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Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an irresistible mix of music and singing, from Ockeghem to Brahms to John Adams.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an irresistible mix of music and singing. This week's selection includes pealing Russian bells, shining Renaissance light, and a 20th-century choral masterpiece by John Adams. Plus, there's one of Handel's most rousing oratorio choruses and the song of a gondola boatman, courtesy of Schubert.

Produced by Steven Rajam for BBC Cymru Wales

59 minutes

Last on

Sun 19 May 2019 16:00

Music Played

  • Francis Poulenc

    Riant du ciel et des planetes (Figure Humaine)

    Choir: Accentus Chamber Choir. Conductor: Laurence Equilbey.
    • Naive V4883.
    • Naive.
    • 12.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Cantata No 126, BWV 126 (Erhalt' uns, Herr, bei deinem Wort)

    Choir: Monteverdi Choir. Orchestra: English Baroque Soloists. Conductor: Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
    • SDG.
    • 11.
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams

    The Souls of the Righteous

    Choir: Finzi Singers. Conductor: Paul Spicer.
    • Chandos: CHAN9425.
    • Chandos.
    • 11.
  • Sergey Rachmaninov

    The Bells, Op 35 (3rd movement)

    Choir: Berlin Radio Choir. Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Simon Rattle.
    • WARNER CLASSICS 9845192.
    • 4.
  • Claudio Monteverdi

    Luci serene e chiare

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-0730.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 2.
  • Franz Schubert

    Der Gondelfahrer, D 809

    Performer: Thomas Seyboldt. Choir: Schubert Hoch Vier.
    • CARUS 83334.
    • CARUS.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Ockeghem

    Missa pro defunctis: Kyrie

    Ensemble: The Hilliard Ensemble. Conductor: Paul Hillier.
    • ERATO 6025322.
    • ERATO.
    • 1.
  • Natasa Paulberg

    A Star

    Choir: The Choral Scholars Of University College, Dublin. Conductor: Desmond Earley.
    • Signum SIGCD558.
    • Signum.
    • 6.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Ein kleiner hubscher Vogel (Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op 52)

    Performer: Christoph Berner. Performer: Camillo Radicke. Singer: Marlis Petersen. Singer: Stella Doufexis. Singer: Werner Güra. Singer: Konrad Jarnot.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMC-901945.
    • 6.
  • Edward Elgar

    Allegro (Vesper Voluntaries)

    Performer: John Butt.
    • HARMONIA MUNDI : HMU-907281.
    • 7.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Jephtha, Act II: When His loud voice in thunder spoke

    Choir: RIAS Chamber Choir. Ensemble: Berlin Academy Of Ancient Music. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
    • BERLIN CLASSICS 0010572BC.
    • 24.
  • John Adams

    Harmonium (Part 1: Negative Love)

    Performer: San Francisco Symphony. Choir: San Francisco Symphony Chorus. Conductor: John Adams.
    • Nonesuch 7559795492.
    • Nonesuch.
    • 1.


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