Vienna Boys' Choir

Angelic Voices: The Best of the Vienna Boys' Choir

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For over 500 years, the Vienna Boys' Choir has been synonymous with choral music. In a city that has been home to many of the greatest names in music history, it continues to be one of the most recognized names and sounds in the world.

A compilation of "greatest hits," ANGELIC VOICES features most of the expected classics, including Georg Frideric Handel's "Hallelujah" and Franz Gruber's "Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht." However, there are several surprises in store for listeners, including an amusing arrangement of Carlos Jobim's 'The Girl from Ipanema.'

Those looking for a retrospective of the Vienna Boys Choir will not be disappointed by ANGELIC VOICES. Likewise, those looking for an introduction to the world of choral music would be wise to choose this as a prime example.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
Cantata No. 147, "Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben," BWV 147 (BC A174)
1 3:17
2 3:07 Amazon
Hear My Prayer ("O for the wings of a dove"), hymn for soprano, chorus & organ or orchestra in G major
3 4:45 Amazon
Messiah, oratorio, HWV 56
4 4:02 Amazon
Requiem, for 2 solo voices, chorus, organ & orchestra, Op. 48
5 3:48
Exsultate, jubilate, motet for soprano & orchestra, K. 165 (K. 158a)
6 2:40 Amazon
7 4:10 Amazon
Samson, oratorio, HWV 57
8 5:48 Amazon
Rinaldo, opera, HWV 7
9 3:51 Amazon
10 5:17
11 5:48 Amazon
12 2:03 Amazon
13 2:24 Amazon
14 3:04 Amazon
15 2:06 Amazon
16 1:44 Amazon
17 2:26 Amazon
18 2:32 Amazon
19 1:27 Amazon
20 2:01 Amazon
21 2:13 Amazon
22 1:06
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