History of the Music Program: 2014-2015

First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington

 

Sep 14, 2014 (Jonathan Brennand’s first Sunday service at First Parish)


Interlude Here, in the Silence
     Words: Niki and Gordon Davis
     Music: F.F. Fleming
Anthem Shall We Gather at the River    Words & Music: Robert Lowry

 

Sep 21, 2014


Prelude A Koidnover Freylachs
Hassidic dance music
    Carl Schlaikjer, Oboe
Anthem Hear Me
     Words: Jean Horneck
     Music: Theodore Dubois
Interlude for the Placing of Stones
     Intermezzo in B flat minor from Op.117
     Johannes Brahms (1833- 1897)
Offering Avinu Malkeinu
     Jewish Folk Tune
    Carl Schlaikjer, Oboe
Postlude
     Toccata in F Major
     Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

 

Sep 28, 2014 (Sarah Tocco’s last Sunday service)


Prelude Romance from Trio-Sérénade
     Anselme Vinée (1847-1921)
     Mies Boet, Flute & Carl Schlaikjer, English horn
Anthem Silent Devotion and Response (Psalm 19:14)
     from Sacred Service – Ernest Bloch (1880-1959)
Interlude for the Placing of Stones Mizmor LeToda
     (Psalm 100) – Salamone Rossi (ca. 1750-1630)
Offering Villanelle Anselme Vinée (1847-1921)
     Mies Boet, Flute & Carl Schlaikjer, English horn
Postlude The Bell of First Parish     S. Tocco
    Andrew Kobayashi, Bell

 

Oct 5, 2014


Prelude Intrada – Ferenc Farkas (1905-2000)
     Kenneth Seitz, piano
Anthem O Magnum Mysterium   César Alejandro Carillo
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles
     Homesickness – Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Offering Dream Vision  – Edvard Grieg
Postlude Dance  – Ferenc Farkas


Oct 12, 2014 (Brendon Shapiro’s first Sunday service at First Parish)


Prelude Intrada from Dies Natalis  – Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
Interlude for the Placing of Stones
     Come and Find the Quiet Centre  Traditional Southern Harmony
Offering Movement III from Sonata No. 49 in Eb Major
     – Joseph Haydn (1732-1809)

Postlude Joy  – Ian Gordon (b. 1956-)

 

October 19, 2014


Prelude Fughetta – Karl Heinrich Graun (1704-1759)

Anthem A Prayer For All Children
     Words & Music By Eric Howe
Interlude for the Placing of Stones

     The Seal Lullaby – Eric Whitacre (b. 1970)
Offering Sonata in F Major , K. 332
     – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1757-1791)
Postlude Grillen from Phantasiestücke, Op. 12
      – Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

 

Oct 26, 2014

 

Prelude   Fugue in D Minor  – Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
Anthem   In the Quiet and the Stillness  – Tom Benjamin
Interlude for the Placing of Stones

     First Arabesque  – Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Offering   Second Movement  from Pathetique Sonata
     – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Postlude   Smatroll  – Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)


Nov 2, 2014


Prelude   Allemande  from Suite No. 3
     – G. F. Handel (1687-1759)
Anthem   The Long Day Closes
      Music: Arthur Sullivan (1842-1900)
      Text: Henry Fothergill Chorley (1808-1872)
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles
      Rondo in A minor, K. 511
      – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Offering    Pavane    – Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Postlude   Andantino  – Cesar Franck (1822-1890)

 

Nov 9, 2014

 

Prelude   Siciliano from Sonata No. 2 in Eb Major
     – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
     Robin Baker, flute
Survey Completion Interlude: Musical Selections of Scott Joplin
Interlude for the Placing of Stones

Et Misericordia Eius  from Magnificat, RV 610
     – Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
Offering    Sicut Locutus Est   from Magnificat, RV 610
     – Antonio Vivaldi 
Postlude    Verso in G Minor   – Domenico Zipoli (1688-1726)

 

Nov 16, 2014

 

Anthem   Sure on this Shining Night   – Samuel Barber (1910-1981)
Offering   Esurientes  from Magnificat, RV 610
     – Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)
     Laurie Francis & Diane Shriver, sopranos

 

Nov 23, 2014


Prelude  Klokkeklang (Bell Ringing) – Edvard Grieg
Anthem   Simple Gifts (Children’s Choir)
     from Old American Songs, Traditional Shaker, Arr. Aaron Copland
Offering    For the Beauty of the Earth
          Music: John Rutter
          Words: F.S. Pierpoint

