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Echoes of the Sabbath: Choral Selections from Brigham Young University / BYU Concert Choir & Orchestra et al.

Album Summary

>Gesangbuch, Stralsund : Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
>Koschat, Thomas : The Lord Is My Shepherd
>Mason, Lowell : Nearer, my God, to Thee
>Wyeth, John : Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
>Moody, Michael F. : This Is the Christ, for chorus
>Traditional, Shaker : Simple Gifts
>Castleton, Tyler : Let Him Heal Your Heart, song
>Anonymous, American : My Shepherd Will Supply My Need, hymn (to the tune Resignation)
>Anonymous : Come, Come, Ye Saints, Mormon hymn
>Olatunji, Via : Betelehemu, for chorus & percussion
>Traditional Spiritual : The Morning Trumpet ("O, when shall I see Jesus"), for choir
>Traditional, American : Death Shall Not Destroy (Mount Watson)
>Anonymous, German : All Creatures of Our God and King
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Notes & Reviews:

The Brigham Young University CD release Echoes of the Sabbath, designed to set a marvelously restful and devotional mood, is a sampler made up of choral highlights - a "best of" collection from Tantara's best-selling albums of the universities choirs. Among the rich diversity of pieces on offer are The Lord Is My Shepherd, the Shaker hymn Simple Gifts, Olatunji's Betelehemu, the Hebrew folk song El Yivneh Hagalil and the American folk hymn The Morning Trumpet, among others.



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Works Details

>Gesangbuch, Stralsund : Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
  • Ensemble: BYU Combined Choirs & Orchestra
  • Running Time: 3 min. 26 sec.

>Koschat, Thomas : The Lord Is My Shepherd
  • Ensemble: BYU Vocal Point
  • Running Time: 4 min. 54 sec.
  • Period Time: Post Romantic

>Mason, Lowell : Nearer, my God, to Thee
  • Performer: James Stevens (Voice)
  • Ensemble: BYU Men's Chorus
  • Running Time: 3 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral

>Wyeth, John : Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
  • Ensemble: BYU Singers
  • Running Time: 6 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Classical
  • Form: Choral

>Moody, Michael F. : This Is the Christ, for chorus
  • Ensemble: BYU Women's Chorus
  • Running Time: 3 min. 20 sec.

>Traditional, Shaker : Simple Gifts
  • Ensemble: BYU Young Ambassadors
  • Running Time: 1 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Written: 18th Century

>Castleton, Tyler : Let Him Heal Your Heart, song
  • Performer: Joseph Hale (Voice)
  • Ensemble: BYU Young Ambassadors
  • Running Time: 6 min. sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Anonymous, American : My Shepherd Will Supply My Need, hymn (to the tune Resignation)
  • Ensemble: BYU Concert Orchestra
  • Running Time: 4 min. 57 sec.
  • Form: Choral

>Anonymous : Come, Come, Ye Saints, Mormon hymn
  • Performers: Conlon Bonner (Voice); Trevor Johnson (Voice)
  • Running Time: 3 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral

>Olatunji, Via : Betelehemu, for chorus & percussion
  • Running Time: 5 min. 10 sec.

>Traditional Spiritual : The Morning Trumpet ("O, when shall I see Jesus"), for choir
  • Running Time: 2 min. 39 sec.

>Traditional, American : Death Shall Not Destroy (Mount Watson)
  • Running Time: 6 min. 16 sec.

>Anonymous, German : All Creatures of Our God and King
  • Running Time: 4 min. 12 sec.
  • Period Time: Renaissance
  • Form: Choral