Choral Repertoire

April 2015

 

Maundy Thursday, April 2 (11:00 a.m. call; 12:10 p.m. service)
   Morning Choir Quartet

Anthem – “Ubi caritas” – Maurice Duruflé

Anthem – “Ave Verum” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

 

Maundy Thursday, April 2 (6:30 p.m. call; 7:30 p.m. service)
   Chancel Choir

Anthem – “What Feast of Love” – Thomas Keesecker

Anthem – “An Upper Room with Evening Lamps Ashine” – David Music

Anthem – “None Other Lamb” – Craig Courtney

 

Good Friday, April 3 (6:30 p.m. call; 7:30 p.m. service)
   Morning Choir

Introit – “At the Cross Her Vigil Keeping” – Plainsong

Cantata – “Stabat Mater” – Frank Ferko

Anthem – “We Adore You, O Christ” –Richard Proulx

 

No Morning Choir rehearsal on Saturday, April 4

 

Easter Sunday, April 5
   7:00 a.m. Chancel Choir Rehearsal  
   in Buchanan Chapel Choir Loft

Introit – “Alleuia. The Lord is Risen Indeed” – Iain Quinn

Anthem – “Shout On” – F. C. Wood/arr. Alice Parker

Prayer Response – “Amen” – John Rutter

Offertory Anthem – “Lord of the Dance” – Traditional Shaker song
   arr. David Willcocks

Closing Response – “Hallelujah” from Messiah – George Frideric Handel

 

No Chancel or Morning Choir rehearsals on April 9


Sunday, April 12

Introit – “Alleluia. The Lord is Risen Indeed” – Stephen Sturk

Anthem – “Sing Alleluia Forth” V- Eric H. Thiman

(9:30 and 11:00) Prayer Response – “Amen” – John Stainer

(9:30 and 11:00) Offertory Anthem – “Good Christian Friends, Rejoice and Sing”
– Ernest Bullock

(8:00) Communion Anthem – “Most Glorious Lord of Life” – William H. Harris

 

Choral Society rehearsals begin Thursday, April 16 at 7:00 p.m. in Buchanan Chapel

 

Sunday, April 19

Introit – “Lift Up Your Hearts Ye People” – Stephen Sturk

(8:00) Anthem – “The Strife is O’er” – Eric H. Thiman

(9:30 and 11:00) Anthem – “Rise Up, My Love, My Fair One” – Healey Willan

(9:30 and 11:00) Prayer Response – “Amen” – William Byrd

(9:30 and 11:00) Offertory Anthem – “Alleluia” – Thomas Weelkes

(8:00) Communion Anthem - “Rise Up, My Love, My Fair One” – Healey Willan

 

Wednesday, April 22
   Concert at Cook County Jail
   7:00 p.m.

For details or solo suggestions, please contact John Sherer.

 

Sunday, April 26

(8:00) Introit - “The Lord Reigns!” – Dale Wood

(8:00) Anthem – “The Day of Resurrection” – Brian Wentzel

(9:30 and 11:00) Anthem – Sung by Guest Choir

(9:30 and 11:00) Prayer Response – “Hear Our Prayer, O Lord” –
    George Brandon

(9:30 and 11:00) Offertory Anthem – “Sung by Guest Choir

(8:00) Communion Anthem – “Joy Fills the Morning”
   Antonio Lotti                                          

 

Adult choirs information, including rehearsal schedules, is available here.

Children and youth choirs information, including rehearsal schedules, is available here.


For more information about choral repertoire at Fourth Presbyterian Church, contact John Sherer, Organist and Director of Music (312.981.3592).