Autumn term, 2020
The term was a mix of in-person and Zoom rehearsals. Links to Zoom recordings and supporting material are below.
Music for the term
Samuel Coleridge Taylor – The Lee Shore
Barbara Strozzi – Silenzio Nocivo
Heinrich Schütz – Meine Seele erhebt den Herren, SWV 426 (German Magnificat)
Rehearsals so far
A run-through of the concert on 15 December
Including Bulalow, the Star Carol, and a run through of the Schütz
Including Still, Still, Still; the Cherry Tree Carol; and the Star Carol
Including the Coventry Carol, the Cherry Tree Carol and the Schütz
Schütz and Strozzi, with Italian coaching from Lucy Goddard
Audio recording of Zoom session
We sang through Purcell’s ‘Remember not, Lord, our offences’ and then Samuel Coleridge Taylor’s The Lee Shore and finished with a quarter of an hour on Barbara Strozzi’s Silencio Nocivo.
We sang Tallis (O Nata Lux) and started work on Barbara Strozzi’s Silencio Nocivo
We sang Tallis (If Ye Love Me and O Nata Lux), and started work on Samuel Coleridge Taylor’s The Lee Shore
Zoom only sessions
29 September – Guilty Pleasures: large scale works
We sang through bits of Verdi’s Requiem and Carmina Burana. Not recorded.
22 September – Art song and Accompanying
The Sky Above the Roof, Ralph Vaughan Williams