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VPR Choral Hour 5/22 & 5/24: A Bouquet of English and Irish Composers

Eric Brooks is the guest host of the VPR Choral Hour

This week on the VPR Choral Hour, Eric Brooks brings us a garden of English and Irish composers, with works of Gustav Holst, Herbert Howells, and Charles Villiers Stanford. The singalong this week is Ralph Vaughan Williams's great choral masterpiece, the Mass in g.

Tune in Sunday morning at 11 and for the rebroadcast Tuesday evening at 8.

Download the music for the singalong here:

Ralph Vaughan Williams - Mass in g

VPR Classical’s morning host, Helen Lyons, is a Williston native. She holds a BA in Music from Wellesley College and Artist Diplomas from the Royal Academy of Music in London, and College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. She has enjoyed an international singing career spanning three continents, performing in Europe, China, The Philippines and the USA.