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Uploaded on May 17, 2010
Men's Choir performs an introspective Mendelssohn part song for the 2010 Commencement Concert. Dr. Charles Smith, conductor; Jeremy Murman, piano.
The poem (in German) is by Ludwig Uhland: "This is the day of the Lord! I am alone on the wide meadow; yet only one morning bell, then silence near and far. Adoring, I kneel here. O sweet shudder! Secret stirring! As if many knelt unseen and prayed with me. The sky near and far, it is so serene and solemn, altogether as if it would open up! This is the day of the Lord!"
Hastings College, founded in 1882, is a private, four-year liberal arts institution affiliated with the Presbyterian Church (USA). The college is located in Hastings, Nebraska.