Raven has released O Sing Unto the Lord, a CD of choral music commissioned by, and recorded at, Bruton Parish Church in Williamsburg, Virginia.
The Bruton Capella, Rebecca Davy, conductor, JanEl Will, organist, present eight anthems and two hymns commissioned by the church; seven are set to texts written by poet Angier Brock, a Richmond native and Williamsburg-area resident. Most are accompanied by JanEl Will playing the 2019 Dobson organ, opus 96. Some pieces include solo voice, oboe, flute, and handbells.
Commissioned composers include Cecilia McDowall, Brenda Portman, Alvez Barkoskie IV, John S. Dixon,
Philip Stopford, Will Todd, Dan Locklair, Malcolm Archer, and Michael John Trotta. Works by six other composers are also included on the CD.
Raven OAR-171, $15.98 postpaid in the U.S. from RavenCD.com 804/355-6386 and from Amazon, E-Bay, etc. Also streaming and download on iTunes, Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, etc.