Rehearsal plan for Autumn 2019

For list of music, and understanding acronyms e.g. WW (Winter Wonderland), see below list of rehearsal dates AND Programme running order

Monday 23 Sept WW; Bach; Merry CPC 1 & 2
30 Sept WW; CPC 3 & 4. Bach. Elgar p.12-17
7 Oct Elgar; Bach; CPC; CC1
14 Oct Elgar: Bach; CPC; CC1
21 Oct Elgar: Bach: CPC: CC2 – 2 carols p.13 & 182
28 Oct NO REHEARSAL
4 Nov CC1 (p.42; 60 & 70): Bach; CPC (1st no.); CC2;  No Elgar
11 Nov
18 Nov
25 Nov
2 Dec
9 Dec
16 Dec
21 Dec 2.30pm Rehearsal in Lewes Town Hall

7.30pm Concert: A Christmas Cracker

A Christmas Cracker 2019 Programme running order

Ist half:

  • Choir: Winter Wonderland 3 mins
  • Nick INTRO
  • Bach Christmas Oratorio: No.36 ‘Come and thank him’ AND ‘Jesu, who didst ever’ 7’30’’
  • Guest Actor slot: 5 mins
  • Toby Spence: Britten: The Birds 2 mins
  • Audience carol: Unto us is born a son 3 mins
  • Wallands Choir: 4 short numbers 6 mins
  • CC2 p.182 The angels and the shepherds 2 mins
  • CC2 p.13 Walton: All this time 2 mins
  • Admiral nurse – presentation (with microphone): 5 mins
  • 1st half total time: 38 mins
  • INTERVAL

2nd half:

  • 42 In dulci jubilo 3mins 30secs
  • 70 Rocking 2mins
  • Guest actors 5 mins
  • Toby Spence (tenor): Adolphe Adam: O holy night (with choir) 6 mins
  • Merry Christmas, Everybody 3 mins
  • Walking in the air (with Wallands) 3 mins
  • Do you hear what I hear? 3 mins
  • Audience carol: I saw 3 ships or The Holly and the Ivy 3 mins
  • 60 A merry Christmas 1min 30secs
  • 2nd half total time: 31 mins

Elgar: Dream of Gerontius (for March 2020)
Bach Christmas Oratorio: No.36 ‘Come and thank him’ AND ‘Jesu, who didst ever’
CPC (Christmas pop classics):

  • Merry Christmas, Everybody
  • Walking in the air
  • Do you hear what I hear?

WW Winter Wonderland

Adolphe Adam: O holy night – copies not yet given out (as of 15 Oct)
CC1 (Carols for Choirs 1: Green):

  • 42 In dulci jubilo
  • 60 A merry Christmas
  • 70 Rocking

CC2 (Carols for Choirs 2: Orange):

  • 13 Walton: All this time
  • 182 The angels and the shepherds