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Brahms Choral Music, Vanessa Redgrave

Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores the choral music of Brahms with biographer Katy Hamilton. Sara is also joined by actress Vanessa Redgrave, who discusses her choral favourites.

Sara Mohr Pietsch explores the domestic choral music of Brahms with biographer Katy Hamilton. Vanessa Redgrave also joins Sara to for a chat about her involvement in choral singing, with a selection of choral favourites. We'll hear another of the UK's amateur singing groups in "Meet My Choir", plus Sara explores the great Choral Classic Handel's Zadok the Priest.

First broadcast 05/10/2014.

1 hour, 30 minutes


Music Played

  • Sir George Dyson


    Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Richard Hickox. Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN 10439.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 13.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Einförmig ist der Liebe Gram, from 13 Canons Op 113 No 13

    Choir: North German Radio Choir. Conductor: Günter Jena.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 4778218.
    • 41.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Schwarzer Wald & Nein geliebter from Neue-Liebeslieder Op 65

    Singer: Olaf Bär. Performer: Helmut Deutsch. Singer: Kurt Streit. Singer: Anne Sofie von Otter. Performer: Bengt Forsberg. Singer: Barbara Bonney.
    • EMI : CDC 5-55430-2.
    • EMI.
    • 40.
  • Hans Huber

    Ländler from Lenz- und Liebeslieder Op 72 No 4

    Singer: Barbara Locher. Singer: Liliane Zurcher. Performer: Alice Haug. Singer: Peter Brechbuhler. Singer: Lukas Albercht. Performer: Pius Urech.
    • Acanthus : ACM001.
    • Acanthus.
    • 29.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Horch, der Wind klagt & Brauner Bursche führt zum Tanze Op.103

    Performer: Alain Planès. Director: Marcus Creed. Choir: RIAS Kammerchor.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC-901593.
    • 25.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Nächtens from Sechs Quartette Op 112 No 2

    Performer: Graham Johnson. Singer: Ann Murray. Singer: Anthony Rolfe Johnson. Singer: Richard Jackson. Singer: Felicity Lott.
    • HYPERION : CDA66053-.
    • 11.
  • Frederick Loewe

    The Lusty Month of May, from Camelot

    Conductor: Alfred Newman. Orchestra: Studio Orchestra. Choir: Unknown Chorus. Singer: Vanessa Redgrave.
    • WARNER BROS : 7599-27325-2.
    • 6.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Crux fidelis (Ombra Mai Fu), from Xerxes

    Conductor: Edward Higginbottom. Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Ensemble: Capricorn.
    • DECCA : 4668702.
    • Decca.
    • 4.
  • Billy Steinberg

    True Colours

    Choir: The OAP’z & Friends. Composer: Tom Kelly. Singer: Vanessa Redgrave. Performer: Mike Outram.
    • SONY : 88765468352.
    • SONY.
    • 7.
  • Laura Rossi

    For the Fallen

    Conductor: Alastair King. Orchestra: Chamber Orchestra of London. Choir: RSVP Voices.
    • 2NX Music : 2NX 004.
    • 2NX Music.
    • 17.
  • Andres Sisters

    Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree

    • V.E DAY The Album.
    • emi.
    • 12.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the Priest HWV.258

    Orchestra: Academy of Ancient Music. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury. Choir: King's College Cambridge Choir.
    • EMI : 557-140-2.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Jonathan Harvey

    The Angels

    Conductor: Kaspars Putniņš. Choir: Latvian Radio Chorus.
    • HYPERION : CDA-67835.
    • 1.
  • Anon.

    Credo from Tournai Mass

    Ensemble: Trio Mediæval.
    • ANONYMOUS: Benedicta es celorum.
    • 5.
  • William Henry Harris

    Faire Is the Heaven

    Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Director: Timothy Brown. Composer: Edmund Spenser.
    • Collegium : 127.
    • Collegium.
    • 18.
  • Laura Mvula

    Like the Morning Dew

    • RCA Victor Red Seal.


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