English Choral Song

February 27, 2016
St Mary's Church, Adderbury

From Rutter’s settings of traditional folk songs to Shearing’s settings of Shakespeare with a jazz twist, the repertoire of English song offered a rich and varied musical delight.

The programme included:

  • Music to Hear - George Shearing
  • Five Traditional Songs - arr. John Rutter
  • Songs of Farewell - Humphrey Clucas
  • Magdalen at Michael's Gate - H. Walford Davies
  • The Pretty Birds do Sing - Roger Quilter
  • Die Nachtigall - Felix Mendelssohn
  • The Goslings - Sir Frederick Bridge.