Praise Be to Christ

Expressing a striking variety of styles, the 16 titles include ritual music, Gospel acclamations, responsorial psalm settings, strophic hymns, an ostinato refrain recalling the Taizé chants, a chant in an African style and a moving piece for Good Friday.
Praise Be to Christ [CD]

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A musical re-telling of the life and ministry of Christ, from the Incarnation to the exhortation "Go out to the whole world, proclaim the Good News." With songs for use in liturgies throughout the year, Praise Be to Christ reflects the group's continuing commitment to writing accessible melodies and adaptable pieces for communities with varying needs and resources.

Expressing a striking variety of styles, the 16 titles include ritual music, Gospel acclamations, responsorial psalm settings, strophic hymns, an ostinato refrain recalling the Taizé chants, a chant in an African style and a moving piece for Good Friday.

The St. Thomas More Group -- Stephen Dean, Peter Jones, Peter McGrail, Anne Quigley, Bill Tamblyn and James Walsh -- includes many of England's leading liturgical composers. Produced by Andrew Wright, the recording features an enthusiastic performance by a choir of young singers from Cambridge.