In today’s 10th Anniversary programme, we present a selection of music for the human voice, from Mediæval times to the present. And we are featuring a recently-released album of new choral works by Richard Harvey: Kyrie. Both secular and sacred music
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Vocal Magic

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by Elrik Merlin on Saturday, 3 June, 2017

Vocal Magic

In today’s 10th Anniversary programme, we present a selection of music for the human voice, from Mediæval times to the present. And we are featuring a recently-released album of new choral works by Richard Harvey: Kyrie.

Both secular and sacred music is included, so today’s show will be quite varied, ranging between troubadour songs, Renaissance choral works, traditional English folk-songs sung by artists like the King’s Singers and Coope Boyes & Simpson, and modern works such as those of Karl Jenkins, Libera, The Swingle Singers, The Carpenters, and Donna McKevitt’s haunting settings of Derek Jarman’s poetry.

The programme focuses primarily on lesser-known works and on smaller vocal ensembles, rather than either solo or large-scale performances, but examples of both are also included.


Today’s programme is presented by Elrik Merlin. If you are in the United States, please click here to launch the Stream Licensing player. 

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