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At some time in the past we have performed these numbers and could revive them on demand. We will, each year, work to expand this repertoire and at the same time recall some of the favorite pieces we have sung before. But this listing will demonstrate the eclectic nature of our programs. Each number is followed by an indication of the year in which it was performed. SONS OF ORPHEUS performs all music in the language of its origin.

Adams, Byron

  • An Irish Airman Forsees His Death, words by William Butler Yeats (2009)

Alfvén, Hugo

  • Gryning vid havet (2002)

Andersson, Benny & Ulvaeus, Björn

  • Thank You for the Music (2009)

Anonymous

  • Inigo Jones (1992)

Bach, J. S.

  • Air from the Third Orchestral Suite in D Major, BWV 1068, arr. Ward Swingle & Michael Fraser (2013)
  • Gloria sei dir gesungen, Chorale from Wachet Auf, BWV 140 (2008)
  • Ich will hier bei dir stehen, Chorale from St. Matthew Passion, BWV 244 (2008)
  • Jesus bleibet meine Freude (Jesu, joy of man’s deisirng), Choral from the cantata Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben, BWV 147 (2008), arr. Ward Swingle and Michael Fraser (2013)
  • Zion hört die Wächter singen (Zion Hears the Watchmen Singing ) from cantata Wachet auf, ruft uns die stimme, BWV 140 (2008, 2012)

Barratt, Augustus

  • Orpheus With His Lute, text from Henry the Eighth, Act III, Sc. 1, W. Shakespeare (2010)

Barry, John

  • Here’s to the Heroes, lyrics by Don Black, adapted by Thomas Wentzel (2010–2013)

Baseball Songs

  • It’s a Beautiful Day for a Ball Game (1999)
  • Centerfield (1999)
  • Joltin’ Joe DiMaggio (1999)
  • Talking Baseball (1999)
  • There Used to be a Ballpark (1999)
  • We Are the Champions (1999)
  • Winners (1999)

Beethoven, Ludwig van

  • Du hast in deines Armels Falten (Chorus of the Dervishes) from The Ruins of Athens, op. 113. (1995)
  • Joyful, Joyful We Adore You (set to the tune of Ode to Joy), lyrics by Henry Van Dyke, arr. Joe Johnson & Bob Shami (2012)
  • O Welche Lust! (Prisoner’s Chorus), from Fidelio, Act I (1994, 2000, 2006, 2011)

Berlin, Irving

  • Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor (2010, 2011) from the musical Miss Liberty, arr. Roy Ringwald
  • I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm, arr. Jim Filipek (2013)
  • (I Wonder Why?) You’re Just in Love (2009) from the stage production Call Me Madam
  • White Christmas, arr. Arlyn Peterson & Vern Williamsen (1996–2012)

Berthier, Jacques

  • Laudate Dominum (Canto de Taizé) (2012)

Berlioz, Hector

  • Choeur de soldats et Chanson des étudiants, from La Damnation de Faust (1995)

Biebl, Franz

  • Ave Maria (Angelus Domini) (2005, 2012)

Bierstock, Sam & Melnick, John

  • Before You Go, arr. Thomas Wentzel (2006)

Bixio, Cesare Andrea

  • Mamma, Son Tanto Felice, arr. Jim Filipek (2012)

Brahms, Johannes

  • Alto Rhapsody (1993, 2007)

Borodin, Alexander

  • Polovyetskaya Pliaska S’Khorom’ (Polovetsian Dances), from Prince Igor, Act , adpt. Richard Holden & Vern Williamsen (2006)

Canadian Folksongs

  • Red River Valley, arr. Jim Filipek (2012, 2013)

Capel, John Mais

  • Love, Could I Only Tell Thee, arr. Doris Arnold (2005)

Carmichael, Hoagy

  • Stardust (1996)

Chenoweth, Wilbur

  • Vocalise (2004, 2011)

Chinese Songs

  • Flying Song (2012)
  • Hometown, arr. Larry Lang (2013)
  • Sky Road, arr. Larry Lang (2012)
  • Speepless Tonight, arr. Larry Lang (2013)

