National Youth Choir Recordings was established in 2015. It shows the full breadth of music sung by the UK's finest young singers aged 9-25 as well as our Fellowship Ensemble and alumni.

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Precious Lord

Thomas A. Dorsey
arr. Arnold Sevier

National Youth Choir of Great Britain
Lisa Graham (conductor)

Released 29 September 2023

The UK's finest young singers raise their voices in this spine-tingling and deeply moving rendition of 'Father of Gospel' Thomas Dorsey's 'Precious Lord'. Made famous from recordings by Elvis Presley, Aretha Franklin and Mahalia Jackson and well-known as Martin Luther King Jr's favourite song, this beloved gospel standard takes on new life in a radiant choral arrangement which beams with optimism in the face of hopelessness.

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Track list

1. Precious Lord (Arr. for Choir by Arnold Sevier) (Thomas A. Dorsey arr. Arnold Sevier) - 03:31

Recorded at St. Barnabas, Ealing (12 August 2023)

Production Team

Producer: John Rutter
Engineer: John Rutter & Josh Quinlan

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