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Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces works based on the writings of Pietro Metastasio. Plus the Inner Voices youth choir, Salisbury Youth Choir and Sara's Choral Classic: Poulenc's Gloria.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores a selection of choral works based on the texts of Pietro Metastasio, including music by Mozart and Johann Christian Bach. Sara also chats with Ed Watkins about the Inner Voices project, a youth choir that draws its members from state schools in central London. Salisbury Community Choir introduce themselves in Meet My Choir, and Sara's choral classic this week is Poulenc's Gloria.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Francis Poulenc

    Marie (7 Chansons)

    Choir: Accentus. Conductor: Laurence Equilbey.
  • Johann Gottlieb Naumann

    Quanto costa il tuo delitto (La Passione de Gesu Cristo)

    Choir: La Stagione Armonica. Orchestra: Orchestra di Padova e del Veneto. Conductor: Sergio Balestracci.
    • CPO 7773652.
    • CPO.
    • 1.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ah grazie si rendano (La Clemenza di Tito, Act 2 Scene 5)

    Choir: RIAS Kammerchor. Orchestra: Freiburg Baroque Orchestra. Conductor: René Jacobs.
  • John Taverner


    Choir: Contrapunctus. Conductor: Owen Rees.
    • Signum.
    • SIGCD408.
    • 6.
  • Johann Christian Bach

    Gran Baal, pieta di noi! (Gioas, Re di Giuda)

    Choir: Rheinische Kantorei. Orchestra: Das Kleine Konzert. Conductor: Hermann Max.
    • CPO9998952.
    • CPO.
    • 1.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Sequence du Verbe, cantique divin (Trois petites liturgies de la Presence divine)

    Choir: DR VokalEnsemblet. Choir: Danish National Concert Chorus. Orchestra: Danish National Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
    • OUR 6.220612.
    • OUR.
    • 2.
  • Pierre Passereau

    Il est Bel et Bon

    Choir: Inner Voices. Conductor: Ralph Allwood.
    • Private tape.
  • Bobby Mcferrin/Roger Treece

    Brief Eternity

    Singer: Bobby McFerrin. Singer: Lisa Fischer.
    • Wrasse Records WRASS261.
    • Wrasse Records.
    • 7.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Magnificat (Vespers of 1610)

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
    • COR16126.
  • Jane Dolby/Phil Da Costa/Robin Goodfellow/Wendy Roberts

    Ocean Bound

    Performer: Jane Dolby. Choir: Fishwives Choir.
    • Wheelhouse Recordings WRCD001.
    • Wheelhouse Recordings.
    • 1.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Gloria in excelsis Deo (Gloria)

    Choir: New York Polyphony. Choir: Trinity College Cambridge Choir. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Nyperion CDA 67623.
    • Hyperion.
    • 1.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Domine Deus, agnus Dei (Gloria)

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Singer: Susan Gritton. Choir: Trinity College Cambridge Choir.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Qui sedes as dexteram Patris (Gloria)

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton. Orchestra: Britten Sinfonia. Singer: Susan Gritton. Choir: Trinity College Cambridge Choir.
  • Sweet Roseanne

    • Old 97 Wrecords.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Viva, viva l'invitto duce (Il re pastore K208, Act II)

    Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt. Singer: Eva Mei. Singer: Inga Nielsen. Singer: Ann Murray. Singer: Markus Schafer. Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Wien. Singer: Roberto Saccà.
    • Teldec 4509984192.
    • Teldec.
    • 13.
  • Jacques Berthier

    Jubilate Coeli

    Choir: Taizé.
    • Decca.
    • 4793788.


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