Polyphony

Choir. Formed 1986
Polyphony
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1986
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Polyphony

Polyphony Biography (Wikipedia)

Polyphony is a small English choir formed by Stephen Layton for one particular concert put on in King's College, Cambridge in 1986. They have released many critically acclaimed recordings, the most recent of which is Esenvalds - Passion & Resurrection. They record and perform a wide range of music mainly on Hyperion Records. Every year they perform Handel's Messiah and Bach's St John Passion in St John's Smith Square to sell-out audiences. Many of their recordings have been Gramophone editor's choice.

Including many talented musicians such as Tom Williams (English counter tenor), Polyphony have performed many times in the BBC Proms and performed works by John Tavener on his 60th Birthday in the Barbican as part of its Great Performers series. They have also premiered and released prominent recordings of the music of Arvo Pärt.

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George Frideric Handel
Let us break their bonds asunder (Messiah)
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Let us break their bonds asunder (Messiah)
William Walton
Where does the uttered music go?
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Where does the uttered music go?
Sir James MacMillan
Seven Last Words from the Cross
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Seven Last Words from the Cross
Johann Sebastian Bach
St John Passion: Herr Unser Herrscher
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St John Passion: Herr Unser Herrscher
Benjamin Britten
5 Flower Songs
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5 Flower Songs
Eriks Esenvalds
Long Road
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Long Road
Morten Lauridsen
O nata lux (Lux aeterna)
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O nata lux (Lux aeterna)
Johann Sebastian Bach
Herr, unser Herrscher (St John Passion, BWV 245)
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Herr, unser Herrscher (St John Passion, BWV 245)
Percy Grainger
Ye banks and braes of bonny doon
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Ye banks and braes of bonny doon
Anton Bruckner
Locus iste
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Locus iste
Eric Whitacre
Lux aurumque
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Lux aurumque
Morten Lauridsen
La rose complète; Dirait-on (Les chansons des roses)
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La rose complète; Dirait-on (Les chansons des roses)
Stephen Layton
Locus Iste
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Locus Iste
Anton Bruckner
Christus factus est 1884 version
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Christus factus est 1884 version
Polyphony
god shall wipe away all tears
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god shall wipe away all tears
John Rutter
Gloria in excelsis Deo (Gloria)
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Gloria in excelsis Deo (Gloria)
Arvo Pärt
Veni sancte spiritus (Berliner Messe)
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Veni sancte spiritus (Berliner Messe)
Gabriel Jackson
To Morning
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To Morning
Anton Bruckner
Ave Maria
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Ave Maria
Francis Poulenc
Quem vidistis pastore (4 motets pour le temps de Noël)
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Quem vidistis pastore (4 motets pour le temps de Noël)
Arvo Pärt
O Weisheit (7 Magnificat Antiphons)
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O Weisheit (7 Magnificat Antiphons)
Morten Lauridsen
O magnum mysterium
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O magnum mysterium
Kenneth Leighton
A Hymn of the Nativity
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A Hymn of the Nativity
Robert Schumann
John Anderson (Romances and Ballads Set 3, Op.145)
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John Anderson (Romances and Ballads Set 3, Op.145)
Stephen Layton
Gloria - Laudamus Te
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Gloria - Laudamus Te
Polyphony
Exsultate, Jubilate
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Exsultate, Jubilate
Morten Lauridsen
Like Snow (5 Midwinter Songs)
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Like Snow (5 Midwinter Songs)
Anton Bruckner
Vexilla regis
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Vexilla regis
Anton Bruckner
Os justi
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Os justi
Anton Bruckner
Credo (Mass No 2 in E minor)
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Credo (Mass No 2 in E minor)
Francis Poulenc
Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris (Gloria)
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Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris (Gloria)
Anton Bruckner
Locus iste
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Locus iste
Eric Whitacre
With a lily in your hand
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With a lily in your hand
Arvo Pärt
Agnus Dei (Berliner Messe)
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Agnus Dei (Berliner Messe)
Karl Jenkins
Benedictus (The Armed Man)
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Benedictus (The Armed Man)
Eric Whitacre
Sleep
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Sleep
Anton Bruckner
Virga Jesse floruit
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Virga Jesse floruit
Arvo Pärt
Virgincita
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Virgincita
Arvo Pärt
O Immanuel (7 Magnificat Antiphons)
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O Immanuel (7 Magnificat Antiphons)
Percy Grainger
O mistress mine
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O mistress mine
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2011: Prom 50: Britten, Colin Matthews & Mozart
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Royal Albert Hall
2011-08-21T07:46:31
21
Aug
2011

Proms 2011: Prom 50: Britten, Colin Matthews & Mozart

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2007: Proms Chamber Music 03
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Cadogan Hall
2007-07-30T07:46:31
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Jul
2007

Proms 2007: Proms Chamber Music 03

Cadogan Hall
Proms 1997: Proms Chamber Music 03
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Victoria & Albert Museum
1997-08-04T07:46:31
4
Aug
1997

Proms 1997: Proms Chamber Music 03

Victoria & Albert Museum
Proms 1996: Prom 53
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Royal Albert Hall
1996-08-30T07:46:31
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Aug
1996

Proms 1996: Prom 53

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 1995: Prom 59
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Royal Albert Hall
1995-09-06T07:46:31
6
Sep
1995

Proms 1995: Prom 59

Royal Albert Hall

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