St Mary Schola Listen to Some of Our Music


Schola performed the Advent 2012 concert three times: Kennebunkport, Portland and Falmouth. The music presented here was recorded live at the third concert at St. Mary the Virgin, Falmouth on December 16th to a full-house.

To play a selection, click on the play button below the selection's title. After a short pause the selection will begin to play.
Title Composer Featured Artists
1. Nova, Nova - Men's processional

15th century
2. Flos Regalis - Women's processional

14th century
3. Domine, Domine, noster - Motet a 6

Orlando Lassus
4. Verleih uns Frieden genädiglich

Heinrich Schütz
5. Gib unsern Fürsten

Heinrich Schütz
6. Joseph, du Sohn David


7. Ehre sei Gott in der Höhe
   (from the Christmas Story)

Heinrich Schütz
8. Oeffne dich - aria from Cantata 61
   Nun komm de heiden Heiland

J. S. Bach
Molly Harmon,
Eliott Cherry, cello;
Bruce Fithian, organ
9. Jubilate Deo - Motet a 8

Giovanni Gabrielli
10. Largo allegro and Largo from Quartet in
    G Major

  Ed Douglas, recorder;
Jessica Systma, violin;
Eliott Cherry cello;
Bruce Fithian harpsichord
11. Meine Seele rühmt und preist
    (erroneously Bach Cantata 189)
G.M. Hoffman
12. Er denket der Barmherzigkeit -
    duet from Cantata 10

  Martin Lescault;
women on chorale tune;

Eliott Cherry cello;
Bruce Fithian harpsichord
13. Alma Redemptoris Mater

14. Magnificat

  • Magnificat - tutti
  • Quia respexit - Molly Harmon, Erin Chenard - soprano soloists
  • Et Misericordia - Rachel Keller, Andrea Graichen, Martin Lescault, Bruce Fithian, Bruce Canterbury
  • Fecit potentiam - duet for two sopranos - Erin Chenard, Molly Harmon,
                two basses - Curt Siddall, Bruce Canterbury, and
                two tenors - Martin Lescault, Bruce Fithian
  • Suscepit Israel - tutti
  • Recordatus - soloists Rachel Keller, Christine Letcher, Martin Lescault, Abra Mueller, Bruce Fithian, Bruce Canterbury
  • Gloria, tenor duet (Martin Lescault, Bruce Fithian)
  • Sicut erat in principio - tutti