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November 16, 1999

Clapp Recital Hall
An English Portrait
Martin Dicke, interim conductor

– Sing, Sing, Ye Muses, John Blow
– Our King Went Forth To Normandy, John Dunstable
– Ave verum, William Bryd
– The Silver Swan, Orlando Gibbons
– Fyer, Fyer, Thomas Morley
– All Creatures Now, John Bennett
– Gloria, John Rutter
Gloria in excelsis Deo
Domine Deus, Rex caelestis
Quoniam tu solus sanctus

– A Ceremony of Carols, Benjamin Britten
– Four Songs from The Arnold Book of Old Songs, arr. Roger Quilter
Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes
Ye Banks & Braes
My Lady Greensleeves
The Ash Grove

December 5, 1999

U of I Museum of Art
Snowflake Festival
Martin Dicke, conductor

March 25, 2000

Clapp Recital Hall
The Bountiful Baroque
Martin Dicke, conductor

– Come, Ye Sons of Art, Henry Purcell
– Singet dem Herrn, BWV 225, Johann Sebastian Bach
– Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D Major, Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by Sergio Barrenechia, flute; Leopold La Fosse, violin; Cristina Capparelli Gerling, harpsichord
– O Sing Unto the Lord, Chandos Anthem No. 4, George Friderick Handel
Soloists: Deborah Svec-Carstens, soprano; Timothy Stalter, tenor

May 13, 2000

Clapp Recital Hall
Music of the Americas
Martin Dicke, conductor

– Salmo 150, Ernani Aguiar
– O vos omnes, Pablo Casals
– Innori (Huron Dance Song), arr. Donald Patriquin
– The Road Not Taken, from Frostiana, Randall Thompson
– Ah! Si mon moine voulait danse, arr. Donald Patriquin
Savory, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme, arr. Donald Patriquin
– Excerpts from A Sermon from the Mountain,, arr. Alice Parker
My Feets is Tired
Well, I Feel All Right

– The Promise of Living, from The Tenderland, Aaron Copland



November 14, 1998

Clapp Recital Hall
A Sampler of Folk Songs and Spirituals
Ken Phillips, conductor

– Four Slovak Folk Songs, Béla Bartók
Wedding Song from Poniky
Song of the Hay Harvesters from Hiadel
Dancing Song from Medzibrod
Dancing song from Poniky

– Two German Folk Songs, arr. Johannes Brahms
Da unten im Tale
In stiller nacht

– Erev Shel Shoshanim, an Israeli Folk Song, arr. Jack Klebnow
– Somagwaza, a South African Ceremonial Song, Bantu Tribe
– Na Bahia tem, a Brazilian Folk song, arr. Daniel R. Afonso, Jr.
Daniel Afonso, conductor
– Danny Boy, an Irish Folk Song, arr. Joseph Flummerfelt
– Kalinka, a Russian Folk song, arr. V. Prokhorov
– Folk songs of the Four Seasons, arr. Ralph Vaughn Williams
Performed by Women’s Chorus
Prologue: To the Ploughboy
Spring: Early In The Morning
Summer: Summer Is A-Coming In, and The Cuckoo
Fall: The Unquiet Grave
Winter: Wassail Song

– Waters Ripple and Flow, arr. Deems Taylor
– Shenandoah, arr. James Erb
– Down In The Valley, arr. George Mead
Performed by Men’s Chorus, Daniel Afonso, conductor
– I Will Arise, arr. Alice Parker
– Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal, arr. Alice Parker
– Choral Sketches
Oh, dear! What can the matter be?

