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Irresistible Choral Music with Roderick Williams

Roderick Williams presents an hour of unmissable music for many voices including two very different accounts of the Fall of Jericho and a Viennese waltz that is strictly choral.

Roderick Williams presents an hour of unmissable music for many voices. Today, a stroll through the countryside in the company of Saint-Saens two very different accounts of the Fall of Jericho from opposite sides of the Atlantic, and Johann Strauss invites us to a waltz that is strictly choral.

Producer: Chris Taylor for BBC Wales.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Anon.

    Orientis Partibus

    Choir: Ensemble Obsidienne. Director: Emmanuel Bonnardot.
    • Eloquentia.
    • EL1544.
    • 2.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Les Fleurs et les arbres Op.68 No.2

    Choir: Ensemble Vocal Jean Sourisse. Conductor: Jean Sourisse.
    • FNAC : Music-582224.
    • FNAC.
    • 16.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Ave Verum

    Choir: Tewkesbury Abbey Schola Cantorum. Orchestra: Charivari Agréable. Director: Benjamin Nicholas.
    • Delphian.
    • DCD34102.
    • 7.
  • Percy Grainger

    Scotch Strathspey And Reel

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner. Orchestra: English Country Gardiner Orchestra.
    • PHILIPS : 446-657-2.
    • PHILIPS.
    • 10.
  • Sir James MacMillan

    Children are a heritage of the Lord

    Choir: Sonoro. Conductor: Neil Ferris.
    • Resonus.
    • RES10208.
    • 2.
  • William Hayes

    Whom then does Jericho deride; Will she in gates of brass rejoice (The Fall of Jericho)

    Choir: Choir of Keble College, Oxford. Orchestra: Instruments of Time and Truth. Conductor: Matthew Martin.
    • CRD 3534.
    • 17.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Die Nachtigall

    Choir: Nederlands Kamerkoor. Conductor: Uwe Gronostay.
    • GLOBE : GLO-5075.
    • GLOBE.
    • 4.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Et Incarnatus Est - Mass In B Minor Bwv.232

    Orchestra: Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. Conductor: Stephen Layton. Choir: Trinity College Cambridge Choir.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    Nunc Dimittis - Vespers Op.37

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • EMI : CDC5567522.
    • EMI.
    • 6.
  • Camille Saint‐Saëns

    Calme des nuits Op.68 No.1

    Choir: Clare College Cambridge Choir. Director: Timothy Brown.
    • MERIDIAN : CDE-84153.
    • 11.
  • Johann Strauss II

    An der schönen blauen Donau, Walzer Op.314

    Orchestra: Vienna Philharmonic. Conductor: Willi Boskovsky. Choir: Chor der Wiener Staatsoper.
    • DECCA : 411 932-2-.
    • DECCA.
    • 1.
  • John Tavener

    The Lamb

    Choir: Temple Church Choir. Conductor: Stephen Layton.


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