Live in Concert: Glad Christmas Tidings

by Mormon Tabernacle Choir

Live in Concert: Glad Christmas Tidings
  • 5060815 glad christmas tidings dvd
  • 5070676 glad tidings bluray

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The Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra on Temple Square unite with award-winning pop sensation David Archuleta and Grammy award nominee Michael York for an energetic Christmas celebration of magnificent proportion. Recorded in front of live audiences totaling over 80,000 in the Conference Center at Temple Square in Salt Lake City, this spectacular event combines elegant dancing, masterful musical performances, and dignified storytelling. Complete with Yuletide favorites like "Silent Night" and "Joy to the World," this memorable performance also includes unique music like "Los pastores a belen," sung by David Archuleta entirely in Spanish. Michael York's touching tale about the humble beginnings of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir, together with moving organ, choir, and orchestra performances make this production an invaluable treasure. Take home this live holiday celebration today and enjoy it for many Christmases to come.

  • Processional: "A Christmas Roundelay"
  • Joy to the World
  • The Cat and the Mouse Carol
  • Three Classic Christmas Choruses
    Gloria in excelsis" from Mass in C Minor
    Gesu bambino
    "Ring Out, Ye Crystal Spheres" from Hodie (Vaughan Williams)
  • Los pastores a belen
  • Silent Night
  • Three Dancing Carols
  • A Holiday Hoedown for Organ ("Deck Them Halls")
  • Sing, Choirs of Angels!
  • Away in a Manger
  • Luke 2: The Christmas Story
  • Angels, from the Realms of Glory

Bonus Features
Go with us to the Conference Center soundstage and hear David Archuleta and Michael York describe their unique experiences in performing with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square.
  • Backstage with David Archuleta
  • Backstage with Michael York
  • Product Details

    DVD

    • SKU: 5060815

    Blu-Ray

    • SKU: 5070676

    Reviews

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    based upon 6 reviews
    Wonderful production!
    By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

    From beginning to end an amazing way to invite the Christmas spirit into your home! David Archuleta's performance of Silent Night brings peace into your heart. I highly recommend this on Blu-ray or DVD.

    Just Like Being There
    By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

    Loved the live performance! My favorite Christmas Concert ever! The DVD is done so well! Just like being there!

    Beautiful!!! Simply Beautiful!!!
    By , Submitted on 2015-02-25

    This was another benchmark of sophistication and good taste. I am so grateful that at least one faith remains a repository of great music, since as a Catholic, I get less and less of this music with each passing year.
    Archuleta is OK, and his voice is pretty, but lacks the refinement of the orchestra and choir---his phrasing is choppy, but with PERFECT intonation.

    About the Author

    Mormon Tabernacle Choir

    The 360 members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir represent men and women from many different backgrounds and professions and range in age from 25 to 60. They reflect a medley of unique lives and experiences and are brought together by their love for singing and their faith. Their incomparable voices are the common chord that unites to form the choral group known all over the world as the Mormon Tabernacle Choir.

    The Mormon Tabernacle Choir originated in the mid-19th century in Salt Lake City. As the Latter-day Saints moved west, Church President Brigham Young included musicians among members of the advance parties. Consequently, a small choir first sang for a conference of the Church in the Salt Lake Valley on August 22, 1847, just 29 days after the first group arrived. The origins of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir may be found in the desire and commitment of early converts to include appropriate music in both sacred and secular events.

    The Mormon Tabernacle Choir has appeared at 13 world's fairs and expositions, performed at the inaugurations of five U.S. presidents, and sung for numerous worldwide telecasts and special events. Five of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir's recordings have achieved "gold record" and two have achieved "platinum record" status. The most popular was the Grammy-Award-winning 1959 release of "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" with the Philadelphia Orchestra.

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