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Wednesday - BBC Singers at the BBC Proms Dubai

Petroc Trelawny introduces the BBC Singers performing music by Stanford, Tippett, Dove, Warlock, Cowie, Grainger and Wikeley on tour in Dubai.

2.00pm
Voices from the Isles
Petroc Trelawny joins the BBC Singers in the Dubai Opera House for a concert recorded last week during the BBC Singers' visit to Dubai. The programme is a geographical choral exploration of the diverse sounds and influences of music in The British Isles. The music celebrates the inspiration of traditional folk songs and musical settings of the great poets.

Stanford: Three Motets
Tippett: Four Songs from the British Isles
Jonathan Dove: It sounded as if the Streets were running
Warlock: 3 Belloc Songs
BBC Singers
James Burton (conductor)

c 2.40pm
Cowie: Lyre Bird Motet
Grainger: Brigg Fair; Irish Tune from County Derry
Jonathan Wikeley: Everything Stops for Tea
BBC Singers
James Burton (conductor).

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    Three Motets Op. 38

    Performer: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Burton.
  • Michael Tippett

    Four Songs from the British Isles

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Burton.
  • Jonathan Dove

    It sounded as if the Streets were running

    Choir: Wells Cathedral School Choralia. Conductor: Christopher Finzi.
    • BBC Recording.
  • Peter Warlock

    Three Belloc Songs

    Performer: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Burton.
  • Edward Cowie

    Lyre Bird Motet

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Burton.
  • Percy Grainger

    Brigg Fair

    Performer: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Burton.
  • Percy Grainger

    Irish Tune from County Derry

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: James Burton.
  • Al Hoffman

    Everything Stops for Tea

    Composer: Maurice Sigler. Performer: BBC Singers. Music Arranger: Jonathan Wiley. Conductor: James Burton.
  • Gabriel Jackson

    Aon3_Wk13_Wednesday_Choral Symphony

    Singer: Elizabeth Poole. Singer: Alison Smart. Singer: Emma Tring. Singer: Margaret Cameron. Singer: Christopher Bowen. Singer: Stephen Charlesworth. Ensemble: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
    • Airplane Cantata.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 11.
  • Jules Massenet

    Thaïs (Meditation)

    Performer: Nathan Milstein. Performer: Leon Pommers. Music Arranger: Martin-Pierre Marsick.
    • EMI.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Singers

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