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100 Years: Celebrating A Century Of Recording Excellence (2010)

Marking one hundred years since the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's first recording on September 1, 1910, this historic box set captures the best, most popular, and most requested songs ever. From that first historic recording, to modern masterpieces, this three-disc set (2CD/1DVD) is a milestone in the Choir's history of musical excellence. Includes a bonus CD/DVD of archival and historic performances!

  • Language English
  • UPC Code 5038092
  • Media Types CD; MP3; Digital Download

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  1. TracksTrack TitleTrack Time
  2. Disc 1
  3. 01 Alleluja Fanfare/Praise to the Lord the Almighty 3:09
    Music By
    German Hymn Tune
    Lyrics By
    Joachim Neaner, Trans. by Catherine Winkworth
    Arrangement By
    Mack Wilberg
    Orchestration By
    NA
    Artist
    Mormon Tabernacle Choir
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Other
    Initial Album: America's Choir
  4. 02 How Great Thou Art 5:00
    Music By
    Swedish folk melody
    Lyrics By
    Stuart K. Hine
    Other
    Initial Album: Then Sings My Soul
  5. 03 Morning Has Broken 2:25
    Music By
    Traditional Gaelic melody
    Lyrics By
    Eleanor Farjeon
    Other
    Initial Album: Consider the Lilies
  6. 04 Brother James's Air 4:27
    Music By
    James Leith Macbeth Bain
    Lyrics By
    Psalm 23
    Other
    Initial Album: Heavensong
  7. 05 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring 3:36
    Music By
    Johann Sebastian Bach
    Lyrics By
    Martin John; Engl. trans. by Robert Bridges
    Orchestration By
    Lucien Cailliet
    Other
    Initial Album: Heavensong
  8. 06 The Lord's Prayer 3:30
    Music By
    Albert Hay Malotte
    Lyrics By
    Scripture
    Other
    Initial Album: Then Sings My Soul
  9. 07 The Impossible Dream 3:49
    Music By
    Mitch Leigh
    Lyrics By
    Joe Darion
    Other
    Initial Album: Showtime!
  10. 08 Homeward Bound 5:54
    Music By
    Marta Keen Thompson
    Lyrics By
    Marta Keen Thompson
    Other
    Initial Album: Love Is Spoken Here
  11. 09 Old Time Religion 3:03
    Music By
    Traditional
    Lyrics By
    Traditional
    Other
    Initial Album: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
  12. 10 Climb Ev'ry Mountain 3:30
    Music By
    Richard Rodgers
    Lyrics By
    Oscar Hammerstein II
    Other
    Initial Album: America's Choir
  13. 11 God Bless America 3:52
    Music By
    Irving Berlin
    Lyrics By
    Irving Berlin
    Other
    Initial Album: Spirit of America
  14. 12 Call of the Champions 4:55
    Music By
    John Williams
    Lyrics By
    Olympic Motto
    Other
    Initial Album: Spirit of America
  15. 13 Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing 6:13
    Music By
    American folk hymn
    Lyrics By
    Robert Robinson
    Other
    Initial Album: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
  16. 14 "Hallelujah" from Messiah 3:55
    Music By
    George Frideric Handel
    Lyrics By
    Scripture
    Other
    Initial Album: Ring Christmas Bells
  17. 15 Glorious Everlasting 3:15
    Music By
    M. Thomas Cousins
    Lyrics By
    Psalm 57
  18. 16 Betelehemu 5:20
    Music By
    Via Olatunji and Wendell Whalum
    Lyrics By
    Traditional
  19. Disc 2
  20. 01 How Firm a Foundation 4:35
    Music By
    Attributed to J. Ellis
    Lyrics By
    Attributed to Robert Keen
    Other
    Initial Album: Then Sings My Soul
  21. 02 Consider the Lilies 5:26
    Music By
    Roger Hoffman
    Lyrics By
    Roger Hoffman
    Other
    Initial Album: Consider the Lilies
  22. 03 Simple Gifts 3:13
    Music By
    Shaker song
    Lyrics By
    Traditional Shaker, additions by David Warner
    Other
    Initial Album: Love Is Spoken Here
  23. 04 Be Still My Soul 4:58
    Music By
    Jean Sibelius
    Lyrics By
    Katarina von Schlegel; translated by Jane Borthwick
    Other
    Initial Album: Peace Like a River
  24. 05 "Hallelujah Chorus" from Christ on the Mount of Olives 3:57
    Music By
    Ludvig van Beethoven
    Lyrics By
    Scripture
    Other
    Initial Album: America's Choir
  25. 06 Come, Come, Ye Saints 4:19
    Music By
    English folk song
    Lyrics By
    William Clayton
    Other
    Initial Album: America's Choir
  26. 07 You'll Never Walk Alone (from Carousel) 3:19
    Music By
    Richard Rodgers
    Lyrics By
    Oscar Hammerstien II
    Other
    Initial Album: Showtime!
  27. 08 Shenandoah 4:57
    Music By
    American folk song
    Other
    Initial Album: Spirit of America
  28. 09 The Battle of Jericho 2:40
    Music By
    African-American spiritual
    Other
    Initial Album: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
  29. 10 Over the Rainbow (from The Wizard of Oz) 4:44
    Music By
    Harold Arlen
    Lyrics By
    E. Y. Harburg
    Other
    Initial Album: Showtime!
  30. 11 Down to the River to Pray 3:57
    Music By
    American folk hymn and African-American spiritual
    Other
    Initial Album: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
  31. 12 Amazing Grace 6:25
    Music By
    American folk hymn
    Lyrics By
    John Newton
    Other
    Initial Album: Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
  32. 13 God Be With You Till We Meet Again 2:45
    Music By
    William G. Tomer
    Lyrics By
    Jeremiah E. Rankin
    Other
    Initial Album: America's Choir
  33. 14 Battle Hymn of the Republic 5:28
    Music By
    William Steffe
    Lyrics By
    Julia Ward Howe
    Other
    Initial Album: Spirit of America
  34. 15 All People That on Earth Do Dwell 3:36
    Music By
    Louis Bourgeois
    Lyrics By
    Psalm 100; metrical paraphrase by Rev. William Kethe
  35. 16 Danny Boy 5:11
    Music By
    Frederick E. Weatherly
    Lyrics By
    Frederick E. Weatherly
  36. Bonus Disc Side One - Vintage Audio
  37. 01 Let The Mountains Shout For Joy
    Music By
    Evan Stephens
    Other
    Historic 1st recording made on September 1, 1910
  38. 02 Worthy Is The Lamb
    Music By
    George Frideric Handel
    Lyrics By
    Scripture
    Other
    Historic first electrical recording, made in 1927
  39. 03 Faith Of Our Fathers
    Music By
    Henri F. Hemy, adapted by James G. Walton
    Lyrics By
    Frederick W. Faber
    Other
    Historic 1949 recording
  40. 04 More Holiness Give Me
    Music By
    Philip P. Bliss
    Lyrics By
    Philip P. Bliss
    Other
    Historic first stereo broadcast recording, made in 1959
  41. 05 How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place (from A German Requiem)
    Music By
    Johannes Brahms
    Other
    Historic 1964 recording with Eugene Ormandy and the Philadelphia Orchestra
  42. 06 The Heavens Resound
    Music By
    Ludvig Van Beethoven
    Other
    From the 1977 album "Songs Of Thanks"
  43. Bonus Disc Side Two - Historic Video
  44. 07 A Mighty Fortress Is Our God
    Music By
    Martin Luther
    Lyrics By
    Martin Luther
    Other
    Historic video from July 23, 1962
  45. 08 Life, Law, and Loved Ones
    Other
    Historic 1969 video of the Spoken Word with Richard L. Evans
  46. 09 We Gather Together
    Music By
    16th Century Hymn
    Other
    Historic 1969 video taken from the Choir's Thanksgiving Special
  47. 10 The Worth of a Choir
    Other
    Historic 1979 video of The Spoken Word with J. Spencer Kinard
  48. 11 Battle Hymn of the Republic
    Lyrics By
    Julia Ward Howe
    Other
    Historic video from January 20, 1981 at President's Ronald Regan's inaugural parade.
  49. 12 Hallelujah Chorus (from "Christ on the Mount of Olives")
    Music By
    Ludvig Van Beethoven
    Other
    Historic video taken from the Choir 1992-93 tour of Israel
  50. 13 Alleluia Fanfare/Praise To The Lord, The Almighty
    Other
    Historic 2004 video from the Choir's 75 Anniversary broadcast of Music & The Spoken Word
  51. 14 America The Beautiful
    Music By
    Samuel A. Ward
    Lyrics By
    Katharine Lee Bates
    Other
    Historic 2003 video filmed at the Jefferson Memorial in Washington D.C.
  52. 15 My Song In The Night
    Music By
    American Folk Hymn
    Other
    Official music video for the Choir's 2009 album "Come, Thou Fount Of Every Blessing"
  53. 16 Carve Your Name on Hearts
    Other
    "Spoken Word" message given by Lloyd D. Newell on October 25, 2009
  54. 17 Danny Boy
    Music By
    Irish Traditional
    Other
    Live concert video from the Choir's 2009 tour, filmed at Red Rocks, Colorado

