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Holiday Harmonies: Songs of Christmas

Jamie Barton, Maureen McKay, Essential Voices USA, Judith Clurman

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Angels We Have Heard on High (arr. by D. Chase for Choir and Piano)
Traditional; David Chase; Essential Voices USA; Tedd Firth; Judith Clurman
O Holy Night (arr. by R. Nowlin for Choir and Harp)
Adolphe Adam; Essential Voices USA; Stacey Shames; Judith Clurman
Silent Night (arr. by J. Clurman & T. Firth for Voice, Choir and Piano)
Franz Xaver Gruber; Jamie Barton; Essential Voices USA; Tedd Firth; Judith Clurman
Love Came Down
Jennifer Higdon; Maureen McKay; Essential Voices USA; Stacey Shames; Judith Clurman
Schlichte Weisen, Op. 76  
No. 52. Maria Wiegenlied
Max Reger; Jamie Barton; Tedd Firth
Whispered and Revealed
Nico Muhly; Essential Voices USA; Stacey Shames; Judith Clurman
Merry Christmas Wishing Well (arr. by M. Gilbertson for Choir and Piano)
Gene Gilroy; Lorraine Gilroy; Essential Voices USA; Tedd Firth; Judith Clurman
We Wish You a Merry Christmas (arr. by J. Clurman for Voice, Choir and Piano)
Traditional; Jamie Barton; Maureen McKay; Essential Voices USA; Judith Clurman
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    24:26
Judith Clurman conducts her acclaimed chorus Essential Voices USA on this holiday collection, featuring premiere recordings of vibrant arrangements of traditional seasonal favourites along with works written especially for the album by some of America’s finest composers. The vocal ensemble is joined by Grammy-nominated mezzo-soprano Jamie Barton, soprano Maureen McKay, pianist Tedd Firth and harpist Stacey Shames.
88.2 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Sono Luminus Studio Master

Executive producer: Judith Clurman
Producer: David Frost
Recording and mixing engineer: Tom Lazarus
Mastering engineer: Silas Brown
Recorded at the American Academy of Arts and Letters: February 12, 2015

Tracks 1, 2, 3, 6 and 7 Published by G. Schirmer, Inc.
Track 4 Published by Lawdon Press
Track 5 by Associated Music Publishers
Track 8 from manuscript

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