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Wednesday 11 December 2019

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

Light in the darkness: music for Winter & Christmas

 

Gustav Holst In the bleak midwinter
Georg Frederic Handel From Messiah
  For behold darkness shall cover the Earth
  The people that walked in darkness
  For unto us a Child is born
  Glory to God
Johann Sebastian Bach From Christmas Oratorio
  And there were shepherds
(Evangelist: Mark Rudd | Angel: Catherine Fraser)
  Break forth O beauteous heavenly light
Cecil Armstrong Gibbs The Turning Year | III Fell Winter
Soloist: Mark Rudd
Henry Purcell From King Arthur Act III
  What power art thou?
  See, we assemble
  Tis I that have warm'd ye
  Tis love that has warm'd us
David Willcocks (arr) Sussex Carol | Quelle est cette odeur agréable
Tomás Luis de Victoria Motet: O magnum mysterium
  Missa : O magnum mysterium
Robert Lucas de Pearsall In dulci jubilo
Arthur Warrell (arr) We wish you a merry Christmas

27 years singing

 


Sunday 1 December 2019

St John's Church, Yeovil

 
Light Up a Life

St Margaret's Hospice, Yeovil

 
Gustav Holst In the bleak midwinter
Robert Lucas de Pearsall In dulci jubilo
Johann Sebastian Bach Break forth O beauteous heavenly light
Tomás Luis de Victoria Motet: O magnum mysterium
David Willcocks (arr) Quelle est cette odeur agréable | Sussex Carol
 

Wednesday 26 June 2019

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

25th Anniversary Concert 

 

John Blow Praise the Lord, ye servants
Cecil Armstrong Gibbs The Turning Year
III Fell Winter | IV Spring Song
Edvard Grieg Ave maris stella
George Frideric Handel The King shall rejoice
Coronation Anthems #2
Henry VIII Pastyme with good company
Charles Hubert Hastings Parry Blest pair of sirens
Alessandro Scarlatti Exultate Deo
John Tavener Love bade me welcome
Percy Whitlock Be still my soul

The music chosen is by composers with whom members of the choir share a birthday

25 years singing


Wednesday 17 April 2019

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 
Meditation for Holy Week

Hymns - Readings - Music - Poetry

 
Michael Haydn Unus ex discipulis meis  (Responsoria in Coena Domini #6)
Edward Bairstow The Lamentation
Michael Haydn Judas mercator pessimus   (Responsoria in Coena Domini #5)
John IV, King of Portugal Crux fidelis
William Byrd Miserere mei Deus
 

Wednesday 27 March 2019

St Michael's Church, Yeovil

 

Tenebrae: music for Passiontide

Organ: Peter Lea-Cox

 
John Amner Lift up your heads O ye gates
Edward Bairstow The Lamentation
William Byrd Miserere mei Deus
Michael Haydn Responsoria in Coena Domini [Responsories for Maundy Thursday]
In monte Oliveti | Tristis est anima mea | Ecce vidimus eum | Amicus meus | Judas mercator pessimus | Unus ex discipulis meis | Eram quasi agnus innocens | Una hora  Seniores populi
Felix Mendelssohn Hear my prayer
Henry Purcell O God, thou art my God
William Turner Lord, thou hast been our refuge
 

Wednesday 5 December 2018
Sunday 9 December 2018

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil
Minster Church of St Mary, Axminster

 
Noë! Noë! Baroque music for Advent
and Christmas

 

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil Minster Church of St Mary, Axminster  
Hieronymus Praetorius In dulci jubilo à8
Marc-Antoine Charpentier Messe de minuit sur des airs de Noël
Pierre Bonhomme Quem vidistis pastores à8
Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata BWV 140, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
 

Sunday 2 December 2018

St John's Church, Yeovil

 

Light Up a Life

St Margaret's Hospice, Yeovil

 
Ralph Vaughan Williams The Blessed Son of God
  The Holly and the Ivy
John Rutter A Flower Remembered
  A great and mighty wonder
  Lute Book Lullaby (Sweet was the song the Virgin sang)
J S Bach (harmony) O little one sweet
  Light of the minds that know him
Tune: Yetminster. Written by Simon Eadon, musician and recording engineer, who lives in Yetminster
 

Sunday 28 October 2018

Stoke sub Hamdon Arts Centre

 
A Classical Concert

in aid of Hamdon Community Arts Project

 
Samuel Sebastian Wesley Thou wilt keep Him in perfect peace
Gabriel Fauré Requiem
 

Wednesday 27 June 2018

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 

Women of note: a celebration of female composers

Organ: Peter Lea-Cox

 
Amy Beach Magnificat & Nunc dimittis
Imogen Holst Mass in A minor
Judith Bingham The darkness is no darkness
Elizabeth Poston Jesus Christ the apple tree
Janet Wheeler Alleluia, I heard a voice
Ethel Smyth March of the Women
 

Wednesday 21 March 2018

St Michael's Church, Yeovil

 

One hundred years on: some choral anniversaries

Organ: Peter Lea-Cox

 
Charles Hubert Hastings Parry My soul there is a country | Never weather beaten sail
Songs of Farewell #1 & #3
Edward Elgar They are at rest
Claude Debussy Trois Chansons de Charles d'Orléans
Dieu! qu'il la fait bon regarder  |  Quant j'ai ouy le tabourin  |  Yver vous n'estes qu'un villain
Gabriel Fauré Requiem in D minor, Op 48
 

Wednesday 22 November 2017
Wednesday 6 December 2017

Cheap Street Church, Sherborne
Minster Church of St Mary, Axminster
 

Light out of Darkness: English & German music from the Reformation

Joint concert with Axminster Chamber Choir

 

Minster Church of St Mary, Axminster
Johann Walter Ein feste Burg
Martin Luther Non moriar sed vivam
Johann Walter Wir glauben all an einen Gott
Michael Praetorius Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Heinrich Schutz Kyrie, Gott, Vater SWV 420
Hieronymous Praetorius Magnificat quinti toni (with interpolated Christmas carols)
   
Thomas Tallis If ye love me
Christopher Tye O God be merciful
William Mundy O Lord the maker of all thing
William Byrd Teach me, O Lord
Orlando Gibbons See, see the Word is incarnate
Edmund Hooper Behold, it is Christ
Orlando Gibbons O clap your hands together

Sunday 3 December 2017

St John's Church, Yeovil

 
Light Up a Life

St Margaret's Hospice, Yeovil

 
William Mundy O Lord the maker
Boris Ord Adam lay y'bounden
Edgar Pettman (arr) I saw a maiden
Reginald Jacques (arr) Away in a manger
David Willcocks (arr) Infant Holy
 

Wednesday 28 June 2017

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 
On Wings of Song: music to celebrate our feathered friends

Blackbird | Bluebird | Cuckoo | Falcon | Lark | Nightingale | Owl | Quail | Swan | Swallow | Thrush | Turtle Dove

 
Anon Dindirindin
trad arr Cashmore The lark in the clear air
arr O'Shea She's like the swallow
Jacob Arcadelt Il bianco e dolce cigno
John Bartlet Of all the birds
Johannes Brahms Der Falke
Cooke Hark, hark the lark
Gustav Mahler Lob des hohen Verstandes  Soloist: David Adams
Felix Mendelssohn Die Nachtigall
Thomas Morley Though Philomela lost her love
John Mundy The blackbird
Henry Purcell When as the Mavis sweetly sings
Kellow J Pye Ye little birds
Charles Villiers Stanford The bluebird
Franz Schubert Der Wachtelslag | An die Nachtigall  Soloist: Steve Walker
Ralph Vaughan Williams The turtle dove
Thomas Vautor Sweet Suffolk owl
 

