From These Mountains

Calvary Chancel Choir & Orchestra Spring Concert

Part 1: “Southern Grace” by Jennifer Higdon (b. 1962)
1. Fiddlin’
2. Wildwood Flower
3. Sourwood Mountain
4. My True Love’s Hair
5. Swing
6. Amazing Grace

Calvary Chancel Choir and Orchestra; Members of the West Village Chorale; Phoebe Rosquist, soprano; Nancy Hall, alto; Peter Web, tenor; Paul Thompson, bass; Michael Conley, conductor

Part 2: “Appalachian Spring” by Aaron Copland (1900-1990)
Calvary Chancel Orchestra; Michael Conley, conductor

Part 3: “Appalachian Requiem” by Michael Conley (b. 1970)
(Orchestral Version World Premiere)

I. Introitus (Prelude, Requiem Aeternam, & Kyrie)
1. Requiem: “After the Death”
2. Kyrie: “Life Is the Time”
II. Sequence
1. Dies Irae: “Six O’clock Mine Report”
2. Recordare: “Elegy for Jody”
3. Lachrymosa: “Appalachia, Where Are Your Hills?”
III. Offertorium
1. “Smoky Mountain-woman”
2. “Weather Rhymes”
IV. Sanctus/Benedictus
1. Sanctus: “Solidarity in the Night”
2. Hosanna: “May the Grace”
3. Benedictus: “The Glad Gardener”
4. Hosanna: “May the Grace”
V. Agnus Dei: “The Peace of Wild Things”
VI. Lux Aeterna: “Arrow Grasses by Greenbrier River”

Calvary Chancel Choir and Orchestra; Members of the West Village Chorale; Laura Green, soprano;  Michael Conley, conductor

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