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Choir of the Year 2014 Grand Final Highlights

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents highlights from the grand final of Choir of the Year 2014. At half past four, another of the UK's amateur choral groups introduce themselves in 'Meet My Choir', and Sara presents one of her Choral Classics.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Trad.

    O Come, All Ye Faithful

    Conductor: Rhiannon Pritchard. Choir: Cor Cf1.
  • Randall Thompson

    The Last words of David

    Conductor: Eilir Owen Griffiths. Performer: Richard Vaughan. Choir: Cor CF1.
  • Catrin Davies

    Tangnefeddwyr

    Conductor: Rhiannon Pritchard. Choir: Cor CF1.
  • Jan Dismas Zelenka

    Kyrie from Missa Nativitatis Domini, ZWV 8

    Performer: Marek Štryncl. Performer: Musica Florea.
    • Supraphon.
    • SU41112.
  • Trad.

    Away in a Manger

    Choir: Cor CF1. Conductor: Rhiannon Pritchard.
  • Trad.

    Fasel Kesmet Al Sawi

    Choir: Nawa.
    • Lost Origin Sound Series.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    Lament for Pasiphae from 5 Midwinter Songs

    Conductor: Stephen Layton. Performer: Britten Sinfonia. Choir: Polyphony.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-67580.
  • Jean Mouton

    Quaeramus cum pastoribus

    Performer: Rory McCleery. Choir: The Marian Consort.
    • DELPHIAN.
    • DCD 34145.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Hallelujah chorus from Messiah

    Conductor: René Jacobs. Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC-901928.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah (extract)

    Singer: Patricia Bardon. Singer: Neal Davies. Choir: Choir of Clare College, Cambridge. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: René Jacobs.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC-901928.
  • Trad.

    O Tannenbaum

    Conductor: Andrew Gant. Choir: Vox Turturis.
    • SIGNUM.
    • SIG CD-387.
  • Juan de Araujo

    Aqui Valentones

    Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore. Choir: Ex Cathedra Choir.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA-67524.

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