– Selections from The Sacred Harp
Northfield, Jeremiah Ingalls
Wondrous Love, Anonymous
Sardis, Sarah Lancaster
– Old American Songs, adapted by Aaron Copland
Soloist: John Muriello, baritone
Zion’s Walls
The Little Horses
At The River
The Dodger

– Spirituals arranged by Afro-American composers
Soon-Ah Will Be Done, arr. William Dawson
My Lord, What A Mornin’, arr. H. T. Burleigh
In Dat Great Gittin’ Up Mornin’, arr. Jester Hairston

December 1998

U of I Museum of Art
Snowflake Festival
Ken Phillips, conductor

April 21, 1999

Clapp Recital Hall
Bach Festival 22
Ken Phillips, conductor

– Motet: Der Geist hilft unsrer Schwachheit auf, BWV 226, Johann Sebastian Bach
– Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D major, BWV 1068, Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by the La Fosse Baroque Ensemble
– Selections by J. S. Bach, performed by the Willowwind Children’s Choir
Nancy McFarlane, conductor
Bist du bei mir, from Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach
Ich folge dir gleichfalls, from St. John Passion, BWV 245
Wir eilen mit schwachen, doch emsigen, from Cantata BWV 78
Ich jauchze, ich lache, from Cantata BWV 15
Domine Deus from Mass in G Major, BWV 236
– Cantata BWV 12: Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen, Johann Sebastian Bach

April 25, 1999

Clapp Recital Hall
Bach Festival 22, continued
Vance George, guest conductor

– Messe in h-moll, BWV 232, Johann Sebastian Bach



November 22, 1997

Clapp Recital Hall
The Romantics: Music of Schumann and Brahms
Ken Phillips, conductor

– Ausgewählte Gesänge für gemischten Chor, Robert Schumann
Der Schmied, Op. 145, No.1
Der traurige Jäger, Op. 75, No. 3
Sommerlied, Op. 147, No. 4
Gute Nacht, Op. 59, No. 4
Romanze vom Gänsebuben, Op. 145, No.5
– Spanisches Liederspiel, Op. 74, Robert Schumann
Erste Begegnung
In der Nacht
Es is verraten
Ich bin geliebt

– Zigeunerleben, Op. 92, No. 1, Robert Schumann
– Selected Part songs, Johannes Brahms
O schöne Nacht, Op. 92, No. 1
Der Gang zum Liebchen, Op. 31, No. 3
Sehnsucht, Op. 112, No. 1
Neckereien, Op. 31, No. 2
– Schicksalslied, Op. 54, Johannes Brahms
– Nänie, Op. 82, Johannes Brahms

March 7, 1998

Clapp Recital Hall
A Baroque Delight: The Music of Johann Sebastian Bach
Ken Phillips, conductor

– Jesu, meine Freude, BWV 227, Johann Sebastian Bach
– Orchestral Suite No. 1 in C Major, BWV 1066, Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by the La Fosse Baroque Ensemble
– Cantata BWV 4: Christ lag in Todesbanden, Johann Sebastian Bach

May 3, 1997

Paramount Theatre
with Cedar Rapids Symphony, Christian Tiemeyer, conductor

– Chichester Psalms, Leonard Bernstein
– Symphony No. 9, Ludwig van Beethoven

May 16, 1998

Clapp Recital Hall
An American Portrait: Music of 20th Century American Composers
Ken Phillips, conductor

– The Circus Band, Charles Ives
– Under the Willow Tree, from “Vanessa,” Samuel Barber
– Three Madrigals, Emma Lou Diemer
O Mistress Mine, where are you roaming?
Take, oh take those lips away
Sigh no more, ladies, sigh no more

– God’s Bottles, from “Americana,” Randall Thompson
– The Pasture, from “Frostiana,” Randall Thompson
– Alleluia, Randall Thompson
– Three Choruses from “Alice in Wonderland”, Irvine Fine
The Lobster Quadrille
Lullaby of the Duchess
Father William

– Chichester Psalms, Leonard Bernstein
Psalm 10, vs 2 – Psalm 100
Psalm 23 – Psalm 2, vs. 1-4
Psalm 131 – Psalm 133, vs. 1
– In the Beginning, Aaron Copland



June 1996

Holiday Inn
Appearance at the American Businesswomen’s Association
Kenneth Phillips, conductor

Selections from Die Fledermaus

November 16, 1996

Clapp Recital Hall
Mozart and More
Ken Phillips, conductor

– Mehrstimmige Gesänge, Franz Joseph Haydn
Der Greis
Der Augenblick
Abendlied zu Gott
Die Harmonie in der Ehe
Aus dem Danklied zu Gott
Betrachtung des Todes
An dem Vetter
Daphnes einziger Fehler
Alles hat seine Zeit
Die Warnung
Wider den Ubermut
Die Beredsamkeit

