Past Glee Club Repertoire

The Glee Club has a long and proud tradition of performing a wide-ranging repertoire that engages the intellectual and artistic imagination of its members and its audiences. As with the Choir, the focus here is intentionally on music from the Western classical tradition, as this art form is not as well represented in most high school programs. As Pomona’s premiere choral ensemble, members of the Glee Club work to achieve the highest level of artistry with music that demands each member’s full engagement.

This page documents the repertoire sung by the Pomona College Glee Club beginning with the 1999 season, the first year of Donna Di Grazia’s leadership of the ensemble. During that time, the ensemble has had the distinct pleasure of performing with outstanding instrumentalists, including faculty members Genevieve Feiwen Lee (piano), Karl and Margaret Kohn (piano), Phillip Young (piano/chamber organ), Cynthia Fogg (viola), and Tom Flaherty (composer/cello).

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2017 Repertoire
• Brahms – O Heiland reiss die Himmel auf, op. 74, no. 2
• Tchaikovsky – Solovushko
• Taneyev – Vecher
• Dargomyzhsky – Burya mgloyu nebo kroyet vikhri snezhnyye krutya
• Brahms – Abendständchen, op. 42/1
• Brahms – Vineta, op. 42/2
• Hindemith – La Biche
• Hindemith – Un Cygne
• Hindemith – Puisque tout passe
• Hindemith – Printemps
• Hindemith – En Hiver
• Hindemith – Verger
• Franklin – The Uncertainty of the Poet
• Clements – Flower of Beauty
• Brinsmead – Come Sleep
• Stanford – Quick we have but a second
• Rutter – Willow Song
• Rutter – Dashing away with a smoothing iron

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2016 Repertoire
• Palestrina – Ascendit Deus
• Byrd – Ave verum corpus
• Monteverdi – Lauda Jerusalem Dominum (from the 1610 Vespers)
• Viadana – Exultate justi in Domino
• Pärt – Magnificat
• Wert – Vezzosi augelli
• Gesualdo – O vos omnes
• Tomkins – When David heard
• Monteverdi – Cantate Domino
• Quintana – Ave maris stella
• Pearsall – Lay a garland
• Rheinberger – Angelus Domini
• Duruflé – Tu es Petrus
• Mealor – Ubi caritas
• Elder – The Heart’s Reflection
• arr. Daniel Brinsmead – Amazing Grace
• arr. Stacey Gibbs – Way over in Beulah Land

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2015 Repertoire
• Händl – Omnes de Saba venient
• Stanford – Beati quorum via, op. 38, no. 2
• Palestrina – Dum complerentur
• Monteverdi – Sfogava con le stelle
• Mäntyjärvi – Come away, Death
• Jackson – Song (“I gaze upon you”)
• Briggs – Ubi caritas et amor
• Whitacre – Sainte-Chapelle
• Palestrina – Loquebantur variis linguis Apostoli
• Lauridsen – O nata lux
• Byrd – Sing joyfully unto God
• Harris – Faire is the heaven
• Parsons – Ave Maria
• arr. Kirchner – Hallelujah

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2014 Repertoire
• Viadana – Exultate justi in Domino
• Victoria – Veni sponsa Christi
• Victoria – O magnum mysterium
• Dering – Factum est silentium
• Pärt – Богородице Дево [Bogoroditse Devo]
• Desenclos – Salve Regina
• Gjeilo – Prelude (“Exultate, jubilate”)
• Felix Mendelssohn – Richte mich, Gott, op. 78, no. 2
• Tavener – The Lamb
• Rachmaninoff – Богородице Дево [Bogoroditse Devo]
• J. S. Bach – Christ lag in Todesbanden, BVW 4
• Johnson – Ain’t got time to die

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2013 Repertoire
• Bennet – All creatures now are merry-minded
• Tallis – Salvator mundi
• Pärt – Magnificat
• Telemann – Ein feste Burg
• Homilius – Herr, wenn Trübsal da ist
• Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel – Dämmernd liegt der Sommerabend
• Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel – Unter des Laubdachs Hut
• Verdi – Ave Maria
• Brahms – Geistliches Lied
• Brahms – O schöne nacht, op. 92, no. 1
• Brahms – Spätherbst, op. 92, no. 2
• Brahms – Abendlied, op. 92, no. 3
• Brahms – Warum?, op. 92, no. 4
• Lauridsen – Sure on this Shining Night

