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Women's Music Concert

Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
Voicing: Mixed
 The Williamsport Chamber Choir & Orchestra will present The Feminine Touch,
 A Celebration of Women in Music, under the direction of Peggy Dettwiler on
 Friday, May 15, 2009 at 7:30 pm in Trinity Episcopal Church, 844 W. Fourth Street,
Williamsport, PA.
 
 The program includes:
 
The Settling Years....................Libby Larsen           

            Three Pioneer Texts set with wind quintet accompaniment

            1.  Comin’ to Town

            2.  Beneath These Alien Stars

            3.  A Hoopla                             

           

Hymne au Soleil.....................Lili Boulanger (1893-1918)              

          

Jumping Jacks, Op. 29.............Stefania Maria de Kenessey

            1.  Last Night I Dreamed of Chickens

            6.  Today I’m Going Yesterday             

 

Every Night When the Sun Goes Down......Gwyneth Walker 

            Traditional Appalachian

      

Walk on Up to Heaven.....................Gwyneth Walker 

            Based upon the traditional song “I Got Shoes”                       

     

Changed My Name............arr. Linda Twine

            1. Changed My Name

            2. The Auction

            3.  The Good Old Righteous Way

            4.  Changed My Name/Go Down Moses

            5.  The Runaway

            6.  The Old Ship of Zion

            7.  I’m Goin’ Through

 

 Changed My Name is a cantata inspired by spirituals and the lives of  Sojourner Truth
and Harriet Tubman.  I Told Jesus It Would Be All Right If He Changed My Name 
is the spiritual from which the title was taken. 
 
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