RECORDINGS

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AND IF YOU CLOSE YOUR EYES

Highlights of QVE’s finest contemporary repertoire, and mementos of the choir’s 2006 tour of Ireland, where it represented Canada at the prestigious Cork International Choral Festival.

Track Listing

1. Bonny Portmore (trad. Irish, arr. Jon Washburn*)

2. Water Night (Eric Whitacre)

3. There Will Be Rest (Frank Ticheli)

4. Rise Up, My Love, My Fair One (Healey Willan*)

5. Haec dies (William Byrd)

6. Beati quorum via  (C. V. Stanford)

7. The Size of Your Heart (Eleanor Daley*)

8. Lux Aurumque (Eric Whitacre)

9. Early One Morning (trad. English, arr. Jeremy Jackman)

* Canadian composer/arranger

10. Danny Boy (trad. Irish, arr. Joseph Flummerfelt)

11. Dobbin's Flowery Vale (trad. Irish, arr. Matti Kallio)

12. Petty Harbour Bait Skiff (arr. Jim Duff*)

13. MLK (U2, arr. Bob Chilcott)

14. Agnus Dei (R.D. Pittman*)

15. Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel (arr. Moses Hogan)

16. Gloria (Greg Knauf)

17. Ave Verum Corpus (Imant Raminsh*)

18. Elijah Rock (arr. Moses Hogan)

A QUINTESSENTIAL CHRISTMAS

The warm glow of QVE’s richly textured harmony and blend suffuses this Christmas collection, from traditional carols to contemporary pop favourites and new a cappella compositions.

Track Listing

1. Mary's Little Boy Child (arr. Ed Lojeski)
2. Coventry Carol (arr. Martin Shaw)
3. God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen (arr. Keith Christopher)
4. Away in a Manger (arr. Elmer Iseler*)
5. The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire) (arr. Ed Lojeski)
6. Deck the Halls (arr. Nicholas Vangeloff)
7. Christmas Angel (Corlynn Hanney*)
8. What Is This Lovely Fragrance? (arr. Healey Willan*)
9. I Saw Three Ships (arr. Ian Humphris)
10. There Is No Rose (Stephen Caracciolo)

11. Ding Dong! Merrily on High (arr. Charles Wood)

12. The Winter Witch (Devin Crosby/Tom Fettke)

13. Come Winter  (Devin Crosby/Tom Fettke)

14. The Winter Queen (Devin Crosby/Tom Fettke)

15. Mid-winter (Bob Chilcott/Christina Rossetti)

16. Christmas Bells (Gordon Young)

17. O Magnum Mysterium (Morten Lauridsen)

18. The Christmas Child (Philip Roberts*)

19. Hodie Christus Natus Est (Ariel Quintana)

20. Gloria  (Greg Knauf)

* Canadian composer/arranger

AVE MARIS STELLA

A sacred treasury of a cappella anthems, motets and spirituals of the past 150 years, presented with the sensitivity and musicality that has earned renown for the Quintessential Vocal Ensemble. The CD is the choir's debut recording and was produced by CBC Radio Newfoundland & Labrador.

Track Listing

1. The Word Was God (Rosephanye Powell)
2. Alleluia (Romuald Twardowski)
3. Ave Maris Stella (Trond Kverno)
4. Ave Maria  (Anton Bruckner)
5. The Battle of Jericho  (arr. Moses Hogan)
6. Come by Here (arr. Uzee Brown Jr.)
7. Wake Me Up, Lord (Uzee Brown Jr.)

* Canadian composer/arranger

8. My Lord, What a Mornin' (arr. Harry Burleigh)

9. Rise Up, My Love, My Fair One  (Healey Willan*)

10. In Remembrance (Eleanor Daley*)

11. Ave Maria (Morten Lauridsen)

12. Bogoroditse Devo (Sergei Rachmaninoff)

13. Slava V Vishnikh Bogu (Sergei Rachmaninoff)

14. Agnus Dei  (Samuel Barber)

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