Wednesday 12 April 2017

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 
Holy Week Meditation

Hymns - Readings - Music - Poetry

 
Anton Bruckner Christus factus est
Pablo Casals O vos omnes
Kenneth Leighton Solus ad victimam
Antonio Lotti Crucifixus
Frederick Ouseley O Saviour of the world
 

Wednesday 22 March 2017

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 
Salvator mundi: sacred music for Lent & Passiontide

Organ: Peter Lea-Cox

 
J S Bach O Jesu Christ, meins lebens Licht
Anton Bruckner Christus factus est
Pablo Casals O vos omnes
Maurice Greene Lord, let me know mine end
Soloists: Catherine Fraser, Steve Walker (Sopranos)
Kenneth Leighton Solus ad victimam
Antonio Lotti Crucifixus
Felix Mendelssohn Richte mich Gott
Frederick Ouseley O Saviour of the world
Francis Poulenc Timor et tremor
William Walton A Litany: Drop, drop slow tears
 

Sunday 11 December 2016
Wednesday 14 December 2016

Minster Church of St Mary, Axminster
Holy Trinity Church, Yeovil

The Italian Connection: sacred music from the Italian Renaissance

Joint concert with Axminster Chamber Choir
 

Minster Church of St Mary, Axminster

Holy Trinity Church, Yeovil
Jean Mouton Noe, Noe psallite
Jacques Arcadelt Missa Noe noe
Luca Marenzio Hodie Christus natus est
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina O magnum mysterium
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Hodie Christus natus est | Missa Hodie Christus natus est
Tomás Luis de Victoria O magnum mysterium
Peter Philips O beatum et sacrosanctum diem

Sunday 27 November 2016

St John's Church, Yeovil

 
Light Up a Life

St Margaret's Hospice, Yeovil

 
Thomas Tallis If ye love me
  The truth from above
  The Infant King [sing lullaby]
  Quelle est cette odeur agreable?
 

Wednesday 22 June 2016

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 
Music to hear: the wit and wisdom of Shakespeare

Innominata Consort
Nicola Davidson, Robin Dibben, Annita Lemon-van de Kooij, Malcolm McDonald (recorders), John Mingay (keyboard)

Organ: Peter Parshall
 

 
Matthew Harris Shakespeare Songs, Book 2
Take, O, take those lips away | Tell me where is fancy bred | Under the greenwood tree | Come away, come away, death
Robert Lucas de Pearsall Lay a garland
George Shearing Music to hear: a choral suite
Music to hear | Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? | Is it for fear to wet a widow’s eye? | Sigh no more ladies, sigh no more | Blow, blow thou winter wind
Ralph Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs
Full fathom five | The cloud capp’d towers | Over hill, over dale
 

Saturday 19 March 2016

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 
Prières: sacred French choral music    
Maurice Duruflé Quatre motets
Ubi caritas
| Tantum ergo | Tu es Petrus | Tota pulchra es Maria
Maurice Duruflé Notre Père
Francis Poulenc Quatre motets pour un temps de pénitence
Timor et tremor
| Vinea mea electa | Tenebrae factae sunt | Tristis et anima mea
Francis Poulenc Salve Regina
Pierre Villette Trois motets
O quam amabilis es
| Jesu dulcis memoria | Panis angelicus
Pierre Villette Salve Regina
 

Wednesday 2 December 2015
Sunday 6 December 2015

Church of St Peter & St Paul, South Petherton
Minster Church of St Mary, Axminster

 
Resonet in Laudibus: German sacred music for Advent

Joint Concert with Axminster Chamber Choir
 

Church of St Peter & St Paul, South Petherton

 
Hans Leo Hassler Missa Octo vocum
Hieronymus Praetorius In dulci jubilo
Jacob Handl Resonet in laudibus
Hans Leo Hassler Dixit Maria
Hieronymus Praetorius Joseph, lieber Joseph mein
Josef Rheinberger Cantus Mass in Eb
Johannes Brahms Ach, arme Welt
Max Reger Unser lieben Frauen Traum
Anton Bruckner Christus factus est | Os justi meditabitur
 

Sunday 29 November 2015

St John's Church, Yeovil

 
Light Up a Life

St Margaret's Hospice, Yeovil

 
Catalan traditional The Son of the Virgin
Gabriel Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
  O little one sweet
 

Wednesday 24 June 2015

St Andrew's Church , Yeovil

 
A Midsummer Night's Music

 
Thomas Vautor Mother I will have a husband
Thomas Weelkes Hark all ye lovely saints above
John Bennet Weep, O mine eyes
Thomas Greaves Come away sweet love
Robert Lucas de Pearsall Lay a garland
Frank Bridge Five part-songs
Autumn | Music, when soft voices die | Hilli-Ho!  Hilli-Ho! | O weary hearts | The bee
Antonín Dvořák Songs of nature
Why do sweet songs | Down in the forest | Golden cornfields | On the green hillside | Come, let us sing
Gustav Holst I love my love
Michael Howarth (arr) Dafydd y Garreg Wen [David of the white rock] (trad Welsh air)
Jeremy Rawson (arr) Ye banks and braes (trad Scottish air)
Ralph Vaughan Williams Linden Lea (arr Somervell)
Gustav Host Swansea Town
 

Wednesday 18 March 2015

St Andrew's Church , Yeovil

 
Salvator mundi: choral music for Passiontide

Soprano: Chloë Stratta
J S Bach: Blute nur du liebes Herz from St Matthew Passion
Henry Purcell: Dido’s Lament from Dido and Aeneas

Tenor saxophone: Catherine Fraser
Robert Schumann: Romance No 1 from 3 Romances op 94

Organist | Baritone: Peter Parshall
 

 
Thomas Tallis Salvator mundi
Pablo Casals O vos omnes
Judith Bingham The darkness is no darkness
Samuel Wesley Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
Palestrina Stabat mater
Jonathan Dove Into Thy hands
Herbert Howells Requiem
 

Tuesday 16 December 2014

Church of the Holy Ghost, Yeovil

 
Festival of Carols

 

 
  Of the father's heart begotten
Harold Darke In the bleak midwinter
  God rest ye merry gentlemen
  O come all ye faithful
  Away in a manger
Felix Mendelssohn Hark the herald angels sing
 

Sunday 14 December 2014

Barrington Court, near Ilminster

 
Carols @ Barrington

Christmas Carols with audience participation

Barrington Court

 
Michael Praetorius (harm) A great and mighty wonder
Martin Shaw(arr) Lully, lulla [Coventry Carol]
Reginald Jacques (arr) Angels from the realms of glory | Away in a manger | Rejoice and be merry (Dorset gallery carol)
W Ballet Sweet was the song [Lute-book Lullaby]
H J Gauntlett Once in royal David’s city
Johann Sebastian Bach (harm) O little one sweet
Ralph Vaughan Williams (arr) O little town of Bethlehem | Wassail, wassail all over the town [Gloucestershire Wassail]
David Willcocks (arr) Infant holy, infant lowly
  While shepherds watched their flocks by night (Old Foster)
Arthur Warrell (arr) We wish you a merry Christmas
 

