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Sara Mohr-Pietsch with her selection of irresisitible choral music, including works by Vivaldi, Schumann and Bernstein, plus The Sixteen in their 40th anniversary year.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an irresistible mix of music and singing. This week's selection features motets from Vivaldi and Otto Fischer, lively partsongs from Schumann and Tippett, Zulu harmonies reimagined by ethnomusicologist Stanley Glasser and Bernstein's Chichester Psalms. Plus, she marks the 40th anniversary of choral supergroup, The Sixteen, with a classic recording under their conductor and founder, Harry Christophers.

Produced by Steven Rajam for BBC Cymru Wales

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59 minutes

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Sun 12 May 2019 16:00

Music Played

  • Michael Tippett


    Conductor: Paul Spicer. Choir: Finzi Singers.
    • CHANDOS CHAN9265.
    • CHANDOS CHAN9265.
    • 9.
  • Robert Schumann

    Zur hohen Jagt (Jagdlieder, Op 137)

    Performer: Studio Vocale Karlsruhe & Renner Ensemble. Conductor: Werner Pfaff.
    • BRILLIANT 92148.
    • BRILLIANT 92148.
    • 22.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Veni, Sancte Spiritus, K47

    Performer: Collegium Instrumentale Brugensis. Singer: Jennifer Smith. Singer: Sylvia Schluter. Singer: Guy de Mey. Singer: François Le Roux. Conductor: Patrick Peire.
    • FORLANE UCS 16173.
    • FORLANE UCS 16173.
    • 1.
  • Otto Fischer

    Ave Maria

    Choir: Cantemus Children's Choir. Conductor: Denes Szabo. Choir: Pro Musica Girls' Choir.
    • CANTEMUS CAPM 007.
  • Antoine Brumel

    Missa Et Ecce Terrae Motus: Kyrie

    Ensemble: Las Huelgas Ensemble. Conductor: Paul Van Nevel.
    • SONY CLASSICAL G010001222278S.
    • SONY CLASSICAL G010001222278S.
    • 1.
  • Boyes and Simpson Coope

    Now is the Cool of the Day

    Performer: Barry Coope. Performer: Jim Boyes. Performer: Lester Simpson.
  • Cornelis Schuyt

    Gagliarda (from 12 Pavans & Gagliardas & 2 Canzonas)

    Performer: Matthias Havinga.
    • Brilliant Classics 95093BR.
    • Brilliant Classics.
    • 19.
  • Antonio Vivaldi

    Lauda Jerusalem, RV 609

    Ensemble: Les Solistes du Concert Spirituel. Conductor: Hervé Niquet.
    • ALPHA ALPHA222.
    • ALPHA ALPHA222.
    • 23.
  • The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys

    Chichester Psalms (2nd movement)

    • RESONUS RES RES10187.
    • RESONUS RES RES10187.
    • 2.
  • John Browne

    Salve Regina I

    Choir: The Sixteen. Conductor: Harry Christophers.
    • MERIDIAN 84504.
    • MERIDIAN 84504.
    • 1.
  • Stone and Raposo Hart

    Sesame Street

    Performer: The Oscar Peterson Trio.
    • MPS RECORDS MC 20905.
    • 1.


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