan Evans of Olney in Buckinghamshire, England, near Milton Keynes – Olney is the home of Amazing Grace, the words for which were written by John Newton – Newton and Cowper collectively wrote the Olney Hymns, of which Amazing Grace is perhaps the best known

the film shows: i) Cowper’s Alcove, where it is thought the hymns were written ii) St Peter & St Paul church, where John Newton preached, iii) the Cowper & Newton Museum, which celebrates their lives and, lastly, iv) landscapes of Olney featuring the church tower – the dulcimer music is from two of Dan’s CD albums: ‘Let It Be Me’ CD (2010) track 2 ‘Amazing Grace & The Late Lesson’ and ‘Au Vieux Moulin’ CD (2014) track 6 ‘Amazing Grace’