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Normal rehearsals have been suspended for the time being (March 2021) but throughout lockdown we have been holding virtual rehearsals and a social music club time for members every Monday evening via zoom software.  

Please contact: enquiries@dorchesterchoral society.org for more information about our plans.

Virtual Rehearsals

Below are the pieces that we are rehearsing at the moment.  

Bliss Pastoral 

Faure Requiem

Faure Cantique de Jean Racine

 

Virtual Music Club

This term we have asked volunteers to talk about their "musical discoveries":

29th March

Schubert - String quintet, slow movement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dc3iX7x73JY (from 20.30)

Fado - Coimbra Serenata Monumental Queima: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3WGttZdksg 

22nd March

Handel - Rodelinda “Dove sei, amato bene?”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8xjFUViTzo 

Leopold Mozart - Sinfonia Pastorella in F, for Alphorn und Strings: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EcRg7KPiLM 

Wolfgang A Mozart - Horn Concerto No 4, Rondo (on natural horn): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgwE22lg9cA 

Flanders and Swann (after Mozart) - ‘Ill Wind’: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bkYrj2DQlVc 

15th March

Martin Hayes - The Lonesome Touch (Paddy Fahy’s Reel, and The Cat in the Corner/John Naughton’s Jig): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_l6zS39HYwuS5cVXAqPVm3eH7pPyiJ6DxY

If people want to see Martin Hayes teaching Paddy Fahy’s Reel, it is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o8hO8tc86kI . Paddy Fahy himself can be seen - playing different tunes - here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-i6h35CAH0

Schubert - Fantasia in F minor for piano duet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKcR_6eT8Xw

8th March

Howells - Missa Sabrinensis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=peXnHBkl0_g

Alice Mary Smith - Andante for Clarinet and Orchestra: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UW_jZCLY_8o&ab_channel=KuhlauDilfeng4

1st March

York Bowen - Violin Sonata in E minor, Ist movement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JakLnqEra7o&list=OLAK5uy_nZEJKTRNZADkeL-ntUyR-HtstVPjhURTU

Henry Desmarest - De Profundis: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sJ3-8Pkt79o

22nd February

Tereterian - Symphony No. 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SwOE_H4W39w&feature=youtu.be (from 17.00 to the end - but the whole piece comes highly recommended)

Bach: Harpsichord Concerto in A major BWV 1055: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXMH56hJBVI

15th February

Strauss - Salome: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlbleLrdYTc (from 6.45 - end)

Bliss - Colour Symphony (Red): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pD0eCuGDXfY (from 6.25 - 13.30)

8th February

Fanny Mendelssohn - Overture in C major: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SX1-wNcrzsk (0.37 - 10.25)

Gerald Finzi - For St Cecilia: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2eCpHXsBf0s (9.57 - 17.40)

 

Desert Island Discs Autumn Term 2020

Archive of music club items in May, June and July 2020

Archive of music club items in March and April 2020

 

Useful Information

Concert Preparation Guidelines

Our constitution, adopted in September 2019

Photos From Our Previous Performances