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Monday Notes

A regular newsletter, known as Monday Notes, is circulated by email and displayed here on the website. It contains important announcements about rehearsals, concerts, ticket sales, chamber choir events and information about other singing activities.

Rehearsals this week and next
 
  • Monday 16th October, 18.45 - 20.45, City Temple, Holborn Viaduct, EC1 2DE
  • Monday 23rd October, 18.45 - 20.45, City Temple, Holborn Viaduct, EC1 2DE
 
The full rehearsal schedule is on the website.
 
 
Don't miss Barts Chamber Choir in concert on Wednesday
 
Wednesday 18th October, 7.30 pm, St James's, Sussex Gardens: Support the Chamber Choir and enjoy an evening of music composed by women or inspired by women. You can order tickets through the Barts Choir website or from Maria at rehearsal or on the door.
 
 
Christmas Oratorio at the Cadogan Hall
 
Tickets are now on sale for the concert on Thursday 14th December and Friday 15th December, priced £30 and £22. A limited number of Young Person's tickets priced £11 are available for people aged 26 or under (through the Cadogan Hall Box Office only).
 
You can get tickets:
 
  • At rehearsal: complete an order form and collect your tickets the following week. There are different coloured forms for Thursday and Friday.
  • Through the Barts Choir website: either collect at rehearsal or request delivery by post.
  • Through the Cadogan Hall Box Office: Ring the Box Office (020 7730 4500) or select your seat via the website (select Thursday 14th or Friday 15th December) or visit the Box Office. (Phone and website purchases are subject to a £3.00 transaction fee; there is no transaction fee for personal customers.)
 
Rehearsal Notes
 
This is what we rehearsed last week:
 
  • Monday 9th Ocober: Handel No 44, Bach Nos 1, 21
  • Saturday 14th October: Handel: Nos 44, 2, 4, 5, Bach Nos 1, 5, 9, 12, 17, 21
 
This information is recorded after each rehearsal on the rehearsal page of the website - just click the date under Past Rehearsals.
 
Ivor says "Keep practising the choruses in the Christmas Oratorio - nos 1, 21, 24".
 
Here are some useful resources to help you learn this term’s music:
 
  • Bach: Christmas Oratorio on Cyberbass on LearnChoralMusic
  • Handel: Foundling Hospital Anthem on Cyberbass on LearnChoralMusic
  • Choraline offers a discount on learning resources to members of Barts Choir (Discount Code: BARTS, Website Orders: www.choraline.com)
  • Ivor recommends you listen to the recording by John Eliot Gardiner (at baroque pitch and in German).
 
If you don't have a copy of the Handel Foundling Hospital Anthem you can download a copy here.
 
Other things that might be of interest ... (not Barts Choir events)
 
You may be interested in a new publication, written by Robert Anderson our founding conductor. See the flyer at rehearsal.

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