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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
 
Date
Programme
Venue
December 1989 Mendelssohn : Hymn of Praise
SMC
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October 1989 Brahms : Requiem (Excerpts)
SMC
Summer 1989 Bernstein : West Side Story (Excerpts)
WS
Spring 1989 Charity concert for Arthritis and Rheumatism Council (ARC)
Brahms : Requiem (Excerpts)
Mendelssohn : Hymn of Praise
TA
December 1988 Haydn : Creation
SMC
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Summer 1988 Popular opera choruses and arias
WS
Spring 1988 Charity concert for Arthritis and Rheumatism Council (ARC)
Puccini : Messa de Gloria
SMC
December 1987  
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Summer 1987  
Spring 1987  
December 1986 Handel : Messiah (Excerpts)
SMC
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October 1986 Edward German : Tom Jones concert version
WS
Spring 1986  
December 1985 Bach :
Vaughan Williams : Fantasia on Christmas Carols
SMC
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July 1985 Purcell : Dido and Aeneas
March 1985 Mozart : Requiem
SMC
December 1984 Handel : Messiah, Part I
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July 1984 German : Merrie England
WS
April 1984 Mendelssohn : Elijah
SMC
December 1983 Britten : St Nicholas
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July 1983 Purcell : Dido and Aeneas
MH
March 1983 Fauré : Requiem
SMC
December 1982 Bach : Magnificat
SMC
1982 Victoria : Missa O Magnum Mysterium
            : Let us break bread together
Stainer : God so loved the world (Crucifixion)
Mozart : Ave Verum Corpus
Sullivan : The long day closes
HW
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July 1982 Vaughan Williams : The dark eyed sailor
Vaughan Williams : The spring time of the year
Vaughan Williams : Just as the tide was flowing
Vaughan Williams : The turtle dove
Passereau : Il est bel et bon
Matyas Seiber : The unfaithful lover
Matyas Seiber : Handsome Mirko
Matyas Seiber : Eighteen shining buttons
Matyas Seiber : Heaven above
Matyas Seiber : Hussars
Matyas Seiber : Fairy tale
Gavotte for Bach
Overture the magic carpet
Strauss : The blue Danube
Spirituals
Summertime
Farmer : Fair Phyllis
Bennett : Weep O mine eyes
            : Let us break bread together
Sullivan : The long day closes
MH
Spring 1982 Stainer : Crucifixion
SMC
December 1981 Vivaldi : Gloria
Mendelssohn : Two Christmas pieces
Shaw & Bennett : Many moods of Christmas
                        : I saw a maiden
                        : The shepherd's cradle song
Bach : Break forth O beauteous heavenly light
With the Highworth Silver Band
SMC
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Summer 1981  
April 1981 Handel : Messiah
SMC
December 1980 Handel : Messiah (Excerpts)
Lloyd Webber : Meeting place - a meditation of the birth of Christ
SMC
September 1980 Bach : Praise we the name of the Lord
Wesley : Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace
Brahms : In silent night
            : The Isle of Mull
Morley : Now is the gentle season
            : Now is the month of maying
Shaw : I know a bank
Armstrong : Five eyes
                 : The lark in the clear air
Copland : Ching a ring chaw
Webbe : Belmont
Haydn : The heavens are telling (Creation)
SMC
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April 1980 Fauré : Requiem
Handel : Messiah (Excerpts)
SMC
April 1980 Fauré : Requiem
Handel : Messiah (Excerpts)
SLC
   
 
     
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