The 1953 Spring Concert of the Virginia Glee Club was a joint performance with the Hollins Chapel Choir and was conducted by Donald MacInnis. Held March 14, 1953 in Old Cabell Hall, it was part of the Glee Club 1952-1953 season. The Hollins Chapel Choir was conducted by Arthur S. Talmadge.


  1. Sanctus and Benedictus (William Byrd (1543-1623)) (HCC)
  2. Bless'd are They Who in Jesus Live (Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)) (HCC)
  3. Pater Noster (Francois Auguste Gevaert (1828-1908)) (HCC)
  4. Replenti Sunt (Jacob Handl (1550-1591)) (HCC)
  5. Oh Hail Thou the Soul of the Universe (from Cantate, "Dir, Seele des Weltalls," K. 429) (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) (VGC)
  6. Since First I Saw Your Face (Thomas Ford (c.1580-1648), arr. Randall Thompson) (VGC)
  7. Though My Carriage Be but Careless (Thomas Weelkes (d. 1623), arr. Stephen Tuttle) (VGC)
  8. Come Again, Sweet Love (John Dowland (1563-1626), arr. A.T. Davison) (VGC)
  9. Gute Nacht (German Folk-song, arr. G. W. Woodworth) (VGC)
  10. The Silver Moon is Shining (Tu mi vuoi tanto bene) (Italian Folk-song, arr. A.T. Davison) (VGC)
  11. Border Ballad, a setting of the poem by Sir Walter Scott (Healey Willan (1880-)) (VGC)
  12. Marienlieder (Johannes Brahms (1833-1897) (HCC)
    • The Hunter
    • Mary's Journey to Church
    • The Angelic Greeting
  13. Messe a trois voix (Andre Caplet (1878-1925) (HCC)
    • Sanctus
    • Agnus Dei
  14. O Lord, Deal Not With Us After Our Sins (Vernon Purdue Davis (University of Virginia, '42)) (HCC)
  15. Praise Ye the Name of the Lord (Alexander Katalsky (1856-1926), arr. Garokhoff) (HCC)
  16. Chorale: Now Let Every Tongue Adore Thee (Johann Sebastian Bach, arr. A.T. Davison) (VGC)
  17. Let Their Celestial Concerts All Unite, from the oratorio Samson (George Friedrich Handel (1685-1759), arr. A.T. Davison) (VGC)
  18. From the Magnificat (Johann Sebastian Bach) (HCC/VGC)
    • Magnificat anima mea Dominum
    • Quia fecit mihi magna, qui potens est, et sanctum nomen ejus (Julian Dancy, baritone)
    • Suscepit Israel puerum suum recordatus misericordiae suae
    • Sicut locutus est ad patres nostros, Abraham et semini ejus in secula
    • Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritu sancto: sicut erat in principio, et nunc, et semper et in secula in seculorum. Amen.


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