A Company of Voices - Conspirare in Concert / Tsang, Burri [DVD]

Album Summary

>Lauridsen, Morten : Nocturnes (3) for Chorus and Piano
>Simon, Carly : Let The River Run
>Traditional : Water is wide
>Traditional : Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel?
>Johnson, Craig Hella : Will there really be a "Morning?"
>Parton, Dolly : Light of a Clear Blue Morning
>Johnson, Craig Hella : Collage
>Barber, Samuel : Agnus Dei, Op. 11
>Traditional : Deep river
>Morricone, Ennio : The Mission
>Mason, Lowell : Nearer, my God, to Thee
>Whitacre, Eric : What if?
>Gilkyson, Eliza : Requiem
>Lennox, Annie : A Thousand Beautiful Things
>O'Regan, Tarik : Triptych
>Norman, Larry : I love you
>Carter, Sydney : The first of my lovers
Conductor Ensemble Composers

Notes & Reviews:

This DVD captures the exquisite sound of the American choral group Conspirare, as heard and seen on a nationally televised, one hour concert airing nationally on PBS. Repertoire on the disc ranges from classical works by Lauridsen and Whitacre to arrangements of popular songs by Carly Simon and Dolly Parton. Taped live in October 2008 at Austin's Long Center for the Performing Arts, 'A Company of Voices - Conspirare in Concert' is a production of KLRU-TV, Austin, Texas, with executive producers Dick Peterson and Marion Lear Swaybill and director Karen McLaughlin. Now in its 17th season, Conspirare, under the leadership of founder and artistic director Craig Hella Johnson, has recorded 3 CDs and received four grammy nominations.

Notes & Reviews:

Run Time: 94 min.
Region: All
Picture Format: NTSC, 16:9, Color
Sound Format(s): DTS 5.1 Surround,



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Works Details

>Lauridsen, Morten : Nocturnes (3) for Chorus and Piano :: Sure on this shining night
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 4 min. 31 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Simon, Carly : Let The River Run
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 2 min. 20 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal

>Traditional : Water is wide
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 3 min. 45 sec.
  • Form: Vocal

>Traditional : Didn't my Lord deliver Daniel?
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 2 min. 28 sec.

>Johnson, Craig Hella : Will there really be a "Morning?"
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 3 min. 24 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Parton, Dolly : Light of a Clear Blue Morning
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 4 min. 32 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal

>Johnson, Craig Hella : Collage
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 5 min. 3 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal

>Barber, Samuel : Agnus Dei, Op. 11
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 8 min. 38 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1967

>Traditional : Deep river
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 2 min. 16 sec.

>Morricone, Ennio : The Mission :: Gabriel's Oboe
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 2 min. 26 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Film Score

>Lauridsen, Morten : Nocturnes (3) for Chorus and Piano :: Soneto de la noche
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 5 min. 55 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary

>Mason, Lowell : Nearer, my God, to Thee
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 3 min. 42 sec.
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Form: Choral
  • Written: 1856

>Whitacre, Eric : What if?
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 3 min. 27 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal

>Gilkyson, Eliza : Requiem
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 3 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 2005

>Lennox, Annie : A Thousand Beautiful Things
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 3 min. 14 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal

>O'Regan, Tarik : Triptych
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 2 min. 21 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal
  • Written: 2005

>Norman, Larry : I love you
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 3 min. 41 sec.
  • Period Time: Contemporary
  • Form: Vocal

>Carter, Sydney : The first of my lovers
  • Conductor: Craig Johnson
  • Ensemble: Conspirare
  • Running Time: 3 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Vocal