C Nancy Galbraith: Sacred Songs & Interludes D
performers: Sacred Songs & Interludes • The Pittsburgh Camerata, Rebecca Rollett (conductor), Kara Cornell (mezzo-soprano), Thomas Octave (baritone), Alberto Almarza & Jodi Petroelje (flutes), Jason Gintor & Brandon Schantz (percussion), Mark Carver (keyboards)
Ave Maria • Thomas Octave (baritone), Cecily Borzillo (oboe), Rebecca Rollett (piano)
O Magnum Mysterium • The Pittsburgh Camerata, Rebecca Rollett (conductor), Anthony Rollett (piano)


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program: [01] Opening Song (Rabindranath Tagore)
[02] Always Without Desire (Tao)
[03] Dance My Heart (Sufi Muslim)
[04] Harmony and Peace at Last (Confucian)
[05] Interlude – Chants and Mantras (Hindu/Buddhist)
[06] The Enlightenment (Buddhist)
[07] Lord Have Mercy (Christian)
[08] Holy, Holy, Holy (Christian)
[09] The Moon Shines in My Body (Hindu)
[10] Flute Interlude
[11] Yidgal (Judaic)
[12] Ending Song (Rabindranath Tagore)
[13] Ave Maria
[14] O Magnum Mysterium
press bytes: ...marvelously colorful and appealing. —Pittsburgh Magazine
 

Pittsburgh composer Nancy Galbraith's 30-year career continues to take on new dimensions. Her latest endeavor, "Sacred Songs and Interludes," gracefully integrates her characteristic rhythmic harmonic progressions with Middle-Eastern and Far-Eastern tunes and modes in a work that is both a sensitive celebration of humankind's rich diversity and a powerful musical prayer for wholeness and peace. —Pittsburgh Post Gazette

source: nancygalbraith.com