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Spring Program, 2011

Kidron Mennonite Church
Kidron, OH
April 17, 2011



                                

                        

                                                

 

Music of William Billings (1746-1800)

“Let the high heav’ns your songs invite” (Chester)

“I am the Rose of Sharon”

David’s Lamentation

An Anthem for Easter

 

 

Spirituals and Gospel Songs

“I want Jesus”

Jester Hairston (1901-2000)

“My Lord, what a morning”

H.T. Burleigh (1866-1949)

“I want to thank you, Lord”

Moses Hogan (1957-2003)

Charles Merkle, baritone soloist

 

 

The World Beloved: A Bluegrass Mass

Carol Barnett (b. 1949)

I. 

Ballad: Refrain

II.

Kyrie

III.

Ballad: First Verse

IV.

Gloria

V.

Ballad: Second Verse and Refrain

VI.

Credo

VII.

Sanctus

VIII.

Ballad: Third and Fourth Verses

IX.

Agnus Dei

X.

Art Thou Weary (Instrumental)

XI.

Benediction

XII.

Ballad: Conclusion

Andrea Gerber is the soloist for the ballads.

Others having solo parts are Emily Pitorak, soprano, Paul Miller, tenor and Ellis Miller, tenor.

The octet for the Agnus Dei is comprised of Emily Pitorak, Lois Smucker, Pam Hartman,

Julia Dunster, Ellis Miller, Lowell Nofziger, Charles Merkle and Stephen Leslie