25Dec16 Bach Christmas Cantata 63

BachListen again to Chris Whiting celebrating Christmas and Christs birth and presenting J S Bach Christmas Cantata 63 “Christians engrave this day” on Southern FM 88.3. The program is Songs of Hope. Chris presented this on Christmas Day 2016. The choir is Dunedin Consort. Play time is 47 minutes.

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Three cantatas

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We are also podcasting three Christian cantatas from Mozart, Handel and Bach. They are presented by Chris Whiting and were broadcast on 13Nov16 on 88.3 Southern FM.

  • ‘Cantiam le glorie’ from David Penitente by W A Mozart – Neville Mariner with the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart and the Sudfunk Choir
  • ‘Hallelujah Chorus’ from F Handel’s Messiah (HWV 56) – Antony Walker with The Orchestra of The Antipodes and the choir Cantillation
  • ‘O selger tag’ from J S Bach’s First Christmas Vespers (BWV 600) – John Butt & Dunedin Consort

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St John Passion podcast

On Good Friday (25Mar2016) Songs of Hope presented a special program to mark Good Friday. Chris Whiting broadcast excerpts from “St John Passion” of Christ by J S Bach. The recording was by Kings College Choir in Cambridge. The soloists were:

  • Evangelist John – Mark Ainslie
  • Christ – Stephen Richardson
  • Alto – Michael Chance
  • Tenor – Paul Agnew

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