Concert Program

The 1959 Spring Concert of the Virginia Glee Club was conducted by David Davis as part of the Glee Club 1958-1959 season. Held May 7, 1959 in the Newcomb Hall Ballroom, the concert was a collaboration with the Longwood College Choir, John Molnar conducting.

A recording of this concert is available at the University of Virginia Library.



  • Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts (Purcell)
  • Benedictus (from Missa Pange Lingua) (Des Pres)
  • O vos omnes (Vittoria)
  • The Peacocks (Kodaly)

(The Glee Club)


  • In these delightful, pleasant groves (Purcell)
  • With drooping wings (from "Dido and Aeneas")
  • Jesu Dulcis Memoria (Vittoria)
  • Sacerdotes Domini (Byrd)
  • Two Choruses from "L'Allegro" (Handel)
    • "Or let the merry bells ring out"
    • "These delights if thou canst give"

(The Choir)


  • Rhapsody (from Goethe's "Harzeise im Winter," Op. 53) (Brahms)
  • Mass in G: Kyrie, Gloria, Credo, Sanctus and Benedictus, Agnus Dei (Schubert

(The combined Choir and Glee Club)

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