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Verdi's Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves

Sara Mohr-Pietsch is joined by Christopher Bell to discuss the National Youth Choir of Scotland's Prom and tour of the USA. The Choral Classic is an excerpt from Verdi's Nabucco.

The National Youth Choir of Scotland marks its 20th anniversary. Sara Mohr-Pietsch is joined by Christopher Bell to discuss the forthcoming NYCoS Prom and tour of the USA. Her choral classic is from Verdi's Nabucco - the Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves; and we hear from the Birmingham Icknield Male Voice Choir in Meet My Choir.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Dies irae (Requiem)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: Orchestre RĂ©volutionnaire et Romantique. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • PHILIPS : 442 142-2-.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 2.
  • Thomas Tomkins

    Oft did I marle

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-0680.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 11.
  • Ermanno Wolf‐Ferrari

    Aprila, bella, la fenestrella! (I gioielli della Madonna, Act II)

    Singer: Daniel Capkovic. Singer: Natalia Ushakova. Choir: Slovak National Opera Choir. Orchestra: Slovak R S O. Conductor: Friedrich Haider.
    • Naxos 8.660386-87.
    • Naxos.
    • 8.
  • Claire Jones, NYCoS National Girls Choir & Christopher Bell

    A Charm against the Bumble Bee

    • A Ceremony of Carols.
    • Signum.
    • 17.
  • Philip Moore & NYCoS National Girls Choir

    Bonie Wee Thing

    • Only a Singing Bird.
    • Signum records.
    • 17.
  • Stuart Hope

    The Drummer and the Cook

    • NYCOSCD7.
    • NYCOS.
    • 18.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    You spotted snakes (A Midsummer Night's Dream)

    Performer: Collegium Vocale Gent. Singer: Sandrine Piau. Singer: Delphine Collot. Choir: Champs-Elysees Theatre Chorus. Orchestra: Champs-Elysees Orchestra. Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC-901502.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 4.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Chorus of Hebrew Slaves (Nabucco Act II)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan. Choir: Chorus of La Scala, Milan. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
    • DG RECORDS : 413-448-2.
    • DG RECORDS.
    • 2.
  • Ennio Morricone

    On Earth as it is in Heaven (The Mission)

    Choir: London Voices. Choir: Barnet Schools' Choir. Orchestra: London Philharmonic Orchestra.
    • VIRGIN : CDV240-2.
    • VIRGIN.
    • 1.

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