Saturday 29 November 2014
Sunday 30 November 2014

Crewkerne Methodist Church
St John's Church, West Bay

 
A Banquet of Voices: heavenly music for Advent

Joint concert with Axminster Chamber Choir

Crewkerne Methodist Church

Edward Naylor Vox dicentis
William Byrd Rorate caeli
Benjamin Britten Hymn to the Virgin
Tomás Luis de Victoria Alma redemptoris Mater
Bob Chilcott Even such is time
Hieronymus Praetorius Magnificat Quinti Toni
Tomàs Luis de Victoria Ave Maria à8
Michael Praetorius Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
John Tavener The Lamb
Thomas Tallis Videte miraculum
Thomas Weelkes Hosanna to the Son of David
Francisco Guerrero Ave Maria à8
Samuel Scheidt Puer natus in Bethlehem

Wednesday 25 June 2014

St Andrew's Church , Yeovil

Over Hill, Over Dale: Shakespeare Songs & Sonnets

An evening of music set to texts written by the great bard

Piano: Peter Parshall
 

Thomas Weelkes Strike it up tabor
John Rutter It was a lover and his lass | Blow blow thou winter wind
John Ireland Full fathom five
E J Moeran Under the greenwood tree  |  Sigh no more ladies
Ralph Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare Songs
Full fathom five  |  The cloud capp'd towers  |  Over hill, over dale
Charles Wood Full fathom five
Thomas Morley It was a lover and his lass
Ralph Vaughan Williams The willow song | O mistress mine, from Elizabethan Songs
George Shearing Songs and sonnets from Shakespeare

Wednesday 26 March 2014

St Andrew's Church , Yeovil

 
In Celebration of Peace & Remembrance of War

Organ: Peter Parshall
Trumpet: Dave Edwards
 

Henry Purcell I was glad
William Blitheman In pace
Charles Villiers Stanford A song of battle
Hubert Parry Crossing the bar
Johannes Brahms Geistliches lied
Hubert Parry There is an old belief (from Songs of Farewell)
Malcolm Archer For the fallen
Charles Wesley Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
John Ireland Greater love
Geoffrey Burgon Nunc dimittis
John Tavener Song for Athene
Charles Villiers Stanford A song of peace
Ralph Vaughan Williams Lord, Thou hast been our refuge
   

Saturday 7 December 2013

Barrington Court, near Ilminster

 
The Sounds of Christmas: carols with audience participation

Accompanist: Jean Rudd

 

 
Henry VIII Pastime with good company
H J Gauntlett Once in royal David’s city
David Willcocks (arr) Infant holy | O come all ye faithful
Reginald Jacques (arr) Away in a manger | The Linden Tree | Good King Wenceslas
Charles Wood (harm) Ding dong merrily on high | King Jesus hath a garden  Past 3 o’clock
Arthur Sullivan (adapt) It came upon the midnight clear
Howard Goodall The Lord is my shepherd
  Silent night
  Somerset wassail
Ralph Vaughan Willams (arr) O little town of Bethlehem
  I saw a maiden
Felix Mendelssohn Hark the herald angels sing
Ludovico da Viadana Exultate justi
  While shepherds watched their flocks
R R Terry Myn liking
David Willcocks (arr) The first Nowell
Boris Ord Adam lay y bounden
  See amid the winter’s snow
John Rutter (arr) Sans Day carol
Arthur Warrell (arr) We wish you a merry Christmas
 

Saturday 30 November 2013

St Andrew's Church Hall, Yetminster

 
20th Anniversary Supper Concert

Innominata Consort
Nicola Davidson, Robin Dibben, Malcolm McDonald, (recorders) Rachel Saxty (keyboard)

Accompanist: Jean Rudd

St Andrew's Church, Yetminster

 
Anton Bruckner Locus iste
Henry Purcell Come ye sons of art Soloist: Corinne Hawkins
Goerge Dyson To music
Edward Elgar O happy eyes
Howard Goodall The Lord is my shepherd  Soloist: Esther Robotham
Henry VIII Pastime with good company
Thomas Morley Now is the month of Maying
Giuseppe Pitoni Cantate Domino
Ludovico da Viadana Exsultate justi
West country folk songs O waly, waly  |  Somerset wassail
 

Saturday 28 September 2013

St Osmund's Church, Melbury Osmond, Dorset

 
Recording Session
Music for the film … Far From the Madding Crowd
Hymns
Jerusalem the golden
Now the day is over
Glory to Thee my God this night (Tallis’ Canon)
O come, O come Emmanuel

Men only (!!)
Thomas Tallis: If ye love me
 

Sunday 22 September 2013

Stourhead Gardens, Wiltshire

 
Stourhead Festival of the Voice 2013
Selection of madrigals and part-songs

 

Stourhead Gardens: Bridge & Pantheon

Image from Wikipedia

 

Saturday 29 June 2013

Church of St Peter & St Paul
South Petherton

 
South Petherton Folk Festival

Madrigals and British folk songs  |  Selection from West Side Story

Church of St Peter & St Paul, South Petherton

 

Wednesday 26 June 2013

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 
Music for a Summer Evening

Accompanist | Jean Rudd

Innominata Consort
Nicola Davidson, Robin Dibben, Malcolm McDonald, Rachel Saxty

 
Henry VIII Pastime with good company
John Ritchie (arr) Early one morning
Henry Coleman (arr) All through the night
Soloist: Robert Hall (tenor)
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi Magnificat
Walford Davies God be in my head
Stroman (arr) Steal away
Soloist: Mark Rudd (tenor)
Gordon Jacobs (arr) Brother James' Air (Psalm 23)
Orlando Gibbons The silver swan
Thomas Morley Now is the month of Maying
John Farmer Fair Phyllis
Leonard Bernstein One hand, one heart | Tonight (from West Side Story)
 

Sunday 2 June 2013
Sunday 21 April 2013

Barrington Court, near Ilminster

 
Music for a Sunday Afternoon

Accompanist: Jean Rudd

 

 
Henry VIII Pastime with good company
  Swing low
Stroman (arr) Steal away
Thomas Morley Now is the month of Maying
Orlando Gibbons The silver swan
Orlando Di Lassus Musica est Dei donum optimi
Henry Coleman (arr) All through the night
Thomas F Dunhill (arr) Loch Lomond
John Ritchie (arr) Early one morning | I will give my love an apple | Dashing away
Leonard Bernstein One hand one heart | Tonight (from West Side Story)
 

Wednesday 20 March 2013

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 
Music from Britain and America

Accompanist: Becky Dudley-Smith
 
   
Leonard Bernstein West Side Story (Choral selection)
Andrew Carter Deep peace
Soloists: Steve Walker (soprano), Corinne Hawkins (alto)
Bob Chilcott Irish blessing (May the road rise to meet you)
Henry Coleman (arr) All through the night - Old Welsh Air
Soloist: Robert Hall (tenor)
Aaron Copland Ching-a-ring-chaw  |  Long time ago  |  Simple gifts
Thomas F Dunhill (arr) Loch Lomond - Scottish Air
Elizabeth Poston Jesus Christ the apple tree
John Ritchie (arr) Dashing away with the smoothing iron  |  I will give my love an apple
John Rutter The Lord bless you and keep you
Eric Whitacre Seal lullaby
Healey Willan Rise up, my love, my fair one
 

Sunday 9 December 2012

Barrington Court, near Ilminster

Carols @ Barrington  
Congregation Choir
Away in a manger O little one sweet, O little one mild
As with gladness A great and mighty wonder
Ding, dong merrily on high Away in a manger
Hark the herald angels sing Infant holy, infant lowly
It came upon the midnight clear Lute-Book lullaby
O come, all ye faithful The Linden Tree Carol
O little town of Bethlehem Gloucestershire wassail
Once in Royal David’s city King Jesus hath a garden
The first nowell Past 3 o’clock
While shepherds watched  

