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Sounds of the Holidays - Good Tidings of Comfort and…
2018 December 7
1. Wachet auf, BWV 140 (1731) Johann Sebastian Bach
2. Noel (2002) Todd Smith
3. Let all Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (1994) French Folk Song/Greek Chant
4. The First Nowell (1981) Traditional English Carol
5. We Three Kings (1988) John H. Hopkins, Jr.
6. Personent Hodie (1582/1360) German Tune/Latin Text
7. Mary's Lullaby (1994) John Rutter
8. O Little Town of Bethlehem (1988) Lewis H. Redner/Phillips Brooks
9. Jul, Jul, Stralande Jul! (1921) Gustaf Nordqvist/Edvard Evers
10. Hodie (2000) Vespers Antiphon
11. Akehko ofana no Jesu (2018) Traditional Zulu Hymn
12. Joy to the World! (2018) Lowell Mason/Isaac Watts
13. O Come all ye Faithful (1991) John Francis Wade
14. God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen (1962) Traditional English Carol
15. Sing We Now of Christmas (1982) Traditional French Carol
16. For Unto Us a Child is Born Messiah, HWV 56 (1741) George Frideric Handel
17. Hark! The Herald Angels Sing (1981) Felix Mendelssohn/Charles Wesley
18. Sussex Carol (2017) Traditional English Carol
19. Postlude on 'Mendelssohn' (1998) David Wilcocks
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University Singers
2018 November 13
1. Exsultate Deo Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
2. Crucifixus a 8 voci Antonio Lotti
3. Alleluia, Dies Sanctificatus William Hawley
4. Begräbnisgesang, Opus 13 Johannes Brahms
5. Libera me Lajos Bárdos
6. Soir sur la plaine Marie Juliette Olga “Lili” Boulanger
7. Hymne au soloeil Marie Juliette Olga “Lili” Boulanger
8. Magnificat Halsey Stevens
9. Let Us Move Mark O’Connor
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Choralfest
2018 October 2
1. Exsultate Deo (1584) Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
2. Libera me (1936) Lajos Bárdos
3. Sto mi e milo Traditional Macedonian Folk Song
4. When I was one-and-twenty, Songs of a Young Man (1985) Richard Nance
5. The Ground, Sunrise Mass (2010) Ola Gjeilo
6. How Can I Cry (1996) Moira Smiley
7. from Three Shakespeare Choruses, Opus 39 (1897) Amy Beach
8. Spes-Doaivu (2014) Mia Makaroff
9. from Three Flower Songs (2001) - Go Lovely Rose Eric Whitacre
10. Soon I Will Be Done Traditional Spiritual
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Baroque Orchestra and Collegium Singers
2018 April 20
1. Concerto in C Major Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
2. Concerto in D Major Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
3. Sinfonia in F Major Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
4. Domine ad adjuvandum me festina Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
5. Concerto in D Major Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
6. Concerto in A Major Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
7. Lauda Jerusalem Antonio Lucio Vivaldi
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University Singers and Concert Choir
2018 April 3
1. Idumea Ananias Davisson
2. Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, BWV 230 Johann Sebastian Bach
3. Lechkhumuri maqruli Georgian Traditional
4. Even after all this time Reena Esmail
5. I Gondolieri Gioachino Rossini
6. Stars Ēriks Ešenvalds
7. Gloria, Misa Criolla Ariel Ramirez
8. Ave Maria, Opus 23, No. 2 Felix Mendelssohn
9. If ye love me Thomas Tallis
10. Neckereien Johannes Brahms
11. If Love Should Count You Worthy James Q. Mulholland
12. Cindy Traditional Folk Song
13. I Could Write a Book Richard Rodgers
14. Where Your Bare Foot Walks David Childs
15. Credo, Gospel Mass André J. Thomas
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Concert Orchestra and University Singers
2018 February 28
1. Symphony No. 31 in D Major, “Paris,” K. 297 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
2. Surf Joseph Waters
3. Flos Campi (Flower of the Field) Ralph Vaughan Williams
4. Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra Igor Stravinsky
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UNT Sounds of the Holidays
