Gloucester Choral Society are running a full day workshop on four settings of the Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis which will be performed Gloucester Cathedral on Saturday 25 February 2017.
The settings being rehearsed are:
Orlando Gibbons - 1583-1625 Short Service - Andrew Crookall Edition
George Dyson - 1883-1964 Service in D
Herbert Howells - 1892-1983 Gloucester Service
Kerensa Briggs - b1991 (New Commission)
The music for the Briggs commission is not available at the time of writing. See the link to Kerensa’s web page to listen to examples of her work - http://www.kerensabriggs.co.uk/
A bound colour booklet will be provided as a memento to all participants on the day of the workshop which will include the Gibbons and Briggs settings together with separately published versions of the Dyson and Howells settings.
£20.00 to include booklet and published music of Dyson and Howells settings. Lunch of soup, a Roll, and fruit will be available in the Chapter House for a further £5.