* * * Mommq News • Saturday, September 6, 1997 3B
The death of Diana
Today on TV Sun.
• ABC rebroadcasts funeral.
• C-SPAN repeats BBC's coverage.
• History Channel airs four hour special
from Britain's Shy TV
9aj«. E! rebroadcasts coverage. • CNN airs three-hour special. "Diana, 9(un.
• Continuing coverage of funeral on CNN, • CNN rebroadcasts funeral coverage. Princess of Wales. Royal Tribute." • A&E airs "Biography Prince William."
NBC. Fox. CBS, C-SPAN. A&E, E! ^^ • Lifetime reruns the minisenes "Diana: Her • CBS special "Farewell to a Princess."
Entertainment Television and Fox. ^l". „, L _, „ ,_ „ ^ True Story," based on a biography by • Ufetime airs BBC funeral coverage.
• C-SPAN rebroadcasts British Broadcasting Andrew Morton • Lifetime airs "Diana: Legacy of a
• A&E shows "Biography: Princess Diana."
coverage. Princess," hosted by Elizabeth Vargas.
Goodbye, Time is too slow Service
for those who wait, highlights
too swift for those who fear, Musk
too long for those who grieve, Pnnervicc munct
• Prelude on the hymn
too short for those who rejoice, tune 'Eventide'
but for those who love, Hubert Parry (1848-
time is eternity. 1918)"
• Prelude on the hymn
Ralph Vaughan Williams
• Fantasia in C minor,
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Kaight-Ridder Newspaffers through the streets of London and the Joharm Sebastian Bach
Elton John performed modern ceremonial funeral was born • Canon
this song at this While Princess Diana's funeral is in Britain. . . . Joham Pachelbel
morning's funeral. The shaping up to be a thoroughly modern Royal rites of passage weren't (1653-1706)
lyrics were rewritten by affair, much of the solemn ceremony always such grand spectacles. Their • Prelude
his partner Bemie will be steeped in military tradition weddings and funerals tended to be William Harris (1883-
Taupin. dating to the last century. small, private affairs. But by the late
From the gun carriage used to cany 19th century the royal family hired
her coffin through the streets of specialists to plan ceremonies and
rose; may you ever grow London to the military regiment that invent rituals that would increase
in our hearts. will accompany it, the funeral will be public support of the monarchy, • Guiseppe Verdi (1813»~
You were the grace that laced with rituals more appropriate according to Less. 1901)fromThe II
for kings and warriors. "Nobody made any plans for Queen Requiem. \
placed itself where lines "The only people outside the Victoria's funeral (in 1901) and it was a •The King of Love My "
were torn apart. monarchy who were granted state huge debacle," said Virginia Shepardis
You called out to our funerals were Winston Churchill, the Newmyer, a British cultural and social J.B. Dykes (1823-76) <**.
country, and you Duke of Wellington and Lord Nelson," historian, "Nobody knew quite what to H.W. Baker (1821-77) ' :
whispered to those in said Lynn Less, chairwoman of the do. A sovereign had not died since
history department at the University 1837." Psalm 23.
pain. Nonetheless, the last minute affair •Candle in the Wind __
Now you belong to They were all military figures/ all boosted the monarchy's popularity, BemieTaupinA "il
heaven, and the stars male and all linked to war, The cere- marking a new high point for the royal Elton John ^
spell out your name. mony was worked out in the context of family as it entered the 20th century. • Air from County Gerry -*"
the military which was extremely After that kings and queens began in G Petrie: The Ancient^"*
And it seems to me you appropriate." planning their own send-offs, includ- Music of Ireland
lived your life like a Princess Diana is not having a state ing Victoria's son Edward VTJ, who Howard Arnold Walter.
candle in the wind: funeral but a royal hybrid, mixing ele- coordinated a big to-do for his own
Never farJng with the ments of astate funeral with populist demise, which came just six years
suriset when the rain touches. • Prelude in C minor
In 1806 when Lord Nelson died, a
set in. BWy 546. Joham
And your footsteps will Sebastian Bach
always fall here, along
England's greenest Nils; Savannah says its own farewells
Your candle burned out Symphony Chorus—will be preparing
long before your legend Savannah Morning News for the service until that time.
ever will. Books of remembrance will be If I should die and leave
Savannahiaus will gather at historic placed on the sidewalk in front of the you here awhile.
