Songs of Praise and Remembrance

In the tradition of the award winning holiday specials A Celebration of Christmas and A Thanksgiving of American Folk Hymns, comes Brigham Young University’s newest offering, Songs of Praise and Remembrance: A Memorial Day Celebration. Taped before a live audience, this program features exceptional production values, film-quality lighting and sets, and breathtaking images of 600 singers and 80 instrumentalists performing beloved songs and folk hymns especially arranged for this Memorial Day special. Performing are four choirs from BYU’s acclaimed School of Music, under the direction of internationally recognized conductors and composers Ronald Staheli and Mack Wilberg, with Bryce Rytting and Cherilyn Worthen.

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Praise to the Lord, the Almighty
arr. Mack Wilberg

The King of Love My Shepherd Is
arr. Mack Wilberg

Ain’-A That Good News
William Dawson

El Yivneh Hagalil
arr. Peter Sozio

Turn the World Around
Belafonte & Freedman; arr. Robert De Cormier

A Pure River of Water of Life
Murray Boren

Turn Around
arr. Ronald Staheli

What Would You Do if You Married a Soldier?
arr. Mack Wilberg

The Dying Soldier
arr. Mack Wilberg

I’m Runnin’ On
arr. Mack Wilberg

Slavonic Dance No. 2, op. 46
Antonin Dvorak

Peace Like a River
arr. Ronald Staheli

The Lord Is My Shepherd
arr. Mack Wilberg

We’ll Shout and Give Him Glory
arr. Mack Wilberg

Thou Gracious God, Whose Mercy Lends
arr. Mack Wilberg