Recordings

Kantorei has released six albums over the past decade ranging from solo a cappella works to collaborations with orchestras and choirs. Its most recent album, My Spirit Sang All Day, includes works by Rachmaninoff, Wolf, Sweelinck and Reger, as well as American composers Alan Hovhaness, Kenneth Jennings, Dale Grotenhuis, Stephen Paulus, and Carol Barnett.

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My Spirit Sang All Day - CD Cover

My Spirit Sang All Day

2011 - Recorded live in concert at Saint Mary's Chapel at The Saint Paul Seminary.

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Track List

  1. Exultate Justi Ludovico Grossi da Viadana (c. 1560-1627)
  2. My Song in the Night Southern Folk Hymn arr. Paul J. Christiansen (1914-1997)
  3. Alma Redemptoris Mater Axel Theimer (b. 1946)
  4. My Soul, There is a Country C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)
  5. Webster from An American Thanksgiving Sacred Harp hymn arr. Carol Barnett (b. 1949)
  6. The Call Kenneth Jennings (b. 1925)
  7. A Rose Tree Blossoms Alan Hovhaness (1911-2000)
  8. Bogoroditse Devo from All-Night Vespers Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
  9. Venite Exultemus Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
  10. Lux Aurumque Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)
  11. Pilgrims’ Hymn from The Three Hermits Stephen Paulus (b. 1949)
  12. Hodie Christus Natus Est Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
  13. The Road Home Stephen Paulus (b. 1949)
  14. Song of Triumph Dale Grotenhuis (b. 1931)
  15. Entre Armas Jason A. Heald (b. 1958)
  16. Wanderziel Hans von Bülow (1830-1894)
  17. Aufblick from Sechs Geistliche Lieder Hugo Wolf (1680-1903)
  18. My Sprit Sang All Day Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
  19. Das Mädchen vom Lande Max Reger (1873-1916)
  20. Die Blümelein Sie Schlafen arr. Axel Theimer (b. 1946)
Songs for Mary - CD Cover

Songs for Mary

2002 - Kantorei was instrumental organizing this collection of choral and instrumental music to benefit the charitable organization, Sharing and Caring Hands.

Unfortunately, Kantorei does not sell this recording. You must contact St. Patrick's Guild to purchase this recording.

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Proceeds from "Songs for Mary" benefit Sharing & Caring Hands, a Minnesota nonprofit that provides food, clothing, and shelter to those in need.The 71-minute CD is available for $15 from all Twin Cities St. Patrick's Guild locations. Call 651.690.1506 (local) or 800.652.9767 (toll free), or visit them at stpatricksguild.com.

Track List

  1. Salve Regina (Gustafsson) – St. John’s University Men’s Chorus
  2. Salve Regina (Desenclos) – Kantorei
  3. Salve Regina (Childs) - Minnesota Chorale
  4. Ave Maria (Busto) - Dale Warland Singers
  5. Ave Maria (Bach/Gounod) - Perry Sommers & Anne Ransom
  6. Ave Maria (Schubert) - Johanna & James Dorn
  7. Ave Maria (Head) - Minnetonka Chamber Choir
  8. Ave Maria (Biebl) - Apollo Male Chorus
  9. Ave, maris stella (Grieg) - National Lutheran Choir
  10. Bogoroditse Devo (Rachmaninoff) - Magnum Chorum
  11. Antiphon for the Virgin (Davidson) - VocalEssence Ensemble Singers
  12. Cuncti simus (Medieval Spanish) - Minnesota Boychoir
  13. Sonata XV: The Coronation of Mary (Biber) - Lucinda Marvin, Julie Elhard, and James A. Dorn
  14. Magnificat (Marshall) - Bel Canto Voices
  15. Regina coeli (Mozart KV 276) - Festival Choir & Orchestra