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     The Choir's repertoire consists of contemporary and classical secular and religious music. Compositions performed with orchestra accompaniment constitute a significant part of the choir's repertoire.

The following pieces are performed:

Requiem by Mozart

Requiem, Mass Cum Jubilo by Duruflè

Requiem by Cherubini

The War Requiem by Britten

Dido and Aeneas by Purcell

Judas Maccabeaus, Belsazar by Händel

Gloria, Stabat Mater by Poulenc

Die Jahreszeiten by Haydn

Alexander Nevsky by Prokofiev

Spring by Rachmaninov

Cantatas #21, 106, 140, 150, 196, Magnificat by Bach

Symphonies #2, 3, 8 by Mahler

The Music Makers by Elgar

Magnificat by Rutter

Stabat Mater by Pergolesi

Tosca by Puccini

La domnation de Faust by Berlioz

Execution of Stepan Razin by Shostakovich

Don't touch a Blue Globe by Balsys

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     The choir has given numerous performances on radio and television as well as recorded about 30 LPs and 5 CDs. A lot of its performance's where given together with the Lithuanian Chamber orchestra (S.Sondeckis), Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra (J.Domarkas) and Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra (G.Rinkevicius), as well as with orchestras from other countries, such as Moscow Radio, Israel Philharmonic, Warsaw Radio, St.Petersburg Philharmonic Symphony Orchestras, conducted by V.Fedoseyev, N.Sheriff, G.Bertini, V.Ponkin.

The choir's most talented singers continue their studies at the Academy of Music and become professional musicians.

About 25 LP were recorded during soviet times by the Melodya Recording Company. A few of them are listed below:

Don't touch a Blue Globe by E.Balsys. Oratorio for boychoir: three soloists, two pianos, contrabass and drums. The Àzuoliukas Boys' Choir with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra. J.Domarkas, Director (33D-028709-10).

Judas Maccabeaus by G.F.Händel.fragments. The Àzuoliukas Boys' Choir with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra, J.Domarkas, Director (33C10-08597-98)

Requiem c-moll by L.Cerubini.The Àzuoliukas Boys' Choir, B.Vasiliauskas, organ. V.Miskinis, Director (C10-10661-2).

Requiem by M.Durufle.The Àzuoliukas Boys' Choir with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra. J.Domarkas, Director (C10-18741-2).

Gloria by F.Poulenc. The Àzuoliukas Boys' Choir with the Lithuanian National Symphony Orchestra. J.Domarkas, Director (C10-21985-000).

A few CD's have also been recorded:

Terra et coeli. The Àzuoliukas Boys' Choir. Organ:Bernardas Vasiliauskas. Conductor: Vytautas Miskinis (JAD C 082).

    Visions of Semaitija by A.Martinaitis
    Nocturne by S.Taneyev
    Ne veter, veya s vysoty..., a Romance by N.Rimsky-Korsakov
    Le temps Chemine by B.Andrès
    The blue bird by Ch.V.Stanford
    Here's that rainy day by J.van Heusen
    Exultate Deo by A.Scarlatti
    Notre Père by M.Duruflé
    Ave Maria by J.Busto
    Salve Regina by J.Kalcas
    Salve Regina by P.Eben
    Ave maris stella by T.Kverno
    Cantique by G.Fauré.

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Maurice Duruflé. Requiem/Quatre motets a capella sur des thèmes grégoriens. Orchestre Symphonique de Lithuanie, Choeur de garcons de Vilnius "Azuoliukas". Direction: Vytautas Miskinis (JAD C 033/JAD K 033).

Distribution: STUDIO S.M. 3, rue Nicolas Chuquet 75017 PARIS

Juozas Naujalis Missa in honorem Sancti Casimiri. Choeur de garcons de Vilnius "Azuoliukas". Direction: Vytautas Miskinis (JAD C 074/JAD K 074).

Distribution: STUDIO S.M. 3, rue Nicolas Chuquet 75017 PARIS

Maurice Duruflè. Messe "Cum Jubilo" op 11. Quatre motets a capella sur des thèmes grégoriens. Choeur Azuoliukas - Direction: Vytautas Miskinis.

Distribution: France - USA: harmonia mundi s.a.
Autres pays: BMG Classics

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