Saturday 24 November 2012

St Andrew's Church, Yetminster
 

O Sing Joyfully

The Aliquando Ensemble
Accompanist | Jean Rudd

Soloist: Steve Walker

Adrian Batten O sing joyfully
William Byrd Justorum animae  |  O sing joyfully
Charles Dyson To music
Orlando Di Lassus Justorum animae  |  Musica est donum Dei optime
Claudio Monteverdi Cantate Domino
Henry Purcell Welcome to all the pleasures
Soloists: Ursula Davis, Ruth Lale (soprano), Elizabeth Gowers, Corinne Hawkins, Valerie Stewart (alto), David Adams, David Price, Mark Rudd (tenor), Ray Drewett (bass)
Charles Villiers Stanford Justorum animae
Tomás Luis de Victoria O quam gloriosum (Mass)  |  O quam gloriosum (motet)
Lodovico Viadana Exsultate justi

Saturday 23 June 2012

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 
Songs of Our Fairest Isle
A programme of music celebrating our country's heritage

Accordionist: Louise Dukes

   
   
Henry VIII Pastime with good company
Thomas Arne Under the greenwood tree
John Bennet All creatures now
John Ireland The hills  |  In praise of Neptune
Vaughan Williams Over hill, over dale
Charles Wood Full fathom five
Traditional Afton Water  |  All through the night  |  The ash grove  |  Early one morning
Vanessa Young Bring the bounty in  |  Married to the sea  |  Solitary the ocean
Leon Bailey (arr) A shanty sequence

Vanessa Young is a Dorset poet and songwriter, whose
pieces reflect the universal themes of love and nature.
 
 

Saturday 17 March 2012

St Bartholomew's Church, Crewkerne

 
Music of Majesty
Coronation music from James II to Elizabeth II

St Bartholomew's Church, Crewkerne

Image from Wikipedia

 
George Frideric Handel Zadok the Priest (Coronation anthem 1)
George Frideric Handel Water music suite
Henry Purcell I was glad when they said unto me
John Blow Let thy hand be strengthened  |  Behold O God our defender
Anon Rejoice in the Lord alway
George Frideric Handel Let thy hand be strengthened (Coronation anthem 3)
George Frideric Handel Queen of Sheba
George Frideric Handel The King shall rejoice (Coronation anthem 2)
George Frideric Handel Music for the Royal Fireworks
Ralph Vaughan Williams O taste and see  Soloist: Steve Walker
Ralph Vaughan Williams Sanctus (from Mass in G minor)
Samuel Sebastian Wesley Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
George Frideric Handel My heart is inditing (Coronation anthem 4)
 

Wednesday 14 December 2011

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 
Music for Advent & Christmas    
Francisco Guerrero Canite tuba
Elizabeth Poston Jesus Christ the apple tree
Philipp Nicolai Wachet auf
Otto Goldschmidt A tender shoot
Eleanor Farjeon People look east
Malcolm Archer (arr) The angel Gabriel
Francisco Guerrero Rorate caeli
Peter Warlock Benedicamus Domino
Andrew Carter (arr) Angelus ad Virginem
Jeremiah Ingalls Glory to God on high
Tomás Luis de Victoria O magnum mysterium
Hector Berlioz Thou must leave Thy lowly dwelling
Pyotyr Tchaikovsky The crown of roses
Henry Rauscher Carol of the bells
John Rutter Candlelight carol
Malcolm Sargent (arr) Nature carol
Alfonso Maria de’ Ligouri Tu scendi dalle stelle
Anon Gaudete
 

Sunday 25 September 2011

Octagon Theatre, Yeovil

 
Too Hot to Handel    
Armonico Consort Soloists & Baroque Players
Conductor: Christopher Monks

Countertenor: William Towers
Soprano: Yvette Bonner
Yeovil Chamber Choir & The Beaminster Singers
Armonico Consort once again interprets music of the Baroque. The story of two lovers carefully intertwines the most ravishing of Handel's arias from his many operas, romping from drama to comedy, from tragedy to laughter.  

Sunday 10 July 2011

St John's Church, Yeovil

 
Civic Service    
Guy Turner Magnify
Adrian Batten O sing joyfully
John Rutter God be in my head
 

Saturday 25 June 2011

St George's Church, Hinton St George

 
Summer Concert: madrigals and part songs

Accompanist: Jean Rudd (piano)
The Mendip Consort | Director: Joyce Rudall
Music by Antonio Bertali, Johann Hermann Schein, Anthony Holborne and Giovanni Battista Vitali
 

Image from WikipediaSt George's Church, Hinton St George

 
Benjamin Britten Flower songs: To daffodils  |  The succession of the four sweet months  |  The evening primrose
Henry VIII Pastime with good company
Ciro Pinsuti Good night, good night beloved
Henry Purcell In these delightful, pleasant groves
Madrigals  
John Farmer Fair Phyllis I saw
Orlando Gibbons The silver swan
Thomas Morley April is in my mistress' face  |  Now is the month of Maying  |  My bonny lass she smileth  
Thomas Vautor Mother, I will have a husband  
Part songs  
John Barnby Sweet and low
Henry Bishop Home sweet home
Edward Elgar As torrents in summer
Arthur Sullivan The long day closes
Charles Wood Full fathom five
 

Sunday 12 June 2011

Stourhead Gardens, Wiltshire

 
Stourhead Festival of the Voice 2011
Thomas Morley Now is the month of Maying | April is in my mistress’ face | My bonny lass she smileth
Henry Purcell In these delightful pleasant groves
John Farmer Fair Phyllis
Orlando Gibbons The silver swan
Edward Chapman (arr) She’s like the swallow
Ralph Vaughan Williams The Turtle Dove
Thomas Vautor Mother I will have a husband
John Barnby Sweet and low
Charles Wood Full fathom five
Henry VIII Pastime with good company
 

Saturday 21 May 2011

Church of St Mary the Virgin, East Chinnock

Fund raising concert for the Friends of St Mary's

With Jenny Featherstone (soprano)

Church of St Mary the Virgin, East Chinnock

 
Henry VIII Pastime with good company
Thomas Morley Now is the month of Maying
John Farmer Fair Phyllis I saw sitting all alone
Thomas Morley My bonny lass she smileth | April is in my mistress’ face
Thomas Vautor Mother I will have a husband
Henry Purcell In these delightful pleasant groves
Orlando Gibbons The silver swan
Edward T Chapman (arr) She’s like the swallow
Ralph Vaughan Williams The Turtle Dove
Charles Wood Full fathom five
Joseph Barnby Sweet and low
Henry Bishop Home sweet home
Arthur Sullivan The long day closes
Ciro Pinsuti Good night, Good night, beloved
 

Saturday 12 March 2011

St Bartholomew's Church, Crewkerne

 
Baroque Classics    
Henry Purcell Praise the Lord, O Jerusalem  |  Hear my prayer O Lord  |  Funeral music for Queen Mary
Johann Sebastian Bach Jesus bleibet meine Freude, Chorale from Cantata 147: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben  |  Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden, Motet
Tomaso Albinoni Oboe Concerto in D minor Op 9 No 2.  Soloist: Sarah Shore
Antonio Vivaldi Gloria
Soloists: Steve Walker (soprano), Corinne Hawkins (alto), Valerie Stewart (alto)
 

