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Helen Chadwick, Cantatrice, Debussy's Sirenes

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

Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores the latest in the world of choral music. This week Sara's guests are composer, performance creator and singer Helen Chadwick, who joins her in studio to talk about her theatre pieces using vocal ensembles and Jane Dolby, the creator of The Fishwives. At 4.30pm she meets another of the UK's amateur singing groups, Cantatrice in "Meet My Choir" and Sara's Choral Classic at 5pm is Debussy's Sirenes.

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1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chorus: Lobet Gott in seinen Reichen, BWV 11

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA : SDG-185.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA.
    • 23.
  • Nicolas Gombert

    Mille Regretz

    Ensemble: Stile Antico.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • HMU807595.
    • 8.
  • Les Chadwick

    My Mouth is Everyone's Mouth

    Choir: Helen Chadwick Group.
    • Romaine Records : RRHCCD9.
    • Romaine Records.
    • 2.
  • Matthew Bailey

    Spring Rain

    Choir: Helen Chadwick Group. Composer: Les Chadwick.
    • Romaine Records : RRHCCD9.
    • Romaine Records.
    • 9.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    no.5 Let All the World from 5 Mystical Songs

    Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Sir David Willcocks. Choir: King's College Cambridge Choir.
    • EMI : 5-65588-2.
    • EMI.
    • 5.
  • Les Chadwick

    Journalists One

    Choir: Helen Chadwick Group.
    • Romaine Records : RRHCCD9.
    • Romaine Records.
    • 10.
  • Henry Purcell

    To The Hills and the Vales (Dido & Aeneas)

    Orchestra: Les Inventions. Director: Barnaby Smith. Director: Patrick Ayrton. Performer: Voces 8.
    • A Purcell Collection.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 13.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Rosmarin Op.62

    Director: Marcus Creed. Choir: RIAS Kammerchor.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMCD-901592.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 8.
  • Jean Mouton

    Celeste beneficium

    Choir: Capella Alamire. Director: David Skinner.
    • OBSIDIAN : CCL CD712.
    • OBSIDIAN.
    • 1.
  • Antoine de FĂ©vin

    Adiutorium nostrum

    Choir: Alamire. Director: David Skinner.
    • OBSIDIAN : CCL CD712.
    • OBSIDIAN.
    • 2.
  • Trad.

    When the Boat Comes In

    Choir: The Fishwives Choir.
    • When the Boat Comes In / Eternal Father - Single.
    • 1.
  • Lili Boulanger

    Renouveau

    Choir: New London Chamber Choir. Singer: Amanda Pitt. Singer: Jeanette Ager. Singer: Martyn Hill. Singer: Andrew Ball. Conductor: James Wood.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 66726.
    • 15.
  • Sir George Dyson

    Praise

    Performer: Thomas Trotter. Choir: St. Michael’s Singers.
    • Hyperion: CDH55046.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Claude Debussy

    Sirenes from Nocturnes

    Conductor: Pierre Boulez. Choir: The Cleveland Orchestra Chorus. Orchestra: Cleveland Orchestra.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOP : DG-439 896-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOP.
    • 3.
  • SK Shlomo

    She Lost my crossed heart

    Choir: National Youth Choirs of GB Training Choirs. Singer: SK Shlomo. Director: Greg Beardsell.
    • private recording.
  • Will Todd

    Sanctus

    Choir: Tenebrae. Director: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM SIG CD 394.
    • SIGNUM.
    • SIG CD 394.
    • 7.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dixit Dominus - opening

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SOLI DEO GLORIA.
    • SDG 502.

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