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:
And the best recording at:
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:
Sung by the choir of St Paul’s Cathedral:
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:
There’s a great recording of this by the Tallis Scholars at:
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:
Here it is sung by the Skylark Vocal Ensemble, but we won’t dare to sing it this slowly:
The King’s Singers cut one minute off the Skylark time, but sing it down one tone:
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: