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On the latest episode of Brian's Picks, composer Paul Mealor joins Brian Newhouse in the studio for music and conversation. Mealor shares recordings of four compositions as well as the stories behind their inspiration, including how he came to write Ubi Caritas for the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton in 2011. Recordings feature Tenebrae, the Cambridge Singers, Voces8, and the Sonux Ensemble.
ProgramAve Maria, performed by Tenebrae and conductor Nigel Short
Ubi Caritas, performed by the Cambridge Singers and conductor John Rutter
Locus Iste, performed by Voces8
I Saw Eternity, performed by the Sonux Ensemble, Stefan Kuchel (soprano saxophone), and Henry Muhl (wind chimes)