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Nigel Short - Russian Choral Music

Can a British choir ever really do justice to Russian choral music? Guest presenter Nigel Short shares his own experiences with Russian linguist and keen chorister Xenia De Berner.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 19 May 2013 17:00

Music Played

  • Hubert Parry

    My Soul There is a Country

    Performers: Choir of St George's Chapel Director: Christopher Robinson

  • Count Alexander Dmitrievitch Scheremetiev

    Nine sili nebesniye

    Performers: Chorovaya Academy Conductor: Alexander Sedov

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vespers (Opening Movement)

    Performers: St Petersburg Chamber Orchestra Director: Nikolai Korniev

  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vespers: Khvalite imya Gospodne

    Performers: Corydon Singers Conductor: Matthew Best

  • Golovanov

    Slava otsu edinorodnii

    Performers: Chorovaya Akademia Conductor : Alexander Sedov

  • Pavel Grigorievich Chesnokov

    Svyetye

    Performers: Tenebrae Conductor: Nigel Short

  • Golovanov

    Lord's Prayer (Otche Nash)

    Performers: Tenebrae Conductor: Nigel Short

  • Francis Pott

    The Souls of the Righteous

    Performers: Tenebrae, William Kendell (Tenor)

  • Henry Purcell

    Rejoice in the Lord (The Bell Anthem)

    Performers: The King's Consort, Choir of New College, Oxford, Choir of The King's Consort Director: Robert King

  • Benjamin Britten

    Rejoice in the Lamb Op. 30 (Festival Cantata)

    Performers: King's College Cambridge Choir Conductor: Philip Ledger

  • Hubert Parry

    Songs of Farewell: Lord Let Me Know Mine End (Psalm 39)

    Performers: Tenebrae Conductor: Nigel Short

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