** THIS PAGE UPDATED 9 October 2015 **
To ensure no two choirs sing the same piece,
we will publish here the songs chosen by each choir.
Amici Chamber Choir
Animal Crackers (Whitacre)
Harrow Apollo Male Choir
Bring Him Home (Les Miserables)
The Dam Busters March (Coates)
Harrow Choral Society
First and last movements of Vivaldi’s Gloria
Harrow Community Gospel Choir
Harrow Philharmonic Choir
At the river (Copland)
My Lord, what a mourning' (arr. Barnard)
Ching a ring chaw (Copland)
Atchison Topeka and Santa Fe
Will ye no come back again?
West Harrow Choir
Panis Angelicus (Cesar Franck)
Harvest for the World
(The Isley Brothers, arr. Victoria Simmonds)
The songs everyone will sing together are:
Come Ye Sons of Art (Purcell)
Written in 1694 for Queen Mary's birthday.
Abou Ben Adhem (Kesselman)
This is a setting of Leigh Hunt's atmospheric poem.
Part of Bryan's choral song cycle: 'Voices that should be heard'.
Finale Act 1 of the Pirates of Penzance (Gilbert and Sullivan)
From 'Pray observe the magnanimity' through to the end.
Home on the Range (arr. Kesselman)
American song in a simple, yet effective arrangement
To mark the centenary of the Women's Institute
Sheet music and sound files can be found here.
Advice for less experienced choirs
Come Ye Sons of Art
Learn the Alto line which is the tune throughout
Home on the Range
Learn the Soprano line which is the tune throughout
This will be in Unison so there are no harmonies to worry about.