Description

Contents of "100 Years: Celebrating A Century Of Recording Excellence:"


Disc 1
*Alleluia Fanfare/Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
* How Great Thou Art
* Morning Has Broken
* Brother James's Air
* Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
* The Lord's Prayer
* The Impossible Dream
* Homeward Bound
* Old Time Religion
* Climb Ev'ry Mountain
* God Bless America
* Call of the Champions
* Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing
* "Hallelujah" from Messiah

Newly Released Bonus Tracks
* Glorious Everlasting
* Betelehemu

Disc 2
* How Firm a Foundation
* Consider the Lilies
* Simple Gifts
* Be Still, My Soul
* "Hallelujah Chorus" from Christ on the Mount of Olives
* Come, Come, Ye Saints
* You'll Never Walk Alone
* Shenandoah
* The Battle of Jericho
* Over the Rainbow
* Down to the River to Pray
* Amazing Grace
* God Be with You Till We Meet Again
* Battle Hymn of the Republic

Newly Released Bonus Tracks
* All People That on Earth Do Dwell
* Danny Boy

Bonus Disc
Side One - Vintage Audio
* Let the Mountains Shout for Joy (1910)
* "Worthy Is the Lamb" from Messiah (1927)
* Faith of Our Fathers (1949)
* More Holiness Give Me (1959)
* How Lovely Is Thy Dwelling Place (1964)
* The Heavens Resound (1977)

Side Two - Historic Video
* A Might Fortress Is Our God (1962)
* Life, Law, and Loved Ones (1969)
* We Gather Together (1969)
* The Worth of a Choir (1979)
* Battle Hymn of the Republic (1981)
* "Hallelujah Chorus" from Christ in the Mount of Olives (1992)
* Alleluia Fanfare/Praise to the Lord, the Almighty (2004)
* America the Beautiful (2003)
* My Song in the Night (2009)
* Carve Your Name on Hearts (2009)
* Danny Boy (2009)