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The 70th Year / Priddy, Texas Boys Choir


Release Date: 05/19/2017 
Label:  Mark Records   Catalog #: 52370  
Composer:  Felix MendelssohnAntonio VivaldiTimothy C. TakachBenjamin Britten,   ... 
Performer:  John TarverJohn Ferraro
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys ChoirTexas Camerata
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Texas Boys Choir’s (TBC) mission is to be a world-class boychoir, to develop personal excellence and to inspire a lifelong passion for choral artistry. Since its founding in 1946, TBC has toured regularly, both nationally and abroad, performing for significant world leaders, as well as thousands of listeners via concerts and appearances on National Television and radio broadcasts. The two-time Grammy© Award-winning choir has produced more than 40 professional recordings with Columbia, Decca, Mark Masters and other independent labels. S. Bryan Priddy began his tenure as Artistic Director of Texas Boys Choir in August of 2008. He holds music degrees from Georgia State University. The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, and the Eastman Read more School of Music. Under his leadership, TBC has recorded six new albums. Past and future invitations for the choir to perform include: 2013 National ACDA, 2013 TCDA, 2013 Southwest ACDA, 2017 National ACDA, and 2018 National OAKE. Christmas Voices is the second of four new audio recordings to be released as a result of a recent five-year recording effort called the Legacy Project. Underwritten by a generous grant from the Jill & Charles Fischer Foundation, the Legacy Project’s purpose is to make possible high-caliber recordings of music suited for boys’ voices and performed by the Texas Boys Choir, often accompanied by highly-skilled instrumentalists from Texas Camerata and the Fort Worth and Dallas Symphony Orchestras. Musical genres from Chant to Modern music are included, with special emphasis on Baroque works and excerpts using period instruments, at Baroque pitch, and with boy soloists. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Elijah, Op. 70: Above him stood the Seraphim by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1846-1847; Germany 
2.
Anthems (6), Op. 79: no 1, Frohlocket, ihr Volker auf Erden by Felix Mendelssohn
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1843; Germany 
3.
Gloria in D major, RV 589 by Antonio Vivaldi
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir,  Texas Camerata
Period: Baroque 
Written: Venice, Italy 
4.
Salve Regina by Timothy C. Takach
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2013; United States 
5.
Missa Brevis in D major, Op. 63 by Benjamin Britten
Performer:  John Tarver (Organ)
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; England 
6.
The Lark: Choruses by Leonard Bernstein
Performer:  John Ferraro (Percussion)
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
7.
Nocturnes for Chorus and Piano: no 3, Sure on this shining night by Morten Lauridsen
Performer:  John Tarver (Piano)
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Written: 2005; United States 
8.
Old American Songs, Set 2: Zion's Walls by Aaron Copland
Performer:  John Tarver (Piano)
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
9.
We Are Not Alone by Pepper Choplin
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
10.
Ezekiel Saw de Wheel by Traditional
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: United States of Ame 
Notes: arr. William L. Dawson 
11.
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning by Traditional
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir
Notes: arr. Timothy C. Takach 
12.
Elijah Rock, spiritual setting for chorus by Moses Hogan
Conductor:  S. Bryan Priddy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Texas Boys Choir

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