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BYU Singers: Eric Whitacre - Complete A Cappella Works

Song NameComposer


Water NightEric Whitacre


Three Songs of Faith:Eric Whitacre


I Will Wade OutEric Whitacre


Hope, Faith, Life, LoveEric Whitacre


I Thank You God For Most This Amazing DayEric Whitacre


CloudburstEric Whitacre


SleepEric Whitacre


Three Flower Songs:Eric Whitacre


I Hide MyselfEric Whitacre


With A Lily In Your HandEric Whitacre


Go, Lovely RoseEric Whitacre


When David HeardEric Whitacre


Lux AurumqueEric Whitacre


Leonardo Dreams of His Flying MachinesEric Whitacre

A big seller at the recent ACDA Convention, "Eric Whitacre" is a stunning collection of songs composed in the classical style of Monteverdi, Debussy and Prokofiev, but with inspiration from such groups as the Beatles, Sting, Queen, Madonna and Peter Gabriel. His choice of texts also reflects a broad range of poets - Octavio Paz, Ogden Nash, James Joyce, e.e. cummings and Emily Dickenson, religious poets being conspicuous in their absence, although "three songs of faith" are included here. The mixed-voice Brigham Young U. Singers do justice to Whitacre's difficult, eclectic, wonderful, soaring compositions. 12 songs, "Water Night," the three songs of faith: "I Will Wade Out," "Hope, Faith, Life, Love," "I Thank You God for most this Amazing Day," "Cloudburst", "Sleep," "I Hide Myself," "With a Lily in Your Hand," "Go Lovely Rose," "When David Heard," "Lux aurumque" and "Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine." "Beautiful" is an inadequate word to describe Whitacre's work and the BYU Singers' interpretation of it. "Amazing" works much better! Recommended.

Item code: 6844C | 1 CD | $15.95 |add item to cart
Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | United States
714861013221 | BYU2131.2

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