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Russian Choral Repertoire

Aled Jones is joined by choral conductor David Trendell for a discussion about the sound of British choirs and the challenges of singing Russian repertoire. Plus news of a forthcoming a cappella festival and a performance of Rachmaninov's The Bells.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sun 10 Jan 2010 18:30

Music Played

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    All Night Vigil - Opening: Come, let us worship (Venite adoramus) (excerpt)

    Performer: The Choral Arts Society of Washington Performer: Mstislav Rostropovich (conductor)

    • Erato ECD 75310.
    • 1.
  • Bono & The Edge - Goldeneye

    Performer: Voces 8

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    All Night Vigil - Bless the Lord, O my soul (Blagoslovi, dushe moya)

    Performer: Klara Korkan (mezzo soprano) Performer: State Russian Choir/USSR Academic Russian Choir Performer: Aleksandr Sveshnikov (conductor)

    • CHANT DU MONDE LDC278552.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    All Night Vigil - Nunc dimittis (Nyne otpushchaeshi)

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge Performer: James Gilchrist (tenor) Performer: Stephen Cleobury (director)

    • EMI CDC5567522.
    • 6.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    All Night Vigil - Ave Maria (Bogoroditse Djevo)

    Performer: Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir Performer: Paul Hillier (conductor)

    • Harmonia Mundi HMU 807504.
    • 6.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    All Night Vigil - Glory to God in the Highest (Hexapsalmos)

    Performer: Corydon Singers Performer: Matthew Best (conductor)

    • Hyperion CDA 66460.
    • 7.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    All Night Vigil - The Great Doxology

    Performer: Tenebrae Performer: Nigel Short (conductor)

    • Signum Classics Sig 0054.
    • 12.
  • Rodion Shchedrin

    The Sealed Angel - No 8

    Performer: Choir of Gonville & Caius College Cambridge Performer: Choir of King’s College, London Performer: David Trendell (conductor)

    • Delphian DCD 34067.
    • 8.
  • George Gershwin

    Slap that Bass

    Composer: Ira Gershwin Performer: Voces 8

    • Signum Classics (promo CD).
    • 3.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    The Bells Op. 35

    Performer: Marina Mescheriakova (soprano) Performer: Sergei Larin (tenor) Performer: Vladimir Chernov (baritone) Performer: The Moscow State Chamber Choir Performer: Russian National Orchestra Performer: Mikhail Pletnev (conductor)

    • Deutsche Grammophon DG 4710292.
    • 1 to 4.


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