Lo Sposalizio April 2018

Choral Works

This is the programme for the choral works to be rehearsed ahead of the performance on Sunday 29 April 2018. The remaining organ and instrumental works will be chosen by the performers (David Gerrard, organ and His Majestys Sagbutts & Cornetts). The distribution of parts is shown separately.

Piece

Composer

Notes

Tolling Cathedral Bell

N/A

St Machar’s – doors open

Fanfare

Rotta

Instrumental – ten part. Performed from rear balcony. Cornets, trumpets and sackbuts.

Plaudite Omnes Terra a12

Gabrieli G.

Twelve part polychoral motet – three choirs with brass doubling some parts.

Organ Interlude

 

David Gerrard to choose this item.

Lieto Godea Sedenda a8

Gabrieli G.

Eight Part Madrigal from 1587. Sung a cappella.

Instrumental Canzona

Gabrieli G.

HMSC to choose.

A La Battaglia a8

Gabrieli A.

Choir in eight parts, with Instruments.

Vieni, Vieni Himeneo a8

Gabrieli A.

Two choirs of voices and instruments.

Instrumental Canzona

(Gussago)

Possibly La Leona (The Venetian lion). HMSC to choose.

Udite, chiari et generosi figli a16

Gabrieli

Choir and instruments. Fourteen parts in total with a lone cornet on the top part and basso continuo.

Kyrie a5

Gabrieli A.

Choir and instruments – Sops only with instruments.

Christe a8

Gabrieli A.

Choir and instruments – eight part choir with instruments doubling.

Kyrie a12

Gabrieli A.

Choir and instruments – twelve part choir with instruments doubling.

Gloria a16

Gabrieli A.

Choir and instruments – sixteen part choir with instruments doubling.

Instrumental Piece

 

HMSC to choose.

Christe Adoramus Te a5

Monteverdi

Choir and instruments – five part choir with instruments playing obbligato parts.

Cantate Domino a6

Monteverdi

Six part a cappella.

Beatus Vir a6

Monteverdi

Brass to double as marked in the score. Cornets to replace violin parts.

Organ Interlude

 

David Gerrard to choose this item.

Sursum Corda

Plainsong

 

Sanctus a12

Gabrieli G.

Choir and instruments – twelve part choir with instruments doubling.

Instrumental Piece

 

HMSC to choose.

Jubilate Deo a15

Gabrieli G.

Choir and instruments – fifteen part choir with instruments doubling. (three choirs x five parts).