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Below are documents and links to documents that you might find useful. Click on any of the blue text and a document or link will open up for you to see.

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 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

Handel Zadok the Priest (7 part version)

Bach Matthew Passion No 44 Chorale Wer hat dich so geschlagen,

Bach Christmas Oratorio No 23 Chorale Wir singen dir in deinem Heer

Byrd Ave Verum Corpus

MacMillan Benedicimus Deum Caeli

MacMillan O Radiant Dawn

Dvorak Stabat Mater

Vaughan Williams/Somerwell Linden Lea


Virtual Music Club

Excerpts from 22nd June 2020

Sheppard - Missa Cantate (Agnus Dei).

Haydn - Missa rorate coeli desuper:


Excerpts from 15th June 2020

Wyschnegradsky - Twenty-four Preludes in Quarter-tones No. 3:

Wagner - Im Treibhaus (K Flagstad):

Wagner - Im Treibhaus (J Kaufman)

Lotti - Missa in tre cori (Kyrie II, Et in terra pax, Cum sancta spiritu): 


Excerpts from 8th June 2020

Tallis Archbishop Parker's Psalter

A later hymn setting of Tallis's theme

A contemporary setting for the cello

Vaughan Williams Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis 


Excerpts from 1st June 2020

Mozart Laudate Dominum from Solemn Vespers

Verdi Otello (opening scene)

Weber - ‘Und ob die Wolke’ (Der Freischütz Act III):

Strauss - ‘Beim Schlafengehen' (Four last songs):


Excerpts from 25 May 2020

Tchaikovsky Queen of Spades

Finzi Five Bagatelles

Mozart Marriage of Figaro


Excerpts from 18 May 2020

Mahler Symphony No 8

Handel Belshazzar

Walton Belshazzar

Wagner Götterdämmerung  (Immolation Scene) (starting at 13.50)


Excerpts from 11May 2020

Chilcott Remember Me

Dvorak String Quartet No 12 (American) http://:

Don Shirley Freedom

Hammond (arr Knight) I'm a train

Tippett A Child of our Time: Spirituals


Excerpts from 4 May 2020

Lauridsen O Magnum Mysterium

Stravinsky Rake's Progress (No word from Tom)

Scriabin Prometheus

Gjeilo Northern Lights


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