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Isaiah Thomas Singers:  The Cantata in Early American Music (1982) CD

Isaiah Thomas Singers: The Cantata in Early American Music (1982) CD

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"This item is part of the Folkways (Cook, or Paredon, or Monitor) archives.  The original liner notes from the LP are included."

While the father of the European cantata tradition, J.S. Bach, died in 1750, late eighteenth-century American composers classified their compositions as ‘cantatas’ tentatively, even though they displayed all the requisite components. These choice movements from sacred musical works helped define the definition of the cantata in America.

101     Great Minerva: Temple of Minerva, The: Pasticcio (from Handel's Judas Maccadaeus)      The Isaiah Thomas Singers      1:27          
102     Lord of Hosts,The: Christmas Anthem,A     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     0:59                                                       
103     Bind Kings With Chains From Psalm 149     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     2:03                                                       
104     Hallelujah: Feast of Tabernacles,The     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     2:07                                                         
105     Sunset: Flower Festival Cantata     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     2:51                                                             
106     Lord Make the Woman: Ruth and Naomi     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     1:56                                                         
107     Work Boys, Work: Ruth the Gleaner     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     1:56                                                           
108     Praise Ye the Lord     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     1:05                                                                           
109     Yes! To the Work: Haymakers     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     1:42                                                                 
201     Alleuia, Christ is Risen: Christ the Victor     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     2:03                                                 
202     The Caravan of the Magi: The Coming of the King     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     2:31                                             
203     It Was the Winter World: Nativity,The     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     3:06                                                       
204     In far-off Eastern Country: Holy Child,The     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     2:11                                                   
205     Lord Bless Thee,The: Ruth and Naomi     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     1:53                                                         
206     Lord Make the Woman     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     2:42                                                                         
207     Praise Him,O Ye Heaven: Noel, A Christmas Pastorale     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     3:09                                         
208     Flash the Street With Jasper: Celestial Country,The     The Isaiah Thomas Singers     1:44                                      

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