Veni Emmanuel: USA CD launch tour

When

11/12/2013    
7:30 pm

Where

St Paul's School, Concord, NH
325 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH, 03301

Event Type

Choir of Clare College, Cambridge
Graham Ross | conductor

St Paul’s School, Concord, NH

VENI EMMANUEL: Music for Advent
Harmonia Mundi USA CD launch tour

Programme:

Plainsong: Veni, veni Emmanuel

Antiphon I: O Sapientia
Robert Ramsey (c.1590-1644) O Sapientia
Herbert Howells (1892-1983): The fear of the Lord

Antiphon II: O Adonai
William Byrd (c. 1539-1623): Vigilate
Roderick Williams (b. 1965): O Adonai et Dux domus Israel

Antiphon III: O Radix Jesse
Stanley Vann (1910-2010): There is a flow’r sprung of a tree
Elizabeth Poston (1905-87): Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
Herbert Howells (1892-1983): A Spotless Rose

Antiphon IV: O Clavis David
John Sheppard (c. 1515-1558): Audivi vocem de caelo
Vytautas Miškinis (b. 1954): O Clavis David
Traditional: Lo! he comes with clouds descending

– interval –

Antiphon V: O Oriens
Benjamin Britten (1913-76): A Hymn to the Virgin
Arvo Pärt (b. 1935): O Morgenstern
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750): Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-47): When Jesus our Lord was born in Bethlehem

Antiphon VI: O Rex Gentium
John Rutter (b. 1946): O Rex Gentium first concert performance
Peter Warlock (1894-1930): Bethlehem Down
Graham Ross (b. 1985): I sing of a maiden

Antiphon VII: O Emmanuel
John Tavener (b. 1944): God is with us
Herbert Howells: Magnificat from Gloucester Service

Traditional arr. Graham Ross: O come, O come, Emmanuel