Christmas Songs

  • A la nanita nana (2002)
  • A Desert Christmas, David Gale and Shirley Gale (1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
  • Angels We Have Heard on High, Old French Carol (1998–2013)
  • Arizona for the Holidays, Jim Hogan (1998–2006, 2011)
  • Ave Maria, Bach-Gounod (1998–2013)
  • Ave Maria (Angelus Domini) Franz Biebl (2005, 2012)
  • Ave Maria! adapted from Cavalleria Rusticana/Intermezzo Sinfonico by Pietro Mascagni, arr. Michael Fraser (2004, 2012)
  • Ave Maria (Méditation de Thaïs) Jules Massenet, arr. Thomas Wentzel) (2006, 2011, 2012)
  • Betelehemu (Nigerian Christmas Song) Via Olatunji, arr. Wendell Whalum (2003, 2010)
  • Cantique de Jean Racine, Gabriel Fauré, op. 11 (2007–2009, 2012)
  • Cantique de Noël (1997, 1998, 1999)
  • Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire (The Christmas Song), Mel Tormé (1996–2011, 2013)
  • Cold and Fugue Season (with apologies to J.S. Bach), Ellen Foncannon / Arr. Judah L. Jones (2011)
  • Recitative, Trio (Wo ist der neugeborne König der Juden?) and Chorus (Es wird ein Stern aus Jacob) from Christus, Felix Mendelssohn, Op. 97 (2007, 2008)
  • Coventry Carol, Traditional 16th Century English Carol, arr. Howard Helvey (2008, 2012)
  • Dance of the Sugar Plums, Music, Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Lyrics, Garrison Keillor, arr. Michael Fraser (2007–2010, 2012, 2013)
  • Deck the Halls (in 7/8), arr. James McKelvy, Adpt. David Bohn (2007)
  • Es ist ein’ Ros entsprungen (Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming), 15th Century German Carol 2009
  • Feliz Navidad, José Feliciano, arr. Maurice Hill (1996–2013)
  • Gesu Bambino (1998, 2011)
  • Good King Kong Looked Out, P.D.Q. Bach/Peter Schikele (2006, 2007, 2010)
  • Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer, Randy Brooks, arr. Vern Williamsen (2000–2003)
  • Grown-Up Christmas List, David Foster & Linda Thompson-Jenner, arr. Michael Fraser (2012, 2013)
  • Hark, the Herald Angels Sing , Felix Mendelssohn (1998–2006)
  • Hark, the Herald Angels Sing, Felix Mendelssohn, arr. Mack Wilberg (2007–2013)
  • Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas (1996–2006, 2010, 2011, 2013)
  • Home for the Holidays, Allen Stillmen, arr. A. Peterson (1997–2006, 2013)
  • Hodie!, music by John Leavitt (2006)
  • In the Bleak Midwinter (1998)
  • I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Walter Kent, arr. A. Peterson (1996–2009, 2012, 2013)
  • It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas, Meredith Wilson, arr. A. Peterson (1997–2006)
  • Jalapeño Chorus (with apologies to G.F. Handel), arr. Jim Filipek (2011, 2013)
  • Jingle Bell Rock, J.C. Beal & J.R. Booth, arr. Maurice Hill (1996–2004)
  • Jingle Bells/When Santa Claus Gets Your Letter, yodel, J.S. Pierpont & J.D. Marks, arr. Maurice Hill (1998–2004, 2010)
  • Joy to the World, George Frederick Handel (1998–2032)
  • Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silence, arr. G. Holst, adpt. Vern Williamsen (2002, 2006, 2009, 2012)
  • Let it Snow! Let it Snow! Let it Snow!, Julie Styne, arr. A. Peterson (1997–2006, 2013)
  • Little Drummer Boy (1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002)
  • Lo, How a Rose E’re Blooming (1998)
  • Masters in This Hall, arr. Mark Hayes (2012)
  • Mele Kalikimaka (Merry Christmas in Hawaii), R. Alex Anderson, arr. Vern Williamsen (2008, 2009, 2012), arr. for kazoo chorus Jim Filipek (2012)
  • O Come All Ye Faithful, J. Reading (1999–2013)
  • O Holy Night, Adolphe Adam (1999–2013)
  • O Magnum mysterium, Morten Lauridsen (2002, 2004)
  • Once in Royal David’s City (Irby), Henry J. Gauntlett & Cecil F. Alexander, vss. 2 & 3 arr. Ann Gilman (2004)
  • Pater Noster, sung in the Noyeme language (1998)
  • Personet Hodie, arr. Lara Hoggard (2005, 2008, 2010, 2013)
  • Puer Natur In Bethlehem (Christmas Processional), arr. Audrey Snyder (2012)
  • Ridin’ Home on Christmas Eve, Douglas B. Green, arr. Vern Williamsen (2002)
  • Ring Out, Wild Bells, Ron Nelson, words by Alfred, Lord Tennyson (2008)
  • Riu Riu Chiu (16th Century Spanish carol) (2002)
  • Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree, Johnny Marks (1997–2003, 2010)
  • Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Johnny Marks, arr. Vern Williamsen (2006)
  • Santa Baby, Joan Javits, Phil Springer & Tony Springer, arr. Anne Grimes (2011)
  • Silent Night, Franz Gruber (1997–2013)
  • Siver Bells, Jay Livingston & Ray Evans, arr. Vern Williamsen (2003)
  • Sleigh Ride, Leroy Anderson, arr. A. Peterson (1997–2010, 2013)
  • The First Noël/Pachelbel’s Canon, Traditional English Carol with Canon in D by Pachelbel (2007, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  • The Three Kings, Laurence Housman, Healey Willan, arr. Joseph Running (2008, 2009)
  • Trio, Oratorio de Noël, Camille Saint-Saëns, arr. Vern Williamsen (2005, 2009)
  • Veni, veni, Emmanuel (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001)
  • Watchman, Tell Us of the Night, Joseph Parry, arr. Vern Williamsen (2001, 2003, 2007, 2011)
  • We Need a Little Christmas, Jerry Herman, arr. Mark Hayes (2013)
  • We Wish You A Merry Christmas, arr. Maurice Hill (2003–2007, 2010)
  • Whisper, Whisper, arr. Jay Althouse, adpt. Vern Williamsen (2007)
  • White Christmas, Irving Berlin, arr. Arlyn Peterson & Vern Williamsen (1996–2013)
  • Winter Wonderland, Dick Smith & Felix Bernard, arr. Vern Williamsen (2003, 2005–2009)

Coulais, Bruno

  • Vois sur ton chemin, from Les Choristes (Miramax, 2004) (2006)

