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Guy Johnston, Alexander Soares, John Andrews

Cellist Guy Johnston performs live for Sean Rafferty and talks about the premiere of Judith Weir's Christmas Carol, O Mercy Divine, with the Choir of King's College Cambridge.

2 hours

Music Played

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    Wassail Song (Folk Songs of the Four Seasons)

    Orchestra: Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra. Choir: City of London Choir. Conductor: Hilary Davan Wetton.
    • In Terra Pax: A Christmas Anthology.
    • Naxos.
    • 15.
  • Jean-Henri d'Anglebert

    Unmeasured Prelude

    Performer: Alexander Soares.
  • Olivier Messiaen

    Prelude (1964)

    Performer: Alexander Soares.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The Pirates of Penzance (Overture)

    Orchestra: D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra. Conductor: John Pryce-Jones.
    • Gilbert and Sullivan Overtures: Various performers.
    • TER.
    • 2.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    The whole earth is at rest (The Light of the World)

    Performer: BBC CO BBC So Chorus. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Conductor: John Andrews.
    • Sullivan Light of the World.
    • 007.
  • Arthur Sullivan

    Hosanna to the Son of David (The Light of the World)

    Performer: BBC CO BBC So Chorus. Singer: Natalya Romaniw. Singer: Eleanor Dennis. Singer: Kitty Whately. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Choir: Kinder Children's Choir. Conductor: John Andrews. Conductor: Joyce Ellis.
    • Sullivan Light Of The World disc 2.
    • 006.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (Solomon)

    Orchestra: Il Giardino Armonico. Conductor: Giovanni Antonini.
    • Teldec.
  • Frédéric Chopin

    Mazurka in A minor Op 17 No 4

    Performer: Alexander Soares.
  • Victor Hely-Hutchinson

    Romance (Carol Symphony)

    Conductor: Barry Rose. Orchestra: Pro Arte Orchestra.
    • Hely-Hutchinson: A Carol Symphony: Pro Arte, Barry Rose.
    • EMI Classics.
    • 3.
  • Hubert Parry

    There is an old belief from Songs of Farewell

    Ensemble: Choir of New College Oxford.
  • Sir David Willcocks

    Sussex Carol

    Composer: Trad.. Choir: Armonico Consort. Conductor: Christopher Monks.
    • On Christmas Night.
    • Signum Classics.
    • 601.
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov

    Dance of the Tumblers (Snow Maiden Suite)

    Orchestra: Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Conductor: Neeme Järvi.
    • RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Overture and Suites from the Operas.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 5.
  • Traditional Czech

    Zither Carol

    Music Arranger: Malcolm Sargent. Choir: Choir of Westminster Abbey. Conductor: Martin Neary.
    • Cantoris Griffin.
  • Trad.

    Zither Carol

    Music Arranger: David Rees-Williams. Ensemble: David Rees-Williams Trio.
    • Champs Hill Records.
  • Max Bruch

    Violin Concerto No 1 in G minor, Op 26 (3rd mvt)

    Performer: Jack Liebeck. Orchestra: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Martyn Brabbins.
    • Hyperion.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cello Suite No 1 in G major, BWV 1007 (5th-7th mvts)

    Performer: Guy Johnston.
  • Ola Gjeilo

    Serenity (O Magnum Mysterium)

    Choir: Choir of King’s College, Cambridge. Performer: Guy Johnston. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • KINGS COLLEGE.
  • Arcangelo Corelli

    Concerto grosso in G Minor, Op. 6 No. 8 "Christmas Concerto" Mvts 4-6

    Ensemble: American Bach Soloists. Conductor: Jeffrey Thomas.
    • Corelli, A.: Concerti Grossi, Op. 6, Nos. 1, 3, 4, 7, 8 and 12.
    • Delos.
    • 405.
  • John Tavener

    Chant for Solo Cello

    Performer: Guy Johnston.
  • Bernhard Crusell

    Grand Concerto in F minor - 3rd Movement

    Performer: Michael Collins. Orchestra: Swedish Chamber Orchestra.
    • Crusell: The Three Clarinet Concertos.
    • Chandos.
    • 006.

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