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John Metcalfe

A gentle sea breeze colours this week's edition. Plus Sara Mohr-Pietsch samples the choral passions of composer, viola player and arranger John Metcalfe, and we meet a choir set up to offer singing opportunities to boy choristers when their cathedral days are over.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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Sun 13 Mar 2016 16:00

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Music Played

  • E.J. Moeran

    The Sailor and young Nancy

    Conductor: John Rutter. Performer: The Cambridge Singers.
    • Collegium.
    • COLCD104.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Belshazzar

    Performer: William Christie. Performer: Les Arts Florissants.
    • LES ARTS FLORISSANTS.
    • AF 001.
  • Guillaume de Machaut

    Rose, liz, printemps, verdure

    Performer: Christopher Page. Performer: Gothic Voices.
    • HYPERION.
    • CDA 66087-.
  • Paul Mealor

    Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal

    Conductor: Nigel Short. Performer: Tenebrae.
    • DECCA.
    • 278 114 9.
  • arr. Ogarkov

    Dark eyes

    Conductor: Igor Agafonnikov.
    • Plutionium.
    • PLUTOCD 7004.
  • Seal Lullaby

    • Decca.
  • Pou Ki Ayiti Kriye

    • Santiman.
    • CDRW193.
  • Mass in B minor: Gloria (excerpt)

    • ARCHIV.
    • 415-514-2.
  • The Desert music

    • Nonesuch.
    • 791012.
  • Seven last words from the cross

    • CATALYST.
    • 09026-68125.
  • Te Deum

    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMU-901298.

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