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Tallis, Gershwin and Durufle

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces unmissable choral music. Six King's Singers perform the impossible in Tallis's 40-part Spem In Alium, plus Gershwin and Durufle.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces an hour of unmissable choral music. Today, six King's Singers perform the impossible in Tallis's 40-part Spem In Alium, plus Gershwin and Durufle.

Sara also showcases the UK's entries in the prestigious European choral competition, Let The Peoples Sing: Tyneside's Voices of Hope and the Musical Originals children's choir from Jersey.

Producer: Steven Rajam for BBC Wales

Photo: Voices of Hope.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Thomas Tallis

    If Ye Love Me

    Ensemble: Theatre of Voices. Director: Paul Hillier.
    • TALLIS, Thomas: Absterge Domine (arrangement for instrumental consort).
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 5.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Venematka (9 Partsongs, Op 18)

    Choir: Dominante. Conductor: Seppo Murto.
    • BIS 1889.
    • BIS.
    • 3.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Tui nati vulnerati (Stabat mater)

    Orchestra: Staatskapelle Dresden. Choir: Chor der Staatsoper Dresden. Conductor: Giuseppe Sinopoli.
    • DG : 471-033-2.
    • DG.
    • 5.
  • Leslie Bricusse

    Feelin' Good

    Composer: Anthony Newley. Music Arranger: Jim Clements. Choir: Voices of Hope. Conductor: Simon Fidler.
  • George Frideric Handel

    For unto us a Child is born (Messiah)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • PHILIPS : 434-297 2.
    • Philips.
    • 12.
  • Steve Reich

    Tehillim. II

    Ensemble: Synergy Vocals. Orchestra: Los Angeles Philharmonic. Conductor: Stefan Asbury.
    • DG 0289 477 6308 6.
    • DG.
    • 6.
  • Max Reger

    Agnus dei (8 Sacred Songs, Op. 138)

    Ensemble: VOCES8.
    • SIGNUM : SIGCD-283.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 10.
  • John Tavener

    The Lamb

    Ensemble: VOCES8.
    • Taverner The Lamb.
    • Signum.
    • 17.
  • Maurice Duruflé

    Requiem: Sanctus

    Performer: Tom Etheridge. Choir: King'S College Cambridge Choir. Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Kings KGS0016.
    • King's College Cambridge.
    • 4.
  • George Gershwin

    Fascinatin' Rhythm

    Music Arranger: Ward Swingle. Ensemble: Les Double Six.
    • PHS.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Spem in Alium

    Ensemble: The King’s Singers.
    • SIGNUM : SIGCD-071.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 1.

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