Various Artists

A Classic Thanksgiving: Songs of Praise

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Classic Thanksgiving Songs of Praise features a diverse variety of music intended to make your Thanksgiving a little more special and festive. There are some well-known hymns here like "Praise My Soul" and "Mighty Fortress Is Our God," along with a wealth of orchestral performances. Some of the orchestras featured here include the Halifax Choral Society, the National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland, the Handel Festival Chamber Orchestra, and the London Symphony Orchestra Brass. This is a well-put-together collection, though many of the selections seem trivial since Thanksgiving isn't a particularly music-oriented holiday like Christmas, for example.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time
1 2:32
2 2:14
Work(s)
3
2:52
Concerto Grosso in C major, Op. 3/12 "Christmas Pastorale"
4 2:28
Concerto Grosso in G minor ("Christmas Concerto"), Op. 6/8
5
3:34
6 4:15
7 2:50
8 4:49
Work(s)
9
3:16
10 3:20
11 3:12
Trio sonata for 2 violins & continuo in G minor, Op.5/5, HWV 400
12 2:32
An English Suite, for string orchestra
13
3:48
St. Paul's Suite, for strings, Op. 29/2, H. 118
14
3:12
15 3:09
Work(s)
16
2:22
17
3:23
Symphony No. 5 in D major/D minor ("Reformation"), Op. 107
18
8:44
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