Central Wisconsin Master Chorale

Dec. 2003: Christmas Past, Christmas Present

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“Christmas Past, Christmas Present“ - Christmas Concert 2003


Directed by Barbara Towey

Program

Christmas Past

I. DOUBLE CHOIR

O Come, O Come Emmanuel —Gregorian Chant (arr. Shaw and Parker)

Verbum Caro Factum Est —Hans Leo Hassler (1562-1612)

Hodie Christus Natus Est —Giovanni Palestrina (1524-1594)

II. MASTERWORKS

O Magnum Mysterium —Tomas Luis da Victoria (1540-1611)

O Jesulein Suss (from Christmas Oratorio) —J. S. Bach (1685-1750)

(No pause)

Ave Maria —JR. Franz Schubert (arr. Riegger)

Lullay My Liking(Words from "A Mediaeval Anthology" —Gustav Holst

(No pause)

The Cherubic Hymn —A. Gretchaninoff

Sanctus (from "St. Cecilia Mass") —Charles Gounod

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing —Felix Mendelssohn (arr. Willcocks)

Intermission


Christmas Present

III. NEW HARMONIES

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen —Traditional English (arr. Shaw and Parker)

Adam Lay Ybounden (Text from the 15th Century) —Boris Ord

Lost in the Night —Finnish Folk Melody (Arr. F.M. Christiansen)

A La Nanita Nana —Spanish (arr. Ehret)

(No pause)

The Three Kings —Healy Willan

IV. CAROLS IN NEW SETTINGS

Angels' Carol —John Rutter

(No pause)

Bring a Torch, Heannette, Isabella —French (arr. John Rutter)

(No pause)

Carol of the Birds —French (arr. Hal Hopson)

Silent Night —Franz Gruber (arr. Rhonda Polay)

V. CHORUS AND DOUBLE BRASS CHOIR

Christmas Cantata —Daniel Pinkham

O Come All Ye Faithful —18th c. unknown

Concert Dates

The Dec. 2003 Chorale


Soprano

  • Pam Becker
  • Lisa Dix
  • Vicky Dresser
  • Rebecca Gedney
  • Kira Morrissey
  • Lara Sandberg
  • Paula Spangenberg
  • Susan Thomas
  • Jesse Wymer
  • Jessie Chesebro
  • Chelsea Dresser
  • Emily Gardner
  • Linda Kasukonis
  • Sue LeGault
  • Katie Rause
  • Karol Selle
  • Laura Williams
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Alto

  • Chriss Altis
  • JoAnne Griffin
  • Joan Kongslien
  • Shelby Niskanen
  • Sharon Paulsen
  • Jean Rogers
  • Laura Schmidt
  • Mary Schmidt
  • Heidi Corcoran
  • Marcie Herek
  • Robin Madson
  • Sandy Orgish
  • Susie Pribel
  • Patty Schelki
  • Marlene Vircks
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Tenor

  • Tim Arnold
  • Bob LeGault
  • Blaine Niskanen
  • Larry Paulson
  • Garrick Rohm
  • Doug Kongslien
  • Jim Moe
  • Dave Paulsen
  • Bob Prosch
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Bass

  • Dan Bobzin
  • Leo Jacoby
  • Larry Przybylsky
  • Mike Schmidt
  • Art Srb
  • Kent Thomas
  • Tom Glodowski
  • Tim Neely
  • Bernard Schmick
  • Chris Schroeder
  • Bryan Stueck
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The Brass Choir

    Trumpets

  • Allison Shewmake
  • Ted Johanson
  • Joel Towey
  • Kelly Volland

    Horns

  • Luke Johanson
  • Mike Mitchell
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    Tuba

  • Allison Altmann

    Baritone

  • David Bondeson

    Tombones

  • Philip Ilten
  • Ron Schultz

Dec. 2003 Steering Committee