Recordings

awlogoFine Choral Recordings by the William Baker Festival Singers Available Now!Timeless music of many traditions…for your listening pleasure, your gift-giving list, and to perpetuate excellence in the choral arts.

Promised Land

Released on Amber Waves Sound Recordings on October 10, 2010 The William Baker Festival Singers: William O. Baker, Music Director & Conductor THE MORNING TRUMPET (arr. Michael Richardson) POOR WAYFARIN’ STRANGER (arr. Michael Richardson) PROMISED LAND (arr. Michael Richardson) WITH A VOICE OF SINGING (Kenneth Jennings) EXULTATE DEO (Hans Leo Hassler) WAKE, AWAKE FOR NIGHT IS FLYING (arr. F. Melius Christiansen) SONG FOR ATHENE (John Taverner) JOHN SAW THE NUMBER (arr. Alice Parker) EVERY TIME I FEEL THE SPIRIT (arr. William Dawson) SWEET HOME (arr. Wendell Whalum) MARY HAD A BABY (arr. Wendell Whalum) HEALER IN THE HOUSE (Randy Phillips) Convocation 2010 Mass Choir: William O. Baker, Music Director & Conductor DONA NOBIS PACEM (Johann Sebastian Bach) RIDE THE CHARIOT (arr. William Henry Smith) HE NEVER FAILED ME YET (Robert Ray) AMAZING GRACE (arr. Janis M. Lane) Order Online

Festival For Christmas

festivalforchristmas Released on Amber Waves Sound Recordings, November 17, 2009 SUSSEX CAROL (Wood) PROCESSIONAL: O COME, ALL YE FAITHFUL (Willcocks) CLIMB TO THE TOP OF THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN (Jennings) ARISE, YOUR LIGHT HAS COME (Danner) CHRISTMAS MADRIGAL (Specvacek-Avery) ONE DECEMBER, BRIGHT AND CLEAR (Willberg) NARRATION: SEEK THE LORD WHILE HE MAY BE FOUND TO HIM WE SING (Thomas) NARRATION: MY SOUL MAGNIFIES THE LORD KLING GLOCKEN (German Traditional) MOST HIGHLY FAVORED LADY (Massey) NARRATION: AND THERE WERE SHEPHERDSA FESTIVAL FOR CHRISTMAS (Helvering)

  • ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH
  • PERSONENT HODIE
  • OF THE FATHER’S LOVE BEGOTTEN
  • O HOLY NIGHT
  • JOY TO THE WORLD

NARRATION: IN THE BEGINNING WAS THE WORD THIS ENDRIS NIGHT (Robison/Helvering) REJOICE, OUR SAVIOR IS BORN (Helvering) NARRATION: HOW BEAUTIFUL UPON THE MOUNTAINS HALLELUJAH CHORUS (Handel) RETIRING PROCESSIONAL: HARK, THE HERALD ANGELS SING (Willcocks) Order online

American Voices

americanvoicescover1 Released on Amber Waves Sound Recordings, November 18, 2008 SING TO THE LORD (Parker) SEEK THE LORD (Clausen) HOW STILL HE RESTS (Pierce) THE ROAD NOT TAKEN (Thompson) SERENADE TO MUSIC (Helvering) AUDIO SAMPLE AGNUS DEI (Barber) AUDIO SAMPLE AMAZING GRACE (Lane) AUDIO SAMPLE WALK TOGETHER CHILDREN (Hogan) I CAN TELL THE WORLD (Hogan) JESUS LAY YOUR HEAD IN THE WINDOW (Hogan) CHANGED MY NAME (Twine) HE’LL MAKE A WAY (Smith) AUDIO SAMPLE THE LORD BLESS YOU AND KEEP YOU (Helvering) Click here for printable order form Order online

Christmas Atlanta – Our First DVD Recording

christmas_atlanta_photo BRING A TORCH JEANNETTE ISABELLA THE ANGELS AND THE SHEPHERDS O COME ALL YE FAITHFUL SALVATION IS CREATED ARISE YOUR LIGHT HAS COME DING DONG MERRILY ON HIGH SOME CHILDREN SEE HIM FANFARE FROM “CHRISTUS NATILIS” A FESTIVAL FOR CHRISTMAS ANGELS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH, PERSONENT HODIE, OF THE FATHER’S LOVE BEGOTTEN, O HOLY NIGHT, JOY TO THE WORLD NOEL NOUVELET GO WHERE I SEND THEE GLORIA IN EXCELSIS HALLELUJAH CHORUS HARK THE HERALD ANGELS SING Click here for printable order form Order online

