Morning Glories: Global Choral Traditions

April 15, 2013

ST. PAUL, Minn. — Every weekday morning at 10 a.m., the hosts at Classical MPR play a stand-out work based on the theme for the week. We call them Morning Glories.

This week's Morning Glories of unaccompanied choral works explore five choral traditions from different parts of the globe: England, France, America, Estonia, and Germany.

Monday

Gerald Finzi: Seven Poems of Robert Bridges

Musica Intima

Tuesday

Francis Poulenc: Five Motets for a Time of Penitence

Polyphony; Stephen Layton, conductor

Wednesday

Eric Whitacre: Alleluia

Eric Whitacre Singers; Eric Whitacre, conductor

Thursday

Cyrillus Kreek: Psalms of David

Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Paul Hillier, conductor

Friday

Johannes Brahms: Five Choral Songs, op. 104

Monteverdi Choir; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor

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  • Morning, Noon, and Night in Vienna (Morgen, Mittag, Abend in Wien) 2:06 Franz von Suppe
    Vienna Philharmonic
    John Eliot Gardiner
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    Xuefei Yang, guitar
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