Next Rehearsal

Final rehearsal for our last concert, Bach’s B minor Mass, at St Andrew’s, 1 February 2020

Our next rehearsal is on Thursday 23 September 2021, 8-9.30pm. From Handel’s Messiah:

Since by man came death p.187
The Lord gave the Word p.146
And he shall purify p.35

(All the Messiah files are available for practice purposes on our John Fletcher webpage.)


Below are lists of music we rehearsed over the last two terms, via Zoom.

(Click on the titles of the pieces to go to a pdf of the music.)


This is the top 20 list of the Choir’s choice of music for the summer term that finished in June 2021, in order of preference chosen by the members:
In addition Duncan’s choices were Monteverdi Vespers Sicut erat in principio from the Magnificat, and Purcell I was glad.
Julian’s choice was the Kyrie from Mozart’s C Minor Mass.

Verdi, Va pensiero (Nabucco)
Bach, Lobet den Herrn
Bach, Ruht wohl (St John Passion)
Vivaldi, Gloria (Gloria) (pp.1-7 of the link)
Mozart, Ave verum corpus
Handel, My heart is inditing (Coronation Anthems)
Bruckner, Locus iste
Haydn, The Heavens are telling (Creation)
Mozart, Laudate Dominum
Handel, The King shall rejoice (Coronation Anthems)
Fauré, Cantique de Jean Racine
Dvorak, Songs of Nature
Ives, Sweet nightingale (Three Folksongs)
Monteverdi, Ave maris stella (Vespers)
Purcell, With drooping wings (Dido and Aeneas)
Handel, Hallelujah chorus (Messiah)
Bach, Jauchzet, frohlocket (Christmas Oratorio, part 1)
Handel, Zadok the priest (Coronation Anthems)
Ives, Songs of Ariel
Parry, I was glad
Berlioz, Shepherds’ farewell (L’Enfance du Christ)
Parry There rolls the deep
Byrd Agnus Dei
Marenzio Hodie Maria virgo

Below is a list of pieces we sang in the Autumn term 2020-21:

Brahms Requiem
Bach O Jesu Christ, mein’s Lebens Licht
Bach Wachet Auf (first movement)
Bach Wachet Auf (Chorale)
Reger Ich liege und schlafe (pp.6-7)
Rheinberger Abendlied
Clara Schumann Abendfeier in Venedig