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From the Land of Sky Blue Waters CD


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From the Land of Sky Blue Waters

VocalEssence Ensemble Singers, Sigrid Johnson, associate conductor, Charles Kemper, piano, Philip Brunelle, conductor

In 2011, the VocaEssence Ensemble Singer criss-crossed Minnesota via historic Highway 23 to share with the state's citizens the music of its choral composers, its singer-songwriters and the songs being sung by the people who have made Minnesota their home over the past 150 years. Enjoy the voices of VocalEssence as the explore the state's unique legacy of traditional, choral and popular song.

1 | El Hambo (Jaakko Mäntyjärvi) (2:39)

2 | The Day is Done (Stephen Paulus) (3:45)

3 | There Was a Naughty Boy (Dominick Argento) (2:40)

4 | Songs of Our Grandparents (Medley, arr. Paul Gerike) (7:46)

5 | My Beloved is Mine (Chris deBlasio) (3:57)

6 | Zuni Sunrise Song (Brent Michael Davids) (3:13)

7 | Beautiful Star (Libby Larsen) (3:03)

8 | God’s Bottles (Randall Thompson) (1:46)

9 | Le Pont Mirabeau (Lionel Daunais) (2:48)

10| Sino (Carlos Guastavino) (2:14)

11| We Shall Walk Through the Valley (arr. Undine Smith Moore) (2:41)

12| Witness (arr. Jack Halloran) (3:28)

13| Dixie (arr. Norman Luboff) (2:03)

14| My Soul’s Been Anchored in the Lord (arr. Moses Hogan) (3:11)

15| Danny Boy (arr. Joseph Flummerfeldt) (3:09)

16| The North Star Hit Parade (Medley, arr. Paul Gerike) (9:13)

Total Time: 57:40

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From the Land of Sky Blue Waters CD

From the Land of Sky Blue Waters CD