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The Choral Works of Ola Gjeilo

From: WFIU
Series: Horizons in Music
Length: 59:01

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A conversation with composer Ola Gjeilo about his music and hear some selections from the Phoenix Chorale's recording "Northern Lights: Choral Works by Ola Gjeilo"

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When Charles Bruffy heard Ola Gjeilo's setting of the antiphon “Ubi caritas” at a choral director’s conference in Miami, Florida back in 2007, he recognized it as something special. He went back to Arizona and introduced the music of Ola Gjeilo to his ensemble the Phoenix Chorale, and that began a long partnership with the Norwegian composer that has culminated in the 2012 release of “Northern Lights: Choral Works by Ola Gjeilo” on the Chandos label. 

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When Charles Bruffy heard Ola Gjeilo's setting of the antiphon “Ubi caritas” at a choral director’s conference in Miami, Florida back in 2007, he recognized it as something special. He went back to Arizona and introduced the music of Ola Gjeilo to his ensemble the Phoenix Chorale, and that began a long partnership with the Norwegian composer that has culminated in the 2012 release of “Northern Lights: Choral Works by Ola Gjeilo” on the Chandos label. 

Musical Works

Title Artist Album Label Year Length
Prelude Phoenix Chorale Northern Lights: Choral Works by Ola Gjeilo. Chandos 2012 02:56
Dark Night of the Soul Phoenix Chorale Northern Lights: Choral Works by Ola Gjeilo. Chandos 2012 12:38
The Ground Phoenix Chorale Northern Lights: Choral Works by Ola Gjeilo. Chandos 2012 03:37
Unicornis captitivur Phoenix Chorale Northern Lights: Choral Works by Ola Gjeilo. Chandos 2012 06:37
Evening Prayer Phoenix Chorale Northern Lights: Choral Works by Ola Gjeilo. Chandos 2012 05:54
Kats-Chernin: Calliope Dreaming Trio Arbos Play it again. Non Profit Music 2012 07:32