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Notre Dame Liturgical Choir

Director: Dr. Gail Walton

 Notre Dame Liturgical Choir

The University of Notre Dame Liturgical Choir, founded in 1973 as the Chapel Choir, is composed of approximately 70 singers drawn from all areas of the undergraduate and graduate student body. The Choir's main purpose is to provide musical leadership at the 10 AM Solemn Mass at the Basilica of the Sacred Heart, a French Gothic structure built in 1871 by University founder Fr. Edward Sorin. The Sunday Mass at 10 AM (Eastern time) is televised weekly on CatholicTV.


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Notre Dame Liturgical Choir : Exultati Deo : 1 CD : Gail Walton : 

Notre Dame Liturgical Choir : Exultati Deo

Review: The third compilation of the Liturgical Choir's music, Exultate Deo, features mostly a cappella music, with sets by Durufle, Palestrina, Mendelssohn, and Stanford. Highlights include Faure's tranquil "Cantique de Jean Racine"; Hoiby's contemporary organ exposition, "Let This Mind Be In You"; Palestrina's ageless "Sicut Cervus"; Mendelssohn's eight-voice German Mass segments; and Stanford's jubilant Easter anthem, "Ye Choirs of New Jerusalem."

Songlist: Hail Gladdening Light, Cantique de Jean Racine, Ubi Caritas, Tantum Ergo, Rorate Coeli, Ego Sum Panis Vivus, Kyrie, Ehre sei Gott in der Hohe, Heilig, A Hymn to the Virgin, O Sacrum Convivium, Let This Mind be in You, Justorum Animae, Coelos Ascendit Hodie

7267c | 1 CD | $15.98 | Primarily a cappella

Notre Dame Liturgical Choir : Praise Thee, Notre Dame : 1 CD : Gail Walton : 

Notre Dame Liturgical Choir : Praise Thee, Notre Dame

Review: Praise Thee, Notre Dame, the second recording from the Liturgical Choir, features a Mass, in five movements, written for two organs and choir by nineteenth-century French composer Louis Vierne, with organists Erik Floan and Heather Martin. The remainder of this collection is a cappella, including, "Salvation is Created" by Pavel Tchesnokoff, "Ave Maria" by Igor Stravinsky "Ain'a That Good News" arranged by William Dawson and "Notre Dame Our Mother," the University of Notre Dame alma mater.

Songlist: Messe Solennelle, Op. 16, Kyrie, Gloria, Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei, Salvation is Created, Ave Maria, Blazhenni yazhe izbral, I Want to Walk as a Child of the Light (Kathleen Thomerson), The King of Love, Ain'a That Good News, Notre Dame, Our Mother

7264c | 1 CD | $15.98 | Primarily a cappella

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