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Mendelssohn's Hear My Prayer

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents music by Bach, James MacMillan and Rautavaara. Plus Meet My Choir, David Pountney's choral passions and a Choral Classic: Mendelssohn's Hear My Prayer.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch's weekly roundup of singing together includes music by Bach, James MacMillan, and a work for the haunting combination of mixed choir and flute by Einojuhani Rautavaara. The ladies barbershop group The Belles of Three Spires introduce themselves on "Meet my Choir", and artistic director of Welsh National Opera David Pountney shares his choral passions. At 5pm, today's choral classic is Mendelssohn's "Hear my Prayer".

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 1 Nov 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Jagdlied, op.59, 6

    Conductor: Horst Neumann. Performer: Leipzig Radio Chorus.
    • Berlin Classics.
    • 92782BC.
  • Moira Smiley & Voco

    North Country

    • Laughter Out Of Tears.
    • MoiraSmiley.
    • 3.
  • Thomas Tallis

    If ye love me

    Conductor: Paul Hillier. Performer: Theatre of Voices.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • HMU 907 154.
  • Edward Elgar

    Love from 3 Partsongs Op.18

    Choir: The Finzi Singers. Conductor: Paul Spicer.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN 9269-.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 5.
  • James MacMillan

    Christus Vincit

    Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Singer: Jonty Ward. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • Decca 2758053.
    • Decca.
    • 8.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 34 BWV.34 (O ewiges Feuer, o Ursprung der Liebe)

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Orchestra: The Symphony of Harmony and Invention. Choir: The Sixteen.
    • CORO.
    • COR 16102.
  • Modest Mussorgsky

    Gospodi, ne daj vragm v obidu from Act 3 of Khovanshchina

    Conductor: Valery Gergiev. Orchestra: Kirov. Choir: Kirov Theatre Chorus.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 432-147-2.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Beati quorum via

    Conductor: Christopher Robinson. Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge.
    • NAXOS.
    • 8.-555794.
  • Gregorio Allegri


    Conductor: George Guest. Choir: Choir of St John’s College, Cambridge.
    • cde-84163.
  • Gregorio Allegri

    Miserere (Remix)

    Performer: James Poutney. Music Arranger: James Poutney.
  • Thomas Tallis

    O nata lux de lumine

    Conductor: Peter Phillips. Choir: Tallis Scholars.
    • CDGIM-201.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hear my prayer

    Performer: Ernest Lough. Choir: The Choir of Temple Church.
    • PEARL.
    • GEM014-5.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Hear my prayer

    Conductor: Matthew West. Performer: Anne Dawson. Performer: John Scott. Choir: Corydon Singers.
    • CDA-66359.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Nirvana Dharma

    Conductor: Eric-Olof Söderström. Performer: Johanna Almark. Performer: Petri Alanko. Choir: Helsingin kamarikuoro.
    • ONDINE.
    • ODE-851-2.
  • Traditional Russian

    Wa Kuznitse

    Choir: amarcord.
    • Raumklang.
    • RKap 10213.


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