Twelve on the 12th-from Palestrina to Pentatonix!

Don’t miss our spectacular concert with orchestra on Dec. 12th at Shiloh Baptist Church (Old Site) at 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. As part of our whirlwind tour of Christmas music through the ages, the Chorale will perform A Musicological Journey Through the Twelve Days of Christmas by Craig Courtney. In this clever montage you will hear the tune transformed as it appears in the following styles:

1. A Partridge – 6th Century Rome (Gregorian Chant)
2. Two Turtle Doves – 15th Century France (Josquin des Pres)
3. Three French Hens – 16th Century Italy (Palestrina)
4. Four Calling Birds – 17th Century Italy (Vivaldi)
5. Five Gold Rings – 18th Century Germany (Beethoven)
6. Six Geese a-Laying – 18th Century Austria (Mozart)
7. Seven Swans a-Swimming – 19th Century France (Saint Saens)
8. Eight Maids a-Milking – 19th Century Germany (Wagner)
9. Nine Ladies Dancing – 19th Century Austria (Strauss)
10. Ten Lords a-Leaping – 19th Century France (Offenbach)
11. Eleven Pipers Piping – 19th Century Russia (Tchaikovsky)
12. Twelve Drummers Drumming – 19th Century America (Sousa)

See you there!

Mary-Hannah

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