Cowboy Songs

  • Arizona, Arizona, Truck Stop, arr. Vern Williamsen (2002, 2004, 2008, 2011)
  • Back in the Saddle Again, Gene Autry (1998, 1999, 2000, 2011)
  • Bury Me Out on the Lone Prairie, Norman Luboff (1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003)
  • Buttons and Bows, arr. Maurice Hill and Don East (1997, 1998, 1999)
  • Cattle Call, Tex Owens, arr. Maurice Hill (2002)
  • Chime Bells (Traditional), Elton Britt and Bob Miller, arr. Jim Filipek (2009)
  • Cigareets, Whusky, and Wild, Wild Women, arr. Arlyn Peterson (1996, 1997)
  • Colorado Trail, arr. Donald Moore (2007, 2012, 2013)
  • Cool Water, Bob Nolan (1995, 1996, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2008, 2011, 2012)
  • Do Not Forsake Me from High Noon, Ned Washington & Dimitri Tiomkin, arr. Maurice Hill (1997, 1998, 2000, 2002–2004)
  • Don’t Fence Me In, Bob Fletcher, arr. Maurice Hill (1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2011)
  • El Paso, Mary Robbins, arr. Michael Fraser (2005, 2010)
  • The Green Leaves of Summer (1995, 1996, 1998, 1999)
  • Happy Trails, Dale Evans (1996–2012)
  • Home on the Range, Brewster Higley & Daniel E. Kelley, arr. Greg Gilpin (2005, 2010, 2012, 2013)
  • I Want to Be a Cowboy’s Sweetheart, Patsy Montana (Ruby Blevins), arr. Maurice Hill (1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2009)
  • Jingle, Jangle, Jingle, Frank Loesser & Jospeh J. Lilley, arr. Maurice Hill, Verne Williamsen (2001, 2006, 2011)
  • The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1995, 1998)
  • Mule Train, from Singing Guns (Republic, 1950), Fred Glickman, Hy Heath & Johnny Lang, arr. Maurice Hill (1999, 2001, 2006, 2011)
  • Poor Lonesome Cowboy, arr. Norman Luboff (2012)
  • Ragtime Cowboy Joe (1995)
  • Ragtime Cowgirl Jo, Lewis E. Muir/Maurice Abrahams, arr. Maurice Hill & Vern Williamsen (1999, 2000, 2002–2004)
  • Rawhide, Dimitri Tiomkin, arr. Maurice Hill (1997, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2009)
  • Riders in the Sky, Stan Jones (1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2010–2012)
  • Streets of Laredo (Paramount, 1949) (2006)
  • That’s How the Yodel Was Born (2000)
  • The Old Chisholm Trail, arr. Norman Luboff (2008)
  • The 3:10 to Yuma, George Duning, arr. Maurice Hill (1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2010–2012)
  • 26 Men, from Files of the Arizona Rangers in the Arizona Territory—1903, Harold S. ("Hal") Hopper, arr. Maurice Hill (2005, 2011, 2012)
  • Tumbling Tumbleweeds (Republic, 1935), Bob Nolan (1995, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2011, 2012)
  • Wannabe Cowgirl, Joyce Leonard, arr. Maruice Hill (2004)
  • Whatever Happened to Randolph Scott?, Don and Harold Reid, arr. Vern Williamsen (2009)

Crowe, Keith

  • The PGE Song, arr. Michael Fraser (2006)

Daley, Eleanor

  • In Remembrance, from Requiem (2005)

Damrosch, Walter

  • Danny Deever, Lyrics by Rudyard Kipling (2007)

Davis, Katherine K.

  • Nancy Hanks (Abraham Lincoln’s Mother), words by Rosemary Benét (2008)

de Koven, R.

  • The Owl and the Pussy Cat, lyrics by Edward Lear (2010)

Dickau, David C.

  • If Music Be the Food of Love, words by Henry Heveningham (2005, 2013)
  • Stars I Shall Find, words by Sara Teasdale (2013)
  • i carry your heart with me, words by(e.e. cummings (2013)

Donizetti, Gaetano

  • Soldier’s Chorus (“Rataplan”), from La Fille du Régiment (1997, 2006)
  • Arietta: Chacun le sait, Cavatina: Il a gagné tant de combats, from La Fille du Régiment, Act I (2009)

Dvorak, Antonin

  • Kdyz Mne Stará Matka Zpívat' Ucívala (Songs My Mother Taught Me), from Gypsy Songs, Op. 55, No 4, arr. Ron Kean, adpt. Thomas Wentzel (2008)
  • Tri Muzske Sbory, op. 43 (1992, 1999)
    • Zal,
    • Divna voda,
    • Devce v haji,

Elgar, Edward

  • Lux aeterna, arr. Maurice Hill (2003)

Estévez, Antonio

  • Mata del Anima Sola (Tree of the lonely soul), arr. Thomas Wentzel (2005)

Fauré, Gabriel

  • Cantique de Jean Racine, op. 11 (2007–2009, 2012)
  • Pavane, op. 50, arr. Thomas Wentzel (2006)
  • Réquiem (1995)

Foster, Stephen

  • Beautiful Dreamer (1994)
  • De Camptown Races (1994)
  • Gentle Annie (1994)
  • Jenney’s Coming O’er the Green (1994)
  • My Old Kentucky Home (1994)
  • Ring, Ring de Banjo (1994)

Franck, Cesár

  • Panis Angelicus from Messe à trois voix, op. 12, arr. H. Geehl (2012)

Francois, Claude and Revaux, Jacques

  • My Way, arr. Mike Sammes (2010)

Gawthrop, Daniel E.

