THE SONG CONTINUES
MUSIC, NOTES, AND PERFORMANCE RECORDINGS NOW IN CONCERT ORDER
The Waking (Giselle Wyers)
Love Is (David Dickau)
NOTES: All splits as written. Bass low C at mm. 27-28 will be designated.
The Promise of Living (Aaron Copland)
Rehearsal Recordings are available on YouTube. Search for "The Promise of Living" followed by your voice part and you should see recordings by BJ Price or Paul Zimmerman.
NOTES: Bass split as marked mm. 38 - end. Soprano high C at end will be designated.
O Vos Omnes (Pablo Casals)
NOTES: All splits as written.
Hold On (Spiritual, arr. Jeston Hairston)
Performance Recording - the original!
NOTES: Opening solo in the tenor line will be sung by the section. Splits as marked EXCEPT mm. 28-45 (bottom of p.4 to top of p. 6) - Bass 1 will move to the middle note, whether on bass or tenor line. This means stay with the pedal tone on Ab for almost every note. In m. 28 (first measure bottom of page 4), sing the B1 note. Move to T2 for mm. 29-35. In m. 36 sing the tenor note for "on" and then the B1note for the next "Hold on." Move back to T2 for mm. 38-43. In m. 44 (2nd measure top of p. 6) singe the tenor note for "on" and back to B1 for the rest of the piece.
The Song Continues (Jodi Goble)
NOTES: All splits as written. This is a new commission for ACA by local composer Jodi Goble. There are no previous recordings or performances! Jodi will be working with us as we prepare and we'll consider any needed changes.
Let My Love Be Heard (Jake Runestad)
NOTES: All splits as marked. Sopranos and alto note the separate staves for S1/S2/A1/A2 that appear on p. 5-8.
Lao Rahal Soti (Samih Choukeir, arr. Shireen Abu Khader)
Pronunciation Guide: a written pronunciation guide is included with the sheet music. We also covered the pronunciation in this zoom rehearsal at time mark 1:07:08 - 1:16:16.
NOTES: No splits. Tempo will be quite rubato at times. Opening verse will be auditioned for a solo voice.
Requiem (Clif Hardin) - for all details on this work, go to the Carnegie Hall rehearsal resource page.
AMES HIGH SCHOOL FEBRUARY CONCERT ONLY:
To Music (Alice Jordan, adapted from William Billings)
NOTES: All splits as marked. Soprano high C on last note will be designated. This piece has special connections for both ACA and Ames High School and will be performed at our combined concert on February 20th and not at our Spring concert in May.