Atlanta Master Chorale: Songs and Spirituals of the Civil War
MOST RECENT: 2019 | Schwartz Center

Atlanta Master Chorale proudly presents Songs and Spirituals of the Civil War, an album featuring 14 of our favorite songs from the moving Music and the Civil War concert of our 2017-18 concert season: Didn’t My Lord Deliver Daniel, Follow the Drinking Gourd, Battle Hymn of the Republic, Tenting on the Old Campground, The Dying Soldier, Goober Peas…and more!

Available via digital download or physical CD (may be shipped or picked up at our next concert!)

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Artistic Notecards

Enjoy our custom-designed concert artwork as that perfect special touch for your personal correspondence! Each boxed set contains 10 note cards – two each of five beautiful designs. Printed on white linen paper, blank inside, includes 10 matching envelopes. Currently available for pickup at concerts only. NO SHIPPING.

$20/Set | If you would like to purchase, please email


2016 | Schwartz Center
Atlanta Master Chorale: Crossroads

A veiled reference to our motto, “where music touches spirit”, Crossroads is a collection of our favorite pieces from programs in 2014-16. Incorporating the peace, joy, beauty, and technical accuracy which are hallmarks of Atlanta Master Chorale’s musical aesthetic, this collection will transport you through many of life’s intersections.

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2016 | Schwartz Center
Atlanta Master Chorale: Where Music Touches Spirit

Celebrating the first 30 Years of Atlanta Master Chorale, this greatest hits album brings together some of our most popular recordings from three decades of incredible choral artistry.

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2015 | Schwartz Center
Christmas with Atlanta Master Chorale Greatest Hits

Ring in the Season with this incredible collection of some of our most beloved Christmas music! Spanning several decades of recordings, this compilation album is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit!

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2013 | Schwartz Center
Ring Out!

Our newest recording, “Ring Out!” brings together an exciting array of the sounds you have come to expect from Atlanta Master Chorale. From ancient texts set in modern times to traditional melodies wrapped in finely-tuned harmonies, you will be transported to our favorite place- “where music touches spirit.” Buy today as a gift, or keep these sounds all for yourself!

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2012 | Schwartz center
This is my Song

From Barber’s immortal “Agnus Dei” to Thompson’s transcendent “Ye Shall Have a Song,” this collection celebrates life’s experiences. Includes selections performed at the 2012 Southern Division ACDA Conference, and new settings of time-honored texts by composers such as Berg, Henson, and Lawson, alongside favorites by Hogan, Rachmaninoff, and Shaw/Parker.

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2011 | Spivey hall
Awake the Dawn

The early morning hours have inspired many composers, and this trove of choral treasures celebrates the joy of new beginnings and hope for brighter tomorrows. Guest cellist Guang Wang dazzles in David Brunner’s exquisite “Cloth of Glory,” amid other brilliant new works by Carey, Daley, and Tebay; moving anthems by Lauridsen and Rutter; fiery spirituals; and classics by Bernstein, Dawson, Stanford, and Wesley.

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2010 Schwartz center recording
Where shepherds lately knelt

In moments of gentleness and grandeur, praise and humility, adoration and awe, this new collection captures both the multi-faceted beauty and timeless mystery of Christmas. Classics by Mendelssohn and Lassus, as well as modern composers, are featured along with Eric Nelson’s own signature arrangement of “Silent Night.”

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2009 | Schwartz center

With a stunning array of soloists and a repertoire among the all-time favorites of singers and concert-goers alike, this CD explores a multifaceted vision of God in music as diverse as Mozart’s effervescent “Veni Sancte Spiritus” to Brunner’s evocative “Simple Boat,” and the driving rhythms of Stroope’s “Conversion of Saul.”

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2008 | Schwartz center
Hear my prayer

Showcasing the first ever recording of Ivor Davies’ charming “Prayers from the Ark,” this collection includes works performed at the Southern Division ACDA Convention. Presents works by Hanson, Purcell, Byrd, Gretchaninov, Fauré, Malotte, Hogan, Dawson, Barnett, and Caldwell/Ivory.

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2007 | Falany Performing Arts Center

Featuring songs as exquisite as Whitacre’s breathtaking “Lux Aurumque,” as comforting as Wilberg’s “My Shepherd Will Supply My Need,” and as compelling as Rachmaninoff’s sonorous “Blazhen Muzh,” this CD captures the many ways we affirm and celebrate the Divine. Includes works by Howells, Beethoven, Clausen, and Thomas.

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2006 | Spivey Hall
Duruflé Requiem

Spivey Hall provides the perfect setting for this intimate and powerfully moving performance of the exquisite 20th Century French masterpiece, the Duruflé Requiem. Recorded live with accompaniment by Chamber Music Atlanta and nationally renowned organist, Bruce Neswick.

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2005 | Spivey Hall
Lost in Wonder, Love & Praise

Highlighting audience favorites such as the toe-tapping “Heaven” medley and Eric’s touching “How Do I Love Thee?,” this collection explores the wonderfully diverse ways we experience God’s presence during the magnificent, the intimate, the trying, and the triumphant moments of our lives. Includes works by Beaudrot, Wilberg, Dawson, and Hogan.

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2004 | Spivey Hall
This Christmastide

In music by composers both modern and ancient, texts both sacred and traditional, and melodies both familiar and newly honed, this beautiful collection offers listeners a portrait of the Christmas season. Nestled amid verses from favorite carols, experience the wonder of this blessed season in songs by Shaw/Parker, Willcocks, Sweelinck, Huff, Jennings, and Thomas.

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2003 | Spivey Hall
Psalms, Hymns & Spiritual Songs

This collection of beloved hymns and favorite spirituals includes the familiar melodies of “Beautiful Savior” and “Brother James’ Air” along with Eric’s stirring arrangement of “It Is Well With My Soul.” Additional works by composers Hogan, Dawson, Ferguson, Stanford, and Monteverdi.

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2001 | Spivey Hall
Hallowed be thy Name

From the contemplative “I Will Not Leave You Comfortless” to the exuberant “Praise His Holy Name,” this collection weaves a tapestry in song from the many moments in life when prayer sustains and nourishes us. Includes works by Howells, Byrd, Jennings, Rutter, Tallis, Christiansen, Whalum, and Hampton.

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2000 | Glenn Memorial United Methodist Church
How Can I Keep From Singing?

Whether for praise or consolation, as an expression of faith, or as a simple exclamation of gratitude, this collection shares the myriad reasons we lift our voices in song. Includes Eric’s signature arrangement of “How Can I Keep From Singing?” plus works by Lauridsen, Duruflé, Jennings, Daley, and Thomas.

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