INFORMATION FOR MEMBERS

Notices & Diary | Rehearsal Aids | Drinks Rota | Committee

NOTICES & DIARY

2017/2018

Saturday 10th March 2018
Singing workshop with Marcus Farnsworth, Minster School, Southwell.

Saturday 24th March 2018
Study Day with Mansfield Choral at QEM. 10:00AM – 3:00PM

Wednesday 4th April 2018
Easter Break – No rehearsal

Saturday 21st April 2018
Study Day with Mansfield Choral (Venue to be agreed)

Saturday 28th April 2018
BDCS Quiz night

Friday 11th May 2018
Joint rehearsal with Mansfield Choral Society at Southwell Minster, 7:00PM for 7:30PM start.

Saturday 12th May 2018
Afternoon rehearsal at Southwell Minster 1:45PM for 2:00PM start. Spring Concert: Verdi Requiem, Joint concert with Mansfield Choral Society. 7:30PM Southwell Minster

Wednesday 16th May 2018
Annual General Meeting, Carnarvon School. 7:30PM

Wednesday 23rd May 2018
Summer singing starts: Rehearsal dates 23rd May, 6th June, 13th June, 20th June, 27th June, and 4th July.

Wednesday 30th May 2018
No rehearsal

Saturday 7th July 2018
Summer Concert:
 Byron Festival Concert

 

2018/2019

Saturday 17th November 2018
Autumn Concert:
  St Mary’s Radcliffe on Trent

December 15th 2018
Christmas Concert:
Bingham Parish Church

Saturday 11th May 2019
Spring Concert: St Mary’s Radcliffe on Trent

 

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
    The site holds rehearsal files allowing users to listen to their individual part, with the accompaniment in the background,  either on its own or along with the other parts. The music can be listened to on line or downloaded as an mp3 file which allows user to vary playback speed and slow down fast, intricate parts.Most of the music we will be performing in the next 12 months can be found on the site.For access to the site the Society pays an annual subscription based on the number of registered users (40).Spare places are available. If you are not registered to use the site but would now like to be please contact Bob Middleton either at a rehearsal or by email at bob@mid33.plus.com. I will then register your email address and you will receive an email from the site allowing you to set up direct access using your email address and password of your own choosing.If you are registered but are having trouble logging on or other problems using the site, please let me know.Bob Middleton

Rehearsal files for the Byron Festival (Summer Singing): She walks in beauty (Thiman). Select the appropriate voice part.

All parts

Sop

Alto

Tenor

Bass

Piano

 

https://johnfletchermusic.org/adieu-native-shore-pearsallrl/

https://johnfletchermusic.org/i-dared-lift-eyes-turnerg/

Cascata delle Marmore (TurnerG)

Mutability (PatersonC)

Oh talk not to me of a name great in story (TurnerG)

On the Palatine (TurnerG)

Twilight in Ferrara (TurnerG)

Extract from the ‘Music for Market’ lunchtime concert series at Newark. BDCS male voices make the most of having the tune (for once)!

MUSIC FOR THE AUTUMN CONCERT (17th November 2018)

Mass in D Minor:Missa in Augustiis (Nelson Mass)

Publisher SCHOTT (1963)

Editor: H.C. Robbins Landon

There is also a 2012 edition which is compatible with the 1963 version. (ISMN 9790220105142)

 

LINKS TO PERFORMANCES OF THIS TERMS REPERTOIRE ON YOUTUBE:

To follow.

 

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 2017-2018

Chairman: John Bannister
Vice-Chair: Sally Ashton
Treasurer: Huw Cadwallader
Secretary: Valerie Morgan
Programme Chair: Peter Iley
Librarian: Margot Anderson
Publicity Officer: Judy Unell
Membership Secretary: Janet Chapman
Box Office: Tim Connery
Website: Brad Poulson
Ordinary Members: Beryl Cottrill, Christina Warrington and Janet Iley.

COMMITTEE MEETING MINUTES

Minutes 2016 AGM

Minutes January 2017 (1) Redacted for website

Minutes February 2017 (2) Redacted for website

Minutes March 2017 (3) Redacted  for website

Minutes 2017AGM

Minutes May 2017 (4) Redacted for website

Minutes July 2017 (1) Redacted for website

Minutes September 2017 (2) Redacted for website

Minutes November 2017 (3) Redacted for website