Autumn in the Air

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Sunday, September 29, 2013

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The leaves turn, the days grow shorter, the harvest is in and nostalgic visions of Thanksgiving fill the heart — yes, fall is here. Host Anthony Trecek-King celebrates autumn with a full range of choral music depicting the crisp interval between summer and winter.

Program Details:

Jean Sibelius: Autumn Song from Three Songs for American Schools
— Jubilate Choir; Astrid Riska, conductor.

Jeremiah Ingalls: Harvest Hymn
— Boston Camerata; Joel Cohen, conductor.

Ralph Vaughan Williams: Linden Lea
— Choir of New College, Oxford; Edward Higginbottom, conductor.

William Billings: O Praise The Lord of Heaven - An Anthem for Thanksgiving
— VocalEssence; Philip Brunelle, conductor.

James Quitman Mulholland: Life Has Loveliness to Sell
— Judy Kerlin Mason, piano; Peter Witte, French horn; Spivey Hall Children's Choir; Martha Shaw, conductor.

Traditional (arr. Dale Warland): Simple Gifts
— Linda Chatterton, flute; Jeffrey Van, guitar; Dale Warland Singers; Dale Warland, conductor.

Sacred Harp (arr. Carol Barnett): McKay, from An Anthem for Thanksgiving
— Dale Warland Singers; Dale Warland, conductor.

Traditional (arr Stephen Paulus): We Gather Together
— Dale Warland Singers; Dale Warland, conductor.

Francis Poulenc: Exultate Deo
— Polyphony; Stephen Layton, conductor.

Jean Sibelius: The Sun Upon the Lake is Low, from Three Songs for American Schools
— Jubilate Choir; Astrid Riska, conductor.

Veljo Tormis: Autumn Landscapes
— Holst Singers; Stephen Layton, conductor

Henry Purcell: Symphony and Harvest Song from King Arthur
— Concert Spirituel; Herve Niquet, conductor.

Franz Joseph Haydn: "Autumn" from The Seasons - Chorus of Countrymen and Huntsmen and Final Chorus (Hurray! The Wine Has Come
— Frieburg Baroque Orchestra; RIAS Chamber Choir; Rene Jacobs, conductor.

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