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The 1965 Christmas Concert of the Virginia Glee Club was the 25th annual Christmas concert. Directed by Donald Loach, the concert featured appearances by the Virginia Gentlemen.

A recording of this concert is available at the University of Virginia Library.

Program[]

  • Hodie Christus natus est (Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
  • Hodie Christus natus est (Francis Poulenc (1899-1963))
  • Hodie Christus natus est (Plainsong)
  • Hodie Christus natus est (Heinrich Schütz (1585-1672)) — the Virginia Gentlemen
  • Cantate Domino Canticum Novum (Psalm 96) (Dietrich Buxtehude (c.1637-1707))
  • Adeste fideles (from J.F. Wade's Cantus diversi, 1751) —Audience carol
  • Four Carols (Halsey Stevens (b.1908)) — the Virginia Gentlemen
    • All this night shrill chanticleer
    • What sweeter music
    • As I out rode this enderes night
    • A Virgin most pure
  • God rest you merry, Gentlemen (London Melody, 18th century) — Audience carol
  • Three Christmas madrigals (David Kraehenbuehl (b.1923))
    • Welcome, Yule
    • I sing of a Maiden
    • What Cheer?
  • What Child is this (English, bef. 1642) — Audience carol
  • Frölich soll mein Herze springen (J.G. Ebeling (1620-1676))
  • In dulci jubilo (Traditional, c. 1400)
  • Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Franz Grüber, 1818)
  • Als ich bei meinen Schafen wacht (A Shepherd's song) (17th c.)
  • Es ist ein' Ros' entsprungen (Michael Praetorius (1571-1621))
  • The first Nowell (English, 1833) — Audience carol
  • This day Christ was born (Hodie Christus natus est) (William Byrd (1543-1623))

Gallery[]

25th Annual Christmas Concert program
1965 Christmas Concert program, p. 1  
1965 Christmas Concert program, p. 2  
1965 Christmas Concert program, p. 3  
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1965 Christmas Concert program, p. 5  
1965 Christmas Concert program, p. 6  
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1965 Christmas Concert program, p. 12 
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