Wednesday 15 December 2010

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

 
Christmas Concert    
John Rutter Nativity Carol
Harold Darke In the bleak midwinter
Martin Shaw (arr) Coventry Carol
Bob Chilcott Behold that Star | Christmas Tide
John Joubert Torches
Dietrich Buxtehude In dulci jubilo
George Woodward Up! Good Christen folk
John Rutter Candlelight Carol
Charles Wood Past 3 o’clock
John Rutter (arr) Sans Day Carol
Arthur Warrell (arr) We wish you a Merry Christmas
 

Saturday 20 November 2010

St Bartholomew's Church, Crewkerne

 
A Viennese Evening    
W A Mozart Jubilate Deo
W A Mozart Sancta Maria mater Dei
W A Mozart Tantum ergo
Soloist: Ursula Davis (soprano)
W A Mozart Alleluia
Soloist: Winston Leese (trumpet)
Franz Schubert Mass in G major
Soloists: Jenny Featherstone (soprano), David Price (tenor), Ray Drewett (bass)
W A Mozart Ave verum
W A Mozart Laudate Dominum
Soloist: Steve Walker (soprano)
Franz Haydn Te Deum
Franz Haydn Trumpet concerto in Eb major
Soloist: Winston Leese
Franz Haydn Achieved is the glorious work (from Creation)
Franz Haydn Insanae et vanae curae
Franz Haydn The heavens are telling (from Creation)
Soloists: Steve Walker (soprano), Mark Rudd (tenor), Ray Drewett (bass)
 

Saturday 19 June 2010

Church of St Peter & St Paul, South Petherton

 
Madrigals and Part-songs    
Thomas Morley Now is the month of Maying Bratton (Carter arr) The teddy bears' picnic
Thomas Morley My bonnie lass she smileth Arthur Sullivan The lost chord
Bob Chilcott (arr) Londonderry air John Bennet Weep O mine eyes
Bob Chilcott (arr) Steal away John Farmer Fair Phyllis
Bob Chilcott Irish blessing Edward Elgar Three partsongs
Orlando Gibbons The silver swan O happy eyes | Love |
Orlando Gibbons What is our life? My love dwelt in a northern land
Glover-Kind (Carter arr) I do like to be beside the seaside Guy Turner Tequila samba
 

Saturday 13 March 2010

United Reformed Church, Princes Street, Yeovil

 
Gioachino Rossini Petite messe solennelle
 

Saturday 21 November 2009

Church of St Peter & St Paul, South Petherton

 
Franz Haydn Missa in Angustiis - Nelson Mass
Lodovico Grossi da Viadana Exsultate jubilate
Giovanni P da Palestrina Sicut cervus
Johann Brahms Geistliches Lied
Gabriel Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
César Franck Panis angelicus
Robert Parsons Ave Maria
Tomás Luis de Victoria O quam gloriosum est
Sergei Rachmaninoff Bogoroditsye Dyevo
Hans Leo Hassler Dixit Maria
Jehan L'Héritier Nigra sum sed formosa
 

Saturday 20 June 2009

St John's Church, Yeovil

 
 

 
Charles Villiers Stanford Three motets:
Justorum animae  |  Coelos ascendit hodie  |  Beati quorum via
Ralph Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor
Charles Villiers Stanford The blue bird
Ralph Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare songs:
Full fathom five | The cloud-capp’d towers  |  Over hill, over dale
Matthew Harris Three Shakespeare songs:
Hark, hark! The lark  |  Full fathom five
Edward Naylor Vox dicentis: clama
 

Saturday 14 March 2009

St John's Church, Yeovil

 
Leonard Bernstein Chichester Psalms
Gerald Finzi Lo, the full final sacrifice
John Stainer The Crucifixion
 

Monday 1 December 2008

Waitrose, Crewkerne

Carol Singing  
  Away in a manger
  As with gladness
  Ding, dong merrily on high
  Hark the herald angels sing
  O little one sweet, O little one mild
  O come, all ye faithful
  O little town of Bethlehem
  Once in Royal David’s city
  God rest you merry, gentlemen
  It came upon the midnight clear
  King Jesus hath a garden
  Lully, lulla, thou little tiny child (Coventry Carol)
  Rejoice and be merry
  Gloucestershire wassail
  While shepherds watched
  We wish you a merry Christmas

Sunday 23 November 2008

St Bartholomew's Church, Crewkerne

 
Antonio Vivaldi Beatus vir  (Psalm 112)
Tomaso Albinoni Adagio in G minor
Claudio Monteverdi Laudate Dominum (Psalm 117)
Claudio Monteverdi Beatus vir  (Psalm 112)
Juan Gutierrez de Padilla Missa ego flos campi
Johann Pachelbel Canon in D
Antonio Vivaldi Gloria RV 589
 

Sunday 15 June 2008

St John's Church, Yeovil

 
Johann Sebastian Bach Rutwohl (from St John Passion)
Johann Sebastian Bach Jesu joy of man’s desiring
David Fanshawe Lord’s prayer (from the African Sanctus)
Gabriel Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
George Frideric Handel Zadok the priest
Herbert Howells Like as the hart
Karl Jenkins Sanctus  |  Benedictus  |  Agnus Dei (from The Armed Man)
W A Mozart Ave verum
Charles H H Parry I was glad
Charles Villiers Stanford For lo I raise up
 

Sunday 9 March 2008

St John's Church, Yeovil

 
Gabriel Fauré
Maurice Duruflé
Requiem
Requiem
 

Saturday 15 December 2007

St John's Church, Yeovil

 
Heinrich Schütz Christmas Story
Benjamin Britten Ceremony of carols
 

Saturday 16 June 2007
Saturday, 23 June 2007

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil
St Mary's Church, Chard

 

William Byrd

Mass for 4 voices
William Byrd Ave verum
Thomas Tallis If ye love me
Johannes Brahms Geistliches lied
William H Harris Bring us, O Lord God
Benjamin Britten Rejoice in the Lamb
Francis Poulenc Timor et tremor  |  Tenebrae factae sunt
(
from Quatre Motets Pour un Temps de Pénitence)
Charles Hubert H Parry My soul there is a country  |  There is an old belief  |  Never weather beaten sail (from Songs of Farewell)
 

Saturday 31 March 2007

St Mary's Church, Dorchester

 
Johann Sebastian Bach St John Passion
 

Saturday 25 November 2006

Church of All Saints, Martock

 
Gioachino Rossini Petite messe solenelle
 

Saturday 24 June 2006

Church of St Michael the Archangel, North Cadbury

Summer Concert: 16th Century to the Present
William Byrd Mass for four voices. Kyrie | Gloria
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Super flumina Babylonis | Sicut cervus
Tomás Luis de Victoria O quam gloriosum
William Byrd Mass for four voices. Sanctus | Benedictus
Ludovico da Viadana Exsultate justi
Hans Leo Hassler Dixit Maria
William Byrd Mass for four voices. Agnus Dei I | Agnus Dei I I
Michael Tippett Spirituals from A Child of Our Time.  Steal away | Nobody knows | Nobody knows | Go down Moses | By and by | Deep river
William Walton Jubilate
Charles Villiers Stanford Justonrm animae | Beati quorum via
Johannes Brahms Geistliches Lied
Charles Hubert Hastings Parry I was glad
 

Saturday 25 March 2006

St Bartholomew's Church, Crewkerne

 

Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Missa nigra sum
Jehan L'Héritier Nigra sum sed formosa
Michael Tippett Spirituals from A Child of Our Time | Dance, clarion air
William Walton Jubilate
 

