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Monday, February 10

This Fragile Earth

Monday, February 10, 2020
7:30 PM - 9 PM
Great Choir 

The Cathedral welcomes back world music ensemble Rose of the Compass, who will collaborate with the Cathedral Choir on This Fragile Earth, a program marking the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

Complimentary tickets are available to students by showing a student ID at the Visitor Center on the night of the concert.

CONDUCTORS
Kent Tritle
Bryan Zaros
Jie Yi

PERFORMERS
The Cathedral Choir
Nina Stern, recorders, chalumeau
Glen Velez, percussion
Shira Kammen, vielle
Ara Dinkjian, oud
Arthur Fiacco, Jr., cello

PROGRAM
Now I walk in beauty
Navajo Prayer/Gregg Smith (1936-2016)

Or sus vous dormez trop (Wake Up Now, You Sleep Too Long... Hear the Lark)
Anonymous 15th century, from Codex Faenza

Le chant des oyseaulx
Clèment Janequin (1485-1558)

Engels Nachtegaeltje (English Nightingale)
Jacob van Eyck (1590-1657)

Contrapunto bestiale alla mente
Adriano Banchieri (1568-1634)

牧歌/Mu Ge (Pastoral Song)
Traditional

春晓/Chun Xiao (Spring Dreams)
Chen Yi (b. 1953)

Groong (The Crane)
Komitas (1869-1935)

Ambetz Gorav (The Moon Was Gone)
Traditional Armenian

Kara Toprak (Black Earth)
Traditional Turkish

Earth Teach Me
Rupert Lang (b. 1948)

Esta montanya d’efrente
Traditional Sephardic

This Fragile Earth
Glen Velez (b. 1949)

Tre fontane (Estampie)
Late 14th to early 15th century (London, British Library, Additional MS 29987)

Chorales de Bêtes (2006)
Christina Whitten Thomas (b. 1979)

Prière du Lion (Prayer of the Lion)

Prière de l’Agneau (Prayer of the Lamb)

Three traditional Armenian songs
Traditional

Sareri Hovin Mernem (I’ll die for the wind of the mountains)

Ghapama (A Squash Dish)

Ichav Marmand Irigoon (Evening has fallen upon the meadow)

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