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Choir of the Year 2016: Youth Choirs

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents coverage of the Category Finals stage of Choir of the Year 2016, featuring music from youth choirs. Plus an American Choral Classic and Meet My Choir.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces the latest news from the world of choral music, including the first of four visits to the Category Finals stage of Choir of the Year 2016, which took place in Birmingham last month. This week she introduces highlights from the youth choirs competing for a place in the Grand Final. Sara looks to America to find her Choral Classic, and Resound Male Voice Choir introduce themselves in our regular feature, Meet My Choir.

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Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    St John's passion (chorale)

    Choir: Blackheath Halls Gospel Choir.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    3 songs from 10 Polish folksongs on soildier themes - A black field near Krakow

    Performer: Ken Colyer. Ensemble: Swr Vocal Ensemble. Director: Marcus Creed.
    • SWR Music:SWR19017.
    • Lake.
    • 15.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    3 songs from 10 Polish folksongs on soildier themes - Where are you going Jack

    Performer: Ken Colyer. Ensemble: Swr Vocal Ensemble. Director: Marcus Creed.
    • SWR Music:SWR19017.
    • Lake.
    • 15.
  • Witold Lutosławski

    3 songs from 10 Polish folksongs on soildier themes - I broke the guilder rose

    Performer: Ken Colyer. Ensemble: Swr Vocal Ensemble. Director: Marcus Creed.
    • SWR Music:SWR19017.
    • Lake.
    • 15.
  • André Caplet

    Messe A Trois Voix - Sanctus

    Choir: Côr Heol y March. Conductor: Eleri Roberts.
  • Stanislaw Moryto

    Ave Maria

    Choir: Wells Cathedral Choir.
  • Dominick Argento

    Orpheus

    Choir: The Musical Originals singers. Conductor: Imogen Nicholls.
  • Gareth Glyn

    Pais Dinogad

    Choir: Côr y Cwm. Conductor: Elin Llywelyn-Williams.
  • Randall Thompson

    Alleluia

    Choir: Handel and Haydn Society Chorus. Conductor: Grant Llewellyn.
    • AVIE : AV-0039.
    • AVIE.
    • 2.
  • Mike Ratledge

    Lament for the valley

    • Cantata Memoria: For the Children.
    • DG.
    • 4.

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