Various ‎– Handel's Messiah: A Soulful Celebration

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Overture: A Partial History Of Black Music 5:13
1a African
Arranged By, Keyboards, Programmed By – Mervyn WarrenDrums [African], Percussion – Elmore Brantley, Mustafa Abdul-Aleem
1b Negro Spiritual
Arranged By – Shelton KilbyArranged By, Backing Vocals – Mervyn WarrenBacking Vocals – Angela Wright, Beverly Dent, Bob Bailey, Cedric Dent, Chris Willis, Duane Hamilton, Kim Fleming, Marsha WilsonVocals – Janice Chandler
1c Ragtime
Arranged By, Piano – Dwayne Adell
1d Big Band
Arco Bass – Craig NelsonArranged By, Piano – Mervyn WarrenBrass – Chris McDonald, Denis Solee, Dennis Good, Jeff Bailey, Michael Haynes*, Robert Green (6), Samuel Levine*Drums – James Blair*
1e Gospel
Arranged By, Programmed By [Drums], Piano, Vocals – Mervyn WarrenBass – Victor CaldwellOrgan – Fred VaughnTambourine – Eric DarkenVocals – Angela Wright, Chris Willis, Donna McElroy, Kim Fleming, Vicki Hampton
1f Blues
Arranged By – Mervyn WarrenGuitar – Mike E.*
1g The 70's
Arranged By, Keyboards, Programmed By, Drums – Mervyn WarrenDrums – James Blair*Guitar – Mike E.*
1h Jazz Fusion
Arranged By, Keyboards, Programmed By – Cedric DentKeyboards, Programmed By – Ben Tankard
1i Hip Hop
Arranged By, Keyboards, Programmed By – Joe Hogue
1j House
Arranged By, Keyboards, Programmed By – Joe Hogue
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2 Comfort Ye My People
Arranged By [Backing Vocals] – Michael O. JacksonArranged By, Keyboards, Programmed By, Backing Vocals – Mervyn WarrenBacking Vocals – Angela Wright, Bob Bailey, Chris Willis, Donna McElroy, Vicki HamptonBass – Jackie StreetGuitar – Tom HembyProgrammed By [Drums] – Mark HammondSaxophone – Mark DouthitVocals [Duet] – Daryl Coley, Vanessa Bell Armstrong
5:44
3 Every Valley Shall Be Exalted
Arranged By, Keyboards, Programmed By, Backing Vocals – Mark Kibble, Mervyn WarrenBacking Vocals – Donna McElroyBrass – Chris McDonald, George Tidwell, Mark Douthit, Michael Haynes*Programmed By [Drums] – Mark HammondRap, Lyrics By [Rap], Guitar – Mike E.*Vocals [Duet] – Chris Willis, Lizz Lee
3:42
4 And The Golory Of The Lord
Arranged By, Keyboards, Programmed By – Charles Mims*Backing Vocals – Jim Gilstrap, Phil Perry (2), Roy GallowayBass – Abe Laboriel*Drums – Ricky LawsonGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Lead Vocals – Dianne ReevesPercussion – Rocky Deardick
3:57
5 But Who May Abide The Day Of His Coming
Arranged By, Keyboards [Additional, Rhythm], Percussion, Arranged By [Rhythm], Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Vocals] – David PackArranged By, Keyboards, Synthesizer [Bass], Percussion, Arranged By [Rhythm], Backing Vocals – Greg PhillinganesLead Vocals, Arranged By, Arranged By [Rhythm], Backing Vocals, Arranged By [Vocals] – Patti AustinOther [Computer Aid] – Bob McChesneyProgrammed By [Synthesizer Additional Assistance] – John LehmkuhlViolin – Daniel Kobialka
