Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Christmas Concert 2009

Our Lady of Sorrows Choir Christmas Concert 2009

Director, Cathy Toney
Organist, Bryan Eber
Flute, Marybeth Eber

Our Lady of Sorrows Church,
West River, Maryland, USA
Dec 23, 24, 2009

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Midnight Mass, December 24, 2009:
Listen to the entire Midnight Mass at Our Lady of Sorrows Church, West River, Maryland at:
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Our Lady of Sorrows Choir Concert Program, December 23, 2009 and pre-Mass singing, December 24, 2009

Organ Prelude Variations on a Theme of Samuel Scheidt: Puer Natus in Bethlehem

By: Rebecca Groom Te Velde
1. “A child is born in Bethlehem”
2. “And joy is in Jerusalem”
3. “Rejoice, rejoice, sing high, sing low”
4. “Benedicamus Domino”
5. “To Thee, O Lord, be glory paid”
6. “Thou Son of Mary, mother-maid”
7. “To Holy Trinity give praise, With Deo Gracias always, Alleluia”
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Oh Music
By: David Kauffman
Arranged by: William Gokelman
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Creation Will Be at Peace

Words by: J. Paul Williams
Music by: Anna Laura Page
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For Unto Us a Child is Born

By John Attebury
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Coventry Child

Arranged by: Audrey Snyder
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Angels Rejoicin’
Arranged by: Patrick M. Liebergen
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Sing Lullaby
Text: Sabine Baring-Gould Arranged by: Philip Moore
Verse 1 solo: Ellen Langdon
Verse 2 duet: Angie Hunter & Don Dillin
Verse 3 solo: Katie Fennell
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Flute and Organ Duet: A Christmas Interlude
By: Charles Callahan
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The Simple Gifts of Christmas

Arranged by: Ed Lojeski
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Peace, Peace
Words and music by Rick and Sylvia Powell
Arranged by: Fred Bock
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In the Silence
Music by: Craig Courtney
Lyrics by: Pamela Martin

Calypso Lullaby
By Joel Raney
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By Franz Joseph Haydn
Edited by: Michael S. Woodman
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Merry Christmas to Father Arek (deployed on military assignment)!