Repertoire

Since the choir started in 2009, it has enjoyed singing a wide ranging and eclectic mix of music (Popular, Folk, Classical, Latin American, World and Musicals) from simple unison songs to complex four part arrangements.

2020/1 Online Repertoire

Here is a list of the 2020/2021 Online Repertoire –  some learnt, some to learn! (Learning tracks available for all)

  1. A little bit of love. Words and music by Graham Kendrick, arr Craig McLeish (SATB)
  2. A million dreams.  Words and music by Pasek and Paul, arr Mac Huff (SAB)
  3. A Mozart Canon. Based on a melody by W.A. Mozart, arr with additional music by D. Moore (SAB)
  4. Another Day of Sun. Music by J. Hurwitz, lyrics by Pasek and Paul, arr. J. Narverud (SA/Men)
  5. A Place in the Choir. Music and lyrics by Bill Staines, arr. D. Coombes (SATB)
  6. Awaken the Music. Music and lyrics by Greg Gilpin (SATB)
  7. Chatanooga Choo Choo. Music by H. Warren, lyrics by M. Gordon, arr P. Schmutte (SATB)
  8. Choral highlights The Phantom of the Opera.  Words and music by Lloyd Webber, arr A. Snyder (SAB)
  9. City of stars. Music by Justin Hurwitz, lyrics by Pasek and Paul, arr. Jay Althouse (SA/Men)
  10. Come to the Music. Words and music by Joseph M. Martin (SATB)
  11. Do you hear my voice? Words and music by Mary Bourne (3 part mixed)
  12. Follow the heron  Scottish Folk Song arranged by Baz Chapman (SAB)
  13. For the beauty of the earth. Words and music by John Rutter (SAB)
  14. Gonna Rise Up Singin’. Words and music by Don Besig (SAB)
  15. Hallelujah. Words and music by Leonard Cohen arr Roger Emerson (SAB)
  16. He ain’t heavy he’s my brother. Music by B. Scott, lyrics by B. Russell, arr Jay Althouse (SAB)
  17. Keep you in peace. Words and music by Sarah Morgan, arr Peter Hunt (SAB)
  18. Lean on me. Words and music by Bill Withers, arr Mark De-Lisser (SAB)
  19. Look to the Day.  Words and music by John Rutter (SATB)
  20. Make your own kind of music. Words and music by C. Weil and B. Mann, arr Andy Brooke (SAB)
  21. Nella Fantasia. Music by Morricone, ltalian lyrics by Chiara Ferrau, arr Audrey Snyder (SATB)
  22. Pokarekare Ana. Traditional New Zealand, arr. Craig McLeish (SATB)
  23. Puttin’ on the Ritz. Words and music by Irving Berlin, arr. Kirby Shaw  (SAB)
  24. Rockin’ Jerusalem based on an American Spiritual, arr. Donald Moore (2 part)
  25. Shenandoah. American Folk Song, arr with additional lyrics by Jeff Funk (3 part mixed)
  26. Singer of songs. Words and music by Debbie Warren (2 part)
  27. Sisi sote. Music and lyrics by Andy Beck (3 part mixed)
  28. Something told the wild geese. Words by R. Field, additional words and music by Andy Beck (SATB)
  29. Sway. Music by Ruiz and Molina, English Lyrics by Norman Gimbel, arr Craig McLeish (SATB)
  30. The Dreamer in Me. Words and music by Pink Zebra (SAB)
  31. What a wonderful world. Words and music by Weiss and Thiele, arr Mark Brymer, (2 part)
  32. Why we sing. Words and music by Greg Gilpin (SATB)
  33. Ye shall have a song. Words and music by Sally. K. Albrecht (3 part mixed)

GUCC Hall of Fame 2017 - Top 30

In 2017 the choir decide to create it’s own ‘Hall of Fame’. This exemplifies the wide ranging nature of the choir’s repertoire and gives an indication of the music the choir enjoys singing! Since starting online rehearsals the choir has added a new list of favourite pieces that are more suited to online singing.

  1. Why We Sing ….. Greg Gilpin
  2. Riversong ….. Andy Beck
  3. The Water of Tyne ….. W G Whittaker
  4. Shenandoah ….. American Folk Song, arr. with additional lyrics by Jeff Funk
  5. Keep you in Peace ….. Sarah Morgan adapted by Peter Hunt
  6. The Rhythm of Life ….. Fields and Coleman, arr. Barnes
  7. Hallelujah ….. Words and music by Leonard Cohen, arr. Roger Emerson
  8. The Journey ….. from Symphony in E minor by Antonin Dvorak and the Shaker Hymn ‘Simple Gifts’, arr. Joseph M Martin
  9. Cantar! ….. Jay Althouse
  10. He ain’t heavy, he’s my Brother ….. Bobby Scott and Bob Russell, arr. Jay Althouse
  11. Shoshone Love Song ….. Traditional Native American
  12. World in Union ….. Words and music by Charles Skarbeck, adapted from a melody by Gustav Holst, arr. Douglas Coombes
  13. Fields of Gold ….. Sumner, arr. Emerson
  14. In my Dreams ….. Paul Mealor
  15. The Rose ….. Words and music by Amanda McBroom, arr. Teena Chinn
  16. You Raise Me Up ….. Graham and Lovland, arr. Emerson
  17. Adiemus ….. Karl Jenkins
  18. Sanctus (from the Armed Man) ….. Karl Jenkins
  19. Benedictus ….. Brian Lewis
  20. There’s a girl that I love ….. Anon
  21. It Don’t Mean a Thing ….. Duke Ellington and Irving Mills, arr. Mac Huff
  22. Only You ….. Clarke, arr Allen
  23. Wakati wa Amani (A Time of Peace – Swahili) ….. Sally K Albrecht
  24. Aya Ngena ….. Traditional Zulu song, arr. Ruth Morris Gray
  25. Look to the Day ….. John Rutter
  26. Si Njay Njay Njay ….. Zulu traditional
  27. You’ve got a Friend ….. Words and music by Carole King, arr. Alexander L’Estrange
  28. The Beatles in Revue ….. Lennon and McCartney, arr. Ed Lojeski
  29. Chatanooga Choo Choo ….. Music by Harry Warren, lyrics by Mack Gordon, arr. Pete Schmutte
  30. I Remember ….. Sarah Quartel

The choir recorded a selection of these pieces in July 2017. A CD of this recording is available. For more information, please Contact Us.