    Prelude in E Minor  – Frederic Chopin
Interlude for Sharing of the Harvest

Autumn Hymn    Arr. Leo Collins

Postlude   Praeludium from Partita No. 1– J.S. Bach


Nov 30, 2014


Prelude   III. Pastorale  from Opus 31, Nos. 1 - 3, 1896

     – Arthur Foote (1853 - 1897)
     Carl Schlaikjer, oboe
Interlude for the Placing of Stones

     II. Ad lib; Allegretto  from Oboe Sonata, Opus 166
     – Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921)
     Carl Schlaikjer, oboe
Offering     II. Melodie  from Opus 31, Nos. 1 - 3, 1896
     – Arthur Foote (1853 - 1897)
     Carl Schlaikjer, oboe
Postlude    I. Aubade Villageoise   from Opus 31, Nos. 1 - 3, 1896
      – Arthur Foote (1853 - 1897)
     Carl Schlaikjer, oboe


Dec 7, 2014 (Music Service)


Prelude and Chalice Lighting

Allegro  from Sonata in G minor  – G.F. Handel (1685-1759)
     Bob Olson, double bass
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles
     Intermezzo in A major   – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Offering   Grave  from Sonata in G minor  – G.F. Handel (1685-1759)
     Bob Olson, double bass

 

Magnificat, RV 610   Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

 

I. Magnificat anima mea Dominum
III. Et misericordia ejus
IV. Fecit potententiam
V. Deposuit Potentis
VI. Esurientes
Laurie Francis & Diane Shriver, sopranos
VII. Suscepit Israel
VIII. Sicut Locutus Est
IX. Gloria Patri

 

Postlude   Verso in E minor   – Domenico Zipoli (1688-1826)

 

December 14, 2014

 

Prelude With Drooping Wings: Chorus 35

From the opera Dido and Aeneas

– Henry Purcell (1659-1695), Lyrics, Nahum Tate (1652-1715)

Interlude for the Lighting of Candles     Mi Shebirach

       Lyrics by Debbie Friedman and Drorah Setel, Music by Debbie Friedman

Anthem      God Be In My Head

       Music by John Rutter (b. 1945), Text by Sarum Primer

Postlude    Deep Peace

       Music by Bill Douglas (b. 1944),  Text: Gaelic Blessing

 

December 21, 2014

 

Children’s Offering   Here in My House   - Aline Shader

Interlude for the Placing of Stones

     Et misericordia ejus

     from Magnificat, RV 610, Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

Choral Offering   Spaseniye sodelal  (Salvation is Created)

     Pavel Chesnokov (1877-1944)
Anthem    Blagoslovi, dushe moya, Ghospoda

     from Evening Vespers by Pavel Chesnokov (1877-1944)

 

December 24, 2014

 

Prelude   In Dulce Jubilo

     Diane Taraz, Lap Dulcimer

Choral Offering   Blagoslovi, dushe moya, Ghospoda

     Pavel Chesnokov (1877-1944)  from Evening Vespers

Choral Offering    On This Still, Silent Night

     Laura Farnell (b. 1975)
Christmas Offering    Esurientes

     from Magnificat, RV 610, Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

     Diane Taraz & Laurie Francis, sopranos
Musical Offering   In the Bleak Midwinter

      Verse I: Christina Rossetti, Verses II-IV: Diane Taraz

      Diane Taraz, Lap Dulcimer
Postlude    We Wish You a Merry Christmas,  Traditional

 

December 28, 2014

 

Prelude   Serenade

     – Alexander Borodin (1833-1887) from Petite Suite

     Kenneth Seitz, piano
Musical Interlude    Prelude in C Minor  – César Cui (1835-1918)

Offering    Nocturne  from Petite Suite  – Alexander Borodin

Postlude   Serenade from In Argenteau  – César Cui

 

January 4, 2015

 

Prelude   Solfeggietto – C.P.E. Bach (1714-1788)

Anthem    A New Year Carol  – Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Interlude for the Lighting of Candles  

     Excerpts from Rhapsody in Blue

     – George Gershwin (1898-1937)
Offering    Bridge over Troubled Water  – Paul Simon (b. 1941)

Postlude    Fantasy Dance – Robert Schumann (1810-1856)

 

 January 11, 2015

 

Prelude    Invention No. 13 in A Minor
     – Johann Sebastian Bach (1685–1750)
Anthem    Os Justi – Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles
     Invention No. 3 in D Major
     Invention No. 4 in D Minor
     Invention No. 1 in C Major
     – J. S. Bach
Offering   Invention No. 6 in E Major – J. S. Bach
Postlude   Invention No. 8 in F Major – J. S. Bach

 

 January 18, 2015

 

