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In This Quiet Moment: Choral Essays Vol 3 by The King's Singers

Cross Rhythms Rating: 8/10
CD: Album
Tags: CD, Choral, Album
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Unaccompanied six-part male harmony singing Salvation Army classic repertoire.

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  1. 1. Depth Of Mercy
  2. 2. Share My Yoke
  3. 3. In This Quiet Moment
  4. 4. He Leadeth Me
  5. 5. Isaiah 40
  6. 6. Precious Jesus
  7. 7. Shepherd, Hear My Prayer
  8. 8. God In You
  9. 9. Don't Doubt Him Now
  10. 10. Draw Me Nearer
  11. 11. An Invocation
  12. 12. In Deeper Consecration
  13. 13. O My Jesus
  14. 14. God Came In Jesus To Live Among Us
  15. 15. Sweet Hour Of Prayer
  16. 16. The Lord Bless Thee
  17. 17. Before The Cross
  18. 18. The Lord Is Gracious
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8/10

Reviewed by Stella Redburn

This internationally acclaimed British acappella vocal group was originally formed by six choral scholars of King's College, Cambridge. They have gone on to make dozens of recordings and perform all over the world. There are no members of the original line-up remaining in the group, but the concept remains unchanged. This is volume three of a series exploring the old and newer songs of the Salvation Army. The music was all new to me but no one could fail to be charmed by the vocal discipline of these singers. Their CD blurb says "spot-on intonation, impeccable vocal blend, flawless articulation of the text and incisive timing" and they are not wrong! It's a pleasure to hear singers listen to each other so closely that it's almost like one person singing. The ethereal counter tenor spins out the top line, and to hear the sensitive tenor and fruity reliable bass voices blend for the crunchy harmonies of, eg, "Sweet Hour Of Prayer", is a treat indeed. Apparently, this bass-baritone blend on which the other voices sit is a principle known as the "pyramid of sound". The new setting of "God Be In My Head" by Kevin Norbury, the song "The Lord Bless Thee And Keep Thee" by Ivor Bosanko and the adaptation of Isaiah 40 by William Himes are all choral gems that will surely find their way into the repertoire of other choral groups. All the pieces are serene and meditational, as indicated by the title track, by Gowans and Bosanko, and the group give a timeless quality to their arrangements by often pausing fractionally at the end of the lines to let the harmonies ring out. A real inspiration both for worshipful listening and for other choirs.

Style: Choral
Cross Rhythms Product Code: 105835
Product Format: CD
Content Type: Album
Cat. Code: Salvationist Publishing & Supp 21567
Items: 1
Release Date: 2010

Unaccompanied six-part male harmony singing Salvation Army classic repertoire.

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A sensitive choral adaptation of 19 near-forgotten Salvation Army songs from the famed choral ensemble.

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