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Ralph Allwood

Sara Mohr-Pietsch talks to Ralph Allwood, founder of the inner-city choir Inner Voices and the Eton Choral Course. Plus Sara's Choral Classic: Hymnus Paradisi by Herbert Howells.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch talks to Ralph Allwood, founder of the inner-city choir, 'Inner Voices' and also of the famous Eton Choral Course. They discuss his passion for bringing choral singing into the lives of young people, and hear some of his favourite choral music. Sara's Choral Classic is Hymnus Paradisi by Herbert Howells.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Sanctus BWV 237

    Ensemble: Japan Bach Collegium. Director: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS BIS2081.
    • BIS.
    • 18.
  • Jacobus Clemens non Papa

    Ego Flos Campi

    Choir: King's College Singers London. Conductor: Gareth Wilson.
    • Delphian DCD34146.
    • Delphian.
    • 16.
  • Bertrand Chamayou, Thierry Escaich, Florent Jodelet & Francois Desforges


    • Accord 4769074.
    • Accord.
    • 6.
  • Josef Rheinberger


    Choir: Christ's College Choir, Cambridge. Director: David Rowland.
    • REGENT : REGCD-417.
    • REGENT.
    • 9.
  • Jonathan Dove


    Choir: National Youth Choir of Great Britain. Orchestra: National Youth Chamber Orchestra Of G.B.. Conductor: Esther Jones.
  • William Byrd

    Kyrie (Mass for 4 voices)

    Choir: King's College Cambridge Choir. Conductor: Sir David Willcocks.
    • DECCA : 433-675 2.
    • Decca.
    • 5.
  • Francis Grier

    The voice of my beloved

    Choir: Rodolfus Choir. Director: Ralph Allwood.
    • Signum SIGCD242.
    • Signum.
    • 10.
  • Herbert Howells

    Sanctus (Hymnus Paradisi)

    Singer: John Mark Ainsley. Singer: Julie Kennard. Choir: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Choir. Orchestra: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Vernon Handley.
    • HYPERION : CDA-66488.
    • 4.


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