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2012 Repertoire
• Marenzio – Già torna a rallegrar l’aria e la terra
• Rheinberger – Abendfriede, op. 52, no. 5
• Szamotuł – Alleluja, Chwalcie Pana Boga
• Bairstow – I sat down under his shadow
• Palestrina – Tu es Petrus
• Brahms – Warum ist das Licht gegeben, op. 74, no. 1
• Finzi – My spirit sang all day
• Saint-Saëns – Des pas dans l’allée, op. 141, no. 1
• Debussy – Dieu! qu’il la fait bon regarder
• Sweelinck – Chantez à Dieu
• Monteverdi – Cantate Domino
• Poulenc – Salve Regina
• Palestrina – Quam pulchra es
• Gjeilo – Ubi caritas
• Rheinberger – Abendlied, op. 69, no. 3
• Łukaszewski – Crucem tuam adoramus, Domine
• Vaughan Williams – Valiant-for-truth
• Thompson – Alleluia
• trad. spiritual (arr. Hogan) – Deep River
• early American hymn tune (arr. Parker) – Hark, I hear the harps eternal
• trad. spiritual (arr. Hogan) Joshua fit the Battle of Jericho

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2011 Repertoire
• Duruflé – Tu es Petrus
• Lassus – Timor et tremor
• Palestrina – Kyrie from Missa Papae Marcelli
• Briggs – Ubi caritas et amor
• Martinů – Aj, stupaj from České Madrigaly
• Felix Mendelssohn – Beati mortui
• Hassler – Dixit Maria ad angelum
• Morley – Now is the month of maying
• Byrd – Ave verum corpus
• Duruflé – Tota pulchra es, Maria
• Howells – In youth is pleasure
• Duruflé – Ubi caritas et amor
• Tomkins – When David heard that Absalom was slain
• Grainger, arr. – O mistress mine
• Vaughan Williams – Valiant-for-truth
• Palestrina – Exultate Deo   

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2010 Repertoire
• Marenzio – Già torna a rallegrar l’aria e la terra
• Gesualdo – Dolcissima mia vita
• Wert – Giunto alla tomba
• HawleyVita de la mia vita
• MonteverdiEcco mormorar l’onde
• GastoldiAmor vittorioso
• CertonLa, la, la, je ne l’ose dire
• RavelTrois beaux oiseaux du Paradis
• DebussyYver, vous n’etes qu’un villain
• FinziI praise the tender flower
• MorleyMy bonny lass she smileth
• TomkinsIt is my well-beloved’s voice
• BrittenThe evening primrose
• ElgarThey are at rest
• ElgarAs torrents in summer
• ElgarMy love dwelt in a Northern land
• ParryMy soul, there is a country
• American folksong (arr. Erb)Shenandoah
• trad. spiritual (arr. Hogan)The Battle of Jericho

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2009 Repertoire
• J. S. BachJesu, meine Freude, BWV 227
• ByrdHaec dies quam fecit Dominus
• MessiaenO sacrum convivium
• SchützSelig sind die Toten
• MorleyIt was a lover and his lass
• HindemithSix Chansons
• WhitacreSleep
• ByrdNon vos relinquam orphanos

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2008 Repertoire
• TelemannDer Gott unsers Herrn Jesu Christi
• BrucknerChristus factus est
• BrahmsGeistliches Lied
• VictoriaO quam gloriosum
• VictoriaKyrie from Missa O quam gloriosum
• PalestrinaGloria from Missa Papae Marcelli
• Rachmaninoff- Богородице Дево [Bogoroditse Devo]
• FauréCantique de Jean Racine
• LauridsenAmor, lo sento l’alma
• LassusBonjour mon coeur
• EncinaOy comamos y bebamos
• RossiBar’chu
• PalestrinaSanctus & Benedictus from Missa brevis
• ByrdAgnus Dei from Mass for Four Voices
• PurcellI was glad

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2007 Repertoire
• BennetAll Creatures now are merry-minded
• WeelkesWhen David heard that Absalom was slain
• PhilipsO beatum et sacrosanctum Diem
• PassereauIl est bel et bon
• VilletteHymne à la Vierge
• WeelkesAs Vesta was from Latmos hill descending
• RheinbergerAbendfriede, op. 52, no. 5
• HomiliusHerr, wenn Trübsal da ist
• HomiliusWas hast du, Mensch
• BairstowI sat down under his shadow
• trad. Irish air (arr. Stanford)Quick, we have but a second
• trad. English folksong (arr. Rutter)Dashing away with the smoothing iron
• BrahmsZigeunerlieder

