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Bridgwater Choral Society         

Ladies and Gentlemen, rehearsals for our next concert Handel's Messiah on Saturday 01st December at St Mary's Church, Bridgwater, will commence on Wednesday 05th September 2018 7.30 pm at St Joseph's School, Bridgwater. TA6 7EE which remains our rehearsal venue for this Season.  The A.G.M. will take place the following week Wednesday 12th September.  See you there!



Messiah Rehearsal Schedule  Autumn 2018
 
The Choruses in Messiah are:-                                                                                                            
                                 

 Number    

 Title

 Page

 4

 And The Glory

 11

 7

 And He Shall Purify

 35

 9

 O Thou That Tellest

 46

 12

 For Unto Us

 55

 17

 Glory To God

 68

 21

 His Yoke Is Easy

 86

 22

 Behold The Lamb Of God

 91

 24

 Surely

 98

 25

 And With His Stripes

 102

 26

 All We Like Sheep 

 106

 28

 He Trusted In God 

 115

 33

 Lift Up Your Heads 

 127

 41

 Let Us Break Their Bonds

 161

 44

 Hallellujah

 171

 46

 Since By Man

 186

 51

 But Thanks Be To God

 199

 53

 Worthy Is The Lamb

 217

                    
 N.B. Page Numbers are for the Watkins Shaw Edition
 
 
 
They will be rehearsed as follows:-
 
 

 Date

 Choruses

 05th September 4,7,21,22,28,44
 12th September 7,21,22,28   
 19th September 7,21,22,26,28,51,53
 26th September 12,22,26,41,51,53
 03rd October 4,9,33,12,26,41
 10th October 22,25,41,51,53
 17th October 21,25,26,51,53
 24th October 4,9,17,22,24,28,41
 31st October 7,12,21,24,33,28,51,53
 07th November 7,12,21,26,33,41,51,53
 14th November 4,9,17,22,24,25,46
 21st November 26,28,33,41,44,46,51,53
 28th November ALL
 

 
All subject to the usual proviso that the schedule may have to be revised in the light of experince.
 
Please use this schedule to prepare yourself for each rehearsal.


We shall be aiming to sing the Hallelujah Chorus from memory (I suspect some of you can do this already ...)  
We shall also be making a start on the Brahms Song of Destiny for next term, as this is a great piece but unfamiliar.