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“Cosmos” Program Notes

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PROGRAM

Thule, the Period of Cosmography – Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)

Constellation Frank Ticheli (b.1958), set to poems of Sara Teasdale (1884-1933)
     From the sea
     The falling star
     There will be stars

The Spheres Ola Gjeilo (b.1978)

Two madrigals from The Triumphs of Oriana
     Hence stars, too dim of light
Michael East (1580-1648)
     Calm was the air
Richard Carlton (1558-1638)

Seek Him That Maketh the Seven Stars by Jonathan Dove (b.1959)

INTERMISSION 

From Dusk ‘Til Dawn 
     Abendleid (Evening Song) Josef Rheinberger (1839-1901)
     Nachtwache I – Leise Töne der Brust (Gentle sounds of the soul) Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
     Nachtwache II – Ruhn Sie! (Rest!) Johannes Brahms
     Morgengesang (Morning Song) Max Reger (1873-1916)

There shall a Star from Jacob Come Forth Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
from Christus 

Underneath the Stars Kate Rusby (b. 1973) and arr. by Jim Clements (b.1983)

Cells, Planets Erika Lloyd (b. 1983) and arr. by Vince Peterson(b. 1981)

The Astronomer William Yanesh (b.1989) with texts by Walt Whitman (b. 1819-1892)