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Proms Preview, Royal Wedding

1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 10 July 2011

Aled Jones looks ahead to the Proms Choral Sunday concerts, with Gwawr Owen discussing the Gothic Symphony by Havergal Brian. The composer Paul Mealor also joins Aled, to discuss his involvement in the recent Royal Wedding.

Music Played

9 items
  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Kyrie K.323

    Performer: Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Concentus musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    Teldec 4509989282

  • Image for Sir Hubert Parry

    Sir Hubert Parry I Was Glad arr. John Rutter

    Performer: The Choir of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, Choir of Westminster Abbey, The Fanfare Trumpeters of the Central Band of the Royal Air Force, London Chamber Orchestra, Robert Quinney (organ), James O’Donnell (conductor) Performer: Christopher Warren-Green (conductor)

    Decca 2770662

  • Image for Paul Mealor

    Paul Mealor Ubi Caritas

    Performer: Thomas Fetherstonhaugh, (treble soloist), The Choir of Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace, Choir of Westminster Abbey, James O’Donnell (conductor)

    Decca 2770662

  • Image for John Rutter

    John Rutter What Sweeter Music

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Robert Quinney (organ), Stephen Cleobury (conductor)

    EMI 5566052

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    Paul Mealor Let Fall the Windows of Mine Eyes

    Performer: Jillian Bain Christie (soprano), David Arulanantham (tenor), Andrew Morrison (bass) Performer: John Watson (bass), Con Anima Chamber Choir, Paul Mealor (conductor)


  • Image for Giuseppe Verdi

    Giuseppe Verdi Stabat Mater from Four Sacred Pieces

    Performer: Swedish Radio Choir, Stockholm Chamber Choir, Berlin Philharmonic, Riccardo Muti (conductor)

    EMI CDC7470662

  • Image for Jean Sibelius

    Jean Sibelius Dros Gymru'n Gwlad (Finlandia) arr. Sion Lewis

    Performer: Côr Caerdydd, Adrian Partington (organ) Performer: Gwawr Owen (conductor)

    SAIN CD2118

  • Image for Havergal Brian

    Havergal Brian Psalm 23 op.9

    Performer: Kevin Matthew (tenor), Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Douglas Bostock (conductor)

    Classico Classcd456

  • Image for Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Missa brevis in D minor K. 65

    Performer: Helen Donath (soprano), Annette Markert (alto), Uwe Heilmann (tenor), Andreas Schmidt (bass), Leipzig Radio Chorus, Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, Michael-Christfried Winkler (organ), Herbert Kegel (director)

    Philips 4222642


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