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Major works, sacred and secular, of the choral repertoire from Early Music to Contemporary works, performed by pre-eminent choral ensembles and choirs from around the world.

Bronwen Whyatt


17th November

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  • Anonymous: Alleluia - O pimenon ton israhil prochese. Ensemble Organum/Marcel Peres.
  • Anonymous: Alleluia - Epi si kyrie. Ensemble Organum/Marcel Peres.
  • Haydn, Franz Joseph: The Seasons, Hob.XXI:3. Andreas Schmidt, bass, Anthony Rolfe Johnson, ten., Barbara Bonney, sop. English Baroque Soloists, Monteverdi Choir/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Schoenberg, Arnold: Wild hunt of the summer wind. Klaus Maria Brandauer, spkr. Dresden State Opera Chorus, Dresden State Orch, Leipzig Radio Choir/Giuseppe Sinopoli.
  • Track, Gerhard: Colours of Spring, Op.153. Ensemble Musica Cantata/Margaret Zimmerman.
  • Lennox, James: Pictures of Spring: Three Songs. Ralph Morton, org. Australian Voices Youth Choir/Graeme Morton.
  • Gershwin, George (arr. Williams, Roderick): Summertime. Adrian Phillips, bar., David Durance, bass, Deborah Kayser, sop., Grantley MacDonald, bar., Margaret Arnold, alto, Matthew Flood, ten., Vivien Hamilton, sop.

  • 10th November

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  • Janequin, Clement: The song of the birds. .
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Davidde penitente, K.469. Kristina Wahlin, sop., Lothar Odinius, ten., Trine Wilsberg Lund, sop. Immortal Bach Ensemble, Leipzig CO/Morten Schuldt-Jensen.
  • Janacek, Leos: Amarus. Kvetoslava Nemeckova, sop., Leo Vodicka, ten., Vaclav Zitek, bar. Czech Philharmonic Chorus, Czech PO/Sir Charles Mackerras.
  • Krenek, Ernst: Three Mixed a capella Choruses, Op.22. RIAS Chamber Choir/Hans- Christoph Rademann.
  • Traditional (arr. Grainger, Percy): Scotch Strathspey and Reel. Cantillation, Sinfonia Australis/Antony Walker.

  • 3rd November

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  • Janequin, Clement: The song of the birds. .
  • Schutz, Heinrich: Funeral Music, Op.7. English Baroque Soloists, His Majesty's Sagbutts and Cornetts, Monteverdi Choir/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Ferrabosco l, Alfonso: Psalm 103 - Benedic anima mea. Huelgas Ensemble/Paul Van Nevel.
  • Poulenc, Francis: French Chansons for choir a cappella. Groupe Vocal de France/John Alldis.

  • 27th October

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  • Anonymous: Gregorian Mass XIII - Kyrie. Triptych .
  • Anonymous: Gregorian Mass XIII - Gloria. Triptych .
  • Palestrina, G. P. da: Motet - O Rex Gloriae. Westminster Cathedral Choir/James O'Donnell.
  • Palestrina, G. P. da: Missa - O Rex Gloriae. Westminster Cathedral Choir/James O'Donnell.
  • Bruckner, Anton: Mass No.2 in E minor. Collegium Vocale Cologne, Ensemble Musique Oblique, La Chapelle Royale/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Benedicite. Lynda Russell, sop. Bournemouth SO, Waynflete Singers, Winchester Cathedral Choir/David Hill.
  • Mamlok, Ursula: Cantata based on the first psalm. Laudibus Choir/Michael Brewer.
  • Tuur, Erkki-Sven: Meditatio. Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Rascher Saxophone Quartet .

  • 20th October

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  • Marenzio, Luca: Capitolo for 6 voices: Se quel dolor (If the Pain). Ensemble Clement Janequin .
  • Reger, Max: Three five-part Motets, Op.110. Danish National Radio Choir/Stefan Parkman.
  • Beethoven, Ludwig van: Opferlied, Op.121a. Berlin Radio Chorus, Berlin RSO/Karl Anton Rickenbacher.
  • Mussorgsky, Modest: The Angel Cried Out. Melbourne University Choral Society, Royal Melbourne Philharmonic Choir/Andrew Wailes.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Flos Campi. Christ Church Cathedral Choir, English String Orch/Stephen Darlington.
  • Bremner, Tony: In the Shrubbery. David Hewitt, perc., David Miller, pno., Gerard Willems, pno., Judy Glen, spkr., Philip South, perc. The Song Company/Roland Peelman.

