Furman Singers Repertoire 1987-2010

                                    Furman Singers Tour Repertoire, 1987-2010

 

2010 Spring Tour

O clap your hands                                                                                    Orlando Gibbons

Beati quorum via                                                                                    Charles V. Stanford

Song for Athene                                                                                    John Tavener

O sacrum convivium                                                                                    Vytautas Miskinis

In the same breath  (2009 commission)                                                          Daniel Gawthrop

Lamentacions de Jeremiah                                                                        Z.Randall Stroope

O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf                                                            Johannes Brahms

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord                                                            William Mathias

Dona Nobis Pacem  (B-MINOR MASS)                                                J.S.Bach

To Music  (2008 commissioned for Furman Singers)                                    Mark Kilstofte

Oh how beautiful, this finely woven earth                                                Greg Jasperse

Music down in my soul                                                                        Moses Hogan

Bound for the Promised Land                                                                        arr. Mack Wilberg

It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing                                    Ellington-arr. Rutherford

Tuxedo Junction                                                                                    arr. Nowak

Georgia on my mind                                                                                    arr. G.Puerling

Swingin’ with the saints                                                                        Mark Hayes

Honeybees and Mosquitoes

A Choristers Covert Concert                                                                        George L. Mabry

 

2009 Spring Tour

Have ye not known / Ye shall have a song                                                Randall Thompson

Lux Aeterna                                                                                                Edwin Fissinger

Agnus Dei  (ADAGIO FOR STRINGS)                                                Samuel Barber

Let not your heart be troubled                                                                        Robert J. Powell

Kyrie   (REQUIEM)                                                                                     Maurice Durufle

Exultate Deo                                                                                                Francis Poulenc

To Music   (Commissioned by FS)                                                            Mark Kilstofte

Wondrous Love                                                                                    arr. Shaw-Parker

How can I keep from singing                                                                        arr. Ronald Staheli

Great Day                                                                                                arr. Brazeal Dennard

Go down in the valley and pray                                                            arr. Andre Thomas

I can tell the world                                                                                    arr. Moses Hogan

Battle Hymn of Republic                                                                        Roy Ringwald

Dieu, qu’il a fait bon regardez  (TROIS CHANSONS)                        Claude Debussy

A Red, Red Rose                                                                                    James Mulholland

Love Lost                                                                                                Paul Sjolund

Honeybees – Mosquitoes

Jabberwocky                                                                                                Sam Pottle

 

 

2008 Spring Tour

Alleluia                                                                                                Ralph Manuel

Kyrie (Missa Brevis in F   K. 192)                                                            W.A.Mozart

Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen (EIN DEUTSCHES REQUIEM)            Johannes Brahms

Oculus non vidit                                                                                    Rihards Dubra

O crux                                                                                                            Knut Nystedt

O magnum mysterium                                                                                    Mosten Lauridsen

Make a joyful noise unto the Lord                                                            Kirke Mechem

Gloria  (MISSA KENYA)                                                                        Paul Basler

Battle Hymn of Republic                                                                        Roy Ringwald

Cool of the day                                                                                    arr. John Ratledge

Sleep                                                                                                            Eric Whitacre

No One’s Perfect                                                                                    arr. Walter Rodby

Embraceable You                                                                                    Gershwin arr. K.Shaw

Honeybees – Mosquitoes

All the things you are                                                                                    J.Kern arr. Ward Swingle

 

2007 Spring Tour

Canticle of Invocation                                                                                    James Fritschel

Thou who art over us                                                                                    Eskil Hemberg

Lux Aurumque                                                                                    Eric Whitacre

Lucis creator optime                                                                                    Vytautas Miskinis

Lamentations of Jeremiah                                                                        Alberto Ginastera

*Stand you on the mountain  (commissioned by FS)                        Daniel Gawthrop

Hymn of Praise                                                                                    Rene Clausen

I believe this is Jesus                                                                                    arr. Undine Smith Moore

Glory, glory, glory to the newborn king                                                arr. Moses Hogan

If music be the food of love                                                                        Donald McCullough

