Soundtrack Awake My Soul / Help Me to Sing (2-CD)

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Format: CD  (2 Discs)
Item:  AWKP 3

CD Details

  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2008
  • Label: Awake Productions

Tracks on Disc 1:

  • Buy for $0.991.China 163b
  • Buy for $0.992.Russia 107
  • Buy for $0.993.Stratfield 142
  • Buy for $0.994.Jordan 66
  • Buy for $0.995.Marlborough 228
  • Buy for $0.996.Bear Creek 269
  • Buy for $0.997.Abbeville 33b
  • Buy for $0.998.Corinth 32t
  • Buy for $0.999.Lloyd 503
  • Buy for $0.9910.Eternal Day 383
  • Buy for $0.9911.New Britain 45t
  • Buy for $0.9912.Delight 216
  • Buy for $0.9913.Panting For Heaven 384
  • Buy for $0.9914.New Jordan 442
  • Buy for $0.9915.Restoration 312b
  • Buy for $0.9916.Prodigal Son 113
  • Buy for $0.9917.Schenectady 192
  • Buy for $0.9918.America 36t
  • Buy for $0.9919.Antioch 277
  • Buy for $0.9920.Norwich 362
  • Buy for $0.9921.Consecration 448t
  • Buy for $0.9922.Poland 86
  • Buy for $0.9923.Idumea 47b
  • Buy for $0.9924.Cowper 168

Tracks on Disc 2:

  • Buy for $0.991.Blooming Youth
  • Buy for $0.992.Weeping Pilgrim
  • Buy for $0.993.David's Lamentation
  • Buy for $0.994.Africa
  • Buy for $0.995.The Christian's Hope
  • Buy for $0.996.Help Me To Sing
  • Buy for $0.997.Columbus
  • Buy for $0.998.The Traveler
  • Buy for $0.999.Abbeville
  • Buy for $0.9910.China
  • Buy for $0.9911.Essay
  • Buy for $0.9912.Windham
  • Buy for $0.9913.Sermon On The Mount
  • Buy for $0.9914.And Am I Born To Die?
  • Buy for $0.9915.Kedron
  • Buy for $0.9916.Consecration
  • Buy for $0.9917.The Grieved Soul
  • Buy for $0.9918.Vernon / Wrestling Jacob
  • Buy for $0.9919.Christian's Farewell
  • Buy for $0.9920.Bound For Canaan

Product Description:

"To quote Leonard Cohen, 'God is alive, magic is afoot' in the soaring magnificence of Southern sacred-harp choirs, a robust, harmonically intricate blend of country joy and unearthly drone." -- David Fricke, Rolling Stone

A 2XCD set made up of the soundtrack for the acclaimed Sacred Harp documentary Awake, My Soul: The Story of the Sacred Harp and a compilation of artists performing their arrangements of Sacred Harp songs. The soundtrack CD contains some of the finest recordings of traditional Sacred Harp singing, a beautifully haunting and powerful form of a cappella shapenote singing. Help Me to Sing, on the other hand, features such diverse artists as John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin), Rayna Gellert (of all-female old-time string band Uncle Earl), The Innocence Mission, Murry Hammond (Old 97's), Danielson (subjects of the awardwinning documentary Danielson: A Family Movie), Doc Watson, Richard Buckner, Elvis Perkins, Grammy-winning bluegrass artist & songwriter Jim Lauderdale, Mac Powell (singer of the multi-platinum selling and Grammy-winning band Third Day), Rick Moody (novelist of Garden State and The Ice Storm), and many more. Help Me to Sing is noteworthy in that it contains 19 tracks commissioned especially for this album, and it will certainly free Sacred Harp from any perception of being "difficult music." Indeed, the fact that stands out most strikingly on this record is the utter beauty of the melodies. Though most of these songs were written over 100 years ago, their melodies and lyrical themes are certain to resonate profoundly with our generation.

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  • UPC: 616892983224
  • Shipping Weight: 0.36/lbs (approx)
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