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Rehearsal Breaks

 

The  Spring Term will commence on Wednesday 9th January 2019. There will not be a rehearsal on Wednesday 24th April 2019

 

 

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 Performances

 

Dress 

Just a reminder to you all that our attire is black  - black top and bottom for Ladies , for men, the addition of a white shirt. We wear the pink scarves and kerchiefs provided as a touch of colour.Sheet Music should be put in a Plain Black Folder.

 

Music

Sheet Music should be put in a Plain Black Folder.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Aids

ALTO 1 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [8.0 MB]
ALTO 2 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [6.1 MB]
ALTO 3 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [7.9 MB]
ALTO 4 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [13.7 MB]
ALTO 5 Hiawatha part 1.mp3
MP3 audio file [16.2 MB]
ALTO 6 Hiawatha part 2.mp3
MP3 audio file [8.5 MB]
SOP 1 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [8.0 MB]
SOP 2 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [6.1 MB]
Revised
SOP 3 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [7.3 MB]
SOP 4 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [13.3 MB]
SOP 5 Hiawatha part 1.mp3
MP3 audio file [15.8 MB]
SOP 6 Hiawatha part 2.mp3
MP3 audio file [8.0 MB]
TENOR 1 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [8.1 MB]
TENOR 2 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [6.5 MB]
TENOR 3 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [4.3 MB]
TENOR 4 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [14.0 MB]
TENOR 5 Hiawatha part 1.mp3
MP3 audio file [17.4 MB]
TENOR 6 Hiawatha part 2.mp3
MP3 audio file [8.7 MB]
BASS 1 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [8.1 MB]
BASS 2 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [6.6 MB]
BASS 3 Black Knight .mp3
MP3 audio file [8.4 MB]
BASS 4 Black Knight.mp3
MP3 audio file [14.3 MB]
BASS 5 Hiawatha part 1.mp3
MP3 audio file [16.4 MB]
BASS 6 Hiawatha part 2.mp3
MP3 audio file [9.2 MB]

Weekly Summaries

16th January 2019

 

Warm up round.

 

 

Elgar – The Black Knight

 

Sops – Sing 1st part apart from Page 6/7 as previously stated.

Alto’s Page 4 2nds

Tenor – 1st except Page 8 – 2nd and bottom of line.

Bass- Generally 2nd Part

 

 

Scene 1

Sops – at Figure D – sing highest note all through this section.

All – Figure E – Turn page early – it speeds up

Note long and short endings. Loudly and Proudly – Short, On X2 Long

Bar 95 Bass – Different to previously

Bar 106 – sops – last three notes – semitones

Figure G  - Tenor sing 2nd part.

Bar 108 – Listen for Basses to sing last note of the bar …

Bar 172 – Feast – very short note.

Bar 172…. When woods and fields – All the same rhythm – singing in double thirds.

 

Scene 2

Figure C

Bass – Bottom Part

Tenor – Top

Alto – Top

Sops – Split – both parts – split as at Christmas

 

Bar 23 – Rhythm  - the same – last note short.

Bar 33 – Ghast  - short note.

 

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor – Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast.

 

Page 10 Figure 12 – starting point

Page 14 4 before 17 – That the time –watch notes.

Page 20 – Figure 25 – Sops 1st, Altos 2nd

Page 21 – Figure 26 – Tenor – Top, Bass Bottom.

Figure 27 – Swan’s down Smooth 2 beats.

End of Page 23 – quick page turn.

 

 

 

9th January 2019

 

The warming up sheet with the round will be used again this term.

 

Elgar – The Black Knight

This will start the concert.  A story – so the choir needs to concentrate on the words and tell the story.

 

General Comment about split parts in this Work

 

Sops – All First’s unless told otherwise

Altos-Generally Firsts – Page 4 do 2nd Part

Tenors – 1st Part

Basses – 2nd Part

 

Scene 1

Watch rhythm – Feast of Gladness

Used an open sound on Pentecost

 

Bar 30  - Altos – think about tuning off ‘Fields’

Bar 40 - Altos – Split at bar 40 – All sing 2nd part.

Bar 49 – ‘Spake’ 4 beats long – there is a rit in the bar before – and it will quieten.

Letter D  - Sops – Sing 2nd part Lux u and then Top sop line – and bottom part from bar 64  to letter E – so all words are sung.

Bar 66 – Watch Break is short.

Think about the pronunciation of Lux u riant     (Zoo = U ?)

Bar 72 Short note – Watch

Page 16 Sops split – Top Notes

Page 18 Bottom line – look at what the other parts are doing – comes togethe .

Bar 188 – 2 beats only on cost.

 

Samuel Coleridge-Taylor – Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast.

 

This comes from a much longer work.

 

Page 4 Top line  ‘And the Guests…. Gets quieter.

Fig 4 – Different Rhythm

Fig 5 – pronounce Bass   as in the  Sea-Bass the fish.

Page 13 Line 2 – Watch Rhythm and timing – Faster.

 

Future weeks – go through the pieces in order. Learning music is on the website with links to you tube as well. If your neighbour was not there on Wednesday – let them know that Les has some CD’s – donation of a pound to Society Funds.

 

Old CD-no need to return– but Les would welcome back any Plastic Wallets please.

 

 

 

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