Choir Concert and Gala Aug 8 4 pm in honor of Harbor Church 250th

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Thu, 08/06/2015 - 4:30pm

The Chancel Choir of South Church (New Britain CT) directed by Richard Coffey has prepared an outstanding program of sacred choral music with a variety of flavors, but none of them inaccessible to a broad audience. Here is the list of selections for the 250th Anniversary Concert at the Empire Theater onSaturday, August 8, at 4:00 pm. It's followed by a gala reception on the church lawn with heavy hors d'oeuvres and beer/wine/soft drinks. Donation $50 at the door.

 
Praise the Lord Who Reigns Above--Wesley text, 2000 musical setting by Michael Larkin
Christ Hath a Garden--English folk song arranged 1973 Gerald Near
The King of Love My Shepherd Is--1886
The Hidden Stream That Feeds--Thomas Troeger text 1994, setting 2006 by Eleanor Daley
Sound over All Waters--Whittier text set to jazz music by Paul Halley
How Shall I Sing That Majesty?--1685 text set to a 20th century melody arranged 2004
Wondrous Love--Early American melody arranged 2014 by David Pegg
The Morning Trumpet--folk hymn arranged by Alice Parker and Robert Shaw
Day by Day--1978 setting by Martin How of 13th century prayer by Richard of Chichester
At the River--setting by Aaron Copeland 1954
When the Roll Is Called Up Yonder--brand new 2015 arrangement by Colin Britt (who will be present)--commissioned in honor of Harbor Church's 250th due to our Roll Call tradition
Amazing Grace
Make Our Church One Joyful Choir--Troeger text 1994 to Crutchfield setting 2000
Ride on, King Jesus!--spiritual, setting Nancy Wertsch 2008
Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit--spiritual, setting by Bob Chilcott 2001