2017 December 8
1. O Magnum Mysterium O Magnum Mysterium
2. Children, Go Where I Send Thee Traditional African-American Spiritual
3. O Come, All Ye Faithful John Reading/Frederick Oakeley
4. Shen khar venakhi Medieval Georgian Hymn
5. The Goslings J. Frederick Bridge/Frederick Edward Weatherley
6. God Rest Ye Merry Gentleman Traditional English Carol
7. I Wonder as I Wander John Jacob Niles
8. Gaudete Steven Sametz
9. Once in Royal David City Henry John Gauntlett/Cecil Frances Alexander
10. Sing We Now Noel! Traditional French Carol
11. Uyinkhosi yamakhosi & Shumayela Traditional isiZulu Prayer and Hymn
12. Carol of the Bells Mykola Leontovich/Peter J. Wilhousky
13. from Slavonic Ecclesiastical Songs, Opus 23 Alexandre Gretchaninoff
14. Silent Night Franz Xaver Gruber/Joseph Mohr
15. The First Nowell Traditional English Carol
16. Hark The Herald Angels Felix Mendelssohn/Charles Wesley
University Singers
University Singers
2017 November 7
1. Jubilate Deo Brian Edward Galante
2. Ave Maria...virgo serena Josquin des Prez
3. In splendoribus sanctorum James MacMillan
4. All people, clap your hands Thomas Weelkes
5. Trois Chansons Claude Debussy
6. Beatus vir Claudio Monteverdi
7. Liturgie No. 1 Otto Nicolai
8. Alles hat seine Zeit, Hob. XXVc:3 Joseph Haydn
9. Tuttarana Reena Esmail
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Choralfest!: UNT Choral Ensembles
2017 October 3
1. from Dances to Life Mack Wilberg
2. Nunc dimittis Gustav Holst
3. Hebe deine Augen auf, Elijah, Opus 70 Felix Mendelssohn
4. Fire Dance of Luna Darius Lim
5. Alles hat seine Zeit, Hob. XXVc:3 Joseph Haydn
6. from Liturgie No. 1 Otto Nicolai
7. from Five Hymns in Popular Style, Opus 54 John Gardner
8. Joshua Fit de Battle of Jericho Traditional Spiritual
9. from Mid-Winter Songs Morten Lauridsen
10. His Light in Us Kim André Arnesen
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University Singers and Concert Choir
2017 April 11
1. Past Life Melodies Sarah Hopkins
2. Sicut Cervus Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina
3. from Cantata 172 Johann Sebastian Bach
4. Choral Dances, Gloriana Benjamin Britten
5. Arkhalalo-namgalo Traditional Georgian
6. The Peace of Wild Things Jake Runestad
7. Magnificat, Gloucester Service Herbert Howells
8. Crux fidelis John IV, King of Portugal
9. Eram quasi agnus Tomás Luis de Victoria
10. Serenade to Music Ralph Vaughan Williams
11. I carry your heart Kirsten Broberg
12. Quizassa Merrill Garbus
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Concert Orchestra and University Singers
2017 March 8
1. Missa Cellensis in C Major, Hob. XXII:8 Joseph Haydn
2. Introduction and Allegro Maurice Ravel
3. Symphony No. 35 in D Major, “Haffner,” K. 385 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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University Singers
2016 November 15
1. Creator of the Stars of Night Jeffrey Honoré
2. Hail, Gladdening Light Charles Wood
3. Hymne à la Vierge Pierre Villette
4. Christ qui lux es et dies Robert Whyte
5. Lux Aeterna Edwin Fissinger
6. O Lux Beata Trinitas Ko Matsushita
7. Come Away Death Matthew Harris
8. Live with Me and Be My Love George Shearing
9. Hark! The Lark Matthew Harris
10. Who is Silvia? George Shearing
11. Take Those Lips Away Matthew Harris
12. Pakkanen Soila Sariola
13. Lintu Lauleli Lehossa Mia Makaroff
14. Pseudo-Yoik Jaakko Mäntyjärvi
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ChoralFest!: UNT Choral Ensembles
2016 October 4
1. Laudate pueri, Vesperae solennes de Confessore, K.… Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
2. Lizela Traditional Xhosa Song
3. The Pasture, Frostiana Randall Thompson
4. Loveliest of trees the cherry now, Songs of a Young… Richard Nance
5. Hymne à la Vierge Pierre Villette
6. Hail, Gladdening Light Charles Wood
7. from Five Hebrew Love Songs Eric Whitacre
8. Sing, Wearing the Sky Jake Runestad
9. I Will Lift Mine Eyes Jake Runestad
10. Way Over in Beulah Lan’ Traditional Spiritual
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University Singers and Concert Choir
2016 April 5
