Jubilate Chorale

Repertoire

The following represent our programming and repertoire.

 

A Star in the East --- December 2017

I Wonder As I Wander arr. Aaron McDermid (b. 1974)
Stars Erik Ešenvalds (b. 1977)
People Look East arr. Craig Courtney
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen Melchior Vulpius (c 1570-1615)
Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming Michael Praetorius (1572-1621)/J. Sandström (b. 1954)
A Hymn to the Virgin Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
There is No Rose Z. Randall Stroope (b. 1953)
The Darkest Midnight in December Stephen Main
Brightest and Best Southern Harmony, 1835; arr. Shawn Kirchner (b. 1970)
Oh, How Beautiful the Sky

Jacob Gerhard Meidet (1778-1859
setting by Paul J Christiansen (1914-1997)

Break Forth, O beauteous heavenly light J. S. Bach (1685-1750); edited Alice Parker/Robert Shaw
Love Came Down at Christmas Nancy Grundahl (b. 1946)
Rise Up Shepherd and Follow arr. Frank Almond
O Little Town of Bethlehem Lewis Redner; arr. Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)
Stille Nacht Franz Gruber (1787-1863)
The Shepherd's Carol Bob Chilcott (b. 1955)
What Sweeter Music John Rutter (b. 1945)
Here's a Pretty Little Baby Christmas Spiritual; arr. André Thomas (b. 1952)
A Christmas Blessing Philip Stopford

 

Let My Love Be Heard --- May 2017

Ubi Caritas Ola Gjeilo
Set Me As a Seal René Clausen
Even When He Is Silent Kim André Arnesen
All Works of Love Joan Szymko
How Can I Keep from Singing Taylor Davis
Unclouded Day Rev. J.K. Alwood, arr. Shawn Kirchner
Let My Love Be Heard Jake Runestad
This Little Light of Mine Spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan
The Road Home Tune: Prospect, from Southern Harmony, 1835, adapted by Stephen Paulus
Not One Sparrow is Forgotten Shaker Hymn, arr. William Hawley
Nella Fantasia Ennio Morricone, arr. Audrey Snyder
The Prayer Carol Bayer Sager and David Foster, arr. Mark Hayes
We Shall Overcome American Freedom Song, arr. Tom Trendy

 

Portraits of the Nativity --- December 2016

What Strangers Are These? Scottish Folk Song, arr. Dan Forrest
The Desert Shall Rejoice Eugene Butler
There Shall a Star Come Out of Jacob Felix Mendelssohn, Chorale melody by Philipp Nicolai
Gabriel's Message Basque Carol, arr. Stephen Paulus
Magnificat anima mea from Magnificat in D Johann Sebastian Bach
Out of the Orient Crystal Skies Richard Zgodava
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks Craig Courtney
Joy to the World Kirby Shaw
Away in a Manger Matthew Culloton
Dormi, Jesu Kim André Arnesen
Serenity (O Magnum Mysterium) Ola Gjeilo
The Shepherd's Carol Bob Chilcott
In the Bleak Midwinter Gustav Holst, arr. Abbie Betinis
The Hands That First Held Mary's Child Dan Forrest
The Dream Isaiah Saw Glenn L. Rudolph
Nunc Dimittis (The Song of Simeon) Alexander Gretchaninoff
A Christmas Blessing Philip Stopford

 

Hope for Resolution — May 2016

Cantate Domino Josu Elberdin (b. 1976)
Denn Er hat seinen Engeln befohlen Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Lass Dich Nur Nichts Nicht Dauren Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Vivos Voco (women only) Joan Szymko (b. 1957)
Nada te turbe Joan Szymko (b. 1957)
Even When He is Silent Kim André Arnesen (b. 1980)
Hymn to the Eternal Flame Stephen Paulus (1949-2014)
Earth Song Frank Ticheli (b. 1958)
Hope for Resolution arr. Paul Caldwell & Sean Ivory
Sure on this Shining Night Morten Lauridsen (b. 1943)
How Can I Keep from Singing Robert Lowry (1826-1899), arr. Z. Randall Stroope (b. 1953)
Bright Morning Stars (men only) Traditional Appalachian, arr. Shawn Kirchner (b. 1970)
Give Me Jesus arr. Larry Fleming (1936-2003)
Baba Yetu Christopher Tin (b. 1976)
A Gaelic Blessing John Rutter (b. 1945)
 

