Performances by The Renaissance Chorus


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Date,
Location
Conductor Program
Apr 25, 1955
Barnard Parlor,
Columbia University
Harold Brown Sacred music by Ruffo, Arcadelt, Rosselli, Tallis, Lassus, Palestrina, Josquin, Isaac
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Midnight Dec 25, 1955
Carnegie Hall
Alexander Schneider,
Harold Brown
Three Bach chorales, including "Wie schoen leuchtet der Morgenstern"; (music by string orchestra with Mr. Schneider and Russell Oberlin;) three more chorales
Final Summer Sing, 1957 (before Aug 25) Harold Brown A Dufay Magnificat and a mass by Josquin
Apr 12, 1958
Lexington Ave. YM-YWHA
Harold Brown Ockeghem: Missa 'Mi-mi'
Dec 11, 1960
Kaufman Concert Hall
Harold Brown, Joel Meltz "Early Baroque Music for Chorus and Brass" with the American Brass Quintet: Robert Heinrich, Robert Nagel, Arthur Goldstein, Arnold Fromme, Gilbert Cohen. Lechner: O lieb, wie suss und bitter and Halt hart, Herz, hochster Hort; G. Gabrieli: Hodie Complete Sunt; Samuel Scheidt: Christe, der du bist Tag und Licht (Chorale setting by Meltz); Obrecht: Salve crux, arbor vitae; Scheidt: Nun komm, der Heiden Heiland (Chorale setting by Meltz); Schütz: Deutsches Magnificat
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Apr 21, 1961
St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University
Harold Brown Ockeghem: Missa 'L'Homme Armé'; Josquin: Mirabile Testimonia Tua, Domine; Franck: O Domine Jesu; Obrecht: Salve Crux, Arbor Vitae; Goudimel: four French Psalms.
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Apr 23, 1961
Kaufman Concert Hall, 92nd St. YM-YWHA
Harold Brown Ockeghem: Missa 'L'Homme Armé'; Josquin: Mirabile Testimonia Tua, Domine; Franck: O Domine Jesu; Obrecht: Salve Crux, Arbor Vitae; Goudimel: four French Psalms. With Seymour Barab, cello; Emil Ellberger, viola
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Dec 23 & 24, 1961
Carnegie Recital Hall
Harold Brown Finck: Missa 'De beata Virgine'; Byrd: Introit, Gradual, Alleluia, Communion; Lassus: Offertory; Hassler, Weerbecke, Ockeghem, Palestrina: hymns or motets; Medieval Gregorian trope (not in that order)
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Dec 22 & 24, 1962
Carnegie Recital Hall
Harold Brown, Joel Meltz Josquin: Laudate Pueri; Morley: Canzonette; Gibbons: Fantasias #1, 2, 4; Byrd: Fantasia #5, Fantasia a quatre; Ockeghem: Missa 'Caput'; Susato: Five Dances; Two English Carols; Costelay: Allon, gai bergeres; Handl: Resonet in Laudibus; Trope, Puer natus in bethlehem; Praetorius: Wachut Auf.
With NY Recorder Workshop: Valerie Citkowitz, Robert Citkowitz, James Gollin, George Luks, Paul Ehrlich; Robert Mottingdorfer, gamba; Bass Lake Farm Chorus, Joel Meltz, dir.; Emil Ellberger, viola; Jose Bergher, cello; Amy Platt, bass.
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February 3, 1963
First Unitarian Church, Brooklyn Heights
Harold Brown Josquin: Laudate pueri; Ockeghem: Missa 'Caput'; Schütz: 116th Psalm.
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Apr 6, 1963
Judson Hall
Harold Brown Josquin: De profundis; Obrecht: Missa 'Salve diva parens'; Schütz: Psalm 116. With Citkowitz/Ehrlich/Ellberger/mottingdorfer/Gardner; Intonations, John Quinn.
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Apr 28, 1963
Brooklyn Museum
Harold Brown Obrecht: Missa 'Salve Diva Parens'; Schütz: Psalm 116
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December 22, 1963
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Harold Brown Vaet: Laetatus sum; Tallis: Magnificat Nunc dimittis; Palestrina: Tantum ergo; Josquin: Mirabile testimonia; Senfl: Deus in adiutorium; Van Weerbecke: Verbum caro; Byrd: Vide Domine; Purcell: Te Deum.
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May 16, 1964
Alfred T. White Community Center
Harold Brown Josquin: Ave Maria; Ockeghem: Missa 'Des Plus en Plus'; Nasco: Tristis Est; Tallis: In Jejunio et Fletu; Monteverdi: Crucifixus; Rossi: Al Naharot Bavel; Franck: O Domine Jesu; Josquin: Planxit Autem David
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Feb 7, 1965
The English Speaking Union
Harold Brown Schutz: Also Hat Gott Die Welt Geliebt; Compère: Sola Caret Monstris/Fera Pessima; Peerson: Man, Dreame no More; Tomkins: Yet againe, as soon revived and Weepe no more, thou sorry boy; Purcell: Lord, How long Wilt thou be angry; Martini: Salve Regina; Schein: Zion spricht, der Herr hat mich verlassen
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Apr 30, 1965
Carnegie Recital Hall
Harold Brown Martini: Salve Regina; Schütz: Also hat Gott de welt geliebt; Dunstable: Gaude felix Anna; Johann Schein: two Psalm settings; Jannequin: Chant des oiseaux
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Sep 19 & 26, 1965
Catholic Center at NYU
Harold Brown Open sings.
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Dec 24, 1966
Washington Square Methodist Church
Joel Meltz As part of an interfaith Christmas Eve service televised live by CBS, the chorus sang Puer Natus (chant), Resonet in Laudibus (Jacob Handl), Let all Mortal Flesh Keep Silence (with the church choir) and Love Came down at Christmas (Leo Sowerby).
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Jul 5, 1967
Tompkins Square Park Bandshell
Joel Meltz, Harold Brown Du Fay: Qui pius (at least)
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c.1968?
First Presbyterian Church, Bkln Hgts
Harold Brown Rehearsals only. Ockeghem: Missa cuiusvis toni etc.
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May 31, 1969
WBAI Free Music Store
NY Shakespeare Theater
425 Lafayette Street
Harold Brown
Joel Meltz
Renaissance Sing-In with Josh Rifkin, Louis Lantz, the Renaissance Wind Trio
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May 17, 1970
First Presbyterian Church
124 Henry Street
Brooklyn Heights
Harold Brown Sunday Service. Finck: Veni Creator Spiritus; Josquin: Laudate pueri Dominum; Ockeghem: Gloria, Missa 'Au travail suis'
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May 6, 1975
General Theological Seminary
Harold Brown Binchois: Asperges me; Chant: Tecum principium; Fayrfax: Missa Tecum principium: Gloria; Credo; Sanctus; Agnus Dei.
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May 25, 1975
St. James Chapel at Cathedral of St. John the Divine
Harold Brown Fayrfax: Missa 'Tecum principium'
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Feb 25, 1979
Advent Lutheran church
Stephen Bonime Obrecht: Missa 'Salve diva parens'
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Jun 3, 1979
Washington Square Methodist Church
Stephen Bonime Josquin: Kyrie/Agnus 'Una Musque de Buscaya' and Gloria/sanctus 'De Beata Virgine'; Ockeghem: Credo sine nomine
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Dec 9, 1979
Rutgers Presbyterian Church
Joel Meltz, Stephen Bonime Commemorative Concert in Honor of Harold Brown.
Brown: Two Experiments for flute, clarinet and bassoon; Four Little Preludes for Piano; Quartet #1 for Strings; "Alysoun"; "Sylvia"; "Miniver Cheevy"; Quintet for Strings; Choral Setting No. 1.
Ockeghem: Credo sine nomine.
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Jun 1, 1980
Advent Lutheran Church
Stephen Bonime Isaac: Missa 'O, praeclara, la mi, la sol'; Motets for Trinity Sunday
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Jun 8, 1982
General Theological Seminary
Jennifer Quinn Josquin: Planxit autem; de La Rue: Considera Israel; Crequillon: Vidit Jacob Scalam; Josquin: Ecce tu pulchra es; Brumel: Sicut lilium; Palestrina: Quam pulchra; Josquin: Laudate pueri; Palestrina: Super flumina; Senfl: Deus in Adiutorium; Lassus: Jubilate Deo; Palestrina: Sicut Cervus
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