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The programme includes contrasting Mediterranean sacred songs, with a grand Monteverdi psalm setting for St Mark's Basilica in Venice and guttural Corsican polyphony.


Monteverdi: Laudate Dominum a 5 (Psalm 116)
Taverner Consort, Choir and Players
Andrew Parrott (conductor)

Trad Corsican: O Salutaris Hostia
Cinqui So

Granados: Valses poeticos
Stephen Hough (piano)

Mendelssohn: Symphony No 1 in C for string orchestra
Gewandhausorchester Leipzig
Kurt Masur (conductor)

Vivaldi: Concerto in D, Op 3 No 9
Nigel Kennedy (violin)
Members of the Berlin Philharmonic

Szymanowski: Demeter
Jadwiga Rappe (alto)
Polish Radio Choir, Krakow
National Polish Symphony Orchestra, Katowice
Antoni Wit (conductor).

3 hours

Last on

Thu 5 Jun 2008 07:00

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