CONCERTS BY DANA AND SUE TALLEY

Dana and Sue seek to tailor their concerts to the needs and tastes of each individual audience or congregation.  They usually do not print a program, but choose the pieces after they arrive at the church, speak to the pastor or worship leader, and test the available piano and acoustics.   

Each piece is preceded by a word of testimony or an introduction--how it came to be written, the relevance of its message to the Eastern European situation, or, if necessary, a translation.  The usual program includes seven or eight vocal numbers and three or four piano and synthesizer solos.  Length varies from an hour and a half to an hour and fifteen minutes.  What follows are three SAMPLE programs which can be modified.  (For a special occasion, classical selections may be requested, or a Atheme@ concert could be worked out in advance.)

Evangelical Program:

(Dana):   Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory, Amazing Grace in Russian and English

(Sue):   A Medley of Hebrew Sacred Music (piano) story about Alexander Men= and his martyrdom,   his significance to the people of Russia

(Dana):    Bring Him Home (from Les Miserables),  The King is Coming

(Sue):  Majesty (piano and Kurzweil Synthesizer) or Synthesizer selection arranged by Sue (possibly three folk hymns, for the children)

(Dana):  Selection of Two Spirituals or Favorite Hymns

(Sue):   Classical Piano Selection or A Medley of Creation (Synthesizer)

(Dana):   It Is Well With My Soul

Popular alternate selections:

The Lord's Prayer, How Great Thou Art, The Holy City, I Love You, Lord, I am the Bread of Life, Amazing Grace, Were You There?, Sweet Little Jesus Boy, The Great Gates of Kiev, I  Walked Today Where Jesus Walked, The Lord Is My Light, Mary's Little Boy Child, etc.  See Repertory

Liturgical and Missions Program:

OPENING PRAYER AND INTRODUCTION

I AM THE BREAD Of LIFE                        

CHERUBIC HYMN

St. PATRICK'S HYMN  (SUE)

3 FOLK SONGS:

EVENING BELLS (IN RUSSIAN ) RISEN LORD (IN ENGLISH) THE LITTLE CHURCH On THE HILL (IN GREEK) 

A SELECTION By J.S.BACH, FOLK SONGS, OR PASCHA ARRANGED by (SUE)

AGIOS O THEOS

AMAZING GRACE OR CLASSICAL PIECE (or Paschal canon in New Vocal Setting by Sue)

THE CITY GATES (SUE)

I'LL WALK WITH GOD

CLOSING AND OFFERING By PASTOR

College Program: 

Biblical Songs          Antonin Dvorak

     #3 Hear My Prayer

     #4 23rd Psalm

     #5 Songs of Gladness

 In You Is Joy            J. S. Bach

Core 'Ngrato             Salvatore Cardillo

Vaga luna                 Vincenzo Bellini 

Agnus Dei                 Georges Bizet 

Prelude, Chorale, et Fugue          Cesar Franck

                             INTERMISSION

 Lenski's Aria from Eugene Onegin          Peter Tchaikowsky

 Prelude for the Left Hand          Alexander Scriabine 

Verborgenheit                  Hugo Wolf

Nun wandre, Maria           Hugo Wolf

Er ist's                               Hugo Wolf

The City Gates, from Pictures at an Exhibition      Modeste Moussorgsky

Give Me Jesus          Spiritual

My Soul's Been Anchored in the Lord          Spiritual

Were You There?          Spiritual