Chorus Favorites

The following table is derived from a poll of Houston Symphony Chorus members as to favorite works. The results are adjusted slightly to compensate for the fact that more people are familiar with recently performed works.

WorkLast PerformedScore
Brahms - Requiem8929
Verdi - Requiem9228
Orff - Carmina Burana9527
Vaughan Williams - Sea Symphony9222
Britten - War Requiem9322
Mahler - Symphony 89420
Mozart - Requiem9119
Haydn - Seasons9415
Berlioz - Requiem9313
Bernstein - Chichester Psalms9413
Berlioz - Romeo and Juliet8312
Bach - St. John Passion9411
Mahler - Symphony 28911
Pops - Cole Porter8910
Beethoven - Missa Solemnis939
Handel - Messiah959
Hindemith - When Lilacs Last Bloomed958
Poulenc - Gloria947
Balshazzar's Feast--
Berlioz - Damnation of Faust84-
Brahms - Schicksalslied92-
Debussy - La Damoiselle Elui--
Mendelssohn - Elijah92-
Pops - Gershwin --
Pops - Radio's Golden Age88-
Ravel - Daphne and Chloe91-
Stravinsky - Persephone73-

The original of the following page is available (with some lo-fi sound bytes) at Roger Cutler's Works Performed Page.Bach - St. John Passion
Beethoven - Mass in C Major
Beethoven - Symphony #9 "Choral"
Beethoven - Missa Solemnis
Berlioz - Requiem
Bernstein - Chichester Psalms
Brahms - Alto Rhapsody
Brahms - Germ an Requiem
Brahms - Schicksalslied
Britten - War Requiem
Handel - Messiah
Haydn - The Seasons
Hindemith - When Lilacs in the Dooryar d Bloom'd
Mahler - Symphony #8, "Symphony of a Thousand"
Mendelssohn - Elijah
Mozart - Mass in C Minor, "The Great"
Mozart - Requiem
Poulenc - Gloria
Ravel - Daphne and Chlo
Stravinski - Requi em Canticles
Stravinsky - Symphony of Psalms
Tchaikovsky - 1812 Overture
Vaughan Williams - Sea Symphony
Verdi - Requiem
Villa-Lobos - Choro No. 10, "Rasga o coracao"

Pops - Gershwin, Rogers and Hammerstein, July 4, Christmas

(Bold means more than once.)Christoph Eschenbach, Robert S haw, Christopher Seaman, Peter Schreier, Robert Wagner, Nicholas McGegan, Charles Hausmann, Gisele Ben-Dor, Stephen Stein, Muhai Tang, Mitch Miller (Pops), Newton Wayland (Pops)

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