1. Verleih’ uns Freiden Felix Mendelssohn
2. Coronation Anthem No. 2, The King Shall Rejoice, HWV… George Frideric Handel
3. from Deutsche Messe, D. 872 Franz Schubert
4. from Der Jahrkreis (The Circle of the Liturgical Year),… Hugo Distler
5. from Words From Paradise Dan Forrest
6. Flight Song Kim André Arnesen
7. Trois Chansons Bretonnes Henk Badings
8. A Procession Winding Around Me: Four Civil War Poems Jeffrey Van
9. Lux Aeterna Morten Lauridsen
10. Ave Maria Ronald Harris
11. I gondolieri Gioachino Rossini
12. Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves, Nabucco Giuseppe Verdi
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Symphony Orchestra and University Singers
2015 November 21
1. Symphony No. 40 in G minor, K. 550 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
2. Česká mše vánoční Jakub Jan Ryba
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Concert Choir and University Singers
2015 November 17
1. Lauliku Lapsepõli Estonian Folk Song
2. Incantations, The Celtic Mass Michael McGlynn
3. from The Triumphs of Oriana John Bennet
4. Sweet William Traditional English Folk Song
5. from Misa Criolla Ariel Ramirez
6. The Sally Gardens Benjamin Britten
7. Ca’theYowes Ralph Vaughan Williams
8. Kde Sú Krávy Moje Traditional Slovak Folk Song
9. Earth Song Frank Ticheli
10. Shout Glory Traditional Gospel Song
11. Shout Glory George Frideric Handel
12. Hirtenchor, Rosemunde Franz Schubert
13. When David Heard Richard Burchard
14. ALLELUIA Dominick DiOrio
15. Water Night Eric Whitacre
16. Evening Prayer Ola Gjeilo
17. Hold On! Stacey Gibbs
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Choralfest
2015 September 29
1. Incantations Michael McGlynn
2. Earth Song Frank Ticheli
3. Stabat Mater Giovanni Battista Pergolesi
4. Spiritual Ysaye M. Barnwell
5. Selig sind die Toten Heinrich Schütz
6. Christus Factus Est Anton Bruckner
7. Betelehemu Via Olatunji
8. The Pasture Randall Thompson
9. Meine Seele erhebt den Herren Heinrich Schütz
10. from Mass in E-flat Major, Cantus Missae, Opus 109 Josef Gabriel Rheinberger
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University Singers and Concert Choir
2015 April 14
1. Seek Him that Maketh the Seven Stars Jonathan Dove
2. from Cancionero de Palacio Juan del Encina
3. from Three Quartets, Opus 31 Johannes Brahms
4. Five Hebrew Love Songs Eric Whitacre
5. The Spring and the Fall Stephen Paulus
6. Afternoon on a Hill Stephen Paulus
7. Flower of Beauty John Clements
8. Och Jungfrun hon går i ringen Traditional Swedish Folk Song
9. Sedebit Dominus Rex James Macmillan
10. Ave Maria Javier Busto
11. Crucifixus Ronald E. Harris Jr.
12. Biegga Luohte Jan Sandström
13. Liebeslieder Polkas P.D.Q. Bach
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Concert Orchestra with University Singers
2015 March 9
1. Suspensions Jon Christopher Nelson
2. Sinfonia concertante in E-flat Major, K. 364 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3. Mass in C Major, “Coronation,” K. 317 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
University Singers
University Singers
2014 November 11
1. Crucifixus Antonio Lotti
2. Ave verum corpus Frederik Sixten
3. Exsultate, Jubilate Karl Jenkins
4. La carpe Lionel Daunais
5. L’ecrivisee Lionel Daunais
6. Le pont mirabeau Lionel Daunais
7. Through Bushes and Through Briars Donald James
8. Muié Rendêra Pinto Fonseca
9. Shenandoah James Erb
10. Feller from Fortune Harry Somers
11. Drifting Gently Through Endless Beauty Kevin Walczyk
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Choralfest
2014 September 30
1. Salva nos, Domine Jean Mouton
2. Chi dal delfino, La Pellegrina Secondo Intermedio Luca Marenzio
3. Sorida Traditional Zimbabwe Greeting
4. Flower of Beauty John Clements
5. Shenandoah Traditional American Folk Song
6. Adiemus, Songs of Sanctuary Karl Jenkins
7. La carpe Lionel Daunais
8. Exsultate, Jubilate Karl Jenkins
9. Media Vita Michael McGlynn
10. Awake My Soul, to Joyful Ways! Mack Wilberg
11. I Am the Rose of Sharon Ivo Antognini
12. Richte mich, Gott, Opus 78, No. 2 Felix Mendelssohn