  • 13th October

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  • Padilla, Juan Gutierrez de: Versicle & Response; Psalm for None. Andrew Lawrence-King, harp, Andrew Watts, dulcian, Iain Simcock, org. Westminster Cathedral Choir/James O'Donnell.
  • Araujo, Juan de: Los coflades de la estleya. Ex Cathedra Baroque Ensemble/Jeffrey Skidmore.
  • Araujo, Juan de: Ut queant laxis. Ex Cathedra Baroque Ensemble/Jeffrey Skidmore.
  • Capillas, Francisco Lopez: Alleluia: Dic nobis Maria. Andrew Lawrence-King, harp, Andrew Watts, dulcian, Iain Simcock, org. Westminster Cathedral Choir/James O'Donnell.
  • Salazar, Antonio de: O sacrum convivium. Andrew Lawrence-King, harp, Andrew Watts, dulcian, Iain Simcock, org. Westminster Cathedral Choir/James O'Donnell.
  • Morales, Cristobal de : Officium defunctorum. Hesperion XX, La Capella Reial de Catalunya/Jordi Savall.
  • Soler, Antonio: Miserere a 8. Various Budapest Madrigal Choir, Hungarian State Orch/Ferenc Szekeres.
  • Rodrigo, Joaquin: Music for a Salamancan Codex. David Rubiera, bar. Madrid Community Chorus, Madrid Community Orch/Jose Ramos Encinar.
  • Guridi, Jesus: So the Boys Sing. Bilbao Choral Society, Bilbao SO/Juan Jose Mena.

  • 6th October

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  • Lassus, Orlande de: Timor Domini principium sapientiae. Collegium Vocale Ghent/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Lassus, Orlande de: Quam bonus Israel Deus. Collegium Vocale Ghent/Philippe Herreweghe.
  • Gabrielli, Domenico: Timor et tremor. King's College Choir Cambridge/Stephen Cleobury.
  • Sweelinck, Jan Pieterszoon: Timor Domini. Netherlands Chamber Choir/Paul Van Nevel.
  • Mondonville, J-J Cassanea de: In exitu Israel. Francois Bazola, bass, Francois Piolino, ten., Maarten Konigsberger, bar., Maryseult Wieczorek, sop., Paul Agnew, ten., Sophie Daneman, sop. Les Arts Florissants/William Christie.
  • Hummel, Johann: Mass in B flat, Op. 77. Collegium Musicum 90/Richard Hickox.
  • Wesley, Samuel Sebastian: The Wilderness. Adrian Partington, org., Ian Bell, bass, Jonathan Milton, alto, Trevor Owen, ten., William Carslake, treb. Worcester Cathedral Choir/Donald Hunt.
  • Liszt, Franz: Cantico de Sol. Walton Gronroos, bar. Berlin RSO, RIAS Chamber Choir/Gerd Albrecht.
  • Bairstow, Sir Edward: Psalm 114 - When Israel came out of Egypt. Matthew Larkin, org. Elora Festival Singers/Noel Edison.

  • 29th September

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  • Machaut: Messe de Nostre Dame. Gerd Turk, ten., Andreas Scholl, alto., Emanuel Bonnardot, bar., Willem de Waal, bar., Jacques Bona, bass, Dominique Vellard, ten., Herve Lamy, ten., Ensemble Gilles Binchois/Dominique Vellard.
  • Brahms: Liebeslieder Waltzes, Op.52. Robert Levin, pno., John Perry, pno., Monteverdi Choir/Sir John Eliot Gardiner.
  • Ippolitov-Ivanov: Bless the Lord, o my soul. St Petersburg Male Choir/Vadim Afanasiev.
  • Chesnokov: Do not reject me in my old age. St Petersburg Male Choir/Vadim Afanasiev.
  • Degtiariov: The Day of Christ. St Petersburg Male Choir/Vadim Afanasiev.
  • Suarez: El Gavan. Cantoria de Merida.
  • Rebolledo: Aires de Golpe Tuyero. Cantoria de Merida.
  • Hemberg: Du som are over oss. St Jacob's Chamber Choir.
  • Howells: Here is the Little Door. King's College Choir Cambridge/Sir David Willcocks.

  • 22nd September

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  • Anonymous: Sarum Chant - Four Hymns. Tallis Scholars/Peter Phillips.
  • Josquin Desprez: Missa Sine Nomine. Canberra Chamber Singers/Dominic Harvey.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus: Dominican Vespers, K.321. Barbara Bonney, sop., Elisabeth von Magnus, contr., Gilles Cachemaille, bass, Uwe Heilmann, ten. Arnold Schoenberg Choir, Concentus Musicus Vienna, Vienna Hofburg Castle Choir/Nikolaus Harnoncourt.
  • Bax: Walsinghame. Martyn Hill, ten., Lynore McWhirter, sop., Royal PO, Brighton Festival Chorus/Vernon Handley.
  • Jones: Sunburnt Country. The Vocal Consort/Noel Ancell.


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