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, ...

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Cinnamon and Cedar

Released in the fall of 2007, Oriana Women’s Choir has created a Christmas CD featuring the secular music of the season. Enjoy these traditional Christmas songs that evoke the scents and good cheer of the holiday season. Track Listing 1 It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year Eddie Pola/George Wyle Arr. Jay Althouse 1:40 2 Christmas Time Is Here ...

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Comfort and Joy

Released in the fall of 2005, Oriana Women’s Choir has created a Christmas CD featuring music that portrays the COMFORT AND JOY of the holiday season.  Featured guest soloists include Alison Melville, recorder, and Timothy Phelan, guitar. Enjoy this beautiful recording of traditional and contemporary classical music for women’s choir. Track Listing 1 Welcome, Yule Doreen Marriott, soprano Becky Voth, ...

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Child With The Starry Crayon

CHILD WITH THE STARRY CRAYON (2004) is the result of a collaboration between Oriana Women’s Choir and the Toronto District School Board. Six composers were commissioned by the choir to set selected student poetry to music for our special Poetry and Music Project. With the generous assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts, the Laidlaw Foundation, and the Harbinger ...

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When Music Sounds

Released in 2000, WHEN MUSIC SOUNDS takes the listener on a journey of cultural diversity through a repertoire of 23 songs for women’s voices. We begin at home with works by prominent Canadian composers Ruth Watson Henderson, Eleanor Daley, Ramona Leungen, and David MacIntyre, and then travel musically to five other nations. Track Listings 1 Come, Ye Makers of Song ...

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