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Sing Hallelujah/Choir of the Year 2010/Exile and Loss

Aled Jones looks forward to two major events in the choral world - Sing Hallelujah and Choir of the Year 2010. He also explores the musical themes of exile and loss.

Aled Jones is joined by Garth McArthur and Rebecca Lodge from the BBC Singers look forward to two major events in the choral world - Sing Hallelujah and Choir of the Year 2010. Aled also explores the musical themes of exile and loss.

Playlist:

Giuseppe Verdi
Nabucco
Part 3; Va, pensiero, sull'ali (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)
Berlin State Opera Orchestra & Chorus, conducted by Giuseppe Sinopoli
DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 413321 2 1/9

USA Traditional: Walk together children arranged by Eurydice Osterman
London Adventist Chorale conducted by Ken Burton
PDSM track, 8

George Frideric Handel
Messiah
Pt.2, no.42; Hallelujah [chorus]
City Of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus, National Youth Choir of Great Britain, National Youth Choir of Wales, Royal School of Church Music Millennium Youth Choir, Scunthorpe Co-Op Junior Choir, and Northern Sinfonia, conducted by Nicholas McGegan
Recording from the BBC Proms 6 September 2009

George Frideric Handel
Israel in Egypt
Pt.2; The People shall hear [chorus]
Bach Choir & the The English Concert, conducted by David Hill
BIS SADC 1736, track 1

Arvo Part
The Beatitudes
King's College Cambridge Choir conducted by Stephen Cleobury with treble Guy Johnston
VIRGIN CLASSICS 545338 2, track 3

Franz Schubert
Der Entfernten (D.350)
Schubert Chorale of London conducted by Stephen Layton
HYPERION CDJ 33032, track 20

Gordon, Lang, Wolfe
I Lost a Sock
Rias Chamber Choir and Bang on a Can All-Stars conducted by Roger Epple with soprano Claudia Barainsky
Music: Michael Gordon, David Lang, Julia Wolfe
Words: Deborah Artman
8573841072, track 1

Package of clips of choirs from the final of the 2008 Choir of the Year competition, featuring the following choirs:
Grosvenor Chorale
The Cottontown Chorus
The Voice Squad Seniors
Dieci
Taplow Youth Chorus
Masquerade

ANONYMOUS
Gaudete! Gaudete! Christus est natus [Piae Cantiones, 1582, & Jistebnice Cantional, 1420]
Scunthorpe Co-Op Junior Choir conducted by Susan Hollingworth
BBC Recording from the Choir of the Year 2008 competition

TRAD: Siul, A Ruin
Anuna
UCJ 0647722, track 14

segue to

TRAD: During the Evening Air (Under lige aftenlufte) arr. Carl Nielsen
Musica Ficta conducted by Bo Holten
NAXOS 855496 5, track 12

Frederick Delius
Sea drift
Waynflete Singers, Southern Voices, and Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Richard Hickox with baritone Bryn Terfel
CHANDOS 921 4, track 1

Harold Arlen
Get Happy
King's Singers with George Shearing on piano
EMI CDC 7541902, track 14

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Nabucco - Part 3; Va, pensiero, sull'ali (Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves)

    Orchestra: Berlin State Opera Orchestra Performer: Berlin State Opera Chorus Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli

    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 413321 2.
    • 9.
  • USA Traditional

    Walk together children

    Arranger: Eurydice Osterman Performer: London Adventist Chorale Conductor: Ken Burton

    • PDSM.
    • 8.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah - Pt.2, no.42; Hallelujah [chorus] (Recording from the BBC Proms 6 September 2009)

    Performer: City Of Birmingham Symphony Youth Chorus Performer: National Youth Choir of Great Britain Performer: National Youth Choir of Wales Performer: Royal School of Church Music Millennium Youth Choir Performer: Scunthorpe Co-Op Junior Choir Orchestra: Northern Sinfonia Conductor: Nicholas McGegan

  • George Frideric Handel

    Israel in Egypt - Pt.2; The People shall hear [chorus]

    Performer: Bach Choir Orchestra: The English Concert Conductor: David Hill

    • BIS.
    • SADC 1736.
    • 1.
  • Arvo Pärt

    The Beatitudes

    Performer: King's College Cambridge Choir Conducted: by Stephen Cleobury Performer: Guy Johnston - treble

    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • 545338 2.
    • 3.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Entfernten (D.350)

    Performer: Schubert Chorale of London Conductor: Stephen Layton

    • HYPERION.
    • 33032.
    • 20.
  • Michael Gordon

    I Lost a Sock

    Composer: David Lang Composer: Julia Wolfe Performer: Rias Chamber Choir Performer: Bang on a Can All-Stars Conductor: Roger Epple Performer: Claudia Barainsky - soprano

    • Teldec.
    • 8573841072.
    • 1.
  • Anonymous

    Gaudete! Gaudete! Christus est natus [Piae Cantiones, 1582, & Jistebnice Cantional, 1420]

    Performer: Scunthorpe Co-Op Junior Choir Conductor: Susan Hollingworth

  • Traditional

    Siul, A Ruin

    Performer: Anuna

    • UCJ.
    • 0647722.
    • 14.
  • Traditional

    During the Evening Air (Under lige aftenlufte)

    Arranger: Carl Nielsen Performer: Musica Ficta Conductor: Bo Holten

    • NAXOS.
    • 855496 5.
    • 12.
  • Frederick Delius

    Sea drift

    Performer: Waynflete Singers Performer: Southern Voices Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Performer: Bournemouth Symphony Chorus Conductor: Richard Hickox Performer: Bryn Terfel - baritone

    • CHANDOS.
    • 921 4.
    • 1.
  • Harold Arlen

    Get Happy

    Performer: King's Singers Performer: George Shearing - piano

    • EMI.
    • CDC 7541902.
    • 14.

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