Motets, Madrigals and Folk Songs

St John the Baptist Church, Pitchcombe
Sat 28 September at 7.30 p.m.

Pitchcombe Church

A selection of unaccompanied works by Weelkes, Duruflé, Holst, Morley, Gibbons, Le Fleming and Vaughan Williams were performed, interspersed with organ pieces played by Stephen Power

Programme ...

O Lord, grant the King a long life

Thomas Weelkes

When David heard that Absalom was slain

Thomas Weelkes

Organ: Obra de falsa chromaticas del 1° tono

anon 17th century

Two motets:
          Ubi caritas; Tu es Petrus

Maurice Duruflé

Organ: Fantasia sexti toni a 4

John Bull

This have I done for my true love

Gustav Holst


Now is the month of Maying

Thomas Morley

Dainty fine bird

Orlando Gibbons

My bonny lass she smileth

Thomas Morley

Organ: Introduction and Fugue (Concerto in C)

Thomas Arne

A Smuggler’s Song

Christopher Le Fleming, arr. Philip Colls

The oak and the ash

Traditional, arr. Gordon Jacob

Organ: Two pieces from Dreissig Spielstücke

Hugo Distler

I sowed the seeds of love; I love my love 

arr. Gustav Holst

Bushes and briars; Just as the tide was flowing

arr. Ralph Vaughan Williams

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