Cantata 2011

Terry and Laurel

This Cantata is written and accompanied by Terry Macham and directed by Laurel Ralston. The Cantata Choir is comprised of members of Kimberley United Church Choir and Kimberley Community Choir.

The songs of the Cantata are listed below. The Cantata was recorded at the performance at Grasmere. You can click the link to view the YouTube video of each song.

Come Our Long Expected Saviour

A slow advent hymn written in strict 4/4 time.

Prepare A Way – Unto Us A Child Is Born

This is a contemporary piece written in two movements.

My Spirit Rejoices (Magnificat)

The Choir

A gentle slow-moving reflective song for female voices.

The Cherry Tree Carol

A somewhat obscure and ancient English carol. Solo by Bill Bale.

Child Of Wonder

A gentle lullaby sung by Mary to her newborn son. Vocal and flute solo by Laurel Ralston.

Angel Come Singing Glory

An upbeat 60’s rock type song with a strong Caribbean flavour.

Come See the Baby

A medium tempo contemporary ballad. A solo by Jorgia Kay ends the song.

Gloria in Excelsis

A triumphant classical period type composition written in the style of Joseph Haydn arranged for organ, trumpet and choir. Trumpet by Laurel Ralston.



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