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Doreen Rao

Participation Programs for Orchestra, Choir and Audiences

Additional Song-Related Symphonic Repertoire

J.S. Bach “Wachet auf” (from Cantata No. 140)
“Mein susser Trost” (from Cantata No. 151)
“Komm, du susse Todesstunde” (from Cantata No. 161)

Bela Bartok Six Songs

Alban Berg Violin Concerto (Bach chorale “Es ist genug”)

Leonard Bernstein Three Excerpts from Mass
West Side Story (Concert Suite No. 2)

George Bizet Carmen “Chorus of Street Boys”

L'Arlesienne Suite No. 1 (“March of the Kings”)

Benjamin Britten Friday Afternoons, Op. 7
Psalm 150
Rossini Suite

Fourteen Folksongs (English/French)
Welcome Ode, Op. 95
The Turn of the Screw (“Lavender’s Blue”)

Canadian Carnival (Kermesse Canadienne), Op. 19 (“Alouette”)

Aaron Copland Appalachian Spring (Suite) Shaker Song (“’Tis the Gift”)
Old American Songs (First and Second Sets)

The Tender Land Suite (“The Promise of Living/Stomp Your Foot”)

Four Dance Episodes from Rodeo (work songs, cowboy songs)

David Del Tredici “Acrostic Song” (from Final Alice)

Frederick Delius Songs of Farewell
Sea Pictures

“Sea Slumber-Song”

“Where Corals Lie”

“The Swimmer”

Antonin Dvorak Symphony No. 9 (2nd Movement, “Goin’ Home”)
Songs My Mother Taught Me

Gustav Holst Fantasia on the Dargason

Herbert Howells “A New Year Carol”

Franz Joseph Haydn Symphony No. 103 (4th Movement)
Symphony No. 104 (4th Movement)

John Ireland “The Holy Boy”

Charles Ives Symphony No. 2
Selected Songs

Peter Maxwell Davies Four Instrumental Motets, from early Scottish originals

Neil McKay Fantasy on A Quiet Theme (“She’s Like the Swallow”)

W.A. Mozart Variations on “Ah vous dirai-je...”

Otto Nicolai Overture, Op. 31 (Bach choral “Ein feste Burg . . .”)
Christmas Overture (“Vom Himmel hoch...”)

Serge Prokofiev Symphonic Suite, Op. 60
II Romance
IV The Burial
Symphonic Suite for Children (“A Summer Day”)

Roger Quilter “Non Nobis Domine”

Michael Runyan Songs of Awakening

Franz Schubert Winter and Spring

Frederic Smetana The Bartered Bride (Introduction, Chorus of Village Folk)

Arr: Harrison “Come, then let us all be merry”

Charles V. Stanford Phaudrig Crohoore, Op. 62

Richard Strauss Olympishe Humne

Josef Strauss Music from Heaven

Igor Stravinsky The Firebird (Finale, hymn “By the Gate”)
Greeting Prelude (“Happy Birthday”)

Stravinsky-Bach Vom Himmel hoch Chorale Variations

P.I. Tchaikovsky String Quartet No. 1 (2nd Movement)

Virgil Thomson Fanfare for France

Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Greensleeves
(adapted from the opera Sir John in Love)