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Music for Season 2013-2014

Rossini: Petite Messe Solonelle

Cum Sancto Spiritu
Et Resurrexit
Et Vitam Venturi
Agnus Dei
Domine Deus
O Salutaris Hostia

Other Songs

Reading: Pam Ayres, once I get up from my Chair
Youmans: Tea for Two - arr Gritton
Rodgers & Hart: Blue Moon - arr Blackwell
Rossini: Cat Duet
Coward: There are bad times just around the corner
Gershwin: Summertime - arr Williams
Arlen: Over the Rainbow - arr Turner

Autumn & Christmas Events
Sandhurst Band Concert

Oak and Ash
Early One Morning
Sloop John B
Begin the Beguine
Somewhere over the Rainbow
Blue Moon
Little Drummer Boy
Any Dream Will Do

Autumn/Christmas Concerts

Once in Royal David’s City
Little Drummer Boy
Zither Carol
Gounod Ave Maria
The Three Kings
Blue Moon
Somewhere Over the Rainbow
Shepherd's Farewell
Coventry Carol
Hark the Herald
We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Music for Season 2012-2013

Requiem - Rutter
1. Requiem Aeternam
2. Out of the Deep
3. Pie Jesu
4. Sanctus
5. Agnus Dei
6. The Lord is My Shepherd
7. Lux Aeterna – Semi chorus
Trio in C minor – 3rd Movement
Reading - The Road Not Taken – Robert Frost

Music from Around the World

Gypsy Song and Humoreque - Dvorak
Geographical Fugue - Toch
Chanson de Matin and Salut d’Amour - Elgar
The Swan and the Elephant– Saint Saens
Sourwood Mountain – Traditional, Arranged Rutter
Sloop John B – Traditional, Arranged Arch
Beguine the Beguine – Porter, Arranged Arch
Tornami a dir che m’ami – Donizetti
Banquet Fugue - Rutter
I Do Like to be Beside the Seaside - Glover-Kind, Arr Carter
Tenor and Baritone – Lane Wilson
Wherever You Are - Mealor
The Lord Bless You & Keep You - Rutter

Autumn & Christmas Events

Moon River
Danny Boy
Some Enchanted Evening
All I Have to do is Dream
You'll Newv Walk Alone
Wherever you are (The Army Wives' Song)

Once in Royal David’s City
Hello Father Christmas
Away in a Manager
Zither Carol
In the Bleak Midwinter
Ding Dong Merrily on High
The Holly and the Ivy
O Come all ye Faithful
Have Youself a Merry Little Christmas
White Christmas
The Lord Bless You and Keep You

Music for Season 2011-2012


Favourite Classical Pieces
1. Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart
2. For the Beauty of the Earth - J Rutter
3. Jerusalem - Parry, Arr. H Barnes

Three Movements from ‘Requiem’ by John Rutter
1. Agnus Dei
2. The Lord is My Shepherd - Clarinet, John Blackwell.
3. Lux Aeterna - Soloists . Amy Godfrey, Liz Williams.

Folk Songs
1. She's Like The Swallow - Arr. E. T. Chapman.
2. Down by the Sally Gardens - words by Yeats, set to an Irish Air, Arr. J. Vine.
3. Linden Lea – Vaughan Williams & Barnes, Arr. A. Somervell.
4. Danny Boy – Weatherley, Arr. S. Porter. Soloist, Lynne Smith.
5. Swing Low Sweet Chariot – Trad. Arr. H.S..Roberton

Popular Songs
1. Moon River - Mancini & Mercer, Arr. C. Warnick.
2. Yesterday – Lennon & McCartney, Arr. B. Parry.
Soloists, Ralph Cooper, Nick Hird, Gordon Siveter,  Richard Smith,
3. Some Enchanted Evening – Rodgers & Hammerstein, Arr. W. Stickles.

