Warmup #1 … descending scales:
Warmup #2 … arpeggios (“See-ah”) … do after having done warmup #1 (scales)
Douglas Guest, For the Fallen (Original key, E Major). Choir of Lincoln College Oxford, Benjamin Nicholas director, 1998.
Here’s a link to the “Brahms Amen” which will conclude the reprise of ‘For the Fallen’. Scroll ahead to 3:47 for the Amen.
Brahms Requiem (in English, with full orchestra) Mormon Tabernacle Choir, Utah Symphony, Craig Jessop conductor, 1999.
Soloists: Nathan Gunn, Janice Chandler Note: Translation and text underlay do not always match our scores!! That’s ok.
Movement 1 Blessed are they that mourn / 3:09 They that sow in tears shall reap in joy
Movement 2 Behold, all flesh is as the grass / 4:03 Now therefore be patient, O my brethren
Movement 3 Lord, make me to know mine end / 6:23 But the righteous souls are in the hand of God
Movement 4 How lovely is thy dwelling place
Movement 5 Ye now are sorrowful, yea I will comfort you as one whom his own mother comforteth
Movement 6 Here on earth have we no continuing place / 5:49 Worthy art thou to be praised
Movement 7 Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord
A Christmas Carol Study Tracks posted October 10
#1 Veni Veni Piano part (sing along with this…your part is not always played, this is just what the band plays):
Veni Veni Soprano notes only:
Veni Veni alto notes only:
Veni Veni tenor notes only:
Veni Veni bass notes only:
#2 Ding Dong merrily on high: Link to video, start at 1:17:
#3 God rest ye merry/Carol of the Bells, piano part:
God rest ye merry/Carol of the Bells, soprano notes only:
God rest ye merry/Carol of the Bells, alto notes only:
God rest ye merry/Carol of the Bells, tenor notes only:
God rest ye merry/Carol of the Bells, bass notes only:
#4 We wish you a merry Christmas:
video #1 link (good choir, a bit slow, odd breath at end)
video #2 link (not as good a choir, a bit fast, doesn’t observe fermatas or all breaths)