Spiritual & Gospel Musicians-10

MUSICIANS ON THIS PAGE: ARETHA FRANKLIN * SHEMEKIA COPELAND * REV. ISAIAH SHELTON * SONS OF THE SOUL REVIVERS * THE BE GOOD TANYAS * KIRK FRANKLIN * BILLY JOE SHAVER * DIANNE REEVES * WAR AND TREATY * ARVE HENRIKSEN * HYMNS * J. S. BACH * ELLIOT FRANKS & ANDREW CHISLETT & 1st PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, PALO ALTO * SACRED MUSIC FROM MEDIEVAL SPAIN * ARVO PART * MORTEN LAURIDSEN * EDWARD HIGGINBOTTOM

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Aretha and Mavis together live!:


Originally recorded in 1926, “The Liar” by Rev. Isaiah Shelton is, I believe, the earliest recorded forerunner of hip-hop  music:


Here, The Be Good Tanyas perform a song written in the 1920s by Washington Phillips:





Dianne Reeves live at Newport Jazz Festival, 8/12/2000:




Meditational & spiritual music:



HYMNS:

Featuring Cambridge Singers:

St. Martin in the Fields, London:

Same song with another title and different arrangement. Performed as part of vigil in support of immigrants at West County Detention Facility, Richmond, CA on May 7, 2016 – with All Souls Episcopal Church of Berkeley and the East Bay Interfaith Immigration Coalition:

The University of Notre Dame Folk Choir singing “Here I am Lord” by Dan Schutte, at Notre Dame’s Flaherty Hall chapel:

Featuring the cast of the Lion King and London Gay Men’s Chorus:

Elliot Franks, tenor; Andrew Chislett, piano:

FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF PALO ALTO (CA) is affiliated with the Presbyterian Church USA. We are a justice-seeking, LGBTQIA+ affirming, intellectually curious congregation that cares deeply about one another, the Palo Alto community, and the world. This project was instigated by The Presbyterian Peacemaking Fellowship as part of the 224th General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (USA). Listen closely to the words as the lyrics have been changed to address issues of justice, earth care, and peace:

Playlist of 25 hymns:



Llibre Vermell And The Cantigas De Santa Maria:

Arvo Pärt, Cantus in memoriam Benjamin Britten, Strings of Hungarian State Opera, Tamas Benedek, conductor, Antal Eisrich, percussion. Images from NASA and the Hubbel Showcase:

Morten Lauridsen, composer; Kontsert Estonia kontserdisaalis 28. märts 2013; Tallinna Muusikakeskooli sümfooniaorkester ja koor; Eesti Filharmoonia Kammerkoor:

Edward Higginbottom composed the piece below: