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The Sixteen at 40

Harry Christophers, Founder & Conductor of the Sixteen, celebrates 40 years of the ensemble in conversation with Lucie Skeaping, and chooses some of his favourite recordings from the choir's extensive discography. With music by Mundy, Victoria, Monteverdi, Purcell and Handel.

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20 minutes

Music Played

  • William Mundy

    Adolescentulus sum ego

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • João Lourenço Rebelo

    Super aspidem

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria

    Vadam et circuibo civitatem a 6

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Laetatus sum a 5 instrumenti & 6 voci

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Henry Purcell

    The Indian Queen (Act 2: What flatt'ring noise is this...We come to sing)

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Saul (Act 1, end of Scene 2, Sinfonia, Scene 3)

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.
  • Christopher Tye

    Peccavimus cum patribus nostris

    Choir: The Sixteen. Director: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO.

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