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“A CHORALE CHRISTMAS” PROGRAM NOTES

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PROGRAM

What Sweeter Music Michael Fink (b. 1939)

The First Nowell – Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)

Jesu Carols Stephen Paulus
          Jesu’s Lyfelyne
          The Ship Carol
          Wayne Not His Cribb
          The Neighbors of Bethlehem

Quatre Motets pour le temps de Noël Francis Poulenc (1899-1963)
          O magnum mysterium
          Quem vidistis pastores dicite
          Videntes stellam
          Hodie Christus natus est

Carol Sing-Alongs
          Angels We Have Heard on High Traditional French Carol
          O Little Town of Bethlehem Philip Brooks (1831-1908) and arr. by Lewis Redner (1831-1908)
          Joy to the World George Frederic Handel (1695-1759) and arr. by Lowell Mason (1792-1872)

INTERMISSION

O Holy Night Christopher Harris (b. 1985)

Ding! Dong! Merrily on High Howard Helvey (b. 1968)

In Silent Night Mitchell Southall (1922-189)

Glory, Glory, Glory to the Newborn King Moses Hogan (1957-2003)

Shout for Joy! André J. Thomas (b. 1952)

Go Where I Send Thee André J. Thomas

Silent Night Eric Nelson (b. 1959)