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

Summer 2019 Music:


Here are some 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



Jesus bleibet meine Freude - German pronunciation



Faure Requiem:


Introit & Kyrie






Pie Jesu


Agnus Dei


Libera Me


In Paradisum



Full choir Youtube:


This is the day - Anon


Ave, Maria - Elgar


Teach me, O Lord - Attwood


Ave verum corpus - Mozart


Jesus bleibet meine Freude - Bach


Eja gentes - Haydn


Faure requiem parts: playlist with score overlaid



Individual voice parts Youtube:


This is the day - Anon


Ave Maria - Elgar


Teach me, O Lord - Attwood


Ave verum corpus - Mozart


Jesus bleibet meine Freude - Bach


Requiem - Faure



Individual voice parts MP3:


Haydn - Eja Gentes


Flanders & Swann songs



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.


Faure Requiem



Converting Midi files:


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

them online. Here's one site:


[choose "don't add to public database", and I suggest turning off Chorus

and Reverb]



More resources for members