MCAA Festival Sydney Nov 2020 – Bulletins 1, 2 & 3

Male Choirs Association of Australia, Inc.
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MCAA Festival of Male Choirs 2020
12th December 2018
Bulletin No. 1

Dear fellow choristers,

Just a short bulletin to keep you informed of the progress made towards our next concert.
The committee has been working quietly to get things in place for the 2020 Festival.
Venue – Sydney Town Hall.
Date – 1st November 2020
• Weekend of Saturday, 31st October and Sunday, 1st November 2020
• Practice and rehearsal – Saturday 31st October, Pitt Street Uniting Church, 264 Pitt Street, Sydney – times and details to be advised.
• Final rehearsal, staging and Concert, Sunday, 1st November, Sydney Town Hall.
Songbooks – We will deliver song books by the end of April 2019.
I would like to thank the Musical Directors’ Advisory Group, and Neil Fleming and Brian Buckley, for making this happen. The final concert repertoire is included in this bulletin.
We are in discussions with a conductor, accompanists and supporting artists, the details of which will be forthcoming once they are finalised.
We look forward to seeing you in Sydney and thank you for your support.
I extend season’s greetings to you and your families.

Brother in song

Neil Kinsey
MCAA President

Male Choirs Association of Australia Inc
Repertoire for the 2020 Festival

1. Friendship in Song: Lyrics and Music by Paul Jarman
2. Anthem Lyrics by Tim Rice; Composed by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus; Arranged by Haydn James. Universal Music Publishing Pty Ltd.
3. Ave Verum: W A Mozart, Public Domain
4. Bring Him Home: from “Les Miserables”; arranged by L Bermingham 1985. Music and Lyrics Alain Boublil Music Ltd. Music Sales
5. Calon Lan: arranged by Edmund Walters; Roberton Music; Goodmusic Publishing
6. Hand Me Down My Silver Trumpet; Arranged by Rae Moses
7. My Lord What a Mornin’: arranged by R Lee Gilliam; G Shirmer Australia Pty Ltd.
8. Shenandoah: arrangement by Jack Hindmarsh; Banks Music England.
9. Sixteen Tons: Words and Music Mel Travis; Arranged by Ruth Artman; Alfred Publishing/Warner Chappell.
10. She: arranged by Alan Simmons 1994. Alan Simmons Music
11. Tell My Father: from the Musical “Civil War”; Music Jack Murphy; Music by Frank Wildhorn; Arranged by Andres Ramsay; Cherry Lane Music Company; Hal Leonard Corporation. Alfred Publishing Warner Chappell
12. There is Nothing Like a Dame: lyrics Oscar Hammerstein; Music by Richard Rogers; arranged by William Strickles; Hal Leonard Corporation
13. When the Saints Go Marching In: Arranged by John Rutter; publisher Oxford University Press.
14. You Raise Me Up: Lovland/Graham; arranged by Alwyn Humphreys; published by Peer Music; Alfred Publishing.

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