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Dec. 12 2015

12/22/15 – Light and Gold: The Music of Eric Whitacre – 10 pm

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Eric Whitacre is the most popular choral composer today, and his works are beloved by choirs throughout the world. In this one-hour programs, he introduces the music with co-host Brian Newhouse and describes the often-colorful backstory of how each piece came to be.

Playlist

Whitacre: Little Tree – Brigham Young University Singers, Ronald Staheli, cond.

Whitacre: Glow – Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.

Whitacre: Winter – The Choral Project

Lauridsen: O Magnum Mysterium – Polyphony, Stephen Layton, cond.

Poulenc: Hodie – Polyphony, Stephen Layton, cond.

Whitacre: Lux Aurumque – Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.

Whitacre: Lux Aurumque (Wind Band version) – North Texas Wind Symphony, Eugene Corporan, cond.

Whitacre: Lux Nova – Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.

Whitacre: The Chelsea Carol – Eric Whitacre Singers, Eric Whitacre, cond.

Video highlights from the program

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