Posts Tagged ‘The Battle Hymn of the Republic’

Gospel Spotlight – Carol Cymbala

Monday, January 21st, 2013

Millions tuned in as the famed Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir delivered a rousing rendition of TCarol Cymbalahe Battle Hymn of the Republic at the 57th Presidential Inauguration.  Over the last 40 years, BTC has been the recipient of many awards including six Grammy Awards and a cache of Dove Awards while selling over 4 million CDs and recording 28 albums. Leading the charge of this 285 member musical aggregation is the first lady of Brooklyn Tabernacle and founder of BTC, Carol Cymbala. (more…)

Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir Drops New Music

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Battle HymnThe famed Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir’s rendition of the Battle Hymn of the Republic will drop on Tuesday, January 15th, in time for their nationally televised performance of the soul stirring selection at the 57th Presidential Inauguration on the steps of the U S Capitol in Washington, DC.

This particular arrangement of one of America’s most beloved hymns is a collaboration between BTC’s  founder and choir director Carol Cymbala and their music director, Jason Michael Webb. The song soars with majestic orchestral accompaniment and features mezzo-soprano Alicia Olatuja.  Also included in the release is Let Your Kingdom Come led by Brandon Camphor.  Both songs are available for digital download from Amazon.com and iTunes.  Love Lead the Way, the 28th recording from the Brooklyn Tabernacle Choir will be released in the spring.