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Repertoire THE SIXTEEN
 

PROGRAMME SUGGESTIONS FOR 2018/2019

I. BRITTEN AND CORNYSH – SACRED AND PROFANE
A capella for 18 singers, conducted by Harry Christophers
 
BRITTEN   Hymn to the Virgin
CORNYSH   “My love she mourneth”
BRITTEN   Hymn to Saint Cecilia
CORNYSH   Salve Regina
 
***Interval***
 
BRITTEN   A Shepherd’s Carol
CORNYSH   Ave Maria, Mater Dei
CORNYSH   “Woefully array’d”
CORNYSH   “Ah Robin, gentle Robin”
BRITTEN   Sacred and Profane

Programme II.

VIVALDI   Sinfonia from La Dorilla RV709
BACH   Mass in G major BWV236

***Interval***

HANDEL   Overture from Esther (1st version)
HANDEL “The Lord our enemy has slain”
VIVALDI   Gloria in D major RV589

(Period: October / November 2018)

III. MONTEVERDI

MONTEVERDI: Vespers

(Period: February-March 2019)

IV. HANDEL

HANDEL Israel in Egypt (HWV 54)

(Period: mid-April 2019)

Christmas Programme: THE LITTLE CHILD - Christmas 2018
A capella for 18 singers, conducted by Harry Christophers
 
SWEELINCK   Hodie Christus natus est

HOWELLS   ‘Sing Lullaby’

RR BENNETT   Susanni
Traditional   ‘The Saviour’s Work’
WALTON   ‘All this time’

Plainsong   Anima nostra (Offertory for Holy Innocents)
KIRBYE   Vox in Rama

LEIGHTON   Coventry Carol
Traditional   ‘Down in yon forest’
BYRD   ‘This day Christ was born’

PALESTRINA   A solis ortus cardine

***Interval***

Piae Cantiones 1582   Puer nobis nascitur
De WERT   Vox in Rama

Traditional   ‘It came upon a midnight clear’

Joseph PHIBBS   ‘Lullay, lullay, thou lytil child’
Traditional (1591)   Coventry Carol
BYRD   ‘Lullaby my sweet little baby’

McDOWALL   ‘Now may we singen’

SHEPPARD   A solis ortus cardine
WARLOCK   Benedicamus Domino

 

 

 

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