Works Performed by Aeolian Singers of Hemel Hempstead

CONTENTS
TABLE 1 Main Works Performed from 1963 (choir start) to end 1979
TABLE 2 Works & Performances 1980 to end 1989
TABLE 3 Works & Performances 1990 to present
(more recent data are more comprehensive)

TABLE 1 Main Works Performed from 1963(choir start) to end 1979

Date Title Composer Comments
1963 Messiah Handel  
1964 Maria Teresa Mass Haydn  
1965 Gloria Vivaldi  
  Requiem Faure  
1966 From Bavarian Highlands Elgar  
  Hymn to St Cecelia Britten  
  Benedicite Vaughan Williams  
  Magnificat Bach  
  Sleepers Awake Bach  
  Messiah Handel  
1967 Valiant for Truth Vaughan Williams  
  Maria Teresa Mass Haydn  
1968 Requiem Verdi With Berkhamsted
  Coronation Anthems Handel  
  Requiem Faure  
  Towards the unknown Region Vaughan Williams  
1969 Beatus Vir Monteverdi  
  Requiem Mozart  
  Praise our God Bach  
1970 Messiah Handel  
  Song of Thanksgiving Vaughan Williams  
  Hymn of Praise Mendelssohn  
  Mass in B Flat (Harmony) Haydn  
  Choral Fantasia Beethoven  
  Mass in C Beethoven  
1971 Requiem Verdi With Berkhamsted
  Requiem Brahms  
  Gloria Vivaldi  
  Gloria Poulenc  
  Nelson Mass Haydn  
1972 Opera Highlights incl.Polovtsian Dances Borodin  
  Christ Lag in Todesbanden Buxtehude  
  Messiah Handel  
1973 Dream of Gerontiuse Elgar  
1973 Beatus Vir Monteverdi 10th Anniversary Concert
  Sea Symphony Vaughan Williams  
1974 St Johns Passion Bach  
  Requiem Brahms  
  Ave Maria Verdi  
  Carmen Highlights Bizet  
1975 Requiem Faure  
  Belshazzar's Feast Walton With Berkhamsted ?
  Requiem Mozart  
1976 St.Matthew Passion Bach Where?
  Requiem Verdi Where?
  Maria Teresa Mass Haydn  
  Rio Grande Constant Lambert  
1977 Mar St.Johns Passion Bach  
1977 May Requiem Verdi Central Hall, Joseph Pilberry
1977 I was Glad & Blest Pair of Sirens Parry  
  Sea Symphony Vaughan Williams  
  Messiah Handel  
1977 Dec Amahl and the Night Visitor Menotti Cond. Tom Loten
1978 Missa Solemnis Beethoven Last with Roy Abrams
1978 Dec St.Nicholas Britten First with Ian Butler
  Requiem Faure  
1979 Mar Creation Haydn  
1979 Nov Magnificat in D Bach  
  Coronation Anthems Handel  
 

