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This Season's Works

Spring Concert: Gloria

Puccini Messa Di Gloria Poulenc Gloria

Previous Works

Songs from the Shows

Links for all of the summer concert pieces.

Guys and Dolls, Frank Loesser (from Guys and Dolls, 1950)

Being Alive, George Furth and Stephen Sondheim (from Company, 1970) Another Suitcase in Another Hall, Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber (from Evita, 1976) Matilda Medley, Tim Minchin (from Matilda the Musical, 2010) One Day More, Claude-Michel Schönberg, Alain Boublil and Jean-Marc Natel (from Les Misérables, 1980)
  • The finale to act 1 of Les Misérables, arranged in a mash-up with with Tonight from West Side Story (Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, 1957)
  • Listening aids: : All Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
  • Wikipedia info
  • One Day More from the 10th anniversary performance of Les Misérables
  • Tonight from the 1961 film of West Side Story
Aquarius, Gerome Ragni James Rado and Galt MacDermot (from Hair, 1967) Send in the Clowns, Stephen Sondheim (from A Little Night Music, 1973)
  • A ballad from act 2 in which the character Desirée reflects on the ironies and disappointments of her life
  • Listening aids: All Soprano Alto Tenor Bass
  • Wikipedia info
  • Judy Collins classic recording
  • Dame Judi Dench at the Proms, Sondheim at 80, and excuse me I think I have something in my eye...

Mozart Vespers and Requiem

Vespers

Requiem

The Great American Songbook

Have You Met Miss Jones, Rodgers & Hart (from I'd Rather be Right, 1937)

Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Jerome Kern (from Showboat, 1927)

Summertime, George Gershwin (from Porgy and Bess, 1935)

Someone to Watch Over Me, George & Ira Gershwin (from Oh, Kay!, 1926)

My Funny Valentine, Rodgers & Hart (from Babes in Arms, 1937)

I Got Rhythm, George & Ira Gershwin (from Girl Crazy, 1930)

Walk on By, Bacharach & David (1964)

Anything Goes, Cole Porter (from Anything Goes, 1934)

It Ain't Necessarily So, George & Ira Gershwin (from Porgy and Bess, 1935)

Sacred Music: Renaissance to Romantic

The outstanding Choralia site has the Mozart mass and two of the Bruckner pieces. Choralia automatically 'voices' the words alongside the music:

Help for the other works is rather more difficult to find online. There are two sites where you can download and play 'MIDI' files, but beware that these are less of an option for iPad users than they are for those using Windows.

Here are links to YouTube performances:

- Tomas Luis de Victoria (1548-1611), O Quam Gloriosum
- Thomas Tallis (1505-1585), Hear the Voice and Prayer
- Henry Purcell (1659-1695), O God Thou art my God and Hear my Prayer
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791), Missa Brevis in D
- Anton Bruckner (1824-1896), Locus Iste, Virga Jesse  and Os Justi

JS Bach: Mass in B Minor

Felix Mendelssohn: Elijah

Howard Goodall: Eternal Light - A Requiem

Michael Tippett: Five Spirituals

Giuseppe Verdi: Stabat Mater

Joseph Haydn: Nelson Mass