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Recordings

The Choirs of Grace Church on-the-Hill have made a number of excellent CD recordings that are available at the church.  

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Rise Heart! Thy Lord Is Risen, is now available!. Both choirs sing their own Easter anthems and combine for anthems, motets, and hymns with brass quartet. Ron Jordan is the organist and Melva Treffinger Graham the conductor.

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Hear My Prayer

Anthems and motets of the nineteenth century sung by the choir of Gentlemen and Boys, conducted by Melva Treffinger Graham and accompanied by organist Christopher Dawes.

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O Thou, the Central Orb
By Charles Wood
Choir of Gentlemen and Boys

Tidings of Comfort and Joy

Music for Christmas featuring the Fantasy on Old English Carols by Vaughan Williams.The Choir of Gentlemen and Boys and the Girls' Choir, accompanied by Elizabeth Harwood. This recording is not available at this time.

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Jesus Christ the Appletree
By Elizabeth Poston
Choir of Gentlemen and Boys
The Girls' Choir

Sing Joyfully

Motets and anthems of the Tudor era, with the Missa Aeterna Munera of Palestrina sung by the Choir of Gentlemen and Boys. With Master Tallis' Testament by Howells played by Elizabeth Harwood.

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Sing Joyfully
By William Byrd
Choir of Gentlemen and Boys

The Holy Jazz Concert

With Guido Basso, flugelhorn, and the Barlow Group of jazz musicians. True jazz and genuine church music--ground-breaking crossover with integrity on both sides. Featuring the Byrd Mass for Four Voices embellished by jazz quartet, as well as jazz arrangements of standard hymns and anthems.

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Light of the World
based on a melody by John Dankworth
The Girls' Choir

There Was Setting, There Was Dawning

Brian Barlow's jazz composition for choir and jazz quintet paints a sound picture of creation that is unforgettable. With new hymns and anthems developing the themes of Holy Jazz.

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Bwana Awabariki
Based on an African hymn, arranged by Brian Barlow
Full choirs of Grace Church on-the-Hill

Sing Nowell

Music for the Christmas season for choir, percussion, and harp. 23 carols old and new with the St. Cecilia Choir and the Choir of Gentlemen and Boys.

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Lo, in a Manger
By Stephen Chatman
St. Cecilia Choir

Grace Church has also produced a solo CD by parish member Janet Obermeyer for the benefit of the Music Programme:

My Heart Ever Faithful

Soprano Janet Obermeyer, accompanied by Ron Jordan, sings settings of texts drawn from the Scriptures and from religious prose and poetry. Produced for the church’s benefit in the summer of 2006.

Hear a track from this CD:

I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes
by Michael Head