City Chorus is a friendly, hard working choir, open to all with no audition. We rehearse on Tuesday evenings in the city and perform several times a year in beautiful venues.


Our musical director is Paul Ayres and our accompanist (piano and organ) is Philip Shannon. Our concerts feature top professional musicians.


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Rehearsal music

Easter 2019 Music:


Here are some links to soundfiles of this terms piece, Rossini's petite messe solennelle. You can download them straight onto your phone or music player.

We are trying to find suitable versions, but it is not always possible to find exactly the version we are singing in concert. and hope for your understanding.


MP3 soundfiles


Kyrie - 1a Kyrie


Kyrie - 1b Christe


Kyrie - 1c Kyrie


Gloria - 2a Gloria


Gloria - 2f Cum Sancto Spiritu


Credo - 3a Credo


Credo - 3c Et Resurrexit


Sanctus - 4


Agnus Dei - 6



Youtube links:


Playlist with all parts of the mass


Version with piano and harmonium, with time indications for subparts



John Fletcher links:  


You should have received an email invitation to join the John Fletcher website (unless you have opted out). If not, please ask Jonathan or Dionne at rehearsals or email. Follow the email invitation link, complete the setup and choose your password.

You may then follow the links below to access voice part files for some of this terms music. In fact, you can use the site to listen to any sound files that you are interested in. Singers can log in and either download them or listen to them online.


Petite messe solennelle



Converting Midi files:


Though imacs, ipads, iphones etc can't read midi files directly, you can convert

them online. Here's one site:


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