  • Sing Me to Heaven (2003, 2008, 2011)

German Songs

  • Gaudeamus Igitur (1996, 1997)
  • Der Trinker (1999)
  • Die Wacht am Rhein (1999)
  • Gefüllt das Glas (2000)
  • Im Weinparadies (2000)
  • Was Bringen uns die Reben? (1999)
  • Wohlauf noch getrunken (1999)

Gjeilo, Ola

  • Ubi Caritas (2012)

Graham, Brendan

  • Isle of Hope, Isle of Tears arr. John Leavitt (2007)

Goguel, Rudi

  • Die Moorsoldaten (The Peat Bog Soldiers) arr. Vern Williamsen (2005)

Gold, Ernest

  • The Exodus Song from the film Exodus (2008, 2009, 2013)

Górecki, Henryk

  • Mamo, nie placz from Symphony No. 3, Opus 36 (1976) Movement II, arr. Thomas Wentzel (2013)

Gounod, Charles

  • Choeur des soldats from Faust (2000, 2005)
  • Sanctus from Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécilia, arr. D. Grotenhuis (2012)

Grieg, Edvard

  • Den store, hvide Flok, op. 30, no.10 (1996)

Gregorian Chant

  • O vos omnes (1994)
  • Omnes de Saba venient (1994)
  • Pater, si non potest (1994)
  • Veni, veni Emannuel (1997)

Gretchaninoff , Alexandre

  • Otche Nash (Our Father) Op. 29, No. 11 (2012)

Guthrie, Woodie

  • The Sinking of the Ruben James, arr. Michael Fraser (2006)

Hall, Daniel J.

  • A Dream of a Blessed Spirit, words by William Butler Yeats (2009)

Hannukah Songs

  • Hanerot Halalu (Those Candles)—A Song for Hannukah, arr. Blanche Chass (2007–2009, 2012)
  • Light One Candle, Peter Yarrow, arr. Vern Williamsen (2003–2010)
  • Ma-oz Tsur (Rock of Ages), S. Zim, arr. I. Lichterman (2003–2006, 2010–2012)
  • Ocho Kandelikas (Eight Candles for Hanukah), Flory Jagoda, arr. J.A. Kawarsky (2011, 2013)

Harrison, Annie Fortescue

  • In the Gloaming, arr. Doris Arnold (2005)

Helmuth, Eric

  • How Sweet the Moonlight, text from Merchant of Venice Act V, Sc. 1, W. Shakespeare (2010)

Herbert, Victor

  • Kiss Me Again, from Mademoiselle Modiste (1993)

Hirsh, Nurit

  • Bashana Haba’ah, Lyrics by Ehud Manor (2007, 2009)

Hispanic American Songs

  • Adiós, Mariquita Linda (1994, 2000)
  • Amapola del camino, Mexican Folksong, arr. Vern Williamsen (2000)
  • Aquellos ojos verdes, arr. Arlyn Peterson (1997)
  • Bésame mucho, arr. Arlyn Peterson (1997)
  • La borrachita (1997)
  • China (1994, 1995)
  • Corrido de Macario Romero from Five Latin American Folk Songs, arr. Bruce Trinkley (2012, 2013)
  • Granada (Fantasía Española) (1994, 2011) by Agustín Lara
  • Malagueña (1995, 2011) by Ernesto Lecuona, arr. Jim Filipek
  • Mi viejo amor (1994)
  • La negra noche (1995)
  • ¿Por qué...? (1994)

Holst, Gustav

  • I Vow to Thee, My Country adapted from Jupiter of The Planets by Cecil Spring-Rice (2003)

Huff, Mac

  • Turkey in the Straw (2013)

Inspirational Songs

  • The Road Home, Michael Bennis Browne & Stephen Paulus (2008)
  • The Road Not Taken, Randall Thompson, arr. Maurice Hill (1997, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2011)
  • This Is the Moment, from Jekyll & Hyde, Frank Wildhorn, arr. Ray Tess (2007)
  • Watchman, Tell Us of the Night, Joseph Parry, arr. Vern Williamsen (2001, 2003, 2007)
  • What a Wonderful World, Bob Thiele (pseudonym George Douglas) & George David Weiss (1998)
  • You Raise Me Up, Brendan Graham and Rolf Løvland, arr. John Leavitt (2007)
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone, Richard Rodger (1997, 1998)

Ippolitov-Ivanov, Mikhail

  • Sye ninye blagoslovyitye Ghóspoda (Behold Now, Bless the Lord), arr. P. Chasnokov (2004, 2005)

Irish Songs

  • Avenging and Bright (Crooghan a Venee), arr. Alice Parker (2002)

Italian Folk Songs

  • Tiritomba, Neopolitan Folksong, arr. Michael Fraser (2004, 2012)

Janácek, Leos

  • Ach Vojna, Vojna (Oh, to Be a Soldier) (2002)

Jarre, Maurice

  • Lara’s Theme from Dr. Zhivago, arr. Mia Bulgarin Gay and Vern Williamsen (2009)

Jeffers, Ron

  • I Have Had Singing, lyrics by Fred Mitchell (2010)

Johnson, Victor C.

