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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 rehearsed for you to practise at home.

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  Tui Nati Vulnerati, Eia Mater and Virgo Virginum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92cl5yuWFtM

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

 

Virtual Music Club

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

 

Excerpts from 27th April 2020:

Britten Serenade for Tennor Horn and Strings https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mldLAT7GlxE

Chopin "Raindrop" Prelude https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmXjrkdQatw

Elgar Dream of Gerontius https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHS7MwAjN-E

 

Excerpts from 20th April 2020:

Sibelius Karelia Suite https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=adKwG9ZuzFw

Frank Martin Mass https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4bdlE-mWvY

Wagner Prelude to Lohengrin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyodILZEQFg

 

Excerpts from 13th April 2020:

Richard Strauss Alpine Symphony https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83aR2T9AQ7E

Palestrina Missa Papae Marcelli https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bhufzaZB2DM

Pergolesi Stabat Mater https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X23QFnl3dbU

 

Excerpts from 6th April 2020:

Finzi "Intimations of Immortality"  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7Rz_3QiR4U

Shostakovitch: Concerto for Piano and Trumpet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U5tAyEC3igQ&feature=emb_logo

J S Bach: St Matthew Passion https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eU6QEklM4SA

 

Excerpts from 30th March 2020:

Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xn3p12gUFHQ from 1.53.23

Beethoven Fidelio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLRMTD3eY5wI first 3 minutes

Rachmaninov Prelude Op 3 No 2 in C# minor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCm9O2KNEX4

 

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