MUSIC

KNOWING SHE HATH WINGS
REPERTOIRE

Our repertoire list is arranged by language of the text and composer’s country of origin. Within each Language heading, compositions are listed chronologically. 

Latin

 

Clarum decus jejunii (hymn – Lent)            Pope Gregory the Great (504-604)

Da pacem Domine                                         Gregorian chant

Aeterne rex altissime                                     Plainsong hymn

Ave maris stella                                               Plainsong hymn

Alma redemptoris mater                               Plainsong antiphon

Ave Regina caelorum                                     Plainsong

Benedicamus Domino                                   Plainsong

Hodie Christus natus est                               Plainsong
Jubiliate Deo omnis terra                              Plainsong
O salutaris Hostia                                           Plainsong

Puer natus est nobis                                      Plainsong

Veni Creator spiritus                                      Plainsong

Viderunt omnes                                             Plainsong

Conditur alme siderum                                 5th or 6th c. chant

Christe, redemptory omnium                      6th c. plainsong hymn

Ut queant laxis (chant)                                  Guido d’Arezzo? (c.990-1050)

Aer enim                                                          Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179)

Karitas habundat                                           Hildegard

O frondens virga                                            Hildegard

O rubor sanguinis                                          Hildegard

O viridissima virga                                          Hildegard

Adest sponsus                                                12th c. Franco-Provençal conductus

Congaudeant catholici                                   Codex Calixtinus, 12th c.

Qui creavit celum                                           13th c. chant

Veni, veni, Emanuel

Verbum Patris Umanatur

Virgines egregie                                             13th c. French sequence        

Hodie Christus natus est                              chant

Fulget caelestis curia                                     late 13th c. motet/rondellus

Veri floris sub figura                                      Wolfenbüttel/Florence Manuscript, 13th c.

Ave virgo virginum                                        13th c. Florence manuscript

Alle- psallite cum –luya                                 13th c. French conductus

Lux hodie; Orientis partibus                        12th / 13th c. French processional

Omnia beneficia                                            13th c. Polish conductus

Clara Dei famula                                            13th c. Polish rondellus

Veni, redemptor gencium                            Codex Las Huelgas, 13th-14th c. Spanish

Ave maris stella, conductus                         Codex Las Huelgas

Maria, virgo virginum                                    Codex Las Huelgas

Benedicamus domino à 3                            Codex Las Huelgas

Fa fa mi / Ut re mi                                          Codex Las Huelgas

De castitatis thalamo                                    Codex Las Huelgas

In virgulto gracie                                            Codex Las Huelgas

Ave gloriosa mater/Ave Virgo/Domino      Codex Las Huelgas/Bamberg Codex (13th c.)

Impudenter circumivi/Virtutibus                 Isorhythmic motet; Philippe de Vitry (1291-1361)

Salve virgo virginum                                      14th c. polyphonic song

Agnus dei: Virtute numinis                           14th c.

Flos regalis                                                      14th c. rondellus

Verbum caro factum est: In hoc anni circulo  Jistebnice Cantional, 1420

Conditur alme siderum                                 Guillaume Dufay (1400-1474)

Ecce, quod natura                                          15th c. English carol

Alleluia: a newe work                                     15th c. English carol

Puer natus in Bethlehem                              coll. Anna of Cologne, c. 1500

Psallite unigenito                                           1530; arr. Gunter Bialas

Audivi vocem de caelo                                   John Taverner (c.1490-1545)

Jesu! Rex admirabilis                                     Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525/6-1594)
Domine Deus                                                 Orlando di Lasso (1532-1594)
Oculus non vidit                                            Orlando di Lasso
Sancti mei                                                      Orlando di Lasso
Duo Seraphim clamabant                            Tomás Luis Victoria (1548-1611), ed. Susan McMane
In dulci jubilo                                                 arr. Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)

Personent hodie                                            Piae cantiones (1582); melody: 14th c? German

Hodie Christus natus est                              Claudio Monteverdi (1567-1643)

Ave Regina caelorum                                   Chiara Margarita Cozzolani (1602-c.1677), arr. Kristina Caswell MacMullen
Magnificat                                                      Niccola Porpora (1686-1768), ed. Ralph Hunter 

Dona nobis pacem                                        Traditional

Ave Maria                                                        Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Salve Regina, Op. 67, No. 1                          Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Ave Maria, Op. 67, No. 2                              Gabriel Fauré
Tota pulchra es                                              Maurice Duruflé (1902-1986)

Illumina le tenebre                                        Joan Szymko (b. 1957)

Nova! Nova! Ave fit ex Eva                           James MacMillan (b. 1959)

Aer enim                                                         Linda Kachelmeier (b. 1965)

O rubor sanguinis                                         Linda Kachelmeier

Jerusalem Luminosa                                     Abbie Betinis (b. 1980)

 

Hebrew

 

Shir Ha-Shirim                                               traditional, arr. Yehudi Wyner

Lo Yisa Goy                                                    Traditional Jewish

Kosi R’vaya                                                     Rabbi Shefa Gold

Ma navu                                                         Yossi Spivak, arr. Shira Cion; 3/19, 6/19
Eyli                                                                  David Zehavi, Hannah Senesh 
 

Polish

 

Omnia beneficia                                           13th c. conductus

Clara Dei famula                                           13th c. rondellus

Bogurodzica                                                  13th c. chant

Magnificat                                                      Mikolaj Radomski c. 1430

Chwala tobie, Gospodzinie                          Anonymous, c. 1452

Cracovia civitas                                              Anonymous, 15th c.

Piesn: Sluchajcie mie wszystkie kraje        Krzysztof Klabon (c. 1550-1616)

Piesn: Szerokie Sarmackie Wlosci              Klabon

Piesn: Slawne Ptomstwo Lechowe            Klabon

Piesn na wesele Jana Kostki                        Anonymous, 1556

 

French

 

Kalenda maya                                               Rambaut de Vaqueyras, troubadour (d. 1207)

A chanter m’er de so qu’ieu non volria    Beatriz de Dia (La Comtessa) (d. c. 1212)

Prendés I garde                                             rondeau; Guillaume d’Amiens, 13th c. trouvère

S’on me regarde                                            chanson; Montpellier Manuscript (13th c.)

Impudenter circumivi/Virtutibus                Isorhythmic motet; Philippe de Vitry (1291-1361)

Ah, comme c’est chose belle                       14th c. round

Ma fin est mon commencement                Guillaume de Machaut (c.1300-1377)

Rose, liz, printemps                                      Machaut

Amour et biaute/Quant en moy/Amara valde   Isorhythmic motet; Machaut                       

Le ray au soleyl                                              Johannes Ciconia (c.1370-1412)

A vous sans autre                                          rondeau; Antoine Busnois (1430-1492)

Mille regretz                                                   solo song; Josquin des Prez (c.1450/1455-1521)

Contentez vous                                             Pierre Certon (1515-1572)

Marchans qui traversez                               Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)

Ave Maria                                                      Camille Saint-Saëns (1835-1921)
Salve Regina, Op. 67, No. 1                        Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)
Ave Maria, Op. 67, No. 2                             Gabriel Fauré
Noël des enfants qui n’ont plus de maisons    Claude Debussy (1862-1918)
French Songs for Treble Voices (1990)    Theodore Morrison
Le Sommeil de l’Enfant Jésus                    French Carol, arr. Ron Jeffers
V’la l’bon vent                                               French Canadian, arr. Allison Girvan
 

English

 

Miri it is                                                          13th c.

Edi beo thu                                                    14th c. carol

Lullay:  I saw a sweete, seemly sight         14th c. carol

Alleluia: A newe work                                  15th c. carol

Sing we to this merry company                 15th c. carol

Nowell, nowell                                               15th c. carol

Nowell sing we                                              15th c. carol

Ther is no rose of swych vertu                   15th c. carol

Nova! Nova!                                                   15th c. carol

Ah, Robin, gentle Robin                               William Cornyshe (c.1465-1523)

Past Three A Clock                                        Traditional, arr. Rutter

Baloo Baleerie                                               Scottish Traditional, arr. S. MacIntosh

Deck the Hall                                                  Welsh Traditional, arr. Rutter

Tallis Canon (O Holy Bible, Book Divine)   Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)

Up! Good Christen Folk                                Piae Cantiones, 1582; arr. Rutter

Though Philomela lost her love                 Thomas Morley (1557/8-1602)

Full fathom five                                             Robert Johnson (c.1583-c.1634)

Gush forth, my tears                                    William Holborne, 1597

If it be love                                                      John Hilton (1599-1657)

Now Shall My Inward Joys Arise                  Africa, William Billings (1746-1800)

Welcome, Every Guest                                Knoxville Harmony, 1838

Away in a Manger                                         W.J. Kilpatrick (1838-1921), arr. Willcocks

Cape Breton Lullaby                                    Kenneth Leslie (1892-1974), arr. Stuart Calvert
I sing of a maiden                                        Patrick Hadley (1899-1973)

The Place of the Blest                                  Randall Thompson (1899-1984)

Hermit Songs                                                 Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

A Ceremony of Carols                                  Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

What Sweeter Music                                    Daniel Pinkham (1923-2006)

Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal                   Alice Parker (b. 1925)

Jabberwocky                                                 Ron Jeffers (1943-2017)

The Lamb                                                      John Tavener, arr. Barry Rose; 4/18
Remember the Ladies                                Carol Barnett (b.1949) (w/piano); 6/19
Set me as a Seal                                           René Clausen (b. 1953); 4/18
When icicles hang by the wall                    Stephen Hatfield (b. 1956); 4/18
Bonny Wood Green                                      Irish Ballad, arr. Stephen Hatfield

The Lord’s Prayer                                          John Tavener (1944-2013)

Nova! Nova! Ave fit ex Eva                           James MacMillan (b. 1959)

Adam Lay Ybounden                                    Matthew Larkin (b. 1963)

O My Dear Heart                                           Eleanor Daley

You spotted snakes with double tongue   Jussi Chydenius (b. 1972)

Come Pretty Love                                         Shaker song, arr. Joan Szymko (b. 1957)

Lay Me Low                                                    Shaker song, arr. Kevin Siegfried

Wondrous Love                                            Sacred Harp hymn, arr. Betty Bertaux

Hail, Holy Queen                                           arr. Marc Shaiman, adapt. Roger Emerson

The Huron Carol                                           arr. Edward Henderson

One Voice                                                       Ruth Moody

Be Like the Bird                                             Abbie Betinis (b. 1980)

Hail, Christmas Day!                                     Abbie Betinis
You Have Made Me, Earth                           Matthew Emery (b. 1991)

Italian

 

Altissima luce                                                Lauda, 13th c.
Ave, donna santissima                                 Lauda, 13th c.
Laude novella                                                Lauda, 13th c.
O Maria, d’omelia                                          Lauda, 13th c.

La bionda treçça                                            Francesco Landini (1325-1397)

Muort’ oramai                                                Landini

Gran piant’ agli ochi                                      Landini

O rosa bella                                                    John Bedyngham (c.1422-1459/60)
O Iesu dolce                                                  Polyphonic Lauda, Innocentius Dammonis, 16thc.

Dutch

 

Got gruess uch, Rose van Jhericho              comp. Anna von Köln (c.1480-1530)

Laist ons syngen ind vroelich syn                comp. Anna von Köln

German

 

Singet frisch und wohlgemut                       14th c. melody, arr. Konrad Ameln

Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich                     chorale melody; Martin Luther (1483-1546)

Jesaja dem Propheten das geschah            Martin Luther (1483-1546)

Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich                     Motette; Balthasar Resinarius (1486-1544)

Gottes Sohn ist kommen                               Gesangbuch M. Weisse, 1531, arr. Hans Weber

Herzlich lieb hab’ ich dich, O Herr               16th c. chorale

Maria durch ein’ Dornwald ging                  16th c. Leise; Haxtausen hymn collection (1850)

Es ist ein Ros entsprungen                           15th/16th c. German; Melchior Vulpius (1570-1615)

Gelobt sei Gott im höchsten Thron             chorale; Melchior Vulpius

Wachet auf                                                      Nicolai, arr. M. Praetorius (1571-1621)

In dulci jubilo                                                  13th c.?, arr. M. Praetorius

Ecce Maria                                                       Michael Praetorius

Preis sei Gott                                                  Michael Praetorius

Ich will den Herrn loben                               Georg Philipp Telemann (1681-1767)

Verleih uns Frieden gnädiglich                    Hugo Distler (1908-1942)

Herr, schicke, was du willt                            Distler

Gott ist unsre Zuversicht                              Distler

 

Spanish

 

Nada te turbe                                                 Joan Szymko (b. 1957)

Esto les digo                                                   Kinley Lange

 

Estonian

 

Lauliku lapsepoli                                            Folk song, arr. Veljo Tormis

Mu süda, arka ules                                        Folk hymn, arr. Heinavanker

 

Asian

 

Kuan Shih Yin Chant                                      Chinese; Traditional Buddhist, arr. Ana Hernandez

Hotaru Koi                                                       Traditional Japanese

 

Scandinavian

Northern Lights                                              Frode Fjellheim (b. 1959)

Rounds and Short Songs

 

Musica est Dei donum optimi                    Orlando di Lasso (1552-1594)

Hotaru koi                                                      Traditional Japanese

Clear Horizon                                                 Jan Harmon

Now I Walk in Beauty                                    Gregg Smith; Text: Navajo Indian

Be Like a Bird                                                 Arthur Frackenpohl; Text: Victor Hugo

O How Lovely is the Evening                       English Traditional

Dona nobis pacem                                        Traditional

Round and Round                                         Anonymous (Libana)

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