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Osprey Nest - Bywyd Gwyllt Glaslyn (mp4)

Ospreys are Mrs G and Aran - Mrs G is the oldest breeding female in Wales and has been breeding here since 2004.

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Added by SteveB (Admin) on 03/05/2021 (ID: 192)

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Counting Music - Chris Lawry (mp4)

A quirky concert item. Really quite cleaver and inventive.

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Added by SteveB (Admin) on 11/04/2021 (ID: 190)

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O Jesu Christ, mein's Lebens Licht BWV118 (mp4)

John Eliot Gardiner. English Baroque Soloists. Monteverdi Choir

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Added by SteveB (Admin) on 31/03/2021 (ID: 189)

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Swedish Rhapsody No. 1 Op. 19 (1903) - Hugo Alfven (mp4)

You may recognise parts of this masterpiece. Really well orchestrated.

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Added by SteveB (Admin) on 17/03/2021 (ID: 188)

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Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied - Bach (mp4)

Mottetto. BWV 225. Pure joy and I urge you to put the headphones on and escape for 12 minutes. Note the use of soprano, alto and tenor clefs for pitching middle C on the stave, so useful for the clarity and relative simplicity in the score and pitching many vocal parts across a wide range. Sadly we don't use these clefs much in vocal music today.

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Added by SteveB (Admin) on 27/02/2021 (ID: 186)

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Jerusalem - Parry (mp4)

Words by William Blake. Music by C.H.H.Parry. Orchestrated by Edward Elgar.

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Added by SteveB (Admin) on 06/02/2021 (ID: 161)

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The Lord bless you and keep you - John Rutter (mp4)

The Cambridge Singers and London Sinfonia

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Added by SteveB (Admin) on 28/01/2021 (ID: 159)

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Mass in B minor - J.S. Bach (mp4)

How such music is created by a human being is beyond me. Note the volume levels when listening to Bach - turn it down a notch or two! Try and listen to ALL the vocal parts (SATB).

Choir of the English Concert The English Concert, Harry Bicket conductor, Proms 2012.

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Added by SteveB (Admin) on 08/01/2021 (ID: 155)

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Overture to Tannhauser - Wagner (mp4)

Organ arrangement performed and arranged by the brilliant Nathan Laube. I can't even begin to explain how complex this is to perform. Brilliant!

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Added by SteveB (Admin) on 07/01/2021 (ID: 154)

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O magnum mysterium - Victoria (mp4)

The Cambridge Singers

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Added by Steve B (Admin) on 21/12/2020 (ID: 153)



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