Glorious Sounds of Somers, The

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Spotted Snakes (2,358.29 kb)
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Gloria (1,630.71 kb)
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Call Number: CD 633
Organization: Elmer Iseler Singers
Media Type: CD
Year of Release: 2001
Record Label: Centrediscs / Centredisques

The Glorious Sounds of Somers is the third in a special series of Centrediscs CDs entitled A Window on Somers celebrating and devoted to the music of one of Canada's foremost composers. This recording brings together many of Somers' best loved choral works given fresh, new performances by the Elmer Iseler Singers; and together with the previous Centrediscs choral music CD Sacred & Profane Somers constitutes a major body of work in the genre.

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"Suffice it to say that choral enthusiasts should waste no time in acquiring this one."

- Richard Todd, Opus Pocus

1. Gloria

2. Song of Praise

3. God the Master of this Scene

4. A Children's Hymn

5. Spotted Snakes

6-7. Two Songs for the Coming of Spring

8-10. Trois Chansons de la Nouvelle France

11. Where Do We Stand, O Lord?

12. Crucifixion

13. Northern Lights

14. The Wonder Song

15. Bless'd is the Garden of the Lord


Lydia Adams (conductor / chef d'orchestre), Micheal Fedeshyn & Bob Grim (trumpets / trompettes), Ruth Watson Henderson (organ/orgue), Ruth Watson Henderson (piano), Lawrence Cherney (english horn / cor anglais), Erica Goodman (harp / harpe), Ryan Scott (percussion), Blair McKay (timpani), Lydia Adams (piano).

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