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“All are touched by the quality of the performances and the opportunity to be still in a place of prayer. 

They leave feeling better for the experience; some can articulate this as connecting with God, some realise that the music has made a difference to how they are journeying, for others seeds have been sown and all feel refreshed.”                                                                                       

                                                                                        Rev Gill Hopkins – Church of the Holy Innocents, High Beach, Essex


Programmes

The trust offers churches and church groups a variety of programmes that can be used in outreach. David and Nicola Hooke are available to Seniors Groups during the week, both to provide a musical outreach programme and to give presentations that  raise the profile of,  and support for, the work of the trust.

Some of the themed programmes that are available for Saturday concerts and evening events are listed below for your information. Asaph is always looking to develop new programmes with varied themes and new musical resources so do not view what you see below as the limit of our programming.

The Light Shines in the Darkness


Light and Darkness is a theme familiar to all and one that also runs from the opening pages of scripture

through to the closing pages.

This programme for trumpets, sopranos, organ and flute includes Double Trumpet concertos, Mozart’s Alleluia, Stanley’s trumpet Voluntary, Dido’s Lament, Delibes Flower Duet and Stephen Adam’s Holy City


For more information contact music@asaphchristiantrust.org     

Classics for Trumpets and Voices

This programme takes it’s inspiration from music written as expressions of praise and prayer. Music includes Puccini’s Visi d’arte, Faure’s En Prière, Burgon’s Nunc Dimittis, Rossini’s Laudamus Te, Franck’s Panis Angelicus, the Prelude to the Te Deum by Charpentier along with other works for Trumpets and Organ

For more information contact music@asaphchristiantrust.org     

The Asaph Christmas Concert

This programme combines festive, seasonal music for the soprano, trumpet combination and combines it with the opportunity for everyone to join in with their favourite carols accompanied by organ, trumpets and soprano descants. Pieces include, For unto us and Rejoice Greatly from Messiah, Winter from the 4 Seasons, O Holy Night, Humperdinck’s Children’s Prayer and many more Festive favourites

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Remember, Remember, Remembrance

The 5th November, the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month call us to Remember. So does Christ! “Do this in Remembrance of me.”  

Music sensitively themed around these events and occasions includes Music from the Royal Fireworks, the Theme from Band of Brothers, Elgar’s Nimrod and Vivaldi’s Nulla in mundo pax sincera.

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Essential History

Music utilising the trio sonata combination is programmed to present an extremely concise Biblical overview.

Music includes With Verdure Clad - The Creation, How beautiful are the feet - Messiah, G Minor Violin Partita - Bach,             Cantilena for Flute - Poulenc and Trio Sonatas by Quantz and C.P.E.Bach

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Contact us to talk through the options - music@asaphchristiantrust.org

Music to Bring the House Down!


A programme of music looking at the variety

of uses of the Trumpet in the Bible.

This programme involves 8 Trumpets, Timpani and continuo and includes works by Altenburg, Bach, Biber, Scheidt, Francaix, Handel, Diabelli and Zelenka.

The Jericho Trumpet Choir takes no responsibility for any structural damage inflicted during the performance of this programme!

For more information contact music@asaphchristiantrust.org     

Music for the Soul


Our most recent programe utilises an ensemble of

strings, trumpets, organ and soprano. It includes Handel’s sparkling Aria “Destero dall’ empia dite” from Amadigi, Pacelbel’s Canon in D an Epistle Sonata by Mozart, the Benedictus from Haydn’s Little Organ Mass and explores

J.s.Bach’s famous quote

“The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.”  

For more information contact music@asaphchristiantrust.org