Jamestown RI Community Chorus

Great Choral Singing Since 1949

Jamestown Library Choral CD Collection

In 1997, as part of our commitment to promote choral music in our community, we established a collection of choral music compact disks that are available for circulation at the Jamestown Philomenian Library.  »Search OSLRI for items in Library Catalog


 

2014

  • Georgian Voices – The Rustavi Choir – Elektra Nonesuch 7559-79224-2
  • Hymnody of the Earth – Malcolm Dalglish and the Oolites – Ooloite Music – 47320 11112
  • Cantus – Cantus Recordings – 55020 12072
  • Great Opera Duets – Virgin Classics 5099902898421
  • Northern Lights – Choral Works by Ola Gjeilo – Phoenix Chorale – Chandos – CHSA 5100
  • Lauridsen – Lux Aeterna – Morten Lauridsen – Paul Salamanovich – RCM 19075

 

 

2015

  • Songs from Shakespeare’s Plays and Popular Songs from Shakespeare’s Time – Tom Kines – Smithsonian Folkways Archival FW 8767
  • Orpheus With His Lute – Music for Shakespeare from Purcell to Arne – Hyperion CDA67450
  • Shakespeare in Song – Charles Bruffy and the Phoenix Bach Choir – Chandos – CHSA5031
  • Shakespeare’s Original Pronunciation – British Library – NSACD 100
  • Come, Gentle Night – Music of Shakespeare’s World – Ensemble Galilei – Telarc CD-80556
  • Shall I Compare Thee? – Choral Songs on Shakespeare Texts – Chicago A Cappella – Cedille 919962
  • Shakespeare’s Music – (featuring music from the movies) – Telarc CD-80551

 

2016

  • Village Harmony – Traditional Songs of the Balkans – Northern Harmony Publishing. 1995.
  • Northern Harmony – Treasures of Grace – Northern Harmony Publishing. 2014.
  • Village Harmony – Best of Village Harmony; 2011-2012-2013. Northern Harmony Publishing. 2014.
  • Ladysmith Black Mambazo – Best of Ladysmith Black Mambazo. Shanachie. 1992.
  • Gabriel Faure – Requiem, Messe Basse, Cantique de Jean Racine, etc. Cambridge Singers. Collegium Records.
  • Eric Whitacre. Light and Gold – Choral Works. Decca. 2010.

Spring 2013 Donations:

Mozart – The Magic Flute – Metropolitan Opera-2006

Puccini – La Boheme – Metropolitan Opera – 1977

The Metropolitan Opera Centennial Gala – 1983

Mozart – The Marriage of Figaro – Metropolitan Opera – 1985

Verdi –  La Traviata – Los Angeles Opera  with Renee Fleming – 2006

Donizetti – L’Elisir d’Amore – – 2005

Wagner – Die Walkure – Metropolitan Opera – 2011

Bizet – Carmen – Metropolitan Opera – 2010

Rent – Final Broadway Performance – 2008

Spring 2012 Donations:

Cloudburst – Eric Whitacre – Polyphony directed by Stephen Layton, Hyperion CDA65743

Mendelssohn – Complete Choral Works – (10CD Box) – Chamber Choir of Europe, directed by Nicol Matt – Brilliant Classics

Michael Buble  – 143 Records/Reprise 48376-2

Schumann – Dichterliebe – F. Wunderlich, tenor, Giesen, piano – DGG 449-747-2

Lauridsen – Lux Aeterna – Los Angeles Master Chorale, Salamunovich – RCM – 19705 (replacement)

Songs by Samuel Barber – Gerald Finley, Julius Drake – Hyperion CDA65728

Brahms – Choral Works – Danish National Radio Orchestra, directed by Stefan Parkman-Chandos CHAN9806

Romantic Classics – The Great American Love Songs – Varese Saraband 302 066 538 2

Brahms Lieder – Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau – (6CD set) – Brilliant Classics


Past Donations

By Composer:

Bach – Mass in B Minor

Bach: Cantatas No. 147; Motets – David Willcocks

Bach and Vivaldi – Gloria

Bach –  Cantata #4

Bach – Cantatas – 147, 227, 140, 80 (2-Disk – EMI MC 61558) (04)

Bach – Passion According To St. John – Harmonia Mundi HMX 2951264.65

Bach – St. Matthew Passion

Beethoven – Mass in C – Telarc CD-80248) (04)

Beethoven – Missa Solemnis – Archiv 429779-2

Bernstein – Chichester Psalms w/Stravinsky-Symphony of Psalms and Poulenc’s Gloria

Brahms – Choral Works

Brahms – German Requiem

Brahms: Secular Choral Songs – RIAS-Kammerchor

Britten – Ceremony of Carols

Britten – War Requiem

Durufle – Requiem

Faure – Requiem

Finzi – Choral Works – The Finzi Singers – Chandos – 8936 (06)

Haydn – The Creation

Lauridsen – Lux Aeterna – Salamanovich, LA Master Chorale – RCM 19705

Lauridsen: Nocturnes

Lloyd-Webber – Requiem – London 444 616-2

Mendelssohn – Elijah

Mozart – Great Choral Works (including Requiem, Great Mass) – BBC Symphony – Philips Classics

Mozart – Requiem

Orff – Carmina Burana – RCA Red Seal – 07863-56533-2

Palestrina – Pope Marcellus Mass

Arvo Part – De Profundis – harmonia mundi -907182 (06)

Poulenc – Sacred Music – Cambridge Singers – Collegium (03)

Rachmaninoff – Vespers

Rodgers and Hammerstein – Allegro

Gilbert and Sullivan – HMS Pinafore

Thompson, Randall – Testament of Freedom and Frostiana – (Koch – 3-7283)(04)

Vaughan-Williams – A Collection of Hymns – Conifer 75605-5129-2

Vaughan Williams – Serenade to Music

Vaughn Williams – Five Mystical Songs

Vaughn Williams – Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Vaughn Williams – Flos Campi

Verdi – Requiem – Reiner, Vienna Philharmonic – London – 444 832-2


By Performer:

Gilbert & Sullivan: The Pirates of Penzance

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific (The New Broadway Cast)

Anonymous 4 – On Yoolis Night

The Azusa Pacific University Choir and Orchestra – Celebrate the Child (04)

Anonymous 4 – American Angels – Songs of Hope, Redemption and Glory – harmonia mundi –

HMUhmu 907326 (05)

Boston Camerata – American Vocalist

Boston Camerata – An American Christmas – (04)

Boston Camerata – The Liberty Tree

Cambridge Singers – Olde English Madrigals – American Gramophone – AG-500-2 (06)

Cambridge Singers – There is Sweet Music

Cambridge Singers – John Rutter Collection – Decca – 289-472-622- 2 (06)

Chanticleer – A Portrait – Teldec Classics 0927 4907-2 (08)

Chanticleer – Wondrous Love

Chorovaya Akademia – Ancient Echoes (04)

Concordia Choir – “My Soul’s Delight” – Rene Clausen, director – Collegium Recordings (03)

Dale Warland Singers – Blue Wheat

Hilliard Ensemble – English and Italian Madrigals

King Singers – Nightsong

King’s Singers – Madrigal History Tour – EMI – CDM 7 69837 2

King’s Singers – Here’s a Howdy Do – A Gilbert and Sullivan Festival – RCA Victor – 09026-61885-2 (05)

The Male Choir of St. Petersburg – EMI 7243 5 73166 2 0

Songs of the Civil War Era – Mormon Tabernacle Choir – Sony (03)

Song of the Volga Boatmen – Slavyanka Russian Men’s Chorus (03)

Swingle Singers – Bach Hits Back/A Cappella Amadeus  – Virgin Classics (03)

Choir of Trinity College Cambridge – Choral Moods – (2CDs) Conifer 75605-51308-2 (05)

Turtle Creek Chorale – “Postcards” – World Choral Music – Reference Recordings (03)

Vienna Choir Boys – Die Wiener Sanger-Knaben – Portrait – Philips – 434 726-2 (05)


Collections:

Best of the Renaissance (2-Disk – Philips STDDUOSE2) (04)

Great Masters – Beethoven

Great Masters – J.S. Bach (8  CD set)

Greatest Choral Show – Various (Decca 289 466 075-2)

Greatest Choruses – RCA Victor – 09206-61241-2

Greatest Hits – The Chorus – Famous Choral Works – (Sony MLK 62684) (04)

Gregorian Chant – St. Benedictine Monks –

Shaw/Parker – Amazing Grace

O Magnum Mysterium – (Victoria, Poulenc, etc.)

The Only Choral CD You’ll Ever Need – BMG/RCA 09076-63760-2

Palestrina Masses: Missa Brevis

The Power and the Majesty – Essential Choral Classics – Robert Shaw, Atlanta Symphony – Telarc CD-80397

Renaissance Choral Treasures – Tallis, Victoria and Palestrina

Rivers of Delight – American Folk Hymns from the Sacred Harp Tradition – the Word of Mouth Chorus – Elektra/Nonesuch – 9 71360-2 (05)

Voices 1900/2000 – A Choral Journey Through the 20th Century – San Francisco Chorus – Delos DE 3270 (05)

West Side Story-The New Broadway Cast Recording

World Voices 1 – World Class 11304-2 – Various Artists (05)

The Holly and the Ivy – Clare College Choir (04)


DVDs donated in 2008

(films that were represented in our Spring Concert “JCC Goes to the Movies”)

Henry V

Brother, Where Art Thou?

Sister Act

Babe

Oscar and Lucinda

The Big Lebowski

A Clockwork Orange

Topsy-Turvy

OTHER DVD’s

Great Masters – Mozart-His Life and Music (DVD)


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