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Normal rehearsals have been suspended for the time being (end of March 2020) but the choir is holding virtual rehearsals, a music club and "pub" time for its members every Monday evening via zoom software.  Please contact: enquiries@dorchesterchoral society.org for more information.

Virtual Rehearsals

Below are the pieces that we are rehearsing at the moment.  These links may help you to practise at home.

Chilcott Rosa Mystica https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JzZ3KpDqycU&list=OLAK5uy_l_0Dxcue-FxQpnuVbD8vC_PTw8bB1zGhQ&index=6&t=0s

Handel Zadok the Priest (7 part version) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3kucFS9Gafk

Bach Matthew Passion No 44 Chorale Wer hat dich so geschlagen, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=St7M8VE5ASs

Bach Christmas Oratorio No 23 Chorale Wir singen dir in deinem Heer https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c9gTdN085D4

Byrd Ave Verum Corpus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G4rWsH1hkQ8

MacMillan Benedicimus Deum Caeli https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yRCTmW9F4eI

MacMillan O Radiant Dawn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8D4aK9ihqI

Dvorak Stabat Mater https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92cl5yuWFtM

Vaughan Williams/Somerwell Linden Lea  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TDy3QKu6aPs

 

Virtual Music Club

Excerpts from 22nd June 2020

Sheppard - Missa Cantate (Agnus Dei).  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oXyydMy7Iq4&list=PL2k8ekJXk4nVQrefGJ4w6DCt_pAyZgFXD&index=5&t=0s

Haydn - Missa rorate coeli desuper: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vJfbhJ2m0Kc

 

Excerpts from 15th June 2020

Wyschnegradsky - Twenty-four Preludes in Quarter-tones No. 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9WPfkXQa_Y

Wagner - Im Treibhaus (K Flagstad): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p4yedg-KTb4&list=RDp4yedg-KTb4&start_radio=1&t=24

Wagner - Im Treibhaus (J Kaufman)   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hzi9oEdVPCQ

Lotti - Missa in tre cori (Kyrie II, Et in terra pax, Cum sancta spiritu): https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=OLAK5uy_nFk10LNyDEzQDOzmT_55igmI1VRTgdOI0 

 

Excerpts from 8th June 2020

Tallis Archbishop Parker's Psalter https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0AuHYNj8qQ

A later hymn setting of Tallis's theme https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0AuHYNj8qQ

A contemporary setting for the cello https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8oKEx1-J1w

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihx5LCF1yJY 

 

Excerpts from 1st June 2020

Mozart Laudate Dominum from Solemn Vespers https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLhtJvl_5sA

Verdi Otello (opening scene) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zIVFSW25h1o

Weber - ‘Und ob die Wolke’ (Der Freischütz Act III): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tLWANGG2xvw

Strauss - ‘Beim Schlafengehen' (Four last songs): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uc-oeX_a64k

 

Excerpts from 25 May 2020

Tchaikovsky Queen of Spades https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8zKkvGB7Rw

Finzi Five Bagatelles https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tJzW5FuQm48

Mozart Marriage of Figaro https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IugFH6PxeMQ

 

Excerpts from 18 May 2020

Mahler Symphony No 8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxf3xtH31jA

Handel Belshazzar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZm3nT3tE2Q

Walton Belshazzar https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjtL8kDU2EI

Wagner Götterdämmerung  (Immolation Scene) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2JgMt8GWdyU (starting at 13.50)

 

Excerpts from 11May 2020

Chilcott Remember Me https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pNhDFeM7kA

Dvorak String Quartet No 12 (American) http://: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HrqgMrwG4i0&feature=emb_logo

Don Shirley Freedom https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVWSxob8tYY&feature=emb_logo

Hammond (arr Knight) I'm a train https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w2IldSOSYyk

Tippett A Child of our Time: Spirituals https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_H_S8BMOW4

 

Excerpts from 4 May 2020

Lauridsen O Magnum Mysterium https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GqCtbR8PktU

Stravinsky Rake's Progress (No word from Tom) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TxhQacHMDA

Scriabin Prometheus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3B7uQ5K0IU

Gjeilo Northern Lights https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQnj-YBboLA

 

Archived Music Club Items from March and April 2020

 

Programme for the year

 

Attendance and Insurance

Concert Preparation Guidelines

Our constitution, adopted in September 2019

Spring Concert - Stabat Mater: Rescheduled Winter Concert - Baroque Masterpieces