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Bath Bach Choir concert

There has been a change in the programme for the concert on November 11th. The Taverner piece Svyati has been replaced by ‘Close now thine eyes and rest secure‘ the first movement of Howard Goodall’s Requiem: Eternal Light. The whole programme reflects our thoughts on the eve of Remembrance Sunday. Starting at the west end […]

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Organ Recital January 18th

Our next afternoon organ recital is on Wednesday January 18th at 3pm, and will be given by James Anderson-Besant, who is the Organ Scholar at Gloucester Cathedral.  His programme includes: Toccata and Fugue in F Major, BWV 540 — Johann Sebastian Bach (1685 – 1750) Prélude sur l’Introit de l’Épiphanie, Op. 13 — Maurice Duruflé (1902 […]

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Janet Barton

We are saddened to report that Janet Barton died on December 9th.  She was for very many years the society’s concert secretary and played a large part in maintaining our high performance standards.  Her job included suggesting artists to engage, contacting them and making detailed arrangements, and ensuring that everything was in place on the […]

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Final concerts of 2016

On October 29th Daniel Cook, sub-Organist at Westminster Abbey, is performing on the famous Johnson organ of Malmesbury Abbey.  The organ recital is always one of the highlights of the MAMS season as distinguished organists have enjoyed playing this fine instrument.  Daniel Cook promises to maintain the high standard. He has produced a varied programme […]

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June 25th Oriel Singers

The Oriel Singers have confirmed the final programme for their forthcoming concert in Malmesbury Abbey. Entitled A Madrigal Odyssey it is a fascinating mixture of well-known Elizabethan madrigals (such as Sweet Suffolk Owl and Fair Phyllis), European pieces from the same period (including Monteverdi), songs by those who kept the tradition going (such as Pearsall) and contributions from more […]

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Excellent start to MAMS 2016 season

It was great to have such a full audience at our inaugural concert of the 2016 season. The concert was generously sponsored by Caroline Pym and her son Hugh in memory of her late husband Dr Michael Pym. Dr Pym was a well regarded GP in Malmesbury and he was one of the founding members […]

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