Home practice for March rehearsals in preparation for March-June performances
Thank you to the Cantare Choir, instrumentalists, and all our GRCC and GHTC family who made the February 26th service at Grace & Holy Trinity such a beautiful and moving experience for so many people.
UPCOMING CONCERT CHOIR AND CANTARE CHOIR PERFORMANCE
Sun. March 19, 4:00 p.m. Old St. John's Church Concert Series, 103 St. John's Church Lane, West Point, VA 23181 - Cantare and Concert Choirs 50 minutes of music - Repertoire: (Revised March 2)
Hey Hello, Bonjour, Guten Tag 1 min. Jutta Gorschlüter
Let's Say Hello 4 min. L. Maierhofer
All Choirs 5 min. Martin, guitar - choir in front
All Praise to God Who Reigns Above 2 min Melchior Vulpius, arr. Ludwig Lenel
Hashivenu 2:30 min Israeli Folksong, arr. Doreen Rao
Et exultavit 2:30 Vivaldi
Concert Choir 7 min., Crystal organ - choir in organ loft
Lína Avatárá 4min Indic Carol, arr. Gil Robbins (1931-2011)
Cavalieri Choir 4 min, Crystal organ, choir in front, Hope finger cymbals
Adam lay ybounden 2:30 Martha Jones Burford (b. 1964)
Let It Shine! 3 min. Traditional Spiritual, arr. Don Besig
Pro Arte Choir 6 min, Crystal organ, choir in organ loft
Cherokee Morning Song 2 min Traditional Cherokee
Mattaponi Song of Gratitude 2 min Sharon Sun Eagle
All Choirs 4 min., choirs in front, Hope drum, various other percussion to choir members
America the Beautiful 2 min. Samuel Augustus Ward
Audience participate 2 min., Crystal organ
Precious Lord, Take My Hand, 3:30 text Joyce Merman Thomas Dorsey (1899-1993) arr. Ringwald
Mi Chamocha 3:30 Naomi cantor Allan Blank (1925-2013)
Magnificat 6 min. Pergolesi
Et misericordia - Samantha, soprano & Meaghan, alto
Suscepit Israel - Owen, tenor & Emmett, bass
O How Amiable 3:30 Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Cantare Choir 17 min, Crystal organ
Abide with Me 2:30 Eventide, William Henry Monk (1823-1889)
Descant, David Willcocks (1919-2015)
Audience participate 3 min. Crystal organ
Kekeli Tso Kekeli Me 1:30 min. T. W. Kwami (1916-1987)
Siyahamba 4 min. South African Freedom Song
Zulu: Siyahamb’ e-ku-kha-nye-ni kwen-kos.
English: We are marching in the light of God.
Spanish: Mar-cha-re-mos en la luz de Dios.
East Coast Algonquin: Ki kanti ke-shaw-tewh O-kee-se-men-to.
All Choirs, 6 min., Crystal djembe
Cantare Choir - Rehearsal preparation leading up to March 19 performance
Cantare: Memorize Cherokee Morning Song, Mattaponi Song of Gratitude.
Learn parts for Siyahamba and America the Beautiful.
Review Abide with Me in parts with soprano descant, Kekeli, Precious Lord, O How Amiable, Hello Songs, Magnificat II, III, IV with soloists Samantha, Meaghan, Owen, and Emmett, Mi Chamocha with Naomi soloist
Pro Arte: Review Adam lay ybounden, Let It Shine
Cavalieri: Review Lina Avatara
Added CANTARE Repertoire for April and June performances:
Four- part National Anthem (to be distributed March 6) a cappella, Hope direct
Praise Ye the Lord Ye Children (to be distributed March 6) a cappella, Hope direct
More Love (distributed Feb. 27) a cappella, Hope direct
The Storm Is Passing Over (to be distributed March 6) Pete piano, Hope direct
Added CAVALIERI Repertoire for April and June performances:
Beatus vir - Lassus - a cappella, Pete direct
A Tree Toad - Hope piano, Pete direct
Grow Green - Dvorak (to be distributed March 6) - Hope piano, Pete direct
Added PRO ARTE Repertoire for April and June performances:
Wie will ich mich freuen (distributed Feb. 26) Pete piano, Hope direct
Edelweiss, Pete piano, Hope direct
Camino Caminante (to be distributed March 6) Pete piano, Hope direct, other percussion TBD
Concert Choir Rehearsal preparation leading up to March 19 performance
Vivaldi Et exultavit - learn in solfege ("DO" is B-flat) and with text
Cherokee Morning Song - learn in solfege ("DO" is F)
Mattaponi Song of Gratitude - learn in solfege ("DO" is C)
Siyahamba, Abide with Me, America the Beautiful
Keep in your memory "All Praise to God," "Hashivenu," "Kekeli" and Hello Songs
Added CONCERT CHOIR Repertoire for April and June performances:
Two Singing Songs: Sing after Me, Singing of Birds - Chilcott
Sing in the Sunshine (to be distributed March 6)
If I Had a Hammer (on order - to be distributed when it arrives)
Keep in memory: Gavotte, I Hear America Singing, No Laugh Race, Peta Kupa
TREBLE CHOIR PERFORMANCE: Repertoire for Sun. 3/26, 11:00 a.m. Worship Service, Westover Hills United Methodist Church, 1705 Westover Hills Blvd. Everything in bold should be sung from memory.
Prelude: Hello Songs, Kekeli Tso, Kekeli Me
Anthem: Amazing Grace, arr. Núñez/Erb
Offertory Anthem: I Hear America Singing - André Thomas
† Benediction: Twenty-Third Psalm - An Interpretation, Frances Waterman
Hymns: No. 432 Jesu, Jesu, No. 430 O Master Let Me Walk with Thee, No. 95 Doxology (will distribute March 7)
Treble Choir - Rehearsal preparation leading up to March 26 church service
Practice 23rd Psalm in solfege and with words. F is "DO".
"Amazing Grace" We have made cuts to this arrangement: Sing in unison pages 4 through top of 6. At the end of measure 35 cut to measure 52 at the bottom of page 7 "When we've been there...." Stop at the bottom of page 8. 23rd Psalm and "Amazing Grace" to be learned for March performance.
Review I Hear America Singing, Hello Songs, and Kekeli. Sing from memory. Sing hymns from music.
Added TREBLE CHOIR Repertoire for April, May and June performances:
Gift to Be Simple
Little Betty Bland
Sing in the Sunshine, America the Beautiful (to be distributed March 6)
Keep in memory: A Windy Story, I Hear America Singing, No Laugh Race, Peta Kupa, Hello Songs