We will run through the whole programme next week, starting with ‘Confitebur tibi’ when we will be joined by Alessandra. We will then run the rest of the first half of the programme, followed by parts of the Gloria. Please check
This week we will continue working on the first half of the programme – starting with O crux ave spes unica. Please look over your music, with special attention to rhythm and text, to minimise revision in the rehearsal. And
We will be running the whole programme as much as possible in the next few rehearsals. Please make sure you review the pieces – especially the ones we haven’t done for a few weeks – so that revision can be kept
Next week we will continue with the Alma redemptoris Mater (p 1) – please use the learning tracks to prepare – and look at Deus qui nos in tantis periculis (p 22). We will also look at the last three choral
This week we will revise the Hodie completi sunt (p 16), and look at Alma redemptoris Mater (p 1), as well as carrying on with the Vivaldi Gloria.
Next week we will revise the ‘Confitebur tibi’ (p 39) and look at ‘Hodie completi sunt’ (p 16), plus ‘Alma redemptoris Mater’ (p 1) if there is time. We will also look at the ‘Gratias agimus tibi/Propter magnam gloriam’ and the ‘Domine
Simon and Mark have now created separate rehearsal tracks for each part to help in learning ‘Leaving Eden’. These can be found on the Audio page. Mark asks that you use these tracks to ensure that you know your part for
For our Carols by Candlelight service at High Hurstwood on Sunday 8 December you will need Carols for Choirs Book 1 (the green one). We will also be revisiting Tavener’s The Lamb, so please bring that with you on Wednesday
Next Wednesday we’ll be looking at all the pieces from the 3rd Cantata – ‘Herrscher des Himmels’ (No 24), ‘Lasset uns nun gehen’ (No 26) and the three chorales (Nos 28, 33 and 35).
Well done everyone, we have now covered all the choral sections of the ‘Christmas Oratorio’. Next week we will be working through the ‘Christmas Oratorio’ in order – so look at any sections you are uncertain of, with particular attention