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17/03/2019

Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an irresistible mix of music and singing, from Clara Schumann to the Melrose Quartet.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an irresistible mix of music and singing. This week's selection includes a hymn to European unity by Beethoven (not the one you might expect!), schoolyard games from Paul Simon, and a late 20th-century choral masterpiece by Henryk Gorecki.

Produced by Steven Rajam for BBC Wales.

59 minutes

Last on

Sun 17 Mar 2019 16:00

Music Played

  • Joseph Haydn

    Er ist nicht mehr (Seven Last Words)

    Choir: Arnold Schönberg Chor. Ensemble: Concentus Musicus Vienna. Conductor: Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
    • TELDEC 2292464586.
    • TELDEC.
    • 10.
  • Clara Schumann

    Vorwärts (Dresi gemischtes Chöre)

    Ensemble: Studio Vocale Karlsruhe. Conductor: Werner Pfaff.
    • BRILLIANT : 9214-8.
    • BRILLIANT.
    • 2.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The cloud capp'd towers (3 Shakespeare Songs)

    Choir: Phoenix Bach Choir. Director: Charles Bruffy.
    • Chandos CHSA 5031.
    • Chandos.
    • 22.
  • Anton Bruckner

    Ecce sacerdos magnus

    Choir: Tenebrae. Conductor: Nigel Short.
    • SIGNUM SIGCD430.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 3.
  • Trad.

    Come and I Will Sing You

    Choir: Melrose Quartet.
    • SELF RELEASED MQCD02.
    • SELF RELEASED.
    • 10.
  • Anonymous

    Singe we to this mery cumpanye

    Choir: Anonymous 4.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI HMU 807453.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 7.
  • Barbara Harbach

    Chorale Fantasy on Ein Feste Burg (Mighty Fortress)

    Performer: Barbara Harbach.
    • MSR CLASSICS MS1254.
    • MSR CLASSICS.
    • 7.
  • Ludwig van Beethoven

    Es treten vor den Scharen der Frauen (Der glorreiche Augenblick, Op 136)

    Orchestra: Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia Rome Orchestra. Choir: Accademia Nazionale Di Santa Cecilia Rome Chorus. Conductor: Myung-Whun Chung.
    • DEUTSCHE GRAMMOPHON 4537982.
    • Deutsche Grammophon ‎-.
    • 6.
  • Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck

    A Dieu ma voix j'ai haussée

    Ensemble: Cappella Amsterdam. Conductor: Daniel Reuss.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC 902033.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI.
    • 7.
  • Paul Simon

    Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard

    Choir: The Songmen.
    • SIX RECORDS UNKNOWN.
    • SIX RECORDS.
    • 1.
  • Carl Heinrich Graun

    Mache dich auf, werde licht (Christmas Oratorio)

    Performer: Arcis-Vocalisten Munchen. Performer: L’arpa festante. Conductor: Thomas Gropper.
    • OEHMS OC1876.
    • OEHMS.
    • 1.
  • Joseph Guy Ropartz

    Salve Regina

    Performer: Olivier Vernet. Choir: Les Éléments. Conductor: Joël Suhubiette.
    • NAÏVE V4879.
    • NAÏVE.
    • 17.
  • Henryk Mikolaj Górecki

    Totus Tuus, Op 60

    Choir: Choir of New College Oxford. Conductor: Edward Higginbottom.
    • ERATO 0630146342.
    • ERATO.
    • 8.
  • Benjamin Britten

    The Rainbow (Three Two-Part Songs)

    Performer: Ruth Watson Henderson. Choir: Toronto Children’s Chorus. Conductor: Jean Ashworth Bartle.
    • MARQUIS MQ1133.
    • MARQUIS.
    • 16.

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