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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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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: 1957; 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; United States 
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 
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 

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