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Sunday, August 11, 2013

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This week, Together In Song takes a listen to how the big screen takes advantage of the big sing to create some of the most memorable moments at the movies.

Program details:

John Williams: "Duel of the Fates" and "The High Council Meeting" from "Star Wars, Episode I"
— London Symphony Orchestra; London Voices; New London Children's Choir; John Williams, conductor.

John Williams: Hymn to the Fallen" from "Saving Private Ryan"
— City of Prague Philharmonic and Crouch End Festival Chorus; Paul Bateman, conductor.

Sergei Prokofiev: "Arise People of Russia" from "Alexander Nevsky" Op. 78
— St. Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus; Yuri Temirkanov, conductor.

Franz Schubert (arr. Leopold Stokowski): "Ave Maria"
— Julietta Novis, soprano; String Section of the Philadelphia Orchestra; Leopold Stokowski, conductor.

Carl Orff: "Carmina Burana," Ecce Gratum
— Roland Pontinen, Love Derwinger, piano; Kroumata Percussion Ensemble; Uppsala Choir School Children's Choir; Allmanna Sangen; Cecilia Rydinger Alin, conductor.

John Barry: Suite from "The Lion in Winter"

Bruno Coulais: "Les Choristes" from "Les Choristes"

Dmitry Tiomkin: "Green Leaves of Summer" from "The Alamo"
— Paul Webster

Traditional: "Down to the River to Pray" from "O Brother Where Art Thou"
— Allison Krauss; First Baptist Choir of White House, Tenn.

Errico Morricone: "On Earth As it Is on Heaven" from "The Mission"
— Crouch End Festival Chorus; City of Prague Philharmonic.

Patrick Doyle: "Non Nobis Domine" from "Henry V"
— Crouch End Festival Chorus; City of Prague Philharmonic.

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