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Holiday Concerts 2014

Thursday, December 18, 2014

BLS Beginning String Orchestra
Jingle Bells (J. Pierpont)
Dreidel (Israeli folk song)
First Christmas March (J. O'Reilly)

BLS Class V Choir
Jingle Bells (J. Pierpont)
Performed by the Class V Treble Chorus
The Little Drummer Boy (H. Simeone, K.K. Davis & H. Onorati)
Love Song (Sara Bareilles)

BLS Training String Orchestra
Royal Processional (Ken Keuning)
Burgundian Carol (French carol)
C Serpents (A. Dabczynski)

BLS Class VI Choir
My Favorite Things (Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II)
Hine Ma Tov (Hebrew Folk Song)
Christmas Tree Feud! (John Jacobson & Cristi Cary Miller)

BLS Repertory White String Orchestra
Royal Fireworks (G.F. Handel)
I. Allegro
II. Minuet
III. Bouree
A la Media Noche (Puerto Rican carol)
Gauntlet (D. Spata)

BLS Repertory Purple String Orchestra
Ridin the Rails (R. Meyer)
Allegro (W.A. Mozart)
Spartacus (B. Balmages)

BLS Chamber Choir
Pavane (Gabriel Faure)
Accompanied by the BLS Chamber Orchestra
Coventry Carol (Traditional Ed. King's Singersd)
Stille Nacht (Joseph Mohr & Franz Gruber)
Rise Up, Shepherd, and Follow (Traditional Spiritual)

BLS Philharmonic String Orchestra
Allegro Giocoso (J. Brahms from Symphony #4)
A Quiet Music (D. Wagner)
Furiant (E. Del Borgo)

BLS Treble Choir
Hello, Girls (American Folk Song)
Sometimes I feel Like a Motherless Child (Traditional Spiritual)
Sound the Trumpet (Henry Purcell)
Winter Wonderland (Dick Smith & Felix Bernard)
Torah Orah (Hebrew Folk Song)

BLS Concert String Orchestra
Summer (Four Seasons) (A. Vivaldi)
I. Allegro non molto
II. Adagio e piano-Presto e forte
III. Presto
Perseus (Soon Hee Newbold)

BLS Concert Choir
Dide ta Deo (Nigerian Folk Song)
April is in My Mistress's Face (Thomas Morley)
Good King Wenceslas (Word by J.M. Neale, Melody from Piae Cantiones 1582)
The Christmas Song (Mel Torme & Robert Wells)
Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo (Franz Joseph Haydn)
I. Kyrie
II. Gloria


Friday December 19, 2014

BLS Class VI Band
Good King Wenceslas (13th Century Finnish Carol)
Jolly Old St. Nicholas (James Lord Pierpont)
A Children's Christmas Carol (J.A.P. Schulz/Magil)
Jingle Bells (James Lord Pierpont)

BLS Class V Band
Three Kings March (Steve Hodges)
Sleep in Heavenly Peace (Franz Gruber)
A Holiday Galop (Traditional Carols)

BLS Concert Band Purple
Celebration and Song (Robert Sheldon)
In the Bleak Midwinter (Gustav Holst)
The Most Wonderful Time of Year (Arr. John Moss)

BLS Concert Band White
Sparks (Brian Balmages)
Faeries (Chip Davis)
Celtic Bell Carol (Robert W. Smith)

BLS Wind Ensemble
Marrige of Figaro Overture (Wolfgang A. Mozart)

BLS Symphonic Band
Flourish for Wind Band (Ralph Vaughn Williams)
The Blue and the Gray (Clare Grundman)
Sleigh Ride (Leroy Anderson)

BLS Thursday Dues Band
St Thomas (Sonny Rollins)
Sonnymoon for Two (Sonny Rollins)
Second Line (Traditional)

BLS Big Band
Oh Lord, Don't Let Them Drop the Bomb on Me (Charles Mingus)
Sweet Sucker Dance (Charles Mingus)
"Hora Decubitus" E's Flat and Ahs Flat Too (Charles Mingus)

BLS Wolfettes
Shake it Off (Taylor Swift)
Santa Baby (Arr. BLS Wolfettes)
Eden (Sara Bareilles)
Sweater Weather (Rutherford, Abels, Freeman)

BLS Gospel Choir
He Came Down (Cameroonian Folk Song)
Worthy to be Praised (Byron J. Smith)
Emmanuel (Norman Hutchins)
Jesus, What a Wonderful Child (Traditional Gospel Song)

BLS Wolftones
Stand by Me (King, Leiber, Stoller)
The Twelve Days of Christmas (Traditional)
Jealous (Jonas, Wilcox, Lambroza)

BLS Show Choir - Pizazz
Big City Swing (Mac Huff)
It's Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas (Meredith Wilson)
Already Home (Webber, Rice )
Turn the Beat Around (Peter Jackson, Jr. & Gerald Jackson)