  • Think on Me, Lyrics by Mary, Queen of Scots (2007, 2008, 2010–2013)

Keen, Marta

  • Homeward Bound, arr. Jay Althouse (2006–2010, 2012, 2013)
  • Homeward Bound, arr. Mack Wilberg (2013)

Kern, Jerome

  • Smoke Gets in Your Eyes, from Roberta (1996)

Kipling Texts

  • Danny Deever, Walter Damrosch (2007, 2012)
  • On the Road to Mandalay, Oley Speaks, arr. Vern Williamsen (2002)
  • Rolling Down to Rio, Sir Edward German (2002)
  • The Seal Lullaby, Eric Whitacre (2012)

Lara , Agustín

  • Granada (Fantasía Española) (1994, 2011)

Lecuona, Ernesto

  • Malagueña (2011), arr. Jim Filipek

Lauridsen, Morten

  • Dirait-on (2007)
  • O Magnum Mysterium (2002, 2004)

Lawson, Doyle; Waller, Charles; Yates, Robert

  • Calling My Children Home, arr. Joseph H. Jennings (1998)

Leigh, Mitch

  • The Impossible Dream, from The Man of La Mancha (1993, 1995)

Lennon, John & McCartney, Paul

  • When I’m Sixty-Four, arr. Terrie Ashbaugh (2007)

Loesser, Frank

  • Jingle, Jangle, Jingle, arr. Maurice Hill, Verne Williamsen (2001, 2006)
  • Baby, It’s Cold Outside from the motion picture Neptunes Daughter (2009), arr. Jim Filipek (2013)

Mallotte, Albert Hay

  • Song of the Open Road (1992,1994, 2010)

Mariachi Songs

  • El Tucsonense (2004)
  • Somos Novios (2004)
  • Tequila con Limón (2004)

Martin, Joseph M.

  • The Awakening (2006, 2011)

Mascagni, Pietro

  • Ave Maria! adapted from Cavalleria Rusticana/Intermezzo Sinfonico, arr. Michael Fraser (2004, 2012)
  • Cantico di Pasqua from Cavalleria Rusticana, arr. Ray Tess & Vern Williamsen (2010)

Massenet, Jules

  • Ave Maria (Méditation) from Thaïs, arr. Thomas Wentzel (2006, 2011, 2012)
  • Gavotte: Obéissons quand leur voix appelle, from Manon, Act III Scene I (2011)

Mendelssohn, Felix

  • And shall your light break forth, from Elijah (2008)
  • Gottesrat und Scheiden (2008)
  • Hark, the Herald Angels Sing (1998–2006)
  • Hark, the Herald Angels Sing, arr. Mack Wilberg (2007–2012)
  • He Watching Over Israel, from Elijah (2008)
  • Recitative, Trio (Wo ist der neugeborne König der Juden?) and Chorus (Es wird ein Stern aus Jacob) from Christus, Op. 97 (2007, 2008, 2013)

Moore, J. Chris

  • Go Lovely Rose (2003)

Mozart, Wolfgang A.

  • Aria und Chor (Sarastro’s Aria with Chorus) from Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), Act II Scene 1 (2008)
  • Chor der Priester (Chorus of the Priests), from Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) Act II, Scene 5 (1996, 1998, 2000, 2006, 2008)
  • Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618 (2006)

Offenbach, Jacques

  • Choeur des étudiants, from Les Contes de Hoffman (2001)

Nystadt, Knut

  • Immortal Bach, transcribed from Komm, süsser Tod, BWV 478 by Johann Sebastian Bach, adpt. Michael Fraser (2008)

