Vivaldi: Gloria & the Durham All-County High School Chorus

Posted on Nov 1, 2008

Vivaldi: Gloria

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Also on the program: short works performed by the Durham All-County High School Chorus

Program notes by Lorelette Knowles (Seattle Chamber Singers)

Program notes by Peter Carey (British Choirs on the Net)

Gloria text and translation (ChoralWiki – Choral Public Domain Library)

CD Recordings 

(some with links to buy MP3 recordings)

Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Arnold Schoenberg Chorus, Vienna Concentus Musicus, Teldec (1991)
Recording info. at CD Universe
Recording info. at Amazon.com

Tonu Kaljuste, Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra, Carus
Recording info. at CD Universe
Download at Classics Online

Robert King, Choir of the King’s Consort, the King’s Consort, Hyperion
Recording info. at CD Universe
Recording info. at Amazon.com

CD Reviews

by David Vernier at Classics Today (Kaljuste)

by David Vernier at Classics Today (King)

Composer’s Biography

Wikipedia

Grove Concise Dictionary of Music


Works to be performed by the Durham All-County High School Chorus:

I’m gonna sing ’til the spirit moves in my heart Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan
Veni Sancte Spiritus Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Night David A. Sasso
Der Entfernten Franz Schubert
Love’s pilgrimage James Jirtle
If you can walk, you can dance Elizabeth Alexander
It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing Duke Ellington, arr. Mac Huff

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