– Requiem, K. 626, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

December 1996

Christmas Carols at Enzlers, Preferred Stock, Old Capital Mall, Ginsbergs, and 1st National Bank
Snowflake Festival, U.I. Art Museum
Kenneth Phillips, conductor

April 2, 1997

Concert location unknown
Ken Phillips, conductor

– Celebrated Cantata Selections, Johann Sebastian Bach
Now Thank We All Our God, from Cantata BWV 79
The Lord Will Not suffer Thy Foot To Be Moved, from Cantata BWV 71
May God Smile On You, from Cantata BWV 196
Sheep May Safely Graze, from Cantata BWV 208
We Hasten With Eager Yet Faltering Footsteps, from Cantata BWV 78
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, from Cantata BWV 147
– Brandenburg Concerto No. 4 in G Major, BWV 1049, Johann Sebastian Bach
Performed by the La Fosse Baroque Ensemble
– Cantata BWV 140: Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme, Johann Sebastian Bach

April 6, 1997

Concert location unknown
Vance George, guest conductor

– Matthäuspassion, (Saint Matthew Passion), Johann Sebastian Bach



November 18, 1995

Clapp Recital Hall
A Classical Celebration
Ken Phillips, conductor

– Regina Coeli, K. 321b (276), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
– Exultate Jubilate, K. 158a (165), Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
– Fantasie für Klavier, Chor, und Orchester, Op.80, Ludwig van Beethoven
– Missa Solemnis in B Flat, Hob. XXII:14, Franz Joseph Haydn

December 1995

Christmas Carols at Enzlers; Christmas Carols at Preferred Stock;
Christmas Carols at Old Capital Mall; Christmas Carols at First National Bank

March 9, 1996

Clapp Recital Hall
The Glorious Baroque
Ken Phillips, conductor

– The Coronation Anthems, George Frederic Handel
Zadok The Priest
Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened

– Organ Concerto in F Major, Op. 4 No. 13, George Frederic Handel
“The Cuckoo and The Nightingale”; Organ solo by Delbert Disselhorst
– The Coronation Anthems, George Frederic Handel
The King Shall Rejoice
– Intonazione Per Organo, Tono XI, Giovanni Gabrieli
Jubilate Deo (from Sacre Symphonie)
– Magnificat in D Major, BWV 243, Johann Sebastian Bach

May 11, 1996

Clapp Recital Hall
A Silver Anniversary Gala
Ken Phillips, conductor

– Selections from Die Fledermaus, Johann Strauss
Invitation To A Party
The Farewell
The Party of the Year
A Toast
The Audition
Waltz Finale
– Neighbors Chorus from La jolie Parfumeuse, J. Offenbach
– Anthem For Spring from Cavalleria Rusticana, P. Mascagni
Soprano, Sarah Jones Krumm
– Coronation Scene from Boris Godunov, Modest Mussorgsky
Bass, Alf Houkom
– Carmina Burana, Carl Orff
Soloists: Kristie Tigges, soprano; Michael Cousins, tenor; Stephen Swanson, baritone
with the Willowwind Children’s Choir



November 19, 1994

Clapp Recital Hall
Kenneth Phillips, conductor

– Der Tanz, D. 826, Franz Schubert
– Lebenslust, D. 609, Franz Schubert
– Gretchen am Spinnrade, D. 118, Franz Schubert
– An die Sonne, D. 439, Franz Schubert
– La Pastorella, D. 513, Franz Schubert
– Die Nacht, D. 983c, Franz Schubert
– Gruppe aus dem Tartarus, D. 583, Franz Schubert
– Standchen, D. 920, Franz Schubert
– Des Tages Weihe, D. 763, Franz Schubert
– Mass 6 in E-flat Major, D. 950, Franz Schubert

December 1994

Two performances of Christmas carols in front of Ginsberg Jewelers
Noon performance of Christmas carols in First National Bank rotunda
Christmas carol performance in Old Capital Mall

