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If music be the food of love | The Maidstone Singers

Sunday October 29, 2017 at 19:00
St Botolph without Bishopsgate, London
£23 (premium), £18 (unreserved), £5 children
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  1. If music be the food of love Z 379 - Henry Purcell
  2. O mistress mine - Matthew Harris
  3. It was a lover and his lass - Matthew Harris
  4. It was a lover and his lass - John Rutter
  5. It was a lover and his lass - Thomas Morley
  6. Look how the world's poor people - Philip Sawyers
  7. As it fell upon a day - Philip Sawyers
  8. Come sing him a bawdy song - Philip Sawyers
  9. Full fathom five - Charles Wood
  10. The Isle is Full of Noises - Bob Chilcott
  11. Where the bee sucks - Matthew Harris
  12. Touch her soft lips and part, from Suite from Henry V - Sir William Walton, arranged by Bob Chilcott
  13. Fear no more - Matthew Harris
  14. Weep, O mine eyes - John Bennet
  15. Sweet Suffolk Owl - Thomas Vautor
  16. Sing we and chant it - Thomas Morley
  17. All creatures now - John Bennet
  18. A tale told by an idiot - Huub de Lange
  19. Who is Sylvia? - Sir Edward German
  20. Spring, from Songs and Sonnets - George Shearing, words by William Shakespeare
  21. Song for Athene - Sir John Tavener
  22. One hand, one heart, from West Side Story - Leonard Bernstein, arranged by William Stickles

The Brandenburg Choral Festival of London welcomes back The Maidstone Singers for this concert of music inspired by The Bard interspersed with readings and performances give by Angela Clarke and David Vale. The music dates from the 1600s with Purcell’s If music be the food of love to the present day and the world premiere of three songs by Philip Sawyers, commissioned by the choir. The concert will also include settings of Shakespeare by Matthew Harris, John Rutter and John Tavener, and the beautiful song 'One hand, one heart' from West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s twentieth-century retelling of Romeo and Juliet. Join us for this wonderful evening of remarkable words and music in the lovely surroundings of St Botolph’s.

St Botolph without Bishopsgate
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