The music accompanying this page is "Ave Maria" by C Caccini
which we sang at Heathfield on 15th June 2013
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Welcome to the Wealden Consort
Based in the Weald of Kent, we are a friendly, enthusiastic
and accomplished choir of around 25 mixed voices, who
enjoy coming together to make music and to perform
concerts at charity fund raising events throughout Kent,
Sussex and also further afield.
As a choir, the Consort has a wide repertoire, ranging from
Early Church music through to Negro Spirituals, Folksongs
and modern works. Each programme is different and reflects
the wishes of those for whom we perform.
Since the Consortís formation it has raised, through its
choral concerts, many thousands of pounds for a wide range
of charities and churches. It is always glad to consider
invitations from such organisations. Its services are given
voluntarily, although a contribution towards its music library
and other expenses is gratefully received.
We would love to come and sing to you and help you raise
much needed funds for your cause.
In addition to singing at Fund Raising events, the Choir is
available to sing at private functions, weddings, funerals
and so on.
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Our next concerts (Christmas programmes)
are booked for
Saturday, 7th December
Church of St Nicholas, New Romney
Saturday, 14th December
St Laurence Church, Hawkhurst
We recently performed
at St Mary's Church, Ticehurst on 8th June 2013
and at St Richard's Church, Heathfield on 15th June
The programme at St Mary's was as follows much of
which was included in the concert at St Richard's:
O Lorde, the Maker of all thinge - prayer by King Henry VIII set to music by John Joubert Ave verum corpus - William Byrd 1542-1623 If ye love me - Thomas Tallis 1505-1545
Organ piece - Exsultemus - Percy Whitlock Il est bel et bon - Perre Passereau 1509-1547 The three ravens - Thomas Ravenscroft - 1590-1633 Phyllis is my only joy - G Hobbs O my love is like a red red rose - trad. The silver swan - Orlando Gibbons 1583-1625 Now is the month of Mayling - T Morley 1557-1603 Adieu, sweet Amaryllis - J Wilbye 1574-1638 Exsultate justi - Viadana 1564-1645 Jesu dulcis memoria - TL de Victoria 1535-1611 Crucifixus - Lotti 1667-1740 Ave Maria - C Caccini 1558-1611 Drop,drop slow tears - O Gibbons
This concert offered music from the time of Ann Boleyn coinciding with the commemoration of her coronation in June 1533. It was dedicated to Maggie Brooks, former alto singer and accompanist for the Consort, who died in May.