Yale Glee Club


2017-2018 Season Repertoire

Tour program                     

Gaudeamus igitur – Traditional student song


Schicksalslied, Op. 54 (version for piano four-hands) – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

II. Folk traditions of North America

O Holy Lord – Traditional spiritual, arr. Nathanial Dett

Xtoles – Traditional Mayan, arr. Jorge Cózatl

Tenting Tonight – American civil war song, arr. Jeffrey Douma

I Can Tell the World – Traditional spiritual, arr. Moses Hogan

Hallelujah – Traditional sacred harp, arr. Shawn Kirchner

III. New music

Parable of Choices – Julian David Bryson

            Winner, 2017 Emerging Composers Competition

Verde embeleso de la vida humana - Rodrigo Cadet (b. 1983)

            Composed for the 2017-18 Yale Glee Club

She Walks in Beauty – Eriks Esenvalds (b. 1977)

            Composed for the 2017-16 Yale Glee Club

IV. Inspired by world sacred traditions

Indodana – Traditional isiXhosa, arr. Barrett/Schmitt

Poem of Praise – Florence Beatrice Price (1887-1953)

Hamavdil – Traditional Sephardic melody, arr. Oedean Partos

Bar Xizam - Abbie Betinis (b. 1980)


Selections by the Yale Glee Club Chamber Singers


Songs of Yale


Major Works 

Symphony #9, Op. 125 – Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827)

Schicksalslied, Op, 54 and Alto Rhapsody, Op. 53 – Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)

Hear My Prayer – Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

Music in Common Time (world premiere of expanded orchestra version) – Caroline Shaw (b. 1982)

Chichester Psalms – Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990)