Oh my luve’s like a red red rose                                                            Rene Clausen

Honeybees – Mosquitoes

Geographical Fugue                                                                                    Ernst Toch

Battle Hymn of Republic                                                                        Roy Ringwald

 

 

2006 Spring Tour

Sing and Ponder                                                                                    Larry L. Fleming

Plaudite                                                                                                Giovanni Gabrieli

O magnum mysterium                                                                                    G. Gabrieli

Schaffe in mir, Gott                                                                                    Johannes Brahms

Kyrie Eleison (Litanie, K. 125)                                                            W.A. Mozart

Magnificat                                                                                                Richard Nance

Mvt. 1 CHICHESTER PSALMS                                                            Leonard Bernstein

The Rune of Hospitality                                                                        Alf Houkom

The promised land                                                                                    arr. Ronald Staheli

Shenandoah                                                                                                arr. James Erb

True Light                                                                                                Keith Hampton

Music down in my soul                                                                        Moses Hogan

Battle Hymn of Republic                                                                        Roy Ringwald

William Tell Overture                                                                                    Rossini – arr. Julie Eschliman

Mood Indigo                                                                                                Duke Ellington – arr. Lojeski

Honeybees – Mosquitoes

A Sentimental Journey Thru the 40’s                                                            arr. Hawley Ades

 

2005 Spring Tour

Kyrieleis                                                                                                John Leavitt

Agnus Dei            (NIMROD)                                                                        Edward Elgar

In the splendor of the dawn                                                                        Graeme Morton

Christus Factus Est                                                                                    Anton Bruckner

Dona nobis pacem (B MINOR MASS)                                                J.S.Bach

All that hath life and breath                                                                        Rene Clausen

Grandeur                                                                                                Mark Kilstofte

There will be rest                                                                                    Frank Ticheli

Let me fly                                                                                                arr. Robert DeCormier

The Battle of Jerico                                                                                    arr. Moses Hogan

Battle Hymn of Republic                                                                        Roy Ringwald

Georgia on my mind                                                                        Carmichael – arr.Gene Puerling

Blue Skies                                                                                    Berlin – Roger Emerson

It was a lover and his lss                                                                        arr. John Rutter

Honeybees-Mosquitoes

Ease on down the road  (the WIZ)                                                            arr. Stan Beard

 

2004 Spring Tour

Cry out and shout                                                                                    Knut Nystedt

Sicut cervus desiderat                                                                                    Palestrina

Crucifixus                                                                                                Antonio Lotti

A Might Fortress Is Our God                                                                        Melchior Franck

Magnificat                                                                                                Arvo Pä rt

Ave Maria                                                                                                Franz Biebl

Finale from Resurrection Symphony                                                            Gustav Mahler

Duh tvoy blagiy                                                                                    Pavel Chesnokov

Svete tihiy                                                                                                 Victor Kalinnikov

Shestopsalmiye                                                                                    Sergei Rachmaninoff

I’m goin’ to sing when the spirit                                                            arr. Shaw-Parker

Wayfarin’ Stranger                                                                                    arr. K.Lee Scott

My shepherd will supply my need                                                            arr. Mack Wilberg

Deep River                                                                                                arr. Norman Luboff

Plenty Good Room                                                                                    arr. William Henry Smith

Battle Hymn of Republic                                                                        Roy Ringwald

New York, New York                                                                                    arr. Frank Metis

As time goes by                                                                                    arr. Russ Robinson

A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square                                                arr. Gene Puerling

Honeybees – Mosquitoes

A Choristers Covert Concert                                                                        George Mabry

 

2003 Spring Tour

Ye Shall Have a Song (from The Peaceable Kingdom)                        Randall Thompson

From MASS in G MINOR

            Kyrie and Gloria                                                                        Ralph Vaughn Williams

Sing a Mighty Song                                                                                    Daniel Gawthrop

Peace I Leave with You                                                                        James Fritschel

Agnus Dei (Adagio for Strings)                                                            Samuel Barber

What Sweeter Music                                                                                    John Rutter

God is With Us (A Christmas Proclamation)                                                John Tavener

