This page last updated: Thursday, 13 December 2018

 

 

 

Concert held on 10 November 2018

At the end of the Mozart Requiem:

 

 

 

Christmas singing date

20 December: 5.45 pm at Penpergwm, and 7 pm at Tregare Church.

 

Some links to carols found by Valerie:

The Truth from Above:

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

Rutter Cradle Song:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_GkoiXr02g

 

Useful carol link

Beth has found a useful link for carols divided into the different parts. Try it: http://royalfreemusicsociety.org.uk/100-carols-for-choirs

Barrie found this, a better copy of No Small Wonder the star.

 

New Year's Dinner

The New Year's 2019 Dinner will follow the previous two years by holding it in the Monmouthshire Golf Club at 7 pm for 7.30 pm on Friday 11 January 2019. The cost will be £23.  The menu.  Money to Jean before Christmas.

 

Dates for 2019.

3 January 2019: Thursday rehearsals start.

Saturday rehearsals: 2 February, 2 March, and 30 March in St Michael's Centre.

6 April 2019: at Our Lady and St Michael: devotional Music. 

 

11 January 2019: Choir Dinner at the Golf Club

 

9 November 2019:  Bach's Christmas Oratorio at St Mary's Priory Church.  Get the flavour!


 

Chrickhowell Choral Society Christmas Carol Concert 19 December at 6pm in St Edmund's Church.  Flier.

 

 

Some concerts & music

in the region of Abergavenny

August 2018 Newsletter

 

 A Final Rehearsal

 

Slowing down the music on midis
Valerie has prepared clear instructions for changing the speed of music when using Windows Media Player.


Converting a video to MP3.  Barrie has produced a video explaining how to do it:   http://www.screencast.com/t/HznNgii1iKV

 


  Society's choir used surtitles
Surtitles were thrown onto the wall above the pulpit for the audience, unfolding the story of Bach's St John Passion.
  

Audio clip from a November concert
Recordings were taken of the November concert from the side of the church.  Mendelssohn's Verleih uns Frieden.
A recording from a Summer Concert: I Know My Soul - Parry
 

Immortal Bach

Sung by the Gwent Bach Choir in St Mary's Priory Church on 4 July 2014.  Immortal Bach by Knut Nystedt.

Vocal Issues
David Baggs, A long standing bass in the Choir and a physicist by training has kindly produced some interesting articles and scientific note.

Choir's archive. The Choir's archive is at www.gwentarchives.gov.uk .

 

Other local choirs.

Kington Choral Society - www.kingtonchoral.org.uk/

The Crickhowell Choral Society - www.crickhowellchoralsociety.org/

The Monmouth Choral Society - www.monmouthchoralsociety.co.uk/

The Unicorn Singers - www.unicornsingers.co.uk/
The Brecon Singers - www.breconsingers.com

The Hereford Choral Society -  http://www.herefordchoralsociety.org/

 

Instrumental
The Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra
www.abergavennysymph.org.uk

The Brecon Baroque Festival
http://www.breconbaroquefestival.com

 

 
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