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Eric Whitacre Singers Live at Union Chapel

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Recorded live at Union Chapel, London, this EP features the very first choral piece written by Eric. Go, Lovely Rose was written as a gift for David Weiller, Director of Choral Studies at the University of Las Vegas, in Eric’s final year there as a student, and served as the first in a series of events that led him to the Juilliard School of Music (studying under John Corigliano) and to a life in music.

This recording is the first to be published conducted by the composer, and sits alongside a choral jewel of recent years by Sir John Tavener – The Lamb – and Maurice Duruflé’s beautiful Ubi Caritas. The soaring sounds of Poor in Spirit, written by American composer Jeff Beal and featuring Mr. Beal on flugel horn, close the EP.

Release Date: 10 July 2015

Eric Whitacre conductor
Eric Whitacre Singers choir
SOPRANO Alice Gribbin, Ali Hill, Sophie Jones, Gwen Martin, Amy Wood
ALTO Helen Brookes, Hannah Cooke, Rose Martin, Chloe Morgan
TENOR Ben Alden, Matthew Howard, Nick Madden, Gareth Treseder
BASS Nick Ashby, Alexander Learmonth, Greg Skidmore, Edmund Saddington, Simon Whiteley

Claire Long & Meg Davies, Music Productions executive producers
Mike Hatch, Floating Earth sound engineer
Chris Kalcov editor

Label: UNQUIET, UNQ003

Recorded live at Union Chapel, London (UK) on 5 March 2015

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Track Listing

1. Ubi Caritas
Maurice Duruflé
02:57
2. I Hide Myself (Three Flower Songs)
Eric Whitacre
02:55
3. With a Lily in Your Hand (Three Flower Songs)
Eric Whitacre
02:47
4. Go, Lovely Rose (Three Flower Songs)
Eric Whitacre
05:00
5. The Lamb
John Tavener
04:27
6. Poor in Spirit (feat. Jeff Beal)
Jeff Beal
06:48
Eric Whitacre Singers Live at Union Chapel

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Union Chapel 5 March 2015