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Choral Proms Preview

Aled Jones explores all things choral, including a preview of choral highlights from this year's BBC Proms season, and music for choir by John Cage in his centenary year.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Ottavio Pitoni

    Cantate Domino

    Conductor: Colin Durrant Performer: University of London Chamber Choir

    • SETH.
    • CD0099.
  • John Cage

    Four squared

    Conductor: Tamas Veto Performer: Ars Nova

    • MODE.
    • MODE-71.
  • Edward Elgar

    Coronation ode Op.44, extract - The Queen/Daughter Of Ancient Kings

    Conductor: Philip Ledger Performer: Cambridge University Musical Society Performer: King's College Cambridge Choir

    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 5 85148 2.
  • Frederick Loewe

    My Fair Lady, extract - Servant's Chorus

    Conductor: Andre Previn Performer: Warner Bros Studio Orchestra and Chorus

    • SONY.
    • SK66711.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Mass, extract - Responsory: Alleluia / First Introit (Rondo): I. Prefatory Prayers / Thric

    Conductor: Leonard Bernstein Performer: Berkshire Boy Choir Performer: The Norman Scribner Choir

    • SONY.
    • 4715-8.
  • Hector Berlioz

    Les Troyens Act 3, extract - 17. The heavens seem to bless Carthage on this festive day /

    Conductor: Colin Davis Performer: Royal Opera House Chorus, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Wandsworth School Boys' Choir

    • PHILIPS.
    • 416432-.
  • John Cage

    Five

    Conductor: Tamas Veto Performer: Ars Nova

    • MODE.
    • MODE-71.
  • Steve Martland

    Street Songs - Poor Roger / Oranges And Lemons

    Performer: Evelyn Glennie (marimba), King's Singers

    • RCA.
    • 09026-63175-2.
  • William Walton

    Belshazzar's Feast

    Conductor: Colin Davis Performer: Peter Coleman-Wright (baritone), London Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Chorus

    • LSO LIVE.
    • LSO 0681.

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