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11/05/2014

Composer, Jonathan Dove talks to Sara Mohr-Pietsch about writing for choirs, and the choral music that most inspires him. Sara's Choral Classic is Benjamin Britten's cantata, Rejoice in the Lamb, plus another amateur chorister invites us to 'Meet my Choir'.

First broadcast 11/05/2014.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • John Adams

    Harmonium, III. Wild Nights for chorus and orchestra

    Performer: San Francisco Symphony. Conductor: John Adams.
    • NONESUCH: 7559-79549-2.
    • NONESUCH.
    • 3.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Rejoice in the Lamb Op.30 for chorus and organ

    Performer: James Crookes. Performer: Simon Williams. Performer: Rupert Johnston. Performer: Daniel Sladden. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • ARGO: 433 2015-2.
    • ARGO.
    • 13.
  • Gilles Binchois

    De plus en plus se renouvelle - rondeau

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Conductor: Peter Phillips.
    • GIMELL : CDGIM-035.
    • Gimell.
    • 1.
  • Trad

    Tooroi Bandi

    Singer: Tserendavaa.
    • PAN 2050CD.
    • PAN.
    • 28.
  • Trad

    Sunder Uul

    Singer: Tuvshinjargal.
    • MCM3001.
    • MCM.
    • 6.
  • Trad

    Prayer

    Performer: Kaigal-ool Khovalyg. Performer: Anatolii Kuular. Performer: Sayan Bapa. Performer: Alexander Bapa.
    • SHANACHIE 64058.
    • SHANACHIE.
    • 1.
  • Michael Ormiston

    Nidhana Kumbha (Treasure Vase)

    Performer: Candida Valentino. Performer: Michael Ormiston.
  • David Hykes

    Telescoping

    Performer: The Harmonic Choir. Director: David Hykes.
    • SIG11009.
    • SIG.
    • 6.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Magnificat in B flat major Op.164 for double choir

    Choir: Colchester Chamber Choir.
  • Herbert Howells

    Salve Regina for chorus [6 voices] [for Westminster Cathedral]

  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Magnificat in B flat major Op.164 for double choir

    Choir: Colchester Chamber Choir.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Missa brevis Op.63 for boys' voices and organ

    Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Performer: James OʼDonnell. Conductor: David Hill.
    • HYPERION : CDA-66220.
    • HYPERION.
    • 13.
  • Igor Stravinsky

    Symphony of psalms

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • DG: 362798-2.
    • DG.
    • 2.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Magnificat Antiphons: O Weisheit

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • HYPERION: CDA66960.
    • HYPERION.
    • 18.
  • John Adams

    Harmonium, III. Wild Nights for chorus and orchestra

    Performer: San Francisco Symphony. Choir: San Francisco Chorus. Conductor: John Adams.
    • NONESUCH: 7559-79549-2.
    • NONESUCH.
    • 3.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Rejoice in the Lamb Op.30 for chorus and organ

    Performer: Rupert Johnston. Performer: James Crookes. Performer: Simon Williams. Performer: Daniel Sladden. Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • ARGO: 433 2015-2.
    • ARGO.
    • 13.
  • Henry Purcell

    Ode for St Cecilia’s Day: Hail! Bright Cecilia, Hail to thee!

    Performer: The King’s Consort. Director: Robert King. Singer: Michael George. Singer: James Bowman. Singer: Rogers Covey‐Crump. Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Singer: Michael George. Performer: Choir of New College Oxford.
    • HYPERION: CDH55327.
    • HYPERION.
    • 13.
  • Trad.

    COUNTRY DANCES

    Performer: The Swingle Singers. Music Arranger: SWINGLE.
    • VIRGIN: 50999 966956 2 3.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 10.

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