Track listing

 

Kühn Choir of Prague Lenka Navrátilová conductor (Tracks 6 - 13, 15)

Vox Futura Andrew Shenton conductor (Tracks 1 - 5, 14)

 

Kong-Yu Wong

Three Lyrics of Lu Fang Weng

Text by Lu You (1125–1210)

Yoko Hagino piano

Noel Smith choir director

Wee Kiat Chia language coach

1 Prelude 1:34

2 ‘Where is the Mountain?’  3:30

3 ‘On a Homecoming Boat’ 2:32

4 ‘Avoiding Songs and Dances’ & Postlude 3:34

 

Scott Anthony Shell

5 Gitanjali 1  5:20

Text by Rabindranath Tagore

Noel Smith choir director

 

William Copper

6 Ave Regina Caelorum  4:21

Text by Anonymous

 

Deborah Anderson

7 Windows 2:21

Text by Michel Quoist

Daniela Valtová-Kosinová piano

 

8 Colorado Prayer 2:32

Text by Barney C. Crockett

Daniela Valtová-Kosinová piano

 

Theresa Koon

9 Mother of Exiles  4:10

Text by Emma Lazarus

 

Hans Bakker

10 RAT - Counsel for male choir  TTBB  1:39

Text by Joseph Anton Schneiderfranken (Bô Yin Râ)

 

11 Ich habe den Menschen gesehen - for mixed choir SATB  6:14

Text by Christian Morgenstern

 

12 RAT - Counsel for mixed choir  SATB  1:44

 Text by Joseph Anton Schneiderfranken (Bô Yin Râ)

 

Santiago Kodela

13 The Gulag Within  4:40

Text by Santiago Kodela

 

Christopher J. Hoh

14 Music at The Heart of Creation  8:36

Text by Barry E.B. Swain & Christopher J. Hoh

Noel Smith choir director

Dana Oakes, Andrew Sorg, Mary-Lynne Bohn trumpets

Robert Marlatt, Kate Gascogne, Sarah Sutherland french horns

Hans Bohn, Alexei Doohovskoy trombones

Angel Subero bass trombone

Takatsugu Hagiwara tuba

 

Garth Baxter

15 Still Falls the Rain  9:23

Text by Edith Sitwell

Linda Sítková organ

 

 

CREDITS

 

Three Lyrics of Lu Fang Weng, Gitanjali 1

Recorded September 21-22, 2019 at Futura Productions in Roslindale MA

Session Producers John Weston & Noel Smith

Session Engineer John Weston

Assistant Engineer Jacob Steingart

 

Ave Regina Caelorum

Recorded September 16, 2019 in The Chapel at Korunní in Prague, Czech Republic

Session Producer Jan Košulič

Session Engineer Aleš Dvořák

Assistatnt Engineer Jana Jelínková

 

Windows, Colorado Prayer

Recorded September 17, 2019 at The Chapel at Korunní in Prague, Czech Republic

Session Engineer, Producer Jan Košulič

Assistatnt Engineer Jana Jelínková

 

RAT - Counsel for male choir, Ich habe den Menschen gesehen, RAT - Counsel for mixed choir, Mother of Exiles

Recorded December 13, 2019 at the Czech TV Music Studio in Prague, Czech Republic

Session Producer Jan Košulič

Session Engineer Jan Košulič

Assistant Engineer Roman Sklenář

 

The Gulag Within, Still Falls the Rain

Recorded February 5, 2020 in The Chapel at Korunní in Prague, Czech Republic

Session Producer Jan Košulič

Session Engineer Aleš Dvořák

 

Music at The Heart of Creation

Recorded November 9, 2019 at Futura Productions in Roslindale MA

Session Producers John Weston & Noel Smith

Session Engineer John Weston

Assistant Engineer Jacob Steingart

 

 

Executive Producer Bob Lord

 

Executive A&R Sam Renshaw

A&R Director Brandon MacNeil

A&R Quinton Blue, Danielle Lewis, Morgan Santos, Jacob Smith, Chris Robinson

 

VP, Audio Production Jeff LeRoy

Audio Director, Editing & Mixing (tracks 1-5, 13-15) Lucas Paquette

Recording Sessions Director Levi Brown

International Recording Sessions Manager, Editing & Mixing (tracks 6-13, 15) Jan Košulič

Mastering Shaun Michaud

 

VP, Design & Marketing Brett Picknell

Art Director Ryan Harrison

Design Edward A. Fleming

Publicity Patrick Niland, Sara Warner

 

 

 

 

 

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