Abide with Me                                                                                    arr. Moses Hogan

God’s gonna set this world fire                                                            arr. Moses Hogan

I’m gonna sing til the spirit moves in my heart                                    arr. Moses Hogan

I can tell the world                                                                                    arr. Moses Hogan

I’m a Train                                                                                                arr. Peter Knight

Jaberwocky                                                                                                Sam Pottle

Honeybees: They Go Wild Over Me                                                           

Honeybees and Mosquitoes: One Life to Live                                   

Mosquitoes: Crazy ‘bout You, Baby                                                           

Duke Ellington’s Choral Caravan                                                            Edward “Duke” Ellington

Father, Give Thy Benediction                                                                        David Schwoebel

Brown Eyes                                                                                                arr. DuPre Rhame

 

2002 Spring Tour

O Clap You Hands                                                                                    Orlando Gibbons

O Lord, Give Thy Holy Spirit                                                                        Thomas Tallis

The Lord is My Shepherd                                                                        Javier Busto

Friede auf Erden Opus 7                                                                        Arnold Schonberg

O Clap Your Hands                                                                                    Ralph Vaughn Williams

Open Thou Mine Eyes                                                                        Daniel Gawthrop

i thank You God for most this amazing day                                                Eric Whitacre

Ubi Caritas et Amor                                                                                    Morton Lauridsen

Psalm 36                                                                                                Richard Nance

I Know the Lord’s Laid His Hands On Me                                                arr. Moses Hogan

He’ll Make a Way                                                                                    Byron J. Smith

How Can I Keep From Singing                                                            arr. Ronald Staheli

You Are the New Day                                                                                    John David, arr. Peter Knight

From This Moment On                                                                        arr. Kirby Shaw

Honeybees and Mosquitoes: One Life to Live                                   

How High the Moon                                                                                    Morgan Lewis

Cindy                                                                                                            arr. Mack Wilberg

The Battle Hymn of the Republic                                                            arr. Roy Ringwald

Brown Eyes                                                                                                arr. DuPre Rhame

Father, Give Thy Benediction                                                                        David Schwoebel

 

 

 

2001 Spring Tour

Psalm 138                                                                                                Knut Nystedt

O magnum mysterium                                                                                    Fracis Poulenc

Ubi caritas                                                                                                Maurice Durufle

From VESPERAE SOLENNES DE CONFESSORE K.339

            Laudate Dominum                                                                        Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Laudate Pueri                                                                                                Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Schaffe in mir, Gott Opus 29 No. 2                                                            Johannes Brahms

God is Gone Up                                                                                    Gerald Finzi

The Lord Is the Everlasting God                                                            Kenneth Jennings

Song for Athene                                                                                    John Tavener

Hold On!                                                                                                arr. Eugene Simpson

All My Trials                                                                                                arr. Norman Luboff

Cool of the Day                                                                                    arr. John Ratledge

Battle Hymn of the Republic                                                                        arr. Roy Ringwald

A Red, Red Rose                                                                                    arr. James Mullholand

Shenandoah                                                                                                arr. James Erb

Georgia On My Mind                                                                                    arr. Gene Puerling

I know an old lady who swallowed a fly                                                arr. Patricia Senko

Rock-A-Bye Baby                                                                                    arr. Michele Weir

Honeybees: You Are My Lucky Star

Mosquitoes: Big Bad Bill

Swingin’ with the Saints                                                                        arr. Marks Hayes

Brown Eyes                                                                                                arr. DuPre Rahme

 

2000 Spring Tour

Canticle of Invocation                                                                                    James Fritschel

Sing and Ponder                                                                                    Larry Fleming

O Nata Lux                                                                                                Morten Lauridsen

Requiem                                                                                                Sir Herbert Howells

            I. Salvator mundi

            II. Psalm 23

            III. Requiem aeternam

            IV. Psalm 121

            V. Requiem aeternam

            VI. I heard a voice from heaven

Jesu, meine Freide BWV 227                                                                        Johann Sebastian Bach

O Vos Omnes                                                                                                Pablo Casals

The Heavens Are Telling                                                                        Franz Josef Haydn

