Concert Program

Friday, December 4th, 2009
8:00 P.M.

Werner Auditorium

Procession of the Nobles
"Cortege" from the opera Mlada

Nicholas Rimsky-Korsakov
Arranged by Erik W.G. Leidzen
Edited by Van B. Ragsdale

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring
Chorale from Cantana No. 147

Johan Sebastian Bach
Adapted and Arranged by Alfred Reed

Variants on a Mediaeval Tune
Introduction and Theme
Variation I. Allegro deciso
Variation III. Allegro spumante
Variation IV. Andante
Variation V. Allegro gioioso

Norman Dello Joio

The Holly and the Ivy

Arranged by Chip Davis

The Night Before Christmas
Peter Pohlhammer, narrator

Randol Alan Bass
Poem by Clement Clarke Moore

A Festive Christmas

Kenny Bierschenk
arranged by James Curnow

Trumpeter's Lullaby
John Burson, trumpet

Leroy Anderson
Arranged by Philip J. Lang

Farandole from L'Arlesienne
Suite No. 2

Georges Bizet
Transcribed by Charles Godfrey, Jr.
Revised and Edited by Clark McAlister and Alfred Reed

A Celebration of Carols

Jennifer Nelson

Sleigh Ride

Leroy Anderson

ENCORE:Old Scottish Melody
(Auld Lang Syne)

setting by Charles A. Wiley

Conductor: Dr. Richard Fischer

Commentary:Prof. Jean E. Harrison






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