Repertoire

Major works performed by the Colchester Bach Choir in the last decade include:

 

 

Anerio, Felice Christus Factus Est  
     
Bach, Johann Sebastian    
  St John Passion Magnificat
  The Six Motets 20 Church Cantatas

Chorale Prelude: O Mensch, bewein' dein' Sünde gross (BWV 622) Motet: Komm, Jesu, komm (BWV 229)
  Motet: Fürchte dich nicht, ich bin bei dir (BWV 228) Chorale Prelude: Nun komm' der Heiden Heiland (BWV 659)
  Motet: Der Geist hilft unser Schwachheit auf (BWV 226) Chorale Prelude: Jesu, meine Freude (BWV 610)
  Motet: Jesu, meine Freude (BWV 227) Motet: Lobet den Herrn, alle Heiden (BWV 230)
  Fugue in E flat (St Anne) (BWV 552) Motet: Singet dem Herrn ein neues Lied (BWV 225)
  Mass in B Minor Matthäus-Passion
  Jesu, Priceless Treasure Motette: O Jesu Christ, mein's Lebens Licht (BWV 118)
     
Barnes, Bryan Christmas Landscape (First Performance)  
     
Beethoven, Ludwig    
  Christus am Ölberge (Christ on the Mount of Olives) Meeresstille und glückliche Fahrt
  Mass in C  
     
Bennet, John All creatures now are merry-minded  
     
Berlioz, Hector Childhood of Christ  
     
Brahms, Johannes Ach, Arme Welt, du Trugest mich  
     
Bruckner, Anton Locus Iste  
     
Bullard, Alan Cob-o'-coalin'  
     
Charpentier, Marc-Antoine Messe de Minuit  
  Te Deum  
Copland, Aaron Ching-a-Ring Chaw The Boatmen's Dance
     
Duruflé, Maurice Requiem  
     
Dvorak, Antonin Goin' Home  
     
Elgar, Edward Dream of Gerontius  
     
Emerson, Roger Shoshone Love Song  
     
Faure, Gabriel Requiem Pavane
  Cantique de Jean Racine  
     
Franck, Cesar Panis Angelicus  
     
Grainger, Percy Shallow Brown  
     
Greene, Maurice Thou visitest the earth  
     
Gounod, Charles St Cecilia Mass  
     
Handel, Frederik Israel in Egypt Messiah
  Acis and Galatea Alexander’s Feast
  Solomon Coronation Anthems
   Judas Maccabaeus Ode for St. Celcelia's Day
  Foundling Hospital Anthem Dixit Dominus
  Zadok the Priest Saul
     
Hassler, Hans Leo Dixit Maria ad Angelum  
     
Haydn, Joseph    
  Missa Brevis St Joannis de Deo Te Deum Laudamus
  Insanae et vanae curae The Creation
  Nelson Mass  
     
Henry VIII Pastime with Good Company  
     
John IV of Portugal Crux fidelis  
     
Lassus, Orlande de Adoramus te, Christe  
     
Liszt, Franz Missa Choralis  
     
Marenzio, Luca O Rex gloriae  
     
Mendelssohn, Felix Verleih uns Frieden  
     
Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus Requiem Mass in C minor
  Ave Verum Corpus  
     
Monteverdi, Claudio Beatus Vir  
     
Orff, Carl Carmina Burana  
     
Palestrina, Giovanni Pierluigi da Sicut Cervus Desiderat  
     
Pergolesi, Giovanni Battista The Magnificat  
     
Purcell, Henryl The Indian Queen  
     
Rachmaninov, Sergey Vasil'evich Vespers  
     
Schubert, Franz Mass in E flat Psalm 23
     
Spiritual Swing Low, Sweet Chariot  
     
Stanford, Charles Villiers The Blue Bird  
     
Susato, Tylman Cum Decore  
     
Tallis, Thomas Spem in alium  
     
Tchaikovsky, Pyotr Ilyich Hymn to the Virgin  
     
Thompson, Randall Alleluia  
     
Tippett, Michael Negro Spirituals - A Child of Our Time  
     
Verdi, Giuseppe Fortunino Francesco Requiem  
     
Viadana, Lodovico Exsultate Justi in Domino  
     
Vivaldi, Antonio Credo Magnificat
  Gloria  
     
Williams, Bennett Sterndale Sleepytime Bach  
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