6:38
6 And He Shall Purify
Arranged By [Rhythm], Programmed By [Synthesizer], Backing Vocals – Mervyn WarrenArranged By [Vocals & Rhythm], Piano, Organ – Michael O. JacksonBacking Vocals – Angela Wright, Bob Bailey, Chris Willis, Donna McElroy, Gayle Mayes, Vicki HamptonBass – Jackie StreetLead Vocals – Tramaine HawkinsProgrammed By [Drums] – Mark Hammond
4:36
7 Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive
Arranged By, Keyboards – George DukeGuitar – Paul Jackson Jr.Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Howard Hewitt*
3:56
8 O Thou That Tellest Good Tidings To Zion
Arranged By – Cedric DentLead Vocals – Stevie WonderLead Vocals, Backing Vocals – Take 6
3:52
9 For Unto Us A Child Is Born
Alto Vocals [1st] – Shirely Marie Graham*, Valarie Johnson*Alto Vocals [2nd] – Beverly Mahto, Dorothy Townes*, Dorothy Shelby, Jennifer Whitlock, Alecia Russell*Arranged By, Conductor – Gary HinesBacking Vocals – Sounds Of BlacknessBaritone Vocals – Billy Steele, Trenson Graham*Bass Vocals – Freddie Winston, Rev. Joseph Young Jr.*Bass Vocals, Vocals [Additional] – David Brian Young*, Michael Bowens*Conductor [Assistant] – Bradley M. Yost*, Steve HodgeLead Vocals – Pat Lacy*Lead Vocals, Alto Vocals [1st] – Carrie HarringtonLead Vocals, Alto Vocals [1st], Vocals [Additional] – Core CottonLead Vocals, Baritone Vocals – James Wright*Lead Vocals, Soprano Vocals [1st] – Jamecia BennettSoprano Vocals [1st] – Dorothy Brown*, Jayn Bell*, Sandra HarrisSoprano Vocals [2nd] – Angela Henderson, Ann Nesby, Cherly Reeves*, Elizabeth Turner*, Renee McCall*, Wanda LewisTenor Vocals [1st] – Robert EdwardsTenor Vocals [1st], Vocals [Additional] – Kimberly Brown*, Terrence Frierson*Tenor Vocals [2nd] – Craig Taylor (5), Dr. Robert Jones*, Patricia Lacy, Russell Knighton*, Bill Smith*
3:53
10 Glory To God
Arranged By, Keyboards, Programmed By [Drums], Programmed By [Synthesizer] – Robert SadinDirected By – Walter J. Turnbull*Lead Vocals – Michelle WeeksProgrammed By [Additional Sound] – Dave Darlington*, Jeff DovnerRap – Leaders Of The New SchoolVocals – The Boys Choir Of Harlem
4:51
11 Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter Of Zion
Bass – Tim LinzyKeyboards, Programmed By – Bryant PughPercussion – Terry McMillanVocals – Carolene Evans, Darlene Simmons, Dennis Sawyers, Jacki Ruffin*, The Richard Smallwood SingersVocals, Keyboards, Programmed By – Richard Smallwood
5:07
12 Behold The Lamb Of God
Bass – Jimmy HaslipDrums – William KennedyKeyboards – Russell FerrantePerformer, Arranged By – Yellowjackets, The*Saxophone – Bob MintzerSynthesizer [Synclavier] – Steve Croes*
4:32
13 Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates
Arranged By [Vocals] – Dorinda Clark Cole*, Mitchell JonesKeyboards – Eddie Howard, Timothy CarpenterKeyboards, Programmed By [Drums], Bass [Keyboard], Arranged By [Vocals] – Fred HammondVocals – Commissioned, The Clark Sisters
