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Presented by Sara Mohr-Pietsch. Rachmaninov's All-Night Vigil is Sara's Choral Classic and Leeds Festival Chorus introduce themselves in Meet My Choir.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's weekly celebration of singing together. Rachmaninov's All Night Vigil is her Choral Classic, and Leeds Festival Chorus introduce themselves in Meet My Choir. Sara is also joined by Professor Colin Lawson, Director of the Royal College of Music and period clarinettist, to chat about some of his choral favourites.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 May 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata no. 69 BWV.69 (Lobe den Herrn, meine Seele)

    Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki. Performer: Japan Bach Collegium.
    • BIS.
    • SACD 2031.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    6 Choruses Op.15 for female or children's voices

    Conductor: Valery Kuzmich Polyansky. Performer: Tigran Alikhanov. Performer: Russian State Symphony Cappella.
    • Chandos.
    • CHAN10311.
  • Stephen Chatman

    How Sweet and Fair (To Daffodils)

    Conductor: Jon Washburn. Performer: Jeanette Jonquil. Performer: Vancouver Chamber Choir.
    • CMC.
    • CD13608.
  • Johann Nepomuk Hummel

    Mass no. 2 in E flat major Op.80 for soloists, chorus and orchestra

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Performer: Ann Murray. Performer: James Gilchrist. Performer: Stephen Varcoe. Performer: Susan Gritton. Performer: Collegium Musicum 90.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN 07-12.
  • Artūrs Maskats

    Ce sont choses crepusculaires (Three Poems by Paul Verlaine)

    Performer: Normunds Šnē. Performer: Reinis Birznieks. Performer: Latvian Radio Choir.
    • BIS.
    • CD1146.
  • Astor Piazzolla


    Performer: The Swingle Singers.
    • World Village.
    • WV450025.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Requiem in D minor K.626, compl. Sussmayr

    Performer: Leeds Festival Chorus.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Zadok the priest - coronation anthem no. 1 HWV.258

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Performer: The Symphony of Harmony and Invention. Performer: The Sixteen.
    • CORO.
    • COR-16066.
  • Thomas Tallis

    If ye love me for 4 voices

    Performer: Paul Hillier. Performer: Theatre of Voices.
    • HMU-907154.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Acis and Galatea - masque, orch. Mozart (K.566)

    Performer: Trevor Pinnock. Performer: The English Concert Choir. Performer: The English Concert.
    • ARCHIV.
    • 435-792-2.
  • Ronald Corp

    I carry your heart

    Performer: Chantage.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vespers (All-night vigil) Op.37 for chorus

    Performer: Mati Turi. Performer: Paul Hillier (1949). Performer: Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor.
    • HMU-907384.
  • Jerry Leiber

    Jailhouse rock [with Mike STOLLER]

    Performer: VOCES8.
    • VCM.
    • 107.
  • Stephen Frost

    Parapraxis: In Paradisum

    Conductor: Oystein Fevang. Performer: Sigyn Birkeland. Performer: Ensemble 96.
    • Signum.
    • SIGCD258.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Vesperae solennes de confessore K.339

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Performer: Academy of St Martin in the Fields. Performer: The Sixteen.
    • CORO.
    • COR-16057.


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