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Light Music (Madrigals, folk songs, ballads, modern popular songs):

A little night music (based on Eine Kleine Nachtmusik by Mozart)
ABBA smash hits (Benny Andersson, Stig Anderson & Björn Ulvaeus, arranged by Lin Marsh)
Ain't misbehavin' (Fats Waller & Harry Brooks/Razaf)
All in the April evening
All things bright and beautiful (John Rutter)
All through the night (arranged J.K.H. Rose 1997)
Anything Goes (Cole Porter, arranged Teena Chinn)
Auld Lang Syne (Robert Burns, arranged Alexander L'Estrange)
Autumn Leaves (Kosma/Mercer & Parsons)
Banaha (Congolese folksong)
Begone dull care
Best of the Beach Boys
Bobby Shaftoe
Can't take my eyes off you (Bob Crewe & Bob Gaudio, arranged Alexander L'Estrange)
Chattanooga Choo Choo (Harry Warren & Mack Gordon, arranged Pete Schmutte)
Christopher Robin is saying his prayers (H. Fraser-Simson)
Dance the cachucha
Diaphenia (C.V. Stanford)
Down by the riverside
Dream a little dream of me (Willy Schwandt, Fabian Andre & Gus Kahn, arranged Alexander L'Estrange)
Drunken Sailor (Traditional Shanty, arranged Jonathan Willcocks)
Duncan Gray (Robert Burns)
Eternal Father, strong to save (Traditional Hymn used by the RNLI)
Feel the spirit (John Rutter)
Flow gently sweet Afton (Robert Burns, arranged Alexander L'Estrange)
For the beauty of the earth
Funiculi Funicula
A Gaelic Blessing (John Rutter, words adapted from an old Gaelic tune))
Goin' home (Dvorak)
Hi ho nobody home
Home is a special kind of feeling (John Rutter)
I do like to be beside the seaside (John A. Glover-Kind)
I know where I'm goin'
Irish Blessing (Bob Chilcott)
(Is this the way to) Amarillo? (Neil Sedaka & Howard Greenfield, arranged Alexander L'Estrange)
It's a grand night for singing
I've got you under my skin (Cole Porter, arranged Charles Beale)
Land of hope and glory
Let's begin again (John Rutter)
Little David, play on your harp (Traditional spiritual, arranged Philip Kern)
Little Jack Horner (J. Michael Diack, in the style of Handel)
Londonderry Air (Traditional Irish, arranged Bob Chilcott)
Love walked in
Men of Harlech (Traditional Welsh, arranged J.K.H. Rose)
Michael row the boat ashore
(Theme from) New York, New York (John Kander, arranged Charles Beale)
Now on land and sea descending (Handel, words by S. Longfellow, arranged H.A. Chambers)
O sinner man (Traditional spiritual)
O thou, the central orb (Charles Wood)
O when the saints go marching in
Old McDonald had a farm (American Traditional, arranged George Mitchell)
Old Mother Hubbard (Traditional nursery rhyme, set in the style of Handel by Victor Hely-Hutchinson, arranged J. Michael Diack)
On Love (John Lennon and Paul McCartney)
Panis Angelicus (César Franck, arranged Henry Geehl)
Pick a bale of cotton (Traditional American, arranged Maurice Gardner)
Pokarekare Ana (Traditional Maori love song, arranged Mike Brewer)
Sailing (Gavin Sutherland, arranged Peter Hunt)
Seek sweet content (Wilbye)
Serenade (Bizet)
Skye boat song (Traditional Scottish, arranged Alexander L'Estrange)
So deep is the night (Chopin)
Songs of a Rainbow Nation (four songs from South Africa, Zulu & Botswana Traditionals, arranged Alexander L'Estrange)
Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel (Paul Simon)
Speed your journey
Summer Holiday (Bruce Welsh & Brian Bennett, arranged Anna Haxworth)
Swing low, sweet chariot (Traditional American, arranged Purcell J. Mansfield)
The Ash Grove (Traditional Welsh air "Llwyn On", arranged Gordon Jacob)
The drunken sailor (Traditional)
The Entertainer
The Goslings (Frederick Bridge)
The Lady is a tramp (Lorenz Hart & Richard Rodgers, arranged Charles Beale)
The long day closes
The Lord is my shepherd (Goodall)
The Mermaid (Traditional, arranged John Whitworth)
The Mexican Hat Dance
The music of life (Lin Marsh)
The rhythm of life (Coleman)
The sailor and young Nancy
The skylark
The Teddy Bears' Picnic (John Bratton, arranged Andrew Carter)
The Whistling Gypsy
The wraggle taggle gypsies
Three Hungarian folk songs (Lloyd and Seiber)
Two for the price of one (Traditional: Michael Finnigin; This Old Man; arranged Andrew Carter)
We're gonna make music for you
When I'm 64 (John Lennon and Paul McCartney)
Yesterday (John Lennon and Paul McCartney, arranged A.B. Preece)

Songs from the shows:

Andrew Lloyd Webber medley
Another Op'nin', Another Show (Cole Porter, Kiss Me Kate, with words modified to "in Stafford, Rugeley, or even Stowe")
Barcarolle (from The Tales of Hoffmann, Offenbach, arranged Purcell J. Mansfield)
Best of Bond (medley)
Blood Brothers medley
Getting to know you
(Medley from) Guys and dolls (Frank Loesser, arranged Mac Huff)
I whistle a happy tune
Joseph and the amazing Technicolor dreamcoat (Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber)
June is bustin' out all over
Les Misérables (Kretzmer & Schonberg)
Oh what a beautiful morning
South Pacific (Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers)
The Lion King
The Sound of Music (medley, Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers)
Trial by Jury (Gilbert & Sullivan)
West Side Story

Major Classical Choral Works:

Gloria (Antonio Vivaldi)
Messiah (Handel)
Questo è il cielo (Handel)
Speed your journey (G. Verdi)

Christmas Music:

Traditional Carols
A maiden most gentle
A Merry Christmas (Traditional West Country Carol, arranged by Arthur Warrell, including references to "figgy pudding")
Angels' Carol (John Rutter)
Break forth, o beauteous heavenly light (Bach Christmas Oratorio, arranged Patrick M. Liebergen)
Christmas Lullaby (John Rutter)
Come and worship! (John Rutter)
Come to the manger © Jad Winfield, written 13.01.90
The Coventry Carol (Pageant of the Shearmen and Tailors, 15th Century CE, arranged by Martin Shaw)
Cowboy carol (Cecil Broadhurst, arranged Malcolm Sargent)
De Virgin Mary
En! Natus est Emanuel (Michael Praetorius)
Gaudete! Gaudete! Christus est natus
Gold for a manger bed (Malcolm Archer, arranged Timothy Dudley-Smith)
Have yourself a merry little Christmas (Hugh Martin & Ralph Blane, arranged Alexander L'Estrange)
He smiles within his cradle
Infant holy
Jesu, joy of man's desiring (Bach Cantata BWV 147, arranged Michael Larking)
Kings came riding (Kevin Stannard)
Mary had a baby
Masters in the hall
Ring out the bells (Roger Emerson)
Ring the bells (Libby Larsen)
See the baby Jesus
Stille Nacht
Tell out the news
Thee with tender care (Bach Christmas Oratorio, arranged Patrick M. Liebergen)
When the sun's reborn (Nasrudin)
White Christmas (Words and music by Irving Berlin; according to the Guinness Book of World Records the version sung by Bing Crosby is the best-selling single of all time, with estimated sales in excess of 50 million copies worldwide)
Winter Solstice (Katherine Lucas)

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