Past Glee Club Repertoire

The Glee Club has a long and proud tradition of performing a wide-ranging repertoire that engages the intellectual and artistic imagination of its members and its audiences. As with the Choir, the focus here is intentionally on music from the Western classical tradition, as this art form is not as well represented in most high school programs. As Pomona’s premiere choral ensemble, members of the Glee Club work to achieve the highest level of artistry with music that demands each member’s full engagement.

This page documents the repertoire sung by the Pomona College Glee Club beginning with the 1999 season, the first year of Donna Di Grazia’s leadership of the ensemble. During that time, the ensemble has had the distinct pleasure of performing with outstanding instrumentalists, including faculty members Genevieve Feiwen Lee (piano), Karl and Margaret Kohn (piano), Phillip Young (piano/chamber organ), Cynthia Fogg (viola), and Tom Flaherty (composer/cello).

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2022 Repertoire
• Amner – Come let’s rejoyce
• Finzi – I praise the tender flower
• Gibbons – Drop, drop slow tears
• Tallis – Salvator mundi
• Finzi – My spirit sang all day
• Britten – The evening primrose
• Clements – Flower of beauty
• Stanford – The blue bird
• Britten – Hymn to St. Cecilia
• Vaughan Williams – A choral flourish
• Bennett – A Good-Night
• Elgar – They are at rest
• Vaughan Williams – Valiant-for-Truth
• arr. Brinsmead – Amazing Grace
• Harris – Over the Years

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2021 Repertoire (semester online due to COVID-19)
• Price – The Moon Bridge
• Felix Mendelssohn – “Lift thine eyes” from Elijah, op. 70
• Beach – Come unto these yellow sands, op. 39, no. 2
• Holst – Ave Maria, op. 9b
• Rheinberger – Wie lieblich sind deine Wohnungen, op. 35
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2020 Repertoire
• G. P. da Palestrina – Loquebantur variis linguis apostoli
• R. Nathaniel Dett – Ave Maria
• Byrd – Spiritus Domini
• Juan del Encina – Oy comamos y bebamo
• Juan de Anchieta, arr. Chilcott – Con amores, la mi madre
• Francisco Guerrero – Hombres victoria, victoria!
• Victoria – O quam gloriosum
• Whitacre – Sainte-Chapelle
• Byrd – Non vos relinquam orphanos
• Tallis – If ye love me
• Vytautas Miškinis – O sacrum convivium
• Walton – Set me as a seal
• David Azurza – Ave virgo sanctissima
• Elder – The Heart’s Reflection
• arr. Alice Parker – Hark! I hear the harps eternal
• arr. Moses Hogan – The Battle of Jericho

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2019 Repertoire
• Poulenc – “Margoton va t’a l’iau” from Chansons française
• Poulenc – Ave verum corpus
• Morley/arr. Grainger – O mistress mine
• Compère – Nous sommes de l’ordre de Saint-Babouin
• Parry – “My soul, there is a country” from Songs of Farewell
• Sheppard – In pace, in idipsum
• Debussy – Dieu! qu’il la fait bon regarder
• Debussy – Quant j’ai ouy le tabourin
• Debussy – Yver, vous n’estes qu’un villain
• MacMillan – “O radiant dawn” from The Strathclyde Motets
• Purcell – Lord, how long wilt thou be angry
• Vaughan Williams – Rest
• Poulenc – Kyrie from Messe in sol majeur
• Byrd – Agnus Dei from Mass for Four Voices
• Villette – Hymne à la Vierge
• Coates/arr. Puerling – London by night
• arr. Brinsmead – Amazing Grace

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2018 Repertoire
• Sweelinck – Laudate Dominum
• Brahms – Geistliches Lied
• arr. Dawson – Ezekiel saw the wheel
• Debussy – Beau Soir
• Clausen – Set me as a Seal
• Ešenvalds – Only in Sleep
• Byrd – Gaudeamus omnes in Domino
• Rheinberger – Abendlied, op. 69, no. 3
• Reger – Trost
• Gibbons – Hosanna to the Son of David
• Harris – Bring us, O Lord
• Elder – Ballade to the Moon
• arr. Hogan – I got a Home in-a dat Rock
• arr. Brinsmead – Amazing Grace

