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Choir Works


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The third of four programmes tracing Russia's choral tradition.
Echoes of Old Russia. Brian Wright talks to Fr Michael Fortounatto about a cappella singing in the Russian Orthodox church and the rich tradition of folk song, both of which have had a profound influence on generations of Russian composers. Various A selection of chants
Monks of Zagorsk Monastery Anon Six motets
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips Stravinsky Mass
Westminster Cathedral Choir, City of London Sinfonia, conductor James O'Donnell
Anon The Lord Hath Sent
Redemption to His People
Tallis Scholars, director Peter Phillips Bortnyansky Te Deum
Patriarchal Choir of Moscow, conductor Anatoly Gindenko
Tchaikovsky Coronation Canatata: Moscow
Sarah Walker (mezzo),
Benjamin Luxon (baritone), BBC
Singers and Symphony Orchestra, conductor Raymond Leppard


Talks: Brian Wright
Unknown: Fr Michael Fortounatto
Director: Peter Phillips
Conductor: James O'Donnell
Director: Peter Phillips
Director: Bortnyansky Te Deum
Conductor: Anatoly Gindenko
Unknown: Sarah Walker
Baritone: Benjamin Luxon
Conductor: Raymond Leppard

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