Music for Chorus and Harp

Mimi S. Daitz, conductor
Sylvia Kowalczuk, harp
Sunday, December 16, 2007

1. Cantique de Jean Racine, Opus 11 Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Harp accompaniment by Marilyn Marzuki
2. Three solos for harp  
  • Étude de concert: "Au matin"
  • "Vers la source dans le bois"
  • Fantaisie pour harpe sur une thème de Haydn, Opus 31
Marcel Tournier (1879-1951)
Marcel Tournier
Marcel Grandjany (1891-1975)
3. Three songs for high voice and harp from A Birthday Hansel, Opus 92 Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
"Afton Water" Marichu Edmilao
"The Winter" David Charles Tay
"Leezie Lindsay" David Charles Tay

4. "What child is this?" "Greensleeves," traditional, before 1600
Harp accompaniment by Joseph Karpienia
5. "Edi beo thu hevene quene" Anonymous, 14th century
Marcy Taitz and Riki Blum
6. "Nowel syng we bothe alle and somme" Anonymous, 15th century
Maggie Schwed, Charles Drew, Stuart Boynton
7. "Remember O thou man" Thomas Ravenscroft (?1592-?1635)
Members of the RCS Ensemble
8. "Welcome Yule!" C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)
Members of the RCS Ensemble
9. A Ceremony of Carols, Opus 28
"Wolcum Yole!"  
"There is no Rose"  
"That yongë child"  
"Balulalow" solo: Marcy Taitz
"As dew in Aprille"  
"This little Babe"  
"Interlude for harp  
"In Freezing Winter Night" solo: Marcy Taitz
"Spring Carol" solos: Betty Figueroa and Nancy Quigley
"Deo Gracias"  
Benjamin Britten