Angels and Challengers Great American poetry of Emily Dickinson, May Sarton, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and Elinor Wylie as intrepreted in five choral settings by Alice Parker. Performed by The Musicians of Melodious Accord conducted by Alice Parker.
King and the Duke: American Praise commemorates the 30th anniversary of the death of Martin Luther King, Jr. Alice Parker's cantata A Sermon from the Mountain: Martin Luther King was commissioned following his assassination in April, 1968. Ellington: Songs from the Sacred Concerts is a set of four of Duke Ellington's sacred songs, brilliantly arranged by...
My Love and I. Love songs from around the world arranged for male voices by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw. The Men of The Musicians of Melodious Accord and mezzo-soprano Jacqueline Pierce are featured in this collection of favorites. (Gothic G49213).
O Sing the Glories. This is a varied selection of anthems composed and/or arranged by Alice Parker over the last twenty-five years. They run the gamut from a cappella quiet prayer through childlike simplicity to praise with trumpet and full organ. (GIA CD-633)
Singers Glen Explore a period in American history when hymn-singing was a popular pastime. These selections from Alice Parker's opera, based on the life of Joseph Funk, present settings of tunes and texts from Genuine Church Music/Harmonia Sacra, one of the favorite hymnals of the period. It is still in print, in its 25th edition.
Songs for Eve. Alice Parker's setting of the Archibald MacLeish poem's Songs for Eve. This song cycle for vocal and string quartet features Jane Bryden, Lucy Shelton, John Aler and Bruce Fifer with the Manhattan String Quartet conducted by Alice Parker.
Sweet Manna: Early American Songs of Praise Exuberant fuging-tunes, melancholy laments and sprightly dances can be found in Hymnbooks published in New England between 1790 and 1830. They are skilfully re-worked by Alice Parker to echo the sounds of that day, and to provide delightful new-old materials for contemporary listening and singing. (GIA CD-434)