Classical Reviews/Choral

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An “akafist” (more commonly spelled “akathist”), from which the choir performing here takes its name, is an Eastern Orthodox hymn dedicated to either a saint, a...

I don’t recall any disc containing six settings of the same text, in this case the Medieval sequence Stabat mater . I once wrote an article...


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Thematically, this CD might seem like a downer, with all this imploring for mercy and crying out to the Lord from the depths. Still, there’s a...

This DVD of the Brigham Young University Young Ambassadors’ latest musical revue, Heart Songs celebrates the myriad faces of love in the tunes of Broadway musicals...

This is an interesting album of Eastern European choral music (with organ interludes by Pēteris Vasks, Jan Janca, and the lone non-European on this set, Philippine...


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