Music 2016-2017

Spring Concert 2017

Here are the additional assets for songs in the Spring Concert. The new audio files are taken from the videos in the YouTube song list. Listen to those tracks for reference only – they are structurally different from the arrangements that we are using for the concert.

Spring Concert: Details for Choristers
1. Homeward Now
Homeward Now - All Parts

      Homeward Now Shall I Journey

* Listen for reference only

      Homeward Now: Melody

      Homeward Now: High Part

      Homeward Now: Low Part

2. Merge With the River
      Merge With The River-practice-Apr 18

Recording from choir practice April 18, 2015

3. Now the Mountains are Dancing
      Now the Mountains are Dancing
4. Butterfly
5. Bella Ciao
Bella Ciao - All Parts

      Bella Ciao: Originale

* Listen for reference only

Pronunciation Guide

      Bella Ciao: Pronunciation v1


      Bella Ciao: Beginning


      Bella Ciao: Sopranos Verses 2,3

      Bella Ciao: Sopranos Verses 5,6


      Bella Ciao: Altos Verses 2,3

      Bella Ciao: Altos Verses 4,5,6


      Bella Ciao: Tenor, Verses 1-2

      Bella Ciao: Tenor, Verses 3-4

      Bella Ciao: Tenor, Verses 5-6

      Bella Ciao: Second Tenor, Verse 6


      Bella Ciao: Bass, Verses 1-2

      Bella Ciao: Bass, Verses 3-4

      Bella Ciao: Bass, Verses 5-6

      Bella Ciao: Second Bass, Verse 6

6. Under de Coconut Tree
      Under de Coconut Tree

* Listen for reference only

7. Ye Banks and Braes o’ Bonny Doon
Ye Banks and Braes o' Bonny Doon - All Parts

      Ye Banks and Braes: Soprano

      Ye Banks and Braes: Alto

      Ye Banks and Braes: Tenor

      Ye Banks and Braes: Bass

8. Lan Hua Tsao
Lan Hua Tsao - All the Pieces

      Lan Hua Tsao in the Key of E

      Lan Hua Tsao (Orchid)

* Listen for reference only

      Annie reads Lan Hua Tsao - Orchid in Mandarin

      Sue sings Lan Hua Tsao - Orchid in Mandarin

9. Starlight Tours
Starlight Tours - All Parts

      Starlight Tours: Revised Bridge for Bass, Tenor, Alto, Soprano

      Starlight Tours - Dave Gould

      Starlight Tours Rehearsal

      Starlight Tours: Soprano Chorus

      Starlight Tours: Soprano Ooh Bridge

      Starlight Tours: Alto Chorus

      Starlight Tours: Alto Ooh and Bridge

      Starlight Tours: Tenor Chorus

      Starlight Tours: Tenor Ooh and Bridge

      Starlight Tours: Bass Chorus

      Starlight Tours: Bass Ooh and Bridge

10. I’ll Fly Away
      I'll Fly Away

* Listen for reference only

11. Ichacho Lahko (Baba Yenza)
12. J’entends le moulin

      J'entends le Moulin: slow

      J'entends le Moulin

* Listen for reference only

13. Farewell to Nova Scotia
      Farewell to Nova Scotia

* Listen for reference only

14. Log Driver’s Waltz
Log Driver's Waltz - Audio, Lyrics, & Wonderful NFB Video

      Log Driver's Waltz: just the song

* Listen for reference only

15. Homeward Now (reprise)
Fall Term 2016

Solstice Carol

      Solstice Carol: Melody, Verse One

      Solstice Carol: Tenor, Verse Two

      Solstice Carol: Soprano, Verse Three

Du viens tu begère?

      Du viens tu begère?




      Amavolovolo - Soprano

      Amavolovolo - Alto

      Amavolovolo - Tenor

      Amavolovolo - Bass

      Amavolovolo May 2015 Concert

Farewell to Nova Scotia

Mountains Now Are Dancing | BrendanTaafe, ee cummings (adapted)


      Tula: Soprano

      Tula: Alto

      Tula: Tenor

      Tula: Bass

Dona Nobis Pacem

      Dona Nobis Pacem

Choir Workshop October 15-16, 2016

Brendan Taaffe and John Harrison teach new music to singers from Hamilton Sings, Echo Women’s Choir, and others.

Choir Updates

Now on the Site for Choir Members

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  • The Earth the Air the Fire the Water: YouTube video, middle sopranos, tenors and high sopranos.
  • Print Your Own Posters & Binder Covers
  • Hear the Raindrops Fall
  • The Ghost of Oak Island: recording from a previous practice.
  • The Water is Wide: Full song plus which bars to pay special attention to.
  • She the Sea: Soprano, alto, tenor & bass parts by Hanna. Plus melody and original harmony sung together.
  • Stone & Sand: Melody plus soprano, alto, tenor & bass parts
  • I Love the Rain: Video from workshop with Brendan Taafe Oct 15-16, 2016
  • In een blauwgeruite kiel: New spoken version, all three verses sung afresh, history, and pronunciation

  • Solen: Pronunciation, spoken, and all parts sung
  • Me Too: Soprano & bass, alto & bass, tenor & bass. Link to Carol’s Sound Cloud version
  • Ar Hyd y Nos (All Through the Night): pronunciation, spoken, and sung
  • Brilliant Stars: Melody, chorus and bridge – all parts. Melody and lyrics.
  • Nana: soprano, tenor, bass
  • Solstice Carol: Melody – Verse One; Tenor – Verse Two; Soprano – Verse Three
  • Hanna’s Fall Playlist: Link to YouTube

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