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2014   

SEVENTY-SEVENTH CONCERT SEASON

Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal       -    traditional American, arr. Mark Hayes   
Donna Hall, piano
 
Cantique de Jean Racine     -         Gabriel Faure’           
    In 1865, the 20-year-old Faure’ won 1st prize in his school Competition with this piece, now one of his most popular works
    
On Jordan’s Stormy Banks      -       traditional American, arr. K. Lee Scott -
This folk hymn became something of a theme song for the Pioneers traveling the Oregon Trail.
  
Go Not Far From Me, O God       -     Zingarelli/Hullah
 
God So Loved the World     -            John Stainer
 
When I Survey the Wondrous Cross - Watts & Mason, arr. Gilbert M. Martin  
Jennifer Spencer, signing
Martin wrote this arrangement for his 1968 graduating class at Westminster Choir College.
 
Children of the Heavenly Father   -    Swedish folksong, arr. Norman Myrvik
 
In That Great Gettin’ Up Mornin’    -    traditional Spiritual, arr. Jerry Wesley Harris    
Sylvia Ayala & Melissa Standley, soloists
Jerry Harris taught music in the Beaverton school system and directed several local choirs.
 
With a Voice of Singing                    -    Kenneth Jennings
Jennings was the 3rd Conductor of the St. Olaf Choir, retiring in 1990

And the Father Will Dance                -    Mark Hayes
 
Just a Closer Walk With Thee           -    arr. Ed Lojeski
 
Salvation is Created                          -    P. Tschesnokoff,  arr. Norden
Tschesnokoff was one of a number of early 20th century Russian composers who created choral works of intensity, rich harmonies, and deep spirituality.   

The Palms                                         -     J. Faure, arr. Treharne
 
Praise the Risen Lord                       -    Eugene Butler
 
Angels Rolled De Stone Away           -    traditional Spiritual, arr. Jester Hairston
This is another rousing number from the multi-talented conductor, actor, and composer of such favorites as Amen and Mary’s Boy Child.
    
Battle Hymn of the Republic                                                         
    arr. Peter Wilhousky         Ken Dale, “A Few Appropriate Remarks”
For a number of years, this great arrangement has been a frequent and popular program-closer for Lutheran choral.


  
 

 

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