Recordings

CDs can be purchased online, at Opus 7 concerts, at the St. James Cathedral Bookstore (206-382-4500), or ordered by phone (206.782.2899) or mail from Opus 7. The price of $18.00 includes tax and shipping.

For direct orders, please make check out to “Opus 7” and mail to:

Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble
19429 77th Pl NE
Kenmore, WA 98028

(please allow 4-6 weeks for delivery)

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As Water Ascends To A Cloud

World-premiere recordings from the innovative choral landscape of the Pacific Northwest!

Choral music in the Pacific Northwest has been influenced by numerous cultural and choral traditions, including Scandinavian, German, Catholic, Lutheran, and Anglican. Various aspects of the Northwest itself have influenced choral performance and composition in the region, Read more…

Let Us Sing Sweet Songs

World-premiere recording of music for choir, piano, organ, brass, harp, oboe and percussion by Bern Herbolsheimer

Our third CD showcases the remarkable choral writing of award-winning and internationally recognized Northwest composer Bern Herbolsheimer. Recorded at St. James Cathedral, this CD features works for a cappella choir and for choir with soloists, organ, percussion, brass, harp, piano and oboe. The repertoire includes Christmas music and settings of major sacred texts, ranging from the Te Deum to Blessed (the Beatitudes) and the Seven Last Words. Read more…

From Captivity to the Holy City

Music for Lent & Easter

Loren W. Pontén, conductor
Opus 7 Vocal Ensemble
Joseph Adam, organ
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O Rising Dawn

Music for Advent & Christmas

Recorded in the stunning acoustic of Seattle’s St. James Cathedral, our first CD features Gerald Finzi’s “Magnificat” with Cathedral Organist Joseph Adam, music by Howells, Tavener, Herbolsheimer and the world premiere recording of John Muehleisen’s “Great ‘O’ Antiphons.”

Opus 7 has commissioned several works from award-winning Northwest composer John Muehleisen. The ‘O’ antiphons, seven medieval chants for Advent, are paired with Muehleisen’s compelling settings in English — written specifically for St. James Cathedral’s remarkable acoustic. Read more…