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Vocal ensemble’s calming music to feed the soul




Suffolk vocal group Octave Vocal Ensemble ANL-151202-162213001
Suffolk vocal group Octave Vocal Ensemble ANL-151202-162213001

An eight-piece vocal group is bringing their take on contemplative music to Bury St Edmunds on February 28.

The Octave Vocal Ensemble will be asking their audience at St Edmunds Catholic Church, in Westgate Street, to try out a new kind of music for the soul.

In a meditation-themed evening, they will perform music from a number of 15th and 16th century composers.

On the programme is ‘Lamentations of Jeremiah’, an unaccompanied piece by English composer Thomas Tallis.

The ensemble will also perform pieces by Cornish, Lassus, Lotti, Tomkins, Pearsall, de Wert and Bach, as well as a 21st century piece by composer Morten Lauridsen.

Entry is free, but donations will go to the Building Bridges Project with Siem Reap in Cambodia and Jessie’s Fund, a music therapy charity for sick children.

Formed in 1988 with singers from around Suffolk, the ensemble is viewed as one of the formemost in the county.



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