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The choir has performed in over 80 concerts since 1978 singing music from around the world and from composers new and old. This is an ongoing project to catalog of all the concerts, venues and pieces we have performed so if you can fill in any gaps, please let us know.
 
 
 
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In the list below, the following abbreviations are used for the venue:
SMC St Michael's Church, Highworth   WS Warneford School, Highworth
RC Recreation Centre, Highworth   HC Hannington Church
MH Methodist Hall / Church, Highworth   HW URC, Haydon Wick, Swindon
SLC St Lawrence's Church, Lechlade   LPC Lechlade Parish Church
WPS Westrop Primary Sch Highworth   CPC Cirencester Parish Church
PC Pilgrim Centre, Swindon   SPC St Philip's Church, Stratton
TA Tewkesbury Abbey   PON   Eglise Romane Notre Dame, Pontorson
SSM St Margaret's Church, Stratton   WMC Wiltshire Music Centre
 
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Programme
Venue
     

 

 

 

 

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Easter 2917

 

 

 

Strike it up Tabor : Thomas WeelkesCome ye Sons of Art : PurcellAdiamus : Karl Jenkins
Look to the Day : John Rutter
Linden Lea : Vaughan Williams
Where the gentle Avon flows : Binge
Non Nobis Domine : Roger Quilter
Beatles in Revue : arr. Ed. Lojeski

Ave Verum Corpus & Te Deum Laudamus : Mozart
Evening Prayer : Ola Gjeilo
The Seal Lullaby & Animal Crackers : Eric Whitacre
Solo Saxophone : Finale from Three Piece Suite : Richard Rodney Bennett
Stabat Mater : Giovanni Battista Pergolesi

 

WS

 

 

 

 

SMC

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July 2016

Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo: Horowitz and Flanders
The Silver Swan: Orlando Gibbons
Bridge over troubled waters: Simon and Garfunkel
Teddy Bear's Picnic: J W Bratton

MH
Easter 2016




Zadok the Priest:  Handel
Blest Pair of Sirens:  C H H Parry
As Torrents in Summer:   Edward Elgar
Te Deum:   Haydn
Harmonie-Messe:  Haydn
SMC
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December 2015 Beatus Vir:   Claudio Monteverdi SMC


String Quartet:  Pachelbel's Canon in D
A Ceremony of Carols:  Benjamin Britten
Carols with audience participation
 
     
July 2015 Londonderry Air:   arr. Jeremy Rawson WS



Gypsy Rover:  arr. David Nino  
'sWonderful:   arr. David Blackwell
Rule the World:  Take That
Fly Me to the Moon:  arr. Gwyn Arch 
I Hear the Soft Note:   (from Patience) Gilbert & Sullivan
I Rejoice that it's Decided:  (from The Sorcerer)  Gilbert & Sullivan
Brightly Dawns our Wedding Day: (from The Mikado) Gilbert & Sullivan
 Live with Me and be My Love:   George Shearing
It was a Lover and his Lass:  George Shearing

 
     
Easter 2015


Ave Verum Corpus:   Mozart
Love Divine and The Lord is My Shepherd:  Howard Goodall
Rejoice Greatly:   Handel

SMC
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December 2014

Concert title: 'The Glory Of Christ'
Vivaldi: Gloria
John Rutter: When Icicles Hang
Popular Christmas Carols for audience participation

SMC
July 2014 Sunday - from 'Sunday in the Park with George' Sondheim
Not While I'm Around - from Sweeny Todd Sondheim
Medley from West Side Story - Bernstein/Sondheim
Medley by Rodgers & Hammerstein
'One' - from A Chorus Line - Hamlisch/Kleban
Rhythm of Life - from Sweet Charity - Coleman/Fields
WS
April 2014

Concert title: 'Let There Be Peace'
Arr Joel Raney:Let There Be Peace On Earth
Dave Brubeck: I Dream A World
Handel: See The Conquoring Hero Comes
Gustav Holst: I Vow To Thee My Country
F
aure: Requiem
Excerpts from Karl Jenkins: The Armed Man
Handel: Judas Maccabaeus

SMC
December 2013

Handel: The Messiah Part 1
(Last concert to be conducted by Mike Avery)

SMC
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July 2013 An Evening of Gilbert & Sullivan WS
April 2013 Haydn: Te Deum
Pergolesi: Magnificat
Handel: Chandos Anthem No 9
SMC
December 2012 Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols:
John Taverner: The Lamb
John Gardner: Tomorrow shall be my dancing day

Christmas Auld Lang Syne
Popular Christmas Carols for audience participation
SMC
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July 2012

Music to celebrate the Olympics and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee including:

Coronation Anthem
The Best of Bond
The National Anthem
Rule Britannia
Jerusalem
The Beatles in Revue

SMC
     
March 2012 Brahms Requiem SMC
     
December 2011 Rutter: Christmas Motets SMC
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July 2011

A Broadway Medley
Selection of songs from Phantom of the Opera
Compilation of songs from Mamma Mia

WS
April 2011

Elgar: Ave Verum
Rossini : O Salutaris Hostia
Bruckner: Christus Factus Est
Lotti: Crucifixus
Mendelssohn: O Rest in The Lord (Alto solo)
Bruckner: Tota pulchra es Maria (Tenor soloist)
William Byrd: 4 part Mass: Kyrie; Gloria; Sanctus
Mendelssohn: Lift Thine Eyes (trio)
Grieg: Ave maris stella
Elgar: Lux Aetern
Brahms: How Lovely are Thy Dwellings
Vivaldi: Gloria
Handel: Finale and Amen Chorus from “The Messiah”

SMC
 
 
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