Choral Repertoire 2007-2008

Concert Choir Fall Concert (September 21)

Concert Choir

  • Antonin Dvorak: Songs of Nature
  • James McCray: Sing a Song of Seasons
  • Grau: Kasar mie la gaji
  • The Earth Adorned
  • Caldwell and Ivory: Hope for the Resolution
  • Mark Hayes (arr.): Somewhere Over the Rainbow
  • Nella Fantasia

Women of the Choir

  • Pablo Casals: Nigra sum
  • David L. Brunner: O Music

Men of the Choir

  • Parker/Shaw (arr.): Vive L’Amour
  • Norman Luboff (arr.): Colorado Trail
  • Howard D. McKinney (arr.): Brother, Sing On

Choral Union with Opera on the James (November 4)

  • Gounod: Romeo and Juliette

Choral Union (November 18)

  • Handel: Messiah

Carols by Candlelight (December 3)

Concert Choir

  • Berger: The Eyes of All Wait upon Thee
  • Jackson Berkey: Magnificat
  • Berlioz: The Shepherds’ Farewell
  • Norman Dello Joio: The Holy Infant’s Lullaby
  • David Moore (arr.): Gaudete
  • Robert Shaw (arr.): Master in This Hall
  • Reginald Jacques (arr.): Holly and Ivy

Lynchburg Singers

  • T. L. de Victoria: O Magnum Mysterium
  • Audrey Snyder: O Lux
  • Daniel Pinkham: Nativity Madrigals
    1. Guardian Owl
    2. Get up! Said Mary
    3. What did the bay give the Kings?
    4. How they brought the good news by sea
    5. After
  • Joaquin Nin-Culmell: Fum, Fum, Fum
  • Joaquin Nin-Culmell: La Virgen Lava panales
  • Robert Carter: In Time of Softest Snow
  • John Rutter (arr.): Deck the Hall

College Choirs Spring Concert (April 13)

Concert Choir

  • Victoria: O vos omnes
  • Palestrina: Exultate Deo
  • Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847):
    1. Drei geistliche Lieder, op. 96
    2. Lass, o Herr, mich Hilfe finden (Help me, Lord, in my affliction)
    3. Chorale: Deines Kinds Gebet erhöre, Vater (Father, hear thy child’s petition)
    4. Herr, wir trau’n auf deine Güte (Lord, we trust in thy great goodness)
  • Daniel E. Gawthrop: Sing a Mighty Song
  • Undine S. Moore (arr.): Daniel, Daniel, Servant of the Lord
  • Shaw/Parker (arr.): His Voice as the Sound
  • Robert DeCormier (adapted): John Henry (American Folk Song)
  • Eugene Butler: The White Moon
  • Mark Hayes (arr.): Over the Rainbow, from “The Wizard of Oz”

Chamber Singers

  • Johannes Brahms: Vier Zigeunerlieder, op. 112, no. 3
    1. Hilmmel strahlt so helle und klar (The Sky Beams so bright and clear)
    2. Rote Rosenknospen (Red Rosebuds)
    3. Brennessel steht an Weges Rand (Stinging Nettles Stand at the Edge of the Path)
    4. Liebe Schwalbe, kleine Schwalbe (Dear Swallow, Little Swallow)
  • C.A. Pinto Fonseca (Brazil): Muié Rendêra
  • Inocente Carreño (Venezuela): Pregúntale a ese mar (Ask the sea)
  • Pedro Gutiérrez, arr. Angel Sauce (Venezuela): Alma Llanera (Soul of the plains)

Lynchburg Singers with Opera on the James (April 18 and 20)

  • Puccini: La Boheme

Choral Union and Festival Orchestra (April 26)

  • Ludwig van Beethoven: Mass in C
  • Robert Ray: Gospel Mass