A Thanksgiving of American Folk Hymns (Remastered 20th Anniversary Edition) [CD] - BYU Choirs and Orchestra

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A Thanksgiving of American Folk Hymns (Remastered 20th Anniversary Edition)  [CD] - BYU Choirs and Orchestra

Shining with clarity and beauty, this digitally remastered 20th anniversary edition of BYU's all-time best-selling CD will warm hearts and lift spirits of a new generation.

Over 500 performers from BYU combine in a concert celebration of beloved American folk hymns. A best-seller since its inception, A Thanksgiving of American Folk Hymns has been presented year-round on over 200 public television stations around the United States. The program features arrangements of beautiful hymn melodies in stunning performances that leave audiences profoundly moved and inspired, including the premiere of Mack Wilberg's arrangement "Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing."

You can also get this album on Amazon.com and iTunes or listen on Spotify.

View Original 1994 concert DVD of this program.



TRACKS

1. Saints Bound for Heaven
arr. Mack Wilberg
BYU Combined Choirs and Orchestra

2. My Shepherd Will Supply My Need
arr. Mack Wilberg
BYU Concert Choir

3. Simple Gifts
arr. Amy Dalton
BYU Women's Chorus

4. Awake, Ye Saints of God, Awake!
Evan Stephens/Eliza R. Snow; arr. Ronald Staheli
BYU Concert Choir and BYU Singers

5. The Morning Trumpet
arr. Mack Wilberg
BYU Men's Chorus

6. Come, We That Love the Lord
Aaron Williams/Isaac Watts; arr. Ronald Staheli
BYU Combined Choirs

7. Wondrous Love
arr. Paul Christiansen
BYU Women's Chorus

8. Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal
arr. Alice Parker
BYU Singers

9. Let Me Fly
arr. Robert DeCormier
BYU Concert Choir

10. Cindy
arr. Mack Wilberg
BYU Men's Chorus

11. Bound for the Promised Land
arr. Ronald Staheli
BYU Singers

12. Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee
John B. Dykes; arr. Ronald Staheli
BYU Concert Choir and BYU Singers

13. Redeemer of Israel
arr. Mack Wilberg
BYU Combined Choirs

14. Aaron Copland's Third Symphony excerpt
BYU Philharmonic Orchestra

15. How Can I Keep From Singing
arr. Ronald Staheli
BYU Singers

16. Abide With Me; 'Tis Eventide
Harrison Millard/Lowrie M. Hofford; arr. Crawford Gates
BYU Concert Choir

17. Battle Hymn of the Republic
William Steffe/Julia Ward Howe; arr. Peter Wilhousky
BYU Combined Men and Orchestra

18. Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
John Wyeth/Robert Robinson; arr. Mack Wilberg
BYU Combined Choirs and Orchestra

+Click HERE to watch the concert performance of "Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing" from the DVD A Thanksgiving of American Folk Hymns.


 



CREDITS

Recording: Jon Holloman

Editing and mastering: Troy Sales

20th Anniversary Edition Credits

Producer: Ben Fales

Remastering: Troy Sales

Remastering Review: Ron Simpson

BYU Records is part of BYU Music Group, an enterprise center in the School of Music at Brigham Young University and part of the College of Fine Arts and Communications.

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  • 5
    I enjoyed the various BYU choirs singing the folk songs.

    Posted by Joann Layton on 28th Oct 2014

    I enjoyed the music but the last song of the CD skipped and I couldn't enjoy the music. The CD was defective.