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Summary: With their partners away serving in Afghanistan, a group of women on the home front form a choir and quickly find themselves at the center of a media sensation and global movement.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Pictures Home Entertainment 2020

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Mi

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2 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: A nightclub singer is forced to take refuge from the mob in a convent. While there she turns the convent choir into a "soulful chorus of swingin' sisters." The sudden celebrity of the choir jeopardizes her identity.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Buena Vista Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY SIS

Summary: Zoe Jensen has recently divorced and moved to San Francisco to start her life over again. She joins a church choir, but has a personality conflict with the choirmaster, who expects nothing less than perfection. The choir continues to practice for a performance of Handel's Messiah, but Zoe considers quitting when she is pushed by the choirmaster to her limits.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2009

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Family DVDs, Call number: DVD Family Christmas 2009

Foccroulle, Luc

Summary: Rejected for the frog choir, two aspiring frog vocalists join forces to temporarily achieve their musical dreams.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: North South Books 2012

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E FOC

Ryan, Jennifer (Jennifer L.)

Summary: As England enters World War II's dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to shutter the church's choir in the absence of men and instead carry on singing.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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Summary: In the exhilarating, heart-rending final season, club favorites reunite and a new group of young performers takes center stage. Following her disastrously short sitcom career, Rachel returns to McKinley High to find Principal Sue Sylvester trampling the arts, including the glee club. Without missing a beat, Rachel and a newly single Kurt set out to revitalize New Directions, hoping for a shot...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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Summary: The story of a youth choir director who needs to write a big song for a Christmas Eve show. She is distracted from her task when a boy with a golden voice joins her choir, which comes as a surprise to his widowed father.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD CHR

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1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday Ch

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1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Fact-based recounting of a group of women who are imprisoned on the island of Sumatra by the Japanese during World War II and used music as a relief to their misery.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment 2000

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1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA PAR

Goldsmith, Joan Oliver.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Norton 2001

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.11 GOL

Barrett, T. L.

Summary: Pastor T.L. Barrett led a youth choir out of Chicago during the late '60s and early '70s, just a few years after he got on the straight and narrow path, which may help listeners understand the unique power of the material on Like a Ship... (Without a Sail). Self-released by Barrett in 1971, it communicates many things, foremost being adoration and praise and, on the title track, the lost,...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Light in the Attic Records Records & Distribution 2010

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD RELIGIOUS BAR

Summary: A group of men find purpose, companionship and even fame as members of a male choir in Berlevåg, Norway. From singing above precipitous cliffs during a raging snowstorm to the backstage maneuverings on their Russian tour, these rugged men bare their souls through songs of faith and hope.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2002

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2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN COO

Pollak, Kay

Summary: A successful conductor with health problems suddenly leaves his job and returns to his childhood home in Sweden, and finds himself drawn to the unusual characters, one woman in particular, when he begins helping out the local church choir.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Kino International 2010

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1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN AS

Ryan, Jennifer

Summary: As England enters World War II's dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to shutter the church's choir in the absence of men and instead 'carry on singing.' Resurrecting themselves as 'The Chilbury Ladies' Choir,' the women of this small village soon use their joint...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CDA Fiction Rya

Summary: The small town of Pacashau, Georgia, has fallen on hard times, but the people are counting on the Divinity Church Choir to lift their spirits by winning the National Joyful Noise Competition. The discord between its two leading ladies threatens to tear them apart. Their newly appointed director, Vi Rose Hill, stubbornly wants to stick with their tried-and-true traditional style, G.G. Sparrow...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2012

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1 available in Musicals DVDs, Call number: DVD MUSICALS JOY

Bowen, Rhys.

Summary: In Wales, constable Evan Evans investigates the murder of a famous opera singer who came to the area for a rest. Suspects abound, including his wife, his lover and a dissatisfied son.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Berkley Prime Crime 2000

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC Bowen

Furlong, Nicola.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Guideposts 2002

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FUR

Hornby, Gill.

Summary: Four strangers in the midst of difficult life transitions find friendship, purpose, and perfect pitch in in this heartfelt comic novel. In the small English village of St. Ambrose, the members of the Bridgeford Community Choir have little in common. But when their singing coach dies unexpectedly before a big contest, the motley group must join forces and voices in pursuit of an...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC HOR

Ryan, Jennifer

Summary: Letters and journals reveal the struggles, affairs, deceptions, and triumphs of five members of a village choir during World War II as they band together to survive the upheavals of war and village intrigue on the English home front.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC RYA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION RYA

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Ryan 2017

Ryan, Jennifer

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: As England enters World War II's dark early days, spirited music professor Primrose Trent, recently arrived to the village of Chilbury, emboldens the women of the town to defy the Vicar's stuffy edict to shutter the church's choir in the absence of men and instead carry on singing.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2017

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Rooksby, Rikky.

Summary: Most people who want to write songs want to write them for guitar. With this inspirational handbook, anyone can do it - even if they've never played a guitar. Well known songs are used to illustrate the four main building blocks of a song.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Backbeat Books 2011

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 782.42 ROO

Ryan, Jack.

Summary: Includes updates on many of the performers.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Glendower Media LLC 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 RYA

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