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Richard Egarr's Choral Passions

Sara Mohr-Pietsch invites keyboardist and director of the Academy of Ancient Music Richard Egarr to share his choral passions. Plus Meet My Choir and Sara's Choral Classic.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch invites keyboardist and director of the Academy of Ancient Music, Richard Egarr, to share his choral passions. Plus regular features, 'Meet my Choir' and 'Sara's Choral Classic'.

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First broadcast 22/06/2014.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Music Played

  • Stevie Wishart

    Azeruz

    Choir: Sinfonye. Director: Stevie Wishart.
    • DECCA : 476-5117.
    • 12.
  • Anon.

    Os mutorum, lux cecorum (Office of St Columba)

    Choir: Gonville and Caius Coll. Cambridge Choir. Director: Geoffrey Webber.
    • DELPHIAN : DCD-34137.
    • DELPHIAN.
    • 1.
  • Traditional Gaelic

    Psalm 46 (Stroudwater)

    Performer: Congregation from Lewis.
    • Scottish Tradition (6) - Gaelic Psalms from Lewis.
    • Greentrax.
    • 3.
  • Hubert Parry

    There is an old Belief from Songs of Farewell

    Choir: Merton College Oxford Choir. Director: Benjamin Nicholas.
    • DELPHIAN : DCD-34134.
    • DELPHIAN.
    • 6.
  • Lead Belly

    Goodnight Irene

    Choir: Juice Vocal Ensemble. Music Arranger: Kerry Andrew.
    • Laid Bare: Love Songs.
    • NONCLASSICAL.
    • 9.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Merce grido piangendo (5th book of madrigals)

    Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble.
    • ECM : 476-4755.
    • ECM.
    • 11.
  • John Bevan Baker

    In the Lowlands (Songs of Courtship)

    Choir: Consort of Voices. Performer: Stuart Hope. Conductor: William Conway.
    • BEVAN BAKER: A song for Lucy.
    • LINN RECORDS.
    • 2.
  • Edward Bairstow

    Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence

    Choir: Choir of York Minster. Conductor: Francis Jackson.
    • Canon : CNN4977.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St. Matthew Passion: Part 1, Sind Blitze, sind Donner

    Choir: Regensburger Domchor. Choir: King's College Cambridge Choir. Orchestra: Concentus Musicus Wien. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Singer: Paul Esswood. Singer: Paul Esswood. Singer: Tom Sutcliffe. Singer: James Bowman. Singer: Kurt Equiluz. Singer: Nigel Rogers. Singer: Karl Ridderbusch. Singer: Max van Egmond. Singer: Michael Schopper.
    • Teldec : 2292425092.
    • 8.
  • John Tavener

    Ikon of Light - 3rd Movement

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Ensemble: Chilingirian Quartet. Director: Peter Philips.
    • Gimell : CDGIM005.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St. John Passion - opening chorus

    Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Choir: Academy of Ancient Music Chorus. Director: Richard Egarr. Singer: James Gilchrist. Singer: Matthew Rose. Singer: Ashley Riches. Singer: Elizabeth Watts. Singer: Dame Sarah Connolly. Singer: Andrew Kennedy. Singer: Christopher Purves.
    • AAM Records: AAM002.
  • Michael Tippett

    5 Spirituals from A Child of our Time

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury. Singer: Jennifer Adams-Barbaro. Singer: Jacqueline Fox. Singer: Robert Johnston. Singer: Stuart MacIntyre.
    • Tippett: Unto the Hills (Wadhurst).
    • SIGNUM.
    • 11.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Liebeslieder waltzes Op.52 selection

    Singer: Barbara Bonney. Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Singer: Kurt Streit. Singer: Olaf Bär. Performer: Helmut Deutsch. Performer: Bengt Forsberg.
    • EMI CLASSICS : CDC-5554302.
    • EMI CLASSICS.
    • 1.
  • Vaclovas Augustinas

    The Stomping Bride

    Director: Paul Hillier. Performer: Ene Nael. Performer: Tõnu Jõesaar. Performer: Neeme Punder. Performer: Leonora Palu. Performer: Madis Metsamart. Performer: Iris Oja. Performer: Tiit Kogerman. Performer: Kaia Urb. Choir: Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMU90-7391.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 1.

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