Water Music

Past Concert

Event details

  • Wesley Methodist Church, Reading
  • November 15, 2008
  • Saturday, 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM

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Water Music

Wesley Methodist Church, Queen's Rd, Reading, RG1 4BW

Saturday, 7:30 PM to 9:45 PM
November 15, 2008


The first in our ‘Elemental’ series, and featured part-songs, folk-songs, spirituals and pop songs inspired by water.

Programme (PDF)

  • Full fathom five (Wood)
  • Clear and gentle stream (Finzi)
  • The Bluebird (Stanford)
  • Slow, fresh fount (Horsley)
  • As torrents in summer (Elgar)
  • Seafarer (Rapple)
  • Shenandoah (Ebb (arr.))
  • Spirituals for Choirs – Wade in the water (Adams (arr.))
  • Spirituals for Choirs – Deep River (Hart (arr.))
  • Spirituals for Choirs – Didn’t it rain (Chilcott (arr.))
  • Down to the river to pray (Lawson (arr.))
  • Five English folk-songs – The dark-eyed sailor (Vaughan-Williams)
  • Five English folk-songs – Just as the tide was flowing (Vaughan-
  • illiams)
  • Five English folk-songs – The lover’s ghost (Vaughan-Williams)
  • Bobby Shaftoe (Willcocks (arr.))
  • Afton Water (Willcocks (arr.))
  • O waly waly (Rutter (arr.))
  • The keel row (Byrt (arr.))
  • Beyond the sea (Trenet arr. Shaw)
  • Under the sea (Menken arr. Shaw)
  • Bridge over troubled water (Simon arr. Shaw)