Sound Clips

Below is a sampling of the types of music you may hear on any given night at Night Song. This is a work in progress, so please check back often to see what new clips have been added.

NOTE: In order to play the clips below, you need a plug-in/add-on in your browser that is capable of playing MP3 files. You will know that your browser is capable when a pop-up window appears (initially blank) after clicking on a clip, and the piece starts to play (be patient, some of the files are fairly large).

Full Recordings

First Sunday in Lent with Beneficia Lucis, Night Song's mens ensemble, singing motets by Byrd and Victoria, and Bichel's setting of Psalm 4 and his tritone plainchant setting for compline (February 14, 2016)

A Lenten Night Song featuring mixed ensemble Canticum Vespertinum with improvisation by Ben Schwendener on piano and Sarah Hughes on alto sax (March 15, 2015)

Night Song featuring Viriditas, Night Song's women's ensemble, with improvisation by Ben Schwendener on piano and Abigale Reisman on fiddle (March 22, 2015)

Night Song in memory of Carole Lawton, featuring Canticum Vespertinum, a cappella (Sept. 13, 2015)

Night Song welcomes guest artists Vox Equalis, a female quintet (May 22, 2016)

Mid-November Night Song with Beneficia Lucis, featuring motets by Tallis, Lassus, and Bichel/Van Ness (November 13, 2016)

Chant with piano/alto sax improvisation, with Canticum Vespertinum, Ben Schwendener (piano), and Sarah Hughes (alto sax)

Chant with piano/sax improvisation #1

Chant with piano/sax improvisation #2

Chant with piano/sax improvisation #3

Jazz Improvisation

Improvisation for Lent #1 by Ben Schwendener on piano, and Sarah Hughes on alto sax

Improvisation for Lent #2 by Ben Schwendener on piano, and Sarah Hughes on alto sax

Jazz Clip by Ben Schwendener