Learning aids and useful contacts
Xmas 2020 Programme: Bach, Byrd, Victoria and Carols!
** Please note this will run for five weeks from Monday Nov. 16 to Monday Dec. 14 inclusive. All are welcome to join in **
Video and Music Score Links for Rehearsals
Here is the link to the live Zoom transmission of our one-hour rehearsals by Will Vann on Mondays at 7:30 p.m.
Meeting ID: 722 470 5733
** THE ZOOM MEETING WILL BE OPEN FROM 7:10 PM FOR THOSE WISHING TO DIAL IN EARLIER **
Please note that by simply clicking on this link, you will be able to watch and listen to Will's live transmission and fully participate in the rehearsal, which lasts one hour. It will be on Zoom and you do not need to download any software or set up any account.
We very much look forward to getting together at 7:30 p.m. on Monday evening for our online rehearsal, and hope as many of you as possible can take part. The Zoom room will be active from 7:10 p.m., so you can access it any time after that if you would like to have some leeway to make sure you are fully set up before the start or simply chat with others. If anyone does have difficulty accessing the rehearsal, please message firstname.lastname@example.org and we will ensure we are monitoring that closely during the rehearsal and will reply quickly.
Below are podcast links to the series that Will is producing.
Here is the link to the first video
Here is the link to the second video
We are delighted that for our Xmas 2020 programme we will be able to offer the choir the opportunity to rehearse parts of J.S. Bach's Christmas Oratorio, which we memorably performed at the Old Royal Naval College Chapel, Greenwich, in the autumn of 2014,as well as two Renaissance settings of `O Magnum Mysterium,' one by William Byrd and the other by Tomas Luis de Victoria.
Our Music Director William Vann has once again very kindly offered to produce a series of video podcasts, similar to the videos he made for the Rachmaninov Vespers and the summer and autumn programmes, to be made available to the choir in the run-up to Xmas and providing a framework for rehearsal at home.
The sheet music for the Bach, Byrd and Victoria can be accessed online or can be purchased through South London Music or Amazon, and details on that have been circulated by email. The carols will all be taken from the green and orange carol books, of which Jane and Michael Palmer have a supply if anyone needs one.
Here is the link to the third video