The Cromwell Singers of Newbury
What We Sing
Updated 30/06/09

Our music traditionally consists of light airs, madrigals, part songs and the occasional longer work, combining a taste for both the secular and the sacred. Recent examples were medleys of "Fiddler on the Roof" and "Les Misérables". Past performances have included such works as Fauré's Requiem, Stainer's Crucifixion and Vivaldi's Gloria.


Music for the last term included:


    Scarborough Fair/Canticle   ~  Paul Simon & Art Garfunkel 

    As Torrents In Summer  ~ Edward Elgar

    Alexander's Ragtime Band  ~ Irving Berlin

    Sleepytime Bach  ~ J. S. Bach

    The Love Of The Sea  ~ Donna Rhodenizer  

    Classic Pop Ballads ~ arranged by Gwyn Arch

  • The Sound OF Silence 

  • The Windmills Of Your Mind

  • Rodgers and Hammerstein On Broadway - A Medley Featuring 13 Favorites
     ~ arranged by Mac Huff


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Our Repertoire includes:
  1. Alexander's Ragtime Band - Irving Berlin

  2. All through the Night

  3. All In The April Evening  - words by Katherine Tynan; music by Hugh S. Robertson

  4. And The Glory of the Lord - from Handel's Messiah

  5. Angels@ Carol -  John Rutter

  6. Baby, what you goin' to be

  7. Banquet Fugue

  8. Can Santa make it through tonight?

  9. Carol For The King (A French Christmas Chanson) -  words by Paul Wigmore; arranged by Patrick M. Liebergen

  10. Christmas in Your Eyes

  11. Child of Peace (Traditional Polish Carol) -  additional words and music by Don Besig and Nancy Price; arrange by Don Besig

  12. Christmas With Johnny Marks (A Holly Jolly Christmas, I Heard the Bells on Christmas Day, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer and Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree) - words and music by Johnny Marks

  13. Come, Emmanuel (A Spiritual for the Advent Season) -  words by Don Besig and Nancy Price; music by Don Besig

  14. Cum Sancto Spiritu

  15. Do You Hear What I Hear - arranged by Harry Simeone

  16. Emmanuel is Coming! - Nancy Price & Don Besig

  17. Gloria - Vivaldi 

  18. Hide Not Thou Thy Face - Farrant 

  19. Hoagy Carmichael

  20. Holy, Holy, Holy - music by Franz Schbert

  21. Hurry, Hurry Yonder - Davenport & Wagner

  22. It's Beginning to Look Like Christmas - Meredith  Willson

  23. Jesus Child

  24. Jazz Gloria 

  25. Jingle Bell Rock - arranged by Teena Chinn

  26. Jingle Bells - arranged by Ray Charles

  27. Joy

  28. Let us Sing - written and arranged by Harry Simeone; adapted from a poem by Christina Rossetti

  29. My Fair Lady choral selection - Learner and Loewe

  30. Mister Santa (The Christmas version of Mister Sandman) -words and music by Pat Ballard, arranged by Ed Lojeski

  31. Now is the Month of Maying

  32. Old McDonald had a Farm -  Radio arrangement by George Mitchell

  33. O Sing to the Child - Brazilian Folk Melody

  34. Phantom of the Opera

  35. Run, Run Shepherds! - Anna Laura Page

  36. Run Shepherds Run

  37. Sansa Kroma

  38. Silver Bells - from The Lemon Drop Kid

  39. Summer Time

  40. The Bold Grenadier  - English folk-song arranged by John Rutter

  41. The Long Day Closes - words by Henry F. Chorley; music by Arthur Sullivan

  42. The Lord Is My Shepherd - Franz Schubert

  43. The Shepherds' Farewell - words by Paul England; music by Hector Berlioz

  44. The Virgin's Cradle Hymn  - Edmund Rubber

  45. The Water of Tyne

  46. The Way You Look Tonight - words by Dorothy Fields; music by Jerome Kern

  47. Together At Christmas (A medley including Winter Wonderland, Let it Snow!, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas and A Marshmallow World) -  arranged by Carl Strommen

  48. Vilia

  49. We Are The Chorus - words and music by Ralph Wilkinson

  50. Were You There On That Christmas Night - words and music by Natalie Sleeth

  51. What a wonderful world

  52. What You Gonna Call Him? - African-American Spiritual

  53. When the foeman bears his steel

  54. When will the little King come

  55. Ye Little Birds


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