Program - Logan Tabernacle Concert Series

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Logan Tabernacle Concert - 18 December 2021

Sussex Carol
traditional 17th-century English carol
discovered and first published by Cecil Sharp and Ralph Vaughan Williams (1919)
arranged by John Rutter
Candlelight Carol
John Rutter (1984)
O Come, O Come Emmanuel
Latin plainchant - Veni Emmanuel
English translation by John Mason Neale (1861)
arranged by Sally DeFord
Angel’s Carol
John Rutter (c. 1980)
A la nanita nana
José Ramón Gomis and Juan Francisco Muñoz y Pabón (1904)
arranged by Mark Hayes
A la nanita nana, nanita eaCome, let’s sing a little lullaby
Nanita eaCome, let’s sing a little
Mi Jesús tiene sueñoMy Jesus is sleepy
Bendito sea, bendito seaBless Him, Bless Him
Fuentecita que corre clara y sonoraLittle spring that runs loud and clear
Ruiseñor que en la selvaNightingale in the forest
Cantando llorThat weeps as it sings
Callan mientras la cuna se balanceaHush, while the cradle rocks
O Holy Night
from the poem Minuit, chrétiens! c’est l’heure solennelle by Placide Cappeau (1843)
set to music as Cantique de Noël by Adolphe Adam (1847)
English version by John Sullivan Dwight (1855)
Panis Angelicus
from Sacris solemniis by St. Thomas Aquinas (c. 1250)
modern arrangement by César Franck (1872)
Panis angelicusThus Angels’ Bread is made
fit panis hominum;the Bread of man today;
Dat panis cœlicusthe Living Bread from heaven
figuris terminum:with figures dost away:
O res mirabilis!O wondrous gift indeed!
Manducat DominumUpon their Lord and Master
pauper, servus et humilis.the poor and lowly feed.
I Saw Three Ships Come Sailing In
traditional 17th-century English carol
discovered and published by William Sandys (1833)
arranged by Mark Hayes
In the Bleak Midwinter
from the poem by Christina Rissetti (1872)
set to music by Gustav Holst (1906)
arranged by Mack Wilberg for bass-baritone Bryn Terfel
Wexford Carol
traditional 16th-century Irish carol
discovered and published by William Grattan Flood (c. 1890)
arranged by Elaine Hagenburg
Midnight Noël
medley of It Came Upon a Midnight Clear and The First Noël
arranged by Mark Hayes
Sogno d’or
Giacomo Puccini (1913)
Bimbo, mio bimbo d’amor,My beloved child
mentre tu dormi cosìwhile thus you sleep
un angiol santo si parte lontana holy angel comes from afar
per incontrarsi con te sul candido meet with you on your snow-white blanket
E t’avvolge di fiabe in un voland he will wrap you in stories as he flies
e ti narra di fate e tesor.and tell you tales of treasures
Bimbo d’amor, ecco il sogno d’or.Dear little one, here is your golden dream
Sing Joy
medley of Joy to the World, For Unto Us a Child is Born, and O Come, All Ye Faithful
arranged by Mark Hayes