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Choral music for Children

In another edition of The Choir presented by a leading figure in the choral world, conductor and educationalist Susan Hollingworth explores the world of children's choral music. Christopher Bell and Lucinda Geoghegan also chat on the programme about the work of the National Youth Choir of Scotland.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Roland Corp


    Performers: New London Children’s Choir Alexander Wells (Piano) Conductor: Ronald Corp

  • Benjamin Britten

    Noye, Noye, take thou thy company (Noyes Fludde Op,59)

    Performers: The English Chamber Orchestra, An East Suffolk Children’s Orchestra, Owen Brannigan (Noye), Sheila Rex (Mrs Noye) David Pinto (Sem), Darien Angadi (Ham), Stephen Alexander (Jaffett), Trevor Anthony (The Voice of God), Caroline Clack (Mrs Sem) Marie-Thérèse Pinto (Mrs Ham), Eileen O’Donovan (Mrs Jaffett) Conductor: Normal Del Mar

  • Bob Chilcott

    Like a Rainbow

    Performers: Scunthorpe Co-operative Junior Choir, Mildred Sleight (Piano) Conductor: Susan Hollingworth

  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Agnus Dei & Meditatio super Agnum Dei, from Lapsimessu(Childrens Mass)

    Performers: Tapiola Children’s Choir Espoo Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Erkki Pohjola and Paavo Pohjola

  • Richard Rodney Bennett

    The Aviary

    Performers: National Youth Choir of Scotland National Girls Choir, Philip Moore & Andrew West (Piano) Conductor: Christopher Bell

  • Stephen Deazley

    The Circus

    Performers: National Youth Choir of Scotland National Boys Choir Stuart Hope (Piano) Conductor: Christopher Bell

  • Elizabeth Poston

    The Noonday Heat and Running Set: Spring (from An English Day-Book)

    Performers: National Youth Choir of Scotland National Girls Choir Claire Jones (Harp) Conductor: Christopher Bell

  • John Rutter

    Mass of the Children

    Performers:The Choir of Clare College, Cambridge, Farnham Youth Choir, Angharad Gruffydd-Jones (Soprano), Jeremy Huw Williams (Baritone), Clare Chamber Ensemble, James McVinnie, (Organ) Conductor: Timothy Brown

  • Lydia Adams

    Mimaq Honour Song

    Performers: Toronto Children’s Chorus Tour Choir Director: Jean Ashworth Bartle


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