The Queen's Six
 

Thursday 9th November 2017, 7.30pm

The Queen’s Six are a male a cappella ensemble based in and drawn from the ranks of the Choir of St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle. The group have continued the tradition of the court musicians of the reign of Elizabeth I performing both sacred and secular music. Their programme 'Sous la pluie anglaise' includes a mixture of French and English sacred, folk and part songs, ending with a little bit of Bacharach and The Beach Boys!   

Programme:

Perotin: Haec dies
Loyset Compère: O bone Jesu
Claude Goudimel: Videntes stellam
John Marbeck: A virgin and mother
John Marbeck: O salutaris hostia
William Byrd: O Lord, make thy servant Elizabeth our Queen
Francis Poulenc: Salut, Dame Sainte
Francis Poulenc: Seigneur, je vous en prie
Richard Rodney Bennett: A flower at sun-rising
                                            A statue of snow

Interval

Trad. English, arr. Timothy Byram-Wigfield: Dance to your daddy
Trad. English, arr. Andrew Plant: The water of Tyne
Trad. English, arr. Ruairi Bowen: What shall we do with the drunken sailor?
Trad. Irish, arr. Paul Drayton: My Lagan love
John Whitworth: The Mermaid
Wayne Shanklin, arr. Paul Hart: Chanson d’amour
Charles Trenet, arr. Simon Whiteley: La Mer
Bacharach /Perren/Fekaris, arr. Simon Whiteley: Say a little prayer/I will survive
The Beach Boys, arr. Stephen Carleston: God only knows

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