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The Prince Consort

This week the Choir takes a look at choral repertoire composed for solo voices. Aled Jones is joined by vocal ensemble The Prince Consort to discuss the issues surrounding leading soloists coming together to perform varying repertoire from Brahms and Rorem.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 Jan 2010 18:30

Music Played

  • Robert Schumann

    Dunkler Lichtglanz, from Spanische Liebeslieder Op 138

    Performer: Geraldine McGreevy (soprano) Performer: Stella Doufexis (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Adrian Thompson (tenor) Performer: Stephen Loges (baritone) Performer: Stephen Hough (piano) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • Hyperion CDJ33106.
    • 31.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Credo

    Performer: Boris Berman (piano) Performer: Philharmonia Chorus Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra Performer: Neeme Järvi (conductor)

    • Chandos CHAN9134.
    • 11.
  • Ned Rorem

    Requiescat

    Performer: Anna Leese (soprano) Performer: Tim Mead (countertenor) Performer: Jacques Imbrailo (baritone) Performer: Alisdair Hogarth (piano)

    • Linn CKD342.
    • 9.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    La Primavera (Spring) from Chansons en dialecte vénitien (1901)

    Performer: Felicity Lott (soprano) Performer: Ann Murray (mezzo soprano) Performer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson (tenor) Performer: Richard Jackson (baritone) Performer: Graham Johnson (piano)

    • Hyperion CDA66112.
    • 18.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Liebeslieder Walzer Opus 52

    Performer: Edith Mathis (soprano) Performer: Bridgitte Fassbaender (alto) Performer: Peter Schreier (tenor) Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone) Performer: Karl Engel (piano) Performer: Wolfgang Sawallisch (piano)

    • Deutsche Grammophon 00289 477 8619.
  • Johannes Brahms

    From Elf Zigunerlieder Opus 103 No. 2 Hochget?rmte Rimaflut

    Performer: Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Tim Mead (countertenor) Performer: Andrew Staples (tenor) Performer: Marcus Farnsworth (baritone) Performer: Alisdair Hogarth (piano)

    • BBC Studio Recording.
  • Johannes Brahms

    From Elf Zigunerlieder Opus 103 No. 8 Horch, der Wind Klagt

    Performer: Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Tim Mead (countertenor) Performer: Andrew Staples (tenor) Performer: Marcus Farnsworth (baritone) Performer: Alisdair Hogarth (piano)

    • BBC Studio Recording.
  • Johannes Brahms

    From Elf Zigunerlieder Opus 103 No. 3 Wißt ihr, wann mein Kindchen

    Performer: Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Tim Mead (countertenor) Performer: Andrew Staples (tenor) Performer: Marcus Farnsworth (baritone) Performer: Alisdair Hogarth (piano)

    • BBC Studio Recording.
  • Ned Rorem

    The Rainbow

    Performer: Anna Leese, soprano Performer: Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Andrew Staples (tenor) Performer: Tim Mead (countertenor) Performer: Jacques Imbrailo (baritone) Performer: Alisdair Hogarth (piano)

    • Linn CKD342.
    • 23.
  • Ned Rorem

    Hymn for Evening

    Performer: Anna Leese, soprano Performer: Jennifer Johnston (mezzo-soprano) Performer: Andrew Staples (tenor) Performer: Tim Mead (countertenor) Performer: Jacques Imbrailo (baritone) Performer: Alisdair Hogarth (piano)

    • Linn CKD342.
    • 17.
  • Samuel Sebastian Wesley

    O Lord, thou art my God, I will exalt thee

    Performer: Choir of Chichester Cathedral Performer: James Thomas (organ) Performer: Alan Thurlow (director)

    • Priory PRCD539.
    • 4.

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