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Robert Shaw Festival Singers: A Cappella

Song NameComposerArranger
O Vos OmnesTomas Luis de Victoria
A New Commandment Thomas Tallis
Vinea Mea Electa Francis Poulenc
Videntes Stellam Francis Poulenc
Dieu! Quil La Fait Bon Regarder!Claude Debussy
WaldesnachtJohannes Brahms
Abendstandchen Johannes Brahms
Heavenly Light Alexander Kopylov
Svete Tikhyi Sergey Rachmaninov
Vzbrannoy Boyevode Sergey Rachmaninov
Ride On, King JesusTraditionalShaw / Parker
Sometimes I Feel Like A Moaning Dove TraditionalShaw / Parker
Same TrainTraditionalShaw / Parker
In A Garden ShadyBenjamin Britten
Ave MariaGiuseppe Verdi
Magnificat Arvo Part
Kyrie Frank Martin

Directed by Robert Shaw

Since his death in 1999, Robert Shaw continues to be revered by American choral directors and music lovers, and his recorded interpretations are regarded as the gold standard among all those available. His numerous Grammy Awards attest to the regard in which he was held by his fellow musicians. This collection of seventeen choral selections are in recognition of Shaw's stellar body of work and were recorded during his last decade. These tracks are considered the best of the best, exquisite examples of the deep spiritual rapport Shaw achieved with unaccompanied choruses. One piece, the Verdi "Ave Maria," is performed by his 200-voice Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Chorus in one of their rare opportunities to engage in a cappella singing. The remaining sixteen tracks were recorded by the smaller ensembles he formed in his final years-the Robert Shaw Festival Singers, who performed and recorded at his summer choral festivals in the south of France, and the Robert Shaw Chamber Singers, which brought together the best of his Atlanta voices for concerts and recordings during the winter months.

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Choral | A Cappella | Mixed | United States
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