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Hosted by the conductor The New York Times has hailed as "the brightest star in New York’s choral music world," The Choral Mix with Kent Tritle explores the vibrant and transformative world of choral music. Each week, Maestro Tritle will focus on a different aspect of the choral scene in New York and beyond. Through a smart and lively mix of exclusive live concert recordings and commercial recordings, The Choral Mix will provide a significant locus for choral music and its community.
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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Today on the Mix, join us for samplings from Britten's earliest compositions like A Hymn to the Virgin to some of his final works, like Sacred and Profane.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
On today’s Mix, we sample some of America’s leading black college choirs: music from the Tuskegee Institute, Morehouse College, Morgan State University and Winston Salem State University.
Sunday, May 05, 2013
Brahms' Requiem, Franz Liszt's Christus and Rossini's Messe Sollenelle have an intriguing connection: they were composed while America waged its devastating Civil War.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Today we focus on the music of women over the last century. Works by two contemporary ladies, Elena Ruehr and Abbie Bettinis, make an appearance, as do works by Amy Beach and Imogen Holst.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Today, Kent Tritle takes stock of new releases in the choral arts. Tune in for works of Alma Mahler, Purcell and Rachmaninoff, performed by groups from Australia, Belgium and Germany.
Sunday, April 14, 2013
This week's Choral Mix features a sampler of new recordings from the last year. Out of dozens of worthy new releases, we've plucked out the ones which really demonstrate the vibrancy of the choral music world.