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Forthcoming Concerts & Events 2018 / 2019

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Anniversaries
Saturday 19 May 2018, 7:30 pm
Christ Church, West Didsbury M20 2ZD

Pierre de la Rue:  Laudate Dominum, omnes gentes

Jacques Arcadelt:        Ave Maria
                                    Haec Dies
                                   
Io dico che fra voi

Adriano Banchieri:    La Battaglia Italiana
                                 Contrapunto bestiale alla mente

Giacomo Rossini:    O salutaris hostia
                                Sanctus from Petite Messe Solemnelle

Hubert Parry:    Songs of Farewell 

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Sing Joyfully

Saturday 7 July 2018,  10:00 am – 4:30 pm

Sale URC M33 3BU

Come and join us in our 19th annual workshop, singing madrigals by Gesualdo and Monteverdi

Fee:  £20  (students £5)  Download a registration form by clicking here.

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Heavenly Imaginations

24th November 2018             

Byrd:              Ave Verum Corpus
                      Quis est homo?

Tallis:             Gaude gloriosa Dei Mater

Howells:         Master Tallis’s Testament

Roderick Williams:     Ave Verum Corpus Re-imagined
                                  Let nothing trouble you

 Howells:          Psalm Prelude, Set I no 1
                        A hymn for St Cecilia
                        Requiem

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Choir and Brass

9th March 2019    

Bach:               Komm, Jesu, komm

Bruckner:        Antiphon
                       Inveni David
                       Ecce Sacerdos Magnus

Schumann:      Drei Lieder Op. 62

Brahms:          Vier Gesänge  Op. 17 

Orrell:              New work 

Bach:              Ich lasse dich nicht (recently discovered ‘seventh’ motet)

Hindemith:      Apparebit Repentina Dies

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The Singing Will Never be Done

11th May 2019     

 Wilkinson:        The singing will never be done
                            -         Halcyon Days
                            -          No Man’s Land
                            -          Finsteren Zeiten

Chilcott            The making of the drum
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The skin
                            -         
The barrel of the drum
                            -         
The two curved sticks of the drummer
                            -          Gourds and rattles

Wilkinson:        Nocturne for John

Emily Doolittle  Spring wassail songs
                                                        -         
Blackberry wassail
                                                        -          Mushroom wassail
                                                        -          Potato wassail

Finzi                White-flowering days

David Grundy    Celebration