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This term's rehearsals......

We rehearse every Tuesday from 5th September to the 5th December inclusive.  Additional events are:
28th October      Workshop for all choir members, Warminster Baptist Church
10th November  Quiz Night  tbc
1st December     Extra rehearsal,  The Minster
2nd December   Concert and afternoon rehearsal, The Minster

Rosie's Weekly Music Rehearsal List

 

 Date

Plan

19/09/17

Fantasia bars 1-167, Saint-Saens no.6, Lauridsen bars 1-45, Messiah no.9

26/09/17

 Messiah no.7, Saint Saens no.9 and 4, Fantasia bars 169-end, Lauridsen bars 45-end

03/10/17

 Messiah no.12, Saint Saens no. 10, Fantasia, Lauridsen

10/10/17

 Messiah no.53, Saint Saens no. 2, Fantasia, Laridsen

17/10/17

 Messiah 17 and 44,  Saint Saens no. 6, Fantasia, Lauridsen

24/10/17

  Messiah 4 and 12,  Saint Saens no. 9 and 10, Fantasia, Lauridsen

31/10/17

 TBC

07/11/17

 TBC

14/11/17

TBC

21/11/17

TBC

28/11/17

TBC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Music for our concert on 2nd December includes the following:

 (Click on the youtube links to hear the music.)

Morten Lauridsen       O Magnum Mysterium

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7ch7uottHU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9y9yM53TowA

Ralph Vaughan Williams   Fantasia on Christmas Carols

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ib8LUJkMEjU

Approximate start timings in minutes:
0       This is the truth
4.30  Come all you worthy
6.45  On Christmas night
8.15  God bless the ruler

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-vZ31eg7oY

Camille Saint-Saens      Christmas Oratorio

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ktt7s7yDGxc

Approximate start timings in minutes:
6.45     2. Choeur Allegro
13.00   4. Air et choeur
19.00   6. Choeur
30.00   9. Quintette et choeur
34.00  10. Choeur

G.F. Handel   Messiah

Numbers 4,7,9,12,17,44 and 53 are available on the John Fletcher site without charge.
We encourage members to practise at home so on Tuesdays we can rehearse what we have practised.


On-line help for learning your part.

If you 'google' choral learning websites a selection of useful sites will appear.

John Fletcher on-line music help:   

The arrangements for the John Fletcher on-line help site have changed this year and the choir will not be renewing its subscription.  Members can register with the site to gain independent access for a small fee.  Click on the John Fletcher link in the red square above to gain access to the site.

 John Fletcher Rehearsal Files:

John Fletcher has upgraded the membership system on his website. The new system has changed from how it used to work, is not compatible with the old system and does not lend itself easily to a blanket subscription for the choir. Because of this, we recommend you take out individual membership which will cost c. £2-3 for a full year if you wish to use this service. He has two forms of individual membership, ‘free’ for out-of-copyright material, and ‘paid for’ relating to material which is subject to copyright restrictions. This is all explained on his website https://johnfletchermusic.org. Choose REGISTRATION from the headings, then REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS where you will see the different types of membership on offer.

 

To get the full benefit of listening on-line we recommend using good quality loudspeakers or headphones.

To access the on-line rehearsal help, click on the box above and log in to the John Fletcher site.  In the 'search' box enter the music you wish to practise.  Click on the title of the music then play or download the MP3 file that is next to your part.  In the image below is an example for 1st Soprano.  Scroll down the list for other voice parts.

 Jon Fletcher Mp3 Example  

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