GRCC HOME PRACTICE INSTRUCTIONS - 2015-2016 SEASON
Concert Choir April 16 Library Concert
Treble Choir Westover Hills Methodist Church Service April 17
and Rehearsals April 18-19 at Grace & Holy Trinity
Next performance for Cantare Choir - new music in bold -
ALL MUSIC MUST BE MEMORIZED FOR APRIL 18 MANDATORY REHEARSAL
Sunday, April 24, 4 p.m. German Tour Send-Off Concert - St. Michael's Episcopal Church 8706 Quaker Lane, Bon Air, 23235 - Cantare Choir
Non Nobis Domine 1 min. - Cantare
Ich will den Herrn loben alle Zeit2 min - Pro Arte
Wie schön leuchtet der Morgenstern 3min - Cavalieri
Bach 80 no. 1 & 8 - 3 min. - Cantare
Bach 111 1st Coro5:30 min - Cantare
'Tis the Gift to Be Simple 1:30
Wade in the Water 1:40
Song of the Stars 4:15
Didn't It Rain 2min.
Regina Coeli- Aichinger 2 min.
Lord Don't Move 3:48
sam was a man 2:15
Amo Amas, I Love a Lass 2min.
A Prayer of Desmond Tutu - Oct. 17 - 2:20min
Exhilaration Is the Breeze 2:25min
Living in a Holy City - Oct. 17 - 3:15 min.
Plenty-A-Music 2:20 min.
Singen macht Spass 2 min
Blue Skies 2:15
Cavalieri Choir - Be prepared for April 18 Mandatory Rehearsal
MEMORIZE 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 18 Mandatory Rehearsal
MEMORIZE 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 11.
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 and Nyla learn top notes of Solo "ahs" on page 4
Aidan and Katherine and Jack 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 18 Mandatory Rehearsal
MEMORIZE 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 - Have all music memorized. Readings do not need to be memorized.
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
The No Laugh Race - 10 min. @
Old MacDonald Had a Farm - 2 min.
Sing! - 3 min.
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
Concert Choir - April 18 Rehearsal
We will distribute and rehearse the rest of the music for the May 14 Henricus Park performances.
Review the rounds we handed out earlier.
Next performance for Treble Choir - Have anthems in bold below memorized. Do not memorize other hymns.
Sun. April 17, 11:00 a.m. Worship Service, Westover Hills United Methodist Church, 1705 Westover Hills Blvd. - Treble Choir
(Bach and Tchaikovsky piano preludes played by Alina)
He's Got the Whole World in His Hand
Praise the Lord with Cheerful Noise Handel
My Shepherd Will Supply My Need 664
Hymns to be sung with music and congregation: Lamb of God 2113, Shepherd Me O God 2058,
The King of Love My Shepherd Is 138
(Scarlatti Sonata played by Mr. Pete)
Treble Choir - April 19 Rehearsal
We will begin rehearsing the Allan Blank songs we gave you two weeks ago.
YOU CAN STILL SEE THE CANTARE CHOIR MARCH 19TH CONCERT ON THE KENNEDY CENTER WEBSITE AT THIS LINK: