The Second Reformed Church of Hackensack
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Musical Selections

 
The Second Reformed Church Chancel Choir performs each Sunday as well as during special concerts. Click on the links to hear a sampling of some of their recent selections. You can also right-click on a link and select "Save link as" to download the file to your computer.
 

Christmas Day 2011

Hark the Herald Angels Sing - June Marano-Murray
Sleep, Little Jesus arr. Robert Preston - Elissa Hickey, soprano; Shirine Hickey, soprano; Leslie Malanga, mezzo-soprano
 

Christmas Eve 2011

The Snowman Howard Blake - June Marano-Murray
No Candle was There and No Fire Liza Lehmann - Pamela Jones, soprano
O Holy Night Adolphe Adam - Michael Malange, tenor
Sign of the Star Larry Shackley
 
Thou Shalt Know Him Austin C. Lovelace
Away in a Manger arr. Peggy A. Thompson - The Second Reformed Junior Bell Choir
In the Bleak Midwinter Gustav Holst - Alana Malanga, soprano; Leslie Malanga mezzo soprano
Oh, Kind Jesus - Robert Hunter
Lo, How a Rose E'er Blooming arr. Nobel Cain - Pamela Jones, soprano; Leslie Malanga, mezzo-soprano; Michael Malanga, tenor; Gary Hickey, baritone

Second Reformed Candlelight Concert 2011

Welcome, Yule! C. Hubert H. Parry
Noel We Sing Louis Claude Daquin
Love Came Down at Christmas Dan Locklair
Psallite (Ring and Sing) M. Praetorious

Solo

Rejoice Greatly (Messiah) G.F. Handel - Pamela Jones, soprano

Organ/Piano Duets

                                             June Marano-Murray, Melissa Murray

Bells

Christmas Carols from the Bell Tower Everett Jay Hilty - Second Reformed Bell Choir

Solos

Sleep, Little Jesus arr. Robert Preston - Elissa Hickey, soprano; Shirine Hickey, soprano; Leslie Malanga, mezzo-soprano
Make Us One Gary Walth - Pamela Jones, soprano; Leslie Malanga, mezzo-soprano; Michael Malanga, tenor; Gary Hickey, baritone
Behold That Star arr. Mark Hayes - Michael Malanga, tenor

Piano Duets

December Eugene Butler
Dancing Carol Gilbert Martin
Fantasy on Joy to the World Robert Vandall
                                June Marano-Murray, Melissa Murray
 
Jesus Child John Rutter
The Holy Infant's Lullaby Norman Dello Joio
The Holly and the Ivy Trad. English
Sign of the Star Larry Shackley
We Wish You a Merry Christmas arr. Kirby Shaw
 
 
O Come, O Come Emmanuel arr. Thomas Helmore
My Gift, My Offering Sally DeFord - Gary Hickey, baritone 
Thank The Lord solo Pamela Jones, soprano
God is My Shepherd Anton Dvorak - solo Leslie Malanga, mezzo-soprano
Blessed Assurance arr. Cynthia Dobrinski - Second Reformed Bell Choir
SIng a New Song Wade Smith
O Magnify the Lord G.F. Handel - Pamela Jones, soprano
O How Amiable R. Vaughan Williams
Ah Jesus Lord, Thy Love to Me arr. David N Johnson - solo Pamela Jones, soprano  
I Will Worship George Dyson
Let All the People Say "Amen" Pepper Choplin - solos Micael Malanga, tenor; Pamela Jones, soprano
Rejoice in the Lord Alway Henry Purcell - quartet Pamela Jones, soprano, Leslie Malanga, mezzo-soprano; Michael Malanga, tenor; Gary Hickey baritone
God of All Ages Lewis M. Kirby Jr.
O Taste and See R. Vaughan Williams - solo Pamela Jones, soprano
I Will Praise You, O God! Victor C. Johnson
Alleluia Fugue Bach/North
 
September 11, 2011
American Anthem Gene Sheere - Michael Malanga, tenor
 
Barcarolle, Opus 11, No. 1 Rachmaninoff - June Marano-Murray, Melissa Murray, Piano
Triomphe de Bacchus (Andante) Claude Debussy - June Marano-Murray, Melissa Murray, Piano
Cast Your Burdens on the Lord Sally DeFord  - Gary Hickey, baritone
Presto Georg P. Telemann - Lee Ann Newland, Horn and John Forconi, Piano
The Picture of a Rose Mason Jones - Lee Ann Newland, Horn and John Forconi, Piano
Come Unto Christ  Sally DeFord - Shirine, Michelle and Elissa Hickey
In Thee is Joy - Chorale J.S. Bach - The Bell Choir
Simple Gifts arr. Barbara B. Kinyon - The Bell Choir
Follow Me Mark Hayes
A Time for Everything Mark Hayes - Gretchen Stalnecker, soprano
Jubilate Deo Leo Sowerby
Psalm 23 Carl Nygard Jr.
The King of Love My Shepherd Is Gounod - Michael Malanga, tenor
A Mother's Love Paul T. Sjolund - Leslie Malanga, mezzo-soprano 
Jesus, the Very Thought of Thee Eric Thiman - Michael Malanga, tenor

Easter 2011

He is Risen Now! John Purify
Festive Praise Allen Pote
Hallelujah Chorus G.F. Handel
 
Christ Be Thine the Glory Heinrich Schütz - Quartet
How Sweet the Name of Jesus Sounds Fred Bock - Gretchen Stalnecker, soprano 
Amazing Grace arr. William Cutter - Leslie Malanga, mezzo soprano
Wondrous Love arr. Paul Christiansen - Gretchen Stalnecker, soprano
Like As a Father arr. Austin Lovelace
Greater Love Hath No Man Carl Mueller - Gary Hickey, baritone
Sing Unto the Lord Charles Yannerella
Celtic Land Craig Courtney - Gretchen Stalnecker, soprano
Christ is our Cornerstone Edgar H. Aufdemberg
Sing Unto the Lord G.F. Handel - Lesle Malanga, mezzo soprano; Michael Malanga, tenor
Blessed are They John Leavitt - Gary Hickey, baritone
Jesus, Oh What a Wonderful Child trad. Spriritual - Michael Malanga, tenor
This Cup of Grace Mark Patterson
Wayfarin' Stranger arr. Reginald Unterseher
None Other Lamb C. Harry Hausey
O Sing Unto the Lord G.F. Handel - Gretchen Stalnecker; soprano
A Babe so Tender Katherine K. Davis - Gretchen Stalnecker; soprano Leslie Malanga Mezzo soprano; Michael Malanga tenor; Gary Hickey baritone
O Little Town of Bethlehem Linda Wells - Gary Hickey, baritone

Christmas Eve 2010

Organ and Harp Preludes Part 1 Andrea Mumm, harpist, June Marano-Murray, organ
Organ and Harp Preludes Part 2 Andrea Mumm, harpist, June Marano-Murray, organ
O Holy Night Adolph Adam - Michael Malanga, tenor
Love Came Down at Christmas Van Denman Thomas, Gretchen Stalnecker, soprano
A Manger Carol Richard Purvis
 
Comfort, Comfort arr. John Ferguson

Christmas Concert 2010

Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord Van Denman Thompson
Zion Hears the Watchmen's Voices J.S. Bach (ed. John Rutter)
A Manger Carol Richard Purvis
Torches John Joubert
 
The Sleep of the Infant Jesus Gilbert Martin - June Marano-Murray, organ; Melissa Murray piano
Away in a Manger Gilbert Martin - June Marano-Murray, organ; Melissa Murray piano
 
People, Look East French Carol, arr. Sondra Tucker - The Bell Choir
 
Come, Thou Long-Expected Jesus Allan Robert Petker - Gary Hickey, baritone
Bring a Torch, Jeanette, Isabella arr. Mark Hayes - Gretchen Stalnecker, soprano
Mary, Did You Know? Mark Lowry - Leslie Malanga, mezzo-soprano; Michael Malanga, tenor
Hark! The Herald Angels Sing Norman Dello Joio - June Marano-Murray and Melissa Murray piano
A Christmas Carol - Norman Dello Joio - June Marano-Murray and Melissa Murray piano
 
Tyrley, Tyrlow Peter Warlock
 
 
O Come, O Come, Emmanuel arr. William Cutter - Gretchen Stalnecker
Thanksgiving John Ness Beck
Refuge and Strength Mark Hayes - Michael Malanga
 
Make a Joyful Noise Mark Hayes - Gretchen Stalnecker
Pass the Bread, Pass the Cup Ruth Elaine Schram - Quartet
 
 
 
Leaning on the Everlasting Arms Anthony J. Showalter arr. Mo Rector
 
 
God Be in My Head John Rutter
Offertory John Ness Beck
Soli Deo Gloria Mark Hayes
 
Grace Mark Hayes
 
The Gift of Love Duet - Shirine and Michelle Hickey
 
Prelude - French Horn Quartet
Offertory - French Horn Quartet
Postlude- French Horn Quartet
 
How I Love Your Word Mark Hayes - Gary Hickey
 
 
Adagio for Bells Timothy W. Sharp - Adult Bell Choir
My Shepherd will Supply my Need Douglas Wagner - Adult Bell Choir
Vruechten Dutch 17th Century - Adult Bell Choir
 
 
Jacob's Ladder Children's Bell Choir
Allelluia Fugue J.S. Bach
A Time for All Things arr. Douglas E. Wagner - Quartet
 
 

Soli Deo Gloria arr. Mark Hayes

Prayer for Mothers Burdette & Butler

Thy Matchless Love Alfred V. Fedak

Easter Sunday

Now Glad of Heart Kayron Lee Scott
Hallelujah Chorus G.F. Handel

Maundy Thursday

When Jesus Wept (Bell Choir)

Palm Sunday

Coronation arr. Cynthia Dobrinkski  Adult Bell Choir
To the King of Glory Katherine K. Davis
Ride On C. Harry Causey

January 24, 2010

How I Love Your Word Mark Hayes Gary Hickey, baritone
 

Christmas Concert 2009

 
Processional
 
Choir
     Hark! A Thrilling Voice is Sounding Eric H. Thiman
     Carol of the Nativity Robert Wetzler
     Star Carol John Rutter
     A Christmas Lullaby Brian Holmes
     A Christmas Antiphonal Hal H. Hopson  (Elissa and Michelle Hickey soloists)
 
Bell Choir
     Christmas Meditation arr. Michael Helman
 
Piano Duets (June Marano-Murray and Melissa Murray)
     Good Christian Men arr. Gilbert Martin
     Hark! Hear the Bells arr. Gilbert Martin
     Jazzing Through the Snow arr. Gilbert Martin
 
Solos
     He Shall Feed His Flock G.F. Handel (Gretchen Stalnecker, soprano)
     The Snow Lay on the Ground arr. William Cutter (Leslie Malanga, mezzo-soprano; Gary Hickey, baritone)
     Jesus, Oh What a Wonderful Child arr. Mark Hayes (Michael Malanga, tenor)
 
Organ/Piano Duet (June Marano-Murray, organ; Melissa Murray, piano)
     Joseph Dearest Joseph Mine arr. Gilbert Martin
 
Choir
     Come, Run, Ye Shepherds Hal Hopson
     Saw You Never in the Twilight Robert E. Smith
     Where is the Child? John Ness Beck
     Angels We Have Heard on High arr. Peter Niedmann
 

Fall 2009

 
 
Laudate Dominum W.A.Mozart - Gretchen Stalnecker, soprano
 
Prayer Charles M. Loeffler - Leslie Malanga, mezzo-soprano
 
An Irish Blessing James E. Moore Jr.
 
 
The Pharisee and the Publican Heinrich Schutz - Michael Malanga, tenor; Gary Hickey, baritone
 
Just a Closer Walk With Thee Special Barbershop Arrangement
 

Easter 2009

 
 
Hallelujah Chorus G.F. Handel
 

Christmas 2008