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Choral

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Light and Gold: The Music of Eric Whitacre

Eric Whitacre APM/Nate Ryan
58min 59sec : Light and Gold: The Music of Eric Whitacre (Christmas)

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

Light and Gold, the Music Of Eric Whitacre, is supported in part by Hella Mears Hueg and Bill Hueg, celebrating new choral music in American life.

Eric Whitacre APM/Nate Ryan