2017 Christmas Concert featuring the St. Paul’s Boy Choir

Choose Something Like A Star

Saturday December 16, 2017, 4:00PM

NOTE – SATURDAY, not Sunday!
Regis College, 235 Wellesley Street, Weston, MA.

We will be featuring the St. Paul’s Boy Choir, from the St. Paul’s Choir School in Harvard Square, the only Catholic boys choir school in the United States. For more information about them, please click here – http://stpaulchoirschool.com/.

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2017 Christmas Concert Music

*denotes music BSMC has performed before
-Behold that star: a newly commissioned arrangement by Jerry Noble of a traditional African-American spiritual. Will open the Christmas Concert
*-Carol of the bells: a great favorite! Please pick up the revised edition on Monday.
*-Ave Maria: we will continue our work on this magnificent, sonorous hymn to Mary by Franz Biebl.
-Choose Something Like a Star: we will continue work on this great setting by Randall Thompson of Robert Frost’s poem.
*-There shall a star: BSMC has sung this fine chorus by Mendelssohn before. The St. Paul Boychoir will join us for this performance. Please pick up the revised text edition on Monday.
*-Good King Wenceslas: The St. Paul Boychoir will join us for this lively Goff Richards between King and Page.
*-A Merry Little Christmas Medley: another fabulous Goff Richards arrangement we love and have performed regularly.

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[1] Behold That Star

– A newly commissioned arrangement by Jerry Noble of a traditional African-American spiritual. Will open the Christmas Concert.

Behold That Star – Clifton Noble – music score

 

[2] Carol of the bells

– (revised edition) – M. Leontovich

Carol of the Bells – music score

 

[3] Ave Maria

– Franz Biebl

AVE MARIA – Franz Biebl – Music Score
 

Downloadable versions of the Part Recordings: Right-click on any of the above, then “SaveAs…”

 

[4] Choose Something Like a Star

– music by Randall Thompson, words by Robert Frost

Choose Something Like A Star – music score

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[5] There shall a star

– Mendelssohn. (revised score) – The St. Paul Boychoir will join us for this performance.

There Shall a Star – Chorus Only – music score

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There Shall a Star – Full Work (Recitative, Trio and Chorus) – music score

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[6] Good King Wenceslas

– The St. Paul Boychoir will join us for this lively Goff Richards musical conversation between King and Page

Good King Wenceslas – music score

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[7] A Merry Little Christmas Medley

– arr. Goff Richards

A Merry Little Christmas – music score

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