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Big Big Sing

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents the latest in world of choral music, and chats with Svend Brown and Stephen Deazley about the Big Big Sing. We hear from another of the UK's amateur singing groups in "Meet My Choir", plus Sara explores another great Choral Classic, Mozart's Mass in C minor.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Kyrie, from Mass in C Minor K. 427

    Singer: Arleen Augér. Singer: Lynne Dawson. Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Singer: David Thomas. Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Choir: Winchester College Quiristers. Ensemble: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • DECCA : 425-528-2.
    • DECCA.
    • 3.
  • Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

    Magnificat anima mea Dominum

    Choir: RIAS Chamber Choir. Ensemble: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Hans-Christoph Rademann.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC-902167.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 1.
  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    O bone Jesu, from Three Latin Motets

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Nicholas Kok.
    • Signum SIGCD 368.
    • Signum.
    • 2.
  • John Blow

    God spake sometime in visions

    Singer: Robin Blaze. Singer: Joseph Cornwell. Singer: William Kendall. Singer: Stephen Varcoe. Singer: Stephen Alder. Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Ensemble: The Parley of Instruments. Conductor: David Hill.
    • HYPERION : CDA 67031-.
    • HYPERION.
    • 1.
  • David N. Childs

    Weep No More

    Choir: Gondwana Voices. Conductor: Mark Leary. Performer: Sally Whitwell.
    • ABC 4769093.
    • ABC.
    • 10.
  • Charles‐François Gounod

    Nunc Dimittis

    Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Performer: Christopher Glynn. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • PRIORY : PRCD-596.
    • PRIORY.
    • 6.
  • Eric Ericson

    Harlig ar jorden

    Choir: The Real Group.
    • Stamning.
    • Virgin.
    • 12.
  • Fabian Andres

    Dream a Little Dream of Me

    Choir: VOCES8. Composer: Wilbur Schwandt.
    • Signum : SIGCD187.
    • 5.
  • César Franck

    Panis angelicus

    Choir: St John's Elora Choir. Performer: Matthew Larkin. Conductor: Noel Edison.
    • NAXOS : 8.-557493.
    • NAXOS.
    • 15.
  • Corrina Hewat

    One Song

    Performer: Studio Musicians.
  • John Stainer

    God so Loved the World from The Crucifixion

    Choir: Huddersfield Choral Society. Conductor: Joseph Cullen.
    • Signum : Classics SIGCD 176.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 9.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Qui Tollis from Mass in C Minor K. 427

    Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Choir: Winchester College Quiristers. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Decca : 4255282.
    • 6.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Sanctus from Mass in C Minor K. 427

    Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Choir: Winchester College Quiristers. Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Director: Christopher Hogwood.
    • Decca : 4255282.
    • 11.
  • Traditional/Robert Burns

    O Whistle

    Choir: Royal Scottish National Orchestra Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: JOHN CURRIE.
    • ASV CDWHL 2087.
    • ASV.
    • 2.

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