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Gabrieli's Magnificat a 33

Sara's guest, composer Robin Holloway, introduces some of his favourite choral music. Her choral classic, adding a dash of Venetian splendour, is Gabrieli's 33-part Magnificat. And there's music by Schumann, Harvey and Mondonville.

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  • Jean-Joseph de Mondonville

    Sicut sagittae (Nisi Dominus)

    Choir: Purcell Chamber Choir. Orchestra: Orfeo Orchestra. Conductor: Gyorgy Vashegi.
    • Jean-Joseph Cassanea de Mondonville.
    • Glossa.
    • 4.
  • Jonathan Harvey

    I love the Lord

    Choir: St John's College Cambridge Choir. Conductor: Andrew Nethsingha.
    • Signum SIGCD456.
    • Signum.
    • 1.
  • Robert Schumann

    Zur hohen Jagd (5 songs from H Laubes Jagdbrevier)

    Ensemble: Studio Vocale Karlsruhe. Conductor: Werner Pfaff.
    • BRILLIANT : 9214-8.
    • BRILLIANT.
    • 21.
  • Robert Schumann

    Fruhe (5 songs from H Laubes Jagdbrevier)

    Ensemble: Studio Vocale Karlsruhe. Conductor: Werner Pfaff.
    • BRILLIANT : 9214-8.
    • BRILLIANT.
    • 24.
  • Robert Schumann

    Bei der Flasche (5 songs from H Laubes Jagdbrevier)

    Ensemble: Studio Vocale Karlsruhe. Conductor: Werner Pfaff.
    • BRILLIANT : 9214-8.
    • BRILLIANT.
    • 25.
  • Herbert Howells

    Nunc Dimittis (St Paul's Service) extract

    Performer: Christopher Dearnley. Performer: John (u.k.) Scott. Choir: St Paul's Cathedral Choir.
    • HYPERION : CDA-66260.
    • HYPERION.
    • 9.
  • Henry Purcell

    O sing unto the Lord (extract)

    Singer: James Bowman. Singer: Charles Daniels. Singer: Robert Evans. Singer: Michael George. Choir: Choir of New College. Choir: Oxford. Ensemble: The King's Consort. Conductor: Robert King.
    • HYPERION : CDS-441414.
    • HYPERION.
    • 5.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Komm, Jesu, Komm! (extract)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SDG : SDG716.
    • SDG.
    • 2.
  • Robin Holloway

    Woefully Arrayed (extract)

    Performer: Nicholas Rimmer. Choir: Gonville and Caius Coll. Cambridge Choir. Conductor: Timothy Brown.
    • DUTTON : cdlx-7134.
    • DUTTON.
    • 11.
  • Traditional Arr. Victoria Couper

    O Mistress Mine

    Choir: Voice.
    • Patterns of Love.
    • VOICE.
    • 6.
  • Giovanni Gabrieli

    Magnificat for 33 voices

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Ensemble: Gabrieli Players. Director: Paul McCreesh.
    • Deutsche Grammophon DG 4479 0441.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 18.

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