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Andrew Everett

February 2019

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Snow has arrived  to see end of January and usher in February. Have not gone to choir practice Thursday or Friday or out on Saturday to gove Holy Communion to people in Hospital (both cancelled any way0.

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Andrew Everett

January 2019

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The time after Christmas is usually a drag, but this month has gone quickly. There is a lot of rehearsal time for concerts in the spring. I have done talks for AgeUK . I am doing my best to complete my book on Merz- an Eastertime finish is what I am aiming at. I am […]

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Andrew Everett

December 2018

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Christmas and its lead -up  is a time I both love and loathe loathe and love . I loath it because of the increasing shrill commercialism which begins as early as August, encouraging people to buy presents for people  which they don’t necessarily want . Furthermore despite all the push to promote balanced diet and […]

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Andrew Everett

November 2018

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This month was marked by 2 concerts for the remembrance of Armistice at Lanchester Methodist Church. Despite being too long, to many reading and speeches, not enough music,  the concert was a success. Outside was a covering of red ceramic poppies which was very effective as a memorial. I have asked to do sing-a-longs for […]

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Andrew Everett
Andrew Everett

September 2018

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This has been a busy month with hospital appointments, choir rehearsals and concerts as well as travelling to Saffron Walden to give a presentation about Sancton Wood.Here the audience was about 70 at a guesstimate and very receptive, especially after the nit-picking in the local press about the attribution of Audley End and Great Chesterford […]

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Andrew Everett

August 2018

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The weather has been cool in Cumbria. I was intrigued by how comparatively cool and green everything was compared with Being in Norfolk last month. i had an interesting ride on the Carlisle-Settle line (see Review-Railways). Jonas Kaufmann Towards th end of the month, we went to a film at Cineworld purporting to be a […]

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Andrew Everett

July 2018

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The two major events this month for me are firstly  the Lanchester Choral Society concert, which went surprisingly well considering the different scope of the music, from Thirty’s harmonies in the Cole Porter arrangement (I would have liked to do the whole 6 set of arrangements), throughout the repetitive rhythms of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘Joseph’ […]

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Andrew Everett

June 2018

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I enjoyed rehearsing for concert at the beginning of the month with Ushaw Choir in St Cuthbert’s Chapel in Ushaw College. The Faure’  ‘Requiem’ and Vivialdi ‘Gloria’  worked well in the acoustic of the chapel. Having to the college for decades as a Catholic Centre, for Masses and the liturgical celebrations,  I could not quite […]

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Andrew Everett