Chorale Chamber Ensemble

In 1997 Bingham Vick,Jr., founded the Greenville Chorale Chamber Ensemble.   He conducts this professional, 20-voice ensemble selected from the membership of the 160-voice Greenville Chorale.   The mission of the Chamber Ensemble is to perform the great choral chamber repertoire, and to provide musical leadership in the Greenville Chorale.  Many of the upstate's (South Carolina) finest voices comprise this, the area's only professional chamber choir, outstanding ensemble.

The Repertoire of the Chamber Ensemble is listed below:

Greenville Chorale Chamber Ensemble  -  founded in 1997


1998 CONCERT - Gunter Theater, PCPA

Serenade to Music..........................................Ralph Vaughan Williams 

Liebeslieder Walzer  Opus 52........................................Johannes Brahms

Two Robert Burns Ballads...................................music by James Mulholland  

Green Grow the Rashes, O A Red, Red, Rose

The Blue Bird  (British Partsong)..................................Charles V. Stanford

Beautiful Dreamer  (American Folksong).........................Stephen Foster

Danny Boy  (Irish Lovesong)...................................arr. Joseph Flummerfelt

Love Lost (Four Satirical Poems on Love)................................Paul Sjolund    

It was a lover and his lass (Shakespeare;  ..................................arr. John Rutter

Soon It’s Gonna Rain (from  THE FANTASTICS, 1960)................arr. Mac Huff

My Funny Valentine (from BABES IN ARMS, 1937)...........arr. Roger Emerson

The Way You Look Tonight (1936).....................................arr. Kirby Shaw

All the Things You Are (from VERY WARM FOR MAY, 1939).....arr. Kirby Shaw

You Are the New Day (CHANTICLEER, 1992).......................arr. Peter Knight


1999 CONCERT -  Daniel Chapel, Furman University

O Lord, give Thy Holy Spirit..................................................Thomas Tallis

O clap your hands.............................................................Orlando Gibbons

O magnum mysterium......................................................Giovanni Gabrieli

Jesu, meine Freude   BWV227..............................Johann Sebastian Bach

Hymn to St.Cecilia  Opus 27.........................................Benjamin Britten

Trois Chansons.................................................................Claude Debussy

More Burns Ballads..........................................James Quitman Mulholland

The Winter is Past

Behold, My Love, How Green the Groves


2000 CONCERT -  Daniel Chapel, Furman University

Te Deum  (for the Empress Marie Therese). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Franz Josef Haydn

Rhapsodie, Opus 53. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johannes Brahms

Hear My Prayer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Felix Mendelssohn

Rejoice in the Lamb   Opus 30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Benjamin Britten

The Promise of Living . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Aaron Copland

Deep River   (Spiritual) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . arranged by Norman Luboff

Great Day   (Spiritual) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .arranged by Brazeal W. Dennard

Three Rossetti Lyrics. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  music by Daniel Gawthrop  (1999)

Oh My Luve’s Like a Red, Red Rose. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Music by Crawford Gates   (1956)

Taking A Chance on Love. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Words by John La Touche and Ted Fetter


2001 CONCERT -  Daniel Chapel, Furman University

Coffee Cantata   BWV 211.......................Johann Sebastian Bach

Elegischer Gesang Opus 118......................Ludwig van Beethoven

Six Chansons.....................................................Paul Hindemith

Birthday Madrigals................................................John Rutter

Go For Broke....................................................Peter Schickele



2002 CONCERT  - Daniel Chapel, Furman University    -  USC-Aiken

Naenie  (Lament for the Dead). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Johannes Brahms

In the Beginning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Aaron Copland

The Blue Estuaries  (1998) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  David Ashley White

Hoagy Carmichael - A Choral Portrait  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .arranged by Robert Sterling

All The Things You Are. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J Kern (1939)    arR: Ward Swingle

A Consort of Choral Christmas Carols (S.359). . . . . . . . .  P.D.Q. Bach  

A Gaelic Blessing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daniel E. Gawthrop

Encore:  I have had singing


2003 CONCERT  - Daniel Chapel,  Furman University

Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden  . . . . . . . . .. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Johann Sebastian Bach

Serenade to Music . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Ralph Vaughan Williams

Beauty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. . . . . .Mark Kilstofte

Being . . ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  Mark Kilstofte

Reincarnations  Opus 10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Samuel Barber

Lullabies and Nightsongs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Alec Wilder arr. Donald P. Lang

In the Swing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . .Arranged by Alan Billingsley

On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever). . . . . . . . . words by Alan Jay Lerner, music by Burton Lane

Can’t Help Lovin’ Dat Man. . . . . . . . . . . . . words by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Jerome Kern

You Made Me Love You. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . words by Joe McCarthy, music by James V. Monaco

