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Suzi Digby - Working with Young Singers

The Choir, Choral Figures Episode 1 of 6

1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 03 February 2013

The first of a special series of programmes presented by leading figures in the choral world. Today, voice expert and choral director Suzi Digby presents her pick of the world's best youth choirs and invites two experts in choral training to discuss some of the challenges and joys of working with young singers.

Music Played

20 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    The Rolling Stones You Cant always get what you want (intro)

    Performers: The Rolling Stones, London Youth Choir Director: Suzi Digby

  • Image for Herbert Howells

    Herbert Howells The Summer is coming

    Performers: Rodophus Choir Conductor: Ralph Allwood

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten Benjamin Britten - Wolcum Yole (A Ceremony of Carols)

    Performers: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, Frances Kelly (Harp) Conductor: Richard Marlow

  • Image for Benjamin Britten

    Benjamin Britten Wolcum Yole (A Ceremony of Carols)

    Performers: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge, Sally Pryce (Harp) Conductor: Stephen Layton

  • Image for Traditional Scottish

    Traditional Scottish Island Spinning Song

    Performers: National Youth Choir of Scotland Conductor: Christopher Bell

  • Image for Traditional Scottish

    Traditional Scottish My Love Is Like a Red, Red ,Rose

    Performers: Total Aberdeen Youth Choir Conductor: Christopher Bell

  • Image for Leonard Bernstein

    Leonard Bernstein Chichester Psalms (extract)

    Performers: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge

  • Image for Thomas Weelkes

    Thomas Weelkes If King Manasses

    Performers: Choir of Sydney Sussex, Cambridge Conductor: David Skinner

  • Image for Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Einojuhani Rautavaara Sarja Federico Garcia Lorcan runoihin

    Performers: Tapiola Choir Conductor: Erkki Pohjola

  • Image for Ivan Hrusovsky

    Ivan Hrusovsky Rytmus

    Performers: Tower New Zealand Youth Choir Conductor Karen Grylls

  • Image for Zoltán Kodály

    Zoltán Kodály Turot eszik a cigany

    Performers: Cantemus Conductor: Denes Szabo

  • Image for [traditional]

    [traditional] Wandibiza Umngoma

    Performers: Alexandra Youth Choir Conductor Mike Mncube

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    [traditional] Shosoloza

    Performers: Drakensberg Boys Choir

  • Image for Felix Mendelssohn

    Felix Mendelssohn Lift Thine Eyes (from Elijah)

    Performers: St Paul's Choristers Conductor: John Scott

  • Image for Jeff Wayne

    Jeff Wayne War of the Worlds

    Performers: Rainbow Connection Conductor: Paul Mellors

  • Image for [traditional]

    [traditional] Alma Redemptoris Mater

    Performers: Choir of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge Conductor: Geoffrey Webber

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    [traditional] All the Pretty Little Horses

    Performers: Yale Glee Club Conductor: Jeffrey Douma

  • Image for Sir Charles Villiers Stanford

    Sir Charles Villiers Stanford The Blue Bird

    Performers: Cape Town Youth Choir (Pro Cantu), conducted by Leon Starker

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    [traditional] The Battle of Jericho

    Performers: Cape Town Youth Choir (Pro Cantu), conducted by Leon Starker

  • Image for Morten Lauridsen

    Morten Lauridsen O Magnum Mysterium

    Performers: Central Bucks High School-West Chamber Choir, Doylestown, Pennsylvania Conductor: Dr. Joseph Ohrt


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