BPC
Our Past Repertoire

During its sixty-plus-year history, the Choir has performed a large and varied selection of music.

Here is a list of the larger works:
 
(Page last updated 9th November 2016)

  Composer   Work  
  Charles Alkan   March on the Death of a Parrot  
  Johann Sebastian Bach   Cantata No.4 Christ lag in Todesbanden
Cantata No.11 Lobet den Herrn
Cantata No.34 O Ewiges Feuer
Cantata No.80 Ein Feste Burg
Cantata No.140 Sleepers, Wake!
Cantata No.150 Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich
Cantata No.191 Gloria
Cantata No.212 Peasant Cantata
Christmas Oratorio
Magnificat
Mass in B Minor
Mass in G Major
Motet Singet dem Herrn
St.John Passion
St.Matthew Passion
 
  William Bardwell   Chinese Cantata No.2  
  Ludwig van Beethoven   Choral Fantasia
Christ on the Mount of Olives
Mass in C
Missa Solemnis
Symphony No.9
 
  Hector Berlioz   Requiem  
  Leonard Bernstein   Chichester Psalms
 
  Georges Bizet   Carmen (concert version)  
  Ernst Bloch   Sacred Service
 
  Alexander Borodin   Prince Igor - Polovtsian Dances  
  Johannes Brahms   Liebeslieder Waltzes
Requiem
 
  Benjamin Britten   Ceremony of Carols
Flower Songs
Gloriana - Choral Dances
Rejoice in the Lamb
St.Nicholas
 
  Anton Bruckner   Mass in E Minor  
  Geoffrey Bush   Christmas Cantata  
  Luigi Cherubini   Mass in D Minor  
  Samuel Coleridge-Taylor   Hiawatha  
  Aaron Copland   In the Beginning ¶  
  Frederick Delius   A Mass of Life
Appalachia
Sea Drift
Song of the High Hills
Songs of Sunset
 
  Maurice Duruflé   Requiem  
  Antonin Dvorak   Mass in D
Requiem
Stabat Mater
Te Deum
 
  Sir Edward Elgar   The Dream of Gerontius
The Kingdom
The Music Makers
Scenes from the Bavarian Highlands
 
  Gabriel Fauré   Pavane
Requiem
 
  Gerald Finzi   Seven Partsongs Op.17
In Terra Pax
Magnificat *
Lo, the Full Final Sacrifice
Intimations of Immortality
 
  Stephen Foster   Four Plantation Songs  
  César Franck   Psalm 150  
  Rudolf Friml   The Vagabond King  
  Edward German   Merrie England  
  Gerald Gover   Ave Verum
Crux Aeterna
This Sceptered Isle §
 
  George Frederick Handel   Alceste
Athalia
Jephtha
Chandos Anthem No.9
Chandos Anthem No.10
Chandos Anthem No.11
Coronation Anthems
Dixit Dominus
Israel in Egypt
Judas Maccabaeus
Let Thy Hand Be Strengthened
Messiah
My Heart is Inditing
Ode for St Cecilia's Day
Samson
The King Shall Rejoice
Zadok the Priest
 
  Joseph Haydn   Creation Mass
Nelson Mass
Paukenmesse
The Creation
The Seasons - Spring
 
  Imogen Holst   Six Part Songs for Female Voices  
  Karl Jenkins   The Armed Man - A Mass for Peace
Gloria
 
  Arthur Honegger   King David  
  Joseph Horovitz   Captain Noah and his Floating Zoo
Horrortorio
 
  Charles Ives   Psalm 90  
  Leos Janacek   Rikadla (Nursery Rhymes)  
  Reginald Johnson   In Summertime on Bredon  
  Laurence Kubiak   Te Deum §  
  Constant Lambert   The Rio Grande  
  Franz Léhar   The Merry Widow (Concert version)  
  Franz Liszt   Missa Choralis  
  Jules Massenet   Eve
Mary Magdalene
 
  William Mathias   Ave Rex  
  Felix Mendelssohn   Elijah
Lauda Sion
Lobegesang (Symphony No.2)
St.Paul
 
  Claudio Monteverdi   Magnificat
Beatus Vir
Dixit Dominus
Gloria a 7
Vespers of 1610
 
  Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart   Coronation Mass K317
Mass in C Minor K427
Misericordias Domini K222
Requiem K626
Sancta Maria K273
Te Deum K141
 
  Modest Mussorgsky   St Nicholas Mass  
  Carl Orff   Carmina Burana  
  Sir Hubert Parry   Blest Pair of Sirens
England
I Was Glad
 
  Giovanni Pergolesi   Stabat Mater  
  Montague Phillips   The Rebel Maid  
  Francis Poulenc   Gloria
Stabat Mater
 
  Giacomo Puccini   Messa di Gloria  
  Henry Purcell   Come ye Sons of Art
Dido and Aeneas (Concert version)
Hail, Bright Cecilia!
King Arthur
 
  Sergei Rachmaninov   All-Night Vigil
The Bells
 
  Ottorino Respighi   Lauda per la Nativita del Signore  
  Gioacchino Rossini   Petite Messe Solennelle
Stabat Mater
 
  Edmund Rubbra   Missa in Honorem Sancti Domini
Song of the Soul
Tenebrae ‡
 
  John Rutter   A Sprig of Thyme
Birthday Madrigals
Magnificat
Psalmfest
Requiem
 
  Camille Saint-Saëns   Christmas Oratorio  
  Franz Schubert   Mass in G D167
Mass in E Flat D950
 
  Robert Schumann   Requiem Op.148  
  Bedrich Smetana   The Bartered Bride  
  Sir Charles Stanford   Phaudrig Crohoore
Songs of the Fleet
 
  Johann Strauss (II)   A Night in Venice (Concert version)
The Blue Danube
Die Fledermaus (Concert version)
 
  Igor Stravinsky   Mass  
  Sir Arthur Sullivan   Trial by Jury
Yeoman of the Guard
The Gondoliers (excerpts)
The Pirates of Penzance
 
  Karol Szymanowski   Stabat Mater  
  Eric Thiman   Songs of England  
  Sir Michael Tippett   A Child of our Time - Spirituals  
  Ralph Vaughan Williams   Benedicite
Dona Nobis Pacem
Fantasia on Christmas Carols
Festival Te Deum
Five Mystical Songs
Five Tudor Portraits
In Windsor Forest
Mass in G Minor
Sancta Civitas
Sea Symphony
Serenade to Music
Three Shakespeare Songs
Valiant for Truth
 
  Giuseppe Verdi   Aida - Grand March
Aroldo (Concert version)
Attila (Concert version)
Ernani (Concert version)
Requiem
Four Sacred Pieces
 
  Antonio Vivaldi   Gloria RV588  
  Sir William Walton   Belshazzar’s Feast
Gloria
Coronation Te Deum
 
  Grace Williams   The Dancers §  


  *    First UK performance of the original version with organ. Also first performance of the orchestral version.
  ¶    First live UK performance (a recording of a US concert had previously been broadcast by the BBC).
  §    First performance.
  ‡    First complete performance (No.1 had been performed separately before).