This page contains general audio resources for use by choir members. This includes individual voice lines for some of the pieces we are rehearsing, and pronunciation files where appropriate.
Bach: Nun komm, der heiden Heiland BWV 61
Individual voice lines are available on the Cyberbass website.
Vivaldi: Dixit Dominus
Individual voice lines are available on the Learn Choral Music website. Note that you’ll need a MIDI file player to listen to these tracks – further information on this requirement is provided on the website.
Byrd: Rorate caeli desuper
Soprano (from full choir performance):
Beethoven: Choral Fantasy
Texts and exercises
John Dexter’s Rhythm Method: – this booklet by our musical director, published in 2009, provides guidance and tuition in the sight-singing of simple and more complex rhythmic patterns. Audio illustrations of the examples and exercises are available in the document by clicking on the associated track number. N.B. When viewing the document online, clicking on the tracks will switch to viewing the audio player. In order to continue displaying the text while playing the audio track, download the document to your phone, tablet or computer and click on the links when online.