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BYU Men's Chorus and Vocal Point sing 'Nearer My God to Thee'

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  • Utexmom Flower Mound, TX
    Aug. 5, 2014 4:40 p.m.

    The video is not working

  • MIMom Mt Pleasant, MI
    Aug. 5, 2014 10:41 p.m.

    So which came first, James Steven's version or Steven Sharp Nelson's cello version of this same song. Play them side by side, they are almost identical. I am very familiar with the cello version and when listening to vocal point and the choir I felt like I knew exactly what was coming next. It is interesting. That said it is a beautiful arrangement for voice and cello. http://thepianoguys.com/ go to videos and you will find Nearer My God to Thee

  • wer South Jordan, UT
    Aug. 5, 2014 11:04 p.m.

    Something that was simple incredible has become amazing.

  • HeresAThought Queen Creek, AZ
    Aug. 6, 2014 10:19 a.m.

    MIMom: With a Christian song that got credit on the sinking Titanic in 1912, I'm confident you'll find a cornucopia of arrangements spanning the century that are similar to this. It's a wonderful song and arrangement.

  • BR Sandy, UT
    Aug. 6, 2014 11:24 a.m.

    MIMom I am not by far any expert in music but to say that they are identical - the same song, yes. But thanks for the adverting on the Piano Guys - I loved the cello version.

  • lynnea1 JEFFERSON CITY, MO
    Aug. 6, 2014 7:29 p.m.

    I couldnt understand what they were saying in the background...

  • MurrayGuy Murray, UT
    Aug. 6, 2014 10:30 p.m.

    @lynnea1, the chorus is singing Nearer my God to Thee in Latin

  • OjBrad West Jordan, UT
    Aug. 7, 2014 9:52 a.m.

    MIMom, Steven Sharp Nelson uses James Steven's arrangement, so yes that is why it sounds the same.

  • cougararesstill1 Las Vegas, NV
    Aug. 7, 2014 11:56 a.m.

    MIMom - Ditto to OjBrad's comment. James's arrangement has been around for over 10 years. And SSN's video was great with the cellos.

  • cake new zealand, AL
    Aug. 13, 2014 7:04 p.m.

    Beautiful choir and capella of one of my favorite songs. Thank you from New Zealand.