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Sara Mohr-Pietsch with her selection of irresistible choral music, from Praetorius to Will Todd.

Sara Mohr-Pietsch with an irresistible mix of music and singing. This week's selection includes choral singing combined with shakuhachi, and a number of recent releases with music by Will Todd, Thomas Tallis and Walter Frye. Also a fairy-tale like work by Sibelius, recounting the story of a queen imprisoned in a castle, waiting to be freed by a young hero.

Produced by Luke Whitlock for BBC Cymru Wales

13 days left to listen

59 minutes

Last on

Sun 9 Jun 2019 16:00

Music Played

  • Will Todd

    Jazz Missa Brevis: Benedictus

    Choir: St Martin's Voices. Ensemble: Will Todd Ensemble. Conductor: Will Todd.
    • SIGNUM SIGCD563.
    • SIGNUM.
    • 15.
  • Thomas Tallis

    Salvator mundi

    Choir: I Fagiolini. Director: Robert Hollingworth.
    • CORO COR16171.
    • CORO.
    • 1.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Der Falke (Lieder und Romanzen, Op 39a No 5)

    Choir: Arnold Schönberg Chor. Conductor: Erwin Guido Ortner.
    • TELDEC : 4509920582.
    • TELDEC.
    • 5.
  • George Frideric Handel

    Dixit Dominus, HWV 232

    Singer: Roberta Invernizzi. Singer: Robin Johannsen. Singer: Martín Oro. Singer: Markus Brutscher. Singer: Antonio Abete.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi 88691926042.
    • Deutsche Harmonia Mundi.
    • 2.
  • Annabel Rooney

    Jubilate Deo

    Performer: Gabriel Harley. Choir: Choir of Christ's College, Cambridge. Conductor: David Rowland.
    • REGENT REGCD525.
    • REGENT.
    • 10.
  • Walter Frye

    Agnus Dei (Missa Nobilis et pulchra)

    Ensemble: Binchois Consort. Conductor: Andrew Kirkman.
    • Hyperion CDA68274.
    • Hyperion.
    • 12.
  • Gabriel Jackson

    Fanfare for St Mary's

    Performer: Nicholas Wearne.
    • DELPHIAN DCD34106.
    • 2.
  • Roxanna Panufnik

    Zen Love Song

    Performer: Loli Day. Ensemble: VOCES8. Director: Barnaby Smith.
    • Signum SIGCD564.
    • Signum.
    • 6.
  • Hieronymus Praetorius

    Angelus ad pastores ait a 12

    Performer: Stephen Farr. Choir: Alamire. Ensemble: His Majestys Sagbutts and Cornetts. Narrator: David Skinner.
    • Inventa INV001.
    • Inventa.
    • 4.
  • Joseph Shabalala

    Rain Rain Beautiful Rain

    Performer: Natalie Merchant. Choir: Ladysmith Black Mambazo.
    • HEADS UP HUCD3109.
    • HEADS UP.
    • 9.
  • Johann Sebastian Bach

    Wer Weiss, wie nahe mir mein Ende, BWV 27

    Singer: Hana Blažíková. Singer: Robin Blaze. Singer: Satoshi Mizukochi. Ensemble: Japan Bach Collegium. Conductor: Masaaki Suzuki.
    • BIS SACD1861.
    • BIS.
    • 14.
  • Jean Sibelius

    The Liberated Queen, Op 48

    Performer: Lahti Symphony Orchestra. Choir: Ylioppilaskunnan Laulajat. Conductor: Osmo Vänskä.
    • BIS CD1525.
    • BIS.
    • 4.
  • Michael Tippett

    Nobody Knows (A Child of Our Time)

    Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: Stephen Cleobury.
    • Signum SIGCD092.
    • Signum.
    • 16.


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