Joy of Singing Christmas Concert 2019

This is an edited / amplified set of recordings from the concert. The tracks are below the titles! You can listen to the tracks on this site, or you can download the whole concert or individual tracks in m4a (iTunes) format from this Dropbox folder link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/sio9h4ubtgki2c8/AACUBlfPsqEyK5ppIaRBw6DPa?dl=0.

Apologies in advance for the fact that some coughs got amplified along with the quieter singing. Where the cough was neatly placed in a quiet bit(!), I could tone it down, but in media res there’s nothing for it but power on through …

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Tuesday Choir
A Grand Night for Singing:
Richard Rodgers / Oscar Hammerstein

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Sleigh Ride: Mitchell Parish / Leroy Anderson

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Madrigal Group
All Ye Who Music Love:
Thomas Oliphant / Balthazar Donato

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Of All the Birds: George Gascoigne / John Bartlet

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Fine Knacks for Ladies: John Dowland

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Wednesday Choir
Still, Still, Still: Marilyn & Alan Bergman / Austrian Carol arr. Norman Luboff

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Nun Ruhen Alle Wälder (BWV392): Johann Sebastian Bach

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If Ye Love Me: Gospel of St John (14) 15-17 / Thomas Tallis

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Everyone!
Ding Dong Merrily on High

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Wednesday Choir with Summer Ensemble
What Sweeter Music: Robert Herrick / John Rutter

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Monday Choir
Gloucestershire Wassail: Trad. arr. Edward L Stauff

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Ave Generosa: Hildegarde von Bingen / Ola Gjeilo

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The Windmills of Your Mind: Marilyn & Alan Bergman / Michel Legrand

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Monday & Wednesday Choirs
Gloria
(from Missa Brevis in Honour of St John of God):
Franz Joseph Haydn & Michael Haydn

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Broadway Group
Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again 
(from Phantom of the Opera):
Charles Hart & Richard Stilgoe / Andrew Lloyd Webber

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Camelot medley: Alan Jay Lerner / Frederick Loewe

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Folk Group
Dream Angus: 
Trad. arr. Linda Perillo

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Queen Mary’s Escape: Trad. arr. Linda Perillo

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Song for a Winter’s Night: Gordon Lightfoot

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Ladies from Monday & Wednesday Choirs
The Angel’s Carol: 
John Rutter

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Summer Ensemble
Ubi Caritas:
Trad. arr. Ola Gjeilo

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Verleih’ uns Frieden gnädiglich: Martin Luther / Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy

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Blue Skies: Irving Berlin

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All Singers
Hallelujah Amen 
(from Judas Maccabeus):
Rev. Thomas Morell / George Frideric Handel

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Sure on this Shining Night: James Agee / Morten Lauridsen

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Joy of Singing Concert 17 July 2019

Here are recordings of all of the songs and the introductions. Each song is below the title. You should be able to download the songs to add to iTunes or a media player in most browsers by right-clicking on the song and selecting “Save as …”.

NB you can download the whole concert in a single (very large > 1GB) uncompressed file from this link:
https://www.dropbox.com/s/yuj5cb106y50t4u/jos2019summerconcert.wav?dl=0

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Who is Sylvia:

Linda intro to Regina Coeli and Blow the wind southerly:

Regina coeli:

Blow the wind southerly:

Jonathon intro to Monday pieces:

Ave verum corpus:

If love’s a sweet passion:

An old Irish blessing:

Carole intro to Tuesday pm:

Both sides now:

Almost like being in love:

Peter intro to Monday/Wednesday songs:

Cantique de Jean Racine:

Petite messe solennelle: Kyrie:

Roger intro to Berlin medley:

Berlin medley:

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Total praise:

David intro to Wednesday class:

Alma redemptoris:

Thou knowest, Lord, the secrets of our hearts:

Let the praise go ’round:

Jonathon intro to folk:

Maid from Bedlam:

Magpie:

Crossing the bar:

Peter intro to madrigals:

Pastyme with good company:

Farewell dear love:

Say love:

Roger intro to 42nd Street:

42nd Street:

Triona intro to Summer Ensemble:

Zigeunerleben:

The lover’s ghost:

The heavens are telling:

Joy of Singing Christmas Concert 2018

This is an edited set of recordings from the concert – I never did get round to adding the matching video from Karen’s ‘phone to the tracks!

You should be able to download the tracks by right-clicking or ctrl-clicking on each one. You can also download the whole concert in one go from this link:
https://www.dropbox.com/sh/mtdf4v2cki40dnm/AADd11eddCtIFPOJf_8wMdZZa?dl=0

Beginning with the music played over the entry of the choir:
(In the bleak midwinter and God rest ye merry)

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Mozart: Ave Verum: (Mon, Tues am, Wed)

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Pola & Wyle: It’s the most wonderful time of the year: (Tutti!)

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Gilbert & Sullivan: HMS Pinafore: (Tues am)

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Handel: See the conquering hero: (Tues am)

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Warren: Getting to be a habit: (Tues pm)

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McBroom: The Rose: (Tues pm)

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Gershwin: Love walked in: (Tues pm)

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Borodin / Wright & Foster: Stranger in Paradise: (Broadway)

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Porter: You’re the top: (Broadway)

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Ford: Since first I saw your face: (Madrigals)

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Passereau: Il est bel et bon: (Madrigals)

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Dowland: Say Love: (Madrigals)

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Lightfoot: Song for a winter’s night: (Folk)

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Young: After the goldrush: (Folk)

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Tyson: Four strong winds: (Folk)

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Lovely Joan: (Anneka & Ian)

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Silent Night:

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Gaudete: (Mon)

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Still still still: (Mon)

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Bach: Jesu joy of man’s desiring: (Wed)

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Rutter: What sweeter music: (Wed)

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Mendelssohn: Canto d’addio dell’ augello migrante: (Summer)

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Mendelssohn: All ye that cried unto the Lord: (Summer)

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Vaughan Williams: The lover’s ghost: (Summer)

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Vivaldi: Domine fili unigenite: (Mon, Wed)

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Haydn: Missa Brevis in honour of St John of God – Kyrie & Gloria (Mon, Wed)

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Schubert: Gloria: (All)

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Joy to the world:

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PS: And, if you’re a glutton for this stuff, the warm-up and rehearsal:

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Technical note: recorded on a Roland R-05 digital WAV recorder, and edited, rebalanced and cleaned up in Adobe Audition CC.