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Let the Peoples Sing 2013

Tim Rhys-Evans delves into the music of the 2013 European-wide "Let the Peoples Sing" choir competition, with amateur choirs taking part from across the continent.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Alfred Schnittke

    Penitential Psalm No.8

    Choir: Key Ensemble. Conductor: Teemu Honkanen.
    • Recording from the Let The Peoples Sing Competition.
  • Vincenzo Bellini

    Ad Arturo onore from Act I Scene 3 of I Puritani

    Choir: Ambrosian Singers. Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • EMI : CMS7696632.
  • Frank Martin

    Sanctus, from the Mass for Double Choir

    Choir: Bavarian Youth Choir. Conductor: Gerd Guglhor.
    • Recording from Let The Peoples Sing.
  • Javier Busto

    Gloria, from the Missa Brevis Pro Pace

    Choir: Bavarian Youth Choir. Conductor: Gerd Guglor.
    • Recording from the Let The Peoples Sing competition.
  • David Bedford

    Twelve Hours of Sunset

    Choir: Crouch End Festival Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Jac van Steen.
    • NMC : D049.
  • William Dawson

    Ezekiel Saw the Wheel

    Choir: Saint Olaf Choir. Conductor: Anton Armstrong.
    • Recording from the Let The Peoples Sing competition.
  • Gaetano Donizetti

    Oh! Dove mai ne andarono, from Anna Bolena

    Singer: Joan Sutherland. Choir: Welsh National Opera Chorus. Orchestra: English National Opera Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Bonynge.
    • Decca : 421096-2.
  • Ethel Smyth

    Sanctus from Mass in D

    Singer: Janis Hardy. Choir: Chorus of the Plymouth Music Series. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Plymouth Music Series. Conductor: Philip Brunelle.
    • EMI : 5674262.
  • Ella Fitzgerald

    Tisket Tasket arr. Amalie Shlarsgaard

    Choir: The Sirens. Conductor: Christine Wilhelmsen.
    • Recording from the Let The Peoples Sing competition.
  • Ola Gjeilo

    Ubi Caritas

    Choir: The Sirens. Conductor: Christine Wilhelmsen.
    • Recording from the Let The Peoples Sing competition.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Fragment of Agony

    Singer: Maikki Säikka. Choir: Key Ensemble. Conductor: Teemu Honkanen.
    • Recording from the Let The Peoples Sing competition.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Bogoroditse Devo, from All Night Vigil Op.37

    Choir: Saint Olaf Choir. Conductor: Anton Armstrong.
    • Recording from the Let The Peoples Sing competition.

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