Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Choral Festival
Monday, February 16, 2009, 2:00 PM

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About

Dr. Gary Schwartzhoff, festival artistic director
McLean Youth Orchestra
--Pauline (Tina) Anderson, director

In celebration of the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln, Music Celebrations International presents a
350-voice festival chorus in a stirring musical tribute to the time, legacy, and words of our sixteenth
President.

Program
 
--THOMPSON          Testament of Freedom
  --
JEFFERS               "Workin' for the Dawn of Peace"
  --RENTZ                    Words of Lincoln
  --COPLAND              Lincoln Portrait
  --HOWELLS             "Take Him, Earth, for Cherishing"
  --STROOPE             "Homeland"  (from Holst)
  --MULHOLLAND      America the Beautiful       

Performance Timing:  Part I - 40 min;   Intermission - 20 min;  Part II - 30 min.               

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