American Voices: American Choral Works

American Voices: American Choral Works

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Total playing time [74:18]

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Saint Thomas Choir of Men & Boys
John Scott (conductor)

Continuing their ongoing series with Resonus, the Saint Thomas Choir of Men & Boys, Fifth Avenue, New York and conductor John Scott release an album of celebrated as well as more recent American choral music.

Featuring music from the last seven decades, this engrossing recording celebrates the very best of American choral works with music from Leonard Bernstein, Randall Thompson, Aaron Copland, Nico Muhly, Samuel Barber, Daniel Castellanos, Ned Rorem, and former Saint Thomas music director Gerre Hancock.

Album Booklet (PDF)

Tracklist

Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Chichester Psalms
1. Psalm 108, v 2; Psalm 100, entire
2. Psalm 23, entire; Psalm 2, vv 1-4
3. Psalm 131, entire; Psalm 133, v 1

Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
4. Alleluia

Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
5. In The Beginning

Nico Muhly (b. 1981)
Bright Mass with Canons
6. Kyrie
7. Gloria
8. Sanctus and Benedictus
9. Agnus Dei

Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
10. Agnus Dei

Daniel Castellanos (b. 1995)
11. Eternal Light

Ned Rorem (b. 1923)
12. Sing My Soul
13. O God, My Heart is Ready

arr. Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)
14. Deep River

'This is an interesting, very enjoyable and expertly performed programme'

- MusicWeb International

'Nico Muhly's Bright Mass with Canons shines in this collection of seven decades of choral music'
BBC Music Magazine

'This is an interesting, very enjoyable and expertly performed programme'
MusicWeb International

'The recording beautifully captures the choir in performances of conviction and emotion. A lovely production.'
Lark Reviews

Credits
© 2017 Resonus Limited
Ⓟ 2017 Saint Thomas Church under
exclusive licence to Resonus Limited
Catalogue No. RES10187
Producer: Malcolm Bruno
Engineer: John C. Baker
Remastering Engineer: Adam Binks
EAN: 5060262790922