March 12, 1995

Clapp Recital Hall
Vance George, guest conductor

– Johannes-Passion, BWV 245, Johann Sebastian Bach

May 13 and 14, 1995

Iowa City High School Auditorium
Marcella Lee and Ken Phillips, directors

– The Mikado, Gilbert & Sullivan



December 4, 1993

Iowa City High School Auditorium
Kenneth Phillips, conductor

– Go, Lovely Rose, Eric Thiman
– The Bluebird, C. V. Stanford
– Weary Wind of the West, Edward Elgar
– Ca’ the Yowes, R. Vaughan Williams
– Swansea Town , Gustav Holst
– Song of the Fishermen, Benjamin Britten
– Old Joe has Gone Fishing, Benjamin Britten
– In the Bleak Midwinter, Harold Darke
– Set Me as a Seal, William Walton
– Magnificat, Herbert Howells
– Trial by Jury, (staged), Gilbert & Sullivan

December 1993

Several small holiday concerts were performed, including the Festival of Trees, carols sang in front of Ginsberg’s Jewelers, and a carol concert in First National Bank rotunda. Exact repertory is unknown.

January 30, 1994

First Presbyterian Church
A Musical Tribute to Maxine and Eldon Obrecht
Kenneth Phillips, conductor

– Go, Lovely Rose, Eric Thiman
– The Bluebird, C. V. Stanford
– Weary Wind of the West, Edward Elgar
– Ca’ the Yowes, R. Vaughan Williams
– Swansea Town , Gustav Holst
– Four Old Testament Settings, Eldon Obrecht
131st Psalm
Remember, O Lord
A Song for the Sabbath
I Cried Unto the Lord
– In the Bleak Midwinter, Harold Darke
– Set Me as a Seal, William Walton
– Magnificat, Herbert Howells

February 20, 1994

Zion Lutheran Church
A Patriotic Salute
Kenneth Phillips, conductor, with participation from the following choirs:
Boy Choir of Iowa City -Joseph Hamm, director
Iowa City Girls Choir -Victoria Arnold and Michele Schintler, directors
City High Madrigal Singers -Greg Grove, director
West High Chamber Choir -Joseph Hamm, director
The Voices of Experience -Glen Jablonski, director

– Selections performed by Chamber Singers:
The Star Spangled Banner, John Stafford Smith, arr. Vance George
Chester, William Billings
David’s Lamentation, William Billings
I Am the Rose of Sharon, William Billings

– Selections performed by combined choirs: Kenneth Phillips, conductor
An American Folksong Spectacular, arr. John Leavitt
Red River Valley
The Old Chisolm Trail
Oh, Susanna
Skip to my Lou
America, Thesaurus Musicus, arr. Robert Hunter

March 26 and 28, 1994

Paramount Theatre
with Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra, Christian Tiemeyer, conductor

Messiah, Georg Frideric Handel

June 11, 1994

Clapp Recital Hall
Kenneth Phillips, conductor

– Psalm 145, Edwin Penhorwood
– King DavidArthur Honegger



November 15, 1992

St. Wenceslaus Church
Myles Hernandez, conductor
with Preucil School String Orchestra

– Hodie Christus natus est, Plainsong
– O magnum mysterium, Tomas Luis de Victoria
– Four Motets for the Season of Christmas, Francis Poulenc
– Jesus and the Traders, Zoltan Kodaly
– Psalm 98, Heinrich Schütz
– Talismane,, Op. 141, No. 4, Robert Schumann
– Air from Orchestra Suite, No. 3, S. 1068, J. S. Bach
– Gloria in D Major, RV 589, Antonio Vivaldi

February 14, 1993

The Highlander
Myles Hernandez, conductor

– Oh Yes, Has Any Found a Lad, Thomas Tomkins
– Fair Phyllis, John Farmer
– Au joli jeu, Clement Janequin
– La la la, je ne l’ose dire, Pierre Certon
– Il est bel et bon, Pieerre Passereau
– Matona, mia cara, Orlando di Lassus
– Lasciate mi morire, Claudio Monteverdi
– Come Again, Sweet Love, John Dowland
– Liebeslieder Waltzes, , Op. 52, Johannes Brahms
– Liebeslieder Polkas, Peter Schickele
– In the Mood, Joe Garland
– When I Fall in Love, Victor Young
– My Funny Valentine, Rodgers and Hart
– Angel Eyes, Matt Dennis
– How Do I Love Thee, David Evans

