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Faure, Bach and Wagner

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces an hour of unmissable choral music and performances. Today, Fauré finds beauty in despair, Bach takes joyfulness to heavenly heights and opera's king of bombast delivers sweetness and delicate restraint.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Alleluia, K553

    Choir: Chamber Choir of Europe. Conductor: Nicol Matt.
    • Brilliant Classics 94783.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 11.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Shestopsalmiye - The Six Psalms (All-Night Vigil)

    Choir: Tenebrae. Director: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM : SIG-0054.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 7.
  • Gustav Holst

    Hymn to the Waters

    Performer: Manja Smits. Choir: Nederlands Kamerkoor. Conductor: John Alldis.
    • GLOBE : GLO-5170.
    • GLOBE.
    • 11.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Mass in F major BWV 233: Gloria

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SDG : SDG728.
    • SDG.
    • 2.
  • Elena Kats‐Chernin

    Memorial Rag

    Performer: Anna McDonald. Performer: Alice Evans. Performer: Brett Dean. Performer: Peter Morrison. Choir: Gondwana Voices. Conductor: Lyn Williams.
    • ABC CLASSICS : 472822-2.
    • ABC CLASSICS.
    • 4.
  • Giacomo Meyerbeer

    Pater noster

    Choir: Rheinische Kantorei. Conductor: Hermann Max.
    • CPO 55506452.
    • CPO.
    • 4.
  • Peter Philips

    Disciplinam et sapientiam

    Ensemble: The Sarum Consort. Conductor: Andrew Mackay.
    • Naxos 8.572832.
    • Naxos.
    • 2.
  • Gabriel Fauré

    Requiem: Introit & Kyrie

    Choir: Accentus Chamber Choir. Orchestra: Orchestre national de France. Conductor: Laurence Equilbey.
    • Naive : V-5137.
    • Naive.
    • 1.
  • Judith Weir

    Ave Regina caelorum

    Ensemble: Marian Consort. Director: Rory McCleery.
    • Delphian DCD34190.
    • Delphian.
    • 2.
  • Fats Waller

    Ain't Misbehavin'

    Choir: Mike King Collective.
  • Richard Wagner

    Treulich gefürt ziehet dahin (Bridal Chorus, Lohengrin)

    Choir: Chor der Deutschen Oper Berlin. Orchestra: Staatskapelle Berlin. Conductor: Daniel Barenboim.
    • TELDEC : 3984-21484-2.
    • TELDEC.
    • 1.
  • William Byrd

    Ne irascaris, Domine

    Choir: Choir of Trinity College, Cambridge. Director: Richard Marlow.
    • CHANDOS : chan-0733.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 10.

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