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Concordia Choir
F. Melius Christiansen 135th Anniversary Concert

Song NameComposer
Fest Und GedensprucheJohannes Brahms
Lost In The NightChristiansen
Congori ShangoBrenes
Stay With US Hovland
Canticle Of PraiseRene Clausen
Psalm 43Rotala
Vidi AquamChristiansen
Oculi Ominum In Te Sperant Domine Scutz Schutz
Com Away To The Skies Mennike
Nun Danket Alle Gott Pachelbel
Make We Joy Edwin Fissinger
In Ducli Jubilo Christensen
Living Peace / Heiwa No KisekiKyr
E'en So, Lord JesusManz
LAudate Dominum Josef Rheinberger
Hope In god Cherwin
The Lightener Of The Stars Gawthrope
I Will Be With You Stephen Paulus
Wake AwakeChristensen
Venite Populi Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Alleluia Randall Thompson
This Little Light Of Mine Mose Hogan
Praise To The Lord Christensen
Beautiful Saviour Christensen

Directed by Rene Clausen

Four cameras were used capture this concert of five Minnesota choirs celebrating the legacy of F. Melius Christiansen. Stunning audio and video make this concert DVD a must-have item for your library. One camera was mounted in the shell allowing you to view the conductors from the singer's point of view. Norway-born Frederick Melius Christiansen arrived in the Midwest in 1888 and immediately began establishing his career as a master musician. Accepting an appointment as music director of the fledgling music program at St. Olaf College in Minneapolis, as founder and leader of the St. Olaf Choir from 1911-41, he established a legacy of excellence, which still influences a cappella performances of choirs throughout the country. The Augsburg Choir, Concordia Choir, Concordia U. Christus Chorus, Gustavus Choir, St. Olaf Choir and The Anniversary Festival Choir celebrate the anniversary of F. Melius' birth in 1871 on two beautifully-recorded, powerful choral CDs, 16 pieces on the first and 10 on the second. Our favorites, of course, are "Lost in the Night," "In Dulci Jubilo," "Wake, Awake" and "Praise to the Lord," all arranged by the "Music Master of the Midwest," in addition to "Psalm 50" and "Beautiful Savior," composed by F. Melius. Wonderful!

Item code: 8586C | 2 CDs | $24.95 add item to cart
Choral | Primarily a cappella | Mixed | United States

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