Manchester Branch Programme




3 January


Conducted by Ian Chesters

Muller-Hartmann  Suite  SAT  Schott

Byrd  Ye Maiden’s Song  SATB  Hawthorns  RA16

Hawkes  Dance Suite  SAATTB   Peacock  PO8


11 January



Conducted by Janice Ormerod

Byrd  Fortune   SATB  Hawthorns

East  Amavi & Triumphavi  SSATB  Oriel OL

Harvey  Suite No. 5   SATB   Fireworks Music


7 February



Conducted by Janice Ormerod

J S Bach  Two Fughettas  SAT  Oriel OL

Spontone  Vieni Soave  ATTB  mss

Clark  Irish Suite  SATTB  Hawthorns


15 February

Conducted by Ruth Burbidge

Music Supplied


1 March

(not Friday)

Bolton Recorder Playday conducted by Andrew Collis

Venue: St. Andrew & St. George United Reformed Church, Bolton.
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(not Saturday)

7 March

Conducted by David Scruby

Anerio  Christus Factus Est  SATB  mss

Scheidt  Canzon Cornetto  A/T T T B  Willobie  WP 41

Corelli  Allegro fr Concerto Grosso no 2  SSATB Oriel JC 202

Boyce  Gavot from Symphomy no 4  SATB  Oriel JC 202

Beauchamp  Les Peuples: Chaconne Ballet Jesuites  SATB mss 


4 April


Conducted by Janice Ormerod

Handel  Largo & Alla Breve  SAT  Dolce

Zielinski  Contere Domino  SSATB  mss

Lewin  A Girl in Every Port  SATTB  Hawthorns


12 April

 Conducted by Ian Chesters

Rachmaninoff  Russian Theme  SATBgB

Bach J S  Der Geist Hilft  SATB + SATB

Eccles  Five Ukranian Folk Songs  SATTB  Orpheus


3 May



Pastoral Visit

Conducted by Sheila Richards
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9 May 

(not Saturday)

Conducted by Margaret Shearing

Tomkins  See See the Shepherd’s Queen  SSATB

Ferrabosco  Four Fantasias (The 2ndSATB  Hawthorns EE8

Byrd  O Magnum Mysterium  SATB  @ 4’8′


6 June


Conducted by Margaret Shearing

Marg Hall  Razz Jazz for Five  SAATB  Peacock P197

Lassus  Chi Chi Li Chi  S S/A8ve TTB

Ferrabosco  Four Fantasias (The 3rd )  SATB  Hawthorns  EE8


14 June


Conducted by Janice Ormerod

Byrd  Susanna Fair  ATB  LPM

Purcell  In Nomine a 7  SSATTB  Faber

Poser  Rendsburger Dances  SATB  Sikorski


4 July


Conducted by Margaret Shearing

Ferrabosco  Four Fantasias (The 13th)  SATB  Hawthorns EE8

Mussorgsky  Gopak  SAATB  Hawthorns  RA9

Mendelssohn  Fuga  SATB  Oriel OL 180


12 July


Conducted by  David Walsh

Solomons  Apres Paul  SATB

Byrd  Preludium  SAATB  Oriel JC203

Joplin  Magnetic Rag  SAATB  Oriel  OL222

Pachelbel  Kanon & Gigue  AAA + cello


5 September


Conducted by Ian Chesters

Bamforth  Shetland Suite  SATB  Music Direct  MDR29

Froberger Ricercare   SATB  Hargal  H-109

Bamforth  Bobby Shaftoe Variations  SSAAAATT  RA127


13 September


AGM (Provisional)

Conducted by David Scruby.  To include

Byrd  Ave Verum Corpus  ATTB  mss

Zipoli  Canzon no 1 or 2  SATB  Clark 23

Joplin  Solace – a Mexican Serenade  SopSATBG  Willobie


1st November

Playing Day with Helen Hooker and Philip Thorby

Details and application form

Last updated August 30, 2014