SOUTHERN HARMONY

Podcast: Southern Harmony

In 1835 WIlliam Walker published his songbook Southern Harmony. The title page describes it as a collection of “tunes, hymns, psalms, odes and anthems”. It sold an astonishing 600,000 copies before the US Civil War, and became the inspiration for … Read More →


LAURIDSEN Choral Music

Podcast: Morten Lauridsen’s Choral Music

Morten Lauridsen is America’s pre-eminent composer of choral music. His music, with long, arching, expressive lines is enjoyed by performers and audiences alike. In the CD featured in this podcast, the Elora Festival Singers under conductor Noel Edison present five … Read More →