I am a high school choral director and my choirs have been given an incredible opportunity to sing Handel’s Messiah with an orchestra from another city. So, I have scheduled two extra rehearsals outside of class time to rehearse with the orchestra. I have required my students to attend these
My family (7 of us) is looking to add to our Christmas rep for caroling etc. We’ve done Stopford, Fissinger, Burt, etc. and are looking to expand our rep a bit. What are your recommendations for ME to MD pieces (a cappella) that just sparkle?
Can anyone shed any light on the use of the organ part with the full orchestra Hamelle edition (Kalmus reprint) of Faure’s Requiem? It appears to mostly double the string parts throughout which seems ridiculous, especially in cases (such as ours) where the organ chambers are a good 40 feet
Does anyone have Carl STam’s excellent post about the background of the texts of the Ceremony of Carols by Britten? or there was another post by Bill Pratt. than ks! LInda Tedford
Cincinnati Camerata announces its 2017 Composition Prize. Seeking submissions that are sacred or secular, mixed choir (SATB, maximum divisi SSAATTBB), unaccompanied, and no longer than 5 minutes. Prize of $500 and potential recording or live performance. Jury of composition and choral faculty at University of Cincinnati and Xavier University. Complete
Specifically, songs that are not just rearrangements of popular songs.
Looking for songs with the theme of time for an SATB choir. Specifically, songs that are not just rearrangements of popular songs.
Tillamook Community Chorus (west coast of Oregon), with an developing level of readership. First 1/2 of the concert will be, “Vivaldi”, Gloria. Second 1/2: Whitacre Five Hebrew Love Songs; Holst I Love My Love; Clausen O My Love’s Like a Red, Red Rose; and LaBarr Now Touch the Air Softly.
I’ve seen several different editions and the old one we’ve used at church for 100 years has a repeat of 4 measures that others don’t. The measures in question are immediately before the G Major “Come ye lofty, come ye lowly” section, (at about m. 107) and are the end
I’ve seen several different editions of “Christmas Day” by Holst, ,and the old one we’ve used at church for 100 years has a repeat of 4 measures that others don’t. The measures in question are immediately before the G Major “Come ye lofty, come ye lowly” section, (at about m.