Come, Thou Fount of Every Blessing                                                            Mack Wilberg

Wondrous Love                                                                                    arr. A. Parker & R. Shaw

I Want to Thank You, Lord                                                                        Moses Hogan

Old Time Religion                                                                                    arr. Moses Hogan

Battle Hymn of the Republic                                                                        arr. Roy Ringwald

A Chorister’s Covert Concert                                                                        George L. Mabry

Honeybees

Mosquitoes

Lazy River             arr. Kirby Shaw

Sweet Georgia Brown            arr. Kirby Shaw

Fascinating Rhythm/I Got Rhythm            arr. Mac Huff

Brown Eyes            arr. DuPre Rhame

 

1999 Spring Tour

Alleluia            Randall Thompson

O Magnum Mysterium            Thomas Luis de Victoria

O Magnum Mysterium            Morten Lauridsen

Magnificat            Arvo Part

Duh tvoy blagiy            Pavel Chesnokov

Shestopsalmiye            Sergei Rachmaninoff

Loving Shepherd Of Thy Sheep            John Rutter

A Thanksgiving To God For His House            Dominick Argento

My God Is So High            arr. Moses Hogan

Elijah Rock            arr. Moses Hogan

Have Ye Not Known/ Ye Shall Have a Song            Randall Thompson

Battle Hymn of the Republic            arr. Roy Ringwald

Clap Yo’ Hands            arr. Pete King

Jabberwocky            Sam Pottle

Chamber Choir: Something Lovely, Prayer, Allergic, Beautiful            

from Much Ado About Nothing            Norman Luboff

Honeybees: Ma, he’s makin’ eyes at me

            Today

Mosquitoes: Turn Your Radio On

            When Sweet Suzie Goes Steppin’ By

Alright, OK, You Win            arr. Steve Zegree

America (My Country Tis Of Thee)            arr. Robert Edgerton

Brown Eyes            arr. DuPre Rhame

 

1998 Spring Tour

Alleluia            Ralph Manuel

Jesus, I Adore Thee            Stephen Caracciolo

Missa Brevis            Leonard Berstein

Chichester Psalms            Leonard Berstein

All That Hath Life and Breath, Praise The Lord            Rene Clausen

Give Me Jesus            L. L. Fleming

My God Is a Rock            arr. A. Parker & R. Shaw

Ain’t Got Time To Die            arr. Hal Johnson

Father, Give Thy Benediction            David Schwoebel

Battle Hymn of the Republic            arr. Roy Ringwald

Selections from CANDIDE            Leonard Bernstein

            Life Is Happiness Indeed                                                            arr. Robert Page

            The Best of All Possible Worlds

            Make Our Garden Grow

Honeybees: The Lullaby of Broadway

Mosquitoes: When I Wore My Daddy’s Brown Derby

I Can’t Give You Anything But Love                                                            arr. Riley & Althouse

Everybody Rejoice (The Wiz)                                                            arr. Hawley Ades

Brown Eyes                                                                                                arr. DuPre Rhame

 

1997 Spring Tour

O Lord, give thy holy spirit                                                                        Thomas Tallis

Beati quorum via                                                                                    Charles V. Stanford

Sing Me to Heaven                                                                                    Daniel E. Gawthrop

All You works of the Lord, Bless the Lord                                                Kenneth Jennings

Now let every tongue adore thee                                                            Johann Sebastian Bach

Wake, Awake, for Night is Flying                                                            arr. F. Melius Christiansen

Brazilian Psalm                                                                                    Jean Berger

Chief Seattle’s Psalm                                                                                    Daniel Moe

Betelehemu (Nigerian Christmas Song)                                                arr. Barrington Brooks

Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit                                                                        arr. Moses Hogan

Fare Ye Well                                                                                                arr. Brazeal W. Dennard

God Bless America                                                                                    arr. Glenn Osser

Battle Hymn of the Republic                                                                        arr. Roy Ringwald

We’re the choir                                                                                    Kjell Lonna

Geographical Fugue (from GESPROCHENE MUSIK)                        Ernst Toch

Tuxedo Junction                                                                                    arr. Jerry Nowak