TABLE 2 Works Aeolian Performances 1980 to end 1989

Date Title Composer Comments
1980 Jan Requiem Verdi In Luton then in Hemel
1980 Mar? Blest Pair of Sirens Parry  
  Te Deum Dvorak  
1980 Jun Gerontius Elgar Both at Luton & Hemel
1980 Nov Ein deutsches Requiem Brahms  
1980 Dec Messiah --& again Dec 1981 Handel At St Georges Hanover Sq.
1981 Apr Messiah Handel  
1981 Jun Music for You incl. North & Evening Star Ian Butler  
1981 Oct Sym. No. 3 Mahler Guildhall of Music
1981 Nov Sea Drift Delius  
  Belshazzar's Feast Walton  
1982 Apr Mass in B Minor Bach  
1982 Jul Sym. No. 2 Mahler At RFHall
1982 Dec Gloria Vivaldi  
  Requiem Mozart  
1983 Feb Die Meistersingers Act 3 Wagner At Q.E.Hall
1983 Apr Spring Symphony Britten  
  Of Rivers, Lakes & Waters Ian Butler & 1985
1983 May Jesus Christ Super Star Lloyd Weber Festival.at St.Albans
1983 Jun Sym. No.2 Mahler At RF Hall with Camden,
  Blest Pair of Sirens Parry Amersham &Chesham Bois
  Zadoc the Priest Handel &South.Bucks
1983 Nov Maria Teresa Mass Haydn  
1984 Apr Intimations of Immortality Finzi  
  From the Bavarian Highlands Elgar  
1984 May Music Makers Elgar At Barbican
1984 Jun Opera Choruses   RFH with Tring, Cond.Ian.B
1984 Nov Ode to St.Cecilia Handel Handel
  Serenade to Music Vaughan Williams  
  Music Makers Elgar  
1984 Dec Messiah Handel 21st Anniv.Concert
1984 Dec Excerpts from Vivaldi Gloria & Messiah   St.Johns Smith Square
1985 Mar Requiem Faure Also Rivers,Lakes,etc.
  Gloria Poulenc  
1985 Jun Opera Choruses (+Ballet)   At Barbican
1985 Nov Te Deum Bizet  
  Chichester Psalms Bernstein  
  Cantique Faure  
1985 Dec What Cheer -- maybe first ERMA concert?   At RFH
1985 Dec Sim. to Dec 84 +Zadoc the Priest+Carols   St.Johns Smith Square
1986 Mar Te Deum, Hymns to Virgin &St Cecelia Britten Britten's 10th Anniv. Concert
  Jubilate Deo, Rejoice in Lamb Britten ..also Canticles 2 & 4
  Choral Dances from Gloriana Britten  
1986 Jun Te Deum Berlioz At RFH + others. Cond Ian.B
1986 Nov Sea Symphony Vaughan Williams  
1987 Mar Missa Brevis K220 Mozart  
  Dettingham Te Deum Handel  
  Paukemasse Haydn  
1987 May Polovtsian Dances Borodin At Barbican
  Dances from Bavarian Highlands Elgar  
Date??? Messiah Handel Alexandra Palace
1987 Nov Chichester Psalms Bernstein At Watford Town Hall
  Canterbury Psalms Patterson  
  Solemn Vespers K339 Mozart  
1988 Mar Ein deutsches Requiem Brahms  
1988 May Te Deum Dvorak Barbican
1988 Nov Excerpts from Mikado & Gondoliers Gilbert & Sullivan "Night at the Savoy"
1989 Mar Toward the Unknown Region Vaughan Williams Silver Jubilee Concert
  Elgar Music Makers Elgar Again at Barbican in Apr 89
1989 Nov Nelson Mass Haydn  
  Stabat Mater Vivaldi  

Also many members as part of Dacorum Choir, --Dec 1989 Mozart Requiem ---Cond. Jane Glover

  TABLE 3 Works & Performances 1990 to present

Date Title Composer Comments
Feb 1990 Tales & tunes from Opera incl La Boheme   Barbican/Ernest Read Concert
Apr 1990 St Johns Passion Bach  
Apr 1990 Requiem Verdi With Berk'sted  CS.(their 60th)
Jun 1990 Serenade to Music Vaughan Williams At Barbican
  Hymn of Praise Mendelssohn  
Nov 1990 Israel in Egypt Handel  
Mar 1991 Mass in C minor K427 Mozart  
May 1991 Carmina Burana Orff At Barbican with Harrow
May 1991 I was Glad Parry French Tour Normandy
  Greater Love hath no man Ireland  
  Hymn to the Virgin Britten  
  Turtle Dove V.Williams  
  5 Folk songs –Dark eyed, etc V.Williams  
  Let all the world V.Williams  
  4 motets Durufle  
  Cantique Faure  
  Gloriana Choral Dances Britten  
  Justorum animea Stamford  
  Coelos ascendit Stamford  
  Beata quorum via Stamford  
  Blest pair Of Sirens Parry  
Nov 1991 Mass in E minor Bruckner  
  Requiem Lloyd Weber  
Feb 1992 Requiem Verdi At Luton with Luton CS
Feb 1992 Tales & tunes from Opera incl Prince Igor   Barbican/Ernest Read Concert
Mar 1992 Mass in B minor Bach  
Apr 1992 Requiem Verdi At Barbican
Nov 1992 Gloria Rutter  
  Missa Brevis in C Mozart  
  5 Negro Spirituals Tippett  
  Hymn to St.Cecelia Britten  
  Beatus Vir Monteverdi  
Apr 1993 Dream of Gerontius Elgar St.Albans Cath.
May 1993 As Nov 1992,  no Rutter, but added   Paris Tour
  Gloria in excelsis Martin Shaw  
  Cantique Faure  
Jun 1993 Tour Prog. At Redbourne    
Nov 1993 Sea Symphony V.Williams Cond.J Morrell
Jan 1994 3 dances from Bavarian Highlands Elgar Barbican- J.Morrell
  The Music Makers Elgar  
  Finlandia Sibelius  
Mar 1994 Messiah Handel J.Morell
Jun 1994 Included –Rejoice in the Lamb Britten St.Mary’s
  Gloria Vivaldi First with Stephen Jones
Nov 1994 War Requiem Britten RAH, Herts Choirs
Dec 1994 Messiah Handel Central Hall/Kent choirs cond. Brian Wright.
Mar 1995 Cantata No21 Ich hatte viel Bekummernis Bach  
  Mass in G

and Purcell Programme (see below)
Schubert  
May 1995 O God thou art my God:   Remember not, Lord our offence:  Hear my prayer O Lord:  O sing unto the Lord a new song: Jehova, quam multi sunt hostes Purcell Belgian Tour also incl.

Schubert Mass in G.
Jun 1995 Repeat of some of tour music   Berkhamsted Girls School
Nov 1995 Requiem Faure  
  Benedicite Andrew Carter  
  Cantique de Jean Racine Faure  
Dec 1995 Messiah Handel Central Hall/Herts choirs cond.     S .Jones.
May 1996 Vespers of 1612 Monteverdi St.Albans Abbey
Jun 1996 West Side Story BernsteinSondheim  
  Porgy & Bess selection (Summertime, ...)  Gershwin  
  Aida(Glory);Nabucco(Slaves Chorus) Verdi  
  Humming chorus /  Easter Hymn Puccini / Mascagni  
  Best of Beatles Arr. Ian Humphris  
  59th St; Scarbr.fair; Bridge over troubled Simon&Garfunkel  
  Concert Selection Lloyd Webber  
Dec 1996 Nelson Mass Haydn  
  Dixit Dominus Vivaldi  
Mar 1997 Mass in D Dvorak  
  Give unto the Lord Elgar  
  Locus iste/Christus factus est Bruckner  
Jun 1997 Liebes Lieder Waltzes Brahms Dacorum College
  Three Nonsense Songs Matyas Seiber  
  Early one morning,Lark--air,Cockles&Mus Arr.Ian Humphris  
  Cats selection Lloyd-Webber  
  Lost Lady Found; I’m 17 come Sunday Grainger  
Nov 1997 Ein deutsches Requiem Brahms  
  Toward the unknown region V.Williams  
Mar 1998 Petite Messe solennelle Rossini  
  Ave maria Rossini  
  La Notte del santo natale Rossini  
  Cantique Faure  
Jun 1998 Serenade to Music Vaughan Williams Adeyfield School with Kevin
  Sprig of Thyme(Cuckoo,KeelRow,Willow) John Rutter O’Donnell etc
  West Side Story Bernstein/Sondh.  
  Concert Selection Lloyd Webber  
  Over .. Rainbow, Deep Purple, In the mood Arr Abbs,Garland  
Nov 1998 Gloria Rutter  
  In ecclessiis/Beati Immaculati Gabrieli  
  Jauchzet dem Herren/Freue dich Schultz 100th Psalm/
  I was Glad Parry  
  Jubilate Deo/Te Deus Laudamus Stamford /100th Psalm
  O Jesu Christ mein’s Lebens .. Bach  
Dec 1998 Laud to the Nativity Respighi  
  Cantata for Christmas John Gardner Movements 3,5 & 7
  La Notte del Santo Natale Rossini  
  Ave Maria Rossini + carols
Mar 1999 Te Deum Andrew Carter BYCF day
  Gloria Vivaldi  
May 1999 Pange Lingua Kodaly Lille,France
(&Jun) The Beatitudes Arvo Part (in Redbourne)
  5 Negro Spirituals Michael Tippett  
  Mass in D Dvorak  
Oct 1999 Symphony No 8 Mahler RAH,Herts Choirs
Dec 1999 Carol concert with Skellern Carols-from 6 Simple: Holy Child-Sumsion, Lamb-Tavener, Ring out Wild Bells-Fletcher.   St.John's with Longdean
Dec 1999 Messiah   RAH,With Goldsmiths
Mar 2000 Requiem John Rutter  
  Te Deum Haydn  
May 2000 Hear my words ye people Parry Thaxted Parish Church
  Requiem Faure + Haydn Te Deum
July 2000 Porgy & Bess Gershwin At JFK and also(some) also
  In the Mood; Got Rhythm; Beautiful from "In the Mood" at St.John's with Amista
  Beatles suite Arr. Humphris  
Nov 2000 St Nicholas Britten St.John's with Longdean
Dec 2000 Carol Concert (incl.Angels&Kemsing Skellern &Gaelic Blessing Rutter)   St.John's with Longdean
Mar 2001 Messa di Gloria Puccini Pavilion with Longdean
  Beatus Vir Monteverdi  
  Ave Verum Mozart  
  2 GCSE works by Longdean pupils.    
  (also Piano Conc.No2 Rachmaninov)    
May/Jun

