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2015-03-23

We have not reminded you recently about the sterling work by Molly and Heather to maintain our SCS website. It contains all sorts of useful information – including the concert programmes and pdf music files. I am going to include links to our website and suggest that we make better use of this fabulous resource.…

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2015-03-16

After an exciting concert, it was nice to know that we have another to look forward to so soon. It was great to see so many in the pub and it felt like a real post-concert celebration. No pressure but it would be fab to continue the inclusive theme, so each week I will include…

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2015-02-09

Awake the harp p33 The heavens are telling p 42 Achieved is the glorious work p 90 Faure Requiem: Offertorium, Libera me & In paradisum Elgar As torrents in summer – see pdf Rachmaninov Bogoroditsyevo (from Carol concert in ESM) SWANSEA CONCERT SATURDAY 28TH MARCH Please see attached concert plan for details of what we…

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2015-02-02

The Lord is great p69 And to the ethereal vaults p17 The spirit of God+Despairing cursing p3+17 Faure Cantique Faure Requiem Introit+Sanctus DAY TRIP TO SWANSEA TO SING FAURE REQUIEM: SATURDAY 28TH MARCH Please see attached poster, ‘charity concert’ for details of event and ticketing. We are intending to go to the nearby pub “The…

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2015-01-19

Revise p33 Awake the harp p 99 Achieved is the glorious work Begin new p115 Proclaim in your extended course (new novello has several changes here) p 117 Resound the praise of God our Lord p121 Ye creatures (some changes in new novello on last bar of p 121) p124 Hail! bounteous Lord! (New Novello…

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2015-01-12

Revise And the Spirit (p3) Despairing cursing (p8) The heavens are telling (p42) Achieved is the glorious work (p90) No 27 New Awake the harp (p33) Basses p34 change the words to ‘rejoice in the Lord’ in 2nd bar New Novello copies have different (‘incorrect’) words in bar 3, 4, 5, 6+7 and bars 46…

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2015-01-05

I hope you are suitably refreshed and recovered from your festive exertions, ready to start singing on Monday evening! Please try to arrive a little early if you intend to hire a score. If you want to buy your own, we are using the old Novello edition, in English(available at Music Dynamics with your 10%…

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2014-12-08

Everything! For those who missed last night we rehearsed The holly +the ivy Verse 3 sops words ATB hum (words for chorus) This is the truth – chorus sing verses 2+4 in harmony with words (NB the last not on the top line is omitted in verse 2 only). Verse 3 ATB hum sops don’t…

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2014-11-17

SITS AND STANDS Please mark these in before tomorrow’s rehearsal as Huw will race through them verbally!! page 10 line 2 stand on ‘door’ p 14 end – stay standing p 23 line 2, bar 3 sit on ‘M’ p 33 line 2 bar 3 stand on ‘hid’ p 38 line 2 sit 1st beat…

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2014-10-20

SSAA Praise Page 95-102 SATB +s/chorus 103-108 Praise to the h 111-147 Lord thou hast been 163-165 Lord thou hast been 167-168 Praise to the h 169-177 MESSAGE FROM HUW After last week’s AGM I’m aware we need to offer a vote of thanks to our terrific committee who do so much hard work. The…

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