We are the Storytellers: Aesop's Fables and Other Tall Tales

Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.

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REHEARSAL SCHEDULE              NURSERY RHYME CANON GROUPS              SOP/ALTO 3-PART SPLIT

MUSIC, NOTES, AND PERFORMANCE RECORDINGS - presented in tentative concert order (excluding SCYC pieces)

The Tree in the Wood

Traditional English Folk Tune

Sheet Music

No performance recording available

NOTES: this piece will accompany the building of a tree set-piece by the actors and some youth.

The Tortoise and the Hare

Meader

Sheet Music

Performance Recording

NOTES: All splits as marked. Get ready for a tongue twister! Performed with our actors. 

Laugh Kookaburra (Sopranos and Altos ONLY with SCYC)

Sinclair with Chilcott

Sheet Music

Performance Recording

NOTES: We will perform this piece with the Snohomish County Youth Chorus choirs, so which parts you sing will be different than noted in the sheet music. 3-part split used.

Gartan Mother's Lullaby

Ginsberg

Sheet Music 

Performance Recording

NOTES: Be mindful and precise with the different eighth and sixteenth note rhythms.

The Mountain in Labour  

Chilcott

Sheet Music

Performance Recording                           

NOTES: 

Soprano 2 on middle note whenever there are three.

Alto 2 dropping down to Tenor 1 in mm. 120-123 and 126-128.

Tenor on bottom note for m. 118 and 126; middle note for mm. 120 and 128.

 

The Forest of Loo

Dresser

Sheet Music

Performance Recording  

NOTES:

Solos possible at mm. 21-22 and mm. 46-49. Solo auditions are on February 4th and 11th. 

Basses split on m. 92.

The Fox and the Grapes

Chilcott

Sheet Music

Performance Recording   

Lambscapes

Barnes

Sheet Music

Performance Recording (and a second for some fun...)

NOTES:

Solo opportunities:

Mvt. 2: Baaing sheep, Mvt. 3 m. 6-18, Mvt. 4 throughout (one voice or competing voices – highly operatic!). Solo auditions are on February 4th and 11th. 

 

Splits:

Mvt. 1: Bass divide m. 14-24. In mm. 31-34 - Alto 2 on top, Tenor in middle, Bass on bottom.

Mvt. 2: A/T/B for mm. 19-25 and m. 44 bottom line, S/T/B for m. 39 bottom line. 

INTERMISSION

Jabberwocky (Ensemble ONLY)

Pottle

Sheet Music

Performance Recording

Swingle Song (Ensemble ONLY)

Meader

Sheet Music

Performance Recording

Rehearsal Recordings:

S     A     T     B

Nursery Rhyme Canon

DeCesare

Sheet Music

Performance Recording (we may not be accelerating the tempo as in this recording)  

NOTE: We will be dividing this piece by melody rather than by voice part. You will have one of four melodies assigned at rehearsal. See here for which part you are singing.

The North Wind and the Sun

Chilcott

Sheet Music

Performance Recording

NOTES: Splits as marked plus Soprano divide in m. 211. One exception in mm. 233-240: Sop 1 on top line, Sop 2/Alto 1 on alto line, Alto 2 on tenor line, Tenor/Bass on bass line.

The Goose and the Swan

Chilcott

Sheet Music

Performance Recording

Sing, My Child

Quartel

Sheet Music

Performance Recording    

NOTES: Parts marked as solos may be done by solos, small groups, or as sections. Our rehearsals and auditions will determine this. Solo auditions are February 4 and 11. 

Splits: 3-part S/A split in mm. 19-24, 39-50, 75-86, 95-98.

 

Fly Away Home

Pinkzebra

Sheet Music

Performance Recording with a youth chorus. Here is a recording of the original solo song.

NOTES: Accompanies the taking down of the tree set-piece and distributing leaves to audience members. We will perform this piece with the Snohomish County Youth Chorus choirs. Choral part starts at letter B. Letter E will repeat many times.