Loveliness weVe lost; church, Feddern said. "Normally, the
Christ Church on Johnson Square Be not like others, sore
these empty days today to pay their respects and books would be inside the church, but
without your smile. undone, who keep
remember Diana, Princess of yfales. 'these are not ordinary circumstances." Long vigils by the silent
This torch well always Mourners will be able to sign a book "The remembrance books will
carry for our nation's dust, and weep.
of remembrance and will be given an arrive about 11 ajn.," said Samuel
golden child. opportunity to contribute to the Carleton, president of the local branch For my sake-turn
Phoenix Project in Savannah. The pro- of the English Speaking Union of the again tojrfe and smite,
And even though we try, United States. He said mourners can Nerving thy heart and
ject "benefits people living with AIDS,
the truth brings us to who were among the special concerns . begin signing the books as soon as trembling hand,to do
tears; All our words - of the princess. they arrive. Something to comfort
cannot express the joy • Doors to the approximately 000-seat Carleton suggested that those writ- other hearts than trine
you brought us through sanctuary of the Episcopal church at ing in the books "Be as brief as possi- Complete those dear
the years. 28 Bull St will open at 11:30 a.m., 30 ble, as a matter of courtesy,, to those unfinished tasks of mine
Goodbye England's rose, minutes before the start of the public who are behind you in the line." And I, perchance, may
memorial service and just hours after He said the books will be sent to the therein comfort you.
from a country lost the princess' funeral in London. British embassy in Washington, D.C.
without your soul, Irene Feddern, organist and choir- The English Speaking Union worked
Who'll miss the wings of master at Christ Church, said the choir in cooperation with Christ Church to.
your compassion more — made up of voices from Christ hold the service after receiving a num-
ber of telephone calls, Carleton said. I am the resurrection " -
than you'll ever know. Church, Wesley Monumental United WMam, left, and Prince Hairy view tributes left in memory of their mother. Above,
Methodist Church and the Savannah He is expecting a large crowd. and the life, saith the
Diana and the boys on a boat ride hi Niagara Falls, Orrt., In 1991.
Lord: he that believeth
in me, though he were
dead, yet shall he live;
and whosoever liveth .,
Diana's coffin and believeth in me
Will rest before the high altar on a shall never die. (John ••
Westminster Abbey Western towers were built
In 1734-45; architecture by
catafalque, an ornamental stand.
Her head wiH point east ~ 11:25,26)
Princess Diana's funeral ceremony will be held Nicholas Hawksmoor I know that my __
in London's Westminster Abbey, the traditional Tombs Redeemer liveth. and
place of rest for British royals. Since 1066, royal More than that he shad stand at - •
coronations have taken place in the church - the 3,000 people the latter day upon the
last in 1953 (Queen Elizabeth's). are buried in the earth: and though after -*
Spencer family seating abbey, including my skin worms destroy ."•.
members of royalty this body, yet in my !".
and other notable flesh shall I see God; *:
Britons. whom I shall see for
myself, and mine eyes
resting place shall behold, and not £
The body of Princess Diana win another. (Job 19:25-27$
be buried on the island on the Family procession
Members of the royal and Spencer Royal family seating We brought nothing into
grounds of the Spencer family's
550-acre estate. families will follow the coffin this world, and it is
out of the abbey. certain we can carry
nothing out. The Lord
gave, and the Lord hath
Guest stating the name of the
Poets' Corner Timothy 6: 7; Job 1: 21)
^Statues of famous
tish writers such Thou knowest. Lord, the
Monastery Hall ^hakespeare secrets of our hearts;
I Dickens shut not thy merciful
Media seating ears unto our prayer;
Balconies of scaffolding have been built in the nave but spare us, Lord most
to accommodate about 200 members of the media holy. 0 God most
mighty. 0 holy and most
merciful Savior, thou
The royal most worthy Judge
eternal, suffer us not, at
flag and the
Great our last hour, for any
significance of the rViarkings
West Door pains of death, to fall
Called the "Standard for other members from Ihee. Amen (Book
Pallbearers will carry the coffin of the royal family "
into and out of the church through Lady -harp of Common Prayer)
this entrance. symbolizes
Northern Ireland I heard a voice from
heaven, saying unto me.
Diana's cortege Tfac
symbolizes Write. From henceforth
The casket carrying » bearer bearers :otland, blessed are the dead
Diana, Princess of Wales the Heurs de lis which die in the Lord:
is to be drawn on a gun Lead
show protection even so saith the Spirit:
carriage from Kensington from France for they rest from their
Palace to Westminster English lions labours. Revelation
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