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The Essential Mormon Tabernacle Choir


Release Date: 05/23/2006 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 80317   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Richard RodgersJohn BarryTraditionalAntonín Dvorák,   ... 
Performer:  Frank AsperAlexander SchreinerRobert CundickSherrill Milnes,   ... 
Conductor:  Arthur HarrisRichard P. CondieEugene OrmandyJerold Ottley,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony OrchestraMormon Tabernacle ChoirPhiladelphia Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 27 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) for chorus by various composers. Ensemble: Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Includes work(s) for chorus by various composers. Ensemble: Mormon Tabernacle Choir. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
The Sound of Music: The sound of music by Richard Rodgers
Conductor:  Arthur Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
2.
Oklahoma!: Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin' by Richard Rodgers
Conductor:  Arthur Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 4 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Born Free: Born free by John Barry
Conductor:  Arthur Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
4.
He's got the whole world in His hands by Traditional
Conductor:  Richard P. Condie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Goin' Home by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Frank Asper (Organ), Alexander Schreiner (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard P. Condie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1922; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
6.
All through the night by Traditional
Conductor:  Richard P. Condie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Written: Wales, UK 
Length: 2 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Language: English 
7.
Danny Boy "Londonderry Air" by Traditional
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Written: Ireland 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
8.
The Music Man: Seventy-Six Trombones by Meredith Willson
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Language: English 
9.
Bist du bei mir by Gottfried H. Stölzel
Performer:  Frank Asper (Organ), Alexander Schreiner (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard P. Condie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Baroque 
Length: 2 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Language: English 
10.
Old American Songs, Set 1: Simple Gifts by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir,  Utah Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Date of Recording: 1985 
Venue:  Tabernacle, Salt Lake City, Utah 
Length: 1 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
11.
Battle Hymn of the Republic by Traditional
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Length: 4 Minutes 41 Secs. 
Language: English 
12.
(The) Lord's Prayer by Albert Hay Malotte
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 14 Secs. 
Language: English 
13.
Bless this house by May Brahe
Performer:  Robert Cundick (Organ), Frank Asper (Organ), Alexander Schreiner (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard P. Condie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: England 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Language: English 
14.
Ave Maria by Charles Gounod
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1859; France 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Language: English 
15.
Pinocchio: When you wish upon a star by Leigh Harline
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
16.
Pinocchio: Hi-diddle-dee-dee "An actor's life for me" by Leigh Harline
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940 
Length: 4 Minutes 55 Secs. 
Language: English 
17.
Man of La Mancha: The Impossible Dream by Mitchell Leigh
Conductor:  Arthur Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1965; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
18.
Wizard of Oz: Over the Rainbow by Harold Arlen
Conductor:  Arthur Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939 
Length: 3 Minutes 47 Secs. 
Language: English 
19.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Whistle while you work by Frank Churchill
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
20.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Heigh-ho! Heigh-ho! by Frank Churchill
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 10 Secs. 
Language: English 
21.
The Sound of Music: Climb ev'ry mountain by Richard Rodgers
Conductor:  Arthur Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
22.
West Side Story: Somewhere by Leonard Bernstein
Conductor:  Arthur Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
23.
Oklahoma!: Oklahoma! by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1943; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 26 Secs. 
Language: English 
24.
Carousel: You'll never walk alone by Richard Rodgers
Conductor:  Arthur Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 11 Secs. 
Language: English 
25.
Il trovatore: Vedi! le fosche notturne "Anvil Chorus" by Giuseppe Verdi
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1853; Italy 
Length: 3 Minutes 0 Secs. 
Language: English 
26.
Ellens Gesang III, D 839/Op. 52 no 6 "Ave Maria" by Franz Schubert
Conductor:  Arthur Harris
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1825; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 5 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
27.
When Johnny Comes Marching Home by Patrick Gilmore
Performer:  Alexander Schreiner (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard P. Condie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 51 Secs. 
Language: English 
28.
Serse, HWV 40: Ombra mai fu "Largo" by George Frideric Handel
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Baroque 
Written: 1738; London, England 
Length: 5 Minutes 40 Secs. 
Language: English 
29.
Loch Lomond by Traditional
Performer:  Alexander Schreiner (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard P. Condie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Written: Scotland 
Length: 3 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Language: English 
30.
Songs (6), Op. 6: no 6, None but the lonely heart by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  Alexander Schreiner (Organ), Robert Cundick (Organ)
Conductor:  Richard P. Condie
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1869; Russia 
Length: 3 Minutes 7 Secs. 
Language: English 
31.
The Lost Chord by Arthur Sullivan
Performer:  John Longhurst (Organ)
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1877; England 
Length: 5 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
32.
Nearer, my God, to Thee by Lowell Mason
Performer:  John Longhurst (Organ)
Conductor:  Jim Clancy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Mormon Tabernacle Choir,  The Vocal Majority
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1856; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 21 Secs. 
Language: English 
33.
Strictly Dishonorable: I'll see you in my dreams by Isham Jones
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Length: 3 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Language: English 
34.
Smilin' through by Arthur A. Penn
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1919; England 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
Language: English 
35.
Pretty Baby by Egbert Anson Van Alstyne
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
36.
You are my Sunshine by Jimmie Davis
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1940; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
37.
Avalon by Vincent Rose
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
38.
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now by Joseph Edgar Howard
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1909; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
39.
The Anniversary Song by Al Jolson
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 57 Secs. 
Language: English 
40.
State Fair: It's a Grand Night for Singing by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Sherrill Milnes (Baritone)
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 53 Secs. 
Language: English 
41.
The Sound of Music: My favorite things by Richard Rodgers
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Language: English 
42.
The White Cliffs of Dover by Walter Kent
Performer:  Robert Merrill (Baritone)
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1941; USA 
Length: 4 Minutes 8 Secs. 
Language: English 
43.
It's a long way to Tipperary by Jack Judge
Conductor:  Jerold Ottley
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 36 Secs. 
Language: English 
44.
Symphony no 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral": 4th movement, Finale by Ludwig van Beethoven
Performer:  John Macurdy (Bass), John Alexander (Tenor), Lucine Amara (Soprano),
Lili Chookasian (Alto)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra,  Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Period: Classical 
Written: 1822-1824; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 14 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: German 

Sound Samples

The Sound of Music
Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin'
Born Free
He's Got The Whole World In His Hands (Album Version)
Goin' Home from "New World" Symphony
All Through The Night
Londonderry Air
Seventy-Six Trombones
Art Thou With Me (Aria. Bist du bei mir) BWV 508 from the Anna Magdalena Notebook
Simple Gifts (A Shaker Song)
Battle Hymn of the Republic
The Lord's Prayer
Bless this House
Ave Maria
Medley from Pinocchio
The Impossible Dream or The Quest
Over the Rainbow
Medley from Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs: Whistle While You Work; Heigh-Ho
Climb Ev'ry Mountain
Somewhere
Oklahoma!
You'll Never Walk Alone
Anvil Chorus from Il Trovatore
Heavenly Father! (Ave Maria)
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
Holy Art Thou (Largo from "Xerxes")
Loch Lomond
None But the Lonely Heart
The Lost Chord (Live)
Nearer My God To Thee (Live)
I'll See You In My Dreams
Smilin' Through
Medley:
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now
The Anniversary Song
It's A Grand Night For Singing
My Favorite Things
The White Cliffs of Dover
It's a Long, Long Way to Tipperrary
IV. Allegro assai vivace. Alla Marcia (Final chorus from Schiller's "Ode To Joy") from Symphony No. 9 in D minor, Op. 125 "Choral" (Excerpt)

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