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Barry Oliver 
Director of Music Ministry
boliver@idlewildchurch.org 
 726-4681 ext. 12

 

FALL REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

  • Regular Wednesday evening rehearsals have resumed and are from 7:00-9:00PM, with sectionals from 6:15-6:45 (sectional schedule below).  Fall Sunday call time is 10:15AM in the choir room (2nd floor of Sanctuary Bldg.), seated, with music.

    6:15 Sectional Rehearsals:

    • October 2 - ALTO

    • October 9 - BASS

    • October 23SOPRANO

    • October 30 - TENOR

    • November 13 - ALTO

    • November 20 - BASS

    • December 4 - SOPRANO

    • December 11 - TENOR

 

Important Dates

  • SATURDAY, December 7: Rehearsal with Collegium Musicum - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • SATURDAY, December 21: Rehearsal for Lessons and Carols - 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

  • TUESDAY, December 24: Christmas Eve service - 4:00 p.m Call; 5:00 p.m. Service.

  • WEDNESDAY, Feb. 26: Ash Wednesday service - 6:00 p.m Call; 6:30 p.m. service; rehearse til 8:30 p.m.

  • THURSDAY, April 9: Mandy Thursday service - 6:30 p.m Call; 7:00 p.m. service; rehearse til 9:00 p.m.

  • FRIDAY, April 10: Good Friday service - 6:30 p.m Call; 7:00 p.m. service; rehearse til 9:00 p.m.

  • SUNDAY, April 12: Easter service - 7:45 a.m Call; choir sings for both services in sanctuary.

  • NO REHEARSAL on Wednesdays: Nov. 27th, Dec. 25th, Jan 1st, and April 15th

 

October 20 ~ Ordinary Time 29 ~ end of Fall Break

  • My Song Shall Be Alway of the Loving-Kindness of the Lord - Gerald Near (b. 1942)
  • The Prayers I Make - Jane Marshall  (1924 – 2019)

 

October 27 ~ Ordinary Time 30 ~ Reformation Day ~ Donia’s children sing

  • Sing We Merrily unto God, Our Strength - Sidney Campbell
  • Jesu, the Very Thought of Thee - Edward C. Bairstow

 

November 3 ~ All Saints ~ Daylight Savings Time ends

  • Descant: For All the Saints, Bruce Neswick
  • And I Saw a New Heaven - Edgar Bainton  (1880 – 1956) [box 331]
  • A Repeating Alleluia - Calvin Hampton

 

November 10 ~ Ordinary Time 32

  • Teach Me, O Lord [Anthems for Choirs, p. 196] - Thomas Attwood (1765 – 1838)
  • Sing Joyfully (Oxford Book of Tudor Anthems, p. 287) - William Byrd

 

November 17 ~ Ordinary Time 33

  • Not Unto Us, O Lord [Anthems for Choirs, p. 107] - T. A. Walmisley (1814 – 1856)
  • O, Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem - Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
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November 24 ~ Christ the King

  • O Jesus, King Most Wonderful - David Hogan (1949-1996)
  • King of Glory, King of Peace  [box 601] - Harold Friedell (1905-1958)

 

December 1 ~ Advent One

  • Jacob’s Ladder [Advent for Choirs, p. 110] - Stephen Darlington (b. 1952)
  • This Is the Truth Sent from Above [Advent for Choirs, p. 194] - arr. R. Vaughan Williams (1872 – 1958)

 

December 8 ~ Advent Two ~ with Collegium Musicum

  • Jesaja dem Propheten das geschah - Michael Praetorius (1571 – 1621)
  • Quem pastores laudavere - Michael Praetorius (1571 – 1621)
  • Es ist ein Ros’ entrsprungen (English) - Michael Praetorius (1571 – 1621)

 

December 15 ~ Advent Three ~ Donia’s children sing

  • Rejoice in the Lord Alway [Advent for Choirs, p. 162] - Anonymous, ed. Peter LeHuray
  • The Cherry Tree Carol [Advent for Choirs, p. 174] - arr. Stephen Cleobury (b. 1948)

 

December 22 ~ Advent Four

  • Magnificat in B-flat - Stanford, Charles Villiers (1852 – 1924)
  • Alma Redemptoris Mater - Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525 – 1594)

 

December 24 ~ Christmas Eve

  • Adam Lay Ybounden [Carols for Choirs 1, p. 10] - Boris Ord
  • In dulci jubilo (English) - Michael Praetorius
  • Adam Lay Ybounden (Carols for Choirs) - Boris Ord
  • Es ist ein Ros’ entrsprungen (English) - Michael Praetorius (1571 – 1621)
  • Magnificat in B-flat - Stanford, Charles Villiers
  • Ríu, Ríu, Chíu - Anonymous, from Villancicos de diuersos Autores …, Venice, 1556
  • O magnum mysterium - Tomas Luis de Victoria, 1572
  • The Little Road to Bethlehem - Michael Head (1900-1976)
 
 

 

 

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