Opera Selections

  • Ludwig Van Beethoven, O Welche Lust! (Prisoner’s Chorus), from Fidelio, Act I (1994, 2000, 2006, 2011)
  • Hector Berlioz, Choeur de soldats et Chanson des édiants, from La Damnation de Faust (1995)
  • Borodin, Alexander, Polovyetskaya Pliaska S’Khorom’ (Polovetsian Dances), from Prince Igor, Act I, Alexander Borodin, adpt. Richard Holden & Vern Williamsen (2006)
  • Gaetano Donizetti
    • Soldier’s Chorus (“Rataplan”), from La Fille du régiment (1997, 2006)
    • Arietta: Chacun le sait, Cavatina: Il a gagné tant de combats, from La Fille du Régiment, Act I (2009)
  • Charles Gounod, Choeur des soldats, from Faust (2000, 2005)
  • Pietro Mascagni
    • Ave Maria! adapted from Cavalleria Rusticana/Intermezzo Sinfonico, arr. Michael Fraser (2004, 2012)
    • Cantico di Pasqua from Cavalleria Rusticana, arr. Ray Tess & Vern Williamsen (2010)
  • Jules Massenet
    • Gavotte: Obéissons quand leur voix appelle, from Manon, Act III Scene I (2011)
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    • Aria und Chor (Sarastro’s Aria with Chorus) from Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute), Act II Scene 1 (2008)
    • Chor der Priester (Chorus of the Priests), from Die Zauberflöte (The Magic Flute) Act II, Scene 5 (1996, 1998, 2000, 2006, 2008)
  • Jacques Offenbach, Choeur des étudiants, from Les Contes de Hoffman (2001)
  • Giacomo Puccini
    • Humming Chorus from Madama Butterfly, Act II, arr. Michael Fraser (2008)
    • Nessun dorma! from Turandot, Act III, sc. 1, arr. Vern Williamsen (2004, 2012)
    • O mio babbio caro from Gianni Schicchi, arr. Robert Hanshaw (2009)
  • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
    • Flight of the Bumblebee, from The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Act III, arr. Thomas Wentzel (2008, 2012)
    • Procession of the Nobles, from Mlada, Act II, arr. Garry Laycock (Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales MLMSS 8053) & Thomas Wentzel (2013)
  • Bedrich Smetana, To pivecko, to veru je nebeský dar (Chorus in Praise of Beer) from Prodaná Nevesta (The Bartered Bride), Act II, Sc. 1 (2008)
  • Giuseppe Verdi
    • Va pensiero sull’ali dorate, from Nabuco (1995, 2004, 2011)
    • D’amor sull’ali rosée (1995, 2013), Miserere (1995, 2007, 2013), Ah! che la morte ognora (1995) and Vedi! Le fosche notturne spoglie (Anvil Chorus) (2007, 2012, 2013) from Il Trovatore
    • Evviva! Beviam!, from Ernani (2002)
  • Richard Wagner
    • Chor der Knappen und Gralsritter, from Parsifal (2001)
    • Chor der Pilger (Pilgrims’ Chorus), from Tannhäuser, Act III, scene 1 (1992-1997, 2002, 2009, 2013)
    • Chorus of Norwegian Sailors, from Der fliegende Holländer (1998, 2004)
    • Mit Gewitter und Sturm (Lied des Steuermanns), from Der fliegende Holländer, arr. Yoonjee Kim (2008)
    • Freudig begrüssen wir die edle Halle, from Tannhäuser, Act III, Sc. 4, arr. Vern Williamsen (1998, 2005)
    • Wach’ auf? Chorus and Finale, from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2010)
  • Carl Maria von Weber
    • Jägerchor, from Der Freischütz (1993, 2003)
    • Jägerchor, from Euryanthe (1993, 2003)

Parish, M., Alstone, A., & Goodhart, A.

  • Momele (Mother Dear) (2009)

Parris, Fred

  • In the Still of the Night (2007)

Patriotic Music

  • America, the Beautiful, Katherine Bates, arr. Maurice Hill (2002, 2004, 2013)
  • Battle Hymn of the Republic, Julia Ward Howe, arr., P.J. Wilhousky (2002, 2004, 2008–2013)
  • Eternal Father, Strong to Save (The Navy Hymn), William Whiting, John B. Dykes (2002, 2004, 2009–2013)
  • For The Fallen, Laurence Binyon & Mike Sammes (2009)
  • Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Irving Berlin, from the musical Miss Liberty, arr Roy Ringwald (2010, 2011)
  • God Bless America, Irving Berlin, arr. Maurice Hill (2002, 2003, 2004)
  • Here’s to the Heroes, John Barry and Don Black, adapted by Thomas Wentzel (2010–2012) for brass quintet (2011)
  • Mansions of the Lord (from We Were Soldiers), Nick Glennie-Smith (2003, 2004, 2007, 2010–2013), adapted by Thomas Wentzel for brass quintet (2011)
  • Salute to the Armed Forces, arr. Camp Kirkland (2008, 2009, 2011, 2013)
  • Star Spangled Banner, Francis Scott Key, arr. S.R. Labeda (2000–2013)
  • The One Who Stands Alone, J. Paul Williams & Joseph M. Martin (2009)
  • Stars and Stripes Forever, John Philip Sousa (2002, 2011)
  • This is My Country (2002, 2003, 2009, 2013)
  • You’re a Grand Old Flag, George M. Cohan, arr. Maurice Hill (2002, 2004)

Pokrass, Dmitri & Glik, Hirsh

  • Zog nit Keynmol az du geyst dem letstn veg (Song of the Vilne Partisans), arr. Julium Chajes (2005)

Porter, Cole

  • Night and Day (1995)
  • I’ve Got You Under My Skin (1995)

Pottle, Sam

  • Jabberwocky, lyrics by Lewis Carroll (2010)

Puccini, Giacomo

  • Humming Chorus from Madama Butterfly, Act II, arr. Michael Fraser (2008)
  • Nessun dorma! from Turandot, Act III, sc. 1, arr. Vern Williamsen (2004, 2012)
  • O mio babbio caro from Gianni Schicchi, arr. Robert Hanshaw (2009)

Purcell, Henry

  • Under this Stone (1992)
  • Tis Women Make Me Love (1992)

Rachmaninoff, Sergei

  • Bogoródyitse Dyévo (Rejoice, O Virgin), from The All Night Vigil, opus 37, no.6 (2011)
  • Morskaya Lyegyenda (Sea Tale), set to Prelude in G Minor, op. 23, no. 5, with Russian lyrics by Olga Yakovenko, arr. F. J. Black (2010)
  • Vmalchanyi nochi tainai (In the Silence of the Secret Night, op. 4, no. 3, arr. Paul Vellucci (2010)
  • Vocalise, op. 34, no. 14, arr. Vern Williamsen (2004, 2010)

Raposo, Joe

  • Here’s to the Winners, arr. Terrie Ashbaugh (2008)

Rentz, Earlene

  • She Walks in Beauty, Lyrics by Lord Byron (2007)

Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolai

  • Flight of the Bumblebee, from The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Act III, arr. Thomas Wentzel (2008, 2012)
  • Procession of the Nobles, from Mlada, Act II, arr. Garry Laycock (Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales MLMSS 8053) & Thomas Wentzel (2013)

