Dona Nobis Pacem

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Sunday, August 18, 2013

This week’s program is called "Dona Nobis Pacem" — "Give Us Peace" — and features music of remembrance, reflection and hope, that brings people together in the face of tragic events. 

Program details: 

Vaughan Williams: Agnus Dei fr. Dona Nobis Pacem
— Carmen Pelton, soprano; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and Chorus; Robert Shaw, conductor.

Ralph Manuel: Alleluia
— Canterbury Choral Society; Dennis Schrock, director.

John Tavener: Song for Athene
— Westminster Abbey Choir; Martin Neary, director.

Mozart: Introit fr. Requiem, K. 626
— Boston Symphony Orchestra; Erich Leinsdorf, conductor.

Bach: Sarabande from Cello Suite No. 5, BWV 818
— Yo-Yo Ma, cello (live at Boston's Holy Cross Cathedral).

Patty Griffin, arr. Whitney Simmons : Up To The Mountain
— Gabrielle Brutus, soprano; Boston Children’s Chorus; Anthony Trecek-King, director.

Stephen Feigenbaum: When the Sun Rose Up this Morning
— Boston Children’s Chorus; Anthony Trecek-King, director.

Sven-David Sandstrom, after Purcell: Hear My Prayer
— Estonian Philharmonic Choir; Paul Hillier, director.

Tippett: Deep River fr. A Child of Our Time
— Boston Children’s Chorus; Anthony Trecek-King, director.

Rachmaninoff: Ave Maria fr. Vespers, Op. 37 No. 6
— Choir of New College, Oxford; Edward Higginbottom, director.

Samuel Barber: Agnus Dei
— Dale Warland Singers.

Bono, arr. Whitney Simmonds: In The Name of Love
— Emma Kromm, soprano; Boston Children’s Chorus; Anthony Trecek-King, director.

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