Show tunes suited to (Christian) worship
Thanks to all who responded.
You may have inspired me to do a themed concert...
Here is a compilation of the suggestion. (Show tunes suited to a
Christian worship service)
"Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way" from Porgy And Bess
Waiting for the Light to Shine from Big River in the style of some
Walk Him Up the Stairs, from Purlie a gospel knock-em-out.
"In the Beginning" from Children of Eden
"Make Our Garden Grow" from Candide
"Learn Your Lessons Well" (Godspell)
"Day by Day." (Godspell)
Prepare Ye The Way Of The Lord (Godspell)
All Good Gifts" (Godspell)
The Opening Alleluias from The Sound of Music
Prayer for the Congregation (Chorale: "Almighty Father") from
Sabbath Prayer from Fiddler On The Roof
Requiem for Evita from Evita (There's a great 'Salve Regina' for Womens
Chorus at the end sung to the tune 'Don't cry for me Argentina')
Get Happy from Summer Stock ("Shout Hallelujah, come on get happy....
get ready for the judgment day")
The Impossible Dream from Man of La Mancha
You'll Never Walk Alone from Carousel
Chanukah Suite an original choral composition by Jewish composer Jason
Robert Brown (Song for a New World, Parade). Debuted in 12/05, at the
Walt Disney Concert Hall by the Los Angeles Master Chorale. In three
parts 8 min. appr, based on merging of traditional Hebrew songs with up-
tempo rock and roll rhythms and harmonic fanfares.
"Follow the Fold and Stray No More" (from Guys and Dolls) If the
congregation has a sense of humor march in, singing, complete with finger-
Sit Down, You're Rocking the Boat" from Guys & Dolls.
Climb every mountain The Sound of Music
"Seasons of Love (Rent)
First Congregational Church of Western Springs
Western Springs, IL 60558
"Let the singing singers
With vocal voices, most vociferous,
In sweet vociferation out-vociferize
Even sound itself"