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Moira Smiley, Faure Requiem

Sara Mohr-Pietsch meets vocalist, Moira Smiley who performs in the studio and talks about the diverse influences on her music, which include folk styles, shape-note singing, classical song and Jazz. Faure's Requiem is this week's Choral Classic.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Daniel Read arr. Moira Smiley and Voco

    Russia (Siberia's Snows)

    Performer: Moira Smiley & VOCO.
    • Small Worlds.
    • Whim Records.
    • 7.
  • James MacMillan

    Christus vincit

    Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Singer: Jonty Ward. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • Decca 2758053.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Kommt, ihr Tochter - St. Matthew Passion

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • DG 429 772-2.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 1.
  • Judith Weir

    Two Human Hymns

    Choir: Gonville and Caius Coll. Cambridge Choir. Performer: Annie Lydford. Conductor: Geoffrey Webber.
    • Delphian DCD 34905.
    • Delphian.
    • 13.
  • Moira Smiley

    Improvisation

    Singer: Moira Smiley. Singer: Clara Sanabras. Singer: Clemmie Franks. Singer: Helen Chadwick. Singer: Emily Burn. Singer: Sophia Brumfitt. Singer: Hazel Holder. Singer: Katherine Zeserson.
  • Moira Smiley

    Silver Lake

    Singer: Moira Smiley. Singer: Clara Sanabras. Singer: Clemmie Franks. Singer: Helen Chadwick. Singer: Emily Burn. Singer: Sophia Brumfitt. Singer: Hazel Holder. Singer: Katherine Zeserson. Supporting Artist: Tara Franks.
  • Trad.

    Leather Britches

    Singer: Moira Smiley. Singer: Clara Sanabras. Singer: Clemmie Franks. Singer: Helen Chadwick. Singer: Emily Burn. Singer: Sophia Brumfitt. Singer: Hazel Holder. Singer: Katherine Zeserson.
  • Moira Smiley

    Come and Stand in My River

    Singer: Moira Smiley. Singer: Clara Sanabras. Singer: Clemmie Franks. Singer: Helen Chadwick. Singer: Emily Burn. Singer: Sophia Brumfitt. Singer: Hazel Holder. Singer: Katherine Zeserson.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    extracts from Requiem

    Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: John Rutter. Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Singer: Caroline Ashton. Singer: Stephen Varcoe. Performer: John Scott.
    • COLLEGIUM RECORD : COL-CD 109.
    • COLLEGIUM RECORD.
    • 1.
  • Jukka Linkola

    Ilo

    Choir: Emo Ensemble Finland.
    • ALBA NCD 26.
    • ALBA.
    • 14.

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