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Karl Jenkins's Adiemus, Blokefest

Sara Mohr-Pietsch previews Blokefest, an event where men gather together in the Wiltshire countryside to enjoy a weekend of choral singing and male bonding.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch looks ahead to 'Blokefest', where men gather together in the Wiltshire countryside to enjoy a long weekend of choral singing and male bonding. She talks to participants about the recent rise of a new breed of male voice choir. Her choral classic is Karl Jenkins's chart topping Adiemus.

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  • Thomas Tomkins

    See, see the shepherds' Queen

    Choir: The Queen's Six.
    • Resonus RES10164.
    • Resonus.
    • 7.
  • Edward Elgar

    Where Corals Lie (Sea Pictures)

    Choir: Rodolfus Choir. Orchestra: English Chamber Orchestra. Conductor: Kenneth Woods.
    • Avie AV2362.
    • Avie.
    • 7.
  • Rustavi Choir

    Lashgvash

    • Georgian Voices.
    • Elektra Nonesuch.
    • 5.
  • Karl Jenkins

    Adiemus

    Choir: Ysgol Glanaethwy Children's Choir. Conductor: Cefin Roberts.
  • Richard Strauss

    Traumlicht

    Choir: Latvian Radio Chorus. Conductor: Laurence Equilbey.
    • NAIVE RECORDS : 51-94.
    • NAIVE RECORDS.
    • 2.

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