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Ensemble

Richly Sonorous

Derby Bach Choir joins forces with Derventio Brass
for music by Schütz, Bruckner, Elgar, Walton,
Parry, Monteverdi and Rutter,
heard by MIKE WHEELER

 

Hearing a choral society in a programme of contrasting shorter choral pieces makes a nice change from the usual blockbusters.

Derby Bach Choir and conductor Richard Roddis joined by Derventio Brass, conductor David Blackwell (Derby Cathedral, Derby, UK, 18 November 2017), opened with a richly sonorous account of Schütz's Psalm 150. The spatial effect of the double choir set-up was effectively realised, as was the occasional use of solo voices...

Copyright © 12 December 2017 Mike Wheeler,
Derby UK

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HEINRICH SCHUETZ

ANTON BRUCKNER

EDWARD ELGAR

WILLIAM WALTON

CHARLES HUBERT HASTINGS PARRY

CLAUDIO MONTEVERDI

DERBY BACH CHOIR

RICHARD RODDIS

DERBY CATHEDRAL

DERBY

UNITED KINGDOM

BRASS MUSIC

CHORAL MUSIC

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