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On the latest episode of Brian's Picks, Anton Armstrong, conductor of the St. Olaf Choir, joins Brian Newhouse in the studio for music and conversation. Armstrong shares five recordings — four by the St. Olaf Choir and one by the college's massed choir — as well as insights into his career, the choral traditions of the college, and the history of the St. Olaf Choir and its conductors. Selections include works by J.S. Bach, Robert Scholz, Kenneth Jennings, Kim Andre Arnesen, and Andre Thomas.
ProgramJ.S. BACH: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225
ROBERT SCHOLZ: Nunc dimittis
KENNETH JENNINGS: The Lord is the Everlasting God (movement 2)
KIM ANDRE ARNESEN: Flight Song
ANDRE THOMAS: Gloria