2001
I'm Seventeen come Sunday
The Lost Lady Found
Grainger PROVENCE - Concerts in Sorgue & Caumont
  Sprig of Thyme(Cuckoo,KeelRow) John Rutter O’Donnell etc
  In the Mood (I Got Rhythm,Lets' do it) Gershwin, Porter  
  Porgy & Bess Gershwin  
  Beatus Vir Monteverdi Eur Sacr.Music(ESM)
  Te Deum and Benedictus Elgar  
  Locus Iste, Christus Factus Est Bruckner ESM
  Cantique, + extracts from Requiem Faure ESM +
  Panis Angelicus Frank ESM
  Magnificat Attrib. Buxtehude ESM
  Linden Lea Vaughan Williams  
  Jacobs Ladder & Les Sabots d'Helene    
July 2001 Some of above items performed "On the Moor"    
Oct 2001 Mass in B Flat (Harmony) Haydn St.Albans Abbey
  Alike Dissolving Arlene Sierra  
  Sym. No. 8 Schubert Orch.only
Dec 2001 Ring out Wild Bells Percy Fletcher  
  Wassail John Owen Edwards  
  Love divine, Waiting for ..word, Kemsing Peter Skellern With Salvation Brass
  + carols & Ace of Herts items   & Ace of Herts
Mar 2002 Messiah Handel Pavilion with Longdean and Guests from Community
May 2002 Gloria Vivaldi Marlowes Bandstand
Jun 2002 Te Deum and Benidictus Elgar Holy Trin.-Stratford-u-Avon
  Gloria Vivaldi  
Nov 2002 Requiem Verdi St.Johns, Boxmoor
Dec 2002 What Cheer, All this Time William Walton St Johns, Boxmoor
  Our Lady's Dream, Dixit Maria Reger, Hassler With Ace of Herts
  Bogoroditsye Dyevo Rachmaniniv  
  Waiting for the word, Were you there? Peter Skellern + other carols
Mar 2003 Requiem Durufle St.Johns, Boxmoor
  Te Deum Bizet  
July 2003 Bavarian Highlands Elgar "On the Moor" & with Amista
  Eine Deutches Requiem Brahms An excerpt "On the Moor"
Oct 2003 Carmina Burana   (excerpts) Carl Orff Rudolf Steiner Sch. Kings Lang.
  Eine Deutches Requiem   (excerpts) Brahms + works for 2 pianos (R&R Fryer)
  Petite Messe Solennelle Rossini  
Dec 2003 Cantata - The Nativity Peter Skellern St Johns , Boxmoor
  Ring out Wild Bells Percy Fletcher with Ace of Hearts
Mar 2004 StJohn Passion (New English version) Bach at H.Wycombe with City Ch Ch

