I was walking after church today, and this came on. (I was just listening to a mix that Apple provided.) I had to come home and look it up!

Ah, that low note at 5:15! (Not the only low note, mind you, but that one was pretty wonderful!)

Benedict Sheehan, “Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom”

Mvt. 9: The Cherubic Hymn

The Saint Tikhon Choir
Benedict Sheehan, Conductor

sainttikhonchoir.org

Mendelssohn: Warum toben die Heiden
Bragi Alumni Choir; Rein de Vries, Director

Andrew Peterson and Ben Shive: Is He Worthy?
Highrock Church

“Is He Worthy?” (Andrew Peterson) – Performed by Tim Bongiovanni, Tom Baskett, Esther Lin, Koo Chung, Ronald Hong, and the Highrock Virtual Easter Choir.
Choir arrangement by Andrew Peterson, Additional arrangements by Tim Bongiovanni.
Video editing by Samuel Kim.

Here is Andrew Peterson singing the song, in case you wonder who he is:

Yes, occasionally I listen to contemporary stuff. Go figure.

These are getting harder and harder to find … not sure how long I can keep the virtual choir posts going! This is quite short, but I love Bach, so here you go:

Bach: Ich will hier bei dir stehen
Voci Vocal Ensemble; Rineke, Director

Robin Mark: Ancient Words

Music Arr / Instrumental by – John Eifediyi

God Is Seen arr. Alice Parker
DSOA Alumni Virtual Choir; Arlene Graham Sparks, Director

And why not?! (Really, doing the opening on those low clarinets … quite lovely! Who knew I’d say something like THAT in my lifetime?)

I’m not sure how many times I’ve played the English horn solo, but it’s a lot. I’m going to guess I’ll never play it again, but who knows for sure?

Be sure and WATCH as well as listen … it’s fun!

William Tell Overture for Wind Ensemble

Beautiful!

(Can you hear the variety of tone? Oboists don’t all sound the same!)

Mendelssohn: Heilig
The Choir of the Church of St. Mary the Virgin; Dr. David Hurd, Music Director

Heilig, heilig, heilig, ist Gott, der Herr Zebaoth!
Alle Lande sind seiner Ehre voll.
Hosianna in der Höh’!
Gelobt sei, der da kommt im Namen des Herrn!
Hosianna in der Höh’!

Holy, holy, holy is God, the Lord Sabaoth!
The whole earth is full of your glory.
Sing Hosanna in the heights.
Blest is he that comes in the name of the Lord.
Sing Hosanna in the heights.

(I continue to try and find these virtual choir performances, but it’s possible I’ll have to do something new soon: I am not finding as many these days.)

Thomas Tallis: If Ye Love Me
Cantabile Regensburg; Matthias Beckert, Director