11. April 2021 · Comments Off on Sunday Evening Music · Categories: Sunday Evening Music

Featured in our Good Friday 2021 virtual celebration of the Lord’s Passion: https://youtu.be/81Rw2M1NAi8?

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When I survey the wondrous cross
Rockingham
Adapted by Edward Miller (1731 – 1807)
Words by Isaac Watts (1674 – 1748)
Sung by True Voices Evensong Choir
Recorded virtually in March 2021

When I survey the wondrous Cross,
On which the Prince of glory died,
My richest gain I count but loss,
And pour contempt on all my pride.

Forbid it, Lord, that I should boast
Save in the death of Christ my God;
All the vain things that charm me most,
I sacrifice them to his Blood.

See from his head, his hands, his feet,
Sorrow and love flow mingled down;
Did e’er such love and sorrow meet,
Or thorns compose so rich a crown?

His dying crimson like a robe,
Spreads o’er his body on the Tree;
Then am I dead to all the globe,
And all the globe is dead to me.

Were the whole realm of nature mine,
That were a present far too small;
Love so amazing, so divine,
Demands my soul, my life, my all.

True Voices Evensong Choir (* core group):
Soprano: Janine Alexander, Colleen Breytenbach, Susan Carletti*, Anna Grieve, Maryanne McLachlan, Erin Poulter, Nicholas Poulter, Stephanie Pulker*
Alto: Helene Cooke*, Rouzanna Coxson, Bryony Poulter*, Jocelyn Taylor*, Katie Worthington-Smith
Tenor: Levi Alexander, Damian Newell* (solo), Matthew Poulter*, Len Worthington-Smith
Bass: Simon Chapman, Patrick Cordery*, Graham Molyneux, Johan Swanepoel*

Organ: Dr Diederick Basson

Mixed and edited by Matthew Poulter

This recording © 2021 True Voices
All rights reserved.

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(Side note: I had thought it was time to let Sunday music go, but I guess I’m just not quite ready to do that. So I will try to continue for now, but I have given up searching for women composers, and my format from now on will simply be to copy and paste whatever the YouTube pages has for the notes.)

Steal Away
Traditional Spiritual, arr. Patrick Dupré Quigley
Performed by The Utah State University Chorale
Danielle Casós, soloist
Jeremy Adriano, piano
Directed by Cory Evans

Video Credits
Camera: Logan Kelley
Video Editing: Cory Evans
Audio Engineering: John Carter, 13/8 Productions
Recorded in St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Hyde Park, Utah on March 10, 2021
Special thanks to Mary Garrett, Donald Fiesinger and everyone at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.