INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS

Diary | Rehearsal Aids | Drinks Rota | Committee

DIARY

2017

Wednesday 26th April 2017
Book Sale

Saturday 13th May 2017
Joint Spring Concert with Newark Choral Society

Wednesday 17th May 2017
Annual General Meeting

Wednesday 24th & 31st May, 7th & 14th June 2017
Summer Singing

Saturday 17th June 2017
Lunchtime concert (preforming works from the Summer Singing), Newark Church

2018

Saturday 12th May 2018
Verdi Requiem (Joint concert with Mansfield Choral Society)

2019

Saturday 11th May 2019
Brahms Requiem, Turner – Under the wide sky

REHEARSAL AIDS

The following may be used as rehearsal aids for part learning.

  • www.choralia.net
    A website where you can hear synthesised voices singing individual voice parts (it is very easy to download the necessary bit of free software). You can choose which voice part you would like to be highlighted.
  • www.choraline.com
    As a BDCS member you can get a 10% discount from Choraline by using the password BING.
    New telephone number: 01285 644845
  • www.learnchoralmusic.co.uk
    This is John Hooper’s website, where individual parts can be listened to free of charge.
  • www.johnfletchermusic.org
    BDCS subscribes to this website. It has most of the music we are currently rehearsing.

MUSIC FOR THE SPRING CONCERT (MAY 2017)

Durufle Requiem. 1948 , 80 page Durand edition. NOT the 31 page Durand edition.

Vaughan Williams: Five Mystical Songs.  1911, 41 page Stainer and Bell edition.

Parry: I was Glad. Novello

 

LINKS TO PERFORMANCES OF THIS TERMS REPERTOIRE ON YOUTUBE:

Vaughan Williams (1/2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZiMSGq_fOk

Vaughan Williams (2/2) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZ_p5lrZMhw

Parry https://youtu.be/N2FBBb14em8

Durufle  https://youtu.be/XRzPi0CA1rg

NB: Two of them (not the Vaughan Williams) also have the score.

DRINKS ROTA

Please would one member of each”team” bring 4 pints of milk. Advice will be given if required. Please arrive about ten minutes before the start of rehearsal. If unable to attend, please arrange a swap. Click on the rota to see a larger version.

BDCS COMMITTEE 2016-2017

Chairman: John Bannister
Vice-Chair: Sally Ashton
Treasurer: Huw Cadwallader
Secretary: Valerie Morgan
Programme Chair: Barbara Cobb
Librarian: Margot Anderson
Publicity Officer: Judy Unell
Membership Secretary: Janet Chapman
Box Office: Tim Connery
Ordinary Members: Brad Poulson, Pam Jones and Alison Marriott

COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

Minutes January 2017 (1) (redacted for website)

Minutes February 2017 (2) Redacted for website