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Dale Warland Singers' 30th Anniversary Concert
Thirty years ago, a young college music professor took on the task of creating a choir that would match the voices he heard blended in his head. Those voices were a part of a musical ideal and vision that has entertained and absorbed the attention of audiences in Minnesota and around the world since that time. The Dale Warland Singers and their founder, Dale Warland, celebrated that 30th anniversary milestone with a concert at the Ted Mann Concert Hall on Sunday April 27th, 2003, broadcast live by Minnesota Public Radio. Here's a chance to hear this ensemble again, or maybe for the first time.

00:00 Introduction of concert with interview with Dale Warland
04:20 Intro to music
Thomas Morley Fire, fire, my heart
Claude de Sermisy Au Joly Bois
09:05 Dale Warland's welcome to audience
10:09 Samuel Barber Mary Hynes (from Reincarnations)
Irving Fine Have You Seen the White Lily Grow? (from The Hour-Glass)
Ross Lee Finney See How the Earth (from Spherical Madrigals)
18:39 Aaron Jay Kernis intro to his new piece
Aaron Jay Kernis The Wheel of Time, The Dance (world premiere)
33:21 Donald Patriquin J'entends le Moulin (I Hear the Millwheel) (Ruth Palmer, piano)
Charles Villiers Stanford The Blue Bird
Percy Aldridge Grainger The Lost Lady Found (Ruth Palmer, piano)
44:58 Tom Crann talks to Dale Warland about the many people he's worked with over the past 30 years
47:02 Intermission feature: Mindy Ratner talks to Minnesota composers who have worked with Dale Warland over the years
1:01:05 Carol Barnett The Last Invocation
Stephen Paulus Evensong
1:11:59 David Hamilton The Moon Is Silently Singing
(Ellen Dinwiddie Smith and Kendall Betts, horns)
1:24:14 Steven Sametz I have had singing
Dale Warland There Will Be Rest
(harp Kathy Kienzle, flute Linda Chatterton) (world premiere)
1:31:58 Tom Crann interview with Dale Warland about the past 30 years, his style, and his approach.

Traditional arr. Stephen Paulus The Water is Wide (harp)
Kirby Shaw Plenty Good Room (On the Glory Train)
(with the Alumni Singers and Kathy Kienzle, harp)

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