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Parliament Choir, BBC Performing Arts Fund

Aled Jones surveys the Westminster based Parliament Choir, with its members including Peers, MPs and staff working in Parliament. Aled will also be joined by Miriam O'Keeffe, to discuss the BBC Performing Arts Fund, which has assisted a number of choirs in the past.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jackson Hill

    Ma fin est mon commencement

    Performer: New York Polyphony

    • BIS.
    • SACD-1949.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Lacrimosa from Requiem in C minor ZWV 45

    Performer: Fiori Musicali, Penelope Rapson (director)

    • Metronome.
    • CD-1082.
  • Marcel Dupré

    Laudate from 4 Motets Op.9 for choir and organ

    Conductor: Jeremy Backhouse Performer: Vasari Singers, Jeremy Filsell (organ)

    • GUILD RECORDS.
    • GMCD-7220.
  • Alexander Gretchaninov

    Cantata Kvalite Boga - Praise the Lord Op.65

    Conductor: Valery Polyansky Performer: Ludmila Kuznetsova (mezzo-soprano), Russian State Symphony Orchestra, Russian State Symphony Cappella

    • Chandos.
    • CHAN9698.
  • Hymn

    Cross of Jesus

    Conductor: Simon Over Performer: The Parliament Choir, Nicholas O'Neill (organ)

    • BBC recording.
  • Nicholas Ludford

    Domine Jesu Christe

    Conductor: Edward Higgingbottom Performer: Choir of New College, Oxford

    • K617.
    • K617-206.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    You Nations, bring the Lord, from Lobgesang (Symphony no.2) Op.52

    Conductor: Jun Markl Performer: Ruth Ziesak (soprano), Christian Elsner (tenor), Leipzig Radio Symphony Orchestra, Leipzig Radio Chorus

    • NAXOS.
    • 857229-4.

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