April 19, 1993

Bach Festival 20
First United Methodist Church
Myles Hernandez, conductor
with The Boy Choir of Iowa City, The West High School Chamber Choir, and The City High School Madrigal Singers

– Laudate Jehovam, Omnes Gentes, Georg Philipp Telemann
– Cantata No. 172, J. S. Bach

June 12, 1993

Bach Festival 20, continued
Clapp Recital Hall
Myles Hernandez, conductor

Mass in B Minor,, S. 232, J. S. Bach



October 13, 1991

The Preucil School of Music
Myles Hernandez, conductor

– Reincarnations, Samuel Barber
– Carols of Death, William Schuman
– Selections from Chamber Music: Six Joyce Songs, Conrad Susa
– Mass in B-flat Major “Theresa Mass”, Joseph Haydn

November 23 and 25, 1991

Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids
with Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra, Christian Tiemeyer, conductor

– Symphony No. 9, Ludwig van Beethoven

December 13, 1991

Iowa City High School Auditorium
Myles Hernandez, conductor

– Amahl and the Night Visitors, Gian Carlo Menotti

February 23, 1992

Bach Festival 19
Zion Lutheran Church
Myles Hernandez, conductor

– Prelude in E-flat Major for Organ, S.669, Johann Sebastian Bach
– Jesu, meine Freude, S. 227, Johann Sebastian Bach
– Ciaccona from Partita No. 2 in D Minor for Solo Violin, S.1004, Johann Sebastian Bach
– Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, S. 230, Johann Sebastian Bach
– Fugue in E-flat Major for Organ “St. Anne”, S. 669, Johann Sebastian Bach

February 28, 1992

Bach Festival 19, continued
Clapp Recital Hall
Myles Hernandez, conductor

– Weihnachts-Oratorium, S. 248, Johann Sebastian Bach

April 4 and 5, 1992

Paramount Theatre, Cedar Rapids
with Cedar Rapids Symphony Orchestra, Christian Tiemeyer, conductor

– Porgy and Bess, Concert version, George Gershwin

May 13, 1992

Clapp Recital Hall
Myles Hernandez, conductor
with University of Iowa Brass Ensemble

– Fanfare for Four Trumpets and Timpani , Jan Dismas Zelenka
– Cantate Domino canticum novum, Heinrich Schütz
– O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf, op. 74, no 2, Johannes Brahms
– Gales, D. Martin Jenni
– Concerto in C for Trumpet, Three Oboes, Bassoon and Continuo, Tomaso Albinoni
– Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, S. 225, J. S. Bach
– Siegried’s Funeral Music , Richard Wagner
– Symphony of Psalms, Igor Stravinsky



November 12, 1990

Clapp Recital Hall
Myles Hernandez, conductor
with University of Iowa Brass Ensemble

– Commemorative Fanfare for Brass and Timpani (1979), John Cheetham
– Apparebit repentina dies, Paul Hindemith
– Fanfares liturgiques, Henri Tomasi
– Missa Brevis, Zoltan Kodaly
– Chichester Psalms, Leonard Bernstein

February 23, 1991

First Presbyterian Church
Rosella Duerksen, guest conductor

– Vesperae Solennes de Confessore, K. 339, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
– Messe Solennelle, Jean Langlais
– Nun ist das Heil und die Kraft, BWV 50, Johann Sebastian Bach

April 23 and April 24, 1991

Hancher Auditorium
Performance with the Joffrey Ballet

– Les Noces, Igor Stravinsky

June 13, 1991

Bach Festival 18
Clapp Recital Hall
Myles Hernandez, conductor

– Dettingen Te Deum, George Frederic Handel
– Lutheran Mass in F Major, S. 233, Johann Sebastian Bach
– Dettingen Anthem, George Frederic Handel

June 16, 1991

Bach Festival 18, continued
location unknown
Myles Hernandez, conductor
with special guest Willowwind Children’s Choir, Nancy McFarlane, director

– St. Matthew Passion, Johann Sebastian Bach

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