Wednesday 14 December 2005

St Andrew's Church, Yeovil

Christmas Concert  
Robert Lucas de Pearsall (arr) In dulci jubilo
Herbert Howells A spotless rose
Benjamin Britten A boy was born
William Walton What cheer!
Ralph Vaughan Williams The blessed son of God
David Willcocks (arr) Sussex Carol
Charles Wood A Virgin most pure
David Willcocks (arr) Infant holy, infant lowly
Johann Sebastian Bach O little one sweet
Pierre Villette Hymne à la Vierge
Peter Warlock Bethlehem down
G R Woodward (harm) Up! Good Christen folk and listen
William Mathias Sir Christèmas

Saturday 26 November 2005

Church of St Peter & St Paul, South Petherton

Benjamin  Britten Ceremony of carols
Franz Haydn St Nicholas Mass
 

Sunday 26 June 2005

St Catherine's Church, Montacute

Midsummer Mozart and the Viennese Masters
Georg von Reutter Ecce quomodo moritur
Franz Schubert Six antiphons for Palm Sunday
Johann Georg Albrechtsberger Mass in D major
Christoph Willibald Gluck De profundis (Psalm 130)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mass in D major KV 194  |  Ave verum corpus
Antonio Salieri Confirma hoc Deus
 

Sunday 20 March 2005

All Saints’ Church, Martock

 

Thomas Tallis & his contemporaries
Thomas Tallis If ye love me  |  Te lucis ante terminum  |  O Lord give thy holy spirit  |  Euge caeli porta  |  This is my commandment  |  Lamentations of Jeremiah I  |  Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis (Short Service)  |  O sacrum convivium  |  Blessed are those that be undefiled
Tomás Luis de Victoria Ave Maria  |  O vos omnes  |  Jesu dulcis memoria  |  O quam gloriosum
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Sicut cervus  |  Exsultate Deo
Orlande de Lassus Adoramus te  |  Timor et tremor
   
 

Wednesday 22 December 2004

All Saints’ Church, Merriott

Music for Christmas  
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Matin reponsory
Michael Praetorius A great and mighty wonder
Frederick Bainton A babe is born I wys
Marc-Antoine Charpentier Omni die dic Mariae
Patrick Hadley I sing of a maiden
Soloists: Sarah Best and Steve Walker
Marc-Antoine Charpentier O sacrum convivium
John Rutter (arr) Cradle Somg
Charles Wood King Jesus hath a garden
John Joubert Torches
Marc-Antoine Charpentier Salve puerule
Reginald Jacques Rejoice and be merry
David Willcocks God rest you merry, gentlemen
William Walton All this time this song is best

Saturday 27 November 2004

St Nicholas Church, Combe St Nicholas, Chard

 
French Baroque Masterpieces
Marc-Antoine Charpentier Omni die dic Mariae (H 334)
O sacrum convivium (H 278)
Guillaume Bouzignac Ecce Homo  |  Salve Jesu piissime  |  Heu suspiro
Étienne Moulinié Dum esset rex
Henri Du Mont Cantantibus organis  |  Desidero te millies
Sebastien de Brossard Domine salvum fac regem
Marc-Antoine Charpentier Messe de minuit (H 9)
Paolo Lorenzani Regina caeli
 

Sunday 13 June 2004

Parish Church of St Peter & St Paul, Wincanton

 

English Church Music 17th - 20th Century
John Blow Behold O God our defender  |  Let my prayer come up
Henry Purcell Man that is born of a woman  |  O God, thou art my God
Maurice Greene Thou visitest the earth
William Boyce I was glad
Herbert Howells Psalm 123, from Requiem (1936)  |  Psalm 121, from Requiem  |  O pray for the peace of Jerusalem
Benjamin Britten Deus in adjutorium
William Mathias Let the people praise thee O God
   
 

Saturday 3 April 2004

Cheap Street Church, Sherborne

European Sacred Music 16th - 20th century
Lodovico Viadana Exsultate justi in Domino
Tomás Luis de Victoria Jesu dulcis memoria  |  Ave Maria
Diogo Dias Melgas Ecce ascendimus
Dimitry Bortynansky Adoremus
Sergei Rachmaninoff Beatus vir  |  Bogoroditsye dyevo
Johann Sebastian Bach O Jesu Christ meins lebens licht
Howard Goodall The Lord is my shepherd
Edvard Grieg Ave maria stella
Giacomo Rossini O salutaris hostia
Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy Verleih uns frieden
Anton Bruckner Locus iste
Igor Stravinsky Ave Maria
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ave verum corpus
Paolo Lorenzani Regina caeli
   
 

Saturday 6 December 2003

St Bartholomew’s Church, Crewkerne

Music for Advent
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Missa aeterna Christi munera
Gustav Holst I love my love (Cornish Folk song)
Charles Stanford The blue bird  |  Magnificat and Nunc dimittis in G
Ottorino Respighi Lauda per la nativita del Signore
Gabriel Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
   

Saturday 28 June 2003

Church of St Michael & All Angels, Somerton

Music for a Midsummer Evening
Alice Dicker | clarinet
Willow Lowry | viola
Tatiana Haigh | violin
 
 
John Rutter Four childhood lyrics
Monday's child | The owl and the pussycat | Matthew, Mark, Luke and John | Sing a song of sixpence
Ralph Vaughan Williams Sweet day
Ralph Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare songs
Full fathom five | The cloud-capp'd tower | Over hill, over dale
Guy Turner Time after time
Johnny Mercer Laura
Fats Waller Ain't misbehavin'
Lindsay Gray (arr) Scarborough Fair | The lass of Richmond Hill

Saturday 29 March 2003

Church of All Saints, Merriott

Marc-Antoine Charpentier Te Deum in D
George Frideric Handel O praise the Lord with one consent
Chandos Anthem No 6 in E flat
Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata BWV 48, Ich elender Mensch
Antonio Vivaldi Gloria RV588

Friday 20 December 2002

St Michael’s Church, East Coker

Christmas Concert  
Johann Georg Ebeling All my heart this night rejoices
Basque carol
David Willcocks (arr)
Gabriel’s message
Herbert Howells A spotless rose
Ralph Vaughan Williams Fantasia on Christmas carols
John Rutter Nativity Carol
Peter Warlock Benedicamus Domino
John Rutter (arr) Quem pastores laudavere
Peter Cornelius
Ivor Atkins (arr)
The Three Kings
David Willcocks (arr) Ding, dong merrily on high

Saturday 23 November 2002

St Bartholomew's Church, Crewkerne

Antonín Dvořák Mass in D
Malcolm Archer Requiem

Saturday 29 June 2002

St Barnabas' Church, Queen Camel

Music for a Midsummer Evening  
Ludovico Viadana Exsultate justi [Shout for joy, ye righteous]
Tomás Luis de Victoria (attrib) Ave Maria
Anton Bruckner Ave Maria | Locus iste [This is God's house]
Sergei Rachmaninov Bogoroditsye Dyevo [Ave Maria]
Thomas Morley Sing we and chant it
John Ward Out from the vale
John Farmer Fair Phyllis
Orlando Gibbons The silver swan
Thomas Greaves Come away, sweet love
Gabriel Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
English folksong
Ralph Vaughan Williams (arr)
Greensleeves
Newfoundland folksong
Edward Chapman (arr)
She’s like the swallow
Traditional American lullaby
John Rutter (arr)
Black sheep
Sea Shanty
Gustav Holst (arr)
Sea Shanty

