The Lyric Feature

The Lyric Feature

Sunday, 6 - 7pm

The Lyric Feature Sunday 14 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 2

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: Huntsmen's Chorus – Venus & Adonis

Composer: BLOW

Performer(s): New London Consort Cond. Pickett

Duration: 2:45

00:00

Title: Witches Chorus – Dido & Aeneas

Composer: PURCELL

Performer(s): European Voices, Concert D'Astree Cond. Halsey

Duration: 2:11

00:00

Title: Acis & Galatea – Wretched Lovers

Composer: HANDEL

Performer(s): Les Arts Florrissants Cond. Christie

Duration: 4:21

00:00

Title: Fill Every Glass – Beggars Opera

Composer: GAY

Performer(s): Alexander Young, Pro Arte Chorus & Orchestra Cond Sargent

Duration: 2:35

00:00

Title: In The Gypsy's Life – The Bohemian Girl

Composer: BALFE

Performer(s): Rte Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra Cond. Bonynge

Duration: 2:05

00:00

Title: Angelus – Maritana

Composer: WALLACE

Performer(s): Rte Philharmonic Choir & Orchestra Cond. Duinn

Duration: 3:16

00:00

Title: A Nice Dilemma – Trial By Jury

Composer: SULLIVAN

Performer(s): George Baker & Cast, Glyndbourne Festival Chorus . Pro Arte Orchestra Cond. Sargent

Duration: 2:32

00:00

Title: La Calinda – Koanga

Composer: DELIUS

Performer(s): Claudia Lindsey, Alldis Choir, London Symphony Cond. Groves

Duration: 4:00

00:00

Title: I Aint Got No Shame – Porgy & Bess

Composer: GERSHWIN

Performer(s): Glyndebourne Chrous & London Philharmonic Cond. Rattle

Duration: 1:57

00:00

Title: Storm Scene – Peter Grimes

Composer: BRITTEN

Performer(s): Cast, Chorus And Orchestra Covent Garden Cond. Britten

Duration: 4:07

00:00

Title: The Sun Is Bright – The Rakes Progress

Composer: STRAVINSKY

Performer(s): Cast, Sadlers Wells Chorus & Royal Philharmonic Cond. Stravinsky

Duration: 2:27

00:00

Title: Jet Song – West Side Story

Composer: BERNSTEIN

Performer(s): Kurt Ollman, Chorus & Orchestra Cond. Bernstein

Duration: 3:11

00:00

Title: Soldiers Of Heaven – Nixon In China

Composer: ADAMS

Performer(s): Chorus & Orchestra St Lukes Cond. Waart

Duration: 2:48

00:00

Title: He Will Gather Us Around – Dead Man Walking

Composer: HEGGIE

Performer(s): San Francisco Oepra Chorus & Orchestra Cond. Waart

Duration: 4:00

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