History of the Music Program: 2013-2014

First Parish Unitarian Universalist of Arlington

 

2013-2014
Director of Music: Laura Stanfield Prichard (September / October)

Interim Director of Music:  Kenneth Seitz (November / June )
Organist/Pianist: Sarah Haera Tocco
Composer in Residence & Music Director Emeritus: Kenneth Seitz

 

September 8 

Prelude Präludium in D Major by Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Anthem Aye-lye Lyulye (Ukrainian Lullaby in Yiddish)
Interlude Dúlamán by Michael McGlynn (1964-)
     Và godendo by G. F. Händel (1685-1759)
     Laura Prichard, soprano; Carl Schlaikjer, oboe
Offering Clair de lune (Moonlight on the Water) by Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
Postlude Fuga in C Major by Buxtehude

 

September 15 

Prelude Canzona by Girolamo Frescobaldi (1563-1644)
Sarah Tocco, organ
Interlude Come Unto Him by G. F. Handel (1685-1759)
Laurie Francis-Wright, soprano
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles Agnus Dei
from Mass for Double Choir by Frank Martin (1890-1974)
Jennifer and Andy Kobayashi, Janice Hegeman,
Michael Prichard, descant quartet

 

September 22

Prelude Heaven on Their Minds
from Jesus Christ Superstar by Andrew Lloyd-Webber
Tristan Jantz: Judas
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles
Last Supper
Everything’s Alright
Anthem Gethsemane
Lance Levine: Jesus
Offering This Jesus Must Die/Hosanna
George Pereli: Caiaphas
Morgan Jackson: Annas
Peter Breton, John Hodges, Mike Prichard: High Priests
Anthem Pilate and Christ/Hosanna
Jacob Malin: Pilate
Postlude John Nineteen Forty-One

 

September 29

Prelude At the River
arranged by Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
featuring the Chalice Singers Youth Choir
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles La Baylère
Shepherd’s Song from the Auvergne region of France
Offering Aria by Kenneth Seitz
Mies Boet and Willemien Insinger, flutes
Postlude A Felicitous Frolic by Kenneth Seitz

 

October 6

Prelude Prologue & Pastoral
from Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings
by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Morgan Jackson, French horn; Ray Bauwens, tenor
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles Nocturne
from Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings
by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Offering Hymn from Serenade for Tenor, Horn,
and Strings by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Postlude Sonnet & Epilogue
from Serenade for Tenor, Horn, and Strings
by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
Ray Bauwens, tenor; Morgan Jackson, French horn

 

October 13

Prelude Harmony Music Two (1878)
by Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
No Strings Attached
Interlude for the Procession Pavane et Petit Poucet
from Ma Mere l’Oye by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Offering Excerpt from Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor
by Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Postlude Harmony Music One
by Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

 

October 20

Prelude Oh What a Beautiful Morning
from Oklahoma! by Rodgers & Hammerstein
Chalice Singers Youth Choir

Musical Reflection Asho Chela (Georgian lament)
Iveria Men’s Choir
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles
Gaprindi Shavo Mertskhalo (Georgian Soldier’s Song)
Meditational Music
Tsmindao Ghmerto (Georgian Sanctus)
First Parish Choir with Iveria
Offering Excerpt from Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor,
K. 491 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791)
Postlude Prelude in C Major, BWV 553
Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)

 

October 27

Prelude Si Bheag Si Mhor Turlough O'Carolan (1670-1738)
First Parish Shenanigans
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles Ubi Caritas
Maurice Duruflé (1902 - 1986)
Offering Kyrie
from Misa Criolla by Ariel Ramirez (1921-2010)
Postlude Banish Misfortune, Traditional
First Parish Shenanigans

 

November 3

Prelude Siciliano
from Sonata IV by J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Carl Schlaikjer, Oboe
Interlude Concord
by Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
text by William Plomer
Offering Romance I
from Three Romances by Robert Schumann(1810-1856)
Carl Schlaikjer, Oboe
Postlude Toccata in F Major
by Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)


November 10

Prelude Excerpt from Pavane, Op. 50
by Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Anne Quaadgras, flute
Anthem Dona nobis pacem (Grant us peace)
Cesar Franck (1822 - 1890)
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles
Prelude No. 12 in G sharp minor
by Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-1975)
Offering In Memoriam by Kenneth Seitz
(In honor of Phyllis Spence)
Postlude Festive March by Daniel Pinkham (1923-2006)

 

November 17

Prelude Trio (1st movt.) by G. F. Handel (1685-1759)
Carl Schlaijker, oboe
Jean Renard Ward, flageolet
Anthem The Amplitude of Space, by Kenneth Seitz
Interlude for the Placing of Stones
Pavane for a Dead Princess
by Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)
Offering Concerto for Oboe, Op. 7 #2 (1st movt.)
by Tomaso Albinon (1671-1751)
Postlude Concerto for Flute, Op. 10 #3 (adapted) by Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741)

 

November 24 (Logarhythmics from MIT)

Prelude Can't Take My Eyes off of You
Written by Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio
Arrangement by Tyson McNulty
Offering Below My Feet
Written by Ted Dwane, Ben Lovett
Marcus Mumford, and Winston Marshall
Arrangement by Tommy Moriarty
Postlude Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I'm Yours
Written by Stevie Wonder, Lee Garrett,
Syreeta Wright, and Lula Mae Hardaway
Arranged by Deke Sharon

 

December 1 

Prelude Psalm 80 (Advent) by Emma Lou Diemer
based on the tune by Claude Goudimel (1514-1572)
Anthem Ave Maria by Rebecca Clarke (1886-1979)
UUlations
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles
O Virgo Splendens
Anonymous Spanish 14th Century Canon
UUlations
Offering In Dulci Jubilo from Weihnachtsbaum
by Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Postlude Fuga by Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)

 

December 8

Prelude Pastorale ‘Gesu Bambino’
by Pietro A. Yon (1886-1943)
Anthem There Shall a Star
by F. Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles Slumber Song
from Weihnachtsbaum (Christmas tree)
by Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Offering Adeste Fideles
from Weihnachtsbaum by Franz Liszt (1811-1886)
Postlude Duet
by F. Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

 

December 15 (Snow Storm – Service Cancelled)

 

December 23 

Prelude Shepherd’s Song
— Kenneth Seitz
Choral Offering Listen, Lordings, Unto Me
— English carol
Choral Offering Drummer Boy
All Ages Choir
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles Intermezzo
— from Opus 17 by Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Solo In the Bleak Midwinter (Diane Taraz)
Choral Offering Coventry Carol
— Kenneth Seitz
Offering Of A Rose, a Lovely Rose
— John Rutter
Choral Offering Jesus and the Friendly Animals
Combined Choirs
Choral Offering Angels We Have Heard on High
— French carol
Postlude Sleigh Ride
—Leroy Anderson

 

December 29

Prelude Down in Yon Forest
—Vincent Persichetti
Tracy Walton, piano
Ken Seitz, piano
Solo purer than purest (e. e. cummings)
—Vincent Persichetti
Cheri Minton, mezzo-soprano
Offering Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head
Jesus Born in Beth’ny
—Vincent Persichetti
Postlude Lulle Lullay
Jesus the Christ is Born
—Vincent Persichetti

 

January 5

Prelude Trio Sonata in G Major: Movt. I
— G. B. Pergolesi (1710-1736)
Anna Quaadgras, flute
Carl Schlaikjer, oboe
Jean Ward, bassoon
Anthem I Am a Part of All That I Have Met
— Kenneth Seitz
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles
Impromptu in G-flat Major
— F. P. Schubert (1797-1828)
Offering Trio Sonata in C Minor: Movt. I
— J. J. Quantz (1697-1773)
Choral Adieu
Postlude Prelude in G Major
— N. Bruhns (1665-1697)

