SANITY SINGERS MUSIC 

     
   

    Year 18  - Music for the Spring Concert
* Rich Ingraham, Directing
Salvation Is Created …………………………....……… Tschesnokoff
*Hallelujah ……………………………………………………. Cohen
*Ain’t Judgin’ No Man. …………………..……….…Parker & Gilpin
*Music On The Water ……….Wordsworth poem ………Sieving, arr.
*Walk by Faith! ……………………..……..…..… Williams & Raney
* A Legacy of Life………………………………………….…..Gilpin
*Battle of Jericho …………………………………... …… Hayes, arr.
Seek Ye First ………………………………………………… Garrett
Fill-a Me Up ………………………………………… ……... Choplin
And Can It Be? ……………………………………..…..…….. Forrest
I Would Be True …………………………………..……….. Patterson
Brethren, We Have Met to Worship …………………….... Burroughs
Alleluia …………………….…………………….. ……… Thompson
(Encore) You Are Being Redeemed…………….…….. ……… Rentz

  Year 18 - Music for the Fall Concert
* Rich Ingraham, Directing
African Noel .......................................................... Donald Moore, arr.
*Donkey Riding  ......................................................William Hunt, arr.
*There is Nothing Like a Dame ..................Rodgers and Hammerstein
What Shall We Do With a Drunken Sailor ................Parker and Shaw
When I Was a Lad ........................... Gilbert and Sullivan, Leavitt, arr.
Baby It's Cold Outside ..................Three Men and a Piano and a Lady
Ark of My Hopes and Dreams ................................ Lanier, Rentz, arr.
*Haul Away, Joe ....................................................... Parker and Shaw
*Ballad of the Cross-eyed Sailor ................................................. Perry
I Saw Three Ships  .............................................................. Miller, arr.
Rise Up, Shepherd ............................................................. Leavitt, arr.
While By My Sheep ........................................................... Leavitt, arr.
I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day ............................... O'Connell, arr.
God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen .................................. Campbell, arr.
Grown Up Christmas List .......................................................... Hayes
(Encore) Stars I Shall Find .................Sara Teasdale, Poet  .....Johnson                                 

       Year 17 - Music for the Spring Concert
Brothers, Sing On  ……………………………………. Edvard Grieg
E Pluribus Unum (Out of Many, One …………… ….. Joseph Martin
Armed Forces - The Pride of America …………..….. Gilpin & Clark
Down to the River to Pray …Traditional………  Charles Spargur, arr.
They Call the Wind Maria …………….Lerner & Loewe, Martin. arr.
Accenttchuate The Positive … ……………………..Mercer & Arlen
      (Three Men and an Upright????)
The Arrow and the Song …Longfellow, words, Joseph Martin, music
Goin’ Home …………… Dvorak ………………….Joel Blahnik, arr.       
The Lord Is My Shepherd …………………….…..Thomas Matthews
Ghost Riders in the Sky …………………………..….. Jones & Shaw
Grandfather’s Clock ……H. C. Word. …………….Shaw-Hunter, arr.      
Blades of Grass and Pure White Stones ………..……Christopher, arr.
Dry Bones, Spiritual ……………………………...Donald Moore, arr.
The Navy Hymn (Eternal Father)  …………  ………. Tom Scott, arr.
Why We Sing …,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,. Greg Gilpin
 Encore – Give Us a Song ………………………… Joseph Martin

                                                        Year 17 - Music for the Fall Concert - December 6, 2014

Winter Song  …………………………………...….. Hovey & Bullard
The Pasture … Robert Frost poem  .……….… Randall Thompson, arr.
The Great Pretender …. The Platters …………... Roger Emerson, arr.
And So It Goes …. Billy Joel …………………….... Kirby Shaw, arr.
Since I Don’t Have You ……The Skyliners …………  Mac Huff, arr.
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening ,  Frost ……Thompson, arr.
My Prayer ……………The Platters  …….Boulanger & Kennedy, arr.
Walk Like a Man …The Four Seasons  …………... Kirby Shaw, arr.
The Yearning ……………………………………….. Craig Courtney
In Whatever Time We Have …Children of Eden  …..  Mac Huff, arr.
Candle on the Water….Pete’s Dragon …. ………..... Kirby Shaw, arr.
Only You ……….The Platters .. ……………...……… Mac Huff, arr.
There Is Faint Music ………………….………….. Buckley & Forrest
All Through the Night - Old Welsh Folk Song ... Hayden Morgan, arr.

