tamesischamber choir

The Fairest Isle Season (2006-07)

The Silver Swan

Venue: St Laurence's Church, Reading

Performance Date: 3rd March 2007

The spring 2007 concert was the second in our 'Fairest Isle' series, and featured secular music from English composers through the ages.

Full Programme (PDF): Programme_Mar_07.pdf

Five English folk-songs - The dark-eyed sailor (Vaughan-Williams),
Five English folk-songs - The springtime of the year (Vaughan-Williams),
Five English folk-songs - Just as the tide was flowing (Vaughan-Williams),
Five English folk-songs - The lover's ghost (Vaughan-Williams),
Five English folk-songs - Wassail song (Vaughan-Williams),
Lay a garland (Pearsall),
My Spirit sang all day (Finzi),
My love dwelt in a northern land (Elgar),
The Bluebird (Stanford),
Full fathom five (Wood),
Greensleeves (Vaughan-Williams),
The long day closes (Sullivan),
Birthday madrigals - It was a lover and his lass (Rutter),
All creatures now (Bennett),
April is in my mistress' face (Morley),
Mother, I will have a husband (Vautor),
The silver swan (Gibbons),
Thule, the period of cosmography and the Andalusian merchant (Weelkes),
Early one morning (Wilcocks (arr.)),
O waly waly (Rutter (arr.)),
I love my love (Holst (arr.)),
The turtle dove (Vaughan-Williams (arr.)),
The keel row (Byrt (arr.)),
She moves through the fair (Runswick (arr.)),
Scarborough fair (Runswick (arr.)),
Dashing away with the smoothing iron (Rutter (arr.))