5:12
14 Why Do The Nations So Furiously Rage?
Arco Bass – Jim FergusonArranged By, Piano – Mervyn WarrenBrass – William Reichenbach*, Charles Loper, Charles Findley*, Daniel Higgins*, Gary Grant, George Bohanon, Gerald Albright, Jerry Hey, Kim Hutchcroft, Larry Hall, Larry Williams, Lew McCreary, Tom MaloneBrass, Soloist [Saxophone] – Kirk WhalumDrums – Chuck TilleyLead Vocals – Al Jarreau
2:36
15 I Know That My Redeemer Liveth
Arranged By – Michael O. JacksonArranged By, Keyboards, Programmed By, Backing Vocals – Mervyn WarrenBacking Vocals – Chris Willis, Ray DavisGuitar – Tom HembyLead Vocals – Tevin CampbellProgrammed By [Drums] – Mark Hammond
6:00
16 Hallelujah!
Arranged By – Mark KibbleArranged By [Brass], Brass – Jerry HeyArranged By, Piano – Michael O. JacksonBacking Vocals – Angela Wright, Bob Bailey, Donna McElroy, Gayle Mayes, Kim FlemingBass – Victor WootenBrass – William F. Reichenbach*, Daniel Higgins*, Gary E. Grant*, Larry WilliamsFrench Horn – Eberhard Ramm, Leslie NortonProgrammed By [Drums] – Mark HammondVocals – Al Jarreau, Andre Crouch*, Babbie Mason, Bernie K., Chaka Khan, Charles Dutton*, Clifton Davis, Commissioned, Darryl Tookes, Daryl Coley, David Pack, Dawnn Lewis, Edwin Hawkins, Gladys Knight, Jeffrey Osborne, Joe Sample, Johnny Mathis, Kim Fields, Larnelle Harris, Linda Hopkins, Lizz Lee, Marilyn McCoo, Mike E.*, Patti Austin, Phylicia Rashad, Richard Smallwood, Sandra Crouch, Sounds Of Blackness, Stephanie Mills, Take 6, Thomas Whitfield, Tramaine Hawkins, Vanessa Bell Armstrong, Vanessa WilliamsVocals [Ad Lib] – Daryl ColeyVocals, Backing Vocals – Chris WillisVocals, Backing Vocals, Arranged By, Keyboards, Programmed By – Mervyn Warren
5:53

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Tracks 1, 2 recorded at Quad Studios & Nightingale Studios, Nashville, TN, and mixed at Woodland Digital Studios, Nashville, TN.
Track 3 recorded at Quad Studio and Omni Studio, Nashville, TN and mixed at Woodland Digital Studios, Nashville, TN.
Track 4 recorded and mixed at Mama Jo's Studios North Hollywood, CA.
Track 5 recorded and mixed at Pack's Place, Los Angeles, CA.
Track 6 recorded at Quad Studio & Sixteenth Avenue Sound, Nashville, TN. Mixed at Woodland Digital Studios, Nashville, TN.
Track 7 recorded at La Gonk's West, Los Angeles, CA and mixed at Mama Jo's Studios, North Hollywood, CA.
Track 8 recorded at Sixteenth Avenue Sound, Woodland Digital & Omni Studios, Nashville, TN, and Westlake Audio, Los Angeles, CA. Mixed at Woodland Digital, Nashville, TN.
Track 9 recorded and mixed at Flyte Time Studios, Edina, MN.
Track 10 recorded at Bass Hit, RPM,. Power Station, Platinum Island & Chung King. Mixed at Platinum Island.
Track 11 recorded at Quad Studio & Star Gem, Nashville, TN, and at Omega Recording, Rockville, Md.
Track 12 recorded at Conway Recording Studios, Hollywood, CA and mixed at The Complex, Los Angeles, CA.
Track 13 - no record or mix location information.
Track 14 recorded at Hummingbird Recording, Nashville, TN and Westlake Audio & Track Record, Los Angeles, CA. Mixed at Woodland Digital Studios, Nashville, TN.
Track 15 recorded at Quad Studio, Nashville, TN and The Enterprise, Burbank, CA. Mixed at Woodland Digital Studios, Nashville, TN.
Track 16 recorded at Nightingale Studios & Quad Studios, Nashville, TN, and A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Choir recorded at A&M Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Mixed at The Enterprise, Burbank, CA.

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