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Chicago A Cappella

Chicago A Cappella

Mixed Professional Ensemble

Based in Chicago, IL

Chicago a cappella is a classical vocal ensemble that moves the heart and spirit with fun, innovative concerts. Founded by Jonathan Miller in 1993, Chicago a cappella is recognized as one of the area's most accomplished and innovative vocal ensembles. Spanning a repertoire from Gregorian chant to the Beatles and beyond, the group is known for its performances of early music, vocal jazz, and spirituals, as well as a special focus on music written in the present generation. The ensemble has introduced dozens of works to Chicago audiences for the first time, including commissioned works by Chen Yi and Tania Leon.

Founded - 1993.  

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Chicago A Cappella : Bound For Glory : 49282

Chicago A Cappella : Bound For Glory

New settings of African-American Spirituals!

Songlist: I Want to be Ready, Hear de Lambs a-cryin, Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel, I Want Jesus to Walk with Me, Sistah Mary, Save Me, Lord!, Great Day, Poor Wayfaring Stranger, Go Down 'n the Valley and Pray!, Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen, Wade in the Water, This Train, Little David (Old Testament Spirituals), Daniel, Moses, Joshua (Old Testament Spirituals), Go Down Moses, Roll, Jordan, Roll!, Give me Jesus, Way over in Beulah-lan'

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22186c | $18.95

Chicago A Cappella : Christmas A Cappella : 1 CD : Jonathan Miller : 107

Chicago A Cappella : Christmas A Cappella

Chicago a cappella returns with a sparkling selection of seasonal songs by contemporary composers and arrangers, including seven world premieres. Works include two lively African settings (in African languages) of the biblical passage "For unto us a child is born," delightful treatments of traditional French and French-Canadian carols, a unique Danish take on the Christmas story, distinctive works by leading American composers including Stephen Paulus (Splendid Jewel) and Gwyneth Walker (The Christ-child's Lullaby), and James Clemens's brilliant, jazz-inflected arrangement, Jingle a cappella, centered around a wild fugue in 7/8 time! The disc also presents two pieces based on Hebrew texts: Aleih Neiri, a Hanukkah song by Yemen-born Jewish composer Chaim Parchi, and multiple award-winning young composer Stacy Garrop's poignant prayer for peace, Lo Yisa Goy. In a season brimming with holiday music, Chicago a cappella's new CD stands apart as a jewel of imaginative programming and passionate performances that please the ear and penetrate the heart.

Songlist: Amuworo ayi otu nwa, What Sweet Music, II est Ne, le Divin Enfant, The Huron Carol, I Wonder As I Wonder, Splendid Jewel, Lo Yisa Goy, Who Is The Baby?, The Christ-child's Lullaby, O Come, O Come Emmanuel, Noel nouvelet, Prayer of the Venerable Bede, En stjerne er sat, Hodie, Nyathi onyuol, Aleih Neiri, Jingle a cappella, O Lux Beatissima

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8942c | 1 CD | $15.95 | A Cappella

Chicago A Cappella : Eclectric : 1 CD : Jonathan Miller : 2752

Chicago A Cappella : Eclectric

Chicago a cappella's sparkling new studio recording features an exciting collection of beloved music from the ensemble's first decade. Recorded at Chicago's WFMT Studios by Grammy-nominated engineer Christopher Willis, Eclectric includes brilliant new choral works, familiar favorites, and vocal jazz.

Songlist: Danse, ikke grate na, El Hambo, Prayers of Steel, Pleasure, The West Lake, Waltz for Debby, Sanctus, Fragments from his Dish, Contre qui, rose, The Nearness of You, The Fall, Constant Craving, Shenandoah

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7926c | 1 CD | $15.98 | A Cappella

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A Tickle : SATB : Jonathan Miller : Jonathan Miller : Chicago A Cappella : 1 CD : 08764510 : 728215039799

Jonathan Miller : A Tickle

Jonathan Miller has long been associated with Hinshaw music conducting his ensemble Chicago A Cappella for many of our demonstration recordings. Now, as composer and lyricist he gives us this very brief (90 second) novelty work that will prove to be a hit at any moment in your program. A great encore: Difficulty Level: Medium Advanced Adult.

Composer: Jonathan Miller Performed By: Chicago A Cappella

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Voicing: SATB | Sheet Music | $2.15 |
(Minimum order 4 copies)
| 08764510

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