This page last updated: Sunday, 16 February 2020

 

 

 

Next Rehearsal on Tuesday 18 February will include the Schumann and the Rossini Gloria and the end of the Credo.

Basses are asked to arrive by 7pm so that the exercise of 'voicing' can be carried out before the rehearsal starts.

The rehearsal will be in the usual place: the Priory Rooms of St Mary's Priory Church.

 

Additional rehearsals:

Tuesday 18 February 7.15-9.30pm St Mary's Priory Rooms

Saturday 7 March 1015-1pm venue not yet known

Saturday 28 March 1015-1pm Methodist Church, Castle Street

 

Aids to learning:  Rossini. Choralia link https://www.choralia.net/rs01mp3/rs01mp3en.htm

The Beethoven: https://www.choralia.net/bt05mp3/bt05mp3en.htm

If anyone can recommend an aid for the Schumann, please inform David H.

 

Join the Choir's Committee.  There are crucial positions becoming vacant and must be filled for the Choir to live on.  Volunteers are urgently needed.  Why not have a go?  Contact Lynne on 810145.

 

The spring concert will be on 4 April at 7pm at St Mary's Priory Church.  Music will be Rossini's Messe Solennelle, Beethoven's Meeres Stille und Gluckliche Fahrt, and Schumann's Beim Abschied zu singen.

The summer concert 2020. There are problems over where the concert can be held.  Decisions will be made shortly.

The winter concert 2020 will be in St Mary's Priory Church, Abergavenny on 7 November 2020.  The music will include Beethoven's Mass in C and his Meeres Stille und Gluckliche Fahrt.

 

Come and Sing Elijah with Roger's Choral Workshop on Saturday 14 March in Hereford.  We last sang it in 2012.  Flier.  Further details and booking form.

 

Come and Sing Haydn's Creation 25 Apr 10am - 4pm Weobley Village Hall with Kington Choral. Flier.

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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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