Sounds Choral

Sundays at 2 pm
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A weekly exploration into the colorful world of choral music.

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Join Amanda Quist, associate professor of conducting and chair of conducting, organ and sacred music at Westminster Choir College, as she hosts this week's Sounds Choral Sunday at 2 pm, sampling some symphonic psalms and prayers from a new release by the ensemble Tenebrae.

Ryan James Brandau, artistic director of Princeton Pro Musica and adjunct assistant professor at Westminster Choir College, shares some of his favorite Easter motets and anthems this Sunday (4/1) on Sounds Choral. Tune in at 2 pm to hear Easter music from the Renaissance era and 19th and 20th centuries, plus Baroque works by Bach and Handel.

This Sunday on Sounds Choral (3/25), Amanda Quist, associate professor and chair of the Conducting, Organ and Sacred Music department at Westminster Choir College, surveys Mozart's Requiem. Tune in at 2 pm.

Host Gabriel Crouch presents some of the choral treasures of 17th century Italy by Carlo Gesualdo on Sounds Choral this Sunday (3/18) at 2 pm.

James Jordan, Westminster Choir College Professor and director of the Westminster Conducting Institute, continues his survey of the new CD "Silence into Light," recorded by Westminster Williamson Voices, this Sunday (3/11 at 2 pm) with a focus on Arvo Part's Kanon Pokajanen.

This Sunday (3/4) on Sounds Choral, join host James Jordan, Westminster professor and director of the Westminster Choral Institute, as he features selections from the latest release by the Westminster Williamson Voices, Silence into Light. Tune in Sunday at 2 pm. 

This Sunday on Sounds Choral (2/25), host Ryan Brandau surveys recordings of Monteverdi's Vespers 1610.  Tune in at 2 pm.

Your host for Sounds Choral Sunday (2/18), Ryan Brandau, will present Hubert Parry's Songs of Farewell, in tribute to the 100th centennial of Parry's death. Tune in at 2 pm.

Brandau is Artistic Director of Princeton Pro Music and and adjunct assistant professor at Westminster Choir College.

Join host James Jordan, Westminster Choir College professor and director of the Westminster Conducting Institute, this Sunday (2/11) on Sounds Choral for an interview with composer James Whitbourn about his work Annelies, based on the diary of Anne Frank.

Gabriel Crouch, director of choral activities at Princeton University, is the host for Sounds Choral this week - join him as he explores a decade in the life of Francis Poulenc and the choral music that resulted. That's Sunday at 2 pm.

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