Choral and Orchestral Societies

1902 The Musical Times and Singing Class Circular  
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more » ... performance in London, and both the cantata and its composer who made a genial speech to the audiencewere received with enthusiasm. The re-organisation of the Bach Choir has been steadily proceeding since the beginning of last year. The result, as regards balance of voices and quality of tone, is very encouraging, and the number of singers at present enrolled is about I20, of whom nearly half are new members. It is proposed during the forthcoming season to double the number. Rehearsals are now being held on Tuesday evenings at the Lecture Theatre, South Kensington Museum. We understand that a concert of unaccompanied music will be given in the spring, at rhich a Mass of Palestrina's and a Motet by J. S. Bach will be performed.
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