This page last updated: Thursday, 04 March 2021

 

 


Rehearsals using Zoom
Rehearsals take place on Zoom weekly on Thursdays 6.30 - 8pm, and are devoted to the following anthems:
When to the Temple Mary Went (Eccard), Sing Joyfully (Byrd), O God, though art my God (Purcell), Zadok the Priest (Handel), Ascribe unto the Lord (S S Wesley), How Beauteous are their Feet (C V Stanford), I was Glad (Parry), and Evening Hymn (Balfour Gardiner).

Next rehearsal 11 March at 6.30pm
Running through: Ascribe unto the Lord,  How beautious are their feet, Sing joyfully, and Evening Hymn.
34 members of the Choir sung on the 4 March rehearsal

Concert postponed - Coronavirus

Since the start of the Coronavirus about 20 to 35 members of the choir have been meeting on Zoom on Thursdays with Roger. 

Roger intends that when eventually we can give our next concert, it should be Handel's Messiah.

 

February Newsletter

 

List of past concerts over the last nine years. Link here.

 

To use Zoom
To set up and use Zoom is very simple. There are also helpful videos such as this one: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9w3Y_9FLgc4&app=desktop

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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:   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
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 Synergy Singers- http://synergysingers.co.uk/ 

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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