Gloria in Excelsis Deo! --- December 2015

Angels We Have Heard on High French Carol, arr. Howard Helvey
The Glory of the Father Egil Hovland, ed. Frank Pooler, text adapted from John 1
Gabriel's Message Basque Carol, arr. Stephen Paulus
Bogoróditse Devo, Raduysia Sergey Khvoshchinsky
Gloria in excelsis from Mass in B Minor J.S. Bach
Gloria Jan Sandström
South African Gloria William Bradley Roberts, Traditional Xhosa Tune from South Africa
Ding Dong! Merrily on High French Carol, arr. Carolyn Jennings
Huron Carol Huron Melody, arr. Dale Warland
Away in a Manger J.E. Spilman, arr. Paul Sjolund, Anonymous 19th Century Text
Stille Nacht Franz Gruber
The Ground from Sunrise Mass Ola Gjeilo
   

The Road Home --- May 2015

Wayfaring Stranger American Spiritual, arr. Michael Engelhardt
Sure on this Shining Night Morten Lauridsen, poem by James Agee
The Earth Adorned (Sommersalm) Waldemar Åhlén, translated by Carolyn and Kenneth Jennings
Eatnemen Vuelie Frode Fjellheim and Silesian Folk Melody
The Eternal Gates Early American Folk Melody Hallelujah, setting Howard Helvey, text Cecil Frances Alexander
Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal American Tune Invitation, arr. Alice Parker
No Time Traditional Camp Meeting Songs, arr. Susan Brumfield
Give Me Jesus Traditional, arr. Larry L. Fleming
Take My Hand, Precious Lord Words and music Thomas A. Dorsey, arr. Ed Lojeski
Bright Morning Stars Traditional Appalachian Song, arr. Shawn Kirchner
Evening Prayer Ola Gjello, text St. Augustine
The Road Home Tune Prospect from Southern Harmony 1835, adapted Stephen Paulus, text Michael Dennis Browne
Gabriel's Oboe Ennio Morricone, arr. Craig Hella Johnson
Light of a Clear Blue Morning Dolly Parton, arr. Craig Hella Johnson
   

How Great Our Joy! --- December 2014

Gaudete, Christus est natus Medieval, from Piae Cantiones, arr. Todd Marchand
Joy to the World / While By My Sheep G.F. Handel, arr. Phillip Lawson / 17th Century, arr. Jungst
Climb to the Top of the Highest Mountain Carolyn Jennings
Magnificat Francesco Durante
Verbum Caro Factum Est Dan Forrest
Hodie Christus Natus Est Jan Sweelinck
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks Craig Courtney
All My Heart This Night Rejoices Z. Randall Stroope
Angels' Carol John Rutter
Ding Dong, Merrily on High arr. Richard Price
Noel Todd Smith, arr. Brad Holmes
Stille Nacht Franz Gruber, arr. John Rutter
On Christmas Night (Sussex Carol) Traditional English, arr. Philip Ledger
Go Tell It on the Mountain Spiritual, arr. Joshua Shank
Joy to the World Lowell Mason, arr. Mack Wilberg
   

faith, hope, love --- May 2014

Lobet den Herrn (Motet No. 6, BWV 230) J.S. Bach
Blagosloví, dushé moyá, Ghóspoda Alexandre Gretchaninoff
Ubi Caritas (No. 1 from Quatre motets, Op.10) Maurice Duruflé
Across the Vast, Eternal Sky Ola Gjeilo
Hymn to the Eternal Flame (from To Be Certain of the Dawn) Stephen Paulus
Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal (tune Invitation) arr. Alice Parker
No Time (Traditional Camp Meeting Songs) arr. Susan Brumfield
The Water is Wide Traditional, arr. Craig Hella Johnson
The Rain is Over and Gone Paul Halley
Over the Rainbow (as performed by Israel Kamakawiwo 'ole) Harburg/Arlen, arr. Beck
   

This Little Babe --- December 2013

Part One --- Come, O Come, Emmanuel
Lost in the Night Finnish Folk Tune, arr. Kyle Haugen
Alleluia, Rejoice! arr. J. Edmund Hughes
Gabriel's Oboe Ennio Morricone, arr. Craig Hella Johnson
Verbum caro factum est Dan Forrest, commissioned by Jubilate Chorale
Ave Maria Franz Biebl
Part Two --- He is Born!
Gaudete Renaissance Carol, arr. Robert Batastini
In dulci jubilo German Carol, arr. Matthew Culloton
Little Jesus in the Hay Shawn K. Stengel
Away in a Manger arr. Matthew Culloton
Silent Night Stille Nacht, arr. John Ferguson
Part Three --- Born for You
Mary's Little Boy Child Jester Hairston, arr. Ed Lojeski
This Little Babe (from A Ceremony of Carols) Benjamin Britten
Hope for Resolutioin (a song for Mandela and deKlerk) arr. Paul Caldwell, Sean Ivory
Infant Holy, Infant Lowly Polish Carol, arr. Mack Wilberg
   

Sing Joyfully --- May 2013

Jubilate Deo László Halmos
Sicut Cervus Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
Gradual Anton Bruckner
Abendlied (Op. 69, No. 3) Josef Rheinberger
Our Father Alexander Gretchaninoff
Allelluia Randall Thompson
Praise to the Lord German chorale, arr. F. Melius Christiansen
Gloria from Lord Nelson Mass Franz Joseph Haydn
Laudate Dominum from Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, KV339 W.A. Mozart
The Ground (Pleni sunt caeli) from Sunrise Mass Ola Gjeilo
Amor de mi Alma (You are the love of my soul) Z. Randall Stroope
There Will Be Rest Frank Ticheli
Good Night, Dear Heart Dan Forrest
Shenandoah American Folk Song, arr. James Erb
How Can I Keep from Singing Robert Lowry, arr. Z. Randall Stroope
He Never Failed Me Yet Robert Ray
The Road Home Tune Prospect from Southern Harmony, adapted Stephen Paulus
   

Star of Wonder --- December 2012

Star of Wonder/We Three Kings Terre Roche/John Henry Hopkins, arr. Joseph Jennings
There Shall a Star Come Out of Jacob Felix Mendelssohn
Ave maris stella Edvard Grieg
Bogoróditse Djévo Arvo Pärt
Lo! How a Rose E'er Blooming arr. Roy Zimmerman
There Is No Rose Stephen Caracciolo
Out of the Orient Crystal Skies Richard Zgodava
What Is This Lovely Fragrance? French Carol, arr. Healey Willan, arr. Laurence Kursar
Rise Up Shepherd and Follow arr. Frank Almond
What Sweeter Music Eleanor Daley
O Little Town of Bethlehem Lewis Redner, arr. Stephen Paulus
Away in a Manger arr. Jeffrey Van
Stille Nacht Franz Gruber
Serenity (O Magnum Mysterium) Ola Gjeilo
The Shepherd's Carol Bob Chilcott
A Christmas Blessing Philip Stopford
   

What a Wonderful World --- May 2012

Let All the World in Every Corner Sing Ralph Vaughan Williams, transcribed Craig Courtney
Jubilate Deo László Halmos
The Spheres (Kyrie) from Sunrise Mass Ola Gjeilo
The Ground (Pleni sunt caeli) from Sunrise Mass Ola Gjeilo
Abendfriede (Evening Peace) Josef Rheinberger
All Things Bright and Beautiful John Rutter
The Blue Bird (Op. 119, No. 3) Charles Villiers Stanford
Psalm 8 (Adonai, Adonenu) Dan Forrest
The Earth Adorned (Sommersalm) Waldemar Åhlén, translated by Carolyn and Kenneth Jennings
This Is My Father's World Franklin Shepherd, arr. Paul J. Christiansen
Eatnemen Vuelie Frode Fjellheim and Silesian Folk Melody
i thank you God Elliot Z. Levine
What a Wonderful World George David Weiss, Bob Thiele, arr. Mark Brymer
   

Wondrous Mystery --- December 2011

Heilig Felx Mendelssohn-Bartholdy
Prepare the Way Dala Melody, arr. Margareta Jalkeus
Bogoróditse Djévo Arvo Pärt
Ave Maria Javier Busto
Mirable Mysterium Taylor Davis
Arise, Shine! Dan Forrest
Out of the Orient Crystal Skies Richard Zgodava
O Holy Night Adolphe Adam, arr. René Clausen
O Little Town of Bethlehem English Traditional, arr. Dale Warland
Come to the Cradle Cathy and Laura Conger, arr. Robert Scholz
Stille Nacht Franz Gruber, text Joseph Mohr, arr. John Rutter
What Sweeter Music Eleanor Daley
The Little Drummer Boy Simeone, Davis, Onorati, arr. Simeone
Joy to the World text Isaac Watts, melody attributed G.F. Handel, arr. Philip Lawson
The Dream Isaiah Saw text Thomas Troeger, music Glenn Rudolph
Wonderful Peace Gustaf Nordqvist, English text Norman Luboff