This week we’ll be looking at the Purcell ‘Hail Bright Cecilia’ and Handel ‘Let their Celestial Concerts’, plus ‘Et misericordia’ (No 4) from the Rutter.
This week we will be looking at Wilbye ‘A silly Sylvan’ and Boyce ‘Come Holy Ghost’, as well as Rutter No 5 ‘ Fecit potentiam’. Rehearsal tracks are available on the Audio page in the Members’ area, click here
Next week we will be looking at the Parry ‘Never Weather Beaten Sail’, finishing off the first movement of the Rutter Magnificat and starting on the second movement. You can access the rehearsal tracks for this term’s music here.
Just a reminder that we should arrive on Sunday by 16.15 so that we are seated and ready to rehearse at 16.30. Concert dress is all black, as agreed, and we are using folders for the loose sheets of music. Parking is available
Click on the links below for a printable running order for Carols by Candlelight on Sunday 9 December, as well as a tidied up version of the Warlock, courtesy of Simon, which you can also print out if you wish. Running order Warlock
Next week we will start by singing through the congregational carols, hopefully with a violinist and cellist. We will then concentrate on the Byrd and the Warlock, so please look at the bits you are not certain of. Learning tracks
Next week we will be carrying on with our carol service preparations. We will look at the Byrd ‘Lullaby’ again, and Warlock ‘Bethlehem Down’. Alto 2s please note there is a misprint in bar 3 – the last note should be
Next Wednesday we’ll be starting with the Campling, looking at the Men’s chorus (IV) first, followed by the Women’s chorus (VI) (Mark will be awarding marks for tuning, tone accuracy and phrasing afterwards!)…then run from number VII to the end. We will then
As mentioned at this week’s rehearsal, next week Mark asks that you come prepared to run the whole programme. And, following his visit on Wednesday, Andrew Campling emailed to say: ‘I really enjoyed the rehearsal. Thanks to you all for showing such commitment
Next week we have Andrew Campling joining us so we will be mainly rehearsing the Campling. Please make sure you revise what we have done so far. We have yet to do the Women’s chorus ‘Mon Dieu, Prete-moi l’oreille’ and will do