UBC Symphony Orchestra and Choirs – Soaring Spirits

Canadian Orchestral music by Stephen Chatman, Dorothy Chang, and Keith Hamel

UBC Symphony Orchestra – Jonathan Girard, Conductor
UBC Choirs – Graeme Langager, Director

Flight by Dorothy Chang has been nominated for a 2022 JUNO Award for “Classical Composition of the Year”!

A Song of JoysStephen Chatman
Timpani and Percussion Soli, SATB Chorus (divisi) and Orchestra
1I. A Song of Joys
2II. Shine! shine! shine!
3 III. One Hour to Madness and Joy!
4IV. Song of the Universal
5V. I dance with the dancers
6VI. O Sun of Real Peace
7VII. With the love of comrades
Julia Chien, Timpani; Aaron Graham, Percussion

Flight Dorothy Chang
8 – I. In Shadows
9 – II. Remembrance
10 – III. Sea and Sky
Paolo Bortolussi, Flute

11OverdriveKeith Hamel

12 – O Canada!Calixa Lavallée | Arr. Stephen Chatman

Audio Engineer / Editing / Mastering – David Simpson
Produced By – UBC School of Music
Manufacturer – DMA Discs
Cover Art – LSH #20 by Lawren S. Harris
Cover Photography – Jonathan Girard
Album Design – Nikki Attwell
Publisher – Highgate Press / ECS Publishing (A Song of Joys and O Canada!)

Recorded live at Chan Centre for the Performing Arts, Vancouver, BC
Chatman, A Song of Joys: April 8, 2017
Chang, Flight: November 1, 2014
Hamel, Overdrive: November 9, 2015
Lavallée/arr. Chatman, O Canada!: April 8, 2017

Thank you to the xwməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam) people for their patience, ongoing hospitality, and support for students, as UBC operates on their ancestral, unceded territory.

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