O Holy Night

Jambouree Cabaret Singers – soloists Kenneth Maciver and David Thomson

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Liam owes his success to Perth choir

LIAM BONTHRONE Another success story to emerge from the Jambouree Choir is Scottish tenor Liam Bonthrone. (The Courier, 23rd December 2019). He was born in Perth and is in his second year of postgraduate study at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama, under the tutelage of Robert Dean and Adrian Thompson. He recently won first prize in the GSMD …

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Teenah tells how music has helped her overcome her ‘dread’ of Christmas

Michael Alexander (The Courier 23rd December 2019) speaks to a Perth carol singer who has overcome mental health problems and a ‘dread’ of Christmas to feature prominently in a televised festive choir. When Teenah Bee appears on TV screens belting out Christmas carols in the beautiful setting of the 15th century St John’s Kirk in Perth on Tuesday evening, she’ll …

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O Come, O Come Emmanuel

Luke (piano) and Michelle (cello). Perth’s Jambouree Choir and Cabaret Singers will feature in a Christmas Celebration taking viewers of BBC Scotland and BBC One Scotland across midnight into Christmas morning. A highly talent group of musicians under the direction of Edna Auld. “We hope this song is an opportunity to reflect on everything we are blessed with in life—family, …

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Still, Still, Still

Soloists – Shannon and Iona Still, Still, Still is a traditional Austrian lullaby. The music and its verses reflect the peacefulness of the manger where Our Lady cared for the Infant Jesus, as well as the hope of salvation that has now been brought to mankind through The Incarnation. The Christmas Carol is believed to have originated in Salzburg in …

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Pueri Concinite – Teenah Bee

Lyrics in Latin Pueri concinite, nato regi psallite!Voce pia dicite: “apparuit quem genuit Maria!”Sunt impleta quem predixit Gabriel.Eja ! Eja ! Virgo Deum genuit quem divina voluit clementia.Hodie apparuit apparuit in Israel.Ex Maria virgine natus est Rex.Alleluia! English Translation Sing, children! Sing with the harp in a gentle voice of the King’s Birth.He has appeared who was born of Mary.All …

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