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American Voices / Saint Thomas Choir of Men & Boys


Release Date: 04/28/2017 
Label:  Resonus Classics   Catalog #: 10187  
Composer:  Leonard BernsteinRandall ThompsonAaron CoplandNico Muhly,   ... 
Conductor:  John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Continuing their ongoing series with Resonus Classics, 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. World premiere recordings from Muhly (Bright Mass with Canons) and Daniel Castellanos (Eternal Light) are featured on this release. The Saint Thomas Choir of Men and Boys is considered by many to be the leading ensemble of its Read more kind in the Anglican choral tradition in the United States. The Choir performs regularly with Orchestra of St. Luke’s or with the period instrument ensemble, Concert Royal, as part of its own concert series. Its primary raison d’etre, however, is to provide music for five choral services each week. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Chichester Psalms by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
2.
Alleluia by Randall Thompson
Conductor:  John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
3.
In the Beginning by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 
4.
Bright Mass with Canons by Nico Muhly
Conductor:  John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
5.
Agnus Dei, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
6.
Eternal Light by Daniel Castellanos
Conductor:  John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
7.
Sing my soul his wondrous love by Ned Rorem
Conductor:  John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
8.
O God, My Heart is Ready by Ned Rorem
Conductor:  John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
9.
Deep River, for chorus by Gerre Hancock
Conductor:  John Scott
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Thomas Choir of Men & Boys
Period: Contemporary 

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