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Roderick Williams with choral gems for Sunday afternoon.

Roderick presents his selection of music for many voices including favourite choral classics, new discoveries and music to delight and intrigue.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Vedi, le fosche notturne (Il Trovatore)

    Conductor: Claudio Abbado. Performer: Chorus of La Scala, Milan. Performer: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan.
    • DG.
    • 413 448 2.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Locus iste

    Conductor: Philippe Herreweghe. Performer: Collegium Vocale Gent. Performer: La Chapelle Royale.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • HMC-901322.
  • Christopher Monks & Armonico Consort

    Wraggle Taggle Gipsies, O! (arr. Webber)

    • Signum.
    • SIGCD447.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Regina coeli in C major, K276

    Conductor: Philip Simms. Performer: English Chamber Orchestra. Performer: Tallis Chamber Choir.
    • Novalis.
    • 1500642.
  • Bohuslav Martinu

    Our Lady's Breakfast

    Conductor: Marcus Creed. Performer: Vokal Ensemblet.
    • OUR Recordings.
    • 6220671.
  • Benjamin Britten

    Sound the Flute (Spring Symphony)

    Conductor: Richard Hickox. Performer: London Symphony Chorus. Performer: London Symphony Orchestra. Performer: Southend Boys’ Choir.
    • CHANDOS.
    • CHAN-8855.
  • Eric Whitacre

    Seal Lullaby

    Conductor: Eric Whitacre (1970). Performer: Christopher Glynn. Performer: Eric Whitacre Singers.
    • DECCA.
    • DECCA-2743209.
  • Osvaldo Golijov

    The Annointment; Why? (St. Mark Passion)

    Conductor: Roberto Spano. Performer: Biella da Costa. Performer: Reynaldo Gonzalez Fernandez. Performer: Members of the Simón Bolívar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. Performer: Orquesta la Pasion. Performer: Schola Cantorum de Venezuela.
    • DG.
    • 00289 4777461.
  • Edvard Grieg

    Ved Rondane (12 Songs, Op.33)

    Conductor: Grete Pedersen. Performer: Norwegian Soloists Choir.
    • BIS.
    • sacd-1661.
  • Edward Elgar

    The Challenge of Thor (The Saga of King Olaf)

    Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis. Performer: Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus.
    • Chandos.
    • chsa5149.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Pulchra es, amica mea

    Performer: The Sixteen.
    • Coro.
    • CoroCOR16091.
  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina

    Vulnerasti cor meum, soror mea

    Conductor: Harry Christophers. Performer: The Sixteen.
    • Coro.
    • CoroCOR16091.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Kyrie (Mass in A major, BWV 234)

    Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki. Performer: Japan Bach Collegium.
    • BIS.
    • BIS-2121.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Antiphon (5 Mystical Songs)

    Conductor: Bryden Thomson. Performer: Soloists of The London Philharmonic Orchestra. Performer: London Philharmonic Choir.
    • Chandos.
    • CHAN8590.

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