SELECTIONS FROM REPERTOIRE

 

Works performed during the present and recent years have included:

 

Aberystwyth [Jesu, lover of my soul], Joseph Parry, arr. Alwyn Humphreys, words by Charles Wesley

Alexander's Ragtime Band, Irving Berlin, arr. Denys Hood

All you need is love, Lennon & McCartney, arr. Anthony Milledge

Amen [This Little Light of Mine], trad., spiritual

A roving, trad., arr. Hugh S Roberton 

Autumn Leaves [Dial yr Hydref], Joseph Kosma, arr. Emrys Williams, English words by Johnny Mercer

Battle Hymn of the Republic, William Steffe, arr. Peter J Wilhousky, words by Mrs Julia Ward Howe

Beatles Medley:

   Lady Madonna, arr. Anthony Milledge;

   Yesterday; Ob-La-di Ob-La-Da; And I Love Her; Penny Lane; all arr. Alan Simmons

Bohemian Rhapsody, Freddie Mercury (for rock band 'Queen'), arr. Meirion Davies

The Blue Bird, C V Stanford, words by Mary E Coleridge, arr. Herbert Pierce

Bridge over troubled water, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel, arr. Alan Simmons 

Bushes and Briars, Essex folk song, arr. Vaughan Williams

Cavalry of the Steppes [Cossack Patrol; Meadowland], L K Knipper, words by Billy Scott 

Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding & Steve Cropper 

Down Among the Dead Men, trad., arr.Vaughan Williams, words by John Dyer

Drink to Me Only with Thine Eyes, trad., arr. Roger Quilter, words by Ben Jonson

Easter Parade, Irving Berlin, arr. Charles Boutelle

An Evening Pastorale, Wilfred Shaw, words by Quinton Ayrton (alias Wilfred Shaw)

The Farmer's Boy, trad., Vaughan Williams

Go Down Moses, arr. Anthony Milledge

Grene grow'th the holly, attrib. Henry VIII, arr. Anthony Milledge

The Goslings, Frederick Bridge

The Gospel Train, trad. spiritual, arr Gwyn Arch

Gwahoddiad [The Invitation: I hear thy welcome voice], Lewis Hartsough, arr. John Tudor Davies

Hallelujah Chorus (from 'The Messiah'), G F Handel

Hey Robin, Jolly Robin, Geoffrey Shaw; words from 'Twelfth Night' by William Shakespeare

The Hippopotamus Song, Donald Swann & Michael Flanders, arr. William Stickles

I'll Walk Beside You, Alan Murray, words by Edward Lockton, arr. Clarence Lucas

I've Got Plenty of Nuttin, George & Ira Gershwin 

I Got a Robe, trad. spiritual, arr. Derek J Clark

Jamaica farewell, trad., arr William Jones

Li'l David, trad. spiritual, arr. Anthony Milledge 

The Lincolnshire Poacher, trad. folk song, arr. Sir Granville Bantock

Linden Lea, Vaughan Williams, arr. Julius Harrison, words by Rev. William Barnes

The Lord Is My Shepherd, Schubert, words & music arranged by A J Foxwell

The Lost Chord, Arthur Sullivan

Love Changes Everything [from 'Aspects of Love'], Andrew Lloyd Webber, arr. Michael Ball

Morte Christe [When I survey the wondrous cross], Emrys Jones, words by Isaac Watts

My Grandfather's Clock, Henry C Work, arr. Arnold Williams

Night, Franz Schubert

Old King Cole (was a wretched old soul), trad., with variations, Cecil Forsyth 

Old Mother Hubbard, arr. J Michael Diack, set in the manner of Handel by Victor Hely-Hutchinson

On the Street where you Live (from 'My Fair Lady'), Frederick Loewe, arr. William Stickles

The Original Honky Tonk Night Train Blues, Pete Atkin, arr. Anthony Milledge

Passing By [There is a lady sweet and kind], Edward C Purcell, words by Robert Herrick

The Peanut Vendor, music by Moises Simons, arr. Ian Harrold, words by Marion Sunshine & L Wolfe Gilbert

The Rhythm of Life, words by Dorothy Fields, music by Cy Colman, arr. Richard Barnes

The Rose, Amanda McBroom, arr. Alwyn Hughes

Seventy-six Trombones (from 'The Music Man'), Meredith Wilson, arr. William Stickles

Shelter (I am drowning in the sunshine) [Australian song], words & music by Eric Bogle, arr. Leon M Paix

Short Leg, Long Leg and Silly Mid-off (Cricket Explained!), words & music by Alan Simmons 

Simple Simon, arr. Anthony Milledge (in the manner of Sir Arthur Sullivan)

Sinatra medley (various)

   New York, New York; Strangers in the Night; Fly Me to the Moon; My Way

Sing a Song of Sixpence, arr. David Booth

Sing For Your Life, words & music by Alan Simmons

Slow Motion Time, words & music by Guy R Hopper

Soldiers Chorus (from 'Faust'), Charles Gounod, arr. H F Crosley

Sosban Fach [The Little Saucepan], Welsh folk song, arr. Gwyn Arch

South Pacific (selections), Richard Rogers & Oscar Hammerstein II:

    There is Nothing Like a Dame, arr. William Stickles

    Bali Ha'i; Younger than Springtime; This Nearly was Mine; Some Enchanted Evening, all arr. Anthony

    Milledge

Stairway to Paradise (from 'George White's Scandals of 1922'), George Gershwin, Arthur Francis

   & L B G De Sylva, arr. Anthony Milledge

Steal away to Jesus, traditional spiritual, arr. Denis R Cocks

Stout-Hearted Men (from 'The New Moon'), S. Romberg, arr. Walter Scotson, words by O Hammerstein II

Those Magnificent Men in their Flying Machines, words & music by Ron Goodwin, arr. Gwyn Arch

The Turtle Dove, trad., Vaughan Williams

The Two Roses, Hildegard Werner

Unchained Melody, Gareth Gates 

The Way You Look Tonight (from 'Swingtime'), Jerome Kern, arr. William Stickles

When I'm Sixty-Four, Lennon/McCartney, arr. Alan Simmons

When the Saints go Marching in, trad., arr. Denys Hood

With a Song in My Heart, Richard Rogers, arr. Anthony Milledge, words by Lorenz Hart

With a Voice of Singing, Martin Shaw

The Woad Ode, trad., arr. Anthony Milledge, words by Colin Dowthwaite

You Are the New Day, words & music by John David, arr. Jack Stobbs

You Make Me Feel So Young (from 'Three Little Girls in Blue'), M Gordon & J Myrow, arr Clay Warnick

You've Got a Friend, Carole King, arr. Anthony Milledge

 

CHRISTMAS ITEMS

 

Christmas Dew (Czech carol, original version by Adam Vaclav Michna, arr. Anthony Milledge)

The Christmas Song [Chestnuts roasting on an open fire], Mel Torme & Robert Wells, arr. Anthony Milledge

The First Noel

Fum, fum fum [On this joyful Christmas Day] (from a Spanish carol, arr. Anthony Milledge)

Hark the Herald Angels Sing

The Holly and the Ivy,  arr. Anthony Milledge

Infant Holy, Infant Lowly (Polish carol,  arr. Anthony Milledge)

Joy to the World, arr. Alan Simmons

Kings of Orient, arr. Anthony Milledge

O Come All Ye Faithful [Adeste Fideles] 

O Holy Night, arr. Emrys Williams

Silent Night

Somerset Wassail [Wassail and wassail, all over the town], collected by Cecil Sharpe, arr. Anthony Milledge 

While Shepherds Watched

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