The world premiere of The King Dances gets us perfectly in the mood for Carmina Burana
, as fresh, inventive and powerful now as two decades ago.
will be performed with a 65-piece orchestra, 80-voice adult choir, a 30-member children's choir and three vocal soloists in the second half of the concert.
Mr Auld, an organist and conductor, was the former musical director of the Manama Singers and introduced some great choral repertoire to Bahrain including Verdi's Requiem, Orff's Carmina Burana
, Brahms' A German Requiem, Puccini's Messa Di Gloria and Fanshawe's African Sanctus.
It wasn't until I studied music at school that I learned the Old Spice song was actually from something called Carmina Burana
and that the Hovis theme tune was knocked out by a guy named Dvorak.
It had its world premiere, along with his Carmina Burana
- his very first work with BRB - at Birmingham Hippodrome yesterday.
Which German composer wrote the highly popular cantata Carmina Burana
The audience in Windhoek was amazed by the mixture of songs of the Carmina Burana
with Namibian folk songs.
Works included O Fortuna, from Carmina Burana
by Carl Orff; The Hallelujah Chorus from Handel's Messiah; a new piece by Alan Simmons called All We Want; and the wellknown favourites Jerusalem and Land of Hope and Glory, complete with flags and streamers.
After watching the scantily-clad group perform to the soundtrack Carmina Burana
, the judges queued up to pay tribute.
Anton and Erin seem to float across the floor as they turn and lift in the waltz and quickstep, while a tango set to Carl Orff's Carmina Burana
von Carl Orff: Entstehung--Wirkung--Text.
The choristers sang O Fortuna from Carmina Burana
and I Want You Back by the Jackson 5.