Dixieland Jamboree                                                                                    arr. Kirby Shaw

            Basin Street Blues

            Bill Bailey

            After You’ve Gone

            When the Saints Go Marching In

Honeybees

Mosquitoes

The Circle of Life (from THE LION KING)                                                arr. Crafton Beck

Brown Eyes                                                                                                arr. DuPre Rhame

 

1996 Spring Tour

Praise Ye The Lord                                                                                    Hugo Distler

I’m Gonna Sing ‘Til The Spirit Moves In My Heart                                    Moses Hogan

Hymn of Praise                                                                                    Rene Clausen

Let Not Your Heart Be Troubled                                                            Robert J. Powell

Sing And Ponder                                                                                    Larry L. Fleming

Lux Aeterna                                                                                                Edwin Fissinger

Song Of Exaltation                                                                                    John Ness Beck

Old Time Religion                                                                                    Moses Hogan

Seek Not Afar For Beauty                                                                        Leland Sateran

O Heiland reiss die Himmel and Opus 74, Nr. 2                                    Johannes Brahms

Dona nobis pacem (from B Minor Mass)                                                Johann Sebastian Bach

The Battle Hymn of the Republic                                                            arr. Roy Ringwald

Cindy                                                                                                            arr. Mack Wilberg

That Lonesome Road                                                                                    arr. Simon Carrington

The Honeybees: All American Girl

The Mosquitoes: Crazy ‘bout You, Baby

Hoagy Carmichael: A Choral Portrait                                                            arr. Robert Sterling

The Farewell Overture                                                                        Jean Belmont

Brown Eyes                                                                                                arr. DuPre Rahme

Barbershop Bonus – The Honeybees

Barbershop Bonus – The Mosquitoes

 

1995 Spring Tour

Canticle of Invocation                                                                                    James Fritschel

            Jill Fredo, Amy Joye – sopranos

Ave Maria                                                                                                Franz Biebl

            Taylor Hightower, Bradley Fugate – baritones;   Ian Mackay – tenor

O Magnum Mysterium                                                                        Tomas Luis de Victoria

Locus iste                                                                                                Anton Bruckner

Spaseniye                                                                                                Pavel Chesnokov

The Lamentations of Jeremiah                                                            Alberto Ginastera

Gloria (from The Masque of Angels)                                                            Dominick Argento

                        Brad Fugate, student conductor

Sing a Mighty Song                                                                                    Daniel Gawthrop

Set Me As A Seal (from A New Creation)                                                 Rene Clausen

“Have Ye Not Known?” & “Ye Shall Have a Song” from the Peaceable Kingdom - Randall Thompson

Battle Hymn Of The Republic                                                            arr. Roy Ringwald

            Paul Smith, baritone   Mary-Mitchell Campbell, piano            Dustin Turner, organ

From This Moment On                                                                        arr. Kirby Shaw

Shenandoah                                                                                                arr. James Erb

Honeybees: Kerrin Dunbar, Amy Dowis, Merry Evans, Lisa Jeffcoat

Mosquitoes: West Breedlove, Brad Fugate, Scott Jarrett, Bing Vick

Rock-A-Bye Baby            (women of Furman Singers)                                    arr.Michele Weir

I’m a Train                        (men of Furman Singers)                                    arr. Peter Knight

In the Swing                                                                                                arr. Alan Billingsley

            Tuxedo Junction & All of Me & Jersey Bounce & Opus One & In the Mood

America The Beautiful                                                                        arr. Bingham Vick, Jr.

