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In the lead up to the grand final of BBC Young Dancer 2015, Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores choral music related to dance. Parry's I was Glad is Sara's Choral Classic, and we hear from another of the UK's amateur singing groups, Children's International Voices of Enfield, in Meet My Choir.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Benjamin Britten

    Choral dances from 'Gloriana' vers. chorus a capella

    Conductor: Paul Spicer. Performer: Finzi Singers.
    • Chandos.
    • CHAN10113.
  • Andrew Carter

    The Lord of the dance (I danced in the morning) - trad., arr. for chorus

    Conductor: Sir David Willcocks. Performer: Bach Choir..
    • Chandos.
    • CHAN8973.
  • Charles Herbert Kitson

    Mass in D: Kyrie

    Performer: Barbara Paluch-jasnikowska. Performer: Dorota Paluch. Performer: Irma Paluch-pietron. Performer: Maria Paluch-kornacki. Performer: Marta Paluch. Performer: Roma Paluch. Performer: Wanda Paluch.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane Op.50 for orchestra (with chorus ad lib)

    Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier. Performer: BBC Philharmonic. Performer: CBSO Chorus.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-10113.
  • Frank Loesser

    Guys and dolls - musical

    Performer: David Healy. Performer: National Theatre Chorus. Performer: National Theatre Orchestra.
    • MFP.
    • 8562042.
  • Interview

  • Thomas Tallis

    In manus tuas for 5 voices

    Performer: Stile Antico.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMU-907419.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Esther - oratorio vers. 1718

    Conductor: John Butt. Performer: Dunedin Consort. Performer: Dunedin Players.
    • Linn.
    • CKD 397.
  • John Rutter

    Look at the world - anthem for chorus and organ/orchestra

    Performer: Enfield Children's International Voices.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Pirates of Penzance, or The slave of duty - comic opera

    Conductor: Isidore Godfrey. Performer: John Reed. Performer: Owen Brannigan. Performer: Pauline Wales. Performer: Valerie Masterson. Performer: D'Oyly Carte Opera Chorus. Performer: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • DECCA.
    • 425 196-2.
  • Charles Herbert Kitson

    Mass in D: Kyrie

    Performer: Barbara Paluch-jasnikowska. Performer: Dorota Paluch. Performer: Irma Paluch-pietron. Performer: Maria Paluch-kornacki. Performer: Marta Paluch. Performer: Roma Paluch. Performer: Wanda Paluch.
  • Jacquet of Mantua

    Sanctus and Benedictus, from Missa Surge Petre

    Performer: Stephen Rice. Performer: The Brabant Ensemble.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA68088.
  • Carl Maria von Weber

    Silvana - opera in 3 acts J.87

    Conductor: Ulf Schirmer. Performer: Jörg Schörner. Performer: Bavarian Radio Chorus. Performer: Münchner Rundfunkorchester.
    • CPO.
    • 7777272.
  • Paul Stanhope

    A Little Duck

    Conductor: Lyn Williams. Performer: Aiko Goto. Performer: Alexandre Oguey. Performer: Daniel Yeadon. Performer: Helena Rathbone. Performer: Maxime Bibeau. Performer: Nicola Forsyth. Performer: Rosamund Plummer. Performer: Gondwana Voices.
    • ABC.
    • 4769093.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Oculi Omnium

    Conductor: Eric Whitacre (1970). Performer: Eric Whitacre Singers.
    • DECCA.
    • 279 6323.
  • Hubert Parry

    I was glad vers. for chorus & orch.

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Performer: London Symphony Orchestra. Performer: London Symphony Chorus.
    • CHANDOS.
    • chan-241-31.
  • Cole Porter

    Jubilee - musical

    Performer: David Firman. Performer: The King’s Singers. Performer: South Jutland S O.
    • SIGNUM.
    • SIGCD341.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Un Ballo in maschera - melodramma in 3 acts

    Conductor: Riccardo Muti. Performer: Gwynne Howell. Performer: Martina Arroyo. Performer: Piero Cappuccilli. Performer: Richard van Allan. Performer: Philharmonia Orchestra. Performer: Coro del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma.
    • EMI.
    • CMS 7-69576-2.
  • György Ligeti

    The Lobster Quadrille

    Performer: The King’s Singers.
    • Sony.
    • SK62311.
  • Georgy Sviridov

    The Bells of Dawn

    Conductor: Lev Kontorovich. Performer: Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Performer: The Grand Choir 'Masters of Choral Singing'.
    • Ondine.
    • ODE12382.

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