Rock and Roll

  • Alley Oop (1998)
  • Arizona, Arizona, by Truck Stop, arr. Vern Williamsen (2002, 2004, 2008)
  • At the Hop (1998)
  • Splish Splash (1998)

Rodgers, Richard

  • If I Loved You, from Carousel (1993)
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone, from Carousel (1997, 1998)

Romberg, Sigmund

  • Deep in My Heart, Dear, from The Student Prince (1994)
  • One Flower Grows Alone in Your Garden, from The Desert Song (1993)
  • One Kiss, from The New Moon (1994)
  • Softly, As in a Morning Sunrise, from The New Moon (1994)
  • Stouthearted Men, from The New Moon (1996)

Russell, Bob; Scott, Bobby

  • He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother, arr. Mark Hayes (2007)

Russian & Ukranian Songs

  • Akh, Ty Styeppe (1997, 1998)
  • Darogai dlinnoyu (The Long Road) (2003, 2010, 2011)
  • Ey Ukhnyem (1994, 1996, 2002, 2005, 2010)
  • Fdobryi put Druzya (Happy Trails) (2010)
  • Medley from Fiddler on the Roof, Jerry Bock & Sheldon Harnik, arr. Mia Bulgarin Gay (2005)
  • Gari Maya Zvyezda (Shine, Shine, My Star), Russian Folksong, arranged by Jim Filipek (2010)
  • Gyimn Krasnomu Oktabryu (Hymn to Red October), from the Paramount motion picture The Hunt for Red October, Basil Poledouris, arr. Vern Williamsen (2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2010)
  • Gyimn Vyelyikamu Goradu (Hymn to a Great City) from The Bronze Horseman, Reinhold Glière, arr. Michael Fraser (2004, 2010, 2011)
  • Kalinka (1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2001, 2007, 2010, 2011)
  • Kazbyek, Trad., arr. Mia Bulgarin Gay (1998, 2003, 2008)
  • Katyusha (1996, 1998–2007, 2009, 2011)
  • Khorovodnaya Pliaska (Women’s Round Dance), arr. N. Sady (1997, 2003, 2007)
  • Kolokolchik (1994)
  • Kudiar and the Twelve Robbers (1997)
  • Lara’s Theme from Dr. Zhivago, Maurice Jarre, arr. Mia Bulgarin Gay and Vern Williamsen (2009)
  • Marusya, Raz, Dva (Ukrainian Cossack March), arr. S. Andrusyszyn, Mia Bulgarin Gay (2005, 2010, 2011)
  • Mityelitsa ("Snowstorm"), arr. Mia Bulgarin Gay (1997, 1998, 2007)
  • National Anthem of the Russian Republic, S. Mikhalkov/A.V. Alexandrov (2002, 2006)
  • Ochi Chorniye (1977, 2000, 2008)
  • Oy, To Nye Vyecher (Oh it’s not the evening or Cossack’s Lament), arr. Mia Gay, V. Gorodinsky (2007)
  • F’put! (1998, 2001, 2006, 2011)
  • Padmaskovniye Vyechera (Moscow Nights), V. Solovyev-Sedoy, arr. Vern Williamsen (2002, 2007)
  • Poliushka Polyeh (1994, 1998, 2004, 2009)
  • Polovyetskaya Pliaska S’Khorom’ (Polovetsian Dances), from Prince Igor, Act I, Alexander Borodin, adpt. Richard Holden & Vern Williamsen (2006)
  • Slavnoye Morye-Svyaschchenyy Baikal (1998)
  • Stenka Razin, arr. Mia Bulgarin Gay (1996, 2008)
  • Styeppe, da Styeppe Krugom (1997, 2009)
  • Tonyi Vyetyir (2001)
  • Ty zh mene pidmanula, Ukranian Folksong, arr. Nina Tritenichenko, Mia Bulgarin Gay, & Thomas Wentzel (2006)
  • Tymonaya Noch’ (2001)
  • Va Kuznitse, Traditional Russian Folksong, arr. Mia Bulgarin Gay (1997, 2002, 2009)
  • Vyechyernyiy zvon (Evening Bells), Trad., arr. Mia Bulgarin Gay (2003)
  • Vñiz da po mátushka po Vólga (2000)
  • Vwikhazhu adyinya na darogu (2004)
  • Zlatie Gori (Mountains of Gold), Trad., arr. Mia Bulgarin Gay (2008)

Rutter, John

  • Banquet Fugue, (2010)

Saint-Saëns, Camille

  • Trio, Oratorio de Noël, arr. Vern Williamsen (2005, 2009)

Satirical Numbers

  • Green Stamps (1997)
  • Lumberjack Song (1997)
  • Masochism Tango (1997)
  • Men in Tights (1997)

Schubert, Franz

  • An die Musik, D. 892, arr. Arlyn Peterson (1997)
  • Die Nacht, D. 983 (1992)
  • Der Lindenbaum, D. 401, no. 5 (1996)
  • Nachtgesang im Walde, D. 913 (1992)
  • Nachthelle, D. 547 (1992, 1997)

Scottish Songs

  • Auld Lang Syne (1996)
  • Loch Lomond (1996)
  • Scotland the Brave, Old Pipe Tune, arr. Maurice Hill (2002)

