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Chelsea Flower Songs

Horticulture meets harmony this week as Sara Mohr-Pietsch meets a group of keen gardening singers adding a choral dimension to this year's Chelsea Flower Show. Plus a look ahead to Sing 2016, Harrogate's annual festival of barbershop.

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  • Kerry Andrew, Anna Snow & Sarah Dacey

    Lullaby for the Witching Hour

    • Songspin.
    • Nonclassical.
    • 003.
  • Luca Marenzio

    Jubilate Deo omnis terra

    Choir: The Sixteen.
    • CORO: COR16141.
    • CORO.
    • 014.
  • Vincent Persichetti

    Flower songs Op.157 - Early flowers

    Choir: Texas University Chamber Singers. Orchestra: Texas University Orchestra. Conductor: James Morrow.
    • NAXOS : 855929-9.
    • NAXOS.
    • 003.
  • Anon

    You noble diggers all

    Ensemble: The Diggers Choir. Conductor: Wendy Lanchin.
  • Nick Lucas

    Tiptoe Through the Tulips

    Ensemble: The Diggers Choir. Conductor: Wendy Lanchin.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Rondo (Eine kleine Nachtmusik

    Choir: The Swingle Singers.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Merce grido piangendo

    Director: Luigi Gaggero.
    • Stradivarius STR37010.
    • Stradivarius.
    • 019.
  • Phillip Cooke

    O sacrum convivium

    Choir: Choir of King's College Chapel, Aberdeen. Conductor: David J. Smith.
    • Vox Regis.
    • VXR00001.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Ein kleiner, hubscher Vogel, from Liebeslieder Waltzer, Opus 52

    Ensemble: The Prince Consort.
  • Lobo

    Missa Maria Magdalene - Gloria

    Ensemble: Westminster Cathedral Choir.
  • Jay Giallombardo

    After Today

    Performer: Acoustix.
    • Acoustix.
    • AX1000.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Locus iste

    Choir: Polyphony. Conductor: Stephen Layton.
    • HYPERION : CDA-67629.
    • HYPERION.
    • 002.

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