New Ark Chorale “American Tapestry” for Memorial Day weekend
Newark, DE, US
The New Ark Chorale 2017-2018 season continues with a May 27, 2018 concert
“American Tapestry”. (Memorial Day weekend concert with the New Ark Chorale)
New Ark Chorale, Dr Michael Larkin conducting.
Sun May 27, 2018, 3:00 p.m. “American Tapestry”.
Featuring songs by American composers – William Billings, Aaron Copland, Dan Forrest,
a medley of cowboy and frontier songs arranged by Michael Larkin, and a musical
salute to veterans.
Presented at St Paul’s Lutheran (701 S. College Ave, Newark, DE 19713).
The sanctuary of St Paul’s Lutheran is handicapped accessible.
Plenty of accessible free parking.
Tickets $15.00. Available at the door. (Under age 18 is free.)
Reception, an ice cream social, will follow the concert.
(web site: www.newarkchorale.org) (Info at 302-368-4946)
(The audience is invited to sing some verses in the first and last sections.)
The National Anthem (Arr. M.Larkin)
America, My Home Arr. Paul Langford
God Of Our Fathers George Warren/Larkin
God Bless America Irving Berlin/Ringwald
2. Colonial Era Sacred Song
Invitation Jacob Kimball (1761-1826)
David’s Lamentation William Billings (1746-1800)
Doxology Daniel Read (1757-1836)
3. 19th Century American Folk Hymnody
At the River Arr. Michael Larkin
On Jordan’s Stormy Banks I Stand Arr. William Briggs
Zion’s Walls Adapted by Aaron Copland
Home on the Range – A Medley of Cowboy and Frontier Songs Arr. Michael Larkin
5. Psalm Settings
Psalm 23 L. Eugene Oldham
Out of the Depths (Psalm 130) Michael Larkin
Jubilate Deo (Psalm 100) Peter Anglea
6. “In Memoriam”
Blades of Grass and Pure White Stones Keith Christopher
The Gettysburg Address Abraham Lincoln
Tim Davis, Orator
Eternal Father, Strong To Save Arr. Dan Forrest
Battle Hymn of the Republic Arr. Peter J. Wilhousky
Also presented in Unionville, PA, the “Music at St Michael” series on Sunday, 20-May-2018 at 3:00 p.m., at St Michael Lutheran Church. ($10.00 donation)