“this was a Messiah with few if any soft spots, from crisp vocal work from the Singers, even in knotty sections ...”
Channing Gray
Providence Journal
15 December 2019
(Handel Messiah)



 





Fit for a Queen

Music from the 1953 coronation of Elizabeth II
in celebration of her jubilee year

The Providence Singers
Betsy Burleigh, Artistic Director

The Brown University Chorus
Bradley Naylor, Visiting Conductor

Patrick Aiken  Organist

7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 6, at Sayles Hall, Brown University
3:30 p.m. Sunday, April 7, at St. Mary’s Church, Bristol

Crown

Hubert Parry
(1848–1918)
I Was Glad When They Said Unto Me
Herbert Howells
(1892–1983)
Behold, O God
William H. Harris
(1883–1973)
Let My Prayer Come Up Into Thy Presence *
Georg Friderick Handel
(1685–1759)
Zadok the Priest

George Dyson
(1883–1964)

Confortare Be Strong *

John Redford
William Byrd

Rejoice in the Lord Alway
I will Not Leave You Comfortless
Homage anthems performed by the Brown University Chorus

Ralph Vaughan Williams
(1872–1958)
All People that on Earth Do Dwell (Old Hundredth)
Sanctus
O Taste and See *
Charles Villiers Stanford
(1852–1924)
Gloria in Excelsis
Orlando Gibbons
(1583–1625)
Threefold Amen
The Brown University Chorus
William Walton
(1902–1983)
Te Deum Laudamus *
The combined choirs
Traditional
Gordon Jacobs (arr.)
Finale: God Save the Queen

 

* Music composed for the coronation in 1953