 

January 12

Prelude Reverie
A. Guilmant (1837-1911)
Anthem A Hope Carol
–Kenneth Seitz
The UUlations
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles Praeludium
J. Pachelbel (1653-1706)
Offering First Arabesque
B. Debussy (1862-1918)
Postlude Prelude in F
J. S . Bach (1685-1750)

 

January 19

Prelude A Change Is Gonna Come
Jim Austin, piano
Anthem for All Ages A Place In the Choir
—Bill Staines
Offering Precious Lord, Take My Hand
—Arr. K. Seitz
Postlude
Woke Up This Morning With My Mind Stayed On Freedom
Jim Austin, piano

 

January 26

Prelude Excerpt from 1st movement
from Piano Concerto No. 24 in C Minor
by W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Sarah Tocco and Yelena Beriyeva, pianos
Anthem Ave Verum Corpus
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Interlude for the Placing of Stones 2nd Movement
from Concerto No. 24 in C Minor
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Offering Excerpt from 3rd Movement
from Concerto No. 24 in C Minor
W. A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Postlude Excerpt from Finale
from Concerto No. 2 in F Minor
F. Chopin (1810-1849)

 

February 2

Prelude Canticum
C. Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Anthem We’ll Build a Land
Carolyn McDade, arr. K. Seitz
(See Hymn #121 for text)
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles
1st Movement
from Violin Sonata BWV 1016 by J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Carl Schlaikjer, Oboe
Offering 3rd Movement
from Violin Sonata BWV 1015 by J.S. Bach (1685-1750)
Carl Schlaikjer, Oboe
Postlude Primus Versus from Canticum
D. Buxtehude (1637-1707)

 

February 9
Prelude Toccata Frescobaldi (1583-1643)
Anthem Locus Iste Anton Bruckner (1824-1896)
Interlude for the Placing of Stones Arabeske  Schumann (1810-1849)
Offering Romanze  Schumann (1810-1849)
Postlude Waltz in A-flat Major  Brahams (1833-1897)

 

February 16
Prelude This Little Light of Mine  arr. K. Seitz
Anthem “Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit”  arr. K. Seitz
Interlude for the Placing of Stones  Prelude on “Deep River” Troutman
Offering “Etude in A-flat Major, Op. 25 No. 1”  by Duke Ellington (1899-1974)
Postlude Down By the Riverside  arr. K. Seitz

 

Feb 23
Prelude 1st Movement from Duo Sonata in G Major, TWV 40:101
     Georg P. Telemann (1681-1767)
     Anne Quaadgras, flute
     Carl Schlaikjer, oboe
Anthem From a Distance – Julie Gold, arr. Ed Lojeski
     Tracy Walton, piano
Interlude for the Placing of Stones 1st Movement from Duo Sonata in D Major, TWV 40:103
     Georg P. Telemann (1681-1767)

Offering Aria from Magic Flute by Wolfgang A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Postlude 1st Movement from Trio Sonata BWV 1038 by J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
     Anne Quaadgras, flute
     Carl Schlaikjer, oboe
     Jean Renard Ward, bassoon


March 2, 2014
Prelude Space Oddity by David Bowie
     Mason Beutler, Pete Christmann, Dylan Desjardins
     Tristan Jantz, Kevin LaFleur, Dan Matlack
Interlude for Placing of Stars I Giorni  by Ludovico Eunadi
     Alexandra McElhoe, piano
Offertory Fly me to the moon by Frank Sinatra
     Mason Beutler, Pete Christmann, Dan Klingsberg
     Tristan Jantz, George Pereli, Dan Matlack, Mike Morrisette
Interlude Drops of Jupiter by Train
     Samantha Fleishman, Serena Gabriels, Ruby Kinnamon
     Dan Klingsberg, Alexandra McElhoe, Grace McKay
     George Pereli, Allison Stillerman
Anthem Rocket Man by Elton John
     Alexander Franzosa, Tristan Jantz
     Nick Kaminski, George Pereli
Postlude Intergalactic by The Beastie Boys
     Andrew Friedman, Nick Kaminski, Ruby Kinnamon
     Dan Klingsberg, Dan Matlack, Owen Niles, George Pereli
     Caleb Snyder Di Cesare, Aaron Seibring

