Lift up your heads – score changes

Here’s a list of all the rhythmic changes to the scores – please pencil these in the copies.

Bar 10 (TB) – last note is a semiquaver
Bar 11 (B) – “King of” is dotted
Bar 12, 13 & 14 (TB) – last note is a semiquaver
Bar 14 & 15 (TB) – “King of” is dotted
Bar 15 (SA) – last note is a semiquaver
Bar 16 (SA) – “mighty” is NOT dotted (ignore the “editorial” rhythm)
Bar 26, 27 & 28 (SA) – last note is a semiquaver
Bar 29 (ATB) – last note is a semiquaver
Bar 30 (T) – “of” is dotted
Bar 31 (All) – last note is a semiquaver
Bar 32 (S) – “of” is dotted (both S1 & S2)


Rehearsal schedule and cuts

Handel’s Messiah, March 2nd NB These movements are CUT: 34-37, 39, 49-52 8th January 7 And he shall purify 17 Glory to God in the highest 22 Behold the Lamb of God 24 Surely he hath borne our griefs 25 And with his stripes 53a Amen 15th January 7 And he shall purify 12 ForContinue Reading

Accompanist post

Enfield Choral Society is seeking a talented rehearsal accompanist. The role offers the opportunity to work closely with our Musical Director, Mark Sproson to help prepare the choir for an exciting repertoire of concerts. Enfield Choral Society is a non-audition choir of around 70 members performing four concerts a year (including a Christmas Carol Concert)Continue Reading

CUTS in Elijah

Here’s the complete list of cuts we are making on June 23rd; Part 1 The end of no.7 (“On Cherith’s brook”), no.8 and no.9 are cut (pages 38-53). The chorus in no.12 (“Hear our cry”) is cut (pages 68-69) – we will join the recits either side together. Part 2 No.29 (“He, watching over Israel”)Continue Reading

Elijah schedule part 2

Here are the movements we’ll be looking at for the remainder of the rehearsals; 22nd May 1-2, 5-7, 19-20, 28 and 38 29th May 10-13, 16, 28, 32-36 UPDATE – we’ll also look at 42 5th June 22-24, 32-36, 38, 42 12th June All movements in Part 1 19th June All movements in Part 2

Mendelssohn’s Elijah Workshop, Saturday 28th April 2018

Enfield Choral Society is running a workshop on Mendelssohn’s Elijah on Saturday 28th April 2018 10.30am-4.30pm at St Mary Magdalene’s Church, Windmill Hill, Enfield EN2 7AJ. It will be led by our Musical Director, Mark Sproson. The non-members fee is £15 (members’ rate of £10 for ECS Season Ticket holders), which includes music for theContinue Reading

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