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Wimbledon Chamber Choir

Saturday, 8 July 2006 at 7.30pm at Mitcham Parish Church
Saturday, 15 July 2006 at 7.30pm at The Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Thornbury

The Flower of the Field

Peter Smith (conductor/organ)

Flora gave me fairest flowers John Wilbye (1574-1638)
O grief even on the bud Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
Those sweet delightful lilies Thomas Bateson (1570-1630)
Lady when I behold John Wilbye

Amaryllis Frank Bridge (1879-1941)
Geraldine Hine (violin)

Sicut lilium inter spinas Giovanni Perluigi da Palestrina (1525-1594)
There is no rose Anon (15th century)
Ecce tu pulcher es Michael Praetorius (1571-1621)
and Melchior Vulpius (1570-1615)

Chorale prelude: Es ist ein Ros' entsprungen Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Peter Smith (organ)

Five Flower Songs Benjamin Britten (1913-1976)
To Daffodils (Robert Herrick)
The Succession of Four Sweet Months (Robert Herrick)
Marsh Flowers (George Crabbe)
The Evening Primrose (John Clare)
The Ballad of Green Broom (anon)


Now is the gentle season Thomas Morley
Those sweet delightful lilies Thomas Weelkes (1576 - 1623)
Sweet honey sucking bees John Wilbye

Maud Michael Balfe (1808-1870)
Ian Slack (tenor)

The Rose of Tralee Charles W Glover (1797-1868) arr. Peter Smith
My love's an arbutus arr. Charles Villiers Stanford (1852-1924)
Lay a garland Robert Lucas Pearsall (1795-1856)
Like to the damask rose Edward Elgar (1857-1934) arr. Leslie Woodgate
The Last Rose of summer Thomas Moore (1779-1852)