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Kallembach: Most Sacred Body / Jarrett, Marsh Chapel Choir & Collegium

Release Date: 02/02/2018 
Label:  Gothic Records   Catalog #: G-49314  
Composer:  James Kallembach
Conductor:  Scott Allen Jarrett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Marsh Chapel ChoirMarsh Chapel Collegium
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

James Kallembach's newly commissioned cantata pays symbolic homage to seven aspects of the crucified body of Jesus. Kallembach combines Buxtehude's 17th-century Membra Jesu nostri with visions from Milton's epic masterpiece Paradise Lost to create a unique musical expression of the Passion. The work was commissioned by Music at Marsh Chapel specifically for use in Marsh Chapel’s Good Friday liturgy. It was premiered on Good Friday, March 25, 2016 with Scott Allen Jarrett conducting the Marsh Chapel Choir and Collegium. It is scored for string orchestra, chorus, and soloists. A second performance (from which this recording is taken) occurred on October 22, 2016. Recipient of awards from American Composer’s Forum, Pacific Chorale, and ASCAP, Read more composer James Kallembach’s choral works are performed throughout the United States and Europe. “regarded as one of the most creative and innovative modern composers.” (ArkivMusic) “interpretation [and creation] of new music is rich and polished.” (Chicago Classical Review) Read less

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Most Sacred Body by James Kallembach
Conductor:  Scott Allen Jarrett
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Marsh Chapel Choir,  Marsh Chapel Collegium
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 

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