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Major Work Spring 2012

On May 20, 2012 the Montclair Presbyterian Church Choir was joined by the Montclair Chamber Orchestra and featured solists under the direction of Music Director Kim Rankin. The combined ensemble, with Marcia Roy, organist presented part 1 of Franz Josef Haydn’s Creation. The program is listed below. To listen to your selection, click on the desired title.

Piano Trio No. 39 in G Major: Presto
by Haydn (not from The Creation) Kim Rankin, Piano; David Wilson, Violin; David Morris, Cello

Representation of Chaos
In the beginning
Now vanish before the holy beams
And God made the firmament
The marv’lous work behold amaz’d
And God said: Let the waters – and – Rolling in foaming billows

And God said: Let the earth bring forth grass
With Verdure clad

And the heavenly host proclaimed the third day
Awake the harp

And God said: Let there be lights
In splendor bright is rising now the sun

The heavens are telling the glory of God
end part 1

From part 2 as Postlude
The Lord is Great

Vocal Soloists

Soprano:       Rita Lilly
Tenor:      Brian Thorsett
Bass:       Robert Stafford

Montclair Chamber Orchestra

Flute: Thomas Jerde
Oboe: Alan Paul
Clarinet: Pete Weinberg
Bassoon: Tom Hill
Trumpets: Tom Dambly, Rob Wilkins
Timpani: Matt McCarthy
Violin I: David Wilson, Maxine Nemerovski
Violin II: Rich Larsen, Christine Macomber
Viola: David Sego
Cello: David Morris
Bass: Michel Taddei
Organ: Marcia Roy
Piano: Kim Rankin