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Hendrix Hosts Choir of Clare College Cambridge

CONWAY, Ark. (August 25, 2014) – The Hendrix College Music Department's Harold Thompson Recital Series presents a performance by the Choir of Clare College Cambridge, conducted by Graham Ross, on Friday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m. in Greene Chapel during Fall Family Weekend at Hendrix. 

The event, which is free and open to the public, is co-hosted by Hendrix music professors Dr. Andrew Morgan and Dr. Karen Griebling and First United Methodist Church Conway Chancel Choir conductor Janet Gingerich. 

There will be a reception in Trieschmann Gallery, organized by the Office of Alumni and Constituent Engagement, following the concert.

For more information, contact Dr. Griebling at 501-450-1249 or email

  • Magnificat from Chichester Service – William Walton (1902-83)
  • clap your hands together, O ye people – Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
  • Omnes gentes, plaudite manibus – Christopher Tye (1505-72)
  • Three Latin Motets – Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
  • The dove descending breaks the air – Igor Stravinsky (1882-1971)
  • The turtle dove – Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
  • The Twelve – William Walton (1902-83)
  • Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (Collegium Regale) – Herbert Howells (1892-1983)
  • Three Shakespeare Songs – Ralph Vaughan Williams
  • Rejoice in the Lamb – Benjamin Britten (1913-76)
  • The blue bird – Charles Villiers Stanford

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