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Monteverdi Vespers of the Blessed Virgin

Sara Mohr-Pietsch celebrates the choral riches of Venice. Plus Collegium Musicum of London Chamber Choir, Meurig Bowen's choral favourites and Monteverdi's Vespers.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces more music from the choral world, including a selection of pieces celebrating the choral riches of Venice; Collegium Musicum of London Chamber Choir introduce themselves on Meet My Choir and just after 4.30pm Director of Cheltenham Music Festival Meurig Bowen shares his choral favourites. At 5pm Sara's choral classic is Monteverdi's sumptuous Vespers of the Blessed Virgin.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 19 Apr 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • Cole Porter

    We Open in Venice (Kiss Me Kate)

    Ensemble: 1987 London Cast.
    • First Night CAST CD 10.
    • First Night.
    • 6.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Magnificat for 33 voices

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players.
    • ARCHIV : 448-180-2.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 9.
  • Vaclovas Augustinas

    The Stomping Bride (Trepute Martela)

    Performer: Tiit Kogerman. Performer: Iris Oja. Performer: Madis Metsamart. Performer: Ene Nael. Performer: Kaia Urb. Performer: Neeme Punder. Performer: Tõnu Jõesaar. Performer: Leonora Palu. Director: Paul Hillier. Choir: Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMU90-7391.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 1.
  • Thomas Tomkins

    Turne Unto The Lord

    Choir: The Queen's Six.
    • Resonus RES10146.
    • Resonus.
    • 16.
  • George Frideric Handel

    The King Shall Rejoice

    Choir: King's College Cambridge Choir. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Sir David Willcocks.
    • EMI : 5 854-54 2.
    • EMI.
    • 1.
  • Antonio Caldara

    Crucifixus a 16

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Choir: The Sixteen.
    • CORO 16053.
    • CORO.
    • 1.
  • Heinrich Schütz

    Die Himmel Erzahlen Die Ehre Gottes

    Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe. Choir: Collegium Vocale Gent.
    • Harmonia Mundi HMC901534.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • 9.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Dream of Gerontius (Excerpt)

    Choir: Wembley Philharmonic Society. Choir: Royal Choral Society. Singer: Kenneth Bowen. Conductor: Malcolm Sargent. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Choir: Croydon Philharmonic Society. Choir: Alexandra Choir.
    • BBC recording.
  • Herbert Howells

    O pray for the peace of Jerusalem (No. 1 of Four Anthems)

    Performer: Peter Dyke. Conductor: Geraint Bowen. Choir: Hereford Cathedral Choir.
    • REGENT : REGCD-316.
    • REGENT.
    • 3.
  • Maurice Duruflé

    Requiem: Kyrie

    Performer: John Butt. Choir: King's College Cambridge Choir. Conductor: Philip Ledger.
    • EMI : 0946 3 79994-2.
    • EMI.
    • 2.
  • Veljo Tormis

    The ship game (3 Estonian game songs)

    Conductor: Stephen Layton. Choir: Holst Singers.
    • Hyperion CDA67601.
    • Hyperion.
    • 5.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Deus in adiutorium/Domine at adiuvandum (Vespers)

    Singer: Nigel Robson. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 428565-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 1.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Nisi Dominus (Vespers)

    Singer: Nigel Robson. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 428565-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 8.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Ave Maris Stella (Vespers)

    Performer: Jakob Lindberg. Singer: Nigel Robson. Singer: Michael Chance. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Choir: Monteverdi Choir.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 428565-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 8.
  • Harry Warren

    Nagasaki

    Performer: The Mills Brothers.
    • RAJCD 831.
    • RAJCD.
    • 22.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Osanna (Mass in B minor)

    Choir: RIAS Chamber Choir. Conductor: René Jacobs. Ensemble: Berlin Academy of Ancient Music.
    • BERLIN CLASSICS : 0184012-BC.
    • BERLIN CLASSICS.
    • 1.

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