Movie music played on the world’s largest organ, at Boardwalk Hall, Atlantic City, New Jersey. Evelyn Larter is one of six organists featured. Her selections include Theme From Exodus, Cavatina from The Deerhunter and Brian’s Song.
Hymn arrangements by Evelyn Larter, performed by the Elite Artists Trio, a Steinway Artists ensemble in Taiwan. Sherry Chen, piano, Linya Su, violin, and Limu Ya, cello, play all the titles in Evelyn’s collection How Sweet The Sound. They are joined by Sarah Wu, flute, in three additional tracks, published separately as Lord Of All, a new collection for piano quartet.
This collection contains five of my settings of African American Spirituals, newly rearranged for piano trio. There are titles appropriate for different seasons in the church year, including Christmas, as well as for general concert use. For advanced intermediate to more advanced performers, the styles are influenced by Traditional, Jazz and Gospel interpretations.
An accessible arrangement of the Christmas Spiritual, it can be sung a cappella, or with choral parts played lightly on a keyboard instrument. The solo lines could be allocated to different choir members. It is suitable for church services and concerts in the Christmas season.
Choral Music for Black History Month
“I’m so happy that Evelyn Larter has created this wonderful and much-needed collection of hymn arrangements for piano trio. She has a knack for writing that is easy to put together, yet lacks nothing in terms of harmonic, melodic, and instrumental depth. I find her work deeply moving, spiritual, and satisfying.”
David Kim, Concertmaster,
The Philadelphia Orchestra
“Evelyn’s work is just wonderful. All her compositions and arrangements are a tribute to her commitment to enhance the worship and prayer life of anyone who hears them.”