Category Archives: Choir

Bach – Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (Vocalconsort Berlin)

German Baroque music ensemble Vocalconsort Berlin performs Johann Sebastian Bach’s Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (Sing unto the Lord a new song, BWV 225), the motet first performed in Leipzig around 1727. Choirmaster: Daniel Reuss. Recorded during the Bach day at the Organization of Early Music. January 29, 2012.
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Mozart – Requiem (Claudio Abbado)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem Mass in D minor (K. 626), Lucerne Festival Orchestra and Chöre des Bayerischen sowie des Schwedischen Rundfunks conducted by Claudio Abbado. Soprano: Juliane Banse, Anna Prohaska. Alto: Sara Mingardo. Tenor: Maximilian Schmitt. Bass: René Pape.
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The Cossacks Ride Over the Danube (Alexandrov Ensemble)

“The Cossacks Ride Over the Danube” is a famous Ukrainian folk song. Here it is played and sung by the Russian Alexandrov ensemble (also known as the “Red Army Chorus”). The Alexandrov Ensemble has entertained audiences both in Russia and throughout the world, performing a range of music including folk tunes, hymns, operatic arias, and popular music.
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Moscow Nights – Anna Netrebko & Dmitri Hvorostovsky

Russian operatic soprano Anna Netrebko and Russian operatic baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky sings “Moscow Nights”, live in Moscow. The Grand Choir “Masters of Choral Singing”, conductor Lev Kontorovich with State Symphony Orchestra of Russia, conductor Constantine Orbelian. Red Square Concert, June 19, 2013.
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Angel City Chorale sings “Baba Yetu”

“Baba Yetu” is the hit theme to Civilization IV PC game, composed by Christopher Tin and featured on the Grammy-winning album ‘Calling All Dawns’. It is the first video game piece to ever win a Grammy award, for “Best Instrumental Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)”. It is originally performed by the Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (you can also watch the original video below the page).
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