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Choral legend Dale Warland turns 90 on April 14.
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Dale Warland picks his favorite choral pieces to mark his 90th birthday

Dale Warland’s music-making has inspired countless choral music lovers. In the 34-year existence of the Dale Warland Singers, he and the ensemble commissioned 270 works and released 29 recordings. Warland turned 90 on April 14. Listen now as he introduces some of his favorite performances to celebrate.

Warland on Argento

Dominic Argento: “You Promised Me, My Dearest Life,” from I Hate and I Love, and “The Pond,” from Walden Pond

Dale Warland - Dominic Argento
Classical FeatureDominic Argento: “You promised me, my dearest life” from I HATE AND I LOVE and “The Pond” from WALDEN POND.

Warland on Lauridsen

Morten Lauridsen: “O Magnum Mysterium”

Dale Warland - Morten Lauridsen
Morten Lauridsen: “O Magnum Mysterium”

Warland on Barber

Samuel Barber: “Mary Hynes” and “The Coolin,” from Reincarnations

Dale Warland - Samuel Barber
Samuel Barber: “Mary Hynes” and “The Coolin” from REINCARNATIONS

Warland on Paulus

Stephen Paulus: “Pilgrim’s Hymn,” from The Three Hermits

Dale Warland - Stephen Paulus
Stephen Paulus: “Pilgrim’s Hymn” from THE THREE HERMITS

Warland on Howells

Herbert Howells: ”Requiem I” and “Requiem II,” from Requiem

Dale Warland - Herbert Howells
Herbert Howells: ”Requiem I” and “Requiem II” from REQUIEM American Choral Catalogue (ACC) 120

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