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Spring 1993 concert poster

The 1993 Spring Concert of the Virginia Glee Club, John Liepold, conductor, was held on March 27, 1993 in Old Cabell Hall as part of the Glee Club 1992-1993 season. The concert, with the University of Georgia Women's Glee Club as guests, featured the premiere of the Glee Club's commissioned work in honor of Thomas Jefferson's 250th birthday, Neely Bruce's Young T.J. Other works on the program included works by Gabrieli, Josquin des Prez, and William Billings, and a performance of Randall Thompson's The Testament of Freedom.



  • Jubilate Deo (Giovanni Gabrieli)

Virginia Glee Club, University of Georgia Women's Glee Club, Virginia Glee Club Chamber Orchestra Brass


  • Nigra Sum (Pablo Casals)
  • The Lord is My Shepherd (Randall Thompson)
  • Danny Boy (arr. Dede Duson)
  • America, My Home (arr. Peninger/Burroughs)
  • Little David, Play On Your Harp (arr. Emily Crocker)
  • Clap Yo Hands (George Gershwin/Ira Gershwin)

University of Georgia Women's Glee Club, Joan Clark, director


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  • Young T.J. (Neely Bruce)
    • Be wise today
    • What stronger Breastplate
    • Let there be Music
    • This vast and solid earth
    • How vainly would dull Moralists
    • Look round, how Providence
    • Music has Charms
    • Sweet are the jasmine's breathing flow'rs
    • These shall I slight?
    • Sun of the soul

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Virginia Glee Club/Virginia Glee Club Chamber Orchestra

  • Battle Hymn of the Republic (arr. Peter J. Wilhousky)

Virginia Glee Club/University of Georgia Women's Glee Club/Virginia Glee Club Chamber Orchestra


Program courtesy of the collection of Jeff Slutzky.