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Episode 5

Duration:
3 hours
First broadcast:
Friday 05 December 2008

Presented by Jonathan Swain.

Two concerts given by the BBC Singers and BBC Symphony Orchestra on tour. The BBC Singers perform in a Romanesque abbey near Strasbourg, and the BBC Symphony Orchestra is in San Sebastian in Spain's Basque region.

Bach: Komm, Jesu, komm, BWV 229
Vaughan Williams: Kyrie and Gloria (Mass in G minor)
Purcell: Hear my prayer, O Lord
Bob Chilcott: My prayer (after Henry Purcell)
Holst: Nunc dimittis
BBC Singers
David Hill (conductor)

Shostakovich: Symphony No 1
Dvorak: Otello Overture
Janacek: Cunning Little Vixen Suite
Maxwell Davies: Orkney Wedding with Sunrise
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek (conductor)

Sven-David Sandstrom: Lobet den Herrn
Schumann: Vier doppelchorige Gesange, Op 141
Mendelssohn: Kyrie and Ehre Sei Gott
Daniel-Lesur: Le cantique des cantiques
BBC Singers
David Hill (conductor).

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