National Youth Choir Recordings was established in 2015. It shows the full breadth of music sung by the UK's finest young singers aged 9-25 as well as our Fellowship Ensemble and alumni.

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The Alphabet

Gyšrgy Ligeti

National Youth Choir of Great Britain
Ben Parry (conductor)

Released 15 September 2023

Recorded to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ligeti's birth, this track commemorates the life of one of the most significant composers of the 1900s. In this premiere choral recording, the best young singers in the UK bring the otherworldly soundscape to life, managing to make each letter of 'The Alphabet' sing.

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Track list

1. Nonsense Madrigals: III. The Alphabet (Gyšrgy Ligeti) - 03:43

Recorded at St. Barnabas, Ealing (12 August 2023)

Production Team

Producer: John Rutter
Engineer: John Rutter & Josh Quinlan

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