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.

Friday 6 December 2013

Concert - 5th 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:


'Overture Miniature' from 'The Nutcracker'
Tchaikovsky (Arr. H. Brammer)
The Broken Consort

'I – Vivace' from 'Concerto in D Minor'
- J. S. Bach (Arr. Jasmine Choi)
Heather Loebl & Helen Brammer (Flutes); & Angela Ayton (Piano)

'Berceuse' – Fauré (Arr. Jan van der Goot)
Alison Shaw, Penny Layland & Judy Skelton (Flutes)

'Gavotte' & 'Bourée' from 'Orchestral Suite No. 3'
J. S. Bach (Arr. H. Brammer)
Alison Shaw (Flute); Annabel Crowe (Oboe); Theresa Hitching & Nicola Thompson (Clarinets); Mike Winterburn (Bassoon); Kath Russell, Rod Lackey & John Marshall (Violins); Polly Kaufmann (Viola); & Margaret Willson ('Cello)

'Chanson de Matin' & 'Chanson de Nuit'
- Elgar (Arr. H. Brammer)
The Broken Consort

'Adagio & Allegro' from 'Trio I' – J. S. Bach
Maureen Snell (Treble Recorder); Diana Locke (Tenor Recorder); & Angela Ayton (Piano)

'Sugar Plum Swing Out' from 'Nutcracker Surprise' – Tchaikovsky (Arr. Duncan Stubbs)
Theresa Hitching, Helen Brammer & Nicola Thompson (Clarinets)

'Andante & Vivace' from 'Quartet in D minor
Tafelmusik' – Telemann
Imogen Locke & George Goodall (Treble Recorders); Heather Loebl (Flute); Margaret Willson ('Cello); and Joan Goodall (Piano)

'Waltz of the Flowers' from 'The Nutcracker'
Tchaikovsky (Arr. H. Brammer)
The Broken Consort

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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