Christmas Through the Times: music for soprano, keyboard and guitar

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Seattle Public Library-Central Branch
1000 4th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

This special concert will be performed in the Library’s “Living room” on the 3rd floor of the Central Branch while the auditorium is under construction.

Ding Dong! Merrily on High, French Carol, Arr. Louis Harris
Excerpts from Messiah by G.F. Handel (1685-1759)

  • There were shepherds abiding in the fields
  • And lo, the angel of the Lord
  • And the angel said unto them
  • And suddenly there was with the angel
  • Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion
  • Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened
  • He shall feed his flock like a shepherd

Still, Still, Still, Salzburg melody c.1819
Joseph, Dearest, Joseph Mine, 14th Century German
Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming, 16th century German
Silent Night by Franz Gruber (1787-1863), Arr. Richard Walters
The Virgin’s Slumber Song by Max Reger (1873-1916)
Holy Infant Lullaby by Norman Dello Joio (1913-2008)
A Christmas Carol
In the Bleak Midwinter by Gustav Holst (1874-1934)
Bring A Torch Jeanette Isabella, 17th Century Provençal Carol, Arr. Richard Walters
Some Children See Him by Alfred Burt (1920-1954)

Coplillas de Belen by Joaquin Rodrigo (1901-1999)
Pastorcito Santo
Carol of the Birds by  John Jacob Niles (1892-1980)
I wonder as I wander
Cradle Song by Ned Rorem (b. 1923)
Come Sing and Dance by Herbert Howells (1892-1983)

LMC’s 2016 Shakespeare at the Opera concert in the Mixing Chamber.

Julie Finch Robé, soprano
Carol Hartoon, piano
Rolf Robé (guest artist), classical guitar