Autumn & Christmas Events

In the Bleak Mid Winter
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Ding Dong Merrily on High
Dormi Jesu
God Rest Ye merry Gentlemen
Once in Royal David’s City
Away in a Manger
White Christmas
Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire
Christmas Alphabet
We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Music for Season 2010-2011


Rhythm of Life from Sweet Charity - arr: Barnes
Lullaby from The Bavarian Highlands - Elgar
Lead Kindly Light - Sullivan
Zoe White - SOLO items
Oh Lord, How Long Wilt Thou Be Angry? - Purcell
Madrigal from The Mikado - Gilbert & Sullivan
Eagle High from Utopia, Limited - Gilbert & Sullivan
Dance a Cachucha from The Gondoliers - Gilbert & Sullivan
Sam Hazle - SOLO items
3 songs from Seven Partsongs - Poems by Robert Bridges Finzi
- I Praise The Tender Flower
- My Spirit Sang All Day
- Haste On, My Joys!
Jazzamatazz! - arr: Chinn
Blackbird - arr: Runswick Beach Boys Medley
Teddy Bears' Picnic - arr: Bratton
Tea for Two from No No Nanette - arr: Gritton
Name That Tune - arr: Ives
Oklahoma! Medley - arr: Warnick
Hippopotamus Song - Audience Participation! - Flanders and Swann

Autumn & Christmas Events

Once in Royal David's City
Adam Lay y-bounden
Ding Dong Merrily on High
God Rest You Merry Gentlemen
Away in a Manger
O Little Town of Bethlehem
Myn Liking
Hark The Herald Angels Sing
O Come All Ye Faithful
Sir Christemas
In The Bleak Mid-Winter
12 Days of Christmas
The Holly and The Ivy
Jingle Bells
White Christmas
12 Days After Christmas
We Wish You a Merry Christmas

Music for Season 2009-2010


Sourwood Mountain – arr. Fissinger
Rock-A My Soul – arr. Joyce Barthelson
T he Old Ark's a-Moverin' – arr. Hazel Hudson
Kiss Me Honey Baby – arr. A Carter
Something Stupid – C Carson-Parkes
Dry Bones – arr. Phyllis Tate
Teddy Bear's Picnic – J Bratton
Hallelujah – L Cohen
Five Negro Spirituals from A Child of Our Time - Michael Tippett
– including Steal Away
Take Me Home Country Roads arr. Chuck Cassey
Jazzmatazz! A Ragtime Melody arr. T Chinn
Beatles for Choir – Lennon & McCartney
He's Making Eyes at Me – Sidney Clare / Con Conrad
Duet for 2 Cats – Rossini
The Frog – E Newton
The Goslings – F Bridge
Old MacDonald – arr. G Mitchell
The Rhythm of Life – arr. Richard Barnes

Autumn & Christmas Events

Miserere (Allegri)
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Adam Lay Y Bounden
Ding Dong Merrily on HIgh
Once in Royal David's City
Past Three O'CLock
Away in a Manger
O LIttle Town of Bethlehem
Good King Wenceslas
Shepherd's Farewell
Personent Hodie
Sans Day Carol
Hark the Herald Angels Sing
Walking in the Air
The First Nowell
O Come all ye Faithful
Jingle Bells

Music for Season 2008-2009

Sunrise, Sunset from Fiddler on the Roof
Summertime from Porgy and Bess
West Side Story Tonight
Gilbert and Sullivan Let’s Give Three Cheers
Dance A Cachucha
HMS Pinafore Finale
Soloists set from Godspell (Day By Day, Save The People, All For The Best)
Rhythm of Life from Sweet Charity

Les Miserables Medley
Soloists set: Fame (I want to make magic, These are my children)
Little Shop of Horrors (Grow for me)
Bugsy Malone (My name is Tallulah)
We Go Together from Grease
Radio Ga Ga from We Will Rock You
Soloists set:        We Will Rock You (These are the days of our lives)
Jesus Christ Superstar (I don’t know how to love him)
You’ll Never Walk Alone from Carousel
Soloist set:          Cats (Mr Mistoffelees)
Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat from Cats

