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Bach, Bax and Faure

Sara Mohr-Pietsch presents Radio 3's round-up of singing together, with music from a South African trade union choir and a motet from contemporary composer Nicolas Bacri, alongside Bach, Bax and Fauré. And another amateur choir take their turn in the spotlight and introduce themselves.

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Music Played

  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Ensemble: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SDG.
    • 171.
    • 1.
  • Nicolas Bacri

    Quare tristis es (5 motets de souffrance et de consolation)

    Ensemble: Mikrokosmos Quartet.
    • JADE 3138362376.
    • JADE.
    • 1.
  • Morten Lauridsen

    Sure on this shining night

    • HYPERION : CDA-67580.
    • HYPERION.
    • 16.
  • Moira Smiley & Jayme Stone'S Lomax Project

    Sheep, sheep, don'tcha know the road

    • BOREALIS BCD235.
    • Borealis.
    • 5.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Zefiro torna e'l bel tempo rimena

    Ensemble: Arcangelo. Conductor: Jonathan Cohen.
    • HYPERION : CDA-68019.
    • HYPERION.
    • 8.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Pavane Op 50

    Choir: Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Orchestra: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 449-846-2.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 14.
  • William Byrd

    Attolite portas

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-0578.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 1.
  • Arnold Bax

    Mater ora filium

    Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort & Players. Director: Paul McCreesh.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON : 477-7635.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Badinerie

    Music Arranger: Ward Swingle. Ensemble: The Swingle Singers.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS : 966-956 2.
    • VIRGIN CLASSICS.
    • 12.

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