Christmas Musical Service

Event Information

Venue(s):
Zion Protestant Episcopal Church

Event Type:
Choral

Performance Forces:
Instrumental, Vocal

Record Information

Status:
Published

Last Updated:
11 September 2012

Performance Date(s) and Time(s)

25 Dec 1865, 10:30 AM

Program Details

Choir—Soprano, Mrs. Mixsell; alto, Mme. Fleury D’Urban; tenor, Mr. Hill; baritone, Sig. P. Centemeri; and an extra or double quartette.
The works by Antonio L. Mora were:
an unidentified carol with lyrics by Bishop Southgate performed by the school choir
“Venite” quartette and solo (Quartette)
“Glory be to the Father” (Quartette)
“Te Deum” (Chorus and Quartette)
“Glorious company, The” (Mr. Hill)
“[illeg.] thou tookest upon [illeg.]” duet for soprano and baritone, followed by alto solo (Mixsell, Centemeri, Fleury D’Urban)
“O Lord save Thy people” finale concerted
“Vouchsafe, O Lord” (Choir)
“Jubilate” (Choir and Centemeri)
“Be ye sure” (Mixsell)
“Gloria” (Choir)

Performers and/or Works Performed

3)
Composer(s): Mercadante
Participants:  Pietro Centemeri

Citations

1)
Announcement: New-York Times, 25 December 1865, 8.

     Program included.  “The music (except the Psalm and Anthem) has been espevially composed and arranged for this service by the organist, Antonio L. Mora.  Choir—Soprano, Mrs. Mixsell; alto, Mme. Fleury D’Urban; tenor, Mr. Hill; baritone, Sig. P. Centemeri; and an extra or double quartette.”