“ If music be ... ”

A sunny choral medley of settings of Shakespeare from around the world, some familiar and others more unusual.

Three Shakespeare Songs - R V Williams

  1. Full Fathom Five (The Tempest)
  2. The Cloud-Capped Towers (The Tempest)
  3. Over Hill, Over Dale (Midsummer Night’s Dream)

Songs of Springtime - E J Moeran

  1. Under the Greenwood Tree (As You Like It)
  2. The River-God’s Song (by John Fletcher)
  3. Sigh No More, Ladies (Much Ado About Nothing)
  4. Good Wine (by William Browne)

O England (Henry V, Act 2 Prologue) - Oliver Barton

Shakespeare Songs, Book 3 - Matthew Harris

  1. It was a Lover and His Lass (As You Like It)
  2. You Spotted Snakes (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
  3. Sigh No More, Ladies (Much Ado About Nothing)
  4. O Mistress Mine (Twelfth Night)

Interval

Songs of Ariel - Frank Martin

  1. Come unto these Yellow Sands (The Tempest)
  2. Full Fathom Five (The Tempest)
  3. Before You Can Say (The Tempest)
  4. You are Three Men of Sin (The Tempest)

Shakespeare Songs, Book 5 - Matthew Harris

  1. I Shall No More to Sea (The Tempest)
  2. Come, Thou Monarch (Antony and Cleopatra)
  3. O Heart (Troilus and Cressida)
  4. When that I was and a Little Tiny Boy (Twelfth Night)

Songs and Sonnets - George Shearing

  1. Live With Me and Be My Love (Sonnets to Sundry Notes)
  2. When Daffodils Begin to Peer (The Winter’s Tale)
  3. It was a Lover and His Lass (As You Like It)
  4. Spring (Love’s Labours Lost)
  5. Who is Sylvia (Two Gentlemen of Verona)
  6. Fie on Sinful Fantasy (The Merry Wives of Windsor)
  7. Hey Ho, the Wind and the Rain (Twelfth Night)

Saturday 7th July 2012 at 7.45pm

St Francis of Assisi Church, Ravenswood Avenue, West Wickham BR4 0PW (location map)

Further information: Jenny Hill 020 8460 6313

(Details of our previous concert, April 2012)

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