Jul 2004

Songs & Cries of London Town

Bob Chilcott

St.Johns, Boxmoor

 

West Side Story

Bernstein

-with Ace of Herts

 

Love Divine

William Lloyd Webber

- & piano works (R&R Fryer)

 

Aida(Gloria all'Egitto),Nabucco(Slaves Ch)

Verdi

 
 

Enchanted Islanders / Precession

Handel / Wagner

 
 

O Salutaris Hostia

Rossini

 
Oct 2004 Misa Criolla Ariel Ramirez Rudolf Steiner Sch. Kings Langley
  La Guitarra, Momento, Baile Mario Castel-Tedesco  
  March of the Toreadors Bizet  
  Ave Virgo Sanctissima Guerrero  
  Jesu, dulcis memoria // O quam gloriosum Victoria  
Dec 2004 Nativity carol // King jesus hath a garden Rutter St Johns Boxmoor
  Here we come a wassailing // Adam lay ye    with Chameleon Brass
  Waiting for the word // Angels sang // Were you there Peter Skellern  & Ace of Herts 
Mar 2005 Divine Compassion & Love Divine William Lloyd Webber St Johns Boxmoor
Jun 2005 Recording incl. The Nativity Peter Skellern RMSG Rickmansworth
Jul 2005 Negro Spirituals Tippett "On the Moor", Boxmoor
  O quam gloriosum Victoria  
Nov 2005 Requiem Mass Mozart +Symp.No.40 in G minor
  Ave Verum & Laudate Dominum Mozart  
Dec 2005 incl. The Holly & Ivy (J.Gardner), When Mary
had her Baby (Skellern), Panis Angelicus
  + South Hill Junior Choir in the 
afternoon concert
Apr 2006 Mass in F minor Bruckner +Mozart Piano Conc. No 21
  Te Deum (Marie Therese) Haydn at St Saviours, St Albans
Jun 2006 Birthday Madrigals(x3)(Come./.love/.daisies) Rutter also included some Oct/Nov 06
  Der Tanz//  Die Harmonie in der Ehe Schubert//Haydn  
Oct 2006 Requiem Fur Mignon & also some items
from Jun06 & Nov06
Schumann 2 Concs.+ Service in Mannheim 
Nov 2006  Rejoice in the Lamb Britten  
  Birthday Madrigals (3 of 5) Rutter  
  Alleluia Randall Thompson  
  Heraclitus // Tanzen  und Springen Stamford// Hassler  
  Never beaten sail// The long day closes Campion//Sullivan  
Dec 2006 Carols incl. Nativity Carol Matthias + South Hill Choir (afternoon)
  Christe Redemptor Omnium Montiverdi  
  Come to Bethlehem Warlock + Ace of Herts (evening)
  Joy to the World arr.Simmons  
Mar 2006 Te Deum John Rutter Choir & Chameleon Brass
  Blest Pair of Sirens / I was Glad / Dear Lord and Father of Mankind Parry  
  Give unto the Lord (*) Elgar  
  O Jesu Christ --my light and life J S Bach  
  Geistliches Lied- Let no sad thought ..(*) Brahms  
  Verleih uns Frieden - Lord in thy mercy (*)  Mendelssohn  
May 2007 Incl. (*) items from Mar06 & Jun06 and also
Panis Angelicus & Cantique 
Franck & Faure In Provence with Amista
Jun 2007 Les Miserables (*) C.Michel Schonberg  
  Porgy and Bess (*) George Gershwin  
  Triumphal Scene/ Hebrew Slaves/ Brindisi Verdi  
  Easter Hymn/ Dido's Lament chorus Mascagni / Purcell  
Jul 2007 Selection from above   On the Moor, Boxmoor
Nov 2007 Toward the Unknown Region R.Vaughan Williams at St Saviours, St Albans
  The Music Makers Elgar +Grieg Piano Concerto
Dec 2007 Christmas Tide// Ring out Bob Chilcott// Fletcher + South Hill Choir (afternoon)
  Sans Day Carol/ Past 3 o'clock// 12 days..  John Rutter + Ace of Herts (evening)
  A boy was born// The blessed son of God Britten// V.Williams + other trad.carols
