Going Beyond Words and ACDA Radio/ChoralNet will be treated to an hour of stimulating Choir Works both new and old. From Giovanni Gabrieli to Anthony Pitts….a folk song from Sweden and the famous Stravinsky Symphony of Psalms. Recall with host Stan Schmidt one of the giants of the basilica de San Marco, Giovanni Gabrieli as the Chamber Choir of Namur led by Jean Tubéry sing Jubilate. Then you will want to pay attention to a new work for Double Choir, Missa Unitatis, by Anthony Pitts who was commissioned in 2008 by a Religious Heritage Organization. Singing this new recording is the Nederlands Kamerkoor along with Cappella Pratensis a Male Choir. The Conductor for this magnificent work is Stephen Layton. Coming as a breath of fresh Air is a wonderful Christmas Selection from the Dalarna area of Sweden…Do this one at Christmas (For Women’s Voices) It announces Christ’s Birth. Finally on GBW a wonderful new recording by the British Choral Ensemble Tenebrae assisted by the BBC Symphony Orchestra all directed by Nigel Short. Stravinsky Symphony of Psalm, a program that you will want to revisit.
For a look at the CD’s used and a complete list of the music heard go to the blog of WWW.GONGBEYONDWORDS.COM website and click on show 2434