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Mary King - Science and Singing

Mary King introduces this week's mix of choral music, finds out about a project that's drawing the worlds of science and music together, and meets the conductor of The Cardinall's Musick, Andrew Carwood.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Andrieu

    Lament for Micahel Jackson

    Choir: The Clerks. Author: Anneliese Emmans dean. Director: Edward Wickham.
    • Private recording.
  • Baron von Klumpenfrau

    Dalvi duoddar luohti - Talvitunturin joikha

    Choir: Helsinki University Male Voice Choir. Director: Matti Hyökki.
    • Finlandia: 4509989932.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen 4th movement

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Performer: Evginia Rubinova. Performer: Joe Gallardo. Director: Stephen Cleobury.
    • EMI Classics: 3 66948 2.
    • 4.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Finale from Spring Symphony

    Singer: Jennifer Vyvyan. Singer: Norma Proctor. Singer: Peter Pears. Choir: Royal Opera House Chorus. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Choir: Chorus of Boys from Emanuel School. Conductor: Benjamin Britten.
    • Decca London: 425 153-2.
    • 12.
  • William Byrd

    Infelix ego

    Ensemble: Cardinalls Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
    • Hyperion: CDA 67779.
    • 15.
  • Thomas Tallis

    O Lord, give thy Holy Spirit

    Ensemble: Cardinalls Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
    • Hyperion: CDA67994.
    • 1.
  • György Ligeti

    Lux aeterna

    Choir: Clare College, Cambridge Choir. Director: Timothy Brown.
    • Collegium: CSACD 902.
    • 18.
  • Christopher Fox

    Rondeau - What goes around

    Ensemble: The Clerks. Director: Edward Wickham. Author: Edward Wickham.
    • Private recording.
  • Knut Nystedt

    Prayers of Kierkegaard

    Ensemble: Ensemble 96. Conductor: Øystein Sevåg. Singer: Beate Kronen. Singer: Gea Aartun.
    • 2L: 2L29.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah - Worthy is the Lamb that was slain (finale)

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Director: Paul McCreesh.
    • DG Archiv: 477 9574.
    • 4.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Falstaff - Act 3 Scene 2; Tutto nel mondo e un burla (final fugue)

    Singer: Thomas Hampson. Singer: Anthony Mee. Singer: Anatoly Kocherga. Singer: Adrianne Pieczonka. Singer: Dorothea Röschmann. Singer: Daniil Shtoda. Singer: Larissa Diadkova. Singer: Stella Doufexis. Singer: Bryn Terfel. Singer: Enrico Facini. Choir: Berlin Radio Chamber Choir. Conductor: Simon Halsey. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DG 471 194-2.
    • 16.

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