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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
NYCR-0109


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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