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Huddersfield Choral Society

 Huddersfield Choral Society

Mixed Choral Chorus from Huddersfield, UK, England.

Founded in 1836, Huddersfield Choral Society has an international reputation as the UK's leading choral society, producing a unique and thrilling full-bodied 'Huddersfield Sound' from over 200 voices.

The repertoire includes both oratorio and religious music, contemporary and commissioned works. The Society's busy schedule is centred on its own subscription concert season in Huddersfield Town Hall, including of course annual performances of Messiah. The choir also visits other major concert halls in the UK and abroad, regularly broadcasts for BBC radio and television, and has a long history of pioneering recordings.

Our professional colleagues are conductor laureate Martyn Brabbins, chorus master Joseph Cullen and deputy chorus master Darius Battiwalla. Rehearsal accompanist is Daniel Gordon and deputy accompanist Malcolm Hinchliffe. Our agent is Patrick Garvey Management. Susan Wilkinson directs our Junior Choirs.


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Huddersfield Choral Society : The Carols Album

Review: Recorded in Huddersfield Town Hall in January 2007, the Huddersfield Choral Society is back in force with a magnificent collection of Christmas carols. This CD will be a perfect Christmas gift or glorious self-indulgence, absorbing the sacred and profane alike, beautifully performed and recorded for the festive season.

Songlist: Hark the herald angels sing, Gaudete, Gabriel's Message, O little town of Bethlehem, Coventry Carol, In Excelsis Gloria, Silent night, Whence is that goodly fragrance flowing, Angels, from the realms of glory, Ave maria, Joy to the world, the Lord is come!, Little Jesus, sweetly sleep, Unto us a boy is born, Love came down at Christmas, O Come All Ye Faithful, The Holly and the Ivy, O holy night, In the bleak midwinter, Ding dong! merrily on high, It came upon the midnight clear, Hail! Smiling Morn, Sussex Carol, Of the Father's heart begotten, Away in a manger, I saw three ships, Christians Awake

8661c | 1 CD | $17.95 Mixed Choir Christmas CDs

Huddersfield Choral Society : The Hymns Album : 1 CD : Joseph Cullen :  : 079

Huddersfield Choral Society : The Hymns Album

Review: The Huddersfield Choral Society has an international reputation as the UK's leading choral society producing a unique and full-bodied 'Huddersfield Sound'. This disc features some of the nation's most loved hymns and we hope that you'll agree that no better expression of the joy engendered by a goodly number of voices singing these hymns may be found than in the grand forces of the Huddersfield Choral Society. Their range covers an unaffected, pure lyricism through to a vast, full-throated sound that might shake the rafters of the sturdiest church.

Songlist: And Did Those Feet, For All The Saints, Dear Lord And Father Of Mankind, Jesus Christ Is Risen Today, We Have A Gospel To Proclaim, Be Thou My Vision, O For A Thousand Tongues, Tell Out, My Soul, Crown Him With Many Crowns, And Can It Be, Now Thank We All Our God, Morning Has Broken, Hills Of The North, Love Divine, All Loves Excelling, Thine Be The Glory, Lord For The Years, O Jesus I Have Promised, The Joyful Easteride, Be Still For The Prescence Of The Lord, Glorious Things Of Thee Are Spoken, Praise To The Holiest, O Lord My God, How Shall I Sing That Majesty, O Thou Who Camest From above, Christ Is Made The Sure Foundation

8350c | 1 CD | $15.95 | Some a cappella Mixed Choirs CDs

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