Amazing Grace

CLASSICAL MUSIC/99.5 Together in Song

A production of  

It’s “Amazing Grace” - choral expressions of spiritual gratitude and wonder, from Bach’s Magnificat to a beautiful setting of Amazing Grace from a composer best known for his work with Mannheim Steamroller. Works ancient and modern, simple and complex, spare and grandiose, and all filled with grace.

On the program:

Trad. Arr. Jackson Berkey - Amazing Grace
Soli Deo Gloria Cantorum

J.S. Bach - Magnificat anima mea
Munich Bach Choir and Orchestra; Karl Richter

Felix Mendelssohn - Heilig
Gloria Dei Cantores; Elizabeth Patterson

Giovanni Gabrieli - Jubilate Deo
Gregg Smith Singers; Texas Boys Choir; Edward Tarr Brass Ensemble; Gabrieli Consort; Virrotio Negri

John Tavener - Out of the Night
Taverner Choir; Andrew Parrott

Eric Whitacre - I Thank You God for this Most Amazing Day
Polyphony; Stephen Layton

John Tavener - Out of the Night
Taverner Choir; Andrew Parrott

Trad. - Amazing Grace (Excerpt)
Bessie Jones

Franz Schubert - Gott in der Natur
Texas Boys Choir; Michael Shannon, dir.

Moses Hogan - I'm Gonna Sing til the Spirit Moves My Heart
Amadeus Choir, Nicol Mat

Marvin Mills - Live-A-Humble
Denyce Graves, mezzo-soprano; Clark Atlanta University Choir; Glynn Halsey, Director; Marvin Mills, piano

Anton Bruckner - Virga Jesse
Czech Philharmonic Choir Brno; Petr Fiala

trad., arr. Robert Shaw - Wondrous Love
Robert Shaw Festival Singers of the Ohio State University; Robert Shaw, cond.

Antonio Teixeria - Te Deum Laudemas
The Sixteen, Harry Christophers

trad. - Amazing Grace
Boston Camerata