Brown Eyes                                                                                                arr. DuPre Rhame

 

1994 Spring Tour

Plaudite                                                                                                Giovanni Gabrieli

Kyrielies                                                                                                John Leavitt

If Ye Love Me, Keep My Commandments                                                Thomas Tallis

O Sacrum Convivium                                                                                    William Byrd

Ubi Caritas                                                                                                Maurice Durufle

Loving Shepherd                                                                                    John Rutter

                        Jenni Frost, soprano                        Tom Barnes, student conductor

Prayer of St. Francis                                                                                    Barries Cabena

            Brad Fugate, baritone                        Laurie Haynes, soprano            Sam Spears, student conductor

Lord, Thou Has Been (Psalm 90)                                                            R. Vaughan Williams

                        Dana Combs, oboe                        Dustin Turner, organ

Wondrous Love                                                                                    arr. Shaw-Parker

Saints Bound For Heaven                                                                        arr. Shaw-Parker

Give Me Jesus                                                                                                arr. L. L. Fleming

Ain’t Got Time To Die                                                                        arr. Hall Johnson

                        Rob McCartney, tenor

Island in Space                                                                                    Kirke Mechem

The Battle Hymn Of The Republic                                                            arr. Roy Ringwald

            Taylor Hightower, baritone            Mary-Mitchell Campbell, piano            Dustin Turner, organ

A Chorister’s Covert Concert                                                            George Mabry

No One’s Perfect                                                                                    arr. Walter Rodby

                        Stephanie Johnson, soprano

You Are The New Day                                                                        John David, arr. Peter Knight

Jabberwocky                                                                                                Sam Pottle

                        Dusty Turner, Mirth Campbell – keyboards

Swingin’ With The Saints                                                                        arr. Mark Hayes

Brown Eyes                                                                                                arr. DuPre Rhame

 

1993 Spring Tour

Alleluia                                                                                                Ralph Manuel

Agnus Dei                                                                                                Adrian Batten (ed. Proulx)

Agnus Dei (Adaio for Strings)                                                            Samuel Barber

Agnus Dei            from REQUIEM                                                            John Rutter

                        Jenny Frost, flute soloist                        Jenny King, organist

Magnificat                                                                                                Halsey Stevens

                        Ben Sykes, trumpet soloist            Jenny King, organist            Jennifer Austin, student conductor

Halleluia (from Christ on the Mt. of Olives)                                                Ludwig von Beethoven

                        Bradley Thompson, student conductor

Who’ll be a Witness                                                                                    arr. Wendell Whalum

                        Brian Green, tenor soloist

There is a Balm in Gilead                                                                        arr. William Dawson

                        Victoria Deichert, soprano soloist

The Battle Hymn of the Republic                                                            arr. Roy Ringwald

                        Gary Poster, bass soloist

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Where the Sun Will Never Go Down                                                            arr. Joseph Jennings

            Sam Spears, tenor            Victoria Deichert, soprano            Taylor Hightower, bass

                        Bradley Thompson, baritone                        Rob McCartney, tenor

Saints Fugue                                                                                                arr. Ward Swingle

Danny Boy                                                                                                arr. Joseph Flummerfelt

Make Our Garden Grow  (from Candide)                                                Leonard Bernstein/R. Page

The Honeybees – Victoria Deichert, Shannon Sparks, Mary Evans, Lisa Jeffcoat

The Mosquitoes – West Breedlove, Brad Fugate, Gary Poster, Bing Vick

Clap Yo’ Hands                                                                                    arr. Pete King

Brown Eyes                                                                                                arr. DuPre Rhame

 

Furman Singers Band: Ben Sykes & Jennifer Austin-trumpets; Graig Perritt & Brad Fugate, trombones;

                                    Rhett Price, drums; David Kelley, bass; Jenny King, piano

 

1987 Spring Tour

In resurrectione tua, Christe                                                                        Jakob Handl

Coelos ascendit hodie                                                                                    Charles Villiers Stanford

THE HOUR HAS COME: A Choral Symphony                                    Srul Irving Glick

            I. The Tome

            II. The Dance

            III. Wind Song

            IV. Infinite Delight

            V. The Sea

            VI. The Hour Has Come

                                    Charles Thompkins, organist

 

A new heart will I give you                                                                        John Ness Beck

                        John Warren, student conductor

Exultate Deo                                                                                                Francis Poulenc

                        Elizabeth Belcher, student conductor

Alleluia                                                                                                Randall Thompson

Battle Hymn of the Republic                                                                        arr. Roy Ringwald

                        Scott Ferrell, baritone

                                    Donna Bunn, pianist

 

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