The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

Sunday, 6 - 7pm

The Lyric Feature Sunday 7 January 2018

The Lyric Feature is RTÉ lyric fm's weekly documentary and music feature programme. Programmes are produced in house by RTÉ lyric fm staff or in collaboration with independent production companies. Subject matter varies from week to week but most of the programmes aim to provide insight into music and music making.

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The Lyric Feature

Ian Fox traces the colourful history of the chorus in opera, from its earliest days at the start of the 17th century, to the present day.

The Lyric Feature: A Chorus of Approval 1

The Lyric Feature: A Chorus of Approval 1

Ian Fox traces the colourful history of the chorus in opera, from its' earliest days at the start of the 17th century, to the present day

Music Played on the Show

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Title: Prelude To Orfeo

Composer: MONTEVERDI

Performer(s): New London Consort Cond. Pickett

Duration: 1:28

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Title: Historia Der Geburt Jesu

Composer: SCHUTZ

Performer(s): Kammerchor Stuttgart Cond. Frieder Bernius

Duration: 2:19

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Title: Orfeo Ed Euridice – Finale

Composer: GLUCK

Performer(s): Monteverdi Choir Lyons Opera Orchestra Cond. Gardiner

Duration: 2:28

00:00

Title: Orlando Paladino – Finale

Composer: HAYDN

Performer(s): George Shirley, Lausanne Choir & Orchestra Cond. Dorati

Duration: 2:41

00:00

Title: Let Us Flee – Idomeneo

Composer: MOZART

Performer(s): Edinburg Chorus, Scottish Chamber Orchestra Cond. Mackerras

Duration: 1:40

00:00

Title: O Isis Und Osiris = Zauberfloete

Composer: MOZART

Performer(s): Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra Cond. Klemperer

Duration: 3:12

00:00

Title: O Welche Lust – Fidelio

Composer: BEETHOVEN

Performer(s): Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra Cond. Klemperer

Duration: 2:50

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Title: Hunter's Chorus – Der Freischutz

Composer: WEBER

Performer(s): Leipzing Chorus, Staatskapelle Dresden Cond. Kleiber

Duration: 2:29

00:00

Title: Sailors Chorus – Flying Dutchman

Composer: WAGNER

Performer(s): Budapest Radio Chorus, Orf Vienna Cond. Steinberg

Duration: 2:12

00:00

Title: Wedding March – Lohengrin

Composer: WAGNER

Performer(s): Vienna Opera Chorus & Vienna Philharmonic

Duration: 1:45

00:00

Title: Peasants' Chorus – The Bartered Bride

Composer: SMETANA

Performer(s): Prague Radio Chorus & Orchestra Cond. Ancerl

Duration: 3:20

00:00

Title: Coronation March -Boris Godunov

Composer: MUSSORGSKY

Performer(s): Sofia Opera Chorus & Orchestra Cond. Cluytens

Duration: 3:16

00:00

Title: Waltz – Eugene Onegin

Composer: TCHAIKOVSKY

Performer(s): Chorus & Orchestra Welsh National Opera Cond. Mackerras

Duration: 1:45

00:00

Title: Alabama Song – Mahagonny

Composer: WEILL

Performer(s): Lotte Lenya, North German Radio Choir & Orchestra Cond. Bruckner-Ruggeberg

Duration: 4:13

00:00

Title: Lady Macbeth Of Mtensk

Composer: SHOSTAKOVICH

Performer(s): Taru Valjakka, Ambrosian Chrosu & London Philharmonic Cond. Rostropovich

Duration: 2:10

00:00

Title: Ach Da Hangt Der Mond – Der Mond

Composer: ORFF

Performer(s): Philharmonia Chorus & Orchestra Cond. Sawallisch

Duration: 3:37

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