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What's on Great Sacred Music, July 8, 2012

Location: North Carolina, USA
Choir type: Choirs with Religious Affiliation
Josef Haydn's masterpiece The Creation is our featured work this week on Great Sacred Music.
The music is sublime yet always accessible in Haydn's signature style.
The libretto is taken from Genesis, Psalms and John Milton's Paradise Lost.
Rob Kennedy
Great Sacred Music
The Classical Station
Cesar Franck: Panis angelicus
Accentus, Laurence Equilbey
Pavol Breslik, tenor; Sonia Wieder-Atherton,
cello; Daniel Maurer, organ

Orlando Gibbons: See, see, the word is incarnate
Stile Antico; Fretwork

Alessandro Melani: Laudate pueri
Concerto Italiano, Rinaldo Alessandrini
Rinaldo Alessandrini, organ

Don Carlo Gesualdo: O vos omnes
Chanticleer, Joseph Jennings

Einojuhani Rautavaara: Hymn of Thanksgiving ~ All Night Vigil in Memory of St. John the

Finnish Radio Chamber Choir, Timo Nuoranne

Felix Mendelssohn: O Haupt voll Blut und Wunden
Chamber Choir of Europe; Wurttemberg Philharmonic, Nicol Matt
Raimund Spogis, baritone

Charles Wood
O Thou the central orb
Guildford Cathedral Choir
Andrew Millington
Peter Wright, organ

J.S. Bach: Cantata 88, "Siehe, ich will viel Fischer aussenden"
Holland Boys' Choir; Netherlands Bach Collegium, Pieter Jan Leusink
Ruth Holton, soprano; Sytse Buwalde, alto;
Marcel Beekman, tenor; Bas Ramselaar, bass

Josef Haydn: The Creation (Die Schopfung)
Monteverdi Choir; English Baroque Soloists, Sir John Eliot Gardiner
Sylvia McNair, soprano; Donna Brown, soprano;
Michael Schade, tenor; Gerald Finley, bass; Ronald Gilfry, bass