Repertoire

Chorale Repertoire

2017-2018 

Mendelssohn, Felix, "Lift Thine Eyes” from Elijah Op. 70
Zollitsch, Robert, Jing Ye Si
Daley, Eleanor, The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Moody, Ruth, One Voice 

2016-2017

Baryluk, Kim, Warrior
Borwick, Susan, And Ain’t I a Woman!
Brunner, David, I Am in Need of Music
Bulgarian Traditional, Dva Konya Vodam
Carpenter, James (arr.), How Can I Keep from Singing?
David, John (arr. Peter Knight), You are the New Day
Diemer, Emma Lou, Hope is the thing with feathers

I. Hope is the thing with feathers
II. A bird came down the walk
V. If you were coming in the fall

Farnell, Laura, You Are My Music
Ginsberg, Elaine Broad, Oseh Shalom
Hildegard von Bingen, Spiritus sanctus vivificans
Hirsch, Nurit, Bashana Haba’ah
Howells, Herbert, My Eyes for Beauty Pine
Mendelssohn, Felix, Abendlied
Ramsey, Andrea, The Dream Keeper
Ramsey, Andrea, I Shall Not Live in Vain
Paulus, Stephen, Winter Song
Powell, Rosephanye, Still I Rise
Smiley, Moira, The Little Road
Schütz, Heinrich (ed. Nancy Grundahl), Cantate Domino
Vivaldi, Antonio, Gloria in D Major, RV 589
I. Gloria in excelsis Deo
Voorand, Kadri, Aga Tule
White, David Ashley, Spirit Moving Over Chaos

2015-2016

Benjamin, Eric, Hope is the thing with feathers
Elgar, Edward, The Snow
Fauré, Gabriel, Cantique de Jean Racine Op. 11
Dilworth, Rollo, Walk in Jerusalem
Johnson, Craig Hella, Will There Really be a Morning?
Mendelssohn, Felix, “Lift Thine Eyes” from Elijah Op. 70
Núñez, Francisco, “Dawn” from Los Primeros Pastores
Pinkham, Daniel, Evergreen
Porpora, Niccola “Sicut erat” from Magnificat
Schumann, Robert, Herbstlied Op. 43, no. 2

2014-2015

Caccini, Francesca, Aure volanti
Yi, Chen, Chinese Mountain Songs
Daley, Eleanor, The Lake Isle of Innisfree
Fauré, Gabriel, Cantique de Jean Racine Op. 11
Georgian Traditional, Chela
Georgian Traditional, Megruli Alilo
Handel, G.F., “Music, spread thy voice around” from Solomon HWV 67
Handel, G.F., No, di voinon vofidarmi HWV 189
Mendelssohn, Felix, “Lift Thine Eyes” from Elijah Op. 70
Monteverdi, Claudio, Pur Ti Miro
Sarmanto, Heikki, Hanget Soi
Smyth, Ethel, March of the Women
Walker, William, Sweet Prospect
Xhosa Traditional, Vela Vela
Walker, Gwyneth, Lessons from the Sea

2013-2014

Brunner, David, Yo le Canto Todo el Dia
Carpenter, David (arr.), How Can I Keep from Singing?
Casals, Pablo, Nigra Sum
Copland, Aaron, At the River
Georgian Traditional, Modi modi gazapkhulo
Georgian Traditional, Shari shuri
Hugh, Robert (arr.), How Can I Keep from Singing?
Jansons, Andrej, Balts sniedzins
Ogura, Roh, Hotaru Koi
Rachmaninoff, Sergei, "Angel" from Six Choruses Op. 15
Xhosa Traditional, Lizela
Storbekken, Eli, Kulokk
Tindley, Charles Albert (arr. Barbara Baker), The Storm is Passing Over
Whitacre, Eric, Five Hebrew Love Songs 

2012-2013

Anderson, Leroy (arr. Gionfriddo), Sleigh Ride
Bach, J. S., "Herr Gott Vater, mein starker Held!" from Cantata No. 37
Bonde, Allen, To Walk Beyond Dreams
Britten, Benjamin, "Wolcum Yole!" from A Ceremony of Carols Op. 28
Georgian Traditional, Lechkhumuri naduri
Haydn, Michael, Laudate pueri Dominum
Kodály, Zoltán, Esti dal
Noble Jr., Clifton, This Little Light of Mine
Schumann, Robert, 3 Lieder für 3 Frauenstimmen, Op.114

I. Nänie
II. Triolett
III. Spruch

Serbian (arr. Nick Page), Niška Banja
Sotho Traditional, Mmamoshimane
Ukrainian (arr. Stetsenko), The Angels Exclaimed
Walker, Gwyneth (arr.), How Can I Keep from Singing?
Wilberg, Mack (arr.), Shenandoah
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, Linden Lea

