This page last updated: Tuesday, 23 April 2019

 

 

 

Rehearsals

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: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PKmNoivXXA

Lady, when I behold: https://vimeo.com/36480417

Upon the bank with roses: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yg4b5E0jWeg

A spotless rose: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UbR5p34-grc

I carry your Heart: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-Zc_4jaQdhI

Music to Hear: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1P5C6Xl3ec

Shall I compare thee: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h3cf0pDz5wk

Is it for fear to wet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6BOeQEd0JrI

Sigh no more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftAOPCn4iZw

Blow, Blow, though winter:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wWJe5o--V_8

Animal Crackers Vol1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C47ufAgeVYQ

Animal Crackers Vol 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwCX3ShdaLI

 

Midis

Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal: https://johnfletchermusic.org/now-sleeps-the-crimson-petal-mealorp/s

I carry your heart: https://johnfletchermusic.org/i-carry-your-heart-whitacree/

 

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

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3I00Ag261Yo

 

Parry: There rolls the deep - click for music

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=33O215aNPwo

 

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

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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
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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