What a Mighty God: Spirituals and Gospels for Chorus

Order from Gothic Records

Stirring spirituals and rousing gospel melodies sung by a superb chorus. VocalEssence Ensemble Singers and Chorus with orchestra and jazz band; special guests Moore by Four; Philip Brunelle, conductor

“Flawless choral singing, presented with a genuine feeling of compassion and warmth.”

— BBC Music Magazine

1 Witness (Jack Halloran) 1986
2 Hush! Somebody’s Callin’ My Name (arr. Brazeal W. Dennard)

Yolanda Williams, soprano

1986
3 Death Is Gonna Lay His Cold Icy Hands on Me (arr. André Thomas)

James Bohn, baritone; Sanford Moore, piano

1993
4 Walk Together, Children (arr. William Henry Smith)

Sanford Moore, piano

1937
5 Were You There? (arr. Robert Scholz)

Brian Link, tenor

1982
6 Elijah Rock (arr. Moses Hogan) 1992
7 This Train (arr. Sanford Moore)

Moore by Four; Sanford Moore, piano; Robert Commodore, drums; Jay Young, bass

1988
8 Jesus, Lover of My Soul (arr. Richard Smallwood)

Music/J.S. Bach; text/Charles Wesley; Moore by Four; Philip Brunelle, piano

1992
9 My Lord, What a Mornin’ (arr. Harry T. Burleigh) 1929
10 Go Down, Moses (arr. Robert A. Harris)

Yolanda Williams, soprano

1984
11 In Dat Great Gittin’ Up Mornin’ (arr. Jester Hairston)

Yolanda Williams, soprano

1930
12 Crucifixion (Adolphus Hailstork) 1973
13 Go Where I Send Thee (arr. André Thomas)

Michael Jorgensen, baritone; Charles Kemper, piano

1989
14 Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (arr. Dale Adelmann)

Steve Burger, baritone

1988
15 Go,Tell It on the Mountain (arr. Sanford Moore)

Moore by Four; Sanford Moore, piano; Robert Commodore, drums; Jay Young, bass

1993
16 What a Mighty God (arr. Michael Abels)

Moore by Four and the VocalEssence Chorus; Sanford Moore, piano; Joe Pulice, drums; Gordon Johnson, bass

1992