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.
Gerald Finzi: Seven Poems of Robert Bridges
Francis Poulenc: Five Motets for a Time of Penitence
Polyphony; Stephen Layton, conductor
Eric Whitacre: Alleluia
Eric Whitacre Singers; Eric Whitacre, conductor
Cyrillus Kreek: Psalms of David
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir; Paul Hillier, conductor
Johannes Brahms: Five Choral Songs, op. 104
Monteverdi Choir; John Eliot Gardiner, conductor