Saturday 16 March 2002

St Peter's Church, Shaftesbury

Johann Sebastian Bach St John Passion

Friday 21 December 2001

St Michael’s Church, East Coker

Christmas Concert  
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Matin Responsory
Stephen Bell Adam lay ybounden
Ralph Vaughan Williams (arr) The Truth from Above
William Walton All this time
Traditional Normandy tune
Reginald Jacques (arr)
Away in a manger
Kenneth Leighton Lully, lulla thou little tiny child
Elizabeth Poston Jesus Christ the Apple Tree
David Willcocks (arr) Sussex Carol
John Rutter Shepherd's Pipe Carol
Andrew Carter Mary's Magnificat
Richard Shephard The great God of heaven
Arthur Warrell (arr) Merry Christmas

Saturday 17 November 2001

St Bartholomew's Church, Crewkerne

Choral Masterpieces from the 16th and 20th centuries  
Orlando Gibbons Fantasia of Foure Parts (Parthenia)
Tomás Luis de Victoria Motet: O quam gloriosum est | Missa: O quam gloriosum est
Charles Villiers Stanford Te Deum in B flat | Justorum animae [The souls of the righteous are in the hands of God] | Beati quorum via [Blessed are those who are undefiled in the way]
Herbert Howells Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks | Magnificat and Nunc dimittis (Collegium Regale)
Charles Wood Expectans, expectavi (This sanctuary of my soul) | Hail gladdening light

Saturday 14 July 2001

St John's Church, Yeovil

A Summer Concert  
Tomás Luis de Victoria Motet: O quam gloriosum est
John IV, King of Portugal Crux fidelis
Henry Purcell Hear my prayer, O Lord
Antonio Lotti Crucifixus
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Tu es Petrus
Charles Wood Hail, gladdening light
Gabriel Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
Francis Poulenc Salve Regina
Gerald Finzi God is gone up
John Byrt (arr) Among the leaves so green-o
Donald James (arr) Bushes and Briars
John Rutter (arr) O waly, waly | Sourwood Mountain
Andrew Carter (arr) Autumn leaves | Night and day
Lindsay Gray (arr) The Lass of Richmond Hill

Saturday 17 March 2001

Church of St Peter & St Paul, South Petherton

George Frideric Handel Let thy hand be strengthened
Coronation Anthem No 3
Johann Sebastian Bach Cantata BWV 140, Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme
Johann Sebastian Bach Mass in G minor

Friday 20 December 2000

St Michael’s Church, East Coker

Charles Wood Ding, dong merrily on high
Old Basque carol The Angel Gabriel from heaven came
John Rutter Nativity Carol
John Goss
David Willcocks (arr)
See amid the winter’s snow (with audience)
Boris Ord Adam lay ybounden
David Willcocks (arr) Resonemus laudibus
John Rutter (arr) Sans Day Carol
David Willcocks (arr) Infant Holy, infant lowly
John Rutter For the beauty of the earth
J H Hopkins
William Slogrove (arr)
We Three Kings (with audience)
Old Basque carol I saw a maiden
Colin Mawby Ave verum corpus
John Rutter Star Carol | Jesus Child
David Willcocks (arr) Masters in this hall

Monday 18 December 2000

Sherborne Abbey

A Christmas Concert
Yeovil Chamber Choir | Sherborne Chamber Choir | William Slogrove Singers | Sherborne Young Singers
 
Felix Mendelssohn All that has life an breath, sing to the Lord
Colin Mawby Ave verum corpus

Wednesday 28 June 2000

Saint Mary's Church, Beaminster
 

Beaminster Festival    
Sunday 2 July 2000

All Saints' Church, Merriott

 
A Summer Concert  
Thomas Morley Now is the month of Maying
Orlando Gibbons The silver swan
John Bennet Weep, O mine eyes | All creatures now are merry, merry minded
Thomas Morley Sing we and chant it
Robert Lucas de Pearsall Lay a garland on her hearse
Charles Villiers Stanford The bluebird
William Sterndale Bennett Come live with me and be my love
Ralph Vaughan Williams Linden Lea | The Turtle Dove | The dark eyed sailor | Just as the tide was flowing
Guy Turner Time After Time

1.  Time (Wasting)
2.  Time (Haven’t got it)
3.  Time (and Rosemary)
4.  Time (Justin)
5.  Time (Piece)


Saturday 18 March 2000

All Saints Church, Martock

Franz Josef Haydn Mass in Time of War (Paukenmesse)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mass in C (Coronation Mass) K317

Saturday 20 November 1999

St Bartholomew’s Church, Crewkerne

Claudio Monteverdi Beatus vir | Laudate Dominum
Antonio Vivaldi Credo | Beatus vir
Tomaso Albinoni Magnificat | Adagio
Johann Pachelbel Kanon

Saturday 27 June 1999

Church of St Peter & St Paul, Chiselborough

Four fifteenth Century Songs  
Costanzo Festo Quando ritrova
Robert Cornysh Adew adew
Juan Encina Mas vale trocar
Anon Tapster dryngker
Three English Madrigals  
Thomas Morley April is in my mistress’ face
John Farmer Fair Phyllis
Thomas Morley Now is the month of Maying
Three English Madrigals  
Thomas Morley Fyre! Fyre!
Thomas Vautor Mother I will have a husband
John Wilbye Draw on sweet night
Matyas Seiber Six Yugoslav folksongs
The unfaithful lover | Handsome Mirko | Eighteen shining buttons | Heavens above | Hussars | Fairy tale
Three English Songs  
Gerald Finzi My spirit sang all day
Charles Vincent I think of thee
Michael Stocks (arr) Every night when the sun goes down

Saturday 27 March 1999

St Michael’s Church, East Coker

Gabriel Fauré Cantique de Jean Racine
Ralph Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs
Gabriel Fauré Requiem

Saturday 5 December 1998

St Mary’s Church, Dorchester

Franz Schubert Mass in G
Marc Antoine Charpentier Messe de Minuit

Saturday 27 June 1998

St George’s Church, Hinton St George

Three Madrigals  
John Farmer Fair Phyllis
John Bennet Weep, O mine eyes
Thomas Morley Now is the month of Maying
Three Folk-Songs  
Hugh S Roberton (arr) Flow gently sweet Afton
Avril Dankworth (arr) Shenandoah
Guy Turner (arr) Danny Boy
Three Rather American Songs  
Guy Turner Suburban cowboy | Sure | Go take a train
Close Harmony Arrangements  
Benny Carter & David Blackwell (arr) Deep purple
George Gershwin
Roderick Williams (arr)
Summertime
George Gershwin
David Blackwell (arr)
‘S wonderful
Peter Gratton (arr) Tea for two
Guy Turner (arr) Over the rainbow
Cole Porter
David Blackwell (arr)
Let’s do it

Saturday 14 March 1998

St Bartholomew’s Church, Crewkerne

In the first part of our programme we alternate classic anthems from the turn of the century with movements from Byrd’s four-part Mass from the end of the 16th century.
Charles Villiers Stanford Coelos ascendit hodie
William Byrd Kyrie
Charles Hubert Hastings Parry My soul there is a country
William Byrd Sanctus
E L Bainton Open Thy gates
William Byrd Agnus Dei
Johannes Brahms Five Quartet Songs
Der Gang zum Liebchen (Op 33, #3)
Der Abend (Op 64, #2)
Spätherbst (Op 92, #2)
Abendlied (Op92, #3)
An die Heimat (Op 64 #1)

Saturday 6 December 1997

United Reformed Church, Princes Street, Yeovil

Henry Balfour Gardiner Evening Hymn
Charles Villiers Stanford Three motets. Justorum animae | Coelos ascendit hodie | Beati quorum via
Guy Turner Ave.  Soloists: Kate Mooney | Kate Pearce
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Vesperae Solennes de Confessore
Soloists: Belinda Evans (Soprano) | Clare Morris (Alto) | Keith Hunt (Tenor) | Chris Bye (Bass)

