Tour de France
Tour de france
Virginia Glee Club
Released 2000
Recorded 2000
various locations, France
Genre Classical music

Tour de France is a 2000 compact disc recording by the Virginia Glee Club. The album features live performances from the Glee Club 1999-2000 season, specifically from the Glee Club's Tour de France (2000), and is conducted by Bruce Tammen.

Track listingEdit

  1. Introduction (Bert Steindorff, Glee Club president 2000-01)
  2. Haec dies (Jacob Handl (1550-1591))
  3. O crux benedicta (Cipriano de Rore (1516-1565))
  4. Duo seraphim (Tomás Luis de Victoria (1540-1611))
  5. Hvad est du dog skjon (Edvard Grieg (1843-1907))
  6. And as they came down from the mountain (Alan Hovhaness (b. 1911); B. Tammen, arr.)
  7. Lord, now lettest thou (Alexander Gretchaninoff (1864-1956); P. Chesnokov and C. Roepper, arr.)
  8. Ave Maria (Franz Biebl (b. 1906))
  9. The Morning Trumpet (The Southern Harmony, 1854; B. Tammen, arr.)
  10. Amazing Grace (New Britain) (The Southern Harmony, 1854; Robert Shaw, arr.)
  11. Shenandoah (American folk song; James Erb, arr.)
  12. Alleluia from Brazilian Psalm (Jean Berger (b. 1909))
  13. Deep River (African American Spiritual; H. T. Burleigh, arr.)
  14. Heav'n, Heav'n (African American Spiritual; H. T. Burleigh, arr.)
  15. You go to my head (J. Fred Coots (1936); B. Tammen, arr.)
  16. Night and Day (Cole Porter (1891-1945); B. Tammen, arr.)
  17. All the Things You Are (Jerome Kern (1885-1945))
  18. Ten Thousand Voices / The Good Old Song

Liner notesEdit

During May and June of 2000, the Glee Club traveled in France, singing in Paris, Montluçon, Anzy le Duc, Le Val, Marseilles, Pourrières, Ouveillon, and Peillon, primarily in Romanesque churches with wonderful acoustics. The cuts included on this CD have been selected from live recordings of these performances.

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