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“Lux Aeterna” Program Notes

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PROGRAM

Lux Aeterna – Sir Edward Elgar (1857-1934) and arr. by John Cameron (b. 1944)
choral setting of “Nimrod” from Enigma Variations

Kyrie – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (c. 1525-1594)
from Missa Papae Marcelli

Carols of Death
 – William Schuman (c. 1910-1992) and texts by Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
          The Last Invocation
          The Unknown Region
          To All, To Each

Everyone Sang! Roderick Williams (b.1965)
*Arranged for Phoenix Chorale, US premier performance

Two Penitential Motets – Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
from Quatre Motets pour un temp de Pénitence, FP 97
          Timor et tremor
          Vinea mea electa

Agnus Dei – Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
from Missa Papae Marcelli

INTERMISSION

Requiem, Op. 48 – Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
          I. Introitus – Kyrie
          II. Offertorium
          III. Sanctus
          IV. Pie Jesu
          V. Agnus Dei
          VI. Libera me
          VII. In Paradisum