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2006 Repertoire
• WhitacreLeonardo Dreams of his Flying Machine
• WishartAlleluya! A New Work is Come on Hand
• WaltonSet me as a Seal upon Thine Heart
• StanfordWhen Mary Thro’ the Garden Went
• ByrdSing Joyfully unto God our Strength
• RutterOpen Thou mine Eyes
• WertVezzosi augelli
• BrahmsDem dunkeln Schoss der Heil’gen Erde
• SweelinckChantez à Dieu
• DvořákNepovím, op. 29, no. 3
• HaydnDie Harmonie in der Ehe
• FranklinThe Uncertainty of the Poet
• early American hymn tune (arr. Parker)Hark! I Hear the Harps Eternal
• BillingsWhen Jesus Wept
• W. WalkerHallelujah!
• CoplandLas Agachadas
• trad. spiritual (arr. Farrow)Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
• trad. spiritual (arr. Hogan)I Got a Home in-a dat Rock

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2005 Repertoire
• HandelLet God arise
• DebussyDieu! Qu’il la fait bon regarder
• DebussyQuant j’ai ouy le tabourin
• RavelTrois beaux oiseaux du Paradis
• ParsonsAve Maria
• Saint-SaënsDes pas dans l’allée
• Saint-SaënsLes fleurs et les arbres
• SermisyTant que vivray
• PurcellLord, How Long wilt Thou be angry?
• AmnerCome Let’s Rejoice
• TallisIf Ye Love Me
• GibbonsHosanna to the Son of David
• PoulencSalve Regina
• MorleySing Wee and Chaunt It

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2004 Repertoire
• SpencerAt the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners
• FineHave You Seen the White Lily Grow
• FinziMy spirit sang all day
• FlahertyShakespeare Sonnets (world premiere)
• CoplandThou, O Jehovah, Abideth Forever
• CoplandHelp Us, O Lord
• CoplandSing Ye Praises to our King
• BrittenHymn to St. Cecilia, op. 27
• BernsteinFrench Dances from The Lark
• American folksong (arr. Erb)Shenandoah
• Scottish air (arr. Vaughn Williams)Loch Lomond
• early American hymn tune (arr. Parker)Hark! I Hear the Harps Eternal
• PalestrinaQuam pulchra es
• ClausenSet me as a Seal

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2003 Repertoire
• J. S. BachSinget dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225
• BrahmsDas Mädchen, op. 93a, no. 2
• BrahmsO schöne nacht, op. 92, no. 1
• BrahmsWaldesnacht, op. 62, no. 3
• BrahmsWarum?, op. 92, no. 4
• ByrdLaudibus in sanctis
• des PrezAve Maria . . . virgo serena
• WeelkesHosanna to the Son of David
• BrahmsWarum ist das Licht gegeben, op. 74, no. 1
• ElgarThey are at Rest
• PurcellThou Knowest, Lord, the Secrets of our Hearts

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2002 Repertoire
• PalestrinaMissa Papae Marcelli
• WaltonA Litany
• PoulencExultate Deo
• PoulencAve verum corpus
• DeringFactum est silentium
• MonteverdiLauda Jerusalem, Dominum (from 1610 Vespers)
• DunstableQuam pulchra es
• LassoTimor et tremor

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2001 Repertoire
• FlahertyA Timbered Choir (world premiere)
• HindemithLa Biche
• HindemithUn Cigne
• HindemithPuisque tout passe
• BrahmsLiebeslieder Walzer, op. 52
• LassoBon jour mon coeur
• PrezEl Grillo
• MonteverdiSi ch’io vorrei morire
• WertVezzosi augelli
• ArcadeltIl bianco e dolce cigno

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2000 Repertoire
• FinziMy spirit sang all day
• PearsallLay a Garland
• ByrdGaudeamus omnes in Domino
• WeelkesWhen David heard that Absalom was slain
• TallisIf Ye Love Me
• TomkinsWhen David heard that Absalom was slain
• FordSince first I saw your face
• MorleyFyer! Fyer!
• BairstowI sat down under his shadow
• anonymous (16th-c England)Rejoice in the Lord alway
• ByrdAve verum corpus
• GibbonsThis is the Record of John
• HandelDixit Dominus, HWV 232

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1999 Repertoire
• J. S. BachJesu meine Freude, BWV 227
• BrahmsO Heiland reiß die Himmel auf
• BrahmsDem dunkeln Schoss der Heil’gen Erde
• MessiaenO sacrum convivium
• PoulencSalve Regina
• VilletteHymne à la Vierge
• SchützSo fahr ich hin zu Jesu Christ, SWV 372
• SchützMeine Seele erhebt den Herren, SWV 426
• VictoriaVeni sponsa Christi
• VictoriaO vos omnes
• PalestrinaQuam pulchra es

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