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All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir was formed in 1847 and the all-volunteer choir recorded its first record, "Let the Mountains Shout for Joy," on September 1, 1910, and in the hundred years since, the choir -- which currently has 360 members -- has recorded 175 albums and done thousands of concerts and performances. This two-disc set (which also includes a bonus CD and DVD) collects some of the best tracks from that long legacy, including a digitally cleaned-up version of the original 1910 recording of "Let the Mountains Shout for Joy" and a similarly reconstituted "Worthy of the Lamb" from 1927. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has become an American institution (they're the ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
The Mormon Tabernacle Choir was formed in 1847 and the all-volunteer choir recorded its first record, "Let the Mountains Shout for Joy," on September 1, 1910, and in the hundred years since, the choir -- which currently has 360 members -- has recorded 175 albums and done thousands of concerts and performances. This two-disc set (which also includes a bonus CD and DVD) collects some of the best tracks from that long legacy, including a digitally cleaned-up version of the original 1910 recording of "Let the Mountains Shout for Joy" and a similarly reconstituted "Worthy of the Lamb" from 1927. The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has become an American institution (they're the longest standing recording group in the United States) and this fine set shows why.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/15/2010
  • Label: Mormon Tabernacle
  • UPC: 783027015829
  • Catalog Number: 5038092
  • Sales rank: 1,717

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Alleluia Fanfare / Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (German hymn tune) (3:10)
  2. 2 How Great Thou Art (Swedish folk melody) (5:02)
  3. 3 Morning Has Broken (Traditional Gaelic melody) (2:25)
  4. 4 Brother Jame's Air (4:27)
  5. 5 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring (3:36)
  6. 6 The Lord's Prayer (3:30)
  7. 7 The Impossible Dream (from Man of La Mancha) (3:49)
  8. 8 Homeward Bound (5:53)
  9. 9 Old Time Religion (3:03)
  10. 10 Climb Ev'ry Mountain (from The Sound of Music) (3:30)
  11. 11 God Bless America (3:53)
  12. 12 Call of the Champions (4:55)
  13. 13 Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing (American folk hymn) (6:13)
  14. 14 Halleluja (3:55)
  15. 15 Glorious Everlasting (3:15)
  16. 16 Betelehemu (5:29)
Disc 2
  1. 1 How Firm a Foundation (Attrib.) (4:36)
  2. 2 Consider the Lilies (5:26)
  3. 3 Simple Gifts (Shaker song) (3:13)
  4. 4 Be Still, My Soul (4:58)
  5. 5 Hallelujah Chorus (3:57)
  6. 6 Come, Come, Ye Saints (English folk song) (4:20)
  7. 7 You'll Never Walk Alone (from Carousel) (3:19)
  8. 8 Shenandoah (American folk song) (4:58)
  9. 9 The Battle of Jericho (African-American spiritual) (2:40)
  10. 10 Over the Rainbow (from The Wizard of Oz) (4:44)
  11. 11 Down to the River to Pray (American folk hymn and African-American spir (3:57)
  12. 12 Amazing Grace (American holk hymn) (6:25)
  13. 13 God be with You Till We Meet Again (2:45)
  14. 14 Battle Hymn of the Republic (5:28)
  15. 15 All People That On Earth Do Dwell (3:36)
  16. 16 Danny Boy (5:18)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Let the Mountains Shout for Joy (2:59)
  2. 2 Worthy Is the Lamb (4:24)
  3. 3 Faith of Our Fathers (1:41)
  4. 4 More Holiness Give Me (1:56)
  5. 5 How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place (5:02)
  6. 6 The Heavens Resound, Op. 48, No. 4 (2:53)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Mormon Tabernacle Choir Primary Artist, Choir, Chorus
Eugene Ormandy Conductor
Alexander Schreiner Organ
Richard Condie Conductor, Choir Conductor
Philadelphia Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Clay Christiansen Organ
Frank Asper Organ
Robert Cundick Organ
Richard Elliott Organ
Evan Stephens Choir Director
Jerold D. Ottley Choir Director
John McClellan Organ
Andrew Unsworth Organ
J. Spencer Cornwall Conductor
Edward Zeek Swan Kimball Organ
Anthony Lund Conductor
Technical Credits
Ludwig van Beethoven Composer
Johannes Brahms Composer
George Frideric Handel Composer
Jean Sibelius Composer
Irving Berlin Composer, Text
John Williams [composer] Composer
Harold Arlen Composer
Richard Rodgers Composer
Louis Bourgeois Composer
Johann Sebastian Bach Composer
Joe Darion Text
Oscar Hammerstein II Text
E.Y. "Yip" Harburg Text
Bruce Leek Engineer, Mastering
Mitch Leigh Composer
John Newton Text
Fred Vogler Engineer
Philip Bliss Composer
Moses Hogan Arranger
Peter J. Wilhousky Arranger
Arthur Harris Arranger
Florence Jolley Arranger
Laurence Lyon Arranger
Roy Ringwald Arranger
Wendell Whalum Composer
Catherine Winkworth Text Translation
Trent Walker Mastering
Albert Hay Malotte Composer
William Steffe Composer
Evan Stephens Composer
Robert Bridges Text Translation
Frederick Faber Composer
Eleanor Farjeon Text
Barrington Brooks Arranger
David Warner Text
Luke Howard Liner Notes
Stuart K. Hine Text
Jason Graham Engineer
Bob Ahlander Publishing Coordinator
Mac Christensen Choir President
Julia Ward Howe Text
Carl Deis Arranger
Scott Barrick Liner Notes
Ryan Murphy Recording Producer
Chris Martin Engineer
Joachim Neander Text
Colette Yates Office Coordinator
Nathan Hofheins Arranger
Hailey Walker Legal Advisor
Julie Rohde Office Coordinator
Jane Borthwick Text Translation
Frederick Edward Weatherly Composer, Text
Robert Robinson Text
William G. Tomer Composer
Via Olatunji Composer
William Kethe Text
Barry Anderson Administration
Benjamin Harlan Adaptation
William Clayton Text
Berne Broadbent Legal Advisor
Jeremiah E. Rankin Text
Marta Keen Thompson Composer, Text
Roger Hoffman Composer, Text
Alex Morris Stage Manager
James Bain Composer
Curt Garner Engineer
M. Cousins Composer
Robert Keen Text
J. Ellis Composer
Marshall Crawley Stage Manager
Lucien Caillet Orchestration
Mack Wilberg Arranger, Music Direction, Recording Producer
Katharina Von Schlegel Text
Chad Lanenga Cover Art
Martin John Text
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