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Wimbledon Chamber Choir

Saturday, 7 July 2007 at 7.30pm at Mitcham Parish Church
Saturday, 14 July 2007 at 8pm at St Mary's Church, Burpham, West Sussex

East and West: A concert of choral music
Including music by Elgar, Monteverdi, Seiber and Szymanowski

Peter Smith (conductor)

Mass for four voices (1651)
interspersed with organ music by Girolamo Frescobaldi (1583-1643)
Claudio Monteverdi (1568-1643)
Kyrie and Gloria Monteverdi
Toccata avanti la Messa delli Apostoli Frescobaldi
Credo Monteverdi
Canzona on the ninth tone Frescobaldi
Sanctus, Benedictus, Agnus Dei Monteverdi
Six Kurpian Folk Songs Karol Szymanowski (1882-1937)
1) Hey, my oxen! Why aren't you pulling the plough?
2) Who is tapping there in the wardrobe?
3) Praise be to Jesus Christ our Saviour
4) Crack the whip to make the horse run!
5)Are you ready, daughter of mine?
6)Hey, musicians, won't you play a waltz for us?

Two Polish folksongs from the Tatra Mountains Traditional
1) Dance with me
2) My friend

Geraldine Hine (violin)
Love Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
O happy eyes! Elgar
Allegro from Sonatina in G op.100 Antonin Dvorak
Ian Hargrave (violin)
As Torrents in Summer Elgar
The Shower Elgar
Waltz in D Major op.54 no.4 Dvorak
Geraldine Hine (violin)
Three Nonsense Songs Matyas Seiber (1905-1960)
1) There was an old lady of France who taught little ducklings to dance ...
2) There was an old person of Cromer who stood on one leg to read Homer
3)There was an old man in a tree who was horribly bored by a bee ...