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20/01/2019

Sara Mohr-Pietsch introduces this week's selection of irresistible music for voices including Dvorak's jubilant setting of Psalm 149, Walton's Belshazzar's Feast and some contrasting reflections on snow.

Produced in Cardiff by Johannah Smith

59 minutes

Last on

Sun 20 Jan 2019 16:00

Music Played

  • George Frideric Handel

    I will sing unto the Lord (Israel in Egypt)

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • CORO 16011.
    • CORO.
    • 19.
  • William Byrd

    Kyrie (Mass for 5 voices)

    Ensemble: Cardinall's Musick. Director: Andrew Carwood.
  • Trad.

    Witness

    Music Arranger: Jack Halloran. Choir: Voices of Hope. Conductor: Simon Fidler.
    • Voices of Hope VOH001.
    • Voices of Hope.
    • 15.
  • Joseph Haydn

    Insanae et vanae curae

    Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Orchestra: New Century Baroque. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • NOVUM : NCR-1385.
    • NOVUM.
    • 8.
  • Heikki Sarmanto

    Hanget soi (Singing Snow)

    Performer: Uki Ovaskainen. Choir: Tapiolan kuoro. Conductor: Kari Ala-Pöllänen.
    • ONDINE ODE8842.
    • ONDINE.
    • 2.
  • Francis Poulenc

    La bonne neige (Un soir de neige)

    Choir: Accentus Chamber Choir. Conductor: Laurence Equilbey.
  • William Walton

    Thus in Babylon the Mighty City (Belshazzar's Feast)

    Performer: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Choir: BBC Symphony Chorus. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
    • APEX 0927443942.
    • APEX.
    • 5.
  • Giuseppe Verdi

    Zitti, zitti (Rigoletto)

    Orchestra: Orchestra of La Scala, Milan. Choir: Chorus of La Scala, Milan. Conductor: Riccardo Muti.
    • WARNER 4167282.
    • WARNER CLASSICS.
    • 15.
  • Isaac Albéniz

    Salmo Vi del oficio de difuntos

    Choir: Coro Cervantes. Conductor: Carlos Aransay.
    • GUILD DMCD-7243.
    • GUILD.
    • 1.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Fugue in E flat major, BWV 552 (St Anne) for organ

    Performer: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS : CD-10912.
    • BIS.
    • 18.
  • Luca Marenzio

    Quando i vostri

    Choir: La Compagnia del Madrigale.
    • GLOSSA GCD-922801.
    • GLOSSA.
    • 1.
  • Steve Reich

    Know what is above you

    Performer: David Hildebrandt. Performer: Mathias Friis-Hansen. Choir: Ars Nova Copenhagen. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
    • CANTALOUPE CA21127.
    • CANTALOUPE.
    • 13.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Psalm 149, Op 79

    Choir: Pražský filharmonický sbor. Orchestra: Czech Philharmonic. Conductor: Jiří Bělohlávek.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-8985/8.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 11.
  • Evert Taube

    Nocturne

    Performer: Oslo kammerkor. Performer: Grete Pedersen.
    • FOOTPRINT FR-012.
    • FOOTPRINT.
    • 8.

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