Rise, My Soul
Label: BYU Records
Format: COMPACT DISC
Kime, David; Applonie, Jean; Mu, Wenhao; Augustus, Halie; Robertson, Deborah; Nielsen, Anna; Adair, Samantha; Bastian, Lindsay; Williams, Adrienne; BYU Women's Chorus
Primarily an album of sacred and inspirational hymns and songs, 'Rise, My Soul' is the final album from BYU conductor Jean Applonie. The album features some of her finest conducting work as the BYU Women's Chorus brings to life familiar and new choral arrangements. The Women’s Chorus at BYU is a large group of select, versatile singers who perform a diverse repertoire extending from medieval and renaissance works to masterpieces of our own time. Folk music and other varied genres are included in the choir’s study and performances. The choir is well known for its beautiful, blended sound from pristine, quiet unison to the majesty of large textured sonorities.