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Northern Lights

For Radio 3's Northern Lights season, Sara Mohr-Pietsch features choirs from across Northern Europe, including a special look at the thriving choral scene in Greenland. Also featuring vocal ensembles from Norway and Finland. Plus regular features Meet My Choir and Sara's Choral Classic.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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  • Traditional Norway

    Kolera-vise

    Choir: Pust.
    • Kry.
    • PRC.
    • 003.
  • Torbjorn Dryud

    Du, med det skarpe sverd

    Choir: Nidarosdomens jentekor. Conductor: Vivianne Sydnes.
    • 2L : 072 SACD.
    • 2L.
    • 010.
  • Ireland Traditional

    'Si do Mhamo i

    Music Arranger: Desmond Earley. Choir: Choral Scholars Of University College Dublin. Singer: Oisin O'Callaghan. Singer: Aoife Heeny. Conductor: Desmond Earley.
    • Invisible Stars: Choral Works of Ireland and Scotland.
    • Signum.
    • 012.
  • Rolf Lovland

    Sleepsong

    Music Arranger: Desmond Earley. Choir: Choral Scholars Of University College Dublin. Singer: Emily Doyle. Conductor: Desmond Earley.
    • Invisible Stars: Choral Works of Ireland and Scotland.
    • Signum.
    • 014.
  • Einojuhani Rautavaara

    Joulun Virsi (Christmas Hymn)

    Choir: Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat. Conductor: Matti Hyökki.
    • Christmas Carols.
    • Ondine.
    • 013.
  • Georg Joseph Vogler

    Hoosianna (Hosanna to the Son of David)

    Choir: Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat. Conductor: Matti Hyökki.
    • Christmas Carols.
    • Ondine.
    • 001.
  • Juho Miettinen

    Dolce far niente

    Choir: The Hol Choir. Conductor: Esko Kallio.
    • Lehdella (Among the leaves).
    • Alba.
    • 004.
  • Jarmo Parviainen

    Ilta (Evening)

    Performer: The Hol Choir. Choir: The Hol Choir. Conductor: Esko Kallio.
    • Lehdella (Among the leaves).
    • Alba.
    • 001.
  • Traditional Greenland

    Jajajanngivara

    Choir: Aavaat.
    • Qooquaqqat.
    • unknown.
    • 16.
  • Kristen Poulsen

    Ukiap Seqerna Pukkilisoq

    Performer: Nordisk Koncertkor. Choir: Nordisk Koncertkor.
    • Nuutit Nuannersut.
    • unknown.
    • 7.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Poulenc: Salve Regina

    Choir: Nordisk Koncertkor.
  • Traditional Greenland

    Aasiaat - Pujoq Qangattalerma

    Choir: Qissiat.
    • Sumiissusersiutit.
    • unknown.
    • 11.
  • Rasmus Berthelsen

    Guuterput

    Choir: NIPE.
    • unknown.
  • Bob Chilcott

    Gloria (From A Little Jazz Mass)

    Ensemble: Will Todd Trio. Choir: Wellensian Consort. Choir: Christopher Finzi.
    • Everyone Sang.
    • Naxos.
    • 007.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Magnificat

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Conductor: Peter Phillips.
    • Gimell CDGIM 049.
    • Gimell.
    • 008.
  • Arvo Pärt

    Nunc Dimittis

    Choir: Tallis Scholars. Conductor: Peter Phillips.
    • Pärt: Tintinnabuli.
    • Gimell.
    • 010.
  • Trad.

    Gropen (Traditional Dancing Tune)

    Performer: Gjermund Larsen. Performer: Gjermund Larsen. Music Arranger: Gjermund Larsen. Choir: Norwegian Soloists' Choir. Conductor: Grete Pedersen.
    • WHITE NIGHT - IMPRESSIONS OF NORWEGIAN FOLK MUSIC.
    • BIS.
    • 002.
  • Gjermund Larsen

    Solbonn (Sun Prayer)

    • WHITE NIGHT - IMPRESSIONS OF NORWEGIAN FOLK MUSIC.
    • BIS.
    • 008.
  • Gjermund Larsen

    Solistvals (Soloist's Waltz)

    • WHITE NIGHT - IMPRESSIONS OF NORWEGIAN FOLK MUSIC.
    • BIS.
    • 009.

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