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2017 Repertoire
• Brahms – O Heiland reiss die Himmel auf, op. 74, no. 2
• Tchaikovsky – Solovushko
• Taneyev – Vecher
• Dargomyzhsky – Burya mgloyu nebo kroyet vikhri snezhnyye krutya
• Brahms – Abendständchen, op. 42/1
• Brahms – Vineta, op. 42/2
• Brahms – Darthulas Grabesgesang, op. 42/3
• Hindemith – La Biche
• Hindemith – Un Cygne
• Hindemith – Puisque tout passe
• Hindemith – Printemps
• Hindemith – En Hiver
• Hindemith – Verger
• Franklin – The Uncertainty of the Poet
• Clements – Flower of Beauty
• Brinsmead – Come Sleep
• Stanford – Quick we have but a second
• Rutter – Willow Song
• Rutter – Dashing away with a smoothing iron

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2016 Repertoire
• Palestrina – Ascendit Deus
• Byrd – Ave verum corpus
• Monteverdi – Lauda Jerusalem Dominum (from the 1610 Vespers)
• Viadana – Exultate justi in Domino
• Pärt – Magnificat
• Wert – Vezzosi augelli
• Gesualdo – O vos omnes
• Tomkins – When David heard
• Monteverdi – Cantate Domino
• Quintana – Ave maris stella
• Pearsall – Lay a garland
• Rheinberger – Angelus Domini
• Duruflé – Tu es Petrus
• Mealor – Ubi caritas
• Elder – The Heart’s Reflection
• arr. Daniel Brinsmead – Amazing Grace
• arr. Stacey Gibbs – Way over in Beulah Land

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2015 Repertoire
• Händl – Omnes de Saba venient
• Stanford – Beati quorum via, op. 38, no. 2
• Palestrina – Dum complerentur
• Monteverdi – Sfogava con le stelle
• Mäntyjärvi – Come away, Death
• Jackson – Song (“I gaze upon you”)
• Briggs – Ubi caritas et amor
• Whitacre – Sainte-Chapelle
• Palestrina – Loquebantur variis linguis Apostoli
• Lauridsen – O nata lux
• Byrd – Sing joyfully unto God
• Harris – Faire is the heaven
• Parsons – Ave Maria
• arr. Kirchner – Hallelujah

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2014 Repertoire
• Viadana – Exultate justi in Domino
• Victoria – Veni sponsa Christi
• Victoria – O magnum mysterium
• Dering – Factum est silentium
• Pärt – Богородице Дево [Bogoroditse Devo]
• Desenclos – Salve Regina
• Gjeilo – Prelude (“Exultate, jubilate”)
• Felix Mendelssohn – Richte mich, Gott, op. 78, no. 2
• Tavener – The Lamb
• Rachmaninoff – Богородице Дево [Bogoroditse Devo]
• J. S. Bach – Christ lag in Todesbanden, BVW 4
• Johnson – Ain’t got time to die

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2013 Repertoire
• Bennet – All creatures now are merry-minded
• Tallis – Salvator mundi
• Pärt – Magnificat
• Telemann – Ein feste Burg
• Homilius – Herr, wenn Trübsal da ist
• Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel – Dämmernd liegt der Sommerabend
• Fanny Mendelssohn Hensel – Unter des Laubdachs Hut
• Verdi – Ave Maria
• Brahms – Geistliches Lied
• Brahms – O schöne nacht, op. 92, no. 1
• Brahms – Spätherbst, op. 92, no. 2
• Brahms – Abendlied, op. 92, no. 3
• Brahms – Warum?, op. 92, no. 4
• Lauridsen – Sure on this Shining Night

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2012 Repertoire
• Marenzio – Già torna a rallegrar l’aria e la terra
• Rheinberger – Abendfriede, op. 52, no. 5
• Szamotuł – Alleluja, Chwalcie Pana Boga
• Bairstow – I sat down under his shadow
• Palestrina – Tu es Petrus
• Brahms – Warum ist das Licht gegeben, op. 74, no. 1
• Finzi – My spirit sang all day
• Saint-Saëns – Des pas dans l’allée, op. 141, no. 1
• Debussy – Dieu! qu’il la fait bon regarder
• Sweelinck – Chantez à Dieu
• Monteverdi – Cantate Domino
• Poulenc – Salve Regina
• Palestrina – Quam pulchra es
• Gjeilo – Ubi caritas
• Rheinberger – Abendlied, op. 69, no. 3
• Łukaszewski – Crucem tuam adoramus, Domine
• Vaughan Williams – Valiant-for-truth
• Thompson – Alleluia
• trad. spiritual (arr. Hogan) – Deep River
• early American hymn tune (arr. Parker) – Hark, I hear the harps eternal
• trad. spiritual (arr. Hogan) Joshua fit the Battle of Jericho

