Yale Glee Club


2016-2017 Season Repertoire

Tour program                     

Gaudeamus igitur - Traditional student song                     


Sergei Rachmaninoff (1873-1943) - Mvts. 1 and 6 from All-Night Vigil, Op. 37

Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) - Mvt. 1 from Fest- und Gedenksprüche, Op. 109

Anton Bruckner (1824-1896) - Os Justi

Arvo Pärt (b. 1935) - Da pacem Domine


Sydney Guillaume - Tchaka

Ēriks envalds - She Walks in Beauty

     Composed for the 2016-17 Yale Glee Club

Jane Sheldon - Ann Wood

     Winner, 2016 Yale Glee Club Emerging Composers Competition

Bongani Magatyana - Halala Afrika

     Composed for the 2016-17 Yale Glee Club


Selections by the Yale Glee Club Chamber Singers

     Nathan Reiff, Conductor


Hark I Hear the Harps Eternal - Traditional American, arr. Alice Parker

Vela! Asembeni Siyekhaya! - Traditional Zulu, arr. Andre van der Merwe

The Road Home - Stephen Paulus (after traditional Southern Harmony tune)

Ukuthula - Traditional Zulu

On My Journey Home - Traditional American, arr. Jeffrey Douma

Bawo Thixo Somandla  - Traditional Xhosa, arr. J. S. M. Khumalo


‘Neath the Elms - Traditional college song, arr. Jonathan Clune

Winning composition, 2016 Fenno Heath Award

Eli Yale - Traditional college song, arr. Fenno Heath

Raise Your Voices Here - Jeffrey Douma

Football Medley - Various, arr. Fenno Heath

Bright College Years - Carl Wilhelm, arr. Robert Bonds


Major Works 

Carmina Burana - Carl Orff (1895-1982) 

Mass in C and Elegischer Gesang - Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Messiah - George Frideric Handel (1685-1759)