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A Paean of Praise for Choir and Organ | Aberdeen Bach Choir

When
Sunday April 28, 2019 at 19:45
Where
St Machar's Cathedral, Aberdeen
Tickets
£15, concessions £12, students £5, under 16s free
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  1. Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest HWV 258 - George Frideric Handel
  2. Greater love hath no man - John Ireland
  3. My Beloved Spake - Patrick Hadley
  4. The Beatitudes - Arvo Pärt
  5. Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis, 'St Pauls' - Herbert Howells
  6. Like as the hart desireth the waterbrooks - Herbert Howells
  7. Antiphon - Let all the world in every corner sing, from 5 Mystical Songs - Ralph Vaughan Williams
  8. God is gone up Op 27/2 - Gerald Finzi
  9. And I saw a new heaven - Edgar Bainton
  10. Ode at a Solemn Music, 'Blest Pair of Sirens' - Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry
  11. Wild mossy mountains - Judith Weir
  12. Give unto the Lord Op 74 - Sir Edward Elgar
  13. Viri Galilaei - Patrick Gowers
  14. I was glad - Sir Charles Hubert Hastings Parry

With music from Handel to Vaughan Williams, from Elgar to Arvo Pärt, this concert promises to be an exciting and rewarding exploration of music written for organ and choir which spans several centuries. The programme, devised by Peter Parfitt, Aberdeen Bach Choir's Musical Director, celebrates the recent reinstallation of some original pipework into the cathedral's organ.

Opening with the rousing, uplifting music of Handel's Zadok the Priest, the concert leaps forward in time to feature music from two composers still living, Arvo Pärt and John McLeod, before closing the first part with the familiar strains of Vaughan Williams. The second part opens with another rousing anthem, this time from the mid-twentieth century, by Gerald Finzi. More serene music follows from Parry and Hastings with the closing piece giving its name to the concert 'I was glad'.

The Aberdeen Bach Choir is a Scottish Registered Charity - SC008609


Venue
St Machar's Cathedral
The Chanonry
Aberdeen
Grampian
AB24 1RQ
Scotland
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