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2011 Repertoire
• Duruflé – Tu es Petrus
• Lassus – Timor et tremor
• Palestrina – Kyrie from Missa Papae Marcelli
• Briggs – Ubi caritas et amor
• Martinů – Aj, stupaj from České Madrigaly
• Felix Mendelssohn – Beati mortui
• Hassler – Dixit Maria ad angelum
• Morley – Now is the month of maying
• Byrd – Ave verum corpus
• Duruflé – Tota pulchra es, Maria
• Howells – In youth is pleasure
• Duruflé – Ubi caritas et amor
• Tomkins – When David heard that Absalom was slain
• Grainger, arr. – O mistress mine
• Vaughan Williams – Valiant-for-truth
• Palestrina – Exultate Deo   

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2010 Repertoire
• Marenzio – Già torna a rallegrar l’aria e la terra
• Gesualdo – Dolcissima mia vita
• Wert – Giunto alla tomba
• HawleyVita de la mia vita
• MonteverdiEcco mormorar l’onde
• GastoldiAmor vittorioso
• CertonLa, la, la, je ne l’ose dire
• RavelTrois beaux oiseaux du Paradis
• DebussyYver, vous n’etes qu’un villain
• FinziI praise the tender flower
• MorleyMy bonny lass she smileth
• TomkinsIt is my well-beloved’s voice
• BrittenThe evening primrose
• ElgarThey are at rest
• ElgarAs torrents in summer
• ElgarMy love dwelt in a Northern land
• ParryMy soul, there is a country
• American folksong (arr. Erb)Shenandoah
• trad. spiritual (arr. Hogan)The Battle of Jericho

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2009 Repertoire
• J. S. BachJesu, meine Freude, BWV 227
• ByrdHaec dies quam fecit Dominus
• MessiaenO sacrum convivium
• SchützSelig sind die Toten
• MorleyIt was a lover and his lass
• HindemithSix Chansons
• WhitacreSleep
• ByrdNon vos relinquam orphanos

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2008 Repertoire
• Telemann – Der Gott unsers Herrn Jesu Christi
• Bruckner – Christus factus est
• Brahms – Geistliches Lied
• Victoria – O quam gloriosum
• Victoria – Kyrie from Missa O quam gloriosum
• Palestrina – Gloria from Missa Papae Marcelli
• Rachmaninoff - Богородице Дево [Bogoroditse Devo]
• Fauré – Cantique de Jean Racine
• Lauridsen – Amor, lo sento l’alma
• Lassus – Bonjour mon coeur
• Encina – Oy comamos y bebamos
• Rossi – Bar’chu
• Palestrina – Sanctus & Benedictus from Missa brevis
• Byrd – Agnus Dei from Mass for Four Voices
• Purcell – I was glad

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2007 Repertoire
• Bennet – All Creatures now are merry-minded
• Weelkes – When David heard that Absalom was slain
• Philips – O beatum et sacrosanctum Diem
• Passereau – Il est bel et bon
• Villette – Hymne à la Vierge
• Weelkes – As Vesta was from Latmos hill descending
• Rheinberger – Abendfriede, op. 52, no. 5
• Homilius – Herr, wenn Trübsal da ist
• Homilius – Was hast du, Mensch
• Bairstow – I sat down under his shadow
• trad. Irish air (arr. Stanford) – Quick, we have but a second
• trad. English folksong (arr. Rutter) – Dashing away with the smoothing iron
• Brahms – Zigeunerlieder

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2006 Repertoire
• Whitacre – Leonardo Dreams of his Flying Machine
• Wishart – Alleluya! A New Work is Come on Hand
• Walton – Set me as a Seal upon Thine Heart
• Stanford – When Mary Thro’ the Garden Went
• Byrd – Sing Joyfully unto God our Strength
• Rutter – Open Thou mine Eyes
• Wert – Vezzosi augelli
• Brahms – Dem dunkeln Schoss der Heil’gen Erde
• Sweelinck – Chantez à Dieu
• Dvořák – Nepovím, op. 29, no. 3
• Haydn – Die Harmonie in der Ehe
• Franklin – The Uncertainty of the Poet
• early American hymn tune (arr. Parker) – Hark! I Hear the Harps Eternal
• Billings – When Jesus Wept
• W. Walker – Hallelujah!
• Copland – Las Agachadas
• trad. spiritual (arr. Farrow) – Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
• trad. spiritual (arr. Hogan) – I Got a Home in-a dat Rock

