100carols for choirs rehearsal tracks are at 

Royal Free Music Society

Gabriel's Message

Tracks for the virtual concert

Will Todd: Like a rainbow. Will's page with links to rehearsal track and the score.

Aileen Sweeney: Breathing Place: You'll find the score in our Zoom Music folder

Aileen's materials for Breathing Place

Vaughan Williams: Loch Lomond

McDowell: Ave Maris Stella

Gabriel Faure: Cantique de Jean Racine:


Poulenc: Salve Regina

Josquin Deprez: Ave Maria

Grieg: Ave Maris Stella  LearnChoralMusic

Gorecki: Totus Tuus: Choralia

MacMillan: O Radiant Dawn

Franck: Panis Angelicus  Choralia

Brahms: Warum ist,,, Musescore

May 31st Concert

Aileen's materials for Breathing Place

Jonathan Dove – Arion and the Dolphin

Jonathon Dove's page on A&tD

Making Music. Listen to the piece here

Susie's rehearsal tracks.  Download the tracks or play them directly.

Carl Orff – Carmina Burana


Learnchoral music

Carl Orff: Wikipedia

Translation of the score: pdf download

There are not many recordings around, but I found the Georgia Tech concert: Music From Modern England.  OatD begins about 1:02:40.
Sunday, December 15th: George Federick Handel: Messiah

Baroque composer George Frideric Handel was born in Halle, Germany, in 1685. In 1705 he made his debut as an opera composer with Almira. He produced several operas with the Royal Academy of Music in England before forming the New Royal Academy of Music in 1727.25 Jun 2019

Birth Date: February 23, 1685

Education: University of Halle

Occupation: Composer

Death Date: April 14, 1759

George Frideric Handel - Messiah, Life & Facts - Biography

Youtube practice from ChoraLine (just the first few choruses)






G. F. Handel: Messiah HWV 56 


4-      8min 46sec;  

7-      16:00

9-      21:50 (bar 106)

12-    29:17

17-    36:58

21-     47:18

22-     49:36

24-  1:00:32

25-  1:02:18

26-  1:03:48

28-  1:08:17

33-  1:15:39

35-  1:19:28

37-  1:23:43

41-  1:31:57

44-  1:35:51

46-  1:44:56

51-  1:57:16

53-  1:03:20

Sunday May 19th: Mozart; Requiem + TBC

Mozart Requiem - CyberBass

Mozart Requiem - Midi Choral Music: If you prefer to download the files to play locally on your phone, tablet, in the car, as you work out...

Here's Bernstein in (I think) rather ponderous mood...

MuseScore: Free music composition and notation software 

You can use Musescore to display the MIDI files linked to from this page on the stave.

It's free, legal and very good.

Pronunciation guides:

Psalm 1

Psalm 2

Psalm 3

Learning Resources

"A Winter Uplifter!"

George Shearing:

Songs and Sonnets

Rehearsal tracks are here

Hoagy Carmichael arr. John Rutter:


Todd: Mass in Blue

The recording by the Vasari Singers: Conductor Jeremy Backhouse Bethany Halliday: Soprano is here on YouTube.

Will Todd's own website also has the recording in six parts here

On a linked page from the website you find his own rehearsal files here. All the files for your part can be downloaded in a zip file to unzip and play on your phone or mp3 player, or you can play the files on the page itself.

Tom Service's Radio 3 The listening Service on Sunday May 20th is called Syncopation, Syncopation, Syncopation 

Winter 2017 programme

‘Sound the trumpet, beat the drums’

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J S Bach: Cantata BWV 214, Tönet ihr Pauken


Musescore: here you can see the score, download as pdf, MIDI, musescore file... For the slightly more technically minded.

Joseph Haydn: Paukenmesse

Gloria: 5:38

Qui Tollis: 8:05; Quoniam: 15:00

Credo: 17:18; Et vitam: 26:40

Sanctus: 29:20

Benedictus: 32:35; Letter D: 38:26

Agnus dei/Donna: 39:45


Learn Choral Music

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Summer 2017 programme

Mendelssohn - Verleih uns Frieden (in the ESU Book - please bring with you!)



Stanford - The Blue Bird (copies to be provided)


Rehearsal Mp3s in parts

MacMillan - In splendoribus sanctorum (copies to be provided)

Sofia Vokalensemble

D. Clark - Strawberry Fair (copies to be provided, or brought with you if you still have one hiding at home)

Resources for Spring '17 Concert

Puccini Messa di Gloria 

Gloria P8; 4:45

Fig 10 P21: 12:18

Fugue P33: 18:36

Credo P49: 22:55



Find Jonathon's  Italian pronunciation tracks HERE

Puccini and the Church - Finally, the first part of this documentary may be of interest to those who would like to know more about Puccini's early life as a church musician, and the influence this had on his music for the stage.

The Messe di Gloria is discussed at the beginning of Part Two:

Leoncavallo, ‘Bell Chorus from Pagliacci (OUP Opera Choruses, ed. Rutter, pp. 135-144)



Mascagni, ‘Easter Hymn from Cavalleria Rusticana (pp. 145-163)



Giuseppe Verdi

Rehearsal files for the Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves