Week of March 5, 2017

Practice instructions


Practice instructions – at least 20 minutes per day


Learn: It’s in My Desk – notes on solfege (photocopied pages). Originals will arrive by next rehearsal.

Review: Heaven, Lady of Liberty with middle sections, Love is Little, How Can I Keep From Singing?, America the Beautiful


New: Sakura – review solfege for entire piece. (Soprano 1 – Caetie, Maria and Shantoya; Soprano 2 – Wills, Marquita and Nishorgo; Alto 1 – Kamirra and Molly, Alto 2 – Matilde, Keziah and Nora)

May God be Merciful – learn solfege through the end of the three part round.

(Voice 1 – Wills, Nishorgo, Shantoya and Caetie; Voice 2 – Kamirra, Keziah, Marquita and Maria; Voice 3 – Molly, Matilde, Nora)

The Old Carrion Crow – Learn notes on solfege through m. 42.

Review: Lady of Liberty with middle sections, How Can I Keep From Singing?, America the Beautiful


Pro Arte/Cavalieri

Mass for Three Voices: Please finish learning notes and rhythms for the Sanctus and Agnus Dei! We perform these pieces on March 18th! Practice counting while singing your part, singing on solfege syllables for tuning, and singing with the text while carefully thinking about rhythm. I will hear one, possible two, on a part next week. Remember to use the recording: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Am1PQ0p39w

Remember to give slight crescendos on longer note values. Also, remember to lift on dots and repeated notes.

Continue to review the Kyrie and Gloria. Practice the same way that has been suggested above.

Review hymns and Psalm for March 18th

Review: Out of the Depths, Freedom is Coming, God of Still Waiting (especially the text on the last page), Grant Peace and Draw the Circle Wide.

Simple Song – Learn notes in solfege for entire piece. Cavalieri sings first page through m.19 on p. 2 alone. Cantare sings mm. 24 – 63. Cavalieri sings mm. 71 – end.

Gloria Tibi - Work out solfege for the entire piece. Pages 7&8 are the same as p. 4 middle – p. 5.