This week on Going Beyond Words and ACDA Radio Host Stan Schmidt creates a Spring Collage of diverse interests with choral works from Austria, Sweden, Italy, Finland, and England. Our Stiles range from the Baroque to a Swedish Composer Born in 1981. Creations are from Isfrid Kayser, Fredrik Sixten, Ippolitp
This week on Going Beyond Words and ACDA Radio, Host Stan Schmidt asks this question….What Do you think of these. You will hear music from India, Germany, Italy and Austria by Composers Monteverdi, Franz Joseph Haydn, Johannes Brahms and Hans Schanderl. Artists included The Miami University Men’s Glee Club, The
This week on Going Beyond Words and ACDA Radio, Host Stan Schmidt invites you to go on a Vocal Vacation. You can visit choirs from America, Ireland and England, displaying their talents with music by Norman Dello Joio; Thomas Weelkes; Johannes Brahms; George F. Handel; Leonard Bernstein; Johann Sebastian Bach;
A version of this post first appeared on the OUPblog on April 21, 2017, and is reprinted with permission of Oxford University Press. Choral singing has been, for some 150 years, one of the mainstays of local music-making and entertainment in the rural regions of Britain. As Director of Music at
This week on Going Beyond Words and ACDA Radio, Host Stan Schmidt Presents a more relaxed atmosphere as his broadcast features Songs Sung in Groups. You will enjoy some very familiar folk melodies, and some selections on texts of William Shakespeare composed by George Shearing and Jaakko Mäntyjärvi, with choirs
This week on Going Beyond Words and ACDA Radio, Host Stan Schmidt Presents a SPECIAL EDITION featuring a Jazz Requiem by Swedish Composer Nils Lindberg. When listening to the Compositions and arrangements of Nils Lindberg, it soon becomes evident that his musical roots are from his native Dalarna, the traditional
This week on Going Beyond Words and ACDA Radio, Host Stan Schmidt Presents music for Passion Sunday and Holy Week. During the visit you will enjoy music from JS Bach, Howard Hanson, Charles Gounod, John Goss, David Naylor, John McCabe, Maximilian Steinberg and two wonderful Hymns. Choral groups include The
This week on Going Beyond Words and ACDA Radio, Host Stan Schmidt continues the serious listening for the Lenten Season and takes you on a soul searching journey through choral music. Using Da Pacem Domine by Gesualdo and Pärt to surround the hour of music, you will hear The beatitudes
This week on Going Beyond Words and ACDA Radio, Host Stan Schmidt continues the serious listening for the Lenten Season. Taking the texts Libera Nos, How Long O Lord? And De Profundis you will encounter music by John Sheppard, an unaccompanied gem by Johann Michael Haydn, Antonio Vivaldi’s Crucifixus, the stunning cry for help from Egil Hovland plus the Agnus dei by Samuel Barber.
By Brandon Moss There is no shortage of stellar choral programs in this country. Like many of you, I was privileged to attend this year’s ACDA National Conference in Minneapolis, where we witnessed at least a couple dozen of the country’s most gifted ensembles from K-12 schools, universities, and churches.