Prelude   Maple Leaf Rag – Scott Joplin (1868-1917)
Anthem   Deep River
     Traditional Spiritual – Arr. Linda Spevacek (b. 1945)
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles

     Excerpts  from Ragtime – Stephen Flaherty (b. 1960)
Offering    Litany
     John Musto (b. 1954), Text by Langston Hughes (1902-1967)
     Omar Najmi, tenor
Postlude   Make them Hear You   from Ragtime  

     – Stephen Flaherty (b. 1960), Text by Lynn Ahrens (b. 1948)
      Omar Najmi, tenor

 

January 25, 2015

 

Prelude     Selection from the Boston Minstrels
Anthem    Abendlied, Op. 69, No. 3   – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
Offering   Selection from the Boston Minstrels

 

February 1, 2015   A Rededication Service at Completion of Building Renovation

 

Prelude   Mark the Flight of Time
              Written for the Building Rededication
              Music: Diane Taraz (b. 1957)
              Text: Words inscribed on the First Parish Bell
              Jean Reuters Ward, Bell Boy
Anthem  Alleluia  – Kenneth Seitz (b. 1941)
              Written for the Building Rededication
Offering  Locus iste - Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
Recessional   V. Tocatta from Symphony for Organ No. 5
             – Charles-Marie Widor (1844-1937)

 

February 8, 2015

Prelude I. Allegro from Trio in C Major, Op. 87
        – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)
        Robin Baker, Anne Quaadgras, flutes;  Carl Schlaikjer, English horn
Anthem   O Magnum Mysterium   – Cesar Alejandro Carrillo (b. 1957)
Interlude for the Placing of Stones
        II. Adagio (cantabile)  from Trio in C Major, Op. 87
        Robin Baker, Anne Quaadgras, flutes;  Carl Schlaikjer, English horn

Offering    Adagio sostenuto from Moonlight Sonata, Op. 27 No. 2
          – Ludwig van Beethoven
Postlude III. Menuetto: Allegro molto. Scherzo - Trio  from Trio in C Major, Op. 87
         – Ludwig van Beethoven
        Robin Baker, Anne Quaadgras, flutes; Carl Schlaikjer, English horn

 

February 15, 2015    Service Cancelled due to snow

February 22, 2015

 

Prelude Norwegian Dance – Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)
Anthem A Red, Red, Rose
         – Music: James Mulholland (b. 1935);  Text: Robert Burns (1759-1796)
Interlude for the Placing of Stones

        Souls of the Forest  – Original Themes by Yasunori Mitsuda (b. 1972)
        Arranged by Laura Intravia (b. 1987)
Offering Radical Dreamers
        Original Themes by Yasunori Mitsuda,  Arranged by Laura Intravia
Postlude   Valse Op. 64, No. 1   – Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)

 

March 1, 2015    Youth Group Service

 

Prelude Leaving On A Jetplane by John Denver
     Seth Botos, Mel Davis-Kay, Samantha Fleishman, Abby Galantowicz, Bella Jaffe, Dan Klingsberg
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles
     Cristofori’s Dream by David Lanz
     Alex McElhoe
Offertory   Down In The Valley by The Head & The Heart
     Steve Carmody, Samantha Fleishman,  Abby Galantowicz, Margot Kaminski,

     Nick Kaminski,  Ruby Kinnamon, Dan Klingsberg, Alex McElhoe
Interlude   Five Hundred Miles by Hedy West
     Steve Carmody, Will Christmann, Samantha Fleishman, Bella Jaffe, Ruby Kinnamon,

     Liam Watson
Musical Offering   I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)   by The Proclaimers
    Pete Christmann, Mel Davis-Kay, Abby Galantowicz,  Bella Jaffe, Dan Klingsberg,

    Duncan Sharp, Liam Watson
Postlude   Home   by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros
     Steve Carmody, Will Christmann, Bella Jaffe, Nick Kaminski, Ruby Kinnamon,

     Dan Klingsberg, Liam Watson

 

March 8, 2015

 

Prelude Mark the Flight of Time
     Music: Diane Taraz (b. 1957); Text: Words inscribed on the First Parish Bell
Bell Ringer: Walter Hopwood
Anthem Alleluia  – Kenneth Seitz (b. 1941)
Offering How Can I Keep From Singing  – Arr. Alice Parker
Postlude Hoe Down!  from Rodeo – Aaron Copland (1900-1990)

 

March 15, 2015


Prelude  Campbell's Farewell to Redcastle/
              High Road to Linton
              Shenanigans :  Caroline Dressler & Maggie MacPhail, Violin'
              Paul Franzosa, Guitar; Stephanie Franzosa, Flute; Dale Kutyna, Bass Guitar

