An Apostrophe to the Heavenly Hosts, B584. One of Healey Willan's most famous and frequently performed choral works, composed in 1921 for the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and premiered in 1923. A text drawn from translated Eastern Orthodox liturgies is set for unaccompanied double chorus with brief contributions from two 'mystic' choruses. It was published 1921 by the Composer's Publication Society and reprinted 1936 by Harris. It has been recorded by the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir (1968, RCA LSC-3054/Mel SMLP-4030); the Festival Singers (1973, RCI 207/Cap ST-62485/ACM 11); the Elmer Iseler Singers and Netherlands Chamber Choir (released 1984, 2-Wat WR-8028-29); the Concordia Choir of Moorhead, Minn (Concordia Records VLPCC-910); and the Vancouver Chamber Choir (1995, 5 45183 2 Virgin Classics/EMI).
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- . "An Apostrophe to the Heavenly Hosts". The Canadian Encyclopedia, 16 December 2013, Historica Canada. www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/an-apostrophe-to-the-heavenly-hosts-emc. Accessed 30 November 2023.
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- (2013). An Apostrophe to the Heavenly Hosts. In The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/an-apostrophe-to-the-heavenly-hosts-emc
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- . "An Apostrophe to the Heavenly Hosts." The Canadian Encyclopedia. Historica Canada. Article published February 07, 2006; Last Edited December 16, 2013.
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- The Canadian Encyclopedia, s.v. "An Apostrophe to the Heavenly Hosts," by , Accessed November 30, 2023, https://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/article/an-apostrophe-to-the-heavenly-hosts-emc
An Apostrophe to the Heavenly Hosts
Published Online February 7, 2006
Last Edited December 16, 2013