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Sandefjord Girls' Choir

Sandefjord Girls' Choir

The Sandefjord Girls' Choir was founded in 1956 by its conductor Sverre Valen. The choir first made an international name for itself in 1969 when it won the BBC world contest "Let The People Sing". Since then the choir has won many contests such as the "Weltjugenfest fur Musik" in Vienna. The choir tours extensively in Europe and the United States. It has taken part in many international music festivals and sung in famous concert halls and cathedrals such as Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl, Kennedy Center, St Mark's Cathedral in Venice and St. Peter's in Rome. Their reviews have always been excellent and are truly a youth choir of international standing.

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Sandefjord Girls' Choir : Halleluja : 00  1 CD :  : BD 7008

Sandefjord Girls' Choir : Halleluja

Review: The Sandefjord Girls' Choir of Norway has received many awards from around the world and are another choir which amply demonstrates the high quality we have come to expect from Scandenavian choirs. On their CD Halleluja, they sing a wide variety of sacred pieces from Handel to Dvorak and are accompanied on organ by Arne Rodvelt Olsen.

Songlist: Halleluja (Striden er over) (Melchoir Vulpius arr. Henry Ley / Text by Gunnar Merch.), Var Gud Han Er Sa Fast En Borg (A mighty fortress is our God) (Martin Luther arr. David N. Johnsen, Text by Martin Luther), Ave Verum Corpus (W.A. Mozart arr. N. Clifford Page, Fader Var, Hoylovet Vaere (Bundeslid) (W.A. Mozart, Text by Th. Korsman), Laudate Dominum (W.A. Mozart arr. Else BerntsenAas), Kom Frihet (Come, ever smiling Liberty) (G. E. Handel, Judas Maccabaeus), O Hatt Ich Jubals Harf (G.E. Handel), Halleluja-Koret (Messias) (G.E. Handel), Hebe Deine Augen Auf (Elias) (E. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy), Panis Angelicus (C. Franck), Goin' Home (The New World) (Anton Dvorak arr. W.A. Fisher), Die Engel Und Die Hirten (Zoltan Kodaly, Text by R.S. Hoffman), Wer Sich Die Musik Erkiest (Paul Hindesmith, Text by R.S. Hoffman), Praise, My Soul, The King of Heaven (Norman Gilberg, Text by H.E. Lyte), We Wait for Thy Loving Kindness, O God (William McKie, Enid HughJones), Carol of the Bells (M. Leontovich arr. Peter J. Wilhousky), Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Negro Spiritual, arr. Ejnar Kampp), Gammal Fabodspalm Fran Dalarna (Oskar Lindberg arr. Carl Bertil Agnests), Den Stora Vita Har Vi Se (Ivar Wideen, Text by H.A. Brorson / Paul Nilsson), Lomskyrkja (Sparre Olsen Text by Olav Aukrust), Jeg Er Verdens Lys (Knut Nystedt, Text by Bibelen)

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