Recordings

As of November 2013, St. Martin’s Chamber Choir has released 13 highly acclaimed CD recordings. All are available either in the form of a physical CD or as downloaded files.

CD_Hardouin_1Henri Hardouin: Complete Four-Part a Cappella Masses, Vol. 1

Released in 2013, Henri Hardouin: Complete Four-Part a Cappella Masses, Volume 1, is a fascinating collection of seldom-heard unaccompanied works from the 18th century, when most choral music employed basso continuo. This is a premiere recording of these masses. The Toccata Classics website has audio clips of the CD’s tracks. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org.

Enlightenment a CappellaEnlightenment a Cappella

Released in 2009, Enlightenment a Cappella, is a fascinating collection of seldom-heard unaccompanied works from the 18th century, when most choral music employed basso continuo. This musical tour of Europe features music by Doles, Graun, Kuhnau, Pitoni, Blow, Mozart and many others.Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or download tracks or the entire CD from iTunes. You can listen to clips on iTunes also.

The Waking: Choral Music of Terry SchlenkerThe Waking: Choral Music of Terry Schlenker

The Waking: Choral Music of Terry Schlenker contains both never-before-recorded new works and favorites from previous St. Martin’s recordings. Lush voicings and distinctive harmonies make Terry’s music truly memorable, loved by St. Martin’s audiences and by a growing number of choirs and listeners around the world. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or download tracks or the entire CD from iTunes. You can listen to clips on iTunes also.

A Marian Christmas IIA Marian Christmas II

A Marian Christmas II is the sequel to St. Martin’s bestselling 1998 recording A Marian Christmas. Featuring many favorites from the December 2006 concerts of the same name, A Marian Christmas contains a delightful collection of carol arrangements and sparkling seasonal works, including five world premiere recordings. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or download tracks or the entire CD from iTunes. You can listen to clips on iTunes also.

It is Finished: Stations of the CrossIt is Finished: Stations of the Cross

St. Martin’s traces Christ’s Holy Week journey to the Cross in It is Finished: Stations of the Cross. The choir performs works from the 16th to 21st centuries, following the Via Crucis and ending with a prelude to Easter. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or download tracks or the entire CD from iTunes. You can listen to clips on iTunes also.

Monastic EchoesMonastic Echoes

The Canonical Hours, an eight movement work by John White reflecting the eight daily monastic services (or hours) as the monks journey through the day, is the centerpiece of St. Martin’s CD Monastic Echoes. Complementing The Canonical Hours are the twelve Gregorian plainchant settings of the Compline text Te lucis ante terminum. Additional works include Terry Schlenker’s “Timor et Tremor” and Craig Carnahan’s “Thou Shalt Know Him”. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or download tracks or the entire CD from iTunes. You can listen to clips on iTunes also.

The Unknown Masterpiece: Premieres from the 2003-2004 SeasonThe Unknown Masterpiece: Premieres from the 2003-2004 Season

The Unknown Masterpiece features live performances of Terry Schlenker’s Mass for Double Choir, Janet Vanden Bosch’s “These few tears – in memoriam Mark Owen Sheldon”, Tim Krueger’s Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, and other works given their premieres by St. Martin’s during their 2003-04 season. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or download tracks or the entire CD from iTunes. You can listen to clips on iTunes also.

O Taste and SeeO Taste and See

St. Martin’s CD O Taste and See was released in 2003. In addition to Ralph Vaughan Williams choral gem of the same name, the CD includes the monumental Mass for Four Voices by William Byrd, Orlando Gibbon’s Short Evening Service, Charles Stanford’s Three Motets, Op. 38, and other works from the Anglican choral tradition. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or download tracks or the entire CD from iTunes. You can listen to clips on iTunes also.

The American SpiritThe American Spirit

The American Spirit is St. Martin’s Chamber Choir’s celebration of American composers, and includes Cecil Effinger’s Four Pastorales for choir and oboe, Terry Schlenker’s” Kyrie”, Randall Thompson’s “Alleluia”, a new setting of the “Lamentations of Jeremiah” by Timothy Krueger, Jean Berger’s Skelton Poems with piano and Tim Sarsany’s Salve Mater misericordiæ. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or download tracks or the entire CD from iTunes. You can listen to clips on iTunes also.

A Glimpse of HeavenA Glimpse of Heaven

A Glimpse of Heaven features heavenly works ranging from Thomas Morley’s setting of the Anglican Burial Service to Horatio Parker’s powerful Adstant Angelorum Chori. The recording also includes works by Pike, Schlenker, Purcell and Cutforth. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or download tracks or the entire CD from iTunes. You can listen to clips on iTunes also.

Dreams All Too BriefDreams All Too Brief: English Partsongs

St. Martin’s Chamber Choir presents Dreams All Too Brief: English Partsongs. Included on this offering are 19th and 20th century miniature jewels by Elgar, Stanford, Vaughan Williams and Howells. Parry’s timeless Songs of Farewell provide the glorious conclusion to this stunning collection of poignant, ethereal choral works. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or download tracks or the entire CD from iTunes. You can listen to clips on iTunes also.

A Marian Christmas IA Marian Christmas

A Marian Christmas, the first full-length compact disc recording by the full St. Martin’s Chamber Choir, was released in December 1998. This highly acclaimed collection features Hugo Distler’s chorale variations on “Es ist ein Ros entsprungen” from his cantata Die Weihnachtsgeschichte, and also includes a selection of Marian antiphons, English carol settings, and three wonderful settings of the text Ave Maria. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or download tracks or the entire CD from iTunes. You can listen to clips on iTunes also.

Symphonie des MysteresJoaquin Nin-Culmell: Symphonie des Mysteres

The men of St. Martin’s Chamber Choir joined organist Richard Robertson for this 1997 recording of Symphonie des Mysteres by French composer Joaquin Nin-Culmell. This large work for organ and Gregorian chant alternates chant with organ meditations on the 15 mysteries of the rosary. The first American performance of this work was given by Mr. Robertson and the St. Martin’s men, in the presence of the composer, on December 7, 1997 in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Denver, Colorado. Toccata Classics TOCC0011. Order directly from St. Martin’s by contacting us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org.

For further information about St. Martin’s recordings please contact us at info@StMartinsChamberChoir.org or in Denver, Colorado at 303-298-1970.