Celebrate National Singing Week at East Cork Early Music Festival by coming to join in our open Baroque Choruses morning, Sunday 13th October from 11am at the Cork School of Music!

Choral singers and orchestral players from across Cork will come together to work on some favourite music by Vivaldi and Bach, with the artists of the East Cork Early Music Festival. Absolutely everybody is welcome! You’ll have a chance to try out singing and playing in a Baroque style, and to sing some glorious Baroque works with full choir and orchestra, and perform at the Cork School of Music in the afternoon. Please email info [at] eastcorkearlymusic [dot] ie with any queries.

On the day we’ll have:

11am-1:30pm Workshop
3pm Performance! 

You can check out the music we’ll be working on here, it will be:

‘Gloria’ Movement 1 from Vivaldi’s Gloria. Score and parts HERE

Chorale (Jesu joy of man’s desiring) from Bach’s Herz und mund und tat und lebel. Score and parts HERE

And for just the orchestra, we’ll stray into the English Baroque, with:
‘Chaconne’ Final Movement from Purcell’s The Fairy Queen. Score HERE, and parts HERE

To make things even easier, you can find line recordings by following these links:

Vivaldi Gloria:
Soprano
Alto
Tenor
Bass

Bach Chorale:
Soprano
Alto
Tenor
Bass

Music for everyone will be available on the day, just bring yourself, your instrument or your voice, and get ready to have a lovely time!