Interlude for the Placing of Stones

             A Man's A Man  Shenanigans
Offering   Will Ye No Come Back Again
            Shenanigans
Postlude    Irish Washerwoman/Swallowtail Jig
            Shenanigans

 

March 22, 2015

 

Prelude Overture to "Candide" Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)
Anthem Cuckoo!  from Friday Afternoons – Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Interlude for the Placing of Stones
     Improvisations on Scarborough Fair  arr. Paul Simon (b. 1941)
Offering “Amaryllis”
Traditional Irish, Lyrics by Diane Taraz
Postlude  Fantasia in D Minor
     Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)

 

March 29, 2015   Music Service

 

Prelude Intrada from Dies Natalis  – Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)

Interlude for the Placing of Stones

     Rhapsody from Dies Natalis  – Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)

     Omar Najmi, tenor
Offering The Salutation from Dies Natalis  – Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
     Omar Najmi, tenor

 

Song of the Open Road (2008)
     Music: Mark Miller (b. 1967)
     Text: Walt Whitman (1819-1892)

     First Parish Choir and Instrumental Ensemble

 

April 5, 2015   Easter Services

 

Prelude   Easter Parade  from As Thousands Cheer
     – Irving Berlin (1888-1989)
Anthem   Amazing Grace/Pachelbel’s Canon
     Arr. Jean Anne Shafferman
Offering   Alleluia  – Randall Thompson (1899-1984)
Musical Interlude   Intermezzo in Eb Major, Op. 117, No. 1
     Johannes Brahms (1833-1887)
Postlude   I Know That My Redeemer Liveth  from The Messiah
     – G. F. Handel (1685-1759)

 

 April 12, 2015

 

Prelude  Recercada Ottava  – Diego Ortiz (ca.1510-ca.1570)

     Carol Lewis, viola da gamba; Chris Henriksen, vihuela

Interlude for the Placing of Stones

     Doulce Memoire y Recercada Quarta

     – Pierre Sandrin (ca.1490-ca.1561); Diego Ortiz (ca.1510-ca.1570)

     Carol Lewis, viola da gamba;  Chris Henriksen, vihuela

Offering   Fantasia y Pavana  – Luis Milan (ca.1500-ca.1561)

     Carol Lewis, viola da gamba;  Chris Henriksen, vihuela

Postlude Recercada Prima y Settima  – Diego Ortiz

     Carol Lewis, viola da gamba;  Chris Henriksen, vihuela

 

 

 

April 19, 2015


Prelude  Carillon from "L'arlesienne" – Georges Bizet (1838-1875)

     Robin Baker, Anne Quadgras, flute

Interlude for the Placing of Stones

     Sonata in E Major BWV 1016 – J. S Bach (1785-1750)

     Carl Schlaikjer, oboe
Offering  Serenade, Opus 25  – Ludwig von Beethoven (1770-1827)

     Carl Schlaikjer, English horn;  Robin Baker, Anne Quaadgras, flute

Postlude  Valse de Fleurs  – Ernesto Kohler (1849-1907)

     Robin Baker, Anne Quadgras, flute

 

April 26, 2015

 

Prelude Mvt. 1: Allegro  from Symphony No. 1  – William Boyce (1711-1779)

     Flute Loops
Anthem   Draw the Circle Wide  – Mark Miller (b. 1967)

Interlude for the Placing of Stones

Adagio, Op. 77  – Adolphe Wouters (1849-1924)

     Flute Loops
Offering Mvt. 1: Spiritoso  from Sonatina Op. 36, No. 3  – Muzio Clementi (1752-1832)

Postlude Mvt. 3: Allegro  from Symphony No. 1  – William Boyce (1711-1779)

     Flute Loops
Flute Loops Personnel

Flutes:  Robin Baker Stephanie Franzosa Ted Live, Jean Nagle,

Anne Quaadgras Alyson Schultz, Jean Renard Ward

Carl Schlaikjer, English horn

 

 

May 3, 2015

Prelude

Mvt 1: Allegro from Concerto en Sol Maggiore, RV 532 for two stringed instruments

   – Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

    Patricia Hawkins, violin;  Jean Renard Ward, modern equivalent of a baroque four-stringed guitar

Anthem     Fair Daffodils  – Arthur Sullivan (1942-1900)

Interlude for the Lighting of Candles

Mvt 2: Andante  from Concerto en Sol Maggiore, RV 532  – Antonio Vivaldi 

    Patricia Hawkins, violin;  Jean Renard Ward,  guitar

Offering   Valse, Op. 69, No. 2  – Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)

Postlude   Franconia Waltz (c. 1991)  – Andy Davis

     Patricia Hawkins, violin;  Jean Renard Ward, guitar

 

