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Baltic Voices

1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Sunday 05 May 2013

Another special edition of the programme, featuring guest presenters from the world of choral music. Composer, Gabriel Jackson talks about one of his musical passions, choral music from the Baltic nations of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. Gabriel looks beyond the choirs and compoers that have found success and popularity in the West to explore some of the lesser known music of the region.

Music Played

12 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
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    [traditional] Put Vejini

    Conductor: Maris Sirmais Arranger: Imants Ramins Performer: Sanita Sinkevica Performer: State Choir Latvija

  • Image for Evija Skuke

    Evija Skuke Moon Vocalise

    Performer: Janis Liepins Performer: Kamer

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    Peteris Plakidis Nolemtiva (Destiny) IV. The Convincing

    Conductor: Umants Kokars Performer: Riga Chamber Choir

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    Peteris Plakidis Nolemtiva (Destiny) V. The Earth

    Conductor: Umants Kokars Performer: Riga Chamber Choir

  • Image for Gabriel Jackson

    Gabriel Jackson A Ship with unfurled sails for chorus

    Conductor: Maris Sirmais Performer: State Choir Latvija

  • Image for Toivo Tulev

    Toivo Tulev Summer Rain

    Performer: Jann-eik Tulve Performer: Ensemble Vox Clamantis

  • Image for Urmas Sisask

    Urmas Sisask Gracias Agimus Deo Nostro

    Conductor: Aarne Saluveer Performer: Estonian TV Girls Choir

  • Image for Galina Grigoryeva

    Galina Grigoryeva Svjatki

    Conductor: Kaspars Putnins Performer: BBC Singers

  • Image for Tõnu Kõrvits

    Tõnu Kõrvits Kreegi vihik [Kreek's notebook] for chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Rupert Gough Performer: Britten Sinfonia Performer: Royal Holloway Choir, University of London

  • Image for Algirdas Martinaitis

    Algirdas Martinaitis Five Invocations To Saint Francis: II. Karati Simcha Adaonai Mibor Tanhijot

    Conductor: Vaclovas Augustinas Performer: Vilnius City Municipal Choir

  • Image for Vytautas Miškinis

    Vytautas Miškinis Magnificat

    Conductor: Salvinija Jautakaite Performer: Bernardas Vasiliaukas Performer: Dileta Kubiliene Performer: Giesme Choir of Kaunas Sacred Music School

  • Image for Rihards Dubra

    Rihards Dubra Te Deum

    Performer: Kristine Adamaite Performer: Balsis Youth Choir Performer: Kamer Youth Choir Performer: Riga Dom Boys Choir Performer: Riga Dom Girls Choir


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