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Current notes
Rehearsals for Mass in Blue and Misa Criolla
Listen to Will Todd's Mass in Blue
Listen to various performances of Ariel Ramírez's Misa Criolla
Hints for pronouncing Misa Criolla NEW
Guides to Spanish pronunciation NEW

Current notes

Rehearsals for Mass in Blue and Misa Criolla

Rehearsals continue every Tuesday in Rehearsal Room 3, School of Music

Rehearsal schedule in the final week:
Monday 28 August: 7.30 – 9.30
Tuesday 29 August: 7.30 – 9.30
Wednesday 30 August: 7.30 – 9.30
Saturday 2 September: 10.00 – 1.00
All at the Hughes Baptist Church, Groom Street, Hughes

Listen to Will Todd's Mass in Blue

With Will Todd himself on piano:

Listen to Ariel Ramírez's Misa Criolla

This version features the amazing voice of Mercedes Sosa:

This one features (I believe) the composer himself on the piano:

Hints for pronouncing Misa Criolla

Rod has kindly provided these tips for pronouncing the Spanish in the Misa.

See also the detailed Guides to Spanish pronunciation.

Members' Responsibilities

The Llewellyn Choir's aims are to produce a high standard of choral music and to have fun both in rehearsing and performing. Over the choir's 30 years, we have developed a set of standards to help to ensure that we can meet these aims. They are meant to enhance, not restrict our enjoyment of the choir.

As a choir member, you are expected to:

Membership renewals

Download a membership renewal form and payment instructions:

Use this version if you just want to print it and fill it in by hand:
PDF print version

Use this version if you want to fill it in onscreen using your computer:
Onscreen fillable version
Note that it is not an online form - you have to save a copy to your computer, type your information into it, then either email it to the treasurer or print it and hand it to him at rehearsal.

Learning Resources

Pronunciation guides

Italian pronunciation guide [PDF, 51K]
Two sites which might be useful as general references for pronouncing Spanish (especially in Latin America):
This one is Mexican:

Midi files

Want to practice your part at home but don't have ready access to a keyboard? Click here to find midi files and mp3 files for both the current and previous concerts, along with instructions for using them.

Useful links

CyberBass is an amazing site – it contains a wealth of resources for choirs and singers, both free and for purchase. For example, for major works you can listen to midi files to help you learn your vocal line.

Choral Public Domain Library
The Choral Public Domain Library (CPDL) is an internet-based free sheet music website which specializes in choral music. It hosts a large collection of music scores and other supporting files (such as midi or other sound files) which can be freely downloaded and used.

The Silvis Woodshed
In the old days a singer would hide out in the woodshed to learn his notes. Now we have tools like midi to help us along. George Silvis hopes for this page to be a collection of midi files and tools to help singers learn their notes so that they can be ready to turn it into music when they go to rehearsal. A fantastis source of midi files for rehearsal.

King's Lynn Festival Chorus
King's Lynn Festival Chorus is the resident choir for one of the UK's growing music festivals. The Chorus was formed in 1977 for an inaugural concert conducted by Christopher Hogwood. They have a comprehensive library of midi files on their website: or

Choraline provides resources for choirs and singers- for example, vocal scores, folders, rehearsal CDs, pronunciation guides and more.

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