Year 16 - Music for the Spring Concert - April 26, 2014

Appalachian Lord’s Prayer…………………………..… Rick Sowash
            Original composition arranged for the Sanity Singers
The Road Not Taken …Poem by Robert Frost, … David Dickau. Arr.
Ev’ry Time I Feel the Spirit …  …………………….William Dawson
If Anyone Be In Christ  …………………………… Joseph M. Martin
Fire In The Furnace …………………………………...… Kirby Shaw  
You Raise Me Up ……………………………………... Joe Liles, arr.
Te Decet Hymnus ………………………………..…..Charles Spargur
                        Original Composition for the Sanity Singers
Ride the Chariot  ……………………………..…… William H. Smith                       
My Song Is Love Unknown ……………..………… Edwin T. Childs
I’m Bound for the Promised Land  ………...… Bailey and Wommack
Beautiful Savior  ………………………….….Christiansen & Wycisk
The Awakening ………………………………….... Joseph M. Martin
Bring Me Little Water, Sylvie  ………………………….. Kirby Shaw
Jesus Paid It All ………………………………... Robert Sterling. Arr.
Plenty Good Room (On the Glory Train)  ………………. Kirby Shaw
Lay Up Your Treasures In Heaven ………………….. Pepper Choplin
(Encore – Give Us a Song …………………………… Joseph Martin)

Year 16 - Music for the Christmas Concert - December 7, 2013

Thirty Second Fa La La    ……………………………. Donald Moore
Merrily Sing Noel!  …………………………………. Linda Spevacek
Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree …………...……..Kirby Shaw, arr.
What You Gonna Call Your Pretty Little Baby?  .Andrea Ramsey, arr.
Fun, Fun, Fun! ……………………………………….… Greg Gilpin
Mary Had a Baby ………………………..……….. David Wright, arr.     
Mele Kalikimaka ………………………………….. Jay Althouse, arr.
While Shepherds Watched Their Flocks ……………..Craig Courtney
Various Themes on “Fa-La-La” ……………………. Chuck Bridwell
Gentle Mary Laid Her Child ………………………...…. Allan Bevan
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas ………………. Molly Ijames
Alegria ………………………………………..…. Mark Burrows, arr.
We Three Kings ……………………………...… John H. Hopkins, Jr.
Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent ………………….… Craig Courtney
(Encore – Silent Night ………….... Mohr/Gruber -  Mark Webb, arr.)

Year 15 - Music for the Spring Concert  - April 27, 2013

The Creation ………………………………………….. Willie Richter
Until I Found the Lord …………………………..…Andre. J. Thomas
Elijah and Joshua ………………………………….. Sally A. Albrecht
Kum Bah Yah …………………………………..….Earlene R. Turner
Wade in the Water …………………………………….... Mark Hayes
I Believe …………………………………………………..  Lon Berry
The Holy Heart ……………………………………...Mary McDonald
Spiritual Jubilee ………………………………….…. Linda Spevacek
Steal Away ……………………………….…. J. Edmund Hughes, arr
We Are Singing, for the Lord Is Our Light ….…....…. Hal Hopson, arr.
Hallelujah … G. F. Handel …………………....… Charlie Spargur, arr.
The Wayside Cross ……………………………………. H. H. Palmer
They Need to Hear It From You ………………. Blackley & Drennan
Slow Me Down, Lord ………………………………. Linda Spevacek
In Beulah Land ………………………………   ………. Mark Caruth
Sing Your Way Home ...............................................… Joseph Martin

Year 15 - Music for the Christmas Concert - December 3, 2012

Fanfare for Christmas Day ………………………….….. Martin Shaw
Born, Born in Bethlehem ……………………….. Douglas E. Wagne
Three Songs for Christmas ………………………… Clare Grundman
You’re a Mean One, Mr. Grinch ………… Albert Hague & Jeff Funk
Christmas Time is Here ……………………... Mendelson & Guaraldi
Go Tell It on the Mountain ………………………... Carolyn Jennings
All Through the Night ……………………………... Jameson Marvin
Feliz Navidad ……………………... Jose Feliciano, John Leavitt, arr.
Zither Carol ……….... Charlie Spargur (Our Own Resident Arranger)
I'll Be Home for Christmas…….…Kent & Gannon, Mark Hayes, arr.
The Little Drummer Boy/Peace on Earth …………. Jay Althouse, arr.
Silent Night …………………………………………... Mack Wilberg
Come and See the King …………………………………..... Ken Berg
A SURPRISE!!! - a Visit from Santa Claus

