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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
 
Date
Programme
Venue Links
December 2009
Angels, from the realms of glory
SMC


Haydn: Creation (excerpts):
  The heavens are telling
  Awake the harp
  Achieved is the glorious work



Handel: Hallelujah Chorus
(And audience - BBC Sing Hallelujah)




Hark! the herald-angels sing



Quelle est cette odeur agréable?



Deck the hall



In the bleak midwinter



The holly and the ivy



Il est né le divin enfant



See amid the winter's snow



O come, all ye faithful



Chinn (arr.): Christmas Auld Lang Syne



Readings and carols for choir & audience









July 2009
Gilbert & Sullivan Selection:
WS


  Eagle high in cloudland soaring (Utopia Ltd)



  Brightly dawns our wedding day (The Mikado)



  I hear the soft note (Patience)



  When the buds are blossoming (Ruddigore)



  A nice dilemma (Trial by Jury)



  Hail poetry (The Pirates of Penzance)



Mozart: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön (solo) from The Marriage of Figaro



Mozart: Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön (solo) from The Magic Flute



Lehar: Vilja (solo) from The Merry Widow



Gilbert & Sullivan: Three little maids are we (trio) from The Mikado



Lloyd Webber: Andrew Lloyd Webber in Concert (arr. Lojeski) with Phantom of the opera (duet)



Sherman: The beautiful briny sea (solo)



Lloyd Webber: Half a moment (solo) from By Jeeves



Rodgers & Hammerstein:



  Sound of Music: Maria (altos)



  South Pacific: I'm gonna wash that man right out
  of my hair (altos)




Kostal: Sister suffragette (altos)


Mozart: La ci darem la mano (piano duet) from Don Giovanni



Strauss: Walz (piano duet) from Die Fledermaus



Ireland: Her song (solo)


Schönberg: Les Misérables Choral Medley (arr. Lojeski) with Stars (solo)










May 2009
Parry: I was glad
PON
Poster

Mozart: Ave verum corpus

Programme

Tallis: If you love me



Wesley: Air et Gavotte (organ solo)


Jenkins: The Armed Man Choral Suite (excerpts)
  Kyrie
  Sanctus



 Bruckner: Motets
  Locus Iste
  Os justi



Vivaldi: Gloria (extracts)



Fauré: Cantique de Jean Racine


Rutter (arr.):
  When the Saints Go Marching In
  Down By the Riverside



Gordon Young: Prélude dans le Style Classique (organ solo)


Elgar: As Torrents In Summer


Paul Simon: Bridge Over Troubled Water


Lloyd Webber: Love changes everything


Schönberg: Les Misérables Choral Medley (arr. Lojeski)


Our trip to Pontorson










April 2009
Rossini: Stabat Mater
SMC


Handel: Messiah Parts 2 and 3










December 2008
Bach: Sleepers Wake
SMC


Rutter: Star Carol



Rutter: When Icicles Hang



Pearsall (arr.): In dulce jubilo



Ding Dong! Merrily on high



Darke (arr.): In the Bleak Midwinter



Walton: What Cheer



Howells: A Spotless Rose



Willcocks (arr.): Jingle Bells



Warrell (arr.): We wish you a merry Christmas



Readings and carols for choir & audience









July 2008
Choral Songs:
  Dance to your Daddy, Loch Lomond,
  Ye Banks and Braes, Bobby Shaftoe, Yarmouth Fair,
  I Love My Love, Linden Lea, Greensleeves,
  The Ash Grove, Suo Gan

WS


Instrumentals:
  Handel: Arrival of the Queen of Sheba (piano duet)
  Elgar: Salut d'Amour (piano solo)




Solo songs:
  Feed The Birds (Sherman & Sherman)
  The Slow Train (Flanders & Swann)
  Someone Is Sending Me Flowers (Baker, arr. Vignoles)
   Is My Team Ploughing? (Butterworth)




Lerner & Loewe: My Fair Lady (excerpts)










April 2008
Parry: I Was Glad SMC


Handel: Rejoice Greatly (solo)


Jenkins: The Armed Man Choral Suite



Rutter: Requiem



Handel: Hallelujah (from Messiah)










December 2007
Bach: Christmas Oratorio Part 1
SMC


Gant: Still, Still, Still



Ord: Adam Lay Ybounden



Walters: Iona



Marks: Rudolphus Rubrinasus



Carter (arr.): The Twelve Days of Christmas



Allwood (arr.): We wish you a merry Christmas



Readings and carols for choir & audience









July 2007
Rouget de Lisle: La Marseillaise WS


Lassus: Bonjour Mon Coeur


Offenbach arr. Farnie: The Gendarmes


Various: Accordion Solos


Rogers & Hammerstein:
  Some Enchanted Evening (solo)
 
Dites-Moi (solo)



Satie: Gymnopédies No.1  (piano solo)


Trenet/Chauliac: La Mer (solo)


Fauré: Au Bord de la Mer (solo)


Fauré: Pavane (choral version)


Dumont/Vaucaire: No Regrets (solo)


Martini: Plaisir d'Amour (solo)


Excerpts from Carmen, Gigi, Les Misérables









March 2007
Haydn: Nelson Mass
SMC


Bruckner: Six Motets



Two pieces by Highworth Warneford School Choir









December 2006
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on Christmas Carols SMC


Carols and Christmas Music









July 2006
Randall Thompson : Alleluia WS


John Deaton: Yah Boo! (Shakespeare?) (solo; first performance)


Schubert: Song of the Sailors to the Dioskuren (solo)


Taylor/Mizzi/Hoffman: The Sailor with the Navy Blue Eyes (solo)


Walter Carroll: Four Sea Idylls (piano solo)


Schubert: The Trout (solo)


Orlando Gibbons: The Silver Swan


Elgar: As Torrents in Summer


Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore (Concert version: abridged)









April 2006
Mozart: Vesperae Sollennes de Confessore K339 SMC


Fauré: Requiem









December 2005
Vivaldi: Gloria in D RV 589 SMC


Carols and Christmas Music









October 2005
Come and Sing: Haydn's Creation MH









July 2005
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus WS


Parry: I Was Glad


Bach: Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring


Haydn: The Heavens Are Telling (from Creation)


Handel: Zadok The Priest


Vaughan Williams: Two songs from "Songs of Travel" (solo)


Lerner & Loewe: Three numbers from "My Fair Lady" (solos)


Mancini: Moon River


Paul Simon: Bridge Over Troubled Water


Michael Head: Money O! (solo)


Trad. arr. Rutter: Down By The Riverside


Gershwin: Summertime


Trad. arr. Rutter: When The Saints Go Marching In


Edward Pearse: Two Galliards for Lute


Handel: Sonata in F Opus 1 No. 11 for Flute & Piano


Trad. arr. John Whitworth: The Mermaid


Parry: Jerusalem


arr. Elgar: God Save The Queen









March 2005
Mozart: Ave Verum Corpus SMC


Dvorak: Stabat Mater









December 2004
Handel: Messiah Part 1 (plus "Hallelujah" chorus)
SMC


Carols and Christmas music










July 2004
Flanders/Horovitz: Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo WS


Gilbert & Sullivan: Love duet from Pirates of Penzance


Noël Coward : Has Anyone Seen Our Ship? (Duet)


Charles Trenet : La Mer (Solo)


Ireland : The Bells of San Marie / Sea Fever (Solos)


Marriott Edgar : The 'Ole In The Ark (Recitation)


Thomas Campion : Never, Weather-Beaten Sail (Lute Song)


Various : Medley of Nautical / Watery songs for Choir and Audience


Arne : Rule Britannia (Soloist, Choir and Audience)









March 2004
Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle RC









December 2003
Christmas Around the World:
SMC


Tučapský : Koleda (Czech)


Walters/Kennerley : Iona


Sargent : Hawaiian Lullaby


Adam, A : O Holy Night


Sargent : Two Mexican Carols
    Jesus Sleeps
    Earth's Joy



Carter :Two Spanish Carols:
    Spanish Lullaby
    Spanish Carol



Sargent : To a baby (Greek)


Hodge : The Baby Saviour









October 2003
Voices for Hospices' in aid of Prospect Foundation SMC


Vitier : Misa Cubana (Excerpts)


Fauré : Cantique de Jean Racine


Trad. arr. Rutter: When The Saints Go Marching In


Trad. arr. Rutter: Down By The Riverside


Rutter : The Music's Always There With You


Freddie Mercury : Bohemian Rhapsody


Lloyd Webber: Andrew Lloyd Webber in Concert (arr. Lojeski)


Simmons : Every Time I Feel The Spirit


Simmons : Give Me That Old Time Religion









July 2003
Lloyd Webber: Andrew Lloyd Webber in Concert (arr. Lojeski) WS


Freddie Mercury : Bohemian Rhapsody


Cole Porter : Let's do it


Carter : Deep Purple


Rutter : The music's always there with you


Lloyd Webber : Tell me on a Sunday


Lloyd Webber : You must love me


Lloyd Webber : All I ask of you



Lloyd Webber : Close every door



Wayne & Morris : Blue Velvet



Sharman : Doll on a music box



Dire Straits : Romeo & Juliet










April 2003
Trad. arr. Rutter: When The Saints Go Marching In
RC


Simmons : Every time I feel the spirit



Simmons : Give me that old time religion



Trad. arr. Rutter: Down By The Riverside



Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez
   Soloist : Raymond Burley
   Orchestra : Wessex Sinfonia




José María Vitier : UK Premiere of Misa Cubana
  Soloists : Matthew Haynes
                Louise Lloyd
               Sharon Lloyd
  Orchestra : Wessex Sinfonia




How we came to perform a UK Premiere










December 2002
Poulenc : Christmas Motets
SMC


Bush : Christmas Cantata



Bullard : Follow the Star










July 2002
Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore (Concert version: abridged) WS









April 2002
Carter : Laudate Dominum



Tavener : Song for Athene



Lotti : Crucifixus



Mozart : Missa Brevis in D Minor










December 2001
Rutter : When Icicles Hang
SMC


Bardos : Ave Maris Stella



Villette : Hymne à la Vierge



Britten : A Hymn to the Virgin



Marks : Rudolphus Rubrinasus



Rutter : Jesus Child










June 2001
Boublil & Schönberg : Les Misérables (Excerpts)
WS


Various Spirituals










May 2001
The Sound Chamber - A Call For Peace
WMC









April 2001
Vaughan Williams : Dona Nobis Pacem SMC


Fauré : Requiem










December 2000
Bach : Christmas Oratorio
SMC









April 2000
Handel:  Messiah
RC









 
     
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