Kings and Queens

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Sunday, September 22, 2013

Portrait of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, and their children. Portrait of Queen Victoria, Prince Albert, and their children. (Painter, Franz Xaver Winterhalter (20 April 1805 – 8 July 1873))

This week Together in Song features choral music to celebrate royalty and lament the fall of empires with music from the Hapsburg, Holy Roman and British Empires.

Program Details:

Edward Elgar: Coronation Ode, Op. 44: VI. Finale: Land of Hope and Glory
— Anne Collins, mezzo-soprano; Scottish National Orchestra and Chorus; Alexander Gibson, conductor.

Henry Purcell: Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary: I. Man Hath But a Short Time to Live; III. Thou Knowest, Lord
— Choir of King's College, Cambridge; Stephen Cleobury, conductor.

Franz Joseph Haydn: Te Deum in C major, H23c No.1
— Montiverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists; John Eliot Gardinr, conductor.

George Frideric Handel: Zadok the Priest
— Choir of King's College, Cambridge; Stephen Cleobury, conductor.

Hubert Hastings Parry: I was Glad
— The Choir of Her Majesty's Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace and The London Chamber Orchestra; Christopher Warren-Green, conductor.

John Rutter: This is the Day Which the Lord Hath Made
— The Choir of Her Majesty's Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace and The London Chamber Orchestra; Christopher Warren-Green, conductor.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mass in C, K. 317: Gloria and Credo
— Edith Mathis, soprano; Jadwiga Rappe, contralto; Hans Peter Blochwitz, tenor; Thomas Quasthoff, bass; Leipzig Radio Choir; Dresden State Orchestra; Peter Schreier, conductor.

Michel-Richard de Lalande: Te Deum laudamus (selections)
— Ex Cathedra; Jeffrey Skidmore, conductor.

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