Under the direction of Robert Fields, the Choral Singers aim to sing music from the 16th to the 21st century, including at least one work at each concert by a contemporary composer.

The following lists examples of music sung and mostly performed in the last two years showing this diversity.

British

Linden Lea – Vaughan Williams

My spirit sang all day – Finzi

Heraclitus – Stamford

The lads in their hundreds – Butterworth

Lullay my liking – Holst

 

Musicals

Castle on a cloud

Do you hear the people sing? –  Schoenberg

I dreamed a dream – Les Miserables

 

Operetta

With Strephon for your foe… – Sullivan

 

Contemporary

Requiem – Robert Fields

They are not long – Robert Fields

The Promise – Maurice Davies

Bohemian Rhapsody – Mercury

The Rose – Bette Midler

Gaelic Blessing – Rutter

 

Traditional UK geographies

Early one morning

The Lincolnshire Poacher

Eli Jenkin’s Prayer

An Eriskay love lilt

Brigg Fair

Annie Laurie

Lowlands away

 

Baroque

Cum Sancto Spiritu – Vivaldi

Cantata excerpts – J S Bach

 

Early

Teach me, O Lord – Byrd

Gaudete!

If ye love me – Tallis

Laudate Dominum

 

Sea Shanties

Haul away Joe

 

Romantic

Dostoino Yest – Tchaikovsky

Be still my soul – Sibelius

 

19th Century

Locus Iste – Bruckner

Requiem – Faure

The Crucifixion – Stainer

 

Gospel

Early in the morning on Easter day – Larson

 

Carols

Various

 

20th Century

You are the new day – John David

For the beauty of the earth – Rutter

With a voice of singing – Shaw

 

USA

Chatanooga choo choo – Warren

Simple gifts – Copeland

And can it be – Plew (the video is from our Joint concert with USA Hyde Park Methodist Choir on 5th June 2019)

When the Saints go marching in – Besig

Rhythm of Life – Coleman

The road home – Browne