Music for Season 2007-2008


Fauré Requiem
Traditional British Folk Songs:
- The Keel Row
- The Oak and The Ash
- Early One Morning
- Widdecombe Fair
- All Through The Night
- The Ash Grove
- Cockles and Mussels
- Londonderry Air
- Ye Banks And Braes
- Comin’ Through The Rye

Àutumn and Christmas

I Saw Three Ships
Away in a Manger
Ding Dong Merrily on High
Good King Wenceslas
Nativity Carol
Rejoice and be Merry
Great and Mighty Wonder
Unto us is Born a Son
Myn Lyking
Coventry Carol
Past Three O'CLock
Twelve Days of Christmas
We Wish you a Merry Christmas
and various other carols

Music for Season 2006-2007

I've got a handful of Songs to Sing You
The Armed Man- A Mass for Peace - Karl Jenkins

Cantate Domino - Guiseppe Pitoni
Day by Day - Martin How
When the Saints Go Marching In - arr Gwyn Arch
All My Trials - arr Ewart Hopkins

Mamilye - arr Markus Detterbeck
Bella Bimba - arr Robert de Cormier
Danny Boy - arr Steven Porter
Dance to Your Daddy - arr Mary Sefton

Begin the Beguine - arr Gwyn Arch
Love Is All Around - arr. Alan Simmonds
All I Have To Do - arr. Mary Sefton
Sloop John B - arr Gwyn Arch
Hamba Kahle - arr Markus Detterbeck

Music for Season 2005-2006

If You Love Me - Thomas Tallis
Cantate Domino - Petroni
Jesu Joy Of Man's Desiring - J S Bach
Locus Iste - Anton Bruckner
Jubilate - Bob Chilcott

Day By Day - Martin How
Brother James' Air - arr Allan Bull
Song - Bob Chilcott
All Things Bright and Beautiful - John Rutter
For the Beauty of the Earth - John Rutter

Every Time I Feel The Spirit - Bob Chilcott
All My Trials - arr Ewant Hopkins
The Continental - arr. David Blackwell
Tea For Two - Peter Gritton

Bridge Over Troubled Waters - Paul Simon
All I Have To Do Is Dream - arr. Mary Sefton
Love Is All Around - arr. Alex Simmons
Les Miserables - Claude Michel Schonberg
The Music's Always There - John Rutter

Music for Season 2004-2005

All Things Bright and Beautiful - John Rutter
Cantate Domino - Giuseppe Pitoni
Brother James' Air - arr Alan Bullard
Cantique de Jean Racine - Faure

Didn't it rain - arr. Bob Chilcott
Every time I Feel the Spirit - arr. Bob Chilcott
As Torrents in Summer - Edward Elgar
Moon River - arr. Clay Warnick
Sunrise Sunset - arr. Norman Leyden

For the Beauty of the Earth - John Rutter
A Sunshine Medley - arr Alan Billingsley
Fields of Gold - G.M.Sumner (Sting)
Love Is All Around - Reg Presley (arr. Alan Simmons)
The Music's Always There - John Rutter
Jazzmatazz! A Ragtime medley - Arr. Teena Chinn
Medley from Les Miserables - arr Ed Lojeski

Music for Season 2003-2004

Ave Verum Corpus - Mozart
Panis Angelicus - Franck
Ave Verum - Elgar

Swing low - arr. Hugh. S. Robertson
She's like a Swallow - arr. Edward T. Chapman
Soualle - arr Mary Sefton
Hey Ungwa - arr Mary Sefton

Softly as I leave you - arr Alan Simmons
The Teddybears Picnic - arr. Andrew Carter
I do like to be Beside the Seaside - arr. Andrew Carter
Moon River - arr. Clay Warnick
Sunrise Sunset - arr. Norman Leyden

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