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Choir of the Year 2010

Aled Jones is joined by Robert Hollingworth to announce the Category Finalists taking part in Choir of the Year 2010.

Aled Jones is joined by Robert Hollingworth to announce the names of the Category Finalists taking part in "Choir of the Year 2010". John Rutter pays tribute to Timothy Brown, the director of music at Clare College, Cambridge who's retiring after more than thirty years and Jeremy Jackman has details of a music course devoted to evensong. Music includes John Rutter's Requiem.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Anon.

    Gaudete! Gaudete! Christus est natus

    Performers: Scunthorpe Corporative Junior Choir, Susan Hollingworth (conductor)

    • BBC Recording from the 2008 Choir of the Year competition.
  • Tarik O’Regan

    Sequence for St Wulstan - O vera digna hostia

    Performers: Choir of Clare College Cambridge, Timothy Brown (director)

    • Naxos 8572168.
    • 2.
  • Volker Hahn

    Die fische

    Performers: Masquerade, Barry Clark (conductor)

    • BBC Recording from the 2008 Choir of the Year competition.
  • György Orbán

    Deamon irrepit

    Performers: Taplow Youth Choir, Gillian Dibden (conductor)

    • BBC Recording from the 2008 Choir of the Year competition.
  • Oscar Hammerstein II

    Lover Come Back

    Performers: The Cottontown Chorus, Michael Dargan (conductor)

    • BBC Recording from the 2008 Choir of the Year competition.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    A vision of Aeroplanes

    Performers: The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, James McVinnie (organ), Timothy Brown (director)

    • Naxos 85723465.
    • 12.
  • John Rutter

    Requiem

    Performers: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Members of the City of London Sinfonia, Timothy Brown (conductor), Elin Manahan Thomas (soprano solo)

    • Naxos 8.557130.
    • 6 to 7.
  • Nat King Cole & Irving Mills

    Straighten up and fly right (arr. Alexander L'Estrange)

    Performers: The King’s Singers

    • Signum Classics SigCD 192.
    • 13.
  • Jeremy Jackman

    The St Paul's Responses

    Performers: Choir of St Mary’s Nottingham, Jeremy Jackman (director)

    • Private Recording.
  • Edward C. Bairstow

    Blessed city, heavenly Salem

    Performers: The Sixteen, Harry Christophers (director)

    • Universal 179 57 32.
    • 5.

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