2011-2012

Britten, Benjamin, "This Little Babe" from A Ceremony of Carols Op. 28
Brown, Gregory W., Five Women Bathing in Moonlight
Chen, Phyllis, Song for Syrinx
Estévez, Antonio (arr. Alberto Grau), Mata del Anima Sola
Georgian Traditional, Didebata
Hogan, Moses, My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord
Jones, Nathan (arr.), Quelle est cette odeur agréable
Mendelssohn, Felix, Abendlied
de Morales, Cristóbal, O Magnum Mysterium
Paulus, Stephen, The Road Home
Raminsh, Imant, Songs of the Lights
Zulu Traditional, Saphela isizwe
Walker, Gwyneth (arr.), How Can I Keep From Singing?

Glee Club Repertoire

*Commissioned by the Mount Holyoke Glee Club

2017-2018

Holst, Gustav, "Neptune" from The Planets Op. 32
Mäntyjärvi, Jaakko, Pseudo Yoik (Lite)
Vaughan Williams, Ralph, Linden Lea
Brown, Gregory W., Holding it Open*

2016-2017

Baeverfjord, Hanne, Cor meum
Betinis, Abbie, From Behind the Caravan: Songs of Hâfez

I. we have come
II. suffer no grief
III. closer to the fire
IV. boat people
V. we have come (reprise)

Brumfield, Susan, No Time
Carpenter, David (arr.), How Can I Keep from Singing?
Clarke, Rhona, Lonranna
David, John (arr. Peter Knight), You are the New Day
Ginsberg, Elaine Broad, Oseh Shalom
Hopkins, Sarah, Past Life Melodies
Jones, Nathan, What shines*
Kesselman, Lee R., Ad amore
Mendelssohn, Felix, 3 MotetsOp.39

I. Veni Domine
II. Laudate Pueri

Paulus, Stephen, I Cannot Dance, O Lord
Plainchant, Hodie Christus natus est
Plainchant, Magnificat anima meum Dominum
Ramsey, Andrea, I Shall Not Live in Vain
Schumann, Robert, Lied Op. 29
Ugalde, Eva, Tximeletak
Vivaldi, Antonio, Gloria in D Major, RV 589
I. Gloria in excelsis Deo

2015-2016

Benjamin, Eric, Hope is the thing with feathers
Chesnokov, Pavel (arr. Vladimir Morosan), Spaséniye sodélal Op. 25, No. 5
David, John (arr. Peter Knight), You Are the New Day
Esmail, Reena, Tuttarana*
Georgian Traditional, Arkhalalo-namgalo
Georgian Traditional, Guruli alilo
Holst, Gustav, Choral Hymns from the Rig Veda – Group 3
Keane, Dolores, Mouth Music
Kodály, Zoltán, Mountain Nights I
Martin, Frank, Mass for Double Choir
Pinkham, Daniel, Evergreen
Tormis, Veljo, Spring Sketches

2014-2015

Beach, Amy, The Chambered Nautilus Op. 66
Brahms, Johannes, Adoramus Te
Duruflé, Maurice, Requiem
Esmail, Reena, Tuttarana*
Fjellheim, Frode, Eatnemen Vuelie
Fauré, Gabriel, Cantique de Jean Racine Op. 11
Handel, G.F., "Music, spread by voice around" from Solomon HWV 67
Holst, Gustav, Two Eastern Pictures
Hopkins, Sarah, Past Life Melodies
Pärt, Arvo, Peace upon you, Jerusalem
Sawyer, Eric, Concord Hymn
Smyth, Ethel, March of the Women

2013-2014

Aguiar, Ernani, Salmo 150
Bertaux, Betty (arr.), What Wondrous Love
Brahms, Johannes, Nänie (Funeral Song), Op. 82
Brahms, Johannes, Vier Gesänge für Frauenchor, Op. 17
Copland, Aaron (arr.), At the River
Debussy, Claude (arr. Alan Raines), Nuit d’etoiles
Ešenvalds, Ēriks, Gaujas Meita Rotātāja (Adorning River Gauja Daughter)
Georgian Traditional, Diadeb
Hugh, Robert (arr.), How Can I Keep from Singing?
Mácha, Otmar, Hoj, hura hoj!
Rahman, A.J., Wedding Qawwali
Szymko, Joan, A la media noche
Verdi, Guiseppe, Laudi alla vergine Maria