Jubilate

jubilate_cover CRY OUT AND SHOUT (Knut Nystedt) AUDIO SAMPLE SICUT CERVUS (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina) BEATI QUORUM VIA (Charles Villiers Stanford) AUDIO SAMPLE COOL OF THE DAY (arr John Ratledge) AND I SAW A NEW HEAVEN (R. Douglas Helvering) AUDIO SAMPLE THE YOUNG GALILEO (Mark Gresham) POOR WAYFARIN’ STRANGER (arr. Michael Richardson) MY LORD, WHAT A MORNIN’ (arr. H. T. Burleigh) STEAL AWAY (arr. Joseph Jennings) I’M GONNA SING ‘TIL THE SPIRIT MOVES IN MY HEART (arr. Moses Hogan) AUDIO SAMPLE SOMETIMES I FEEL (arr. Alice Parker) CITY CALLED HEAVEN (arr. Josephine Poelintz) GREAT DAY (arr. Warren Martin) AUDIO SAMPLE AMAZING GRACE (arr Janis M. Lane) Click here for printable order form Order online

Sing And Ponder

sing_ponder_cover SING AND PONDER (Plainsong/Melchoir Valpius) AUDIO SAMPLE WHEN I SURVEY THE WONDROUS CROSS (Lowell Mason) O COME LET US SING TO THE LORD (Emma Lou Diemer) AUDIO SAMPLE MY SONG IN THE NIGHT (arr. Paul Christiansen) SWEET HOME (arr. Wendall Whalum) BEATI QUORUM VIA (Charles Villiers Stanford) AVE MARIA (R. Douglas Helvering) AUDIO SAMPLE THE EARTH ADORNED (Waldemar Åhlén) VOUCHSAFE, O LORD (R. Douglas Helvering) AUDIO SAMPLE LAUDES ORGANI (Zoltan Zodaly) Click here for printable order form Order online

A Voice Of Singing

a_voice_of_singing_small WITH A VOICE OF SINGING (Kenneth Jennings) GOD IS SEEN (arr. Alice Parker) SING JOYFULLY (William Byrd) UBI CARITAS (Maurice Durefle) GIVE ME JESUS (arr. Larry L. Fleming) SOON ONE MORNIN’ (arr. Gail Kubik) YOU MUST HAVE THAT TRUE RELIGION (arr. Roland Carter) MORE LOVE (arr. Sid Davis) WHO IS THAT YONDER? (arr. Edward Boatner) EVERY TIME I FEEL THE SPIRIT (arr. William Dawson) EASTER ANTHEM (arr. William Dawson) SWING LOW, SWEET CHARIOT (arr. Alice Parker) LET ME FLY (arr. Robert DeCormier) O SIFUNE MUNGU (arr. David Maddux) HE NEVER FAILED ME YET (Robert Ray) Click here for printable order form Order online

BOUND FOR GLORY

Featuring Soprano Roz Royster Benoit bound_for_glory253x140 PRAISE HIS HOLY NAME (Hampton) AUDIO SAMPLE GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN (Jennings) HERE’S A PRETTY LITTLE BABY (Thomas) ROUND THE GLORY MANGER (James) BEHOLD THE STAR (Dawson) AFRICAN NOEL (Thomas) GIVE ME JESUS (Fleming) AUDIO SAMPLE GOOD MORNING BROTHER PILGRIM (Parker) AUDIO SAMPLE HARK I HEAR THE HARPS ETERNAL (Parker) AMAZING GRACE (Lane) THE BATTLE OF JERICHO (Hogan) O SIFUNI MUNGU (Maddux) RIDE THE CHARIOT (Smith) AUDIO SAMPLE GREAT DAY (Martin) MY SOUL’S BEEN ANCHORED IN THE LORD (Hogan) AUDIO SAMPLE HE NEVER FAILED ME YET (Ray) AUDIO SAMPLE PRAYER OF THE CHILDREN (Bestor) Click here for printable order form Order online

Images Of Wonder

images_of_wonder252x139 O YULE FULL OF GLADNESS (Jennings) AUDIO SAMPLE THE GLORY OF THE FATHER (Hovland) E’EN SO, LORD JESUS QUICKLY COME (Manz) BEFORE THE MARVEL OF THIS NIGHT (Schalk) GO TELL IT ON THE MOUNTAIN (Jennings) O MAGNUM MYSTERIUM (de Victoria) LO, HOW A ROSE E’RE BLOOMING (Distler) TOTA PULCHRA EST (Durufle) BOGORODITSE DEVO (Rachmaninov) AUDIO SAMPLE THIS CHRISTMASTIDE (Fraser) AUDIO SAMPLE O LITTLE TOWN OF BETHLEHEM (Jennings) THE THREE KINGS (Willan) WONDROUS LOVE (Christiansen) HERE’S A PRETTY LITTLE BABY (Thomas) AUDIO SAMPLE OUR FATHER (Gretchaninov) AUDIO SAMPLE AFRICAN NOEL (Thomas) AUDIO SAMPLE PRAISE TO THE LORD (Christiansen) A NEW HOSANNA (Christiansen) Click here for printable order form Order online