 May 10, 2015

 

Prelude   Sing on This Festive Day  

     music: Jacques Arcadelt,  text: Patrick M. Liebergen

     UUlations:  Meg Candilore, Dorothy May, Lorraine Cooley Wendy Page,

     Carolyn Hodges, Diane Taraz, Laurie Francis, Carol Seitz' Director Jennifer Kobayashi

Anthem   On Children

     music: Ysaye M. Barnwell; text: adapted from Kahlil Gibran

     UUlations
Interlude for the Placing of Stones

     In May That Lusty Season (round from the court of Henry VIII)  – Thomas Farthing

     UUlations
Offering  A Hope Carol

     music: Kenneth Seitz;  text: Christina Rossetti

     UUlations
Postlude   Deep Peace

     music: Bill Douglas;  text: Gaelic blessing

     UUlations

 

May 17, 2015

 

Prelude  Glad Morning  – John C. Dare

Anthem  Gloria Allelu  – Jay Althouse

     Children’s Choir & Women of Adult Choir
Interlude for the Placing of Stones

     My Lord, What a Mornin'  – spiritual arranged by John Muir

Offering  Cantique de Jean Racine (Op. 11) – Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

Postlude  Accolade – Thomas F. Fischer

 

May 24, 2015

 

Prelude Allegretto from Sonatina Op. 36 No. 2

     – Muzio Clementi (1752-1832)
Interlude for the Placing of Stones

     Melodie Op. 47, No. 3 – Edvard Grieg (1843-1907)

Offering Allegro from Ten Pieces for an Organ Clock

     – Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach (1714-1788)
Postlude From Heaven on High – Friedrich Wilhelm Zachau (1663-1712)

 

May 31, 2015  Coming of Age Ceremony

 

Anthem   Siyahamba

    Trad. South African Folk Song  – Arr. Donald Moore

Processional   Collide  written by Howie Day and Kevin Griffin

Offering   A Graduation Hallelujah  – Kenneth Seitz

Recessional   Hey, Ho  written by Wesley Schultz and Jeremy Fraites

Postlude   Joyful, Joyful  – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

 Summer Service Music -- 2015 -- Information Incomplete

 

June 21, 2016
Robin Baker and Anne Quaadgras, flute; Kylie Baker, Cello

June 28, 2016
Interlude for the Placing of Stones Meditation From Song Without Words Op. 67, No. 1 by Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Laurie A. Scott, piano
Offering Nocturne Op. 9, No. 2 Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
Laurie A. Scott, piano
Postlude Mazurka Op. 33, No. 2 by Frederic Chopin
Laurie A. Scott, piano

July 5, 2016 Ken Seitz, piano
Postlude Funeral March of a Marionette by Charles Gounod

July 12, 2016 -- Youth Group
Offertory California Dreamin’ by The Mamas & The Papas

July 19, 2016 -- Ken Seitz, piano
Song “Ferry Beach” Written and performed by Aaron Kitzmiller

July 26, 2015
Prelude A Stately Mansion­­Part ­ Rube Bloom (1902­1976)
Ken Seitz
Offering A Stately Mansion­­Part 2 ­ Rube Bloom
Ken Seitz
Postlude Night of Romance ­ Pauline Alpert (1900­1988)

August 2, 2015
Prelude Pour le Piano (Sarabande movement)Claude Debussy (1862­1918)
Lorraine Cooley
Celebrations and Concerns
Moonlight Sonata (Adagio sostenuto movement)­ Ludwig van Beethoven (1770­1827)
Lorraine Cooley
Offering and Postlude
Music performed by Samantha Fleishman and Will Sullivan


August 9, 2015
Prelude and Offering
Music performed by A Diversity of Strings:Leah Eva Cirker-Stark;Patricia Hawkins; Jean Renard Ward

August 16, 2015 Brendon Shapiro

August 23, 2015
Celebrations and Concerns
Improvisations Alexandra McElhoe
Offering “When I’m Gone,” by Phil Ochs
Anne Goodwin, vocal and guitar

August 30, 2015 Brendon Shapiro

September 6, 2015
Prelude Andante from Tafelmusik II,TWV 43:d1, Quartet in D minor
­ G.P. Telemann (1681­1767)
Robin Baker and Anne Quaadgras, flutes;
Carl Schlaikjer, oboe; Brendon Shapiro, piano
Celebrations and Concerns
Largo from Quartet in D minor ­ G.P. Telemann
Offering Vivace from Quartet in D minor ­ G.P. Telemann
Postlude Allegro from Quartet in D minor ­ G.P. Telemann

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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