A Celebration of Baroque – In aid of the Organ Appeal

Symphony No 1 in Bb William Boyce (1711 – 1799) Allegro – Moderato e dolce – Allegro

Abdelazer Suite Henry Purcell (1659 – 1695)

Rondo – Menuet – Air

Canzona a 4 in C Francesco Cavalli

Sonata da Chiesa Op. 1 No. 2 in E minor Arcangelo Corelli (1653 – 1710)

Grave – Allegro Moderato – Adagio – Allegro

Concerto Grosso Op. 3 No. 5 in D minor George Frideric Handel (1685 -1759)

 

Director: Michael Williamson

Violin 1: Michael Williamson, Tim Bugg, Monika Walton, Maura Barnett

Violin 2: John Walton, Jean Howard, Dorothy Wardropper

Viola: Peter Rose, Caroline Powell-Brett

Cello: Jacqui Robertson-Wade, Ruth Elkan

Harpsichord: Rosemary Robinson

Bedworth Singers with Warwickshire Baroque

Zadok the Priest – Handel
Overture No.3 in D Major Overture – Bach
Air – Gavotte – Bourrée – Gigue
Excerpts from “Messiah” – Handel
Comfort Ye
Ev’ry Valley
And the Glory
Hallelujah
Soloist: Clive Letchford

~ INTERVAL ~

Sonata No.1in D Major ArmonicoTributo – Muffat
Grave – Allegro – Allemande – Grave – Gavotta – Grave – Menuet
Lead Me Lord – Wesley
God So Loved the World – Stainer
My Heart is Inditing – Handel
Soloists: Rachel Saunders, Vicky Woodward, Jenny Marshall,
Jeff Carvell, Brian Liggins
Rule Britannia – Arne
Soloist: Clive Letchford

St. Mary’s College, Oscott

Sonata a Cinque in G Minor Albinoni
Adagio – Allegro – Grave – Allegro

Concerto For 4 Violins in E Minor – Albinoni
Andante – Allegro Assai – Adagio – Allegro
Soloists: Michael Williamson – Tim Bugg – Clive Letchford – Eddie Jones

Aria: Alto Giove (from Acis e Galatea) – Porpora
Baritone: Clive Letchford

Concerto For Oboe in B Flat – Albinoni
Allegro – Adagio – Allegro
Oboe: Sue Cannan

Concerto in D from Armonico Tributo – Muffat
Grave – Allegro e Presto – Allemanda – Grave – Gavotta – Grave – Menuet.
Soloists: Michael Williamson – Clive Letchford

INTERVAL

Concerto in G Minor – Vivaldi
Allegro Molto – Andante Molto -Allegro Molto

Trio Sonata in D Minor – Loeillet
Largo – Allegro – Adagio – Allegro
Soloists: Sue Cannan – Eddie Jones – Ruth Elkan – Sheila Koch

Aria: Oh Ruddier Than The Cherry (from Acis and Galatea) – Handel
Baritone: Clive Letchford

Concerto Op. 6 No. 4 in D – Corelli
Adagio – Allegro – Adagio – Vivace – Allegro
Soloists: Clive Letchford – Eddie Jones

Oakthorpe Methodist Church

Dances from Phaeton – Lully
Suite for Recorder – Telemann
Teneri fanciuletto from La Gloria e Imeneo – Vivaldi
Sonata no 5 in e – Muffat
Dance par les Sauvages from Les Indes Galantes – Rameau
Suite for Viola – Telemann
Concerto for Oboe d’Amour – Graun
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel

with soloists Susan Cannan (oboe and recorder), Peter Rose (viola) and Clive Letchford (voice)

music for an 18th Century Christmas with carols for the audience

It was a real privilege to be at the concert on Saturday night. A great mix of wonderful playing and great singing. It was a very special evening. Thank you. Carolyn
It was great. Please pass on my thanks to all. While everyone contributed I’d single out the male vocalist for extra special praise. Paul

Handel
Overture to Messiah

Recitative – Comfort Ye,
Aria – Ev’ry Valley

solo – Clive Letchford

Locatelli
Pastorale

solo – Tim Bugg & Michael Williamson

Carol
While Shepherds Watched 

Manfredini
Christmas Concerto

Largo-Largo-Allegro
solo – Michael Williamson & Tim Bugg

Carol
The Holly And The Ivy

Pez
Concerto Pastorale 

Pastorale – Aria Presto- Aria Grave – Aria Pastorale-Adagio –
Minuet & Trio
solo – Michael Williamson & Clive Letchford

Carol
Arise And Hail This Joyful Day

INTERVAL

Carol: O Little Town Of Bethlehem  

Charpentier
Noels Pour Les Instruments

O Createur – Laissez Paistre Vos Bestes – Vous Qui Desirez Sans Fin

Carol: The Boar’s Head

Bach
Ich Will Dir Zu Ehren Leben
from Christmas Oratorio
solo – Clive Letchford

 
Corelli
Concerto Fato Per La Notte Di Natale 

Vivace-Grave-Allegro-Adagio-Allegro-Adagio-Vivace-Pastorale
solo – Eddie Jones & Clive Letchford

Carols
The Sussex Carol

The Coventry Carol
The First Nowell

The Full English

Concerto Grosso No. 6 in D                  John Alcock                   Lichfield
Tempo ordinario – Allegro Assai –
Grazioso – Allegro 

Where’er you walk from Semele
Tune your harps from Esther                    George Frideric Handel   London
voice: Clive Letchford

Courtship a la mode                              William Croft                 Ettington
Overture – Aire 1 – Aire 2 – Round O – 
Hornpipe – Round O Scotch

Concerto Grosso No. 3 in E                   Capel Bond                   Coventry
Adagio – Allegro

Interval

Overture to Circe                                  William Hayes                Oxford

Oboe concerto No. 2 in Bb                   George Frideric Handel   London
Adagio – Allegro – Largo – Vivace
oboe: Sue Cannan

Grant me gentle love                             Barnabas Gunn              Birmingham
Forte e lieto from Tamerlano                      George Frideric Handel   London
voice: Clive Letchford

Concerto grosso No. 1 in D                   Rev. Richard Mudge       Bedworth
Vivace – Allegro – Larghetto Andante