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Ailish Tynan

Soprano Ailish Tynan explores the effect different languages have on songs and vocal works, including music by Hahn, Handel, Beethoven, Schubert, Stanford, Poulenc and Carl Orff.

Soprano Ailish Tynan explores the effect different languages have on songs and vocal works. Ailish feels that words are the foundation blocks to unlocking a song, and explores the fascinating way different languages (English, French, German) very often dictate the style of a song or vocal work. Her music choices include Reynaldo Hahn's Bach-flavoured A Chloris, the Irish folk-song The Last Rose of Summer, Handel's Messiah and the Ode to Joy from Beethoven's Ninth Symphony, as well as works by Stanford, Poulenc and Carl Orff.

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Sat 9 Dec 2017 13:00

Music Played

  • Aaron Copland

    Little Horses (Old American Songs, Set II)

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Susan Chilcott.
  • Reynaldo Hahn

    A Chloris

    Singer: Susan Graham. Performer: Malcolm Martineau.
  • Orlande de Lassus

    Aurora lucis rutilat, for 10 voices

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
  • Carl Orff

    Carmina Burana (Fortune, Empress of the World; Spring)

    Singer: Gerhard Stolze. Ensemble: Deutsche Oper Berlin Choir and Orchestra. Conductor: Eugen Jochum.
  • Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka

    A Greeting to My Native Land (4th mvt, Variations on a Scottish Theme)

    Performer: Ton Nu Nguyet Minh.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Last Rose of Summer

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Sky Above the Roof

    Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Roderick Williams.
  • Francis Poulenc

    La Dame d'Andre (Fiançailles pour rire)

    Performer: Philippe Cassard. Singer: Natalie Dessay.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    La belle dame sans merci

    Performer: Gerald Moore. Singer: Janet Baker.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Vocalise, Op 34 No 14, arr Arcady Dubensky

    Music Arranger: Arcady Dubensky. Singer: Anna Moffo. Orchestra: American Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Leopold Stokowski.
  • Aaron Copland

    Vocalise for flute and piano

    Performer: Fenwick Smith. Performer: Randall Hopkinson.
  • Reinhold Moritzevich Glière

    Concerto for coloratura soprano and orchestra, Op 82

    Singer: Eileen Hulse. Orchestra: City of London Sinfonia. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Messiah (Part III: He that dwelleth in heaven...Thou shalt break them)

    Singer: Andrew Staples. Ensemble: Le Concert d’Astrée. Conductor: Emmanuelle Haïm.
  • Franz Schubert

    Die Forelle, Op 32, D 550

    Performer: Gerald Moore. Singer: Dietrich Fischer‐Dieskau.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Symphony No 9, Op 125 (4th mvt: Presto; Allegro assai)

    Choir: Eric Ericsons Kammarkör. Choir: Radiokören. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Claudio Abbado.
  • Herbert Hughes

    The Gartan Mother's Lullaby / The Roving Dingle Boy

    Composer: Ernest John Moeran. Performer: Iain Burnside. Singer: Ailish Tynan.
    • A Purse of Gold - Irish Songs by Herbert Hughes.
    • Signum Classics.


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