MP3 The Thanksgiving CD - Come, Ye Thankful People, Come
Finally - Thanksgiving music for Thanksgiving. The perfect Hostess Gift. Full-length CD of choral, solo, a cappella and kids songs. A MUST for background music during the Turkey Feast. Full lyrics and authors included.
13 MP3 Songs
KIDS/FAMILY: Kid Friendly, CLASSICAL: Traditional
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Quincy Choral Society
The Quincy Choral Society is based in historic Quincy, Massachusetts. QCS has performed in the Boston area for 25 years, as well as in Europe in Austria, the Czech Republic, England, France, Italy, Scotland and Wales. They have performed in Chartres Cathedral, The Hallows by the Tower (of London), at the Fringe Festival in Edinborough, and in the Church of St. Nicholas in Prague. They just returned from their July 2005 tour of Northern Italy where they performed at St. Mark''s Cathedral in Venice.
Under the talented direction of John Nichols, the Quincy Choral Society has grown to more than 80 members in the last 10 years. QCS musicians are from all walks of life: business people, doctors, lawyers, teachers, homemakers, students and retirees. Members live between Boston and Cape Cod, and share the common love of singing together.
QCS has performed a wide variety of music, including:
*Major classical choral masterpieces, such as: Bach''s Mass in B Minor; Beethoven''s Missa Solemnis; Brahms'' A German Requiem; Handel''s Messiah; Haydn''s Creation; Mendelssohn''s Elijah; Mozart''s Requiem; Schubert''s Mass in A Flat and Vivaldi''s Gloria.
*Major works by contemporary composers, such as: Britten''s Ceremony of Carols; Bush''s Christmas Cantata; Copland''s In the Beginning and Rutter''s Magnificat and Requiem.
*Spirituals, such as: My Lord, What a Mornin''; Ezekial Saw de Wheel; Ain''t Got Time to Die; Somebody''s Knockin'' at Your Door and Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho.
*Showtune medleys, such as: Gershwin''s Porgy and Bess; Rodgers and Hammerstein''s Carousel; Schonberg''s Les Miserables and Lloyd Webber''s Phantom of the Opera.
*Seasonal songs, patriotic songs, and much more!
aka Pelican Groove
Guest performers a.k.a. Pelican Groove have performed a cappella in the Boston area since the mid-90s. Twice they tied for 1st Runner-Up in the Boston Regional Harmony Sweepstakes.
Over their history, they''ve performed at hundreds of events, clubs, parties, community concerts and made live appearances on television and radio. They''ve sung on the hallowed grass of Fenway Park (Go Red Sox!), the cobblestones of Fanueil Hall Marketplace and the marble proscenium of Boston''s Hatch Shell/Esplanade.
a.k.a. Pelican Groove''s CD "Plunge" showcases their diverse repertoire of classic R&B, doo-wop, 70''s soul, 90''s alternative, pop originals and more. a.k.a. Pelican Groove''s specialty is introducing audiences to the sound of high-tech, groove-based a cappella ...a sound audiences love!
Guest performer Jeff Cruikshank took his first and only guitar lesson at the age of 11. He subsequently taught himself folk guitar, slowly during each school year then at breakneck speed over the summers in order to keep up with his cousins'' band. He plays, writes music and lyrics, and performs locally in the Boston area.
Jeff is a writer by profession and has published over 30 books that he''s authored himself, co-authored, written under contract and written under pen names. His latest mystery, written under his own name, is titled "Murder at the B-School" and was released last October.
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