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Wimbledon Chamber Choir

Saturday, 29 June 2013 at 7.30pm at St Mary the Virgin, Merton

"The Four Seasons"

Peter Smith (Conductor)

It was a lover and his lass
April is in my mistress face
Spring time mantleth every bough
Now is the gentle season
About the maypole
Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
Thomas Morley (1557-1602)
Frühlings Serenade (Spring Serenade)
Ian Hargrave (violin)
František Alois Drdla (1868-1944)

Soon as the Genial Spring
Spring the sweet spring
All in the April evening
John Alcock (1715-1806)
George Oldroyd (1887-1956)
Hugh Robertson (1874-1952)
Frühlingslied Op.62 No.6 (Spring Song)
Peter Smith (piano)
Felix Mendlessohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

Der erste Frühlingstad Op.48
(The First Day of Spring)

1. Frühlingsahnung (Hint of Spring)
2. Die Primel (The primrose)
3. Frühlingsfeier (Spring Celebration)
4. Lerchengesang (Song of the Lark)
5. Morgengebet (Morning Prayers)
6. Herbstlied (Autumn Song)
Felix Mendlessohn-Bartholdy (1809-1847)

As torrents in summer
The snow
Ian Hargrave, Michael Boxall (violins)
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)
Edward Elgar (1857-1934)

Bacarolle (The Seasons)
Geraldine Hine (violin)
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-1893)

When evening's twilight
Im Herbst (In Autumn)
Summer is gone
John Hatton (1809-1886)
Johannes Brahms (1833-1897)
Samuel Coleridge-Taylor (1875-1912)
Peter Smith (organ)
Pietro Yon (1886-1943)

Der Winter Kalt (Winter Cold)
In Winter Cold
To shorten winter's sadness
Johannes Eccard (1553-1611)
William Byrd (1540-1623)
Thomas Weelkes (1576-1623)