Close Harmony


Guy is one of the Lay Clerks (six professional singing men) in the Cathedral Choir at Southwell Minster.

The Lay Clerks sing repertoire for six voices a cappella, in the manner of the King’s Singers, with music ranging from sacred music to folksongs, standards and comic numbers.

To discuss booking the lay clerks for a concert or entertainment, contact guy on


Many of Guy’s songs exist in arrangements for male voices in Close Harmony. For instance:

Six part: AATTBB

Tequila Samba
Suburban Cowboy
The Potato Song
Contentious Subjects (a comic version of a Bach Fugue)
Star Turn

Tequila Samba
Suburban Cowboy
Star Turn
Go Take a Train
Contentious Subjects
Dr Notion’s Potion
Bitter Lemon
Sloe Gin Blues
Rum Rag
The Frimley Carol Singer
The Cycling Santa
I’ll Remember You
This Pie’s Too Big

There are also many arrangements of folksongs and standards:

Over the Rainbow
Cry me a River
When you wish upon a star
Dormi Dormi
O Waly Waly

O Waly Waly
The Cooper of Fife
Hunting the Hare
Danny Boy
Lagan Love
Maybe this Time
Money Money
Crazy for You
We Go Together
Chatanooga Choo Choo
It Might as well be Spring
True Love
Putting it Together

There are also arrangements for eight voices: SSAATTBB
Dormi Dormi
Storm Front
The Great Escape Theme
Schindler’s List Theme
The Magnificent Seven Theme

For copyright reasons, apart from the folksongs, the above arrangements are not available for sale, but are given here as an example of the sort of repertoire Guy works with as an arranger.

Contact if you would like to commission an original close harmony number or an arrangement