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Is the UK neglecting its older singers? Aled Jones investigates with Grenville Jones, project director of the Golden-Oldies charity. Plus music to reflect the constant choral interchange between Britain and America.


Britten: Prayer 1 from A.M.D.G.
Polyphony, Stephen Layton (conductor)
Hyperion CDA 67140 CD1 T6

Tarik O'Regan: The Ecstasies Above
Conspirare, Company of Voices, Dir.Craig Hella Johnson
Harmonia Mundi HMU 807490 CD1 tracks 2-4

Reed/Mason: Delilah (arr.Karl Jenkins & Bob Childs)
Cantorian, Cory Band, conducted by Karl Jenkins, Robert Childs & Tim Rhys-Evans.
EMI 509995090932 CD1 T3

I Believe (Extract)
The Bath Male Voice Choir, conductor Grenville Jones
(Private Recording)

Pete Townsend: My Generation
The Zimmers, lead vocals by Alf Carretta
Shamless: SHSS003 CD1 T4
William Schumann: Perceptions
The Joyful Company of Singers conductor Peter Broadbent
ASV CDDCA939 CD1 tracks 13-20

McDowall: Ave Regina, Ave Maria and Regina caeli, the first from Three Latin Motets.
Phoenix Chorale, conductor Charles Bruffy
Chandos, CHSA5066 CD1 tracks 3-5

Randall Thompson: The Peaceable Kingdom
Schola Cantorum of Oxford conductor James Burton
Hyperion CDA 67679 CD1 tracks 1-8

1 hour, 30 minutes

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