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Mid-Town Concert Series -
December 3, 2023

Mid-Town Concert Series
December 3, 2023
Central Christian Church, Springfield, MO
Ozark Mountain Strings

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Bring a Torch, Jeanette Isabella…………………………..Traditional
Arr. Matthew Naughtin

Christmas Time Is Here……………………………..Vince Gauraldi
Arr. Daniel Powers

God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen…………………………….Old English Carol
Arr. Robert S. Frost

Frosty the Snowman…………………………….Steve Nelson/Jack Rollins
Arr. Steve W. Mauldin

O Tannenbaum…………………………………….Traditional
Arr. Samantha J. Bramley

Winter Wonderland…………………………………..Dick Smith/Felix Bernard
Arr. Steve W. Mauldin

O Little Town of Bethlehem……………………………………..Lewis H. Redner
Arr. Robert S. Frost

Carol of the Bells………………………………….Ukrainian Carol Mykola Leontivych
Arr. Matthew Naughtin

Let It Snow………………………………………………..Sammy Cahn/Jule Styne
Arr. Steve W. Mauldin

Skating………………………………………………..Vince Gauraldi
Arr. Susan Steffens

Santa Claus is Coming to Town………………………………..Haven Gillespie & J. Fred Coots
Arr. Steve W. Mauldin

Happy Xmas (War Is Over)………………………………………….John Lennon/Yoko Ono
Arr. Unknown

Jingle Bell Rock…………………………………..Joe Beal/Jim Boothe
Arr. Steve Mauldin

We Wish You a Merry Christmas…………………………Traditional English Carol
Arr. Robert S. Frost


Members of the Ozark Mountain Strings

Jill Woodhouse-Violin
Kelly Owens-Violin
Kirsten Weiss-Viola
Jessica Hunt-Cello
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Mid-Town Concert Series –
November 19, 2023

Erica Kollmeyer Suh
Piano Concert

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Sinfonias by J.S. Bach (1865-1750)
No. 8, BMW 794, in F Major
No. 12, BWV 798, in A Major
No. 15, BWV 801, in B Minor

Piano Sonata, K, 332, in F Major by W.A. Mozart (1756-1791)
Allegro Adagio Allegro assai

Mazurka, Op. 7, No. 1 in B-flat Major by F. Chopin (1810-1849)

Mazurka, Op. 7, No. 4, in A-Flat Major by F. Chopin (1810-1849)

Nocturne, Op. posth., in C-sharp Minor by F. Chopin (1810-1849)

Prelude, Op. 28, No. 24 in D Minor by F. Chopin (1810-1849)

Ballade No. 4, Op.52, in F Minor by F. Chopin (1810-1849)
 

Mid-Town Concert Series - July 16, 2023

Central Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), Springfield, MO

Craig Moman, Tenor
Julia Moman, Soprano
Ethan Stahl, Piano

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Act 1, Scene III: "Una parole...Chiedi all'aura lusinghiera"...........G. Donizetti
from "L'Elisir D'Amore"


"Tre Sometti di Petrarca," S. 270...................................................F. Liszt
3. I vidi in terra
2. Benedetto sia 'l giiorno
1. Pace non trovo

Act 2, No. 21-22: "All is prepared... Stay, Frederic, stay!"...........Gilbert & Sullivan
from "The Pirates of Penzance"

Gretchen am Spinnrade" Op. 2, D. 118.......................................F. Schubert

"Clairieres dans le ciel" ................................................................L. Boulanger
3. "Pafois, je suis triste"

"Mattinata" ...................................................................................R. Leoncavallo

Act 4, No. 14: "Va! Je tai pardonne... Nuit d'hymenee"...............C. Gounod
from "Romeo et Juliette"

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Marvin Murphree and Friends

Mid-Town Concert Series – March 26, 2023
Central Christian Church, Springfield, MO

Marvin Murphree and Friends

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Alzati, la tuo filio (Un ballo in Maschera) by Guiseppe Verdi
Sung by Marvin Murphree

Un di, se ben rammentomi (Rigoletto) by Guiseppe Verdi
Sung by Quattro Voci

Waltz No.2 by Dmitri Shostakoivich
I Want to Hold Your Hand by John Lennon/Paul McCartney
Sung by Marvin Murphree & Craig Moman

