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The WESLEY SINGERS - Our Music

Listen to some of our concert items:

Non Nobis Domine'Non Nobis Domine' - Roger Quilter, Garforth Methodist Church, 1st April 2017

Non Nobis Domine'Benedictus' - Brian Lewis, Garforth Methodist Church, 1st April 2017

Non Nobis Domine 'Be Still'- Mary Macdonald

Non Nobis Domine 'Angel Tidings' (Nov 2014)

Non Nobis Domine 'Brother James's Air'


OUR REPERTOIRE

We are a versatile choir and will undertake any reasonable singing assignment.

Leading Worship

We are not only able to lead choral worship but can devise services for specific occasions.

We currently have the following themed services arranged:

Concert Work

Our concert work includes sacred music as well as secular songs and selections from the musicals. They include old favourites as well as pieces from modern composers such as Malcolm Archer, Andrew Carter, Howard Goodall, Karl Jenkins (The Armed Man), John Rutter and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

Our repertoire also includes excerpts from

Choral performance in concerts is complemented with a series of interludes which include humorous readings, monologues and solos.

Keighley

Pieces We Know

A Chorale Prelude : Passion Chorale - arr. ME Hopkinson

A Clare Benediction - John Rutter

A Gaelic Blessing - John Rutter

A New Commandment - - Paul Leddington Wright

A Prayer of St Patrick - John Rutter

All in the April Evening - Hugh S Roberton

All Things Bright and Beautiful - John Rutter

Alleluia! Give the Glory - Ken Canedo

And We Sing Gloria - Jay Althouse

Ave Maria Simon Lindley

Ave Verum (Jesu Word of God Incarnate) - W A Mozart

Ave Verum - Charles Gounod

Be still for the presence of the Lord - David Evans

Be Still - Mary McDonald

Benedictus - Brian Lewis

Bless This House - May H Brahe

Bouree II from English Suite No 2 - Johann Sebastian Bach

Brother James's Air - arr. Gordon Jacob

Cantate Domino - Hans Nyberg

Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo - Flanders & Horovitz

Christ is Our Corner-stone - Noel Rawsthorne

Christ Whose Glory fills the skies & Are we Yet Alive? Paul Leddington Wright

Come Holy Ghost - - Thomas Attwood

Come to the Fair - Easthope Martin

Come, My Way, My Truth, My Life - Malcolm Archer

De Battle ob Jericho - arr. C S Lang

Deep River - arr. Alan Simmons

Down by the Riverside - John Rutter

Down by the Sally Gardens - arr. John Vine

Et in Terra Pax - Mary Lynn Lightfoot

Expectans Expectavi - Charles Wood

For the Beauty of the Earth - John Rutter

Gloria in Excelsis - W A Mozart

Glory to God in the Highest - Jay Althouse

Go Forth into the World in Peace - John Rutter

God be in My Head - David McCarthy

God be in My Head - Walford Davies

God be in My Head - John Rutter

God has Chosen Me - Bernadette Farrell

God so Loved the World - Bob Chilcott

God so Loved the World - John Stainer

Greater Love - John Ireland

How Lovely are the Messengers - Felix Mendelssohn

How Lovely are Thy Dwellings - Johannes Brahms

I am a Small Part of the World - Albrecht and Althouse

I was Glad - C Hubert H Parry

I will Sing with the Spirit - John Rutter

I will Worship the Lord - John Rutter

If Ye Love Me Keep my Commandments - Thomas Tallis

If Ye Love Me - Philip Wilby

Jerusalem - C Hubert H Parry

Jesu, Joy of Man's Desiring - Johann Sebastian Bach

Jubilate Jazz - Clive A Sansom

Judge Eternal - Malcolm Archer

King of Glory - Anthem Book

Lead me, Lord - Samuel Sebastian Wesley

Let the Earth Resound - Sally K Albrecht

Let us go in Peace - John Rutter

Let your Light Shine - Mary McDonald

Like an Eagle - Carl Strommen

Linden Lea - Ralph Vaughan Williams

Little David play on yo' harp - arr. Malcolm Sargent

Locus Iste - Anton Bruckner

Look at the World - John Rutter

Lord Make Me A Mountain - P Field arr. M Hopkinson

Lord, make us instruments of thy peace - Martin Shaw

Love Changes Everything - Andrew Lloyd Webber

Love Divine - Howard Goodall

Magnificat and Nunc Dimittis - Charles Villiers Stanford

My Lord, What a Morning - arr. James Wild

My Love's an Arbutus - Charles V Stanford

My Soul there is a Country - C Hubert H Parry

Non Nobis Domine - Roger Quilter

O Give Thanks to the Lord - Noel Rawsthorne

O Sing unto the Lord - Noel Rawsthorne

O Sing unto the Lord - Peter Aston

O Taste and See - R Vaughan Williams

O Thou, the Central Orb - Charles Wood

Open My Heart - Bach arr. Lionel Lethbridge

Over the Rainbow - Harold Arlen

Pie Jesu - John Brunning

Praise - Alec Rowley

Praise - George Dyson

Praise the Lord with Joyful Cry - David McCarthy

Praise Ye the Lord -  John Rutter

Procession of Palms - Malcolm Williamson

Psalm 150 - Eric Ball

Psalm 23 (with antiphons) - Joseph Gelineau

Psalm 23 - (The Lord is my Shepherd) Howard Goodall

Rejoice in the Lord Alway George Rathbone

Rejoice the Lord is King - Malcolm Archer

Scarborough Fair - arr. Jay Althouse

Selection from Joseph - Andrew Lloyd Webber

Selection from Les Miserables - Claude-Michel Schönberg

Selection from Oliver - Lionel Bart

Selection from Phantom of the Opera - Andrew Lloyd Webber

Selection from Show Boat Jerome Kern

Selection from West Side Story - Leonard Bernstein

Simple Gifts - arr. Ruth Elaine Schram

Sing of the Lord's Goodness - Ernest Sands

Siyahamba

Soli Deo - David Waggoner

Steal Away to Jesus - arr. Hugh S Roberton

The Armed Man - Karl Jenkins

The Day Thou Gavest - arr. H A Chambers

The Easter Song of Praise - Richard Shephard

The Eternal God - John E West -

The Heavens are Telling - Joseph Haydn

The Long Day Closes - Arthur Sullivan

The Lord Bless You and Keep You - John Rutter

The Lord is My Shepherd - Franz Schubert

The Lord is My Shepherd - John Rutter

The Lord is My Shepherd - Merla Watson

The Lord's Prayer - Joseph Lees

The Music's Always there with You - John Rutter

The National Anthem - arr. Benjamin Britten

The Old Hundredth Psalm Tune - arr. R Vaughan Williams

The Peace of God - John Rutter

The Prayer - Carole Sager and David Foster

The Seal Lullaby - Eric Whitacre

The Servant King - Graham Kendrick

The Teddy Bears' Picnic - John Bratton (arr. Andrew Carter)

They Shall Grow Not Old - David McCarthy

Thou Visitest the Earth - Maurice Greene

Thou Wilt Keep Him - SS Wesley

Turn Back O Man - Gustav Holst

Why so Heavy O my Soul - Christopher Rathbone

With a Voice of Singing - Martin Shaw

You are Mine - David Haas

Zadok the Priest - George Frederick Handel

 

LADIES VOICES

A Prayer of St. Richard of Chichester - L J White

Flying Free - Don Besig

Panis Angelicus - César Franck

Prayer from Hansel and Gretel - Englebert Humperdink

The Grand Old Duke of York - arr. Brenda Hawer

The Heavenly Aeroplane - John Rutter

The Lord is My Shepherd - Henry Smart

Thou Art God - - Lionel Bourne

Turn to Music - - Brenda Hawer

 

MEN'S VOICES

Give me that Old Time Religion - arr. Alan Simmons

Gwahoddiad - John Tudor Davies

Let there be Peace on Earth - arr. Jack Haigh

Morte Criste - Emrys Jones

My Luve is like a Red, Red Rose - arr. Hugh S Roberton

That Beautiful Land - Robert Harkness

Were you there? - Arr. Hugh S Roberton

When the Saints go Marching in - arr. Denys Hood

CHRISTMAS MUSIC

A Maiden Most Gentle - arr. Andrew Carter

A Spotless Rose Herbert Howells

Adam Lay y Bounden - Boris Ord

And the Glory - GF Handel

Angel Tidings - arr. John Rutter

Angels' Carol - John Rutter

Candlelight Carol - John Rutter

Carol of the Bell

Carol of the Drum - Katherine K Davis

Christ-Child in the Manger - Kenneth Rothery

Christ is Born - Jack Hawes

Christmas Lullaby - John Rutter

Do You Hear What I Hear? - arr. Harry Simeone

Fanfare for Christmas Day - Martin Shaw

Gloria in Excelsis Deo - Eric Thiman

Hail! Smiling Morn - R Spofforth

In the Bleak Mid-winter - David McCarthy

Jesus Child - John Rutter

Jesus Christ the Apple tree - Elizabeth Poston

Jesus, Jesus, Rest Your Head - arr. KJ Dinham

Love Came Down at Christmas - David McCarthy

Magnificat from Christmas Jazz - Herbert Chappell

Mary's Boy Child - Jester Hairston

Mary's Lullaby - John Rutter

Mary's Magnificat - Andrew Carter

Mid-winter - Bob Chilcott

Myn Lyking - RR Terry

Rejoice and be Merry - John Rutter

Rosa Mystica - William Crust

Shepherd's Pipe Carol - John Rutter

Sleighbell Serenade - Philip Lane

Song of Mary - Richard Shephard

Star Carol - John Rutter

Starlight Lullaby - Philip Lane

Still, Still, Still - arr. Philip Ledger

The Boar's Head Carol arr. Malcolm Sargent

The Holly and the Ivy - John Gardner

The Ragtime Carol - John Hewitt

The Shepherds' Cradle Song - arr. Charles Macpherson

The Very Best Time of Year - John Rutter

Thou Must Leave Thy Lowly Dwelling Hector Berlioz

Three Carols for Christmas - arr. Philip Ledger

Tomorrow Shall be My Dancing Day - John Gardner

What Sweeter Music - John Rutter

When He Comes - arr. A Silver and C Norton

 


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