« …all at once powerful and gentle, lyrical and poetic. Like Schubert, there is always a melody. Like Bach, there is always a dance. Like Brahms, there is always harmonic beauty. » – Doreen Rao, Choral Editor – Boosey & Hawkes

So describes the music of Imant Raminsh, an outstanding composer in the choral idiom and a driving force in the musical life of Canada and British Columbia. An active composer, conductor, violinist and administrator, performances of his music have garnered critical acclaim from professional and amateur groups alike. His distinctive choral textures, lush harmonic palette, lyrical melodic sense and prodigious output have attracted commissions from numerous choirs and the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

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1-4. Missa Brevis in C minor

5. Ubi caritas

6-12. Earth Chants (Along the Flower Trail)

13. Alleluia, Amen

14. What Voices in an Unknown Tongue