St Mary Schola Listen to Some of Our Music

"Music for a While"

This was our Spring concert for 2012 and was performed only once on Sunday, May 13th at the Church of Saint Mary the Virgin, Falmouth, Maine
   

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Title Composer Featured Artists
1. Music for a While

Henry Purcell
2. If Music be the food of love

Henry Purcell
3. Strike the viol

Henry Purcell
4. Sound the trumpet

Henry Purcell
5. Bess of Bedlam

Henry Purcell
6. The Knotting Song

Henry Purcell
7. Fly swift, ye hours

Henry Purcell
8. Come all ye songsters

Henry Purcell Martin Lescault, soloist;
Eliott Cherry cello; Timothy Burris lute; Bruce Fithian harpsichord
9. Hark! How the songsters of the grove

Henry Purcell Christine Letcher, Molly Harmon, soloists;
Adam Corsatt,
Michael Albert, recorders:
Eliott Cherry cello;
Timothy Burris lute;
Bruce Fithian harpsichord
10. What can we poor females do?

Henry Purcell Sarah Johnson,
Nicholas MacDonald soloists;
Eliott Cherry cello;
Bruce Fithian harpsichord
11. Sweeter than roses
Henry Purcell Erin Chenard, soloist;
Eliott Cherry cello;
Timothy Burris lute;
Bruce Fithian harpsichord
12. The Nut Brown Lass

Henry Purcell 'The Catch Club'
St Mary Schola male vocalists
13. Full bag, a brisk bottle, and a beautiful face

Henry Purcell 'The Catch Club'
St Mary Schola male vocalists
14. A verbal introduction to 'Venus and Adonis'

 
15. Excerpts from 'Venus and Adonis'
     Overture and Prologue


John Blow Cupid: Molly Harmon,
Shepherdess: Sarah Johnson,
Shepherd: Martin Lescault,
Shepherd and Shepherdess:
Nicholas MacDonald & Sarah Johnson,
Cupid and Shepherd: Molly Harmon and Curt Siddall,
Cupid's Entry: Orchestra
16. Excerpts from 'Venus and Adonis'
     Act I


John Blow
17. Excerpts from 'Venus and Adonis'
     Act I
II

John Blow Venus: Andrea Graitchen,
Adonis: John D. Adams