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Wimbledon Chamber Choir

Saturday, 16 July 2011 at 7.30pm at St Mary the Virgin, Merton

"The Birds of the Air"

Peter Smith (Conductor)

Of All the Birds that I Do Know
Ah Robin
The Nightingale
Sweet Suffollk owl
John Bartlet (fl.1606-1610)
Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)
William Cornysh (1465-1523)
Thomas Vautor (1590-1625)
Sonata Representativa
Geraldine Hine (violin)
Heinrich Biber (1644-1704)

If I had but two little wings
The bluebird
Fly, singing bird
Geraldine Hine, Ian Hargrave (violins)
George Macfarren (1813-1887)
Hubert Parry (1848-1918)
Charles V. Stanford (1852-1924)
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Songs from "Die Winterreise" (The Winter Journey)
1. Frühlingsstraum (Dream of Spring)
2. Die Krähe (The Crow)
John Kelsey (bass)
Franz Schubert (1797-1828)

Die Nachtigall (The Nightingale)
Il bianco e dolce cigno (The white and gentle swan)
Le chant des oiseaux (The song of the birds)
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)
Jacques Arcadelt (1505-1568)
Clément Janequin (1485-1558)
Linden Lea
Trois Beaux oiseaux de paradis
(Three lovely birds from paradise)
Geraldine Hine (soprano)
The magpie
Gerald Finzi (1901-1956)
Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Maurice Ravel (1875-1937)

Peter Warlock (1894-1930)
Wedding March from "The Birds of Aristophanes"
Peter Smith (organ)
Hurbet Parry (1848-1918)

The silver swan
The Nightingale
Compel the hawk to sit
Like as the doleful dove
Come, blessed bird
Orlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
William Byrd (1539-1623)
William Byrd (1539-1623)
Thmomas Tallis (1505-1585)
Edward Johnson (1549-1602)
Hear my Payer
Rosalind Boxall (soprano)
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)