David Rayl and the University Chorale of Michigan State University, in collaboration with the School of Music of the University of Missouri, have released a new recording of choral works by Virgil Thomson. Virgil Thomson: The Shape-Note Hymn Arrangements features Thomson’s Hymns of the Old South (1949) and Southern Hymns (1984) alongside a verse from each of the original shape-note hymns that his arrangements are based on.

The digital release from Blue Griffin Recording is now available for streaming and download on all major platforms. Read more about the new release from MSU College of Music here.

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