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UMBC Camerata - Saturday, April 28, 2012

The Department of Music presents the UMBC Camerata under the direction of Stephen Caracciolo. The Camerata is a select chamber choir of 35-45 singers that performs great choral literature in a variety of styles, from Renaissance motets to avant-garde contemporary works. Their program will feature:

Missa "O magnum mysterium" - Tomas Luis de Victoria
A short mass from Renaissance Spain based on the composer's own famous motet of the same name.

Music for Evening Prayer
O Come and Worship (from All-Night Vigil) – Sergei Rachmaninoff
Psalm 145 (Anglican chant) – Douglas Major
Let My Prayer Rise Before You as Incense – Stephen Caracciolo
Hail Gladdening Light (for double choir) – Charles Wood

How Sweet the Moonlight Sleeps – Stephen Caracciolo
A performance of UMBC Faculty Fellowship research. The text is drawn from Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, which begins, "How sweet the moonlight sleeps upon this bank. Here will we sit and let the sound of music creep inn our ears."

Lighter Fare
Vita de la mia vita - William Hawley
The Gift To Be Simple – arr. Bob Chilcott
Danny Boy – arr. Joseph Flummerfelt
Wade in the Water – arr. Moses Hogan

8 pm, Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is free.