Repertoire 2009 to 2011

Fall 2011, “Music of Thanksgiving and Praise”

An Anthem for Thanksgiving, William Billings

*Sing to the Lord of the Harvest, arranged by Johann Steuerlein

Nun danket alle Gott (Now Thank We All Our God), arranged by Felix Mendelssohn

**How Good to Thank Our God, John Ferguson

Hail, Sacred Music, Hail, William Billings

Set Me As A Seal, Rene Clausen

*We Are Singing, for the Lord is Our Light (Siyahamba), arranged by Hal Hopson

My Good Lord’s Done Been Here, arranged by Moses Hogan

**Jubilate (Jazz Motet), Johannes Matthias Michel

With a Voice of Singing, Martin Shaw

Lobe den Herrn, alle Heiden (Praise ye the Lord, all ye nations )BWV 230, J.S. Bach

**Ellen Devine, MMS Member -Conductor

*Roxanne Packer, MMS Member -Conductor

Spring 2011, “The MMS Goes POP!: Swingle and Shakespeare and Fun”

“Shakespeare Songs”, Matthew Harris

Hark, Hark! The Lark


Tell Me Where is Fancy Bred

(The Merchant of Venice)

It Was A Lover and His Lass

(As You Like It)

“Three Madrigals”, Emma Lou Diemer

O Mistress Mine

(Twelfth Night)

Take, O Take Those Lips Away

(Measure for Measure)

Sigh No More Ladies

(Much Ado About Nothing)

Arranged by Ward Swingle for Choir

*J.S. Bach

Organ Fugue, by J.S. Bach

(BWV 578)

Bourree, by J.S. Bach

(English Suite #2, BWV 807)

Aria, by J.S. Bach

(Suite in D Major, BWV 1068)

Chorale-Prelude by J.S. Bach

(on “Sleepers Wake”)

W.A. Mozart

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik K. 525





*Julie K. Martin, MMS-Member-Conductor

Fall 2010 “Settings of the Psalms”

Gott ist mein Hirt, Franz Schubert

Psalm 23

The 23rd Psalm, Bobby McFerrin

(dedicated to my mother)

Hide Not Thou Thy Face, Richard Farrant

Psalm 27:10

Afferentur regi virgines post eam, Anton Bruckner

Psalm 45: 14-15

The Lord,th’Almighty Monarch, Spake, Franz Joseph Haydn

Psalm 50

Go Not Far From Me, O God, Nicola Zingarelli

Psalm 71

Unto Thee, O God, Alan Hovhaness

Psalm 75:1

The Old Hundredth Psalm Tune, Ralph Vaughan Williams

Bless the Lord O My Soul, Mikail Ippolitov-Ivanov

Psalm 102

Praise Ye the Lord, Alan Hovhaness

Psalm 106:1

Psalm 121, Dave Brubeck

Psalm 150, Cesar Franck

Spring 2010“An Afternoon of Folk Songs and Dances”

Three Hungarian Folk Songs, Bela Bartok

In the Village

Boatman, Boatman

See the Roses

Three Scottish Folksongs, arr. Mack Wilberg

O Whistle and I’ll Come to Ye

I’ll Ay Call In By Yon Town

My Love’s in Germany

Cornish Folksong, arr. G.T. Holst

I Love My Love

Irish Folk Song, arr. Robert Chilcott

Mairi’s Wedding

Der Tanz, Franz Schubert

Lebenslust, Franz Schubert

Three German Folk Songs, Johannes Brahms

In Stiller Nacht


Die Wollust in den Maien

An Der Schoenen Blauen Donau, op.314, Johann Strauss, Jr.

Fall 2009–“Ave Verum and Tantum Ergo–Different Views”

Ave Verum Corpus Christi–.Josquin Des Prés (1450-1521)
Tantum Ergo-50–T.L. da Vittoria (1540-1611)
Ave Verum Corpus–William Byrd (1543-1623)
Ave Verum–.Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
Tantum Ergo–.Anton Bruckner
Ave Verum Corpus–Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
Tantum Ergo, KV 197 (Anh. 186e)–W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Ave Verum Corpus, KV 618–W.A. Mozart
Tantum Ergo–Hector Berlioz(1803-1869)
Ave Verum, Opus 65, No.1–Gabriel Fauré(1845-1924),
Arr. Glenn H. Finney(1935-2001)
Tantum Ergo, Opus 65, No.2–.Gabriel Fauré
Ave Verum, Opus 2, No.1–Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Spring 2009–“Madrigals of Love and Spring”

Spanish Madrigals

Fatal le Parte–Juan del Encina (1468-1529)
Mi Gallo–traditional Mexican
Cucu, cucu!–Juan del Encina
Dindirin, dindirin–Anonymous (ca. 1521)
El Grillo–Josquin Des Prez (1450-1521)

English Madrigals

Summer is A-Coming In –Anonymous (ca. 1250)
Come Let Us All A-Maying Go–John Hilton (1599-1657)
Of All the Birds That I Do Know–John Bartlet (fl. 1606-1610)
April is In My Mistress Face –Thomas Morley (1558-1602)
Though Philomela Lost Her Love–Thomas Morley

Three Madrigals (1962)–Emma Lou Diemer (b. 1927)

With Texts by William Shakespeare

1. O Mistress Mine, where are you roaming? (“Twelfth Night”)

2. Take, O Take those lips away (“Measure for Measure”)

3. Sigh No More, Ladies, Sigh No More (“Much Ado About Nothing”)

American Madrigals, Opus 46 (1976)..Kirke Mechem (b. 1925)
Based on American Folk Songs
1. Kind Miss (Kentucky)
2. He’s Gone Away (Carolinas)
3. Kansas Boys (Great Plaines)
5. New York Girls (Sea Chantey, New York)

Music, When Soft Voices Die (1966).Eugene Butler (b. 1935)
Text by Percy Bysshe Shelley
In Memory of David F. Lawrence