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Our American Journey

Song NameComposerArranger
Guide Me, O Thou Great JehovahTraditional Appalachian
Credidi Juan de Lienas
Versa est in Luctum Juan Gutierrez de Padilla
Jefferson words: John Newton
David's Lamentation William Billings
Soar Away A.M. Cagle
WhispersSteven Stucky
Voices of AutumnJackson Hill
The Un-Covered Wagon Brent Michael Davids
Fuggi, fuggi, dolor William Hawley
Labbra vermiglie e belle William Hawley
Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair Stephen FosterGene Puerling
Love Walked In Gene Puerling
Camptown Races Stephen FosterJack Halloran
Willow Weep For MeAnn RonellJospeh Jennings
Calling My Children Home Doyle Lawson / Waller / Robert YatesJospeh Jennings
Poor Wayfaring StrangerTraditionalJospeh Jennings
I'm a Pilgrim TraditionalJospeh Jennings

Directed by Joseph Jennings

"Our American Journey" is, incredibly, legendary group Chanticleer's 25th CD, and it celebrates the music of America, from sacred motets by 17th century Mexican composers to shape-note hymns to newly-commissioned works on American themes. It is a showcase of the rich traditions and also of the creative tension between unity and diversity that are inherent in American music and in American life. Chanticleer's Music Director Joseph Jennings, who adapted and arranged a number of the works, said, "(The CD) captures the essence of what we do when we're on the road, and how we want to present ourselves." Some favorites: "Guide Me, O Thou Great Jehovah," "Wayfarin' Stranger," Stephen Foster's "Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair" and "Camptown Races," "Jefferson," "David's Lamentation," "Willow Weep for Me," and the commissioned works "Whispers" and "The Un-covered Wagon." Excellent!

Item code: 6755C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | Male | United States

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