By rivierasound, Dec 6 2019 03:45PM
Had a great night last night singing at Animals in Distress for their Christmas Giving Evening. This is our third year singing there – it’s really great, so welcoming (and lots of cake.)
We sang quite a few songs from our Christmas repertoire – including our new silly song. It actually sounds good as a round. One of our favourites is Oh Holy Night – a really beautiful melody, with lots of lovely harmonies. Singing carols which makes it really feel like Christmas.
By rivierasound, Nov 24 2019 01:15PM
We’ve started going through our Christmas repertoire, ready for our Christmas Singouts. We’re learning a new one – African Noel. It’s lots of fun, lots of rhythm, and not too many words to learn! The rhythms do get a bit complicated in the middle, but we’re getting there.
We also sang a new Christmassy warm-up song about one mince-pie, two mince-pies and fairy lights going pop. Nice and simple!
By rivierasound, Nov 11 2019 10:54AM
10th November: Tonight was a waxing moon, a little over half-full, and Torre Abbey was glowing with multi-coloured lights and crowded with people - and their dogs – for the Eyeview Wavelength festival, an open-air celebration of light and sound and creativity. A perfect night for us to sing in the Spanish Barn.
With Chris, our Musical Director, on a sabbatical, we had Isobel to direct us. We had a lot of discussion beforehand about which songs to choose for our short set. We wanted to start with a boost, so Deke Shannon’s arrangement of Best Day of My Life won the vote. Then a couple of Beatles classics – In My Life and Can’t Buy Me Love.
The choice of the last one was obvious, in keeping with the ‘moon’ theme of the night – Moon River. We love it, and it’s always a crowd-pleaser.
By rivierasound, Sep 25 2019 07:48PM
Starting to plan for Christmas. News on sing outs coming soon
By rivierasound, Jul 15 2019 03:48PM
Well 12th September could be your chance to get involved.
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