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Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine

Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores the latest in the world of choral music. Including another of the UK's amateur singing groups in Meet My Choir and Sara's Choral Classic.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch with news of choral events happening across the UK. Another amateur singing group invites listeners to "Meet My Choir" at 4.30pm, and Sara's Choral Classic is Faure's Cantique de Jean Racine.

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1 hour

Music Played

  • Heitor Villa‐Lobos

    As Costureiras (Sewing Girls)

    Ensemble: SWR Vocal Ensemble. Director: Marcus Creed.
    • HANSSLER : CD-93.268.
    • HANSSLER.
    • 3.
  • David Lang

    Crowd Out

    Performer: The Crowd. Director: Simon Halsey.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Chorus: Hallelujah

    Performer: Ludus Baroque. Conductor: Richard Neville-Towle.
    • The Triumph of Time and Truth.
    • Delphian.
    • DCD34135.
    • 17.
  • Judith Bingham

    The Shepherd

    Choir: Southwark Cathedral Girls Choir. Director: Stephen Disley.
    • REGENT : REG CD-387.
    • REGENT.
    • 15.
  • Traditional American

    Present Joys

    Choir: Alabama Sacred Harp Singers.
    • FOLKWAYS : FP 252.
    • FOLKWAYS.
    • 4.
  • Byrd

    Laudibus in sanctis

    Performer: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • Sol del Gloria.
    • SDG 720.
    • 5.
  • Meet My Choir - The Acorns Singers

  • Choral Epiphany

    • Joseph Haydn

      The Heavens are Telling from The Creation

      Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle. Singer: Arleen Augér. Singer: Philip Langridge. Singer: David Thomas. Choir: CBSO Chorus. Orchestra: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
      • EMI : CDC 7-54160 2.
      • EMI.
      • 14.
  • John Tavener

    Fuchsia's Funeral

    Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic. Choir: Choir of the Temple Church. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • SONY CLASSICAL : SK-89135.
    • SONY CLASSICAL.
    • 23.
  • Choral Classic

    • Gabriel Fauré

      Cantique de Jean Racine Op.11

      Choir: Winchester Cathedral Choir. Orchestra: Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Conductor: David Hill.
      • VIRGIN : VC-545318-2.
      • VIRGIN.
      • 8.
  • Harry Warren

    At Last

    Composer: Mack Gordon. Performer: The King’s Singers.
    • Signum.
    • SIGCD341.
    • 12.

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