Music for an Autumn Afternoon – 26 October

Music for an Autumn afternoonFrom Barbershop to Bach and all points in between. Join us for an informal concert featuring choral music, a cappella and accompanied, together with pieces for solo organ and piano on Saturday 26 October in St Peter’s Church, St Mary Bourne between 4.00pm and 5.00pm.

Featuring the singing group the St Oswald Singers (founded in Bristol some 30 years ago and with links to St Mary Bourne) together with a guest piano solo from Livi Anning, the concert will include a mix of musical styles including sacred and secular, mixed and men’s voices and audience participation.

Tea and cake will be served in the interval. No tickets required, but donations on the door will be welcome to support Livi Anning in her efforts to raise funds for her trip to Uganda in February.


The detailed programme is as follows:

First half – Sacred

Magnificat from the Service in D – Herbert Brewer

This is the Record of John – Orlando Gibbons

Organ TBC

For the Beauty of the Earth – John Rutter

Beati Quorum Via – Charles Villiers Stanford

Lobet Gott in Seinen Reichen (Cantata no 11) – Johann Sebastian Bach

Piano Primavera – Ludovico Einaudi

Tea and cake will be served in the interval

Second half – Secular

Teddy Bear’s Picnic – John Walter Bratton

Medley from “Les Miserables” – Schoenberg

My Evaline – A E Hall

I’m Sitting on Top of the World – Henderson

I’ve been to a Marvellous Party – Noel Coward (featuring Barbie Davies)

Moon River – Henry Mancini

Have Some Madeira, M’Dear – Flanders and Swann (featuring David Hunter)

The way you look tonight – Jerome Kern

Let’s face the music and dance – Irving Berlin

Finally; For Everyone, Jerusalem

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