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2005 Repertoire
• Handel – Let God arise
• Debussy – Dieu! Qu’il la fait bon regarder
• Debussy – Quant j’ai ouy le tabourin
• Ravel – Trois beaux oiseaux du Paradis
• Parsons – Ave Maria
• Saint-Saëns – Des pas dans l’allée
• Saint-Saëns – Les fleurs et les arbres
• Sermisy – Tant que vivray
• Purcell – Lord, How Long wilt Thou be angry?
• Amner – Come Let’s Rejoice
• Tallis – If Ye Love Me
• Gibbons – Hosanna to the Son of David
• Poulenc – Salve Regina
• Morley – Sing Wee and Chaunt It

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2004 Repertoire
• Spencer – At the Round Earth’s Imagined Corners
• Fine – Have You Seen the White Lily Grow
• Finzi – My spirit sang all day
• Flaherty – Shakespeare Sonnets (world premiere
• Copland – Thou, O Jehovah, Abideth Forever
• Copland – Help Us, O Lord
• Copland – Sing Ye Praises to our King
• Britten – Hymn to St. Cecilia, op. 27
• Bernstein – French Dances from The Lark
• American folksong (arr. Erb) – Shenandoah
• Scottish air (arr. Vaughn Williams) – Loch Lomond
• early American hymn tune (arr. Parker) – Hark! I Hear the Harps Eternal
• Palestrina – Quam pulchra es
• Clausen – Set me as a Seal

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2003 Repertoire
• J. S. Bach – Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied, BWV 225
• Brahms – Das Mädchen, op. 93a, no. 2
• Brahms – O schöne nacht, op. 92, no. 1
• Brahms – Waldesnacht, op. 62, no. 3
• Brahms – Warum?, op. 92, no. 4
• Byrd – Laudibus in sanctis
• des Prez – Ave Maria . . . virgo serena
• Weelkes – Hosanna to the Son of David
• Brahms – Warum ist das Licht gegeben, op. 74, no. 1
• Elgar – They are at Rest
• Purcell – Thou Knowest, Lord, the Secrets of our Hearts

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2002 Repertoire
• Palestrina – Missa Papae Marcelli
• Walton – A Litany
• Poulenc – Exultate Deo
• Poulenc – Ave verum corpus
• Dering – Factum est silentium
• Monteverdi – Lauda Jerusalem, Dominum (from 1610 Vespers)
• Dunstable – Quam pulchra es
• Lasso – Timor et tremor

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2001 Repertoire
• Flaherty – A Timbered Choir (world premiere)
• Hindemith – La Biche
• Hindemith – Un Cigne
• Hindemith – Puisque tout passe
• Brahms – Liebeslieder Walzer, op. 52
• Lasso – Bon jour mon coeur
• Prez – El Grillo
• Monteverdi – Si ch’io vorrei morire
• Wert – Vezzosi augelli
• Arcadelt – Il bianco e dolce cigno

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2000 Repertoire
• Finzi – My spirit sang all day
• Pearsall – Lay a Garland
• Byrd – Gaudeamus omnes in Domino
• Weelkes – When David heard that Absalom was slain
• Tallis – If Ye Love Me
• Tomkins – When David heard that Absalom was slain
• Ford – Since first I saw your face
• Morley – Fyer! Fyer!
• Bairstow – I sat down under his shadow
• anonymous (16th-c England) – Rejoice in the Lord alway
• Byrd – Ave verum corpus
• Gibbons – This is the Record of John
• Handel – Dixit Dominus, HWV 232

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1999 Repertoire
• J. S. Bach – Jesu meine Freude, BWV 227
• Brahms – O Heiland reiß die Himmel auf
• Brahms – Dem dunkeln Schoss der Heil’gen Erde
• Messiaen – O sacrum convivium
• Poulenc – Salve Regina
• Villette – Hymne à la Vierge
• Schütz – So fahr ich hin zu Jesu Christ, SWV 372
• Schütz – Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, SWV 426
• Victoria – Veni sponsa Christi
• Victoria – O vos omnes
• Palestrina – Quam pulchra es

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