SATB: with Tenor Solo
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 1997 09:44:34 -0400
From: Scott Dorsey
Subject: SUMMARY: LITERATURE FOR TENOR AND CHORUS
The following reports the results of our request for "appropriate literature
to showcase an exceptional lyric tenor voice (from the Metropolitan
Opera) accompanied by a mixed-voice choral ensemble and piano."
Eight colleagues responded to our request, and we offer them our
Mount Union College
SPECIFIC RECOMMENDED WORKS:
Britten, "Choral Dances from Gloriana"
Chesnokov's "God is with us"
Janacek, "The Lord's Prayer"
Kastalsky, "Gladsome light"
Kastalsky, "Lord, now lettest Thou"
Kastalsky, "Thy Bridal Chamber"
Mozart, "Freimaurer Kantaten"
Rachmaninoff, "Lord, Now Lettest Thou Thy Servant Depart", op. 37,
No.#5 from "All Night Vigil" (Vespers),
Ramirez, "Missa Criola"
Russian folk-song, "Yonder"
Schubert, "Nachthelle" (TTBB, Tenor, and piano)
ADDITIONAL GENERAL COMMENT:
"How about opera excerpts (esp. Baroque -- Handel, Purcell); there are
certainly oratorio moments that fit this combination.
Date: Sun, 02 Aug 1998 15:36:22 -0500
From: Terry Barham
Subject: Tenor Solo with Mixed Chorus Compilation
Here is a compilation of works suggested for a fine lyric tenor (new faculty at
our school) with mixed chorus. Thanks to all who responded.
Terry Barham, Ph.D.
Director of Choral Activities
Emporia State University
Recommended -- Tenor Solo with Mixed Chorus (small to medium-sized work)
Paul Brandvik, Shall I, Mother, Shall I (Mark Foster MF 413)
Schutz, Passion According to St Matthew
La Montaine -- Wonder Tidings, 25 minutes
Schubert, Intende Voci Orationis, D963
Britten, Choral Dances from Gloriana
Janacek, Otcenas (Lord*s Prayer) Roberton, (Presser)
R Vaughan Williams, Ca the Yowes
Berlioz, Queen Mab scene, Romeo et Juliette
Schubert, The Omnipotence
Gounod, Sanctus (from Messe Solenelle in G)
Leighton, Crucifixus pro nobis, 20 min. organ, *closes with Drop, Drop slow
Britten, St. Nicholas, SATB choir, SSA choir, tenor, treble solos, strings,
piano, organ and percussion 1 hour
Niles, I Wonder As I Wander
Ramirez, Missa Criolla (recording by Phillips, Jose Carreras)
Brian Nelson, Therefore are They Before the Throne of God, SSAATB, tenor solo
Solo anthems in the English tradition: Greene, Boyce, Purcell, etc.
Faure, Tantum Ergo
Handel, *Sing Unto God* ed. by Paul Steinitz (Novello?)
Nestor, Leo, Preghiera di San Francesco (Prayer of St. Francis), SATB , tenor
solo, Oregon Catholic Press--Trinitas, 4513