CHORUSES/CHOIRS OF FRANCE AND ENGLAND

16 voices and piano

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CHORUSES/CHOIRS OF FRANCE AND ENGLAND

16 voices and piano

Contrasting or bringing together the great French and English names of vocal music from the 20th century, is like immersing yourself in two musical worlds, which have their roots in very different musicological and historical contexts.

FAURE Gabriel – Cantique de Jean Racine / choeur mixte et piano – 5'
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Ralph – Three Elizabethan Songs / choeur mixte a capella – 6'
DEBUSSY Claude – La Cathédrale engloutie / piano solo – 7'
HOWELLS Herbert – Sing Lullaby / choeur mixte a capella – 4'
BRITTEN Benjamin – A ceremony of carols / choeur de femmes et piano – There is no rose… (pièce n°3)
BRITTEN Benjamin – A ceremony of carols / choeur de femmes et piano – That youngë child… (pièce
n°4a)
BRITTEN Benjamin – A ceremony of carols / choeur de femmes et piano – This little Babe… (pièce n°6)

PAUSE

POULENC Francis – Quatre petites prières de Saint-François d'Assise / choeur d'hommes a capella – 8'
VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Ralph – Three Shakespeare Songs / choeur mixte a capella – 7' / TUTTI
DUTILLEUX Henri – D'ombre et de silence (1er prélude) / piano solo – 3'05
ADES Thomas – The Fairfax carol / choeur mixte a capella – 4'30 / TUTTI
HERSANT Philippe – Ephémères (extraits) / piano solo – 2'
HERSANT Philippe – Méandres sans fin / choeur mixte et piano - 4'