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Choral Repertoire

Finham Choral Society, Coventry has a wide range of choral styles – from the great choral classics to modern light classical and popular compositions and/or arrangements. This list provides an insight to the types of works performed by the choir

Modern Compositions and Arrangements:

  • Windmills of your Mind
  • The Sound of Silence
  • Hey Jude
  • Feelings
  • Music of the Night
  • Memory
  • Love Changes Everything
  • A Beatles Medley
  • Children of Eden
  • Bridge over troubled waters
  • You’ll Never Walk Alone
  • A number of single works by John Rutter

Humorous Songs:

  • Jack Sprat
  • The Goslings
  • The Owl and the pussy Cat
  • The Terrible tale of Tom Gilligan

Opera Choruses:

  • Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves (Nabucco)
  • Habanera (Carmen)
  • Mascagni’s Cavalleria rusticana (Easter Hymn)

Large scale choral works:

  • Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb
  • Bach’s Christmas Oratorio
  • Handel's Messiah
  • Handel’s Chandos Anthems
  • Karl Jenkins’ The Armed Man
  • Parry’s I Was Glad
  • Parry’s Blest Pair of Sirens
  • Vivaldi's Gloria
  • Mozart’s Requiem
  • Haydn’s Nelson Mass
  • Haydn’s Pauken Mass
  • Schubert’s Mass in A flat
  • Schubert’s Mass in G
  • Mendelsson’s Elijah
  • Mendelssohn’s Hymn of Praise
  • Verdi's Requiem
  • Faure's Requiem
  • Rutter Requiem
  • Carl Orff's Carmina Burana
  • Hubert Parry’s Blest Pair of Sirens
  • Stainer’s Crucifixion

Lighter Classical choral works:

  • The Ash Grove
  • Mozart’s Ave Verum Corpus
  • Elgar’s Ave Verum Corpus
  • Faure’s Cantique de Jean Racine
  • Spirituals like ‘Deep River’ ‘Roll de ol’ chariot’ Everytime I feel de Spirit
  • English Romantic Part Songs

Apart from works of this nature, The Choir also has a large repertoire of Christmas Music including compositions and arrangements by the Director of Music.

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