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University Singers and Concert Choir
2014 April 1
1. A Hymn to the Mother of God John Tavener
2. Freedom Come Traditional South African Freedom Song
3. from Die Jahreszeiten, Hob. XXI:3 Joseph Haydn
4. Lirum bililirum Rossino Montovano
5. A Balloon Flower Traditional Korean Folk Song
6. from Four Pastorales Cecil Effinger
7. Set Me As a Seal René Clausen
8. Cindy Traditional American Folk Song
9. Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden Johann Sebastian Bach
10. Before the Throne Elyse Kahler
11. Serenity (O Magnum Mysterium) Ola Gjeilo
12. Figures de danse Lionel Daunais
13. The Battle of Jericho Traditional Spiritual
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Concert Orchestra & University Singers
2014 March 3
1. Symphony No. 60 in C Major, “Il Distratto” Joseph Haydn
2. Suite Symphonique: Paris Jacques Ibert
3. Nou Goth Sonne Under Wode: A Meditation on the Crucifixion… Allan Bevan
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University Singers
2013 November 12
1. Benedictio Urmas Sisask
2. Tristis est anima mea Johann Kuhnau
3. Ave Maria, Opus 23, No. 2 Felix Mendelssohn
4. Nunc Dimittis Gustav Holst
5. I Love My Love Gustav Holst
6. Londonderry Air Irish melody
7. Bobby Shaftoe Scottish folk song
8. O Domine Thomas Jennefelt
9. Four Slovak Folk Songs Béla Bartók
10. Due North Stephen Chatman
11. Ave Maria
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College of Music Gala: The Theatre of Debauchery, Deception…
2013 October 13
1. Quintet...Nous avons en tête une affaire, Carmen Georges Bizet
2. Duet...Madamigella Valéry, La traviata Giuseppe Verdi
3. It Ain't Necessarily So, Porgy and Bess George Gershwin
4. Hélas mon coeur s'égare encore, Les Contes d'Hoffmann Jacques Offenbach
5. Overture to Nabucco Giuseppe Verdi
6. Card Trio...Mêlons! - Coupons!, Carmen Georges Bizet
7. Watch Duet...How Engaging, How Exciting, Die Fledermaus Johann Strauss II
8. Stars, Les Misérables Claude-Michel Schönberg
9. Dich, teure Halle, Tannhäuser Richard Wagner
10. Caruso Lucio Dalla
11. Final Trio...Hab' mir's gelobt, Der Rosenkavalier Richard Strauss
12. Te Deum, Tosca Giacomo Puccini
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Choralfest
2013 October 1
1. from Vespro della Beata Vergine Claudio Monteverdi
2. Alleluia, Songs of Faith Paul Basler
3. Lullaby, Three Nocturnes Daniel Elder
4. Lift Thine Eyes, Elijah Felix Mendelssohn
5. Sous le dome épais, Lakmé Léo Delibes
6. Eatnemen Vuelie (Fairest Lord Jesus) Silesian Folk Melody
7. Mountains from Due North Stephen Chatman
8. Ave maria Gottfried Berg
9. Dachrilis Simghera (Song of the Wounded) Traditional Georgian Folk Song
10. Dies Irae Z. Randall Stroope
11. O Mistress Mine Neil Ginsberg
12. Zápovedi blazhénstv (The Beatitudes) Vladimir Martynov
13. Exsultate Brian Galante
University Singers
University Singers
2013 April 2
1. Gloria in D Major, RV 589 Antonio Vivaldi
2. Songs and Sonnets George Shearing
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Concert Orchestra
2013 February 27
1. Siegfried Idyll Richard Wagner
2. Violin Concerto No. 1 in B-flat Major, K Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
3. Gloria in D Major, RV 589 Antonio Vivaldi
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Leos Janacek Festival
2013 February 9
1. Veni Sancte Spiritus Leo Janáek
2. Ave Maria Leo Janáek
3. Constitues eos principes Leo Janáek
4. Zdrávas Maria Leo Janáek
5. Ote ná Leo Janáek
6. Zápisník zmizelého Leo Janáek

Richard Sparks, current conductor.

Consist of between 55 and 65 singers and is conducted by Dr. Richard Sparks. This ensemble (formerly the Chamber Choir) will explore a wide variety of repertoire from a cappella to works with instrumental ensemble or orchestra. The University Singers also combine annually with the UNT Grand Chorus to present extended works with orchestra. Recent performances include Verdi and Mozart’s Requiems, Stravinsky’s Symphony of Psalms, and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms.


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