Saturday 29 June 1997

Church of St Peter and St Paul, Chiselborough

John Wilbye Three madrigals. Lady, when I behold | Adieu, sweet amarylis | Flora gave me fairest flowers
Claude Debussy Trois Chansons de Charles d’Orléans
Dieu! qu’il la fait bon regarder | Quant j’ai ouy le tabourin | Yver vous n’estes qu’un villain
Robert Lucas de Pearsall Four part-songs. Light of my soul | Why do the roses | Adieu, my native shore | Lay a garland
Charles Villiers Stanford The bluebird
Four part-songs by local composers  
Reg Pocock Song of Hope
Stephen Knight What cruel pains Corinna takes
Joan Russell Merlin
Guy Turner Song
Three light arrangements  
Janet Wheeler (arr) Buttons and bows | Green, green
Guy Turner Over the rainbow

Saturday 15 March 1997

Church of St Michael the Archangel, North Cadbury

E L Bainton Two anthems. Open Thy gates | In the wilderness
William Byrd Two motets. Civitas sancti tui | Rorate coeli
Anton Bruckner Three motets. Locus iste | Os justi | Christus factus est
Robert Lucas de Pearsall Four part-songs. Light of my soul | Why do the roses | Adieu, my native shore | Lay a garland
Guy Turner Dawne Songs. The wild duck | Tenebris interlucem | At night | The birds | Owls | Song

Saturday 7 December 1996

Church of St Martin of Tours, West Coker

A Concert of Sacred Music by English Composers  
Benjamin Britten Te Deum in C
Soloist: Bryony Rudd (Soprano)
John Taverner Dum transisset sabbatum
William Harris Faire is the heaven
Henry Purcell Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes mei
John Rutter Requiem
Soloist: Belinda Evans (Soprano)

Sunday 16 June 1996

All Saints' Church, Merriott

Summer Concert  
Carlo Gesualdo O vos omnes
Carlo Gesualdo Ave dulcissima Maria
Thomas Vautor Sweet Suffolk Owl
John Frederick Bridge The Goslings
Peter Philips Salve salutaris victima | Christus resurgens ex mortis
Adriano Banchieri Contraponto bestiale alla mente
Benjamin Cooke Hark, Hark the lark  | Epitaph on a Dormouse
Richard Stevens Ye spotted snakes
John Whitworth The Mermaid
Manning Sherwin A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square
C E Horn Cherry ripe
Charles Hubert Hastings Parry Never weather-beaten sail
Arthur Sullivan The long day closes

?? March 1996  
A Concert of Sacred and Secular Music  
Henry Purcell Funeral Music and Canzona
Hear my prayer O Lord | Remember not Lord, our offences | Thou knowest. Lord | Funeral March
Maurice Greene Lord, let me know mine end
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Missa Brevis
Thomas Morley Fyre! Fyre!
Orlando Gibbons The silver swan
Elizabeth Poston Jesus Christ the apple tree
George Gershwin Love walked right in
Antony Saunders (arr) Fascinating rhythm
Manning Sherwin A nightingale sang in Berkeley Square
C E Horn Cherry ripe

Sunday 25 June 1995

Church of St Mary-the Virgin, Norton-sub-Hamdon

National Music Day  
Thomas Weelkes Hosanna to the son of David | When David heard | Gloria in excelsis Deo (three motets)
Benjamin Britten Hymn to St Cecilia
Thomas Weelkes Hark all ye lovely saints | O care, thou wilt despatch me | Sing we at pleasure (three madrigals)
Ralph Vaughan Williams The spring time of the year
Hugh Roberton Flow gently sweet Afton
Guy Turner (arr) O waly waly
Ralph Vaughan Williams The dark-eyed sailor
Guy Turner Four Slices of Pizza. This pie’s too big | I’ve never bought her a pizza | The happy anchovy | Deep pan

Saturday 29 April 1995

St Michael's Church, East Coker

A Concert of Sacred Music  
Herbert Howells A Hymn for St Cecilia
William Byrd Ave verum
Thomas Weelkes Gloria in excelsis Deo
William Byrd Justorum animae | Sing joyfully
Thomas Weelkes When David heard
Herbert Howells O pray for the peace of Jerusalem | We have heard with our ears | Like as the hart | Let  God arise
Benjamin Britten Hymn to St Cecilia
Guy Turner Four Slices of Pizza. This pie’s too big | I’ve never bought her a pizza | The happy anchovy | Deep pan

Saturday 3 December 1994

Holy Trinity Church, Peter Street, Yeovil

A Concert of Sacred Music  
Charles Wood Hail gladdening light
Charles Hubert Hastings Parry My soul there is a country | Never, weather beaten sail | There is an old belief. From Songs of Farewell
Maurice Duruflé Ubi caritas | Tota pulchra es | Tu es Petrus | Tantum ergo
Pierre Villette Hymne à la Vierge
Benjamin Britten Hymn to the Virgin
Henry Purcell Remember not, Lord, our offences | Hear my prayer O Lord
William Byrd Laudibus in sanctis

Sunday 26 June 1994

St Catherine’s Church, Montacute

Music for a Summer’s Day.  Concert in aid of the restoration appeal  
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi O sacrum convivium
Randall Thompson Alleluia
Charles Villiers Stanford Three motets. Justorum animae | Coelos ascendit hodie | Beati quorum via
Gerald Finzi My spirit sang all day
Robert Lucas de Pearsall Lay a garland
Ralph Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare songs
Full fathom five thy father lies | The cloud capp’d towers | Over hill, over dale
Michael Tippett Spirituals from A Child of Our Time. Steal away | Nobody knows | Go down Moses | By and by | Deep river
Soloists: Heather Taylor, Josephine Sawney, Ken Sherring, Christopher Bye

Sunday 23 April 1994

Holy Trinity Church, Peter Street, Yeovil

Music for St George's Day  
Ralph Vaughan Williams Valiant-for-truth
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina Super flumina Babylonis
Tomás Luis de Victoria O quam gloriosum est
Randall Thompson Alleluia
Ralph Vaughan Williams Three Shakespeare songs
Full fathom five thy father lies | The cloud capp’d towers | Over hill, over dale
Thomas Weelkes Hark all ye lovely saints above
Orlando Gibbons The silver swan
William Byrd Though Amarillis dance in green
Thomas Tomkins Too much I once lamented
Charles Villiers Stanford The blue bird
Gerald Finzi My spirit sang all day
Edward Elgar As torrents in summer
Robert Lucas de Pearsall Lay a garland
Guy Turner Three rather American Songs. Suburban cowboy | Sure | Like a train

Sunday 27 June 1993

Holy Trinity Church, Peter Street, Yeovil

Inaugural Concert of Sacred and Secular Music  |  National Music Day  
Tomás Luis de Victoria In festo natalis Domini
Salomone de Rossi Elokim hashivenu
Orazio Vecchi Cantate Domino
Anton Bruckner Pange lingua | Locus iste | Christus factus est
Johann Sebastian Bach Lobet den Herrn (Psalm 117)
Robert Schumann John Andersen | Jaegerlied
Johannes Brahms In stiller Nacht | Der Jaeger
Ralph Vaughan Williams Three Elizabethan Songs. Sweet Day | The Willow Song | O mistress mine
Ralph Vaughan Williams (arr) Just as the tide was flowing

 



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