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Kelvedon Singers at Coggeshall

Sunday, 13th July 2014 at 6.30pm

Songs of Love and Loss

The Kelvedon Singers accompanied by David Mitchell
Musical Director: Christopher Phelps

at the Church of St Peter ad Vincula, Coggeshall

Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Colchester Samaritans

The Programme
Poem:In Flanders FieldJohn McCrae (1872-1918)
  Read by Henry Maitland
Choir:Lux AeternaEdward Elgar (1857-1934)
Choir:He Wishes for the Cloths of HeavenHoward Skempton (b.1947)
 My spirit sang all dayGerald Finzi (1901-1956)
Choir:The silver swanOrlando Gibbons (1583-1625)
 It was a lover and his lassJohn Rutter (b.1945)
 Lay a garlandRobert Pearsall(1795-1856)
Choir:My love is like a red, red roseScottish song arr. Donald Cashmore
 Come live with meW Sterndale Bennett (1816-1875)
Poem:It was long agoEleanor Farjeon (1881-1965)
  Read by Judy Crawford
Choir:Three Songs of TravelRalph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
  • Youth and Love
  • Whither Must I Wander?
  • I have trod the upward and the downward slope
~ ~ ~ INTERVAL ~ ~ ~
Choir:Bridge Over Troubled WaterPaul Simon (b.1941) arr. Chris Phelps
Poem:Sonnets from the Portuguese XLIIIElizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)
  Read by Clare McIntyre
Choir:They Didn't believe MeJerome Kern (1885-1945) arr. Linda Spevacek
 She was beautifulStanley Myers (1930-1993) arr. Roderick Williams
 Make You Feel My LoveBob Dylan (b.1941) arr. Chris Phelps
Poem:The owl and the pussy-catEdward Lear (1812-1888)
  Read by Judy Crawford & Henry Maitland
Choir:Sweet Suffolk owlThomas Vautor (1580-1620)
 Songs from the First World WarMedley arr. Alwyn Humphreys
  • It's a long way to Tipperary
  • Roses of Picardy
  • Over there
  • Keep the home fires burning
  • Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag
Encore:Lullabye (Goodnight, my angel)Billy Joel (b.1949) arr. Philip Lawson

Tickets £16 to include savoury canapés, sweet delights and Bucks Fizz during the interval.

Tickets may be purchased in advance but will also be available on the door.