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Karl Jenkins and The Really Big Chorus

Aled Jones is joined by Karl Jenkins to discuss the composer's choral works and his new commission for The Really Big Chorus. Plus The Really Big Chorus founding member Don Monro.

Aled Jones is joined by Karl Jenkins, and looks at the composer's choral works and his new commission for The Really Big Chorus. The programme includes Dewi Sant by Karl Jenkins, recorded at St David's Hall for St David's Day. Aled is also joined by a founding member of The Really Big Chorus Don Monro, and associate conductor Brian Kay, to discuss the background to Messiah from Scratch.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 4 Jul 2010 18:30

Music Played

  • Karl Jenkins

    In these Stones Horizons Sing arr. Karl Jenkins and Phillip Wilby

    Performers: Cantorion, Cory Band, Robert Childs, (conductor), Tim Rhys-Evans, (conductor)

    • EMI 509995090932.
    • 11.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Hallelujah from Messiah (extract)

    Performers: The Really Big Chorus and Orchestra, Gavin Park (conductor)

    • BBC Recording.
  • Karl Jenkins

    Agnus Dei from The Armed Man

    Performers: National Youth Choir of Great Britain, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Karl Jenkins & Mike Brewer (conductor)

    • Venture CDVE956.
    • 10.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Gloria all'Egitto from Aida

    Performers: Chorus of La Scala, Milan, Orchestra of La Scala, Milan, Claudio Abbado (conductor)

    • Deutsche Grammophon 413448-2.
    • 6.
  • Franz Schubert

    Magnificat in C, D486

    Performers: Christiane Oelze (soprano), Elisabeth von Magnus (contralto), Herbert Lippert (tenor), Gerald Finley (bass), Arnold Schoenberg Chor, Concentus Musicus Wien, Nikolaus Harnoncourt (conductor)

    • Teldec 3984260942.
    • 1 to 3.
  • Karl Jenkins


    Performers: Miriam Stockley (vocals), London Philharmonic, Karl Jenkins (conductor)

    • Venture CDVE925.
    • 1.
  • Karl Jenkins

    Confutatis from the Requiem

    Performers: Serendipity, Côr Caerdydd, Cytgan, West Kazakhstan Philharmonic Orchestra, Karl Jenkins (conductor)

    • EMI 72435579662.
    • 5.
  • Adiemus

    Dewi Sant (St David)

    Performers: Combined County Youth Chorus of Wales, BBC National Chorus of Wales, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Adrian Partington (conductor)

    • BBC Recording.


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