Come and Sing Along

Queen's Cross Church, Aberdeen
Saturday 10 October 2009 at 7.30pm

Soloists: Gillian Jack (Soprano) and Colin Brockie (Baritone)

Musical Director: Gordon Jack

Voices for Hospices 2009


In memory of our past conductor, James Lobban, who spent his last days in the care of Roxburghe House, Aberdeen Bach Choir organised a Come and Sing day for Voices for Hospices in The Sanctuary, Queens Cross Church, Aberdeen on Saturday 10 October 2009. Voices for Hospices is a wave of simultaneous concerts around the globe which takes place on World Hospice and Palliative Care Day every two years.

Friends of Roxburghe House, Aberdeen CLAN Cancer Link Aberdeen and North


Proceeds to Cancer Link Aberdeen and North and Friends of Roxburghe House, each of which received a cheque for £600.

Elijah - Mendelssohn

Introduction: As God the Lord of Israel liveth

Organ: Overture (abridged)

Chorus: Help, Lord!

Soprano and Baritone: What have I to do with thee,
O man of God (Widow and Elijah)

Chorus: Blessed are the men who fear him

Bass: Call first upon your god

Chorus; Baal, we cry to thee (abridged)

Baritone: Call him louder (abridged)

Chorus: Hear our cry, o Baal

Baritone: Call him louder (abridged)

Chorus: Baal hear and answer (abridged)

Baritone: Lord God of Abraham

Baritone and Chorus: Thanks be to God

Soprano: Hear ye Israel

Chorus: Be not afraid

Chorus: Woe to Him!

Baritone: It is enough

Chorus: Behold! God the Lord passed by!

Chorus: And then shall your light break forth


Messiah – Handel

Organ: Sinfonia (abridged)

Chorus: And the glory of the Lord

Bass: The people that walked in darkness

Chorus: For unto us a child is born

Organ: Pastoral Symphony (abridged)

Soprano:There were shepherds

Soprano: And lo the angel of the Lord

Soprano: And the angel said unto them

Soprano: And suddenly there was with the angel

Chorus: Glory to God

Soprano: Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion

Chorus: His yoke is easy

Chorus: Behold the Lamb of God

Chorus: Hallelujah

Soprano: I know that my redeemer liveth

Chorus: Since by man came death

Bass: Behold, I tell you a mystery

Bass: The trumpet shall sound

Chorus: Worthy is the Lamb

Chorus: Amen