Eleanor Rigby by John Lennon/Paul McCartney
Tango: Por Una Cabeza by Carlos Gardel, arr. by Matthew Naughtin
Played by Ozark Mountain Strings

Interpretive Reading
Read by Marvin Murphree

Someone to Watch Over Me by George Gershwin
Sung by Claire Herzog

I’m a tenor with a Voice of Gold (Rigoletto) by Guiseppi Verdi/Jim Billings
Sung by Quattro Voci

The Song that Goes Like This (Spamalot) by John Du Prez/Eric Idle
Sung by Marvin Murphree & Claire Herzog

The Lord Bless You and Keep You by John Rutter
Quattro Voci, Ozark Mountain Strings, CCC Chancel Choir, Vicky Claborn
 

Mid-Town Concert Series
February 5, 2023

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From Die Schöne Mülerin............. Franz Schubert

                                                 (1797-1828)
Wohin?
Danskagung an den Bach
Am Feierabend
 
 
Let Beauty Awake             Ralph Vaughn Williams
                                                          (1872-1958)
Beau Soir                                     Claude Debussy
                                                          (1862-1918)
Traum durch die Dämmerung ... Richard Strauss
                                                          (1864-1949)
Ideale                                                                    Paulo Tosti
                                                          (1846-1916)
 
 
From Winter Words................... Benjamin Britten
At Day-close in November                 (1913-1976)
The little old Table
The Choirmaster’s Burial (or The Tenor Man’s Story)
Proud Songsters (Thrushes, Finches, and Nightingales)
Sara Lee.......................................... John Kandor
 

Coffee, in a Cardboard Cup............. John Kandor
                                                               (b. 1927)                                                                            
Laughing Matters......................... Dick Gallagher
                                                                  (1955-2005)

Sara Lee.......................................... John Kandor

 

Mid-Town Concert Series
February 3, 2023 (2)

Chris Goeke (Tenor)

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From Die Schöne Mülerin............. Franz Schubert
                                                 (1797-1828)
Wohin?
Danskagung an den Bach
Am Feierabend
 
 
Let Beauty Awake             Ralph Vaughn Williams
                                                          (1872-1958)
Beau Soir                                     Claude Debussy
                                                          (1862-1918)
Traum durch die Dämmerung ... Richard Strauss
                                                          (1864-1949)
Ideale                                                                    Paulo Tosti
                                                          (1846-1916)
 
 
From Winter Words................... Benjamin Britten
At Day-close in November                 (1913-1976)
The little old Table
The Choirmaster’s Burial (or The Tenor Man’s Story)
Proud Songsters (Thrushes, Finches, and Nightingales)

 

Coffee, in a Cardboard Cup............. John Kandor
                                                               (b. 1927)                                                                            
Laughing Matters......................... Dick Gallagher
                                                                  (1955-2005)  

    Sara Lee.......................................... John Kandor                                  

 

Mid-Town Concert Series
December 4, 2022


The Mid-Town Concert Series
a ministry of Central Christian Church

presents

Glenda Austin
piano
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All of the music played by Glenda Austin are her own arrangements.


Hymns:
“The First Noel”  Chalice Hymnal No. 151, v.1&5
“Away in a Manger”  Chalice Hymnal No. 147, v.1&3
“There’s a Song in the Air”  Chalice Hymnal No. 159 v.1&3
“Once in Royal David’s City”  Chalice Hymnal No. 165, v.1&4
“Silent Night”  Chalice Hymnal No. 145, v.1&4




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Mid-Town Concert Series:
Vicky Claborn

PROGRAM
Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, BVW 654, by Johan Sebastian Bach

Schmücke dich, o liebe Seele, by Johan Gottfried Walther

Selectins from Six Short Pieces for Organ, by Herbert Howells, edited by Robin Wells
I.      Tranquillo, ma con moto
II.     Allegro Scherzando
III.    Aria
IV.    Allegro Impetuoso

Rhapsody Op. 25, “In memorium Herbert Howells” Ian Venebles

Exultate: A Liturgical Suite, by Craig Phillips
I.      Kyrie
II.     Gloria
III.    Sanctus
IV.    Agnus Dei
V.     Ite Missa Est

