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Concordia Choir
Prince of Peace, Hope To The World

Song NameComposerArranger
Church Windows Ottorino Respighi
Domine Deus from "Gloria"John Rutter
He, Watching Over Israel Felix Mendelssohn
O Lovely Christmas RoseMary E. Caldwell
O Magnum MysteriumMorten Lauridsen
There Is No Rose Z. Randall Stoope
Silent NightRene Clausen
How Still He Rests Brent Pierce
O Chritmas Babe, the Best of All I Know (Leland B. Sateren)George Frideric Handel
For Unto Us A Child Is Born from "Messiah" George Frideric Handel
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day Music by John Gardener
Pat-A-Pan Clare Grundman
Noel Ayisyen (A Haitian Noel) Emile Desamours
O Hearken YeAlfred Burt
O Little Town of BethlehemRene Clausen
Go, Tell It On the Mountain Hart Morris
My Lord, What a Mornin'Paul Nesheim)
Jesus, Jesus Rest Your Head (Paul J. Christiansen
People, Look East John Ferguson
Alleluia from "Brazillian Psalm"Jean Berger
Spirit, Spirit of Gentleness James K. Manley
Dona Nobis PacemRalph Vaughan Williams
Psalm 50 F. Melius Christiansen
Praise To the Lord Rene Clausen
CoplineRene Clausen

Directed by Rene Clausen

Since 1920 The Concordia Choir of Moorhead, Minnesota, has continued to affirm its reputation as one of the nation's finest a cappella choirs. Touring nationally and internationally the choir has performed in nearly every major hall in the United States including Carnegie Hall and Kennedy Center. "Prince of Peace" is their seventh CD release, and it features the 2002 Concordia College Christmas Concert, conducted by the renowned Rene Clausen. Begun on a small scale in 1927, the event as we know it today began in 1937 under Paul Christiansen, son of St. Olaf College choir director F. Melius Christiansen, when the first giant Christmas mural was added. The recording has 25 parts, some simply orchestra, some a cappella singing, some singing with orchestra, some narrative. For a hint of how wonderful this concert is, listen to "For Unto Us A Child Is Born," from Handel's "Messiah," featuring the orchestra and Choir-outstanding. John Gardner's "Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day," Stroope's "There Is No Rose of Such Virtue," Pierce's "How Still He Rests," or sinple carols like "Silent Night," a lilting "Pat-A-Pan," "O Hearken Ye," "Jesus, Jesus Rest Your Head," or the powerful Haitian carol "Noel Ayisen"-it's all amazing.

Item code: 7044C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | Some a cappella | Mixed | United States

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