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Southern California Children's Chorus
Simple Gifts

Jubilate Deo (Adriano Banchieri)
Sing dem Herrn (Michael Praetorius)
Musika, dein ganz ganz leiblich Kunst (Johann Jeep)
Art Thou Troubled? (George Frederic Handel)
A Pentatonic Alleluia (Ross Whitney)
Psalm 150 (Zoltan Kodaly)
Salmo (Ernami Aguiar)
Kyrie (James McCray)
Psalm 100 (Rene Clausen)
Nigra Sum (Pablo Casals)
Simple Gifts (Aaron Copland, arr: Lori Loftus)
Bay Dooka (Nancy Telfer)
S'Vivon (Traditional Hevrew Song, arr: Betty Bertaux)
Al Shlosha D'Varim (Allen E. Naplan, arr: David Fischer)
Niska Banja (Nick Page)
One Hand, One Heart (Leonard Berstein, arr: David Fischer)
America, The Beautiful
I'm Goin' Up a Yonder (Walter Hawkins, arr: Martin Sirvatka)
I Am Your Child (Marty Panzer & Barry Manilow)
Go Where I Send Thee! (A Gospel Spiritual, arr: Paul Caldwell & Sean Ivory)
May the Road Rise Up to Meet You

Directed by Lori Loftus

The Concert Chorus of the Southern California Children's Chorus gives a very joyous performance. Simple Gifts contains mostly sacred pieces for treble voices. The chorus sings early pieces by Praetorius and Banchieri as well as 20th century pieces by Zoltan Kodaly. The title piece by Aaron Copland is arranged by director Lori Loftus. Many pieces are a cappella and the others are accompanied by David Lomakin. The pieces chosen have many solos featuring some of the group's talented singers.

Grammy Winner - Best Classical Crossover Album - 2008

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Choral | Some a cappella | Mixed | United States

Related: Mixed Childrens Choirs