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Abbey Dore 2016

Britten
Old Joe

Britten
Song of the Fishermen

Chilcott
Tallis Canon

Ferguson
Amore Langueo

Howells
Te Deum

Oxford Book of Tudor Anthems
Weelkes, Gloria in excelsis
Philips, Ascendit Deus
Consort:
Tomkins, I heard a voice
Parsons, Ave Maris
Tye, Give Almes of thy Goods
Byrd, Miserere Mei

Spicer
To the Nightingale

Stanford
Communion Service in C

Abbey Dore 2017

Oxford Book of Tudor Anthems

Bob Chilcott
Pachelbel’s Canon (Rosa Mystica)

Byrd
O quam gloriosum

Harold Darke
An Hymn of Heavenly Beauty

Howells
Collegium Regale (for Consort only)

John Blow
God is our hope and strength

John Joubert
This is the gate of the Lord

John Joubert
There is no rose

John Joubert
O Lorde, the maker of al thing

Vaughan Williams
O Clap your Hands

Weelkes
O Lord arise

Will Todd
The Lord is my shepherd

Abroad 2017

Holst
This have I done for my true love

Howells
Before me careless lying

Palestrina
Missa Brevis

Stanford
The swallow

Stanford
Corydon arise

Stanford
Heraclitus

Stanford
To Chloris

Stanford
The Bluebird

Whitacre
Lux Aurumque

Abroad 2018

Chilcott
Pray that Jerusalem may have peace

Copland
Help us, O Lord

Copland
Thou, O Jehovah, abideth forever

Copland
Have mercy on us, O my Lord

Copland
Sing ye praises to our King

Dyson
To Music

Finzi
From Seven Poems of Robert Bridges:
 I praise the tender flower
 My spirit sang all day
 Clear and gentle stream
 Haste on my joys

Victoria
Motet: O Quam Gloriosum
Mass: O Quam Gloriosum (no Credo)

Bach 2018

J S Bach
Barenreiter: Motets BWV 225-230

J S Bach
Komm, Jesu, Komm BWV229

J S Bach
Singet dem Herrn BWV225

Durham 2017

Course book

Bryan Kelly
Veni sancte spiritus

Byrd
Sing joyfully

Elgar
The shower

Elgar
The Fountain

Elgar
Love’s Tempest

Elgar
Serenade

Elgar
Unaccompanied Part Songs

J C Bach
Fürchte dich nicht

J M Bach
Fürchtet euch nicht

Tallis
Salvator mundi

Orford 2016

Brahms
Two motets op. 74
Warum ist das Licht gegeben dem Mühseligen
O Heiland, reiss die Himmel auf

(Breitkopf & Härtel edition)

Britten
Carry her over the water

Byrd
Great Service
Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis
(Stainer & Bell edition)

Dove
Into thy hands

Gjeilo
Ubi Caritas II: Through infinite ages

Holst
This have I done for my true love

Whitacre
Sleep

Orford 2018

Holst
Ave Maria

John Wilbye
(arr Chambers)
Sweet honey-sucking bees

Kenneth Leighton
Six Elizabethan Lyrics

Palestrina
(arr Kennedy-Scott)
Ave Maria

Poulenc
Ave verum corpus

Rutter
My true love hath my heart

Scholars 2016

Barbara Strozzi
Gli Amanti Falliti

Ethyl Smyth
Sleepless Dreams

Fanny (Mendelssohn) Hensel
Two Pieces
Schilflied
Lockung

Judith Weir
The Song Sung True
1 Sing
2 Song
3 Orpheus
4 Folk Song

Kerry Andrew
O Lux Beata Trinitas

Meredith Monk
Panda Chant

Rebecca Clarke
Three pieces
Ave Maria (SSA a cap.)
Now Fie on Love (TTBB a cap.)
Music When Soft Voices Die

Williametta Spencer
At the Round Earths’ imagined corners

Scholars 2017

Arvo Pärt
Bogoróditse Djévo

James MacMillan
Mitte Manum Tuam

Jennifer Higdon
Sanctus

Kenneth Leighton
Missa Brevis (5 movements)

Kerry Andrew
COMABlues

Robert Ashley
She Was a Visitor

Sally Beamish
Bird Year (2 – 4 movements, TBC)

St Cross 2016

Gareth Treseder
And I saw a new heaven

J C Bach
Lieber Herr Gott, wecke uns auf

J S Bach
Ich lasse dich nicht, du segnest mich denn
(BWV Anhang 159)

Judith Bingham
Ave Virgo Sanctissima

Rachmaninov
Magnificat
(adapted by Eric Arnold and sanctioned by Rachmaninoff from the Vespers)

Rachmaninov
Nunc Dimittis
(adapted by Eric Arnold and sanctioned by Rachmaninoff from the Vespers)

St Cross 2017

Course book

Brahms
Fünf Gesänge

Dominique Phinot
Pater peccavi

Ian Carpenter
In Paradisum

J C Bach
Der Gerechte, ob er gleich

Weelkes
Hosanna to the Son of David