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Choral music in Guildford, Vivace Chorus

Aled Jones is joined by guests Barry Rose and Katherine Dienes-Williams, to discuss the 50th anniversary of the consecration of Guildford Cathedral. Jeremy Backhouse also chats with Aled about the Vivace Chorus, and their forthcoming performance of Mahler's 8th symphony.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 15 May 2011 18:30

Music Played

  • Maurice Duruflé

    Ubi Caritas from Four Motets opus 10

    Performer: Choir of Guildford Cathedral, Philip Moore (director)

    • Priory PRCD006.
  • Tarik O’Regan

    Beloved, all things ceased

    Performer: The Sixteen, Robert Quinney (organ/piano), Harry Christophers (conductor)

    • CORO COR16090.
  • Arthur Bliss

    Fanfare, and Opening Speech by Bishop Reindorp & Lord Hamilton of Daiziell

    Performer: Trumpeters from the Royal Miltary School, Kneller Hall, with Trevor Sharpe (director)

    • BBC ARCHIVE.
  • Michael Bishop

    Psalm 121

    Performer: Choir of Guildford Cathedral, Simon Preston (organ), Barry Rose (director)

    • BBC ARCHIVE.
  • John Maunder

    On the way to Jerusalem from Olivet to Calvary

    Performer: Choir of Guildford Cathedral, Peter Moorse (organ), Barry Rose (director)

    • EMI CD-CFP4619.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Christus factus est

    Performer: Choir of Guildford Cathedral, Katherine Dienes-Williams (director)

    • Herald HAVPCD352.
  • Samuel Sebastian Wesley

    Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace

    Performer: Choir of Guildford Cathedral, Peter Wright (organ), Andrew Millington (director)

    • Priory PRCD257.
  • Patrick Hadley

    Adagio from the Trees so High (1931)

    Performer: Thomas Allen (baritone), Guildford Philharmonic Choir, New Philharmonia Orchestra, Vernon Handley (conductor)

    • Lyrita SRCD238.
  • Will Todd

    Te Ergo Quaesumus from Te Deum (2009)

    Performer: Bethany Halliday (soprano) Vivace Chorus, Youth Choir of Holy Trinity School, Holy Trinity Church Choir, St Mary’s Church Choir, and Tormead School (Guildford), Will Todd Ensemble, Jeremy Backhouse (conductor)

    • Tyalgum Press TYA004.
  • Robert Schumann

    Dir, der Unberührbaren – Alles Vergäangliche ist nu rein Gleichnis, (Part III no 6-7) from

    Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (baritone), Elizabeth Harwood (soprano), Pauline Stevens (soprano), Felicity Palmer (mezzo-soprano), Meriel Dickinson (mezzo-soprano), Alfreda Hodgson (mezzo-soprano), Wandsworth School Choir, Aldeburgh Festival Singers, English Chamber Orchestra, Benjamin Britten (conductor)

    • DECCA 4257052.
  • Philip Moore

    Through the day thy love has spared us

    Performer: Choir of Guildford Cathedral, Geoffrey Morgan (organ), Stephen Farr (director)

    • Herald HAVPCD258.

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