Home practice for February rehearsals in preparation for February and March performances
Thank you to everyone for a beautiful and inspiring concert at Historic St. John's Church on January 27th!
CANTARE CHOIR PERFORMANCE Sun. Feb. 26 - 11:00 a.m. Worship Service, Grace & Holy Trinity, Repertoire: Prelude: Kekeli Tso, Precious Lord
At the offertory: Pergolesi Magnificat with strings - ENTIRE
Communion: O Wondrous Type, (Vocalise - HAE piano and Beth Almore, cello)
Hymns & service music: #460 Alleluia Sing to Jesus, #S28 Gloria, #S129 Sanctus, #129 Christ Upon the Mt. Peak,
#380 v. 3 Doxology, #618 Ye Watchers and Ye Holy Ones
Note added 2/9/17 Cantare members can refer to this link in preparing for the Pergolesi Magnificat https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ECOP5WLfvJo
Cantare Choir - Rehearsal preparation leading up to February 26 church service
Pergolesi Magnificat - Learn all parts in solfege and with text.
Kekeli Tso, Precious Lord, O Wondrous Type - Review and keep in your memory. We would still be happy to audition a soloist for the ad lib part on the last verse.
We will use service music for warm-up reading exercises in rehearsals in February.
Cantare Choir - Rehearsal preparation leading up to March 19 performance
Cantare: Learn Cherokee Morning Song 2 min., Mattaponi Song of Gratitude 2 min.
Review Hey, Hello, Bonjour, Guten Tag 1 min. , Let's Say Hello 4 min, Kekeli Tso Kekeli Me 1:30 min.
O wondrous type, Precious Lord, Take My Hand, Mi Chamocha, O How Amiable, Siyahamba, Abide with Me
Pro Arte: Bach Wie will ich mich freuen - Learn in solfege and in German. D is "DO."
Review Adam lay ybounden
Cavalieri: Review Magnificat Movement #4and "Lina Avatara"
Looking ahead: Learn Lassus Beatus vir in solfege E is "DO" and in Latin
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 63 minutes of music - Repertoire:
Hey, Hello, Bonjour, Guten Tag 1 min. Jutta Gorschlüter
Let's Say Hello 4 min. L. Maierhofer
Kekeli Tso Kekeli Me 1:30 min. T. W. Kwami (1916-1987)
Cherokee Morning Song 2 min.
Mattaponi Song of Gratitude 2 min.
Siyahamba 4 min.
All Choirs 15 min.
All Praise to God Who Reigns Above 2 min Melchior Vulpius, arr. Ludwig Lenel
Et exultavit 2:30 Vivaldi
Hashivenu 2:30 min Israeli Folksong, arr. Doreen Rao
Gavotte, from Solfege Suite #2 3 min Ken Berg
Two Singing Songs 2-4 min. Bob Chilcott
Concert Choir 14 min.
Adam lay ybounden 2:30 Martha Jones Burford (b. 1964)
Wie will ich mich freuen 6min Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1759)
Et misericordia from Magnificat 2 min. Pergolesi
Samantha André, soprano & Meaghan Nuckols, alto
Pro Arte Choir 11 min
Suscepit Israel (He Hath Holpen Israel) from Magnificat 2 min. Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710-1736)
Lína Avatárá 4min Indic Carol, arr. Gil Robbins (1931-2011)
Cavalieri Choir 6 min
O wondrous type! 1:30 Aeterne Rex altissime, plainsong, Mode 1, 14th c.
Precious Lord, Take My Hand, 3:30 text Joyce Merman Thomas Dorsey (1899-1993) arr. Ringwald
Mi Chamocha 3:30 Allan Blank (1925-2013)
O How Amiable 3:30 Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958)
Cantare Choir 12 min
America the Beautiful 2 min. Samuel Augustus Ward
Abide with Me 2:30 Eventide, William Henry Monk (1823-1889)
Descant, David Willcocks (1919-2015)
Audience sing-along 5 min.
Concert Choir Rehearsal preparation leading up to March 19 performance
Vivaldi Et exultavit - learn in solfege ("DO" is B-flat) and with text
Chilcott Two Singing Songs - learn in solfege #1 Sing You Now ("DO" is A) and #2. The Singing of Birds ("DO" is D) Part 1 - Siara, Laila, Matilde, Courtney; Part 2 - Alexandra, Kamirra, Matthew, Sophie, Erica
Cherokee Morning Song - learn in solfege ("DO" is F)
Mattaponi Song of Gratitude - learn in solfege ("DO" is C)
Keep in your memory "All Praise to God," "Hashivenu," "I Hear America Singing," "Gavotte," Hello Songs, Peta kupa, and Kekeli.
TREBLE CHOIR PERFORMANCE: Proposed Repertoire for Sun. 3/26, 11:00 a.m. Worship Service, Westover Hills United Methodist Church, 1705 Westover Hills Blvd.
Kekeli Tso, Kekeli Me
Anthem Greater Richmond Children's Treble Choir
Amazing Grace, arr. Núñez/Erb
Offertory Anthem Greater Richmond Children’s Treble Choir
I Hear America Singing - André Thomas
† Benediction Greater Richmond Children’s Treble Choir
Twenty-Third Psalm - An Interpretation, Frances Waterman
Plus hymns and service music
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.