Sounds Choral

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

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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.

Join host Amanda Quist, chair of the Department of Conducting, Organ and Sacred Music at Westminster Choir College of Rider University, for this week's Sounds Choral. She will share recordings of Handel's choral music, including Dixit Dominus and Chandos Anthem "Let God Arise." Tune in Sunday (1/28) at 2 pm.

Host Ryan Brandau will explore the seven cantatas that make up this German Baroque masterpiece by Dietrich Buxtehude- Membra Jesu Nostri or The Limbs of our Jesus.

Host: Dr. Amanda Quist

Enjoy this Christmas Eve edition of Sounds Choral as Ryan James Brandau continues his exploration of the Christmas music of JS Bach this week on Sounds Choral, Sunday (12/24) at 2 pm.

Host Ryan James Brandau begins a two-week series devoted to the Christmas music of JS Bach on Sounds Choral this week at 2 pm.

Brandau is a professor at Westminster Choir College and artistic director of Princeton Pro Musica.

Westminster Choir College's Readings and Carols is celebrating its 25th anniversary season, and Sounds Choral this Sunday (12/10 at 2 pm) looks back on this treasured Princeton musical tradition. Westminster Professor James Jordan, director of the Westminster Conducting Institute, is joined by Kathleen Ebling Shaw, director of the Westminster Concert Bell Choir, as they share recordings from past years.

Gabriel Crouch, director of choral activities at Princeton University, continues his exploration of Joby Talbot's Path of Miracles this Sunday (12/3) on Sounds Choral. Tune in Sunday at 2 pm.

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