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18/11/2007

Music technologist Jono Buchanan talks about writing and recording a piece with a computerised choir. Aled Jones introduces German gypsy music, sacred motets and drinking tunes.

Could this be the end of the road for professional choristers? Music technologist Jono Buchanan reports back on his mission to write and record a piece using a computerised choir.

Aled Jones journeys through the vibrant world of German part songs with gypsy music, sacred motets and drinking tunes by Brahms, Schubert, Mendelssohn and Wolf recorded specially for the programme by the BBC Singers.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sun 18 Nov 2007 18:30

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Choir and Organ Reads

Choir and Organ Reads

Features on all things choir and organ from fantastic fugues to "bonkers" choral works.