2012-2013

Anderson, Leroy (arr. Gionfriddo), Sleigh Ride
Bonde, Allen, To Walk Beyond Dreams
Georgian, Diadeb
Georgian, Qanuri
Gordon, James, Frobisher Bay
Hauser, William, Invitation
Haydn, Joseph, Harmoniemesse
Holst, Gustav, Ave Maria
Hatfield, Stephen, Las Amarillas    
Jones, Nathan, What Shines*
Mendelssohn, Felix, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, incidental music Op. 61
Nystedt, Knut, Hosanna      
Robert Schumann, Der Wassermann Op. 91, No.8
Thomas, André, Keep Your Lamps!
Tormis, Veljo, Sügismaastikud (Autumn Landscapes)
Wilberg, Mack, Shenandoah

2011-2012

Betinis, Abbie, Cedit, Hyems
Brown, Gregory W., Five Women Bathing in Moonlight
Debussy, Claude, Salut printemps
Fili, Michael, Himmelsknabe
Førde, Jan Magne, Safari
Georgian Traditional, Diadeb
Georgian Traditional, Lechkhumuri maqruli
Handel, G. F., Foundling Hospital Anthem
Paranjoti, Victor, Dravidian Dithyramb
Paulus, Stephen, The Road Home
Tchaikovsky, P. I., Much too soon in the season
Schubert, Franz, Psalm 23
Sotho Traditional, Hlonolofatsa
Zulu Traditional, Saphela isizwe

Chamber Singers Repertoire

2017-2018

Smiley, Moira, Makedonska
Tormis, Veljo, Lauliku lapsepõli
Wawer, Simon, Keep on Singing

2016-2017

Beach, Amy, Three Shakespeare Songs, Op. 39

I. Over Hill, over Dale
II. Come Unto these Yellow Sands
III. Through the House Give Glimmering Light

Lang, David, just (after Song of Songs)
Lassus, Orlando de, Cor meum
Machaut, Guillaume de, Liement me deport
Morales, Cristóbal de, O Magnum Mysterium
Nilsen, Lillebjørn (Arr. Linn Andrea Fuglseth), Danse ikke gråte nå
Paulus, Stephen, The Road Home
Ramsey, Andrea, I Shall Not Live in Vain
Vivaldi, Antonio, Gloria in D Major, RV 589
I. Gloria in excelsis Deo

2015-2016

Billings, William, Africa (Now shall my inward joys arise)
Hildegard von Bingen, O virtus Sapientiae
Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Pelle, Statements
Lang, David, evening morning day
Koppel, Mary Montgomery, A la lune
Maiben, Dana, Vermont (I dwell in Possibility)
Rautavaara, Einojuhani, “Suite” de Lorca Op. 72b
Smiley, Moira, Bring me a little water, Sylvie
Victoria, Tomás Luis de, Duo Seraphim

2014-2015

Betinis, Abbie, Be Like the Bird
Cozzolani, Chiara Margarita, "Gloria in altissimis Deo" from Two Motets
Distler, Hugo, Das verlassene Magdlein and Lied vom Winde
Hildegard von Bingen, Karitas Habundat
Nystedt, Knut, Karleckens Lov
Rheinberger, Josef, Sechs Gesänge Op. 131

I. Ein Bild am Pfade
III. Der Gebirgsbach

Schafer, R. Murray, Snowforms
Spivak, Yossi, Ma Navu

2013-2014

Betinis, Abbie, Jerusalem Luminosa
Georgian Traditional, Shen khar venakhi
Grieg, Edvard, Ved Rundarne
Kohl, Michael (arr.), Maybe
Nystedt, Knut, Shells
Poulenc, Francis, Ave Maria
Poulenc, Francis, Selections from Petites Voix
Veljo Tormis, Lauliku lapsepõli

2012-2013

J.S. Bach, “Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich” from Cantata No. 150
Bulgarian Traditional (arr. Petar Liondev), Kafal sviri
Bulgarian Traditional (arr. Philip Kutev), Dragana I Slaveya
Corsican Chant, Agnus Dei
Corsican Traiditonal, U Ventu
Ligeti, György, Idegen földön
Machaut, Guillaume de, Puis qu’en oubli
Rutter, John (arr.), Deck the Hall
Walter, Lana, This Endris Night      

2011-2012

Medieval English Carol, Nowel: Owt of your slepe aryse
Britten, Benjamin, Sweet was the Song
Corsican Chant, Tota pulchra es
Duruflé, Maurice, "Tota pulchra es" from Quatre Motets sur des thèmes grégoriens Op. 10
Georgian Traditional, Diadeb
Georgian Traditional, Maqruli
Georgian Traditional, K'akheti
Hauser, William, Invitation
McClellan, Robinson, The Woman Turns Herself into a Fish
Parker, Alice (arr.), Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal
Poulenc, Francis, Litanies à la vierge noire
Storm, J. P., Blooming Vale
Walker, William, Sweet Prospect

Listen to us:

"What Shines" by Nathan Jones

Commissioned by the Mount Holyoke Glee Club in 2013, "What Shines" sets Marjory Wentworth's (MHC '80) poem to music that glimmers with light.