Apr 2008 Five Mystical Songs R. Vaughan Williams  with Mannheim Choir
  Serenade to Music / Toward the unknown.. Vaughan Williams  
Jun 2008 Joseph.....amazing technicolor dreamcoat Andrew Lloyd Webber  
  Three Elizabethan part songs Vaughan Williams  
  Serenade to Music Vaughan Williams  
  As Torrents in Summer Elgar  
  Music, when soft voices die Parry  
  Gloria-from Messa di Gloria Puccini  
  Aint Misbehavin/ Begin the Beguine Waller / Porter from "In the mood"
Nov 2008 Petite Messe Solennelle Rossini St Johns with 2 pianos
Dec 2008 Carols incl.- I sing of a Maiden Lennox Berkeley with Boxmoor Sch. 3pm
  The Blessed Son of God Vaughan Williams Thomas Coram 7pm
  No small wonder// Sussex carol Edwards// arr.Wilcox  
Apr 2009 Nelson Mass Haydn  
  Te Deum and Jubilate Purcell + items by groups
Jul 2009 Zadok / Cantique / Dido's Lament Handel / Faure/ Purcell  
  Bridge over troubled../ 59th St.Bridge Paul Simon  
  Here,there & everywhere / Penny Lane Lennon & McCartney  
  Autumn Leaves / Ain't Misbehavin  Kosma / Waller  
  The Rhythm of Life Cy Coleman  
  Feel the Spirit John Rutter  
Jul 2009 Selection from above   On the Moor, Boxmoor
Dec 2009 The dream of a Virgin Martinu  
  Waiting for the word Skellern  
  Sir Christemas Mathias  
  There is no rose// The Lamb Joubert// Taverner  
Mar 2010 German Requiem Brahms 2 pianos
Jul 2010 The Rio Grande Lambert  
  West Side Story - selection Bernstein  
  Porgy and Bess Gershwin  
  The promise of living// Stomp your foot Copland  
  Lets do it// Autumn leaves// Ain't nisbehavin Porter//Kosma//Waller  
Dec 2010  -- Weather caused cancellation --    
Mar 2011 Mass in C Minor Mozart St Albans Abbey with
  Te Deum (Marie Teresa) Haydn Hardynge Choir
Apr 2011 Gloria Vivaldi  
  Requiem Faure  
Jul 2011 Geographical Fugue Toch + other groups
  What the world needs now// The look of love Bacharach  
  Festival Matins Swann  
  Captain Noah and his floating zoo Flanders & Horovitz  
Nov 2011 Mass in D Dvorak  
  Otcenac Janacek  
  Choral Dances from Gloriana Britten  
Dec 2011 traditional carols incl.  The Lamb/ The King Tavener/ Cornelius + George St.School Choir
  In dulci jubilo / The shepherds' farewell Bach/ Berlioz  
  Fantasia on Christmas carols Vaughan Williams  
Mar 2012 Pange Lingua Kodály  
  Requiem Duruflé  
May 2012 Short pieces including- O quam gloriosa 
Ain't misbehavin 
Victoria/ Waller Concert with choir from Pellouailles-Les-Vignes
Nov 2012 I was Glad / Soul of the world Purcell Diamond Jubilee Concert
  I was Glad / Jerusalem / England Parry  
  This is the day John Rutter  
  Zadok the priest / Let thy hand be strengthened Handel  
  Sing David Willcocks  
Dec 2012 O magnum mysterium Victoria + Leverstock Green School
  Star Carol & Ring out wild bells + other carols Rutter / Fletcher    Choir
Apr 2013 Missa Choralis Liszt  
  Sprig of Thyme Rutter  
  Three English folk songs Vaughan Williams  
Jul 2013 from  Il Trovatore, La Traviata, Nabucco, Aida Verdi Choruses
  Easter Hymn / Habenera Mascagni / Bizet  
  Porgy and Bess Gershwin  
  Les Misérables Claude-Michel Schonberg  

Also many members took part in "Voice for Hospices" --- Oct 1991 Haydn. Creation