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World Voices

Song NameComposerArranger
Congori ShangoRolando Brenes
Nigra SumPablo Casals
Jamaican Market PlaceLarry Farrow
La Paloma Se FueAlejandro Jimenez
All My TrialsNorman Luboff
TumBando CanaHoward A. Roberts
Our FatherAlexander Gretchaninov
VenikiF. Rubtsov
ArirangRobert de Cormier
Pengyou TingCarolyn Jennings
God's Son Has Made Me FreeEdvard Grieg
Ave Maris StellaTrond Kverno
A Maiden Is In A RingHugo Alfven
Tjuv Och TjuvHugo Alfven
A Sailor's GreetingFrederick Wick
Somebody's Prayin'Mark Hayes
Goin' Up To GloryAndre J. Thomas
Grace Mark Hayes
Avinu MalkeinuMax Janowski
Ya Ba BoomMaurice Goldman

Directed by Karle Erickson

"Mosaic" is the premiere CD release by Dr. Erickson's talented, 40 mixed-voice World Voices, who seek to "enhance the awareness and deepen the meaning of the cultural, spiritual and religious roots of music from around the world" with their music. A noble purpose indeed, and these 20 songs, from the folk and religious traditions of Asia, Russia, Israel, the Nordic countries, the Caribbean and the United States, joyously fulfill it. Favorites include the Caribbean tunes "Congori Shango" Larry Farrow's wonderful "Jamaican Market Place," "La Paloma Se Fue" and the Cuban folk song "Tumbando Cana." The Russian folk tune "Veniki," the lovely Chinese tune "Pengyou, Ting!," the Nordic folk songs "A Maiden Is In A Ring" and "A Sailor's Greeting," the American spiritual "Goin' Up to Glory" and the Hebrew "Ya Ba Bom (There Shall Be Peace)" are particularly fine. An impressive debut CD by World Voices. Some light accompaniment.

Item code: 8367C | 1 CD | $15.98 add item to cart
Choral | Mixed | United States

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