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Young People's Chorus of New York City: Transient Glory II

Song Name   Composer
Little Tree   Judith Weir
I Carry Your Heart With Me   Judith Weir
Now Is a Ship   Judith Weir
I Dreamt a Dream   Tod Machover
Shirtless Stephen (And the Children's Crusade)   Geoffrey Burgon
Miracles   NIls Vigeland
The Boatmen's Song   Bright Sheng
The Nervous Family   Benjamin Lees
Panta Rhei   Jim Papoulis
NYC Playground (Wondering)   Kevin James
NYC Playground (Gun Shots)   Kevin James
NYC Playground (My Weird Life)   Kevin James
NYC Playground (I Am...)   Kevin James
A Child's View of Colour   Michael Nyman
Orpheus   Dominick Argento
Sabbath's Child (Proclamation)   David Del Tredici
The Little Land (Barcarolle)   David Del Tredici
Alphabet (Fuga)   David Del Tredici
Highland's Farewell (Aria)   David Del Tredici

Directed by Francisco J. Nunez

This is the Young People's Chorus of New York City (YPC) and its Artistic Director and Conductor Francisco J. Nunez's second recording of new works commissioned and premiered as part of their Transient Glory concert series. Entitled Transient Glory II, this recording on the Vital Records label comprises 11 compositions that were commissioned by or for the Young People's Chorus of New York City from Dominick Argento (Orpheus), Geoffrey Burgon (Shirtless Stephen-and the Children's Crusade), David Del Tredici (Four Heartfelt Anthems), Kevin James (NYC Play Ground), ), Benjamin Lees (The Nervous Family), Tod Machover (I Dreamt a Dream), Michael Nyman (A Child View of Colour), Jim Papoulis (Panta Rhei), Bright Sheng (The Boatmen's Song), Nils Vigeland (Miracles), and Judith Weir (Little Tree). Most of these composers had never before written for a children's chorus.

6506 00 1 CD $15.95   Mixed | Chorus | United States