Music Selections

Music Selections for the 2014 Christmas at Luther: And on Earth, Peace Concert are listed below:

And on Earth, Peace
Daniel Kallman '78 (1956-)
Combined Choirs, Symphony Orchestra, organ

Narration 

Selections from Messiah
G. F. Handel (1685-1759)

Soprano Recitatives

Glory to God in the Highest
Combined Choirs, Symphony Orchestra

Machet Die Tore Weit
Andreas Hammerschmidt (1612-1675)
Cathedral Choir

Come Lord Jesus
Daniel McDavitt (1979-)
Norsemen, piano

Prelude on ‘Mendelssohn’
David Willcocks (1919-)
Organ solo
 

Hark! The Herald Angels Sing
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
arr. David Willcocks (1919-)
Audience is invited to stand and sing.

Gloria (from Mass in Time of War, Hob.XXII: 9)
Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)
Combined Choirs, Symphony Orchestra

(sung in Latin)

The Star Carol
Alfred Burt (1920-1954)
arr. Hawley Ades (1908-2008)
Cantorei

Our Father
Alexander Gretchaninov (1864-1956)
Nordic Choir

Hodie
Joan Szymko (1957-)
Aurora

Noel
Todd Smith
arr. Brad Holmes (1956-)
Collegiate Chorale

(sung in Kituba dialect)

It Came upon the Midnight Clear
Richard S. Willis (1819-1900)
arr. John Rutter (1945-)
Audience is invited to stand and sing.
 

Mary’s Lullaby
Mike G. Hegeman (1967-) and Mike Mazzatenta (-)
Aurora, Symphony Orchestra strings

Child of God
arr. Emily Crocker (1949-)
Norsemen

The Angel Gabriel from Heaven Came
Traditional Basque Carol
arr. Joel Raney (1956-)
Luther Ringers

The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy
Traditional Trinidad Carol
arr. Stephen Hatfield (1956-)
Cantorei

In the Bleak Midwinter
Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
arr. Ola Gjeilo (1978-)
Cathedral Choir

O Day of Peace
C.Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)
arr. Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Audience is invited to stand and sing.
 

Farandole (from L’Arlesienne Suite No. 2)
Georges Bizet (1838-1875)
Symphony Orchestra
 

There is No Rose
Connor Koppin (1991-)
Collegiate Chorale

My Lord Has Come
Will Todd (1970-)
Nordic Choir
 

Silent Night
Franz Gruber (1787-1863)
arr. John Rutter (1945-)
Combined Choirs, Symphony Orchestra, organ
 

Narration 

Dona Nobis Pacem, Mmt. VI
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Combined Choirs, Symphony Orchestra, organ