ADULT CHOIR REHEARSAL PLAN, FALL 2014

ATB

First Sunday back:

Anthem, Jesu, joy of man’s desiring…….Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750)
Offertory Anthem, Let the people praise thee, O God…….William Mathias (1934-1992)
Psalm 149. Cantate Domino…….Anglican Chant (W.G. Alcock)

First Rehearsal, Wednesday, 10 September (6)

O how amiable are thy dwellings…….Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Draw us in the Spirit’s tether…….Harold Friedell (1905-1958)
Invitatory: Venite Anglican Chant (Rimbault)
Secondary Canticle: Benedictus es Anglican Chant (R.H. Stanley)
Almighty and everlasting God…….Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
Thy word is a lantern…….Henry Purcell (1659-1695)
O praise God in his holiness…….Malcolm Archer (b. 1952)
Dignus est agnus……..Malcolm Williamson (1931-2003)
Psalm 19. Cæli enarrant…….Anglican Chant (Matthew Camidge)
Come, Holy Ghost, our souls inspire…….Thomas Attwood (1765-1838)
“How lovely are the messengers” from ST. PAUL…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

Second & Third Rehearsal, Wednesday 24 September and Sunday 28 September (6)

The King of love my Shepherd is…….Edward C. Bairstow (1874-1946)
Psalm 34: 1-10, 22. Benedicam Dominum…….Anglican Chant (Thalben-Ball)
How lovely is thy dwelling place…….Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Love’s endeavor, love’s expense…….Barry Rose (b.1934)

Psalm 114. In exitu Israel……..Anglican Chant (arr. from Tonus Peregrinus)
Preces and Responses…….William Byrd (c.1542-1623)
Evening Service…….Harold Friedell in F (1905-1958)
Rejoice in the Lamb, Opus 30…….Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)

Fourth Rehearsal, Wednesday 5 November (6)

Gloria in excelsis…….Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in C (1756-1791)
Listen, sweet dove…….Grayston Ives (b. 1948)
O thou the central orb…….Charles Wood (1866-1926)
Greater Love hath no man……..John Ireland (1879-1962)
Christ, whose glory fills the skies…….T. Frederick H. Candlyn (1892-1964)
I was glad…….C. Hubert H. Parry (1848-1918)
Steal away…….Burleigh
Concert / Tour Music for April 24 & Summer 2015, tbd.

SA (5)

Sunday 9 November, 1:00 – 3:00 with Girls and Parish Choir

Britten Ceremony of Carols
Magnificat from Evening Service in E-flat (Washington, D.C.)…….David Hogan (1949-1996)
Lift thine eyes from ELIJAH…….Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)
Responses…….Tallis arranged by Merbecke

SATB

First Rehearsal Wednesday 8 October (9)

Justorum Animae…….C. Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
God so loved the world…….John Stainer (1840-1901)
The Key……Piccolo
Motet, Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf …….J.S. Bach
God is gone up…….Gerald Finzi
Festival Te Deum…….Vaughn Williams
Short Service…….Thomas Tallis
Oxford Tudor
Oxford 16th Century
Walton…….Set me as a seal

Second and Third Rehearsals Wednesday 22 and 29 October (12)

Introit: Justorum Animae…….C. Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Responses…….William Byrd (c.1542-1623)
Psalm 150. Laudate Dominum……..Anglican Chant (Talbot)
Service : Short Service…….Thomas Tallis (c.1505-1585)
REQUIEM………….Michael Haydn (1737-1806)

Fourth Rehearsal Wednesday 12 November (9)

3 Latin Motets, Op. 38: Coelos ascendit hodie…….Stanford
The Wilderness……S.S. Wesley
Lord Thou hast been our refugue…….Bairstow
Olivet to Calvary…….Maunder
The Key……Piccolo
E’en so, Lord Jesus, quickly come…….Paul Manz (b.1919)
The Lord will surely come…….Gerre Hancock (1934-2012)