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Giles Swayne at 70

Music from the BBC Singers. Andrew Griffiths conducts performances of Giles Swayne's Missa Tiburtina and The Tiger, and Nicholas Kok conducts Robert Saxton's Five Motets.

Giles Swayne has long been a distinctive voice in the British choral scene and the BBC Singers have been singing his music for the last four decades. In a special studio recording the BBC Singers, along with conductor Andrew Griffiths, commemorate the composer's 70th birthday.

Giles Swayne: Missa Tiburtina
Giles Swayne: The Tiger

Another of the composers that pushes the boundaries of choral music is Robert Saxton. His Five Motets, conducted by Nicholas Kok, round off this hour of the BBC Singers at their best.

Robert Saxton: Five Motets.

1 hour, 10 minutes

Last on

Sun 3 Jul 2016 23:20

Music Played

  • Giles Swayne

    Missa Tiburtina

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Griffiths. Conductor: Andrew.
  • Giles Swayne

    The Tiger

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Griffiths. Conductor: Andrew.
  • Robert Saxton

    Five Motets

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Nicholas Kok.
  • Giles Swayne

    Ophelia Drowning

    Performer: Philippa Davies. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Giles Swayne - Choral Works.
    • Collins.
    • 13.


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Performer BBC Singers