Music

Christmas Concert 2016

Programme & Music Info

All music will be available for hire or purchase from our Library – if you haven’t already filled out our survey please contact our Librarian, Claire to make sure a copy will be reserved for you.

Navidad Nuestra – Ramirez (Spain)
If you’d like to buy the music independently, you can buy it from Boosey & Hawkes using the this link
Click here for Spotify link

Click here for help with pronunciation

For practise files, click here and scroll all the way down to Ariel Ramirez – Navidad Nuestra and click on your voice part

The First Nowell – Trad. David willcocks 
From Carols for Choirs

Huron Carol – Eleanor Daley (Canada)
Click here for Youtube link

Where riches is everlastingly – Chillcott (England)
Click here for Spotify link

Click here for YouTube link

Brass piece

O Come all ye Faithful – trad. Arr. David Willcocks
From Carols for Choirs

Hark! The Herald Angel sings – Chris Williams (England)
From Nowell! Nowell!
Click here to purchase a Rehearsal CD

A Child is born in Bethlehem – Scheidt (Germany) (not double choir version)

Click here for Spotify link

For practise files, click here and select the hymn

God rest ye merry gentlemen – trad. Arr. David David Willcocks
From Carols for Choirs

Quelle est cette odeur agreeable? – trad. Arr. David willcocks (France)
Click here for YouTube link

Deck the Halls – Mervyn Burtch (Wales)

Brass piece

While Shepherds watched their flocks by night – Este’s Psalter 1592 

This Endris Night – Z. Randall Stroope (USA))
(TBC – depending on availability)

A Boy so Rare – Brian R Knowles (England) )
From Now Rejoice!
Click here to purchase independently

Hark the herald angel sings – Felix Mendelssohn Arr. David Willcocks
From Carols for Choirs

Practice CDs…

Click here for lots of really useful information on the internet on obtaining practice CDs or listening to your voice parts free of charge:

How to read Musical Scores

For those still struggling with musical notation, there is a free online course on offer ‘From Notation to Performance: Understanding Musical Scores’ by The Open University on FutureLearn that you might find helpful:
Open University Futurelearn – Understanding Musical Scores
Our thanks to Rachel Boxall for finding this.
In addition we have found some lessons on YouTube:

Click here for some lessons on how to read sheet music

If you see any other links that might be of use to other choir members, either on reading music or for the music we are learning, do let Ruth Thompson know and we’ll put them here on the website.

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