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London A Cappella Festival 2014

Sara Mohr-Pietsch previews the London A Cappella Festival with Dominic Peckham and Clare Wheeler (Swingle Singers). Plus, we get to know another of the UK's amateur choirs - Perth's Fair City Singers - and Sara explores a unique Choral Classic: Stimmung, by Karlheinz Stockhausen.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Thomas Ravenscroft

    Canst thou love and lie alone

    Choir: Pro Cantione Antiqua. Singer: Timothy Penrose. Singer: Kevin Smith. Singer: James Lewington. Singer: Michael George.
    • TELDEC : 843443.
    • TELDEC.
    • 11.
  • Anders Edenroth

    Pass Me The Jazz

    Choir: The Real Group.
    • Lionheart : LHICD0079.
    • Lionheart.
    • 2.
  • Knowles/Nash/Harrell/Stewart

    Swingle Ladies

    Choir: The Swingle Singers. Music Arranger: Girard, Nicholas.
    • World Village : WV450025.
    • World Village.
    • 006.
  • Rob Waters

    Nolo mortem peccatoris

    Choir: The Songmen.
    • SIX RECORDS : SIXCD-002.
    • 006.
  • Rudolf Tobias

    Ascendit in coelum

    Choir: Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor. Conductor: Daniel Reuss.
    • ONDINE : ODE-1221-2.
    • ONDINE.
    • 10.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    If You Cant Eat, You Got To

    Conductor: Leonard Bernstein. Orchestra: National Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Bernstein, Leonard; National Symphony Orchestra, Wiener Jeunesse-Chor, Israel Ph.
    • Bernstein Conducts Bernstein: Songfest / Chichester Psalms.
    • 008.
  • John Sheppard

    Reges Tharsis et insulae

    Choir: St Mary's Cathedral Choir, Edinburgh. Conductor: Duncan Ferguson.
    • DELPHIAN : DCD34123.
    • 2.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    4 Russian Peasant Songs (1954 version)

    Choir: Voronezh Chamber Choir. Performer: Brendan Thomas. Performer: Joanna Hensel. Performer: Robert Stroh. Performer: Lynn Jarman. Conductor: James Wood. Choir: New London Chamber Choir.
    • Helios : CDA-66410.
    • Helios.
    • 14.
  • Edward Elgar

    There Is Sweet Music

    Choir: RIAS Chamber Choir. Choir: Marcus Creed.
    • Harmonia Mundi : 501734.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 3.
  • Hubert Parry


    Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey. Conductor: James O’Donnell. Performer: Robert Quinney.
    • HYPERION : CDA68013.
    • 22.
  • Karlheinz Stockhausen


    Choir: Theatre of Voices. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
    • HMU90740-8.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 001.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    III. Alarm Bells (The Bells)

    Orchestra: United Kingdom Symphony Orchestra. Choir: Yurlov Russian Choir. Conductor: Evgeny Fyodorovich Svetlanov.
    • REGIS : RRC1144.
    • 3.


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