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

Autumn 2019 Music:



Here are links to soundfiles of some of this terms pieces. 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


Winter Wonderland Soprano 1

Winter Wonderland Soprano 2

Winter Wonderland Alto

Winter Wonderland Tenor

Winter Wonderland Bass




German pronunciation


Das newgebohrne Kindelein      (text & translation)


Die Könige - Drei Könige wandern aus Morgenland     (text & translation)


Die Könige - Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern   (text & translation)



French pronunciation


The Shepherd's Farewell



Youtube links


This is the record of John


This is the record of John (with score, but in F Major)


A child is born in Bethlehem


A virgin most pure – trad


Winter Wonderland


Das Newgebohrne Kindelein (soloists, with score)


Das Newgebohrne Kindelein (choir)


Go tell it on the mountain




John Fletcher individual voice parts:  


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.

Links for the Autumn term:

O thou that tellest good tidings - Handel

Das Newgeborhrne Kindelein 

I saw three ships – Humphris

A Great and Mighty Wonder

L’Adieu des bergers

This is the record of John




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