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Summer 2016 newsletter The newsletter is a pdf file and, provided you have the correct plugin installed, it will open in a new browser tab when you click on this link. If you do not have the plugin installed and you wish to save a copy to open later, then you can right click (click with the right hand mouse button) on this link and select 'save as' and save a copy wherever you like!

The choir is looking for new members so here is a link to a Recruitment poster which you can download and print. We would especially like these posters to be displayed in and around Lewes.

Online learning resources for the Rossini:
http://www.learnchoralmusic.co.uk/Rossini/Petite-Messe-Solennelle/petite.html
http://www.cyberbass.com/Major_Works/Rossini_G/rossini_petite_messe_solennelle.htm

Rehearsal Schedule
Spring Term

Petite messe solennelle – Rossini

Please note the various sections are indicated by page numbers (Recordi Ed.)

We will not confine our rehearsal(s) to these sections but we will be certain to cover these parts (Movements in bold are the chorus [or soloists & chorus] numbers):

Part 1
[Page 1]  Kyrie – Chorus & Soloists

[Page 19]  Gloria/Adoramus – Chorus & Soloists

[Page 25]  Gratias (Soloists)

[Page 32]  Domine Deus (Tenor solo)

[Page 42]  Qui tollis  (Duet for soprano and alto)

[Page 62]  Quoniam  (Bass solo)

[Page 75Cum Sancto Spiritu* – Chorus & Soloists

Part 2
[Page 106] Credo – Chorus & Soloists

[Page 124] Crucifixus – (Soprano solo)

[Page 129] Et resurrexit* – Chorus & Soloists

[Page 180] Sanctus  – Chorus & Soloists

[Page 185] O Salutaris(Soprano solo)

[Page 193] Agnus Dei  – Chorus & Alto soloist

* These are long movements which will need dissecting (as follows):

Cum Sancto Spiritu  [Page(s) 75/76 & 100- 105]
[Page(s) 87 – 93]
[Page(s) 77-87 & 94-99]

Et resurrexit            [Page(s)129 -136]
[Page(s)136 -146]
[Page(s)146 -149]
[Page(s)150 -164]
[Page(s)164 - end]

Monday 9 January

Explore all the movements

 

Monday 16 January
Kyrie [Pages 1-8]  Christe (unaccmp) [Pages 9-10]

Agnus Dei [Page(s) 196, 200, 203 – end]

Gloria/Adoramus [Page(s)19 /20, 23/24]

Cum Sancto Spiritu  [Page(s) 75/76 & 100- 105]
[Page(s) 77-87 & 94-99]

Et resurrexit            [Page(s)129 -136]
[Page(s)136 -146]

 

Monday 23 January
Sanctus [Pages 180-184]

Credo [Page(s) 106-108, 110-111, 113-115, 116 - end]

Cum Sancto Spiritu  [Page(s) 87 – 93]
  [Page(s) 77-87 & 94-99]

Et resurrexit            [Page(s)146 -149]
[Page(s)150 -164]

 

Monday 30 January
Gloria/Adoramus [Page(s)19 /20, 23/24]

Kyrie [Pages 1-8]  Christe (unaccomp) [Pages 9-10]

Agnus Dei [Page(s) 196, 200, 203 – end]

Cum Sancto Spiritu  [Page(s) 75/76 & 100- 105]
[Page(s) 77-87 & 94-99]

Et resurrexit            [Page(s)164 - end]
[Page(s)136 -146]

 

Monday 6 February
Sing through as much as we can!