100 Years: Celebrating a Century of Recording Excellence

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100 Years: Celebrating a Century of Recording Excellence
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Compilation album by Mormon Tabernacle Choir
Released June 15, 2010
Length 154:40

100 Years: Celebrating a Century of Recording Excellence is a religious compilation album released by the Mormon Tabernacle Choir marking the centennial of the choir's earliest recordings. The choir's first recording was on September 1, 1910.[1] They have subsequently released 175 albums.[citation needed]

The album reached No. 154 on the Billboard 200 on July 3, 2010. It also reached No. 6 on the Christian chart and remained on the chart for 17 weeks, No. 21 on the Independent Albums chart, and No. 1 on the Classical Albums chart, remaining on the chart for 48 weeks.[2]

Track listing[edit]

Standard edition Disc 1
No.TitleWriter(s)ArrangerLength
1."Alleluja Fanfare/Praise to the Lord the Almighty"German Hymn Tune, Joachim Neaner, trans. by Catherine Winkworth 3:09
2."How Great Thou Art"Swedish folk melody, Stuart K. HineNathan Hofhiens5:00
3."Morning Has Broken"Traditional Gaelic melody, Eleanor FarjeonMack Wilberg2:25
4."Brother James's Air"James Leith Macbeth Bain, Psalm 23Mack Wilberg4:27
5."Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring"Martin John; Engl. trans. by Robert BridgesOrchestration: Lucien Cailliet3:36
6."The Lord's Prayer"Albert Hay MalotteCarl Deis3:30
7."The Impossible Dream"Mitch Leigh, Joe DarionArthur Harris3:49
8."Homeward Bound"Marta Keen ThompsonMack Wilberg5:54
9."Old Time Religion"TraditionalBenjamin Harlan3:03
10."Climb Ev'ry Mountain"Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein IIArthur Harris3:30
11."God Bless America"Irving BerlinRoy Ringwald3:53
12."Call of the Champions"John Williams, Olympic Motto 4:55
13."Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing"American folk hymn, Robert RobinsonMack Wilberg6:13
14.""Hallelujah" from Messiah"George Frideric Handel 3:55
15."Glorious Everlasting"M. Thomas Cousins, Psalm 57Arthur Harris3:15
16."Betelehemu"Via Olatunji, Wendell Whalum, TraditionalBarrington Brooks5:29
Standard edition Disc 2
No.TitleWriter(s)ArrangerLength
1."How Firm a Foundation"Attributed to J Ellis, Robert KeenMack Wilberg4:36
2."Consider the Lilies"Roger HoffmanA. Laurence Lyon5:26
3."Simple Gifts"Shaker song, additions by David WarnerMack Wilberg3:13
4."Be Still, My Soul"Jean Sibelius, Katarina von Schlegel, trans. by Jane BorthwickMack Wilberg4:58
5.""Hallelujah Chorus" from Christ on the Mount of Olives"Ludwig van Beethoven 3:57
6."Come, Come, Ye Saints"English folk song, William ClaytonMack Wilberg4:20
7."You'll Never Walk Alone (from Carousel)"Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein IIArthur Harris3:19
8."Shenandoah"American folk songMack Wilberg4:58
9."The Battle of Jericho"African-American spiritualMoses Hogan2:40
10."Over the Rainbow (from The Wizard of Oz)"Harold Arlen, E.Y. HarburgArthur Harris4:44
11."Down to the River to Pray"American folk hymn and African-American spiritualMack Wilberg3:57
12."Amazing Grace"American folk hymn, John NewtonMack Wilberg6:25
13."God Be with You Till We Meet Again"William G Tomer, Jeremiah E RankinMack Wilberg2:45
14."Battle Hymn of the Republic"William Steffe, Julia Ward HowePeter J Wilhousky5:28
15."All People That on Earth Do Dwell"Louis Bourgeois, metrical paraphrase by Rev. William Kethe 3:36
16."Danny Boy"Frederick E WeatherlyMack Wilberg5:18

Charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Peak
position
Billboard 200 154
Billboard Classical 1
Billboard Independent 21
Billboard Christian 6

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart (2010) Position
US Billboard Classical Albums[3] 15
Chart (2011) Position
US Billboard Classical Albums[4] 41

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Buy Mormon Tabernacle Choir CDs and DVDs - Official Shop". Mormontabernaclechoir.org. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  2. ^ "Mormon Tabernacle Choir : Chart History". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2013-09-28. 
  3. ^ "Classical Albums: 2010 Year End Charts". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2013-01-06. 
  4. ^ "Classical Albums: 2011 Year End Charts". Billboard.com. Retrieved 2013-01-06.