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Sing Lullaby
(Audio CD)
John Ayer directs the Memphis Boychoir and Memphis Chamber Choir

John Ayer, founding director of the Memphis Boychoir and Memphis Chamber Choir, directs the choirs in a variety of 20th century settings of old and new carols, both a cappella and accompanied by organ and by the Memphis Pro Arte Chamber Orchestra strings.

Available only as CD.

$17.98

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Details

Format: Digital Audio CD
Label:  PRO ORGANO
Catalog Number:  CD 7099
Length: 65′ 21″
Tracks: 21
Organ: Reuter
Venue: St. Anne R. C. Church, Memphis and St. John’s Episcopal Church, Memphis, Tennessee USA
Recorded: 05/10/1997
Released: 12/10/1997
Producer: Frederick Hohman
Notes Author: Texts only
Notes Language: English
Graphics Format: 8pp book, traycard, jewel box
UPC #: 636077709920

 

The American Organist Seventeen choral works and four organ solos … music of gentle, muted nature by chiefly British or American composers is performed here with elegance, grace, and enhancing control on both sides of the baton. This CD is a pearl of great price. – Vernon Gotwals

01 • Sing Lullaby • arr. Edgar Pettman • 3’38”
02 • Chorale Prelude on In dulci jubilo • Dietrich Buxtehude • 2’6″
03 • In dulci jubilo • arr. R. L. Pearsall • 3’27”
04 • What Cheer? • William Walton • 1’18”
05 • Sleeps Judea fair • Hugh A. MacKinnon • 4’9″
06 • Shepherds loud their praises singing • arr. Alec Rowley • 3’5″
07 • Chorale Prelude on “Suo Gân” • arr. Gerald Near • 2’44”
08 • Suo Gân (lullaby) • arr. George Guest • 3’41”
09 • Song of Mary • Harold W. Friedell • 3’9″
10 • O Prince of Peace • Gerald Near • 2’25”
11 • Adam lay ybounden • Peter Warlock • 1’10”
12 • Coventry Carol • arr. Martin Shaw • 2’27”
13 • Berceuse de la terre • James Peebles • 2’20”
14 • A Christmas Carol • Lee Hoiby • 4’8″
15 • O little one sweet • John Ayer • 4’37”
16 • Chorale Prelude on See amid the winter’s snow • arr. Malcolm Archer • 2’4″
17 • See amid the winter’s snow • arr. David Willcocks • 5’39”
18 • Jesu, as thou art our Saviour • Benjamin Britten • 2’41”
19 • Jesu, bright and morning star • Leo Sowerby • 3’31”
20 • Make we joy now in this fest • William Walton • 3’35”
21 • Chorale Prelude on In dulci jubilo • Marcel Dupré • 2’4″

Memphis Boychoir and Memphis Chamber Choir
Founded in 1988, the MEMPHIS BOYCHOIR is a non-denominational, non-sectarian ­ensemble, whose purpose is to develop a variety of musical and leadership skills among boys in the greater Memphis community, and to provide a performing outlet for talented young singers. Learn more…

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