Mendelssohn: As The Hart Pants
Coimbatore Chamber Chorale; Faith Ragland, Conductor

Charles Wood: Lord, When We Bow Before Thy Throne
True Voices Cape Town

Peter C. Lutkin: The Lord Bless You and Keep You
St. Laurence Catholic Church Choir

The Lord’s Prayer
The University of the Philippines Concert Chorus; Jai Sabas-Aracama, Conductor; Ray Sison, Flute

Bach: O sacred head surrounded
Ex Cathedra; Jeffrey Skidmore, Conductor

Beautiful Savior, arr. F. Melius Christiansen/Olaf C. Christiansen
St. Olaf Choir

This is long … a FULL concert for this Pentecost Sunday.

From the YouTube Page:

Calmus: Prayer
Concert on Whitsunday

A warm welcome to our third online concert. We broadcast this from the Heilandskirche in Leipzig, Germany. After nearly seven weeks break from doing music we have started to sing together again – with distance.

It is a contemplative hour with spiritual music by Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina, Heinrich Schütz and Josef Gabriel Rheinberger. Three composers who will make pentecost shine with their pure and vivid music.

The concert starts with the hymn of the day „Veni creator spiritus“ (all ecumenical with the Gregorian and Luthers version) and it ends with the „Prayer for the Healing of the Sick“.

You can find a detailed program with texts here: https://bit.ly/2XLUhSa

Again we offer those watching who have not been affected by the crisis financially the opportunity to purchase a virtual ticket for this concert. By doing so you support us directly and help us make up for some of the immense financial losses as a result of concert cancelations.

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We hope that you will enjoy our concert, that the music will accompany you through these particular times and that we can see each other again in the near future on the real stage.

Yours
Calmus Ensemble
Anja, Stefan, Friedrich, Ludwig and Manuel

because it’s lovely …

Stellenbosch University Choir

DIE DONKER (The Dark)
Two Afrikaans Songs
Arranged by André van der Merwe

Die Gang – Christopher Torr
(Publisher: Christopher Torr Music)
As performed by Laurika Rauch
Klein Tambotieboom – Die Heuwels Fantasties

Sound Engineer: Dr Gerhard Roux
Video Production: Regardt Visser
Choir Management: US Woordfees – [email protected]

English Translation:

DIE GANG (The Corridor):
In the dark corridor I saw a light, but the flame was delicate and frail.
I yearned for springtime on my uncle’s farm without electricity.
My aunt said, “My child, my child, love and moths are blind.”
The flame is delicate and frail, and like a thief it can disappear in the night.
Deep within the corridor I yearned for something.
The wind was singing that spring would bring love.
I could hear the day withering – it was only the sun disappearing.
And as certain as the earth that turns, a cock would crow again.
One evening the night turned to day as the storm erupted with all its force.
And I hid in the corridor, because I was afraid of the electricity.

KLEIN TAMBOTIEBOOM (a farm in the Limpopo Province of South Africa):
When the shadows come to fetch me, and when the good Lord does not look out for me,
when the ozone layer perishes
and falls into a chandelier of stars,
lay my heart to rest in Klein Tambotieboom and scatter my ashes across the Bushveld horizon.

Pepper Choplin: We are not alone

I have the privilege of working with The SymphoNYChorus of New York, New York, and The New West Symphony & Chorus of Calgary, Alberta. My good friend Henric Ideström conducts them both, and I have recorded albums for both groups. In this time of self isolation, we brought together 70 singers from both groups

I started watching this and immediately recognized the conductor. Andrew Whitfield was the assistant conductor and chorus master with Opera San Jose for a number of years. I also recognize a few singers, again some being with Opera San Jose in the past.

This is lovely.