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Heavensong: Music of Contemplation and Light (2010)

Heavensong features beloved classical selections that will lift and transport you through a journey of light and hope. From new Mack Wilberg compositions to familiar melodies to “The Prayer,” this music is perfect for quiet contemplation. Heavensong is a poignant and beautiful offering unlike anything the Choir has recorded—longtime fans and new listeners alike will be captivated by this sublime musical feast.

  • Language English
  • UPC Code 783027016628
  • Media Types CD; MP3; Digital Download

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  1. TracksTrack TitleTrack Time
  2. 01 The Shepherd 2:33
    Music By
    Mack Wilberg
    Lyrics By
    David Warner
    Publisher
    Composition unpublished
  3. 02 Sheep May Safely Graze 5:10
    Music By
    Johann Sebastian Bach
    Lyrics By
    English text: Katherine K. Davis
    Arrangement By
    Choral arrangement: Katherine K. Davis
    Orchestration By
    William Walton
    Publisher
    "Galaxy Music Corp. (ASCAP) / © 1942 Galaxy Music Corp. (Choral arrangement); English lyrics by Katherine K. Davis (ASCAP); from "Suite from the vallet 'The Wise Virgins'" by Sir William Walton after J. S. Bach © Oxford University Press, 1942 All rights reserved. (Orchestration)
  4. 03 Brother James's Air 4:19
    Music By
    James Leith Macbeth Bain
    Lyrics By
    Text: Psalm 23
    Arrangement By
    Mack Wilberg
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press (ASCAP) © 2010 Oxford University Press
  5. 04 O Lord Most Holy (Panus angelicus) 3:48
    Music By
    César Franck
    Lyrics By
    Text: Arthur Ryder
    Arrangement By
    Alexander Schreiner and Leroy Robertson
    Orchestration By
    Mack Wilberg
    Publisher
    Arrangement unpublished
  6. 05 Be Thou My Vision 4:08
    Music By
    Traditional Irish melody
    Lyrics By
    Text: Translated by Mary E. Byrne, versed by Eleanor H. Hull
    Arrangement By
    Mack Wilberg
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press (ASCAP) © 2010 Oxford University Press
  7. 06 Pavane 6:51
    Music By
    Gabriel Fauré
    Arrangement By
    Choral arrangement: Nathan Hofeins
    Publisher
    Choral arrangement unpublished. Instrumental music public domain.
  8. 07 O Light Of Life 5:06
    Music By
    Mack Wilberg
    Lyrics By
    David Warner
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press (ASCAP) / © 2008 by Oxford University Press.
  9. 08 O Lord God 3:58
    Music By
    Paul Chesnokov
    Lyrics By
    English adaptation by N. Lindsay Nordon from Psalm 104
    Publisher
    © 1926 Boston Music Co., Music Sales Corporation
  10. 09 Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring 3:28
    Music By
    Johann Sebastian Bach
    Lyrics By
    Martin Jahn; English translation by Robert Bridges
    Orchestration By
    Lucien Cailliet
    Publisher
    Arrangement owned and licensed by The Philadelphia Orchestra
  11. 10 Meditation from Thaïs 5:27
    Music By
    Jules Massenet
    Artist
    Igor Gruppman
    Publisher
    Public domain
    Other
    Guest artist: Igor Gruppman, violin
  12. 11 The Lord Is My Shepherd 3:07
    Music By
    Howard Goodall
    Lyrics By
    Psalm 23
    Publisher
    European American Musicon behal of Faber Music Ltd. (ASCAP) / © 1994 Howard Goodall; this arrangement © 2000 Howard Goodall
  13. 12 I Will Lift Up Mine Eyes 6:54
    Music By
    John Rutter
    Lyrics By
    Psalm 121
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press (ASCAP) © 1975 Oxford University Press. All rights reserved.
  14. 13 The Prayer from Quest for Camelot 4:50
    Music By
    David Foster and Carole Bayer Sager
    Lyrics By
    David Foster and Carole Bayer Sager
    Arrangement By
    Mack Wilberg
    Orchestration By
    William Ross
    Artist
    David Foster
    Publisher
    © Warner-Barham Music LLC. All rights for Warner-Barham Music LLC administered by Songs of Universal, Inc.
  15. 14 Alleluia 3:56
    Music By
    Ralph Manuel
    Orchestration By
    Mack Wilberg
    Publisher
    Hinshaw Music, Inc. (ASCAP) © 1987 Hinshaw Music, Inc. String accompaniment made by permission for use by Mormon Tabernacle Choir.
  16. 15 Benediction 2:28
    Music By
    Mack Wilberg
    Lyrics By
    David Warner
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press (ASCAP) © 2010 Oxford University Press

Description

Recorded live in the Tabernacle in Salt Lake City, Utah on September 8-12, 2009. Released January 5, 2010