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Wimbledon Chamber Choir

Saturday, 9 July 2005 at 7.30pm at Mitcham Parish Church
Saturday, 16 July 2005 at 7.30pm at Porchester Parish Church

Music of Death and Life

Peter Smith (conductor/organ)

Three Songs of Farewell Hubert Parry (1848-1918)
  1. My soul, there is a country (Henry Vaughan)
  2. Never weather-beaten sail (Thomas Campion)
  3. There is an old belief (John Gibson Lockhart)
Chorale Preludes from the Orgelbüchlein J. S. Bach (1685-1750)
Mit Fried' und Freud' ich fahr dahin (In peace and joy I go hence)

Alle Menschen m üssen sterben (All men must die)
Herr Jesus Christ, dich zu uns wend' (Lord Jesus Christ, turn to us)
Media Vita
In the midst of life, we are in death…
John Sheppard (c.1515-c.1559)


Madrigals Thomas Morley (1558-1602)
Though Philomena lost her love
O grief, ev’n on the bud
It was a lover and his lass
Variations on
"Mein junges Leben hat ein End"
("My young life has an end")
Jan Pieterszoon Sweelinck (1562-1621)
Songs of Springtime E J Moeran (1894-1950)
  1. Under The Greenwood Tree (Shakespeare)
  2. The River-God's Song (John Fletcher)
  3. Spring, the Sweet Spring (Samuel Daniel)
  4. Love is a Sickness (Thomas Maske)
  5. Sigh no More, Ladies (Shakespeare)
  6. Good Wine (William Browne)
  7. To Daffodils (Herrick)