Sea Shanties and Folk Songs

  • Barb’ra Allen, arr. Randall Gill (2010)
  • Bound for the Rio Grande (1996)
  • The Drummer and the Cook, arr. Alice parker/Robert Shaw (1992, 2003)
  • Lowlands (1992, 2000, 2009)
  • Maid in Bedlam, trad. English folk song, arr. Jim Filipek (2010)
  • Old Dan Tucker, arr. Douglas L. Ipson (2007)
  • Shenandoah (1992, 1996, 2000)
  • Spanish Ladies, arr. Alice Parker/Robert Shaw (2003)
  • Swansea Town (1996, 2000, 2009)
  • What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor? (2000, 2009)
  • Whup! Jamboree, arr. Alice parker/Robert Shaw (1992, 2003)

Sibelius, Jean

  • Svarta rosor, op. 36, no. 1 (1996)

Sjöberg, C. I.

  • Tonerna (1996)

Smetena, Bedrich

  • To pivecko, to veru je nebeský dar (Chorus in Praise of Beer) from Prodaná Nevesta (The Bartered Bride), Act II, Sc. 1 (2008)

Sousa, John Phillip

  • Stars and Stripes Forever (2002, 2011)

Spirituals and Work Songs

  • Dry Bones (1992, 1993, 1998)
  • Joshua Fit the Battle ob Jericho (1993)
  • Steal Away (1992, 1993)
  • Tol’ My Cap’n (1998)
  • Watchman, Tell Us of the Night, Joseph Parry, arr. Vern Williamsen (2001, 2003, 2007)
  • Wayfarin’ Stranger, arr. Vern Williamsen (2001)
  • Whisper, Whisper, arr. Jay Althouse, adpt. Vern Williamsen (2007)
  • Who’ll Be a Witness? (1993)

Strauss, Johann

  • An der Schönen blauen Donau (2001)
  • Traumlicht, op. 76, no. 2 (2004)
  • Tritsch tratsch (2001)

Sullivan, Sir Arthur

  • Entrance and March of the Peers, from Iolanthe (1993)

Tchesnokov, Pavel Grigoryevich

  • Da ispravitsia molitva moya (Let My Prayer Arise) (2013)
  • Spasyenyiye Sodyelal (2002–2004, 2008)

Thiman, Eric E.

  • She is My Slender, Small, Love (2002)

Thompson, Randall

  • Songs from Frostiana
    • Choose Something Like a Star, arr. Stephen Smith (2006, 2008)
    • Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening (2000, 2004, 2007–2009, 2012)
    • The Pasture (2000)
    • The Road Not Taken, arr. Maurice Hill (1997, 1998, 2000, 2004, 2011)
  • The Last Words of David (2002, 2004)

Toch, Ernst

  • Geographical Fugue (2003, 2013)

Ungar, Jay

  • Ashokan Farewell (2009)

Verdi, Giuseppe

  • Evviva! Beviam!, from Ernani (2002)
  • Va pensiero, sull’ali dorate, from Nabucco (1995, 2004, 2011)
  • D’amor sull’ali rosée (1995, 2013), Miserere (1995, 2007, 2013), Ah! che la morte ognora (1995) and Vedi! Le fosche notturne spoglie (Anvil Chorus) (2007, 2012, 2013) from Il Trovatore

Wagner, Richard

  • Chor der Kanppen und Gralsritter, from Parsifal (2001)
  • Chor der Pilger (Pilgrims’ Chorus), from Tannhäuser, Act III, scene 1 (1992, 1997, 2002, 2009, 2013)
  • Chorus of Norwegian Sailors, from Der fliegende Holländer (1998, 2004)
  • Mit Gewitter und Sturm (Lied des Steuermanns), from Der fliegende Holländer, arr. Yoonjee Kim (2008)
  • Freudig begrüssen wir die edle Halle, from Tannhäuser, Act III, Sc. 4, arr. Vern Williamsen (1998, 2005)
  • Wach’ auf? Chorus and Finale, from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg (2010)

Weber, Carl Maria von

  • Jägerchor, from Der Freischütz (1993, 2003)
  • Schlummerlied (1993)
  • Jägerchor, from Euryanthe (1993, 2003)

Welsh Songs

  • All Through the Night, arr. Arlyn Peterson (1993)
  • All Through the Night, arr. Harry Evans (1998)
  • Deus Salutis (1997, 1998)
  • The Ash Grove (1993)
  • Moab (1993, 1997, 1998)
  • Tydi a Roddaist (1992, 1993, 1997, 1998, 2002)
  • Watchman, Tell Us of the Night, Joseph Parry, arr. Vern Williamsen (2001, 2003, 2007)

Wentzel, Thomas

  • To Mrs. Bixby, words by Abraham Lincoln (2009)

Whitacre, Eric

  • Lux Arumque (2011)
  • The Seal Lullaby (2012)

Wildhorn, Frank

  • This Is the Moment, from Jekyll & Hyde, arr. Ray Tess (2007)

Willcocks, Jonathan

  • Musical Risotto, arr. Jim Filipek (2012)

Williams, John

  • Theme from the motion picture Schindler’s List, Oyfn Pripetshok (By the Fireplace) and Yerushalaim Shel-Zahav (Jerusalem of Gold), arr. Jim Filipek (2013)

Williams, Ralph Vaughn

  • The Turtle Dove (folk song) (2005)

Youmans, Vincent

  • Without a Song, from Great Day (1996)

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