PLU Multimedia Recordings

PLU Multimedia Recordings

PLU Multimedia Recordings

Pacific Lutheran University

PLU Multimedia Recordings had its genesis in 1984 when Martin Neeb, Executive Director of University Communications; Bob Holden, Director of Audio Services; Jeffrey Bruton, Assistant Director of Audio Services, and Richard Sparks, Director of Choral Activities, had an idea.  Great music, like that performed by the PLU ensembles and solo artist, deserved to be shared with our constituents and the world.  Our first recording was J.S. Bach and the Chorale, released on vinyl LP and cassette, and performed by Choir of the West and organist David Dahl.  Since that time we have release twenty four albums with many of them still listed in our catalog and available on CD.  Our current model is to record one album each year.  A Christmas album is released from “the best of’ the two previous Christmas season’s recordings in alternating years with a non-Christmas CD of music also “the best of" from the two previous concert seasons.

We invite you to come back often to see what’s new.  Links are provided on the following pages so you can listen, review and purchase our wonderful music through Garfield Book Company and from CD Baby, Amazon, iTunes, Napster, and other major music vendors.

List of Titles

A Child is Born CD

2013 - A Child is Born

A Christmas Celebration

  • Choir of the West - Richard Nance, Director
  • University Chorale - Brian Galante, Conductor
  • University Symphony Orchestra - Jeffrey Bell-Hanson, Conductor
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A Choral Union Christmas, Volume 1 CD

2013 - A Choral Union Christmas, Volume 1

  • Choral Union - Richard Nance, Director

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The Lightener of the Stars CD

2012 - Lightener of the Stars

  • Choir of the West - Richard Nance, Director
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Peace CD

2011 - Peace

 A Christmas Celebration

  • Choir of the West - Richard Nance, Director
  • University Chorale - Brian Galante, Conductor
  • University Symphony Orchestra - Jeffrey Bell-Hanson, Conductor

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Phoenix CD

2010 - Phoenix

  • Choir of the West - Richard Nance, Director

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25th Anniversary CD

2010 - 25th Anniversary Album

  • Choral Union - Richard Nance, Director

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Wondrous Child CD

2009 - Wondrous Child

 A Christmas Celebration

  • Choir of the West & University Men’s Chorus - Richard Nance, Conductor
  • University Chorale & University Singers - Stefen Zopfi, Visiting Conductor (2007), Brian Galante, Conductor, (2008)
  • University Symphony Orchestra - Jeffrey Bell-Hanson, Conductor, Jonathan Pasternak, Visiting Conductor (2008)
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Light Everlasting CD

2007 - Light Everlasting

 A Christmas Celebration

  • Choir of the West & University Men’s Chorus - Kathryn Lehmann, Conductor
  • University Chorale & University Singers - Richard Nance, Conductor
  • Members of the University Symphony Orchestra - Jeffrey Bell-Hanson, Conductor
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God Is Our Refuge CD

2005 - God Is Our Refuge

  • Choir of the West - Kathryn Lehmann, Conductor
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Peace, Love & Hope CD

2004 - Peace, Love & Hope

  • Choir of the West, University Men’s Chorus - Kathryn Lehmann, Conductor
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I Thank You God CD

2004 - I Thank You God

  • The Choral Union, Richard Nance, Director
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A Mighty Fortress CD

2002 - A Mighty Fortress

  • Choir of the West, Richard Sparks, Conductor
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Beautiful Savior CD

2001 - Beautiful Savior

  • Choir of the West, University Chorale, University Singers, University Men’s Chorus - Richard Sparks, Richard Nance, James Holloway, Conductors
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Mass for a New Millennium CD

2000 - Mass for a New Millennium

  • Choir of the West - Richard Sparks, Conductor
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Rejoice & Sing CD

1999 - Rejoice & Sing

  • Choir of the West, University Chorale, University Singers - Richard Sparks and Richard Nance, Conductors
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Credo CD

1998 - Credo

  • Choir of the West - Richard Sparks, Conductor, David Dahl & James Holloway, organists
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In Praise of the Nativity CD

1997 - In Praise of the Nativity

  • Choir of the West, University Chorale,  Singers, &  Men's Chorus, Trinity Handbell Ensemble - Richard Sparks, Richard Nance, James Holloway, Conductors
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Rachmaninoff’s Vespers CD

1996 - Rachmaninoff’s Vespers

  • Choir of the West - Richard Sparks, Director
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