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Ragazzi Boys Chorus
Good News

Song NameComposer
Panis AngelicusCesar Franck
O gracious lightGwyneth Walker
Ave maria J.S. Bach/Charles Gounod
Ave verumEdward Elgar
Sanctus Gabriel Faure
Der Herr ist GrossHeinrich Schutz
Jesus Christ, the apple treeElizabeth Poston
Alma del coreAntonio Caldara
Danza, danza fanciulla gentile Francesco Durante
Lasst Lautenspiel und BecherklangRobert Schumann
Ombra mai fuGeorge Frideric Handel
Wir eilen Johann Sebastian Bach
Ma Hvezda Bedrich Smetana
Water under snow is weary Harri Wessman
Niska Banja Serbian Folk Song
Evening Song Zoltan Kodaly
To ta Hel' pa Slovak Folk Song
The Kalanta of the New YearGreek Folk Song
Ain-a that good newsTraditional
What a Wonderful World G. Weiss & B. Thiel

Directed by Joyce Keil

Since its founding in San Mateo, CA in1987, Ragazzi, The Peninsula Boys Chorus has grown to be one of the largest and most successful boy choirs in the San Francisco Bay area. Under the direction of Musical Director and and Co-founder, Joyce Keil, the chorus has toured Canada, Russia and Eastern Europe. "Good News" is live recordings from concerts given in the 1995 and 1996 seasons. The 20 songs are in 3 categories: sacred repertory, such as Cesar Franck's "Panis Angelicus," Bach's "Ave Maria," Gabriel Faure's "Sanctus (from Requiem)," and Elizabeth Poston's "Jesus Christ, the apple tree;" solos, duets and trios, like Antonio Caldera's "Alma del core," Handel's "Ombra mai fu," and Bach's "Wir eilen (from Cantata 78);" and secular repertory, Bedrich Smetana's "Ma Hvezda," the Serbian folk song "Niska Banja," Zoltan Kodaly's "Evening Song," the Slovak folk song "To ta Hel' pa," the Greek folk song, "The Kalanta of the New Year," and the spiritual "Ain-a that good news." Piano, flute and percussion accompaniment on some cuts. A beautiful collection by the talented boys of Ragazzi!

Item code: 7566C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | Some a cappella | Male | United States

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