A joint concert with Grace Chorale of Brooklyn and the Congressional Chorus of Washington DC.
(To hear music clips from American Voices, click here...)
In a reprise of our joint concert last year held in Washington, D.C. at the home of The Congressional Chorus, this year they came to "our house" in Brooklyn.
The Joint Concert was held on June 10th at Saint Ann's Church in Brooklyn Heights, featuring String quartets and a Big Jazz Band. The theme was American Composers and the music included:
By The Congressional Chorus:
VAMO LA! by Christopher Urquiaga
(First Generation American Composer of Peruvian and Brazilian descent)
Movement One - "Those Times"
Movement Two - "Amor Profundo"
Movement Three - "Vamo La!"
Excerpts from CALLING ALL DAWNS by Christopher Tin
Movement One - "Baba Yetu" (Swahili)
Movement Five - "Rassemblons-Nous" (French)
Movement Ten - "Hamsafar" (Farsi)
Movement Eleven - "Sukla-Krsne" (Sanskrit)
Movement Twelve - "Kia Hora Te Marino" (Maori)
By the Grace Chorale of Brooklyn:
"Three Joyce Poems" from James Joyce’s Chamber Music by Brooklyn-based composer Vince Peterson
"Red Red Rose" by James Mullholand
"April Song" by Brooklyn based composer Matt Podd
Sacred Concert by Duke Ellington
Parts 1, 6, 8 and 10
“Praise God and Dance”
“Praise god and Dance”
American the Beautiful, arranged by Michael McCarthy