The Little Moreton Singers
(updated 01/01/2013 19:47)
(Sunday 23rd December – confirmed – FGH at lunchtime, meet inside at 1245 to sing from 1pm; no P)
Rehearsals should have resumed in September. Where are the Roses ...?
NB – there is an error in the Chester Spanish motets, p.33.
In Victoria's O magnum mysterium, bar 20, the tenor G should be a G#,
and is explicitly notated in the 1572 part-book.
Saturday 15th December – no rehearsal in Audley (no tenors)
(Tuesday 11th December – meet at St Paul's at 11.30 to rehearse at 11.45am; sing 12.30 to 1.30; no Ly, Lz)
Sunday 9th December – 6pm at B's, finish by 8.30; final rehearsal for St Paul's on Tuesday
(Sunday 2nd December – meet at BGG at 1pm, to sing from 1.15 to 2.15, then cake! No Ly, W)
Friday 30th November – Cancelled 6pm to 8.30 at B's; Christmas things and Byrd's 'Elizabeth' motet; no P, S, Lz, W
Sunday 25th November – 7pm at D's; bring all Christmas things! Lots of good work on new Sweelinck; no Ly, P, Mk
Sunday 14th October – 7pm at D's; bring all Christmas things!
(Sunday 5th August at Wilkins Pleck – meet by the bandstand by 1.45
Saturday 4th August – 9.30 for 10 to noon at B's
Sunday 22nd July – 6.30 at B's (with Mk) (no Mj)
Saturday 23rd June – 9.30am for 10 to noon, at B's
(Sunday 24th June – meet at 11.15am to start at 11.30, at Dorothy Clive Garden)
Sunday 10th June – 7pm, at D's
(W late)Sunday 27th May – 7pm at S's tutti (no Dt,W:L)
(Tuesday 22nd May – lunchtime at St Peter's Congleton, details tba; no Dt(?),Ly,Lz)
NB – I forgot to have a run through of OBEM p.48 – "Come, gentle swains"; please look at it yourselves before next time.
Sunday 20th May – 7pm at S's, (only for those 7 singing at StP's Tuesday 22nd) (no afternoon performance)
Sunday 6th May – 7pm at S's; no P
?Sat morning 5th May
Sunday 29th April – 7pm at S's; no B;
Sunday 1st April – 7pm at S's; no Mj, Dt; Mt abs. Innsbruck, Byrd's Elizabeth, Palestrina Regina Coeli, A lieta vita, Il piacere (Gastoldi), Aichinger Regina Caeli. – some links to music appear here.
Sunday 26th February, – 7pm at S's; Abs: Lz, Mj Lots of work on Isaac's Virgo Prudentissima, also Innsbruck and Byrd's "O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth our Queen ..."
Sunday 5th February, – 7pm at Dr's; no Dt, Mj CANCELLED
2012 -- Sunday 15th January, 7pm -- at D's, everybody, with 2012 diaries please, and all music!
Thursday 29th December – at Astbury Mere Care Home, plan to arrive about 2.30; no B; now no Dt; P? Mt??!
Sunday 18th December – meet at Biddulph Grange at 11.15; no Mj; no Mt. Music list
Sunday 4th December – 7pm at Dr's; everybody except maybe P; now no Mt, maybe Dt
Sunday 20th November 7pm at Dr's; no P, S, Mt; Mj? NB – For those absent: we worked hard on
Palestrina Hodie (new edition) & Byrd Hodie (as SATB), and looked at Gabrieli Alleluia, Byrd Rejoice, Philips O beatum,...
Sunday 13th November – 7pm at Dr's; no Mt, nor Lz, P
Sunday 16th October – 7pm at Dr's; no P New pieces ...
Sunday 26th June – meet at Dorothy Clive Garden by 1pm, to sing from 1.15, tea and cake afterwards!
Be prepared for a hot afternoon - and showers ...
Saturday 25th June – 9.30 for 10am-noon at B's; please bring diaries!
Sunday 19th June – 7pm; no Mt, Mj
Sunday 29th May – afternoon at BGG; no Ly, B; plus SR (lift: Mj?). Meet 1pm for 1.30-4pm, then cake!
Saturday 28th May – 10am-noon at Dr's; no Ly, B; ?Dt; plus SR (lift: Mj)
Sunday 22nd May – 7pm at Dr's; no Lz, Mj; ?DG; plus SR (lift: Ly)
Sunday 15th May – 7pm at Dr's; no W; plus SR (lift: Mj)
Sunday 17th April – 7pm at Dr's; no Ly, Dt, Lz. Victoria "Vidi speciosam", OBTA p.57
Sunday 27th March – 7pm at Dr's; no P, Mt. OBEM pp.303, 12, 48, 248, 376, OBTA p.332, Revecy
Sunday 13th March – 7pm at Dr's – summer repertoire OBEM pp.158, 258, 358, 332
Saturday 26th February – be prepared for a rehearsal at Cheadle as early as 11am; wedding itself is at 1pm. (No LB)
Plan to arrive by 1130 to pay for parking at 1130, then rehearse from 1135; we should then be able to nip out and pay for parking from 1230 up to 3.30 – after which it is free, so we can have leisurely (post-wedding) cake and coffee!
If the West door is locked, go around to the South porch. Meet inside the church, at the back. Dress: red and black(/dark). Bring OBTA, just in case of an extra motet!
(But timings may change...)
Sunday 20th February – 7pm at D's; no B, DG; MH late Bring diaries for possible spring/summer dates.
Also, please bring summer repertoire, plus Rejoice!
Sunday 6th February – 7pm at D's; no MS;
Sunday 30th January – 7pm at D's;
Saturday 15th January – reconnaissance by J and MW
Sunday 9th January – 7pm at D's; bring Duruflé (and spring/summer music), and be ready to learn some chant; no LB
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