Teaching Music through Performance in Choir - Volume 1

Resource Recordings (2-CD set)

by James Jordan , Jerry McCoy

2006

Item #: CD-650     Status: Available

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Series: Teaching Music Through Performance

Description:

This stunning 2-CD set contains premier recordings of 38 of the most significant works ever composed for choir, levels 1-3, as selected by leaders in the choral art. These performances will inspire and inform you as you make literature selections for the year. The excellent performances are equally divided between two of the nation’s finest college choirs, the Westminster Williamson Voices conducted by James Jordan and the University of North Texas Chamber Choir conducted by Jerry McCoy.

For more information about each piece, as well as conducting insights from Frank Abrahams, Anton Armstrong, Joseph Flummerfelt, Graeme Morton, and Weston Noble, refer to the companion book, Teaching Music through Performance in Choir, Volume 1, compiled by Heather J. Buchanan and Matthew W. Mehaffey, published by GIA Publications, Inc.

Format: CD

TRACKS INCLUDED ON ALBUM

TITLE ARTIST TIME
Disc 1
1
Be Thou My Vision (arr. Parker) James Jordan 3:41
2
Bist du bei mir (Bach) James Jordan 2:57
3
Old Abram Brown (Britten) James Jordan 3:31
4
Simple Gifts (Copland) James Jordan 1:30
5
Ave verum corpus (Elgar) James Jordan 2:43
6
Die Nachtigall (Mendelssohn) James Jordan 1:48
7
El Grillo (Desprez) James Jordan 1:02
8
Erev Shel Shoshanim (Dor/Hadar) James Jordan 2:57
9
Psallite (Praetorius) James Jordan 0:56
10
Alleluia (Larsen) James Jordan 2:14
11
Ave verum corpus (Mozart) James Jordan 3:01
12
Bogoróditse Djévo (Pärt) James Jordan 1:33
13
Cantique de Jean Racine (Fauré) James Jordan 5:04
14
Circus Band (Ives) James Jordan 3:12
15
Dirait-on (Lauridsen) James Jordan 5:58
16
A Gaelic Blessing (Rutter) James Jordan 1:39
17
Gloria (Haydn) James Jordan 1:55
18
Hallelujah, Amen (Handel) James Jordan 1:35
19
Haneirot Halalu (Hoffman) James Jordan 3:22
20
He, Watching over Israel (Mendelssohn) James Jordan 3:38
Disc 2
1
Innoria (Patriquin) James Jordan 1:05
2
Johnny Has Gone for a Soldier (arr. Parker/Shaw) James Jordan 2:03
3
The Last Words of David (Thompson) James Jordan 4:16
4
Let Their Celestial Concerts All Unite (Handel) James Jordan 2:55
5
Muié Rendêra (Pinto Fonseca) James Jordan 3:35
6
Musicks Empire (Pfautsch) James Jordan 4:07
7
Notre Père (Duruflé) James Jordan 1:29
8
Salmo 150 (Aguiar) James Jordan 2:01
9
Set Me as a Seal (Clausen) James Jordan 2:30
10
Shenandoah (arr. Erb) James Jordan 4:00
11
Sicut cervus (Palestrina) James Jordan 3:32
12
Sure on This Shining Night (Barber) James Jordan 2:44
13
Time and Concord (Britten) James Jordan 1:32
14
Wade in the Water (arr. Hogan) James Jordan 4:30
15
Zigeunerleben (Schumann) James Jordan 3:15
16
Song of Peace (Persichetti) James Jordan 3:14
17
Ave verum corpus (Byrd) James Jordan 4:26
18
There Will Be Rest (Ticheli) James Jordan 6:17

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