 

March 9, 2014
Prelude Präludium – Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)
Anthem O Star of Truth  – Kenneth Seitz
Interlude for the Placing of Stones Intermezzo from Op. 18 – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Offering Intermezzo from Op. 116  – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Postlude Fuga – Dietrich Buxtehude (1637-1707)


March 16, 2014
Prelude Passacagli  – Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)
Anthem More Love – Tim O’Brien
     Somebody’s Mother: Meg Candilore, Anne Goodwin, Annette Sawyer
Interlude for the Placing of Stones Canzona  – Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)

Offering Step by Step – Pete Seeger & Waldemar Hill
Postlude Called to Love  – Somebody’s Mother: Meg Candelori, Anne Goodwin, Annette Sawyer


March 23, 2014
Prelude Prelude – Samuel Ducommun (1914-1987)
Anthem Waiting – Kenneth Seitz
Interlude for the Placing of Stones Meditation – Emil Heer (1926-1994)

Offering "It Might as Well be Spring" from State Fair – Richard Rogers (1902-1979)
     Andrew Leonard, Soloist
Postlude By a Meadow Brook – Edward MacDowell (1861-1908)


March 30, 2014
Prelude Concerto in F Major: Allegro  – Johann Michael Kuehnel (active 1717-1730)
     Carol Lewis, viola da gamba
     Chris Henriksen, Baroque lute
Anthem Perfect Singer  – Kenneth Seitz
Interlude for the Placing of Stones Prelude in F Major for lute solo  – J. M. Kuehnel

Offering Concerto in F Major: Largo  – J. M. Kuehnel
Postlude Concerto in F Major: Allegro  – J. M. Kuehnel


April 6, 2014

Prelude Sinfornia  from Partita No. 2 in C minor  – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Anthem Ecce fidelis servus, op. 54  – Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
     Bob Olson, contrabass
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles Sarabande from Partita No. 6 in E minor  – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

Offering In Time of Silver Rain  – Jean Berger (1909-2002)

     Holly Loring, Soloist

Song Let the Mystery Be, Iris Dement

     Diane Taraz, soloist
Song My Life  –Iris Dement

     Diane Taraz, Soloist
Postlude Prelude in C Major, BWV 553  – J.S. Bach (1685-1750)

 

April 13, 2014
Prelude Toccata in C Major  – Georg Muffat (1653-1704)

Time for All Ages Shalom Chaverim
     Parson Hicks and the Children’s Choir, grades K-4
Choral Offering He, Watching Over Israel  – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Interlude for the Placing of Stones  Pueri Hebraeorum  – Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548-1611)
Offering What Wondrous Love Is This  – arr. Kenneth Seitz
Choral Offering Crucifixus -- Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Choral Offering He Trusted in God --George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)

Offertory Hosanna to the Son of David -- Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)
Choral Postlude Ride On, King Jesus  – arr. Kenneth Seitz

 

April 20, 2014
Prelude Resurrexi Orgelbuch von St. Ulrich und Afra
Anthem Hallelujah – Josiah Flagg (1737-1795)

Offering Sinfonia from Easter Oratorio – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
     Carl Schlaikjer, oboe
     Anne Quaadgras, flute
     Bob Olson, bass
Postlude Easter Joy – E. S. Hosmer (1862-1945)

 

