The Sixteen
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1977
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The Sixteen

The Sixteen Biography (Wikipedia)

The Sixteen are a United Kingdom-based choir and period instrument orchestra; founded by Harry Christophers, they started as an unnamed group of sixteen friends in 1977, giving their first billed concert in 1979.

The group performs early English polyphony, works of the Renaissance, Baroque and early Classical music, and a diversity of 20th-century music.

The Sixteen are "The Voices of Classic FM", TV media partner with Sky Arts and associate artists of the Southbank Centre in London and Bridgewater Hall in Manchester. The group promotes an annual series at the Queen Elizabeth Hall as well as the Choral Pilgrimage, a tour of Britain's finest cathedrals: bringing music back to the buildings for which it was written. The BBC television series Sacred Music is produced in collaboration with The Sixteen. Between 2008 and 2015, two full series aired, along with numerous specials.

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The Sixteen Performances & Interviews


The Sixteen Tracks

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Sir James MacMillan
The Gallant Weaver
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The Gallant Weaver
William Byrd
Quomodo cantabimus?
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Quomodo cantabimus?
George Frideric Handel
The King shall rejoice - coronation anthem no. 3 HWV.260
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The King shall rejoice - coronation anthem no. 3 HWV.260
Johann Sebastian Bach
Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147 (cantata)
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Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147 (cantata)
António Teixeira
Te Deum
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Te Deum
Harry Christophers
Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli - Kyrie
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Palestrina: Missa Papae Marcelli - Kyrie
The Sixteen
SALVE REGINA
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SALVE REGINA
George Frideric Handel
'Behold I tell you a mystery' and 'The trumpet shall sound' from the Messiah
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'Behold I tell you a mystery' and 'The trumpet shall sound' from the Messiah
Benjamin Britten
A New Year Carol (Friday Afternoons, Op.7)
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A New Year Carol (Friday Afternoons, Op.7)
Sir James MacMillan
Symphony No 5 (1st mvt)
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Symphony No 5 (1st mvt)
Arvo Pärt
The Deer's Cry
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The Deer's Cry
Claudio Monteverdi
O ciechi, ciechi (Selva morale)
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O ciechi, ciechi (Selva morale)
Alissa Firsova
Stabat Mater, Op.30
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Stabat Mater, Op.30
William Byrd
Domine, praestolamur for 5 voices
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Domine, praestolamur for 5 voices
George Frideric Handel
All we, like sheep, have gone astray (Messiah)
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All we, like sheep, have gone astray (Messiah)
António Teixeira
Tibi omnes Angeli (Te Deum)
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Tibi omnes Angeli (Te Deum)
William Byrd
Diliges Dominum
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Diliges Dominum
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Ego sum panis vivus
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Ego sum panis vivus
Johann Sebastian Bach
Mass in A major, BWV.234 (Gloria; Et in terra pax)
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Mass in A major, BWV.234 (Gloria; Et in terra pax)
Henry Purcell
Since the Duke is return'd, Z271
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Since the Duke is return'd, Z271
Johann Sebastian Bach
Magnificat anima mea (Magnificat in D major, BWV 243)
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Magnificat anima mea (Magnificat in D major, BWV 243)
Henry Purcell
The Fairy Queen, Z629 (Act IV, extract)
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The Fairy Queen, Z629 (Act IV, extract)
Henry Purcell
Ye tuneful Muses, Z344 (extracts)
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Ye tuneful Muses, Z344 (extracts)
Orlande de Lassus
Timor et tremor
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Timor et tremor
Sir James MacMillan
Symphony No 5 'Le grand Inconnu'
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Symphony No 5 'Le grand Inconnu'
Henry Purcell
Of All the instruments that are, Z.263
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Of All the instruments that are, Z.263
Sir James MacMillan
Stabat Mater For Chorus And Orchestra
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Stabat Mater For Chorus And Orchestra
Henry Purcell
Welcome, vicegerent of the mighty king, Z340
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Welcome, vicegerent of the mighty king, Z340
Edgar Bainton
And I saw a new Heaven
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And I saw a new Heaven
Johann Sebastian Bach
Cantata no.147: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (excerpt)
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Cantata no.147: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (excerpt)
Francis Poulenc
Sept répons des ténèbres: vii. Ecce quomodo
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Sept répons des ténèbres: vii. Ecce quomodo
Michael Tippett
Dance, clarion air
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Dance, clarion air
Henry Purcell
O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z406
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O solitude, my sweetest choice, Z406
Henry Purcell
Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z15
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Hear my prayer, O Lord, Z15
Harry Christophers
Harry Christophers/Sara Mohr-Pietsch 7/Agnus Dei
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Harry Christophers/Sara Mohr-Pietsch 7/Agnus Dei
The Sixteen
O Radiant Dawn
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O Radiant Dawn
The Sixteen
Harry Christophers/Sara Mohr-Pietsch 2/Ah, Robin
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Harry Christophers/Sara Mohr-Pietsch 2/Ah, Robin
Harry Christophers
Hymn of St Columba
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Hymn of St Columba
Gabriel Fauré
Agnus Dei (Requiem, Op 48)
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Agnus Dei (Requiem, Op 48)
William Byrd
Laudibus in sanctis
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Laudibus in sanctis
George Frideric Handel
Let thy hand be strengthened, HWV 259
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Let thy hand be strengthened, HWV 259
Robert Fayrfax
Eternae laudis lilium (Part 2)
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Eternae laudis lilium (Part 2)
Orlando Gibbons
The Silver Swan
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The Silver Swan
Robert Fayrfax
Eternae laudis lilium (Part 1)
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Eternae laudis lilium (Part 1)
John Stainer
I saw the Lord
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I saw the Lord
Johann Sebastian Bach
Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (BWV 225)
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Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (BWV 225)
Sir James MacMillan
O radiant dawn (Strathclyde Motets)
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O radiant dawn (Strathclyde Motets)
Henry Purcell
Hail, Welcome Prince (From Hardy Climes, Z.325)
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Hail, Welcome Prince (From Hardy Climes, Z.325)
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Past BBC Events

Proms 2016: Prom 42
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Royal Albert Hall
2016-08-16T18:55:16
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2016
Proms 2016: Prom 42

Proms 2016: Prom 42

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2009: Prom 36
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Royal Albert Hall
2009-08-12T18:55:16
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Aug
2009

Proms 2009: Prom 36

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2005: Prom 64
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Royal Albert Hall
2005-09-01T18:55:16
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Sep
2005

Proms 2005: Prom 64

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2002: Prom 66
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Royal Albert Hall
2002-09-08T18:55:16
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Sep
2002

Proms 2002: Prom 66

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2001: Prom 08
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Royal Albert Hall
2001-07-26T18:55:16
26
Jul
2001

Proms 2001: Prom 08

Royal Albert Hall

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