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Sep 11, Massed Choirs present A Service of Remembrance
Location: Portsmouth High School Auditorium, 50 Alumni Circle, Portsmouth
Presented by Mulhern & Scott, PLLC

Conductor, Daryl Robertson
Organist, Terrie Harman
Piano, Gail Adams

Portsmouth Men's Chorus
Portsmouth Womens Choir
St. Johns Episcopal Church
Kol Dodi, Temple Israel
North Hampton United Church of Christ Choir
St. George's Episcopal
First United Methodist Church
St. Thomas Aquinas Chorus/Select Choir
Women Singing Out
Greenland Community Church Choir
St. Theresa Choir
North Church Choir
Voices of A.I.R.
Seacoast Community Chorus
York First Parish Church Choir

Band accompaniment by members of the St. Thomas Aquinas/Portsmouth High School Bands.

Ushers, thanks to Boy Scout Troop 334 Sponsored by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Portsmouth Scouts: Shane Brown, Adam Carr, Michael Floyd, Benjamin Gong, Jacob Gong, Taylor Marks. Scoutmaster, Russell Carr; Assistant Scoutmasters, David Brown and Larry Floyd.

**The Star Spangled Banner, arr. John Kinyon
*Hymn of the Soviet Union, Traditional, Svetlana Pailler, soloist
*Kimigayo (National Anthem of Japan), Traditional , Mori Mitsui, soloist and the Portsmouth Mens Chorus

Welcome: Terrie Harman, Portsmouth Peace Treaty Music Committee

Finale (themes from Symphony No. 9, Ode to Joy), Beethoven/arr. Cowherd
Portsmouth Peace Hymn, Grace Lewis McLaren, World Premiere
**Song of Peace (from Finlandia), Sibelius/arr. Wilson
**Eternal Father, Strong to Save (The Navy Hymn), Whiting and Dykes
Dona Nobis Pacem, Traditional/arr. Hopson

Speaker: Charles B. Doleac, Co-chairman, Portsmouth Peace Treaty Anniversary Committee

Organ Interlude  Adagio Molto, Guillmant

Moment of Silence in Remembrance of September 11th

Let There Be Peace on Earth, Miller and Jackson/arr. Ades
**Reprise - Finale (from Symphony No. 9, Ode to Joy), Beethoven/arr. Cowherd
**The audience invited to join the massed choir.

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For information about ordering fine art prints of this Treaty Centennial symbol, and other commemorative items, click here.


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PO Box 177
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For a Russian-language description of the Treaty exhibit click here.

For the Russian-language Library of Congress description of the Treaty of Portsmouth, click here.


 News and Links

To learn nore, the following books are available, click here to order:

Heroes & Friends: Behind the Scenes of the Treaty of Portsmouth by Michiko Nakanishi

There Are No Victors Here: A Local Perspective on the Treaty of Portsmouth by Peter E. Randall

Also available, click here for ordering:


An Uncommon Commitment to Peace Exhibit Catalogue published by the Japan-America Society of NH

Blessed Are the Peacemakers: The Service of Thanksgiving for the Portsmouth Treaty, September 5, 1905 by Marina Grot Turkevich Naumann

Original 1905 newsreel footage on DVD

Treaty of Portsmouth 1905-2005 book of reproduction historical postcards.

The Portsmouth Peace Process: Guide for Teachers by Northeast Cultural Coop

Portsmouth Peace Treaty Trail

For hours, directions, details on the Portsmouth Historical Society museum where the Portsmouth Peace Treaty exhibit is displayed, click here.

For hours, directions, details on Strawbery Banke Museum and the Shapiro House, owned by one of the founders of Temple Israel who figured in the Treaty citizen diplomacy, click here.

For information about Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and Building 86 where the formal negotiations were held. click here.

For more information about Wentworth By the Sea Hotel, where both delegations stayed, click here.

For more information about Green Acre Bahai School and Sarah Farmer's commitment to the peace process, click here.

The Portsmouth Public Library maintains an micorfilm archive of local newspapers and an index of the relevant Treaty reporting and other related materials. The archive of original newspapers, photographs and other documents is maintained by the Portsmouth Athenaeum.



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