January 15, 2018/Rehearsal #2

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January 15, 2018/Rehearsal #2

Dear Vocalise,

Once again, my congratulations on your outstanding work last Monday at the recording session. Thank you!

Now, onward to our next big event: featured performance at CASMEC (California State Music Educators Conference) in San Jose on Feb. 16th, 2018

Below is the repertoire for this important concert; pieces that are NEW to you are in bold.

We will be working very hard on them as we only have a few rehearsals to learn, memorize and choreograph them.

Please, note that I will be auditioning for solos: 

Bedu Pako (1 singer and 6 dancers)

Light on a Clear Blue Morning — solo singer.

Action Items For Monday, Jan. 22nd

  1. Listen to recordings of Light on a Clear Blue Morning, Bedu and Spring Waters.  Links attached below.
  1. Listen to my part recordings of Spring Waters below and practice the entire song

Soprano 1

Soprano 2


  1. Watch and listen to the performance example of Bedu Pako (attached  below)
  2. If interested in dancing, watch the video of the solo dancers and learn the part
  3. Practice Bedu Pako with the following part recordings:

Soprano 1

Soprano 2

Alto 1/2


Vivos Voco _____________________________ Joan Szymko (b. 1957)

Cantique de Jean Racine ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­______________ Gabriele Faure (1845-1924)

Angel   __________________________________ Sergei Rachmaninoff                         

Spring Waters                                                (1873-1943)        

Light on the Clear Blue Morning ______ Craig Hella Johnson (b. 1962)      



Bedu Pako Baramasa ______________   trad. Gharwali, arr. Meghan Quinlan (b. 1981)  min


And here is a great recording of “Freedom Train” —  a gospel song that we will be starting soon.

Freedom Train


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