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WWI Soldiers' Songs, Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle

Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores the latest in the world of choral music, including music by Monteverdi, Samuel Barber and The Beach Boys. Sara is joined by Rachel Cowgill of Cardiff University to talk about Tommy's Tunes, a compendium of songs sung by soldiers in World War One, originally published in 1917. And today's Choral Interviewee is singer and composer Kerry Andrew.

In our regular Meet My Choir feature at 4.30pm we spotlight the British Humanist Choir, and at 5pm Sara's Choral Classic is Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle.

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First broadcast 29/06/2014.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sun 22 Feb 2015 16:00

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