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Oasis Chorale: Reflections

Song NameComposerArranger
Jesus, I Adore TheeStephen Caracciolo
O Come, All Ye FaithfulDouglas Byler
Lux AurumqueEric Whitacre
Mary's Little Boy ChileJester Hairston
The Quiet HeartJune Collin
The Word Was GodRosephanye Powell
Our Father In HeavenLloyd Kauffman
My God Is A RockParker & Shaw
Lamb Of GodF. Melius Christiansen
Surely He Hath Borne Our GriefsKarl Graun
Passion ChoraleWendell Glick
Lift Your Glad VoicesLloyd Kauffman
Jesus Our Lord Is Risen TodayWalter Ehret
Set Down, ServantRobert Shaw
Lift Up Your HeadsAndreas Hammerschmidt
Beautiful SaviorF. Melius Christiansen

The mission of Kinzers, PA's 33-strong, mixed-voice Oasis Chorale is "to call its singers and its audiences to thoughtful worship of the true God through artistic Choral music sung skillfully." The five-part, 16-song collection "Reflections, Portraits from the Life of Christ" fulfills that mission beautifully, with well-chosen, varied selections such as the Plainsong "Jesus, I Adore Thee" coupled with the traditional hymn "O Come, All Ye Faithful," Eric Whitacre's lovely "Lux Aurumque," Jester Hairston's "Mary's Little Boy Chile" and June Collin's "The Quiet Heart" in the first part, "The Beginning Scenes of the Advent." Favorites in part II, Ministry, are Rosephanye Powell's "The Word was God," Sergei Rachmaninoff's "Our Father in Heaven" and the German Chorale "Lamb of God;" and on part III, Passion, Karl Graun's "Surely He Hath Borne Our Griefs" and Hans Leo Hassler's "Passion Chorale." Part IV features Lloyd Kauffman's "Lift Your Glad Voices" and Vulpius' "Jesus Our Lord Is Risen Today;" and Part V, Robert Shaw's "Set Down, Servant," Andreas Hammerschmidt's "Lift Up Your Heads," and F. Melius Christiansen's "Beautiful Savior." "Reflections" is gorgeous, moving and inspiring!

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Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | United States
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