Broken Consort

A 'broken consort' is an ensemble made up of instruments from more than one family, for example, a group featuring both string and wind instruments.

Saturday 6 December 2014

Concert - 4th December

Despite the freezing temperature (both outside and inside the Church!), our Christmas concert was well attended, by regulars and some new audience members.

Here's what we played:


'Sinfonia' & 'Choral' from 'Christmas Oratorio' by J. S. Bach (Arr. H. Brammer)
The Broken Consort

'Maya' by Ian Clarke
Heather Loebl, Helen Brammer (Flutes) & Angela Ayton (Piano)

'Adagio, Vivace & Allegro' from Trio Sonata in G Minor by Gottfried Finger
Maureen Snell (Treble Recorder); Lucy Devereux (Flute) & Imogen Locke (Piano)

'Andante in C' by W. A. Mozart (Arr. H. Brammer)
Heather Loebl (Flute); Emily Johnson, Kath Russell, Rod Lackey (Violins); Polly Kaufmann (Viola); John Marshall ('Cello) & Diana Locke (Double Bass)

'Ain't Misbehavin'' by Thomas “Fats” Waller
Nicola Thompson, Helen Brammer, Theresa Hitching (Clarinets) & Mike Winterburn (Bassoon)

'Flutation' by Clare Grundman
'The Little Red Monkey' by Jack Jordan
Penny Layland, Judy Skelton, Alison Shaw (Flutes) & Angela Ayton (Piano)

'Troika' from 'Lieutenant Kije' by Prokofiev (Arr. H. Brammer)
The Broken Consort featuring:
Theresa Hitching (Sleigh Bells & Tambourine)

'The Toy Symphony' by L. Mozart (Arr. H. Brammer)
The Broken Consort featuring:
Imogen Locke (Toy Trumpet); Angela Ayton (Cuckoo); Judy Skelton (Bird Whistle); Nicola Thompson (Triangle) & Emily Johnson (Rattle & Chime Bar)

As is traditional, we enjoyed a post-concert gathering wonderfully hosted by Mike & Angela, with lots of delicious food & drink, and fabulous company. Videos of all of the performances from the concert can be seen here on our YouTube Channel.

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