April 27, 2014

Prelude Chanson Rustique: Bon Pastoreau – Anonymous (1541)
     Ted Live, Andrew Kobayashi, Jennifer Kobayashi
Interlude for the Placing of Stones La Danse de Cleves – Anonymous (1445)
     arr. Jennifer Kobayashi

Offering O Rosa Bella  – John Dunstable or John Bedingham (1453)

Postlude Chanson Rustique: Bastienne  – Anonymous (1541)


May 4, 2014
Prelude Intermezzo in B flat Major, Op 76 – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Anthem Prayer For This House – Kenneth Seitz
Music In the Embers – Sleeping At Last
     Diane Taraz, soloist
Interlude for the Lighting of Candles  Prelude in D Major, Op. 23 No. 4 – Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)

Offering Prelude in G flat Major, Op. 23 No.10 – Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Postlude Prelude in F Major – J. S. Bach (1685-1750)


May 11, 2014
Prelude Fantasia – Johann Pachelbel (1653-1706)
Time for All Ages How Can I Keep From Singing? arr. Ginger Littleton
     Parson Hicks, director; Lorraine Cooley, accompanist
     Rolling Pebbles—Children’s Choir, 5th – 8th Grades
Anthem The 23rd Psalm (dedicated to my mother)  – Bobby McFerrin
Interlude for the Placing of Stones Cantilena  – Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)

Offering Berceuse (Lullaby) Op.57   – Frederic Chopin (1810-1849)
Postlude Out to a Ballgame with Rachmaninoff  – Sarah Tocco

 

May 18, 2014

Prelude Etude, Op. 76 #2   – Jean Sibelius (1865-1957)
Anthem Song of Community   – Carolyn McDade (arr. K. Seitz)
Interlude for the Placing of Stones
     Kenneth Seitz, piano

Offering Elegiaco, Op. 76 #10  – Jean Sibelius
Postlude A Bitta Toccata  – Kenneth Seitz

 

May 25, 2014
Prelude Arabesque – Louis Vierne (1870-1937)
Time for All Ages We Can Work It Out  – Paul McCartney and John Lennon
     Mary-Beth Landy, Bonnie McFarlane
Interlude for the Placing of Stones Soliloquy from Two Contrasted Pieces  – William Blezard (1921-2003)
     Carl Schlaikjer, oboe

Offering Consolation  – Serge Bortkiewicz (1877-1952)
Musical Interlude Let’s Call the Whole Thing Off  – George Gershwin
Postlude Quirky Waltz  – William Blezard
     Carl Schlaikjer, Oboe


June 1, 2014

Prelude Meditation  – William Wolstenholme (1865-1931)
Anthem Memory  – Kenneth Seitz
Offering Prelude in E flat Major, Op. 23 No. 6  – Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943)
Postlude Two Short Fanfares  – Eric H. Thiman (1900-1975)


June 8, 2014
Prelude "Dawn" from Summer Sketches  – Edwin H. Lemare (1865-1934)
Songs from the Children’s Choirs

     Parson Hicks, Interim Children’s Choir Director

How Can I Keep from Singing?  Quaker Song, arr. Ginger B. Littleton

     Rolling Pebbles; Lorraine Cooley, accompanist

Shalom Chaverim -- Traditional Israeli Song

     Children's Choir, Kindergarten - 4th Grade; Kenneth Seitz, accompanist

Ching-a-ring-chaw  American Minstrel Song (1833) &

Great Gittin' Up Mornin' --American Spiritual  --Adapted and Arranged by Linda Spevacek-Avery

     Combined Children's Choirs; Barbara Tilson, accompanist

Anthem I Hear the Bird Sing  – Kenneth Seitz

     Mies Boet, flute
Interlude for the Placing of Stones Chant Seraphique  – Edwin H. Lemare

Offering Excerpt from Waldstein Sonata  – Ludwig Van Beethoven (1770-1827)
Postlude The Chrysanthemum  – Scott Joplin (1868-1927)

 

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