Athenaeum Singers

Previous online rehearsals

May 26th rehearsal

The rehearsal is on line at:

https://youtu.be/FERb09zPuFQ

Brahms Req - movement 5, Ihr habt nun Traurigkeit, and at the end, Wie Lieblich/How Lovely.   If you fancy prