Praise Him: Anthems, Folk Songs, and Hymns [CD] - BYU Men's Chorus

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At last! The powerful, melodic, youthful BYU Men’s Chorus returns to the world of CDs with Praise Him. You’ll hear timeless gems such as “A Mighty Fortress Is Our God” and “Danny Boy,” along with audience favorites such as the unbelievable “Joshua Fit the Battle of Jerico.” Discover why everybody’s saying . . . YOU GOTTA HEAR THIS.

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1. A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
Martin Luther, arr. William Heyne

2. Fight the Good Fight with All Thy Might
J. .S. B. Monsell and John Gardner

3. Who Is He in Yonder Stall?
Benjamin Handby and Robert H. Young

4. More Holiness Give Me
Philip Paul Bliss, arr. Ronald Staheli

5. Awake, My Sons, Awake
Words: adapted from 2 Nephi 1 and Ephesians 5 and 6; Music: Lane Johnson

6. Thou Art God
David Adam and Lionel Bourne

7. Praise Him!
Words: from Psalm 150; Music: Michael Cox

8. Isaiah 44:3
Words: from Isaiah 44:3; Music: Jackson Berkey

9. The Long Day Closes
Henry F. Chorley and Arthur Sullivan

10. Personent hodie
Anonymous, setting by Lara Hoggard

11. Praise My Soul
Henry Francis Lyte and Mark Andrews, arr. Mark Hayes

12. Guide Us, O Thou Great Jehovah
William Williams and John Hughes, arr. Rosalind Hall

13. Our Father
Words: from the Lord's Prayer; Music: Maurice Duruflé, adapted by J. Mark Baker

14. Kwmbayah
Traditional African tune, arr. K. J. Dinham

15. Shenandoah
American folk song, arr. Kevin Riehle

16. Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho
Triditional spiritual, arr. David Wright

17. Danny Boy
Words: Fred Weatherly; Music: traditional Irish, known as "Londonderry Air", arr. Bob Chilcott

18. Polly Wolly Doodle
Traditional American, arr. John Leavitt

19. Down in the Valley
Kentucky folk tune, arr. George Mead


Produced by Rosalind Hall with Jon Holloman

Executive producer and postproduction: Ron Simpson

Recording engineer: Jon Holloman

Digital editing and mastering: Troy Sales

Recorded on the stage of the de Jong Concert Hall, Brigham Young University

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

Rosalind Hall, conductor

Jonathan Bowman, piano;
Morgan Busch, second piano;
Chad Jenks, organ;
Emily Outhier, flute;
Carly Jackson, oboe;
Christian Smith,* bassoon;
Alicia McQuay, harp;
Jason Bergman, Randy Lee, Michelle Mingledorff, Erin Cox, trumpet;
Rob Davis, Daniel Omer, horn;
Adam Bean, trombone;
Dan Barrett, bass trombone;
Ron Brough,* Jenne West, Ryan Nashif, Jeffrey Bartholomew, percussion;
Ben Chang, Kate Homer, Fidel Perez, Shaundra Culatta, fiddle.
* faculty performers

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  • 5
    healing to my soul

    Posted by Unknown on 24th Feb 2016

    healing to my soul. The song entitled Isaiah 44:3 had such an amazing impact on me it is hard to describe. I don't know the composer but feel like he was totally inspired. The first time I heard it I wept because of the message that spoke to me. I ordered the CD and the day I got it I laid down on the floor and turned on that song again. I just sobbed and sobbed. I think I must've played it 10 times in a row until I stopped weeping. Please communicate my thanks to the men's choir and composer for this song which continues to bless my life.