Year 14 - Music for the Spring Concert, April 30, 2012

            Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring, J. S. Bach
            i carry your heart with me, E. E. Cummings
            Christ Is The Rock. William B. Bradbury
            The Silent Land, Christina G. Rossetti
            Tread Softly, William B. Yeats
             back in Dad and Mother’s Day  - Sung by Three Men and a Piano       
            The Touch of the Master’s Hand, A Reading by Paul Knapp
            Were You There, Traditional Spiritual    
            The Choir Invisible, George Elio
            Blow Ye the Trumpet, John Brown Opera
            The Last Words of David, Randall Thompson
            Walk a Mile 
            Come Sing to Me of Heaven
            Lay Up Your Treasure in Heaven
            The Arrow and the Song, Henry W. Longfellow

                   Year 14 - Music for the Fall Concert,  December 5, 2011

             Processional Alleluia 
             Yuletide Rhythm 
             The Gift Carol
             Hodie!  
             The Huron Carol 
             Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent
             In the Bleak Midwinter
             Oh!  Christmas Tree???
             What Child Is This?  (Greensleeves)            
             Santa Claus is Back in Town  
             Christmas … In About Three Minutes 
             The Christmas Song             
             Dance of the Sugar-Plum Fairy 
             Winter Wind 

 

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                    Year 13 - Music for the Spring Concert, April 24th, 2010
        Alleluia
            Ancient Words
            Where’er You Walk
            Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor
            I Am in Need of Music
            Exsultate Justi
            Lord, Listen to My Children Praying        
            The Gift of Love        
            Goin’ Up to Glory
            Down to the River to Pray
            Hark, I Hear the Harps Eternal
            Amen        
            Ave Maria
            Lay Up Your Treasure in Heaven
            Encore - He Never Failed Me Yet


                     Year 12 - Music for the Fall Concert, December 12th, 2009
          Fanfare for Christmas
            (Sanity Singers)
            Sing We Now of Christmas
            I Wonder As I Wander
            Let It Ring, Let It Swing, Let It Snow
            The Gift of December
            Santa Got a Tummy Tuck
            (Evangel)
            And the Angels Sang
            Once In David’s Royal City
            Go, Tell It!
            Go Where I Send Thee
            Great, Great Joy
            (Combined Choruses)
            Mary, Did You Know?
            Still, Still Night
            All Because of Mr. Santa Claus
            On This Still and Silent Night 
            White Christmas
            Encore - Alleluia


                     Year 12 - Music for the Spring Concert, April 26th, 2009
           

            Let There Be Music! Let There Be Love
            Till There Was You
            The Circles of Our Lives
            Barcarolle 
            Built on the Rock 
            The Quest Unending  
            When I Hear Music 
            If         
            Over the Rainbow  
            Born to Be Free 
            You Raise Me Up 
            She Walks in Beauty 
            Things That Never Die 
            Lullaby 
            The Longest Time            
            Blades of Grass and Pure White Stones  
            Encore -   Armed Forces – The Pride of America 


                                 Year 11 - Music for the Fall Concert, December 6th, 2008
        Cantate Hodie
              Throw Open Your Shutters
              Silent Night
              We've Got Good News To Tell
              Away in the Manger
              A Christmas Greeting
              As Lately We Watched
              A Men's Choral Christmas Medley
              Mary's Little Boy
              Just Before Christmas
              Ave Maria
              Now Is the Carolling Season
              Look Up, Children
              My True Love Gave to Me
              Lirum, Lirum
              It's Our Christmas Cheer
Year 10 - Music for the Spring, 10th Anniversary, Concert April 26th, 2008

Presentation of the Colors and the Star Spangled Banner
Testament of Freedom, Part 1 - The first piece ever sung in concert by the Sanity Singers, November 1998.
The Creation (May 2000*)
These Beads
This Little Light of Mine
The Great Pretender (November 1998*)
Interlude - Three Men and a Piano - Oh Yeah! (Sweet Adeline)
A Mother's Love (May 2000*)
Soon and Very Soon (April 2006*)
Mansions of the Lord (April 2006*)
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor (May 1999*)
Jesus Paid It All (May 2000*)
My Old Kentucky Home (May 2004*)
The Awakening (May 1999*)
Tenting Tonight (sung in combined concert with the Northern Kentucky Community Chorus May 2000*)
I Believe (May 2001*)
Goin' Home (Dedicated to the Sanity Singers Eternal - Dick Perrin, John Lytle, Earl Nichols, Jim Poore)
Why We Sing (December 2006*)
The Battle Hymn of the Republic  (May 2005*)
* Date the piece was first sung  in concert
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Year 10 - Music for the Fall Concert December 1, 2007

