Repertoire

The following is a small sample of repertoire the Cascadian Chorale has performed in the past fifteen years. Click music icons to listen to our recordings.

Major Works

  • Johann Sebastian Bach – Jesu, meine Freude; Komm, Jesu, komm; Singet dem Herrn

  • Johannes Brahms – Ein deutsches Requiem, Liebeslieder Walzer

  • Benjamin Britten – Five Flower Songs, Rejoice in the Lamb

  • William Byrd – Mass for four voices

  • Marc-Antoine Charpentier — Messe de Minuit pour Noël

  • Hugo Distler – Die Weihnachtsgeschichte

  • Maurice Duruflé — Requiem

  • Christopher Lee Fraley – Missa brevis

  • Alberto Ginastera – Hieremiae prophetae lamentationes

  • Carlos Guastavino – Indianas

  • Abraham Kaplan – Eight Days of Chanukkah

  • Morten Lauridsen – Mid-Winter Songs

  • Jaakko Mäntyjärvi – Canticum calamitatis maritimae

  • Cecilia McDowall – A Winter’s Night

  • Sergei Rachmaninov – All-Night Vigil

  • Kevin Siegfried – At the Water’s Edge

  • Thomas Tallis – Spem in alium

  • Randall Thompson – Frostiana

  • Tomás Luis de Victoria – Missa ‘O magnum mysterium’

  • Giselle Wyers – And All Shall Be Well

Short Works

  • Samuel Barber – Reincarnations

  • Melinda Bargreen – Big Easy on my mind

  • Eric Lane Barnes – Lambscapes

  • Eric William Barnum – The Human Heart, Moonlight Music

  • William Billings – Bethlehem, Euroclydon , Judea

  • Lili Boulanger – Soir sur la plaine

  • Johannes Brahms – Schaffe in mir, Gott; Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen?

  • Benjamin Britten – Festival Te Deum, The Sycamore Tree

  • Anton Bruckner – Christus factus est, Virga Jesse floruit

  • Harry T. Burleigh – My Lord, what a mornin’

  • William Byrd – Laudibus in sanctis

  • René Clausen – Magnificat

  • William L. Dawson – Ezekiel saw the wheel

  • Edward Elgar – O wild West Wind!

  • Gerald Finzi – God is gone up, My spirit sang all day

  • George Frideric Handel – Zadok the priest

  • Bern H. Herbolsheimer – Love Letters, Mirrors of Love, Three Choruses from ‘Mark Me Twain’

  • Jeremy Kings - A Red, Red Rose

  • György Ligeti – Éjszaka, Reggel

  • Alonso Lobo – Versa est in luctum

  • James MacMillan – O Radiant Dawn

  • Kirke Mechem – Island in Space

  • Felix Mendelssohn – Die Geburt Christi

  • Claudio Monterverdi – O Primavera, gioventú dell’anno

  • John Muehleisen – Peace, night, sleep

  • Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina – Hodie Christus natus est

  • Alice Parker – Hark, I hear the harps eternal

  • Arvo Pärt – Magnificat

  • Ástor Piazzolla – assorted tangos

  • Joy DeCoursey Porter – Miserere mei, Deus; There was The One

  • Francis Poulenc – Quatre motets pour le temps de Noël

  • Hieronymous Praetorius – Magnificat quinti toni

  • Jake Runestad – And so I go on

  • Heinrich Schütz – Ein Kind ist uns geboren, Jauchzet dem Herren

  • Charles Villiers Stanford – Beati quorum via, The Blue Bird

  • Wilhelm Stenhammar – September, Vårnatt

  • Joan Szymko – The Gift to Sing

  • Karen P. Thomas – Ancient Souls, Four Lewis Carroll Songs

  • Ralph Vaughan Williams – Five Mystical Songs, Three Shakespeare Songs

  • William Walton – A Litany, The Twelve

  • Eric Whitacre – Cloudburst, Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine, Lux aurumque

  • John Wilbye – Come, sable night

  • Giselle Wyers – A Lantern Voice, I go among trees, The Waking

Premieres

The Cascadian Chorale has premiered dozens of works by many American composers, including:

  • William Averitt

  • Greg Bartholomew

  • Gary D. Cannon

  • Christopher Lee Fraley

  • William Hawley

  • Bern H. Herbolsheimer

  • Jeremy Kings

  • Charles Lovekin

  • Joy DeCoursey Porter

  • Karen P. Thomas

  • Reginald Unterseher

  • Giselle Wyers

Recent Complete Concert Programs

Click links below to see recent complete concert programs, including Dr. Gary D. Cannon’s extensive program notes: