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Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)

O Clap Your Hands

O clap your hands, all ye people;
Shout unto God with the voice of triumph.
For the Lord most high is terrible.
He is a great King over all the earth.
God is gone up with a shout,
The Lord with the sound of a trumpet.
Sing praises to God; sing praises.
Sing praises to our King; sing praises.
For God is the King of all the earth.
Sing ye praises with understanding.
God reigneth over the heathen.
God sitteth upon the throne of His holiness.
Sing praises unto our King. Sing praises.
                    Psalm 47

Performed by Elora Festival Singers, conducted by Noel Edison


René Clausen (b.1953)

All That Hath Life and Breath Praise Ye the Lord


Performed by Kansas City Chorale, conducted by Charles Bruffy


Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Rejoice in the Lamb

Background and Text

Performed by The Sixteen, conducted by Harry Christophers


J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230


Performed by Monteverdi Choir, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner


Eric Whitacre (b.1970)


Performed by Eric Whitacre Singers, conducted by Eric Whitacre


Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Gloria from Mass in D Major, Op.123 “Missa Solemnis”


Performed by Monteverdi Choir & Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, conducted by John Eliot Gardiner