Next Rehearsal

Final rehearsal for the Bach B minor Mass, St Andrew’s, 1 February 2020

Our next rehearsal is on Thursday 15 April 2021, 8.20-9.20pm. We will be rehearsing:

Bach, Jauchzet, frohlocket (Christmas Oratorio, part 1)
Bill Ives, Seeds of love (Three Folksongs)
Bill Ives, Green bushes (Three Folksongs)
Handel, Zadok the priest (Coronation Anthems) (and click here to hear it)

Click on the titles to go to a pdf of the music. All the pieces are available for practice purposes on the John Fletcher website.

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Below is the top 20 list of the Choir’s choice of music for this term, in order of preference chosen by the members:
(Duncan’s choice will be revealed towards the end of the term).

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)
Faure, 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)

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Pieces sung last term, along with 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

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