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Roderick Williams with another hour of choral classics

Today, the old Testament story of Elijah, channelled through the Victorian sensibilities of Felix Mendelssohn. Plus Beethoven meets the orthodox sonorities of Rodion Shchedrin.

1 hour

Music Played

  • Michael Tippett

    Lilliburlero (Four Songs from the British Isles)

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Signum SIGCD092.
    • Signum.
    • 8.
  • Robert Schumann

    So wahr die Sonne scheinet

    Performer: Hendrik Braunlich. Choir: Calmus.
    • Carus 83447.
    • Carus.
    • 2.
  • Anonymous

    Alma redemptoris mater/Ave regina coelorum

    Ensemble: Discantus Ensemble. Director: Brigitte Lesne.
    • Bayard Musique 3084892.
    • Bayard Musique.
    • 14.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Hugh's Song of the Road (A Cotswold Romance)

    Singer: Thomas Randle. Choir: London Philharmonic Choir. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Richard Hickox.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-9646.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 3.
  • Kammerchor Stuttgart

    Hymn on Psalm 84

    • Carus 83336.
    • Carus.
    • 7.
  • Francis Poulenc

    Laudamus te (Gloria)

    Choir: Tanglewood Festival Chorus. Ensemble: Boston Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Seiji Ozawa.
    • DG 4273042.
    • Deutsche Grammophon.
    • 2.
  • Orlando Gibbons

    O All True Faithful Hearts

    Performer: Madgalena Consort. Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts.
    • SIGCD511.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 11.
  • Rodion Shchedrin

    The Lord's Prayer (The Sealed Angel)

    Performer: Choir of King’s College, London. Choir: Gonville And Caius Coll. Cambridge Choir. Conductor: Geoffrey Webber. Conductor: David Trendell.
    • Dephian DCD34067.
    • Dephian.
    • 8.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Sanctus (Mass In C)

    Choir: London Symphony Chorus. Orchestra: London Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Colin Davis.
    • LSO Live LSO0594.
    • LSO LIVE.
    • 4.
  • Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco

    Romancero Gitano: Baladilla de los Tres Rios

    Performer: Fábio Zanon. Choir: Coro Cervantes. Conductor: Carlos Fernández Aransay.
    • SIGCD166.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 1.
  • Veljo Tormis

    The Singer's Childhood

    Choir: Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor. Conductor: Tõnu Kaljuste.
    • ECM 4652232.
    • ECM.
    • 4.
  • Felix Mendelssohn

    Elijah (End of Part II)

    Choir: Wroclaw Philharmonic Choir. Ensemble: Gabrieli Consort. Choir: Gabrieli Young Singers Scheme.
    • SIGNUM : SIGCD300.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 22.
  • William Walton

    Touch Her Soft Lips, arr. Bob Chilcott

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Bene Arte SIGCD903.
    • Bene Arte.
    • 21.


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