Be Thou My Vision

Released in November 2008, BE THOU MY VISION is Oriana’s fifth CD: a compilation of favourite hymns and songs of faith. This CD was recorded live at Oriana’s May 2008 concert, Praise My Soul. It includes premiere performances of six new arrangements commissioned by the choir from some of Canada’s most renowned choral composers: John Beckwith, Eleanor Daley, Derek Holman, Leonard Enns, Jon Washburn, and Ruth Watson Henderson. This inspiring collection will lift the spirits and bring joy to the heart.

Track Listing

1 Be Thou My Vision
James Bourne, Piano; Michael Bloss, Organ
Arr. Ruth Watson Henderson 4:39
2 Brother James’s Air (Marosa) Arr. Gordon Jacob 3:18
3 All Creatures of Our God and King
Michael Bloss, Organ 
Arr. Eleanor Daley 4:32
Psalm Trilogy Srul Irving Glick
4 Psalm 92: Mizmore Shir L’yom Hashabat 4:41
5 Psalm 47: Lam’natzeiach Livnei Korach
6 Psalm 23: The Lord Is My Shepherd 4:10
7 Halifax
Leslie Newman, Flute
Arr. John Beckwith 3:55
8 Dies Irae Z. Randall Stroope 3:57
9 Psalm 23
Leslie Newman, Flute; Clare Scholtz, Oboe
Z. Randall Stroope 5:34
10 Praise, my soul, the King of heaven
Michael Bloss, Organ
Arr. Jon Washburn 3:05
Hymns for Hers Arr. Lani Smith
11 Just As I Am 3:41
12 The Church’s One Foundation 3:11
13 Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing 3:07
14 Fairest Lord Jesus
Leslie Newman, Flute; Clare Scholtz, Oboe;
James Bourne, Piano; Michael Bloss, Organ
Arr. Leonard Enns 4:48
15 Zion’s Walls Arr. Glenn Koponen 2:07
16 The King of Love
Leslie Newman, Flute; Michael Bloss, Organ
Arr. Derek Holman 4:16
17 There’s a Little Wheel A-Turnin’ In My Heart Arr. Robert A. Harris 1:42
18 This Little Light of Mine Arr. Robert A. Harris 2:28
19 All Things Bright and Beautiful
Leslie Newman, Flute; Clare Scholtz, Oboe;
James Bourne, Piano; Michael Bloss, Organ
Arr. Mack Wilberg 2:57
20 Kumbaya Arr. Paul Sjolund