Reunion Concert Program Order

Zadok the Priest George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Dies Irae and Lacrymosa (from Requiem Mass in D Minor) Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)

The Last Words of David Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
II Samuel 23:3-4

Four Slovak Songs Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Wedding Song from Poniky
Song of the Hay Harvesters from Hiadel
Dancing Song from Medzibrod
Dancing Song from Poniky

Two Selections from Frostiana Randall Thompson
Poems by Robert Frost (1874-1964)
The Road Not Taken
Choose Something Like a Star

Alleluia Randall Thompson

Serenade to Music  Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
words from Act V, Scene I of The Merchant of Venice
by William Shakespeare (1564-1616)

As Angels in Some Brighter Dreams Howard Goodall (b. 1958)
“Fear no more” from Act IV, Scene 2 of Shakespeare’s Cymbeline
“They are all gone into the world of light!” from Silex Scintillans by Henry Vaughan (1621-1695)

Hallelujah! (from the oratorio The Mount of Olives) Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
German text by Franz Xaver Huber

How Lovely is Thy Dwelling Place (from A German Requiem)  Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Battle Hymn of the Republic attributed to William Steffe (c.1830-c.1890)
based on a traditional Southern camp meeting tune
text by Julia Ward Howe (1819-1910)