As in the Days

A thought-provoking text from Job receives an unexpected setting in an American vernacular style. Oh, that I were as in months past, As in the days when God watched over me; When His lamp shone upon my head, And when by His light I walked through darkness; Because I delivered the poor who cried out, […]

 

Scapulis suis

This motet for four-part women’s chorus uses a Latin text from Psalm 90 (91): “The Lord will overshadow you with his pinions, and you will find refuge under his wings. His faithfulness will encompass you with a shield.”

 

String Quartet No. 1

This string quartet is in three contrasting movements: 1) Overture, 2) Air, and 3) Scherzo.

 

st-olaf-christmas-viking125.jpg The male voices of St. Olaf College’s Viking Chorus, conducted by Mark Stover, performed Noel, Noel, Noel, as part of the St. Olaf Christmas Festival, one of the oldest Christmas celebrations in the U.S., on December 1-4. Recordings of the festival are available here. Listen to the MPR broadcast.