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Feel the Spirit

Feel the Spirit

Gospel, Folk and Swing


“Feel the Spirit” by John Rutter


The Pennine Singers, Richard Brocklehurst
Oldham Music Centre Adult Windband

Saturday, 30th September, 2017, 7.30 pm

Christ Church Friezland, OL3 7LQ

The heritage of the African-American spiritual has fired the imagination of composers, performers, and audiences for more than a hundred years.  Each generation has produced interpretations of many kinds, yet, curiously, rather few composers have combined the resources of soloist, choir, and orchestra.  John Rutter was inspired by the vocal artistry of Melanie Marshall to build a set of spirituals crafted to her personal style, partnered by choir, with the orchestra to supply an extra dimension of colour and emotional depth.

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