I have had singing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . .. . . .arr. Knight


2004  CONCERT   - Daniel Chapel, Furman University

Five Songs  Opus 104 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johannes Brahms

Part Songs in English   (Admonition, the Old Man, etc) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Franz Josef Haydn

Swingle Arrangements of   Mozart and Bach. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . .arr. Ward Swingle

Music History 101 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . arr. Ward Swingle

Tuxedo Junction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (Grace Cantrell)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . arr. Jerry Nowak

For all we know . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .arr. Brent Pierce

Taking a chance on love  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . arr. Kirby Shaw

THE SEASONINGS  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .P.D.Q.BACH /Schickele

I have had singing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  arr. Knight


2005 CONCERT    -  Daniel Chapel, Furman University 

I was glad when they said unto me. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Sir Charles H.H. Parry

Prayer to Jesus. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . .George Oldroyd

Magnificat  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . ..Bryan Kelly

REQUIEM  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Herbert Howells

Old American Songs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . ..Aaron Copland

   Simple Gifts - The Dodger - Long Time Ago - Zion’s Walls - Ching-a-ring Chaw

Riddle  Me This    (snow, egg, cow)  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . William Bergsma

Much Ado About Nothings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  .Norman Luboff

   Something lovely - prayer - allergic - epitaph - love thy neighbor - early to bed - beautiful

I have had singing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .arr. Knight




2006 CONCERT    -  Daniel Chapel, Furman University 

“A Winter Celebration”

Missa Brevis in F, K.192. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Wolfgang A. Mozart

Liebeslieder Walzer, Opus 52 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Johannes Brahms

Liebeslieder Polkas, S. 2/4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . P.D.Q.Bach/ ed. Schickele

I have had singing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .arr. Knight


2007 CONCERT - Daniel Chapel, Furman University

Mass in G minor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Franz Schubert

Two Coronation Anthems . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . .. George Frideric Handel

#1 Zadok the Priest   (I Kings 1:38-40)

#4 Let thy Hand Be Strengthened  (Psalm 89)

Anthem for St. George's Chapel, Windsor

Jubilate Deo  (Psalm 100). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Benjamin Britten

Anthem for the Marriage of HRH The Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer

Let the people praise thee, O God  (Psalm 67) . . . . . . . . . . .William Mathias

Anthem for new Headquarters of The Royal School of Church Music

Behold, The Tabernacle of God   (Sarum Antipon) . . . .. . . . William H. Harris

Lost Love  (Four Satirical Poems on Love) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Sjolund

1. One perfect rose 2. When you're away

3. Careless Talk 4. Your little hands

As time goes by. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .. arr. Russ Robinson

To sing in winter. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Robert Bowker

I have had singing  . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .arr. Knight



2008 CONCERT - reprise of  November Chorale concert:

Haydn LORD NELSON MASS

PDQ Bach - madrigals and OEDIPUS TEX

for Greenwood Music Festival,   Greenwood, SC      January 20, 2008


2009 CONCERT - 12th Annual Concert - Daniel Chapel, Furman University

Faure - “Messe Basse”

John Tavener -   Svyati  (“O Holy One”)    in Russian 14’

with Christopher Hutton, cello

Debussy - Trois Chansons    (1999) 10’

William Schumann = Carols of Death 11’

Kirke Mechem   BIRTHDAYS round numbers  Op. 72 10’

Bowker - the legacy of song

Stametz - I have had singing


2010   13th Annual Winter Concert,  Daniel Chapel, Furman University

Mass in G major, BWV  236   “Lutheran Mass #4”. . . . . . . .J.S.Bach 33’

          2 oboes, strings, continuo      SATB soli   and chorus

Benjamin Britten................................ Rejoice in the Lamb   (2000) 16’

Jean Berger .......................................  five quotations 9’

“love your neighbor...”   Benjamin Franklin

“I can easier teach....”     William Shakespeare

“Five miles to fish..”     Mark Twain

“Consider the postage stamp..”     William Billings

Music ..........Addison and Johnson

all the things  you are.....hammerstein/Kern - arr. Kirby Shaw (1998 - first concert)

my funny valentine.....Richard Rogers - arr. Roger Emerson (1998)

embraceable you ..........George/Ira Gershwin - arr. Kirby Shaw 10’

Steven Stamitz.............................I have had singing


2011    14th Annual Winter Concert,         Daniel Chapel, Furman University

Requiem .......................................John Rutter          chamber orch and organ 40’

soprano

You are the music .........................Dan Forrest horn/piano 5’

soprano

Stars I shall find.............................David Dickau 4’

There is sweet music......................Robert A. Hobby 4’

How can I keep from singing........arr. Ronald Staheli 4’

soprano   (alto)

I have had singing......................... Steven Stamitz, arr. Knight 3’

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