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A Christmas at Boscobel with the Putnam Chorale

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When:

Saturday, December 15
Two performances: 4:30pm and 6:00pm

Admission:

Members $14, Not Yet Members $18

Details:

Putnam Chorale Music Director Douglas Anderson selects and directs holiday music that would have been heard in American churches and homes in the early 19th century, reflecting life as it would have been lived at Boscobel.

Guests are welcome to arrive fifteen minutes early to enjoy the first floor rooms of the Historic House Museum, beautifully decorated for the holidays. Performances will take place in the Entrance Hall of the mansion followed by a reception in the Gallery. (Advance registration recommended)

PROGRAM:
Gloria (first movement) | Antonio Vivaldi

Bring a Torch | Anonymous, French

Lullaby of Mary and the Angels | Traditional, Dutch

Lo, how a rose e’er blooming | Traditional, German

Still, Still, Still | Anonymous, Austrian

Ave Verum Corpus | W. A. Mozart

Boars Head Carol | Old English

Here we come a-wassailing | Old English

Vom Himmel Hoch | Martin Luther, Val­en­tin Schu­mann

New Years Carol | Benjamin Britten (our sole, 20th-century work because it is too beautiful to leave out.)

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