People of Note

A Bristol community choir since 2000

OUR REPERTOIRE

We endeavour to include a wide range of material every term. We sing popular music from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, contemporary choir compositions, and songs from around the world.

The choir learns five main songs per term as well as a simpler warm-up song each session. Songs we have been singing this year include:

Lovely Day (Bill Withers 1977)
Stormy Weather (Koehler/Arlen 1933)
Caravan of Dreams (Nickomo)
Hernando’s Hideaway (Adler/Richard/Ross/Jerry 1954)
There But For Fortune (Phil Ochs 1963/Joan Baez 1964)
Thina Simunye Medley (The Children of Agape 2008)
Hold Back the River (James Bay 2015)
What a Wonderful World (Louis Armstrong 1967)
Legnala Dana (Macedonia)
The Blacksmith (Trad English Folksong)
Sing It All Away  (Walk Off The Earth 2015)                                                                                           
Big Sky (Seth Houston)                                                                                             
Erthe Upon Erthe (15thc text set by Ruth Galloway)                                                                        
Dance Me to the End of Love (Leonard Cohen 1984)                                                 
I Drew My Ship (Trad. Nothumbrian arr. Gitika Partington)