GRCC HOME PRACTICE INSTRUCTIONS - 2015-2016 SEASON
for Spring Break and
Rehearsals April 4-5 at Grace & Holy Trinity
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CANTARE CHOIR FOR AN OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE AT THE KENNEDY CENTER MARCH 19!
ALL CHOIRS SHOULD WATCH THE LIVE VIDEO OF THE ENTIRE PERFORMANCE ON THE KC WEBSITE AT THIS LINK:
Cavalieri Choir - Be prepared for April 4 Rehearsal
Learn your part and words on these two new 3-part pieces:
Top: Wm & Josh, Middle: Owen & Shaandro, Bottom: Gavin & Mr. Pete
Regina Coeli - dotted half equals about 60 in 3/4 time and the half note equals 60 in cut time.
Amo, Amas, I Love a Lass - half note equals about 76. Note refrain repeats.
Pro Arte Choir - Be prepared for April 4 Rehearsal
Learn your part and words on these two pieces.
'Tis the Gift to Be Simple - 4 part - Soprano 1, Soprano 2, Alto 1, Alto 2
Soprano 1 - Nina, Grace, Nyla, Dominique, Clara
Soprano 2 - Jyoti, Madeline R., Sharita, Tori-Anna, Madeleine W.
Alto 1 - Lauren, Kennedy, Danielle, Aidan, Naomi, Carson
Alto 2 - Dorcas, Amaya, Katherine, Jack, Chip
Didn't It Rain - This is a great song, but the part divisions are crazy!
Please read carefully and mark your score! Section leaders will check this on April 4.
Page 1 - All sing in unison
Page 2- Sopranos 1 and 2 sing melody in unison on the top line(see division above)
Alto 1 sing the top notes on the second line and Alto 2 sing the bottom notes on the second line
Page 3 - For "It rained forty days...." The following altos sing the second line melody:
Dorcas, Amaya, Katherine, Jack, Chip, Lauren, Kennedy
For 2-part division "Noah was glad" and "ooh" the following sopranos sing the top notes:
Clara, Dominique, Nyla, Grace, Nina, Madeleine W., Tori-Anna
And these mezzos sing the bottom notes of the top line:
Danielle, Aidan, Naomi, Carson, Jyoti, Madeline R., Sharita
For 3-part division on the 3rd system (still on page 3) with words, "Ooh, at my command!"
Top notes: Clara, Dominique, Grace, Madeleine W.
Middle notes: Nyla, Nina, Tori-Anna, Madeline R., Jyoti
Bottom notes: Danielle, Sharita, Carson, Naomi, Aidan
Page 4 (starting at pick-up note bottom 3 marked "Solo"
Dorcas and Amaya learn alto solo "Just listen...."
Tori-Anna and Dominique learn top notes ofSolo "ahs" on page 4
Aidan and Katherine learn bottom notes of Solo "ahs" on page 4 (Note that siblings have been chosen for the solo ahs, so you can practice together at home and be ready on April 4th.)
At repeat sign on page 4, all go back to the beginning until top of page 3 where verse 2. begins with the word "The" and skip to bottom of page 4 where it says "2nd time".
Page 4 bottom through top of Page 6:
Same division of parts and soloists on the 2nd verse as on the 1st verse!
Page 6 - All sing unison (sopranos top line and altos second line, but notes are the same)
Page 7 to first note top of page 8 - Use your Soprano - Mezzo - Alto division for this page:
Top line: Tori-Anna, Madeleine W., Nina, Grace, Nyla, Dominique, Clara
Middle line: Danielle, Aidan, Naomi, Carson, Jyoti, Madeline R., Sharita
Lower line: Dorcas, Amaya, Katherine, Jack, Chip, Lauren, Kennedy
Page 8, 2nd note to the bottom of the page - Ignore top line!
Sing in 4 part division as noted above: S1 top notes of middle line, S2 bottom notes of middle line, A1 top notes of lower line, A2 bottom notes of lower line.
Cantare Choir - Be prepared for April 4 Rehearsal
Learn your parts and words on these two new songs:
Plenty-A-Music - SAB division - Pro Arte sing Soprano and Alto, Cavalieri sing Baritone
Singen macht Spass - Everyone learn the single line to sing in unison and in a round and Cavalieri also learn the bass-ostinato.
Next performance for Concert Choir
Sat. April 16, 2:00 p.m. Lyrics, Laughter & Learning! Richmond Public Library Gellman Room Concert, 101 E. Franklin St. 23219 - Concert Choir
Mattaponi Song of Gratitude 3 min
Cherokee Morning Song 2 min
May God Be Merciful - Tallis' Canon - Psalm 67 Matthew Parker's Psalter 1561 - 2 min.11/24
Walking in the Air 4 min.
Evening Prayer - Humperdinck -3 min11/24
(A Zoo for You - piano solo by Léa)
He's Got the Whole World in His Hands 2:30 min
Old MacDonald Had a Farm - 2 min.
Sing! - 3 min.
Concert Choir - Be prepared for April 4 Rehearsal
Memorize your part this week in: Old MacDonald & Sing!
Review We're Walking in the Air - Secure your part and be able to hold it.
Soprano: Colin, Sophie, Cameron, Faith, Noelle, Lillian, Kari
Altos (top notes when divided): Austyn, Lea, Nina, Kamirra
Altos (bottom notes when divided): Brock, Lauren, Wesley, Xander
May God Be Merciful to Us
Verses 2 & 3 these choristers sing Voice part 1: Faith, Kamirra, Nina, Noelle, Austyn
Verses 2 & 3 these choristers sing Voice part 2: Lauren, Wesley, Sophie, Lily, Léa, Kari
Verses 2 & 3 these choristers sing Voice part 3: Brock, Cameron, Colin, Xander
Review He's Got the Whole World in His Hands, Evening Prayer, Mattaponi Song
Next performance for Treble Choir
Sun. April 17, 11:00 a.m. Worship Service, Westover Hills United Methodist Church, 1705 Westover Hills Blvd. - Treble Choir
He's Got the Whole World in His Hand
Praise the Lord with Cheerful Noise Handel
My Shepherd Will Supply My Need 664
Treble Choir - Be prepared for April 5 Rehearsal
Sing from memory:
Praise the Lord with Cheerful Voice
My Shepherd Will Supply My Need