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International Women's Day

Ahead of International Women's Day, Sara Mohr-Pietsch visits a choral conducting course for women and explores the issue of women in choral leadership with the participants.

Ahead of International Women's Day, Sara Mohr-Pietsch visits a choral conducting course for women, and explores the issue of women in choral leadership with the participants. Including musical contributions from female choral composers, Roxanna Panufnik and Maija Einfelde, and female choral leaders, Laurence Equilbey and Suzi Digby.

1 hour, 30 minutes

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  • Trad.

    By and By

    Choir: Cor Cantiamo.
    • Divine Art.
    • DDA25133RC 002.
  • Maija Einfelde

    Vakars (Evening)

    Choir: Trinity College Cambridge Choir. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA67747.
  • William Byrd

    Ave verum corpus

    Choir: ORA. Conductor: Suzi Digby.
    • Harmonia Mundi.
    • HNW906102.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Wie lieblich sind Deine Wohnungen (Requiem)

    Choir: Accentus Chamber Choir. Conductor: Laurence Equilbey.
    • NAÏVE.
    • V 4956.
  • Cecilia McDowall

    Regina Caeli for a capella choir

    Choir: Selwyn College Choir, Cambridge. Director: Sarah Macdonald.
    • Regent.
    • REGCD 427.
  • Alec Roth

    A Time to Dance: Part 1, Spring Morning

    Choir: Ex Cathedra Choir. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • Hyperion.
    • CDA68144.
  • Rory Boyle

    Music for 'Hinterland' Exhibition (extract)

    Choir: ST. SALVATOR'S CHAPEL CHOIR, ST. ANDREWS UNIVERSITY. Performer: Bede Williams. Performer: Tom Lowe.
  • Barbara Strozzi

    L'amante modesto

    Choir: Orlando di Lasso Ensemble.
    • Thorofon.
    • DCTH24412.
  • Roxanna Panufnik

    Westminster Mass

    Choir: Westminster Cathedral Choir. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: James OʼDonnell.
    • WARNER BROS.
    • 2564-60292-2.

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