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St Magnus Festival 2014

A concert given by the BBC Singers at St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney at the 2014 St Magnus Festival. With a birthday tribute to the festival's founder, Peter Maxwell Davies.

BBC Singers at 2014 St Magnus Festival

Recorded in St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney, a concert given by the BBC Singers as part of the 2014 St Magnus Festival. The programme includes a birthday tribute to the festival's founder - Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, who celebrated his 80th birthday last year - as well as music by Italian and Norwegian composers - reflecting two of the festival's themes.

Peter Maxwell Davies: A Hoy Calendar; One star at last
Edvard Grieg: Ave Maris stella
John Tavener: The Lamb; Song for Athene
Per Norgard: Wie ein Kind
Goffredo Petrassi: Nonsense
Cole Porter, arranged Richard Rodney Bennett: Ev'ry time we say goodbye

BBC Singers
David Hill (conductor).

1 hour

Last on

Sun 18 Jan 2015 23:30

Music Played

  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    A Hoy Calendar

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    One Star at Last

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Ave Maris stella

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • John Tavener

    The Lamb

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • John Tavener

    Song for Athene

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • DECCA.
  • Per Nørgård

    Wie ein Kind

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Goffredo Petrassi

    Nonsense

    Performer: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Cole Porter

    Every Time We Say Goodbye

    Music Arranger: Richard Rodney Bennett. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Peter Maxwell Davies

    A Lullaby for Lucy

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Singers

Broadcast

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