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I Hear America Singing: CELTIC AMERICA - CANTATICA Chamber Ensemble - Sunday, June 14, 2009

Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Choir type: Chamber Choirs and Vocal Ensembles
Voicing: Mixed
The CANTATICA Chamber Ensemble presents: I Hear America Singing: CELTIC AMERICA - a unique and engaging exploration of the Celtic roots of American music. Beautiful traditional, classical and contemporary music from Ireland, Scotland, Wales, England and America. Solo and ensemble works for voices, chamber choir, violin, cello, bass, flute, piano, organ, harp, banjo and percussion featuring baritone, Randall Scarlata (
Sunday, June 14, 2009, 4:00 PM. St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 37 South 5th Street, Allentown, Pennsylvania. Additional information and tickets available at:
Outer Hebrides - Paul Halley - Organ.
Untraveled Worlds - Paul Halley - Women’s Voices, Flute, Violin, Bass, Piano, Organ and Percussion.
Aililiú, ó Íosa (Alleluia, O Jesu) - Abbie Betinis - An Caoineadh (The Keen) - Sung in Gaelic; Quis est Deus? (Who Is God?) - Sung in Latin; Gaudeant Caeli (Rejoice Heavens) - Sung in Gaelic - Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Choir, Violin, Cello, Harp and Percussion.
The Salley Gardens - John Jeffreys - Tenor and Piano.
"Barn Dance" and “Celtic Hymn” from NORTHERN SKIES - James MacMillan - Cello and Piano.
"The Fiddler of Dooney" from A YEATS TRIPTYCH - Gerald Custer - Chamber Choir and Piano.
"Tra Bo Dau (Two Hearts Remain)", "Bugeilio'r gwenith gwyn (The Golden Wheat)" and "Mentra Gwen (Fairest Gwen)" from SIX WELSH FOLK SONGS - Traditional Welsh/Arr. Alun Hoddinott - Sung in Welsh - Baritone and Harp.
Si Í Do Mhaimeo Í (She's Your Granny) - Traditional, Arr. David Downey - Sung in Gaelic - Mezzo-soprano, Chamber Choir, Violin and Percussion.
The Rising of the Sun (Siuil a Ruin) - Traditional, Arr. Michael McGlynn - Sung in Gaelic - Soprano, Flute, Violin, Chamber Choir and Percussion.
Air and Simple Gifts - Traditional/John Williams (Written especially for the Inaugural Celebration of President Barak Obama.) - Violin, Flute, Cello and Piano.
Duo for Flute and Piano - Aaron Copland - Flute and Piano.
"At the River" from OLD AMERICAN SONGS (Set Two) - Gospel Song/Robert Lowry, Arr. Aaron Copland - Baritone and Piano.
Even Such Is Time - Bob Chilcott - Chamber Choir.
Emily’s Reel - Mark O’Connor - Violin and Cello.
"Cluck Ol' Hen" from THREE APPALACHIAN SETTINGS - Traditional, arr. Phillip Rhodes - Violin and Chamber Choir.
Dixie - Traditional/Daniel Decatur Emmett, arr. Jake Heggie - Soprano and Piano.
From THE WORLD-BELOVED: A BLUEGRASS MASS - Carol Barnett - Interlude: "Art Thou Weary?"; Ballad Refrain; Kyrie; Ballad: First Verse; Gloria - Soprano, Chamber Choir and Bluegrass Band.
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