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Rehearsals resume: 5th September 2017, starting at 7.00pm
with a social time for the first part of th
e evening.

This is a good chance to get to know people with a glass of wine.

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


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

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

Morten Lauridsen       O Magnum Mysterium

Ralph Vaughan Williams   Fantasia on Christmas Carols

Approximate 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

Camille Saint-Saens      Christmas Oratorio

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

At our first rehearsal we sang through numbers: 4, 7, 9, 12, 17, 44 and 53.

We encourage members to practise at home so on Tuesdays we can rehearse what we have practised.

On-line help for learning your part.

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 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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