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Thea Musgrave, Radio 2 Young Choristers of the Year

Composer Thea Musgrave talks to Sara Mohr-Pietsch about her new commission, The Voice of Our Ancestors. The Choral Classic is Lay a Garland by Robert Lucas Pearsal.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch talks to British composer Thea Musgrave, in advance of the premiere of her new commission, The Voice of Our Ancestors, as part of this year's City of London Festival, and she looks ahead to this year's Radio 2 Chorister of the Year competition. Sara's Choral Classic this week is Lay a Garland by Robert Lucas Pearsal.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Sun 28 Jun 2015 16:00

Music Played

  • Martín Codax

    Mandado Ei Comigo ['Cantigas De Amigo' No.2]

    Ensemble: Alcatraz Ensemble. Ensemble: Kitka.
    • Dorian.
    • Dorian.
    • 011.
  • Randall Thompson

    Alleluia

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Hyperion: CDA67929.
    • Hyperion.
    • 001.
  • Robert Saxton

    Five Motets, No 1: Dixit Autem Dominus Ad Abram

    Choir: The Clerks. Conductor: Edward Wickham.
    • Signum SIGCD174.
    • Signum SIGCD174.
    • 001.
  • Thea Musgrave

    Poems On The Underground - Set 3: A Medieval Summer For Chorus

    Choir: The New York Virtuoso Singers.
    • Bridge:9161.
    • Bridge.
    • 019.
  • Robert Lucas Pearsall

    Lay A Garland

    Conductor: David Ogden. Choir: Exultate Singers.
    • Naxos: 8.572511.
    • Naxos.
    • 008.

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