2007-03-15 / News

Library carries CDs donated by Jamestown Community Chorus

The Jamestown Community Chorus has donated over 60 compact discs to the Jamestown library over the past 10 years as part of its commitment to promote choral singing in the Jamestown community.

This year the Jamestown Rotary Club has joined with the chorus in providing CDs to the library.

The latest additions to the library collection from the Jamestown Community Chorus include: a 5-CD set titled "European Choral Music (1525-1751)," Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, with works by Lassus, Palestrina and Victoria; "The Testament of Freedom" by Randall Thompson with "Frostiana," performed by Manhattan Chamber Orchestra and New York Choral Society; and "Sing Ye Heavens, Hymns for All Time," the Cambridge Singers, directed by John Rutter. Also, Chanticleer, "Our American Journey," and "Amor: Opera's Greatest Love Songs," featuring Caballe, Carreras, Corelli, Domingo, Horne, Te Kanawa, Pavarotti, and Sutherland.

The 2007 donations from the Jamestown Rotary are: "Woodie Guthrie: American Folk Legend" 3-CD set; "Newport Folk Festival- 1963. The Evening Concerts, Vol. 1"; "Ella Fitzgerald" - Priceless Jazz Collection; Tony Bennett, "Duets: An American Classic"; Roomful of Blues, "Dressed Up to Get Messed Up"; and "Frank Sinatra's Greatest Hits."

The chorus encourages other groups and individuals to add to this fine library collection of music.

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