Badinerie on “LOBE DEN HERREN”, Op. 64, No. 7, by Rachel Laurin

Lord, Enthroned in Heavenly Splendor (Bryn Calfaria), by Aaron Shows

Mid-Town Concert Series

- The Program -

Three Festive Trumpet Tunes                                  Jerry Westenkuehler
“Trumpet Tune on Amsterdam” “Trumpet Tune on Westminster Abbey” “Trumpet Tune in D Major”
Kristine Harris & Vicky Claborn


Anne Landa Preludes                                                              Carl Vine
      “Thumper”
      “Chorale”
Melinda Smashey Jones


Sonata for Trumpet & Piano                                                Debra Lynn
I.     Il Vaggio
Kristine Harris & Melinda Smashey Jones


Hymn  Suite                                                                                         
      “All Creatures of Our God and King”                arr. Jay Althouse
      “When Peace Like a River”                                 arr. Jay Althouse
      “I Will Sing of My Redeemer”                            arr. Rich Heffler
Kristine Harris & Melinda Smashey Jones

“How Great Thou Art”                                              arr. Mark Hayes
Melinda Smashey Jones

Hymn Suite
      “Brethren, We Have Met to Worship”            arr. James Curnow
      “I Will Arise and Go to Jesus”                 arr. Faye & Mark Lopez
      “When I Can Read My Title Clear”        arr. Faye & Mark Lopez
Kristine Harris & Melinda Smashey Jones

“Amazing Grace”                                                arr. Victor Labenske
Melinda Smashey Jones

Hymn Suite
      “There Is a Redeemer”                               arr. Michael Lawrence
      “Lift High the Name of Jesus”                    Keith & Kristyn Getty
Kristine Harris & Melinda Smashey Jones
Alan Munde, banjo
 

Mid-Town Concert Series - Part 2

Mid-Town Concert Series - Candance L. French Memorial Piano Concert featuring Matthew Bengtson

"Patterns"    Luke Carlson (b. 1983)
        Little Green Zigzags
        Roundel in Red
        Black Arabesques

"Meditation (Glocken)"     Ingrid Arauco (b. 1957)

"12 Estudios rítmicos y sonorous, Nos. 1-6"        Roberto Sierra (b. 1953)

"Csárdás Obstinée S. 225 no. 2"      Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

"Jeux d’eau"        Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

"Nocturne No. 12 in E minor, Op. 107"       Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

"Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue"          César Franck (1822-1890)

Mid-Town Concert Series - Part 1

Mid-Town Concert Series - Candance L. French Memorial Piano Concert featuring Matthew Bengtson

"Patterns"    Luke Carlson (b. 1983)
        Little Green Zigzags
        Roundel in Red
        Black Arabesques

"Meditation (Glocken)"     Ingrid Arauco (b. 1957)

"12 Estudios rítmicos y sonorous, Nos. 1-6"        Roberto Sierra (b. 1953)

"Csárdás Obstinée S. 225 no. 2"      Franz Liszt (1811-1886)

"Jeux d’eau"        Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

"Nocturne No. 12 in E minor, Op. 107"       Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924)

"Prelude, Chorale, and Fugue"          César Franck (1822-1890)

Mid-Town Concert Series

February 6, 2022

The Program

Rinaldo                                                                             G. F. Handel
            “Lascia ch’io pianga”
The Magic Flute
            “Queen of the Night’s Vengeance Aria”            W. A. Mozart

“Panis angelicus”                                                            Cesar Franck
Messiah                                                                            G. F. Handel
            “I Know That My Redeemer Liveth”
“My Heart Ever Faithful”                                                     J. S. Bach

“My Star” (poem by Robert Browning)                              John Akins
“Peaches” (poem by Kate Barnes)                                      John Akins
Lonely Journey? (poems by Dr. Robert MacBride)                John Akins
            “Lubec”
            “Mirrors”
            “Old Fashioned Bouquet”
            “Spring in Maine”
            “Snowing”
            “Lonely Journey?”

“Chiquitita la novia”                                                     F. J. Obradors
Gianni Schicchi                                                                     G. Puccini
            “O mio babbino caro”

Die Fledermaus                                                                        J. Strauss
            “Adele’s Laughing Song” (“Mein Herr Marquis”)
My Fair Lady                                                                          F. Loewe
            “I Could Have Danced All Night”