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14/10/2018

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces an hour of irresistible music for voices...featuring hailstorms in the desert, flying pigs, and a Viennese choral polka.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces an hour of irresistible music for voices...featuring hailstorms in the desert, flying pigs, and a Viennese choral polka. We also pay a choral tribute to the late Icelandic composer Johann Johannsson.

Produced by Steven Rajam for BBC Wales

Photo: The Holst Singers/Stephen Layton

59 minutes

Last on

Sun 14 Oct 2018 16:00

Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Hostina (The Sparrow's Party)

    Choir: Ensemble Nobiles.
    • GENUIN : GEN17469.
    • GENUIN.
    • 11.
  • John Sheppard

    Christ, Our Paschal Lamb

    Ensemble: Ex Cathedra. Conductor: Jeffrey Skidmore.
    • EX CATHEDRA : EXCCD-002.
    • EX CATHEDRA.
    • 6.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Chorus: Hagel statt Regen (Israel In Egypt)

    Orchestra: Leipzig Radio Orchestra. Conductor: Wolf-Dieter Hauschild.
    • BERLIN CLASSICS 0300489BC.
    • BERLIN CLASSICS.
    • 17.
  • Charles Villiers Stanford

    The Bluebird

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • Signum SIGCD904.
    • Signum.
    • 15.
  • Carlo Gesualdo

    Luci serene e chiare

    Ensemble: Les Arts Florissants. Director: William Christie.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMG-501268.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 6.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Chorus: Wachet Auf, Ruft Uns Die Stimme, BWV140

    Ensemble: Japan Bach Collegium. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS : 2031.
    • BIS.
    • 1.
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson

    Orphic Hymn

    Ensemble: Theatre of Voices. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 00289 479 6021.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON.
    • 15.
  • Jules Massenet

    Oiseau de bois

    Performer: Jeremy Filsell. Choir: Vasari Singers. Conductor: Jeremy Backhouse.
    • GUILD GMCF1799.
    • GUILD.
    • 18.
  • Giles Swayne

    Magnificat

    Choir: The Cambridge Singers. Conductor: John Rutter.
    • HYPERION CSCD508.
    • HYPERION.
    • 16.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Festival Te Deum in F major

    Performer: John Birch. Choir: Holst Singers. Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton.
    • REGIS RRC 1135.
    • REGIS.
    • 8.
  • Howard Skempton

    Pigs Could Fly

    Performer: Alexander Wells. Choir: New London Children's Choir. Conductor: Ronald Corp.
    • NAXOS 8572113.
    • NAXOS.
    • 1.

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