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Catching Up

Season 2, Ep. 15

Robert and Eamonn finally meet in the same room for Choral Chihuahua, discuss recent things and play favourite tracks.

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  • 7. In a Kentish churchyard

    54:44
    Robert is in rural Kent, just down the road from Canterbury Cathedral, chatting with back row singers from three cathedrals including WINCHESTER. He also remembers the Nigel Perrin, top line of the original Kings Singers, with Nigel's colleague Alastair Hume.TRACKS : (1) Gabrieli Jackson - Sancte Deus; Canterbury Cathedral Choir / David Newsholme / Sam Corkin - Saxophone (2) Leonel Power - Credo; The Orlando Consort (3) Haydn - Harmoniemesse Credo; RIAS Kammerchor / Freiburg Baroque Orchestra / Jakobs (4) Albert Hammond - I'm a train; The King's SIngers (5) Weelkes - Since Robin Hood; The King's Singers
  • 6. Fork Antatas

    43:26
    Eamon and Nicholas bring you some of their favourite Bach Cantatas.TRACKS : (1) Johann Sebastian Bach - Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, BWV 12: II. Chorus "Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen"; Collegium Vocale Gent / Philippe Herreweghe - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3XC892h (2) Johann Sebastian Bach - Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft, BWV 50: Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft (Chorus); Bach Collegium Japan / Masaaki Suzuki - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3VpljN2 (3) Johann Sebastian Bach - Es ist nichts Gesundes an meinem Leibe, BWV 25: Chorus; Monteverdi Choir / John Eliot Gardiner - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/4cvxU8G (4) Johann Sebastian Bach - Cantata No. 65, "Sie weden aus Saba alle kommen", Cantata 65: I. Coro: Sie werden aus Saba alle kommen; Gabrieli / Paul McCreesh - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3VPYGmE
  • 5. Cuba Marta Londra

    01:03:53
    Robert chats to Sammy about his new album of Monteverdi / Purcell and songs from South America 'De pasión mortal' and learns about the history and music of the Clergy Support Trust's May festival. Also a development with the 'Music & Pregnancy' episode.Listen to De pasión mortal by Nicholas Mulroy on Apple Music https://apple.co/3wZ1gNB
  • 4. What is new music anyway?

    01:04:40
    What is new music? And new when? How tricky does it get for singers? Can composers hear what they write? Could they in 1375? Fascinating discussion with composer James Weeks and Lucy Goddard of Exaudi Vocal Ensemble which has attempted the parts other ensembles daren't reach!TRACKS : (1) Michael Finnissy - Tom Fool's Wooing; Exaudi Vocal Ensemble / James Weeks - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3ysGuq1 (2) Christopher Fox - A spousal verse; Exaudi Vocal Ensemble / James Weeks - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3K71zJ7 (3) James Weeks - ‘lei’ and ‘occhi’ from Libro di fiammelle e ombre (Book of flames and shadows); Exaudi Vocal Ensemble / James Weeks (4) Naomi Pinnock - Landscape; Exaudi Vocal Ensemble / James Weeks (5) Sciarrino - O lodola from 12 Madrigali; Exaudi Vocal Ensemble / James Weeks
  • 3. Singing in Pregnancy

    01:12:33
    In the third episode about issues facing female singers, Eamonn again talks to Dr Jenevora Williams and Charlotte Mobbs about how physical and mental changes affect singing, with contributions from several female colleagues.TRACKS  : (1) Tomás Luis de Victoria - Ne timeas Maria; The Sixteen / Harry Christophers - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3UWHBHg (2) Hilary Campbell - Ave Maria; The Marian Consort / Rory McCleery - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3UTcJr4 (3) Imogen Holst - I. Welcome Joy and Welcome Sorrow / VI. Shed no Tear; The Sixteen / Harry Christophers - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/4dCFb7E (4) Henry Purcell, arr. Susanne Blache - Music For A While; Sjaella - Watch on YouTube https://youtu.be/8TTjw2tGbtg
  • 2. The US Choral Scene

    01:01:56
    Open your eyes and ears to the US choral scene, and be surprised! Christiana Howell and Luthien Brackett tell Sammy and Robert about the wealth of choral music in the US, from schools to spirituals, social change and MONEY...TRACKS : (1) Trad. Arr. F.M. Christiansen - Beautiful Savior; St. Olaf Choir / Anton Armstrong / Kelly Becker - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3Whv2qS (2) Trad. Arr M. Hogan - My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord; Atlanta Master Chorale / Eric Nelson (3) Caroline Shaw - Partita: II. Sarabande; Roomful of Teeth - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/4aRh57t (4) J.S. Bach - Singet Dem Herrn ein neues Lied: Mvt. III; The Aeolians of Oakwood University / Jason Max Ferdinand
  • 1. Choral Conducting

    01:12:45
    Eamonn Dougan kicks-off our eighth season, talking choral conducting with guests Patrick Russill, Hilary Campbell and Jack Apperley.TRACKS : (1) Tomás Luis de Victoria - Tantum Ergo; Choir of the London Oratory / Patrick Russill (2) Judith Weir - Love Bade Me Welcome; Eric Ericson Chamber Choir / Fredrik Malmberg - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3U3H5pg (3) Caroline Shaw - The Isle, III. Caliban; Roomful of Teeth - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/49BcFAm (4) Herbert Howells - Regina caeli; Choir of the London Oratory / Patrick Russill (5) James MacMillan - Tu es Petrus; London Brass / Westminster Cathedral Choir / Martin Baker - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3vWbY6I
  • 6. Music for Tenebrae

    01:09:11
    A Christian service performed on only three days of the year: just before Easter, focussing on the darkness of life without Christ. Insightful chat from Sammy, Robert and (finally) Eamonn with brilliant performances from I Fagiolini (Victoria), Tenebrae (Gesualdo), Les Arts Florissants (Couperin), Trinity Cambridge (Poulenc) and Gesualdo Six (Joanna Ward).TRACKS : (1) Tomás Luis de Victoria - Tenebrae Responsories: Matins Responsories for Holy Saturday, Nocturn III; I Fagiolini / Robert Hollingworth - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3x2X5zW (2) Carlo Gesualdo - Tenebrae Responsories for Maundy Thursday, First Nocturn: Tristis est anima mea; Tenebrae / Nigel Short - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3Tpn3Fb (3) François Couperin - Troisième Leçon de Ténèbres pour le Mercredi Saint; Les Arts Florissants / William Christie - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/4a0L4JO (4) Francis Poulenc - 4 Motets pour un temps de pénitence, FP 97; The Choir of Trinity College Cambridge / Stephen Layton - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3Tmf2kh (5) Joanna Ward - Christus factus est; The Gesualdo Six / Owain Park - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/494d0Lo For more about the podcast and to Donate head to www.choralchihuahua.comSupport the show on Patreon www.patreon.com/ChoralChihuahua
  • 5. The best things about LENT

    52:41
    Revd Canon Dr Victoria Johnson - outgoing precentor at York Minster and incoming to St John's College Cambridge - gives Sammy and Robert some context on Lent while they listen to plangent and powerful tracks by Dobrinka Tabakova, Buxtehude, Tallis (natch) and Bairstow. (THIS EPISODE DOES NOT CONTAIN JAMES MACMILLAN'S MISERERE. BUT IT SHOULD.)Follow Victoria Johnson on XFollow Dobrinka Tabakova on XTRACKS : (1) Edward Bairstow - The Lamentations; The Choir of York Minster / Philip Moore - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3TrCyxI (2) Thomas Tallis - Lamentations of Jeremiah; Aperi Animam / Daniel Koplitz (3) Dietrich Buxtehude - Membra Jesu Nostri (excerpt); Ricercar Consort / Philippe Pierlot - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3Peeb4a (4) Dobrinka Tabakova - Turn Our Captivity, O Lord; The Sixteen / Harry Christophers - Listen on Apple Music https://apple.co/3V9JGQsFor more about the podcast and to Donate head to www.choralchihuahua.comSupport the show on Patreon www.patreon.com/ChoralChihuahua