A Company of Voices: Conspirare in Concert

Recorded October 2008 at the Long Center for the Performing Arts, Austin, TX, a production of KLRU-TV in association with Conspirare

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2009; Grammy®-nominated
Craig Hella Johnson & Company of Voices
Harmonia Mundi HMU 907534 – 68’47″

Craig Hella Johnson (CHJ), Conductor
With Bion Tsang, cello, and Thomas Burritt, percussion
“A Company of Voices” marks Conspirare’s national television debut. This recording takes the audience on a journey of innovative sound, vibrant images and thought-provoking ideas and offers a message of love, hope and transformation.

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Track listing and Audio Samples:

  1. Sure on This Shining Night (Morten Lauridsen)
  2. Let the River Run (Carly Simon, arr. CHJ)
  3. The Water is Wide (traditional, arr. CHJ)
  4. Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel? (spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan)
  5. Will There Really Be a “Morning”? (CHJ)
  6. Light of a Clear Blue Morning (Dolly Parton, arr. CHJ)
  7. Collage (arr. CHJ): Wayfarin’ Stranger (traditional) / You’re No Good (Clint Ballard, Jr.) / De Profundis (chant) / See My Eyes (Andrew Lloyd Webber) / Crying (Joe Melson, Roy Orbison) / Drop, Drop Slow Tears (Orlando Gibbons)
  8. Agnus Dei (Samuel Barber)
  9. Deep River (spiritual, arr. Roy Ringwald)
  10. Gabriel’s Oboe (Ennio Morricone)
  11. Soneto de la Noche (Morten Lauridsen)
  12. When I Fall in Love (Edward Herman, arr. CHJ) / Nearer My God to Thee (Lowell Mason, arr. CHJ)
  13. What If (Eric Whitacre)
  14. Requiem (Eliza Gilkyson, arr. CHJ)
  15. 1000 Beautiful Things (Annie Lennox, arr. CHJ)
  16. Triptych (excerpt) III. Each shall rise (Tarik O’Regan)
  17. I Love You (Larry Norman, Randy Stonehill, arr. CHJ) / What a Wonderful World (Robert Thiele, George David Weiss, arr. CHJ)
  18. The First of My Lovers (Sydney Carter, arr. CHJ)

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