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The Natural World

Naturalist and broadcaster Miranda Krestovnikoff joins Aled Jones to explore choral music inspired by the natural world. Featuring music spanning five centuries by Vaughan Williams, Schubert, Sviridov, Delius and Brumel.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Georgy Sviridov

    It is Snowing

    Performers: Choir of the Moscow Children’s Musical School, Russian Philharmonic Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Verdernikov (conductor)

    • BOHEME CDBMR911.
    • 10.
  • Frederick Delius

    Songs Of Sunset - Chorus: Pale Amber Sunlight Falls

    Performers: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, Richard Hickox (conductor)

    • CHANDOS CHAN9214.
    • 7 to 9.
  • John McCabe

    Scenes in America Deserta

    Performer: King’s Singers

    • Signum SIGCD090.
    • 1 to 4.
  • Franz Schubert

    Nachtgesang Im Wald

    Performers: Hector McDonald, Sandor Erdrödy, Michel Gasciarino, Alois Schlor (horns), Male Chorus of the Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Erwin Ortner (conductor)

    • TELDEC 4509945462 (Disc 5).
    • 1.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    A Sea Symphony - III. The Waves

    Performers: Atlanta Symphony Orchesta and Chorus, Robert Spano (conductor)

    • TELARC CD80588.
    • 3.
  • Paich/Porcaro/Kozlevcar

    Africa

    Performer: Perpetuum Jazzile

    • Perpetuum Jazzile KDPJ CD 003.
    • 1.
  • Paul Stanhope

    Geography Songs

    Performers: Sydney Chamber Choir, Nicholas Routley (conductor)

    • TALL POPPIES TP 160.
    • 7 to 11.
  • Antoine Brumel

    Missa "Ecce Terrae Motus" Kyrie – Christe – Kyrie, Gloria, Credo

    Performers: Huelgas Ensemble, Paul van Nevel (conductor)

    • SONY CLASSICAL SK46348.
    • 1 to 5.

Broadcast

  • Sun 21 Mar 2010 18:30

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