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Folk Connections

Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores some of the many choral traditions within folk music with Paul Sartin, including music from his own Loft Singers as well a rousing sea shanty or two.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch explores some of the many choral traditions within folk music with Paul Sartin, including music from his own Loft Singers, and a rousing sea shanty or two. Minster Chorale of Southwell Minster introduce themselves in Meet My Choir, and Sara introduces a choral classic with folk connections.

Part of Radio 3's Folk Connections weekend, celebrating folk music and the influence of folk on classical music.

1 hour, 30 minutes


Music Played

  • Thomas Tallis

    Salvator Mundi

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO COR16111.
    • CORO.
    • 5.
  • Percy Grainger

    I'm Seventeen Come Sunday

    Performer: Monteverdi Choir. Performer: English Country Gardiner Orchestra. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • PHILIPS : 446-657-2.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 1.
  • (Trad)

    A Mhairead Nan Cuiread (aka Tha Mulad, tha mulad)

    Singer: Kate Nicholson.
  • Trad.

    The Blackbird

    Performer: Chorus. Singer: Diddy Cook.
    • TOPIC TSCD 665.
    • TOPIC.
    • 8.
  • Trad.

    South Australia

    Performer: The Fisherman’s Friends. Choir: The Fisherman’s Friends.
    • Port Isaac's Fisherman's Friends.
    • Universal Records.
    • 1.
  • Traditional Arr. John Meirion Davies

    Jacob's Ladder

    Choir: The Treorchy Male Voice Choir.
    • EMI 3 63630 2.
    • EMI.
    • 2.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Eilt, ihr angefochtnen Seelen (St John Passion)

    Singer: Krešimir Stražanac. Choir: Bavarian Radio Chorus. Ensemble: Concerto Köln. Conductor: Peter Dijkstra.
    • BR KLASSIK : 900909.
    • 28.
  • Ira D. Sankey

    Only Remembered

    Performer: Coope Boyes & Simpson. Performer: Coope Boyes & Simpson. Music Arranger: N/A.
    • No Masters NMCD50.
    • No Masters.
    • 15.
  • England.Traditional

    The Midsummer Carol

    Ensemble: The Devil's Interval.
    • Wildgoose WGS335CD.
    • Wildgoose.
    • 12.
  • Traditional Arr. Paul Sartin

    The Bedmaking

    Choir: Andover Museum Loft Singers. Conductor: Paul Sartin.
  • George Gershwin

    Fascinating Rhythm

    Music Arranger: Bob Chilcott. Conductor: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Signum.
    • SIGCD903.
    • 11.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    A Sea Symphony

    Singer: Christine Goerke. Singer: Brett Polegato. Choir: Atlanta Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: Atlanta S O. Conductor: Robert Spano.
    • TELARC : CD-80588.
    • TELARC.
    • 1.
  • Roxanna Panufnik

    Kyrie after Byrd

    Choir: Ora. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • HMW906102.
    • 8.
  • Trad.

    Lovely Molly

    Singer: Sam Lee.
    • The Nest Collective.
    • TNCR003CD.
    • 11.


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