I sing the birth

An intimate meditation on the Christmas season

New York Polyphony’s debut release I sing the birth has garnered unanimous acclaim. An intimate meditation on the Christmas season, this 60-minute sequence of unaccompanied music spanning nine centuries offers a unique, diverse and spellbinding musical experience. Released in 2007 on Avie Records, I sing the birth topped “Editor’s Choice” lists in both the U.S and the U.K.

Classic FM Magazine awarded it 5 stars—its top rating—and Gramophone called it “one of the season’s best.”

press highlights

  • “…If you buy one disc this Christmas, make it I sing the birth by New York Polyphony.”
    RSCM Quarterly
  • “…an exceptionally lovely disc, superbly performed and recorded….”
    International Record Review
  • “…a magical CD to return to often.”
    Choir & Organ
  • “This is my Christmas CD of 2007.”
    Terry Blain, BBC Music Magazine
  • “New York Polyphony are evidently extremely skilled singers. The blend, tuning and ensemble work are flawless….”
    MusicWeb International
  • “The ensemble breathes as a single organism, and the blend, which can vary from perfect homogeneity to the subtle highlighting of a single voice, is marvelous….”
    All Music Guide