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Choirbook for the Queen

Aled Jones is joined by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Ian Ritchie and Rev Lucy Winkett to discuss the publication of the Choirbook for the Queen to mark HM The Queen's diamond jubilee.

Aled Jones in conversation with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Ian Ritchie and Reverend Lucy Winkett, discuss the recent publication of the Choirbook for the Queen, marking the Diamond Jubilee for Her Majesty The Queen. Including a number of new commissions, this collection of contemporary anthems will be showcased throughout the year at services held around the country.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Gabriel Jackson

    To morning

    Conductor: Stephen Layton Performer: Polyphony

    • HYPERION.
    • CDA6770-8.
    • -1.
  • Leos Janáček

    Otcenáš

    Conductor: Andrew Nethsingha Performer: St John's College Cambridge Choir, Frances Kelly (Harp), Justin Lavender (Tenor), Leon Charles (Organ)

    • SJCR.
    • 105-2.
  • Cecilia McDowall

    Ave Regina, from Three Latin Motets

    Conductor: Charles Buffy Performer: Phoenix Chorale

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHSA-5066.
  • Tarik O’Regan

    Beatus auctor saeculi

    Conductor: Paul Gameson Performer: Ebor Singers

    • Boreas.
    • BMCD901.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    The Turn of the Tide - Section VI: The Warning is heeded: Nature reborn

    Conductor: Peter Maxwell Davies Performer: The Manchester Cathedral Girls Choir, The Boys of the Manchester Cathedral Choir, The Boys of Manchester Cathedral Voluntary Choir, The Choir of Manchester Grammar School, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra

    • Collins.
    • 13-902.
  • Howard Skempton

    Ave Virgo Sanctissima

    Conductor: Matthew Owens Performer: Exon Singers

    • Delphian.
    • DCD-34056.
  • Hubert Parry

    The Lotos Eaters

    Conductor: Matthias Bamert Performer: Della Jones (Mezzo-soprano), London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra

    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-8990.
  • Richard Causton

    Cradle Song

    Conductor: Geoffrey Webber Performer: The Choir of Gonville and Caius College Cambridge

    • Delphian 34075.
    • Delphian-34075.

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