Kings and Queens

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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.