March 2022 Newsletter

Fundraising concert

Come and hear the excellent Scholars and Gentlemen choir directed by Mike Donkin performing a selection of English and European madrigals and part songs, in support of Whittington Music Festival.
 
Where? St John the Baptist church, Whittington
When? 7:30 pm Saturday March 26th
 
Tickets £12 on the door (cash or card)
 
Interval drinks available in return for a donation (cash or card)

Concert in the Egg, Hieronymus Bosch, c. 1561

Programme

Sing we and chant it
Thomas Morley
O dolce nocte
Philippe Verdelot
Matona mio cara
Orlandus Lassus
Contrapunto bestiale alla mente
Adriano Banchieri
Weep O mine eyes
John Bennett
Too much I once lamented
Thomas Tomkins

Three Trios
Though Philomela lost her love
Thomas Morley
Four arms, two necks, one wreathing
Thomas Weelkes
Since Robin Hood
Thomas Weelkes

Quand je bois (Tourdion)
Anon (Attaignant 1538)
Toss the pot
Thomas Ravenscroft

INTERVAL

Mon Coeur se recommande a vous
Orlandus Lassus
O metaphysical tobacco
Michael East
Come Sirrah Jack, Ho!
Thomas Weelkes

Two Oriana Madrigals
All creatures now
John Bennett
As Vesta was from Latmos Hill descending
Thomas Weelkes

Sleep fleshly birth
Robert Ramsey
The silver swan
Orlando Gibbons
Come again
John Dowland

Programme

Sing we and chant it ……………………………………. Thomas Morley
O dolce nocte  …………………………..………………..  Philippe Verdelot
Matona mio cara ………………………………………..  Orlandus Lassus
Contrapunto bestiale alla mente …….……….…  Adriano Banchieri
Weep O mine eyes ………………………………………. John Bennett
Too much I once lamented …………………………. Thomas Tomkins
 
Three Trios
Though Philomela lost her love  ………………….. Thomas Morley
Four arms, two necks, one wreathing…….……. Thomas Weelkes
Since Robin Hood……………………….………………… Thomas Weelkes
 
Quand je bois (Tourdion)  ………..………………….. Anon (Attaignant 1538)
Toss the pot ………………………….…………………….. Thomas Ravenscroft
 
INTERVAL
 
Mon Coeur se recommande a vous ……….……..Orlandus Lassus
O metaphysical tobacco ………….……….……………Michael East
Come Sirrah Jack, Ho! …………….……………………  Thomas Weelkes
 
Two Oriana Madrigals
All creatures now  ……………………….……………….. John Bennett
As Vesta was from Latmos Hill descending …. Thomas Weelkes
 
Sleep fleshly birth  …………………….…………………  Robert Ramsey
The silver swan  …………………….…………………….  Orlando Gibbons
Come again  …………………………………………………  John Dowland

There will be an additional collection for humanitarian aid to Ukraine. All donations to the DEC appeal are being matched by the Government.