Zoom Rehearsals

 

A great way to join up with others and sing, with Bryan leading the rehearsal.

 

Monday evenings from 7.30pm for 7.45pm start 

Monday 6th July 7.45 – 8.30pm

An introduction to the chorus “Te aeternum” from Charpentier’s “Te Deum”.

The score can be found at:

http://www1.cpdl.org/wiki/images/8/8f/Ws-cha146c3.pdf

 

And the best recording at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxZQ1ODN1iU

 

Monday 13th July 7.45 – 8.30pm

An introduction to Stainer’s “God so loved the world” from his “Crucifixion”. 

The sheet music can be found at:

http://www1.cpdl.org/wiki/images/6/60/God_So_Loved_The_World.pdf

Sung by the choir of St Paul’s Cathedral:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X5Akz6J8Rw0

Monday 20th July 7.45 – 8.30pm

An introduction to Gibbons "The Silver Swan"

The score to use for this one can be found at:

http://www1.cpdl.org/wiki/images/a/ab/Ws-gib-swa2.pdf

There’s a great recording of this by the Tallis Scholars at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSAMbicPIgk

Monday 27th July 7.45 – 8.30pm

This evening we will work again at Saint-Saens “Calme des nuits”, a wonderfully evocative little piece.  The score can be found at:

http://www1.cpdl.org/wiki/images/7/73/Ws-sain-cal.pdf

Here it is sung by the Skylark Vocal Ensemble, but we won’t dare to sing it this slowly:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SC4nJJSIyqQ

The King’s Singers cut one minute off the Skylark time, but sing it down one tone:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7k-5MuzwJk

The men of Cantus take it even quicker, but take it up a tone and have rearranged the music so that the soprano part lies in the middle of the texture:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2MZwu4kOKE

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