This page last updated: Tuesday, 23 April 2019





The next rehearsal will be on Thursday 25 April.


There will be no rehearsal on Thursday 9 May. An alternative day such as a Tuesday will be sought.


Music for the Summer Concert

Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal - Paul Mealor

I carry your heart - Eric Whitacre

Animal Crackers 1 & 2 - Eric Whitacre

Music to Hear - George Shearing

In the Mood

English Romantic Part Songs.


Some videos might help:

Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal:

Lady, when I behold:

Upon the bank with roses:

A spotless rose:

I carry your Heart:

Music to Hear:

Shall I compare thee:

Is it for fear to wet:

Sigh no more:

Blow, Blow, though winter:

Animal Crackers Vol1:

Animal Crackers Vol 2:



Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal:

I carry your heart:


If anyone finds good examples of midis or videos of the music we are covering (not shown above), please pass the site to David H for all to share through our web site.


Additional music

Elgar: My love dwelt in a northern land - click for music



Parry: There rolls the deep - click for music



Dates for the diary 2019.

23 May: AGM at 7pm before rehearsal.

15 June: Garden Party in Rita and Brian Stone's garden.

29 June: Summer Concert at lunch time in Abergavenny.

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




Kington Choral Society concert on 1 June 2019



Concert held on 10 November 2018

At the end of the Mozart Requiem:




 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:


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 .


Other local choirs.

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The Crickhowell Choral Society -

The Monmouth Choral Society -

The Unicorn Singers -
The Brecon Singers -

The Hereford Choral Society -


The Abergavenny Symphony Orchestra

The Brecon Baroque Festival

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