O Holy Child
Star of Glory
Mary Had a Baby
Fruitcake
What Child Is This?
Tomorrow Shall Be My Dancing Day
The Glory Manger
Past Three O’Clock
J.B.M.C.A
No Golden Carriage, No Bright Toy
Coventry Carol
Little Saint Nick
Child of God
Blue Christmas
Ave Verum
On Christmas Night All Christians Sing

Year 9 - Music for the Spring Concert April 28, 2007

Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming
In a Manger Lowly Lay

The Call to the Shepherds
Hush-A-Bye, Darling
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy

While Shepherds Watched
O Magnum Mysterium
As I Went to Bethlehem  
Advent 
Silent Night

Frosty the Snow Man
Nowel 
The Christmas Waltz 
Ding Dong Merrily on High
 

Year 9 - Music for the Fall Concert December 2, 2006

Medieval Gloria
I just heard some good news
Non Nobis Domine
My Heart's in the Highlands
Brightest and Best
Shepherds, Shake Off Your Drowsy Sleep
Follow That Star
Pie' Jesu
Lifted In Song
On Christmas Night
Yule-tide Fires
Waltzing Matilda
Slumber, Lovely Babe
Why We Sing
Silent Night
 

Year 8 - Music for the Spring Concert April 29, 2006

My Faith Looks Up 
The Word Was God
Danny Boy
And Nature Smiled
There Is a Balm
(Interlude)
Down in the Valley
Suo Gan
Gloria
A Mother's Love
Soon and Very Soon
Sophomoric Philosophy
(Intermission)
The Mansions of the Lord
No Need to Knock
Till the Stars Fall
Aura Lee
The Creation
America the Beautiful

Year 8 - Music for the Christmas Concert December 3, 2005

Lo, How a Rose E’er Blooming
In a Manger Lowly Lay
The Call to the Shepherds
Hush-A-Bye, Darling
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy
Interlude ……….... Anita Carmack
While Shepherds Watched
O Magnum Mysterium
As I Went to Bethlehem
Advent
Silent Night
Frosty the Snow Man
Nowel
The Christmas Waltz
Ding Dong Merrily on High

 

Year 7 - Music for the Spring Concert May 15, 16, 2005
 

Gaudeamus Igitur        
Sicut Locutus Est
The Mermaid
The Mighty Power of God     - Women's Chorale
The Quest Unending
Witness
Interlude - Kristi Hiner / Xavier Beteta and Eric Galuzzo
O Lord, Most Holy                - Women's Chorale
Bonnie Mary-                     
Graduation Day
When Your Heart Has Wings
Ride the Chariot                   - Women's Chorale
    SOLOIST:  Sue Nimmo  
Rocky Top                                               
Misty                 
Aftonen                    
Shine on Me                          - Women's Chorale  
Best of Doo-Wop 
Encore - Battle Hymn
 
Joint Concert with the Women's Ensemble of Immanuel Methodist Church - Jo Ann Brumm, Conducting
 

Year 7 - Music for the Fall Concert December 4, 2004

Souls of the Righteous
At the River
Luck Be a Lady
Make Them Hear You
Landlord, Fill the Flowing Bowl
    [Interlude]
Old King Cole
A Pretty Girl
Lord of the Dance
Ave Maria
Live-A-Humble
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus
O Holy Night
Hark, the Voice of Jesus Calling
We Three Kings
Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head
    (encore) Mary Sat A-Rockin'

Year 6 - Music for Spring Concert May 8, 2004
 
Alleluia
Die Nacht
Night and Day
E'en So, Lord Jesus, Quickly Come
Music of the Ages
There Is Nothing Like a Dame
If Music Be the Food of Love
Stouthearted Men
(Remembering: Songs of the American West)
  Red River Valley
  Home on the Range
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows
Tenderly, My Love, I'll Come to Thee
Now is  the Month of Maying
Charlottown
Testament of Freedom, Part I
A Parting Blessing
------
My Old Kentucky Home
Year 6 - Music for Fall Concert December 6, 2003

Fanfare
Bound for Jubilee
Frozen Waters
The Awakening
No Man Is an Island
The 13th Day of Christmas
O, My God
Jericho
Songs of Liberty
Alleluia
Down to the River to Pray-
White In The Moon
Swell the Full Chorus
Last of the Summer Wine
Born, Born in Bethlehem
Feliz Navidad
Peace, Peace

Year 5 - Music for Spring Concert, April 26, 2003
 
Wondrous Cross
Soon-Ah Will Be Done
Ave Maria
They Call The Wind Maria
Goin' to the Holy City
(Interlude)
Salvation Is Created
Saint Paul
On The Street Where You Live
Toccata of Praise
Steal Away
Lord, For Thy Tender Mercies' Sake
Rise An' Shine
Seeing Nellie Home
Amen
I Sing A Song For America
Sanctus
Year 5 - Music for Fall Concert, December 7, 2002

Joy to the World
Christmas in about Three Minutes
Carol of the Bells
Oh! Christmas Tree
Christmas Night
O, Holy Night
Interlude - Kristie Hiner
A Tiny Little Baby
In The Bleak Midwinter
The Christmas Song
The Gift Carol
Who's That Baby?
Gesu Bambino
Still, Still, Still
Fruitcake
Huron Carol
You're A Mean One, Mr. Grinch
Sweet Holy Child
The Navy Hymn
Hallelujah Chorus
 

Year 4 - Music for Spring Concert May 11, 2002

Star Spangled Banner
Old Man River
Where Lies the Land
Ev'ry Time I Feel The Spirit
A Red, Red Rose
Take Me Out To The Ballgame
Interlude (Anita Carmack)
When I Was A Lad
O Vos Omnes
Two Sailor Songs
    Leave Her, Johnny
    Her Bright Smile
What Shall We Do With the Drunken Sailor
Kumbaya
With A Little Bit of Luck
Simple Gifts
Only You
Ballad of the Cross-Eyed Sailor
America, the Beautiful
Benedictus

Year 4 - Music Selections for the December 8, 2001 Concert

Medieval Gloria
Ride The Chariot
Has Sorrow Thy Young Day Shaded
JBMCA (Jingle Bells)
Cantique de Jean Racine
Dry Bones
God of Our Fathers
The Roast Beef of Olde England
Go and Tell John
...Interlude - Anita Carmack, Accompanist
Wade in the Water
Hard Times Come Again No More
Manly Men
The Long Day Closes
Little Lamb
Frostiani - Stopping By Woods
Let All Mortal Flesh Keep Silent
God Bless America

Year 3 - Music Selections for the May 12, 2001 Concert

Holy, Holy Holy
I Got Shoes
All Through the Night
Follow Your Star
There is a Balm in Gilead
...Interlude - The Mystery Continues
Gloria in Excelsis
I Believe
Michael, Row the Boat Ashore
I Wish I Was Single Again
My Special Angel
The Lord is My Shepherd
The Pasture (Frostiana)
Lord of the Dance
My Prayer
Lord, Make Me an Instrument of Thy Peace
Deep Peace
Music Selections for the December 9, 2000 Concert

Alleluia
In the Still of the Night
How High the Moon
Muddy Water
Love Walked In
Kansas City
Rock Around the Clock
----Interlude-----Ron Oswalt and Gene Oswalt
Speak Low
In the Bleak Midwinter
Where Or When
Bring Him Home
Who's That Baby
Strange Music
I've Got You Under My Skin
Away in a Manger
Falling in Love with Love
Memory
The House I Live In
Still, Still Night
The Impossible Dream

 
Year 2 - Music Selections for the May 13, 2000 Concert

Alleluia
Lord, Listen to Your Children
Who are the Brave
Go Down, Moses
Green Grow the Lilacs
Gonna Build a Mountain
Tenting Tonight
Reconciliation
Lorena
Jesus Paid it All
In Dat Great Gittin' Up Mornin'
The Creation
Do Lord
Hallelujah, Amen
A Mother's Love
This is my Country
The Star-Spangled Banner

Music Selections for the December 4, 1999 Concert

Alleluia
Fanfare for Christmas
Carol of the Bells
Cold and Fugue Season
When I Fall in Love
Christmas Night
My Good Old Man
Piano Interlude - Cheryl Eschenbach
Steal Away
Do You Hear What I Hear?
Don't Fence Me In
In the Bleak Midwinter
Shenandoah
Dashing Through the Slush
IHymn to Music
Laudate Dominum
Lida Rose


OUR FIRST YEAR

Year 1 - Music Selections for the May 8, 1999 Concert

Alleluia
Brothers Sing On
Somebody's Calling My Name
The Morning Trumpet
Contate Domino
Were You There?
Last Words of David
Stars of the Summer Night
Prelude (Bach) and Nola (Arndt)    --Cheryl Eschenbach on the organ
Cindy
Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor
O No, John!
The Impossible Dream
Ave Maria
The Awakening
Battle Hymn of the Republic

Music Selections for the First Concert November 21, 1998

Alleluia
Winter Song
Black Is the Color Of My True Love's Hair
The Water Is Wide
De Animals A-Comin'
Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Root Beer Rag (Billy Joel) - Piano Interlude - Cheryl Eschenbach, accompanist
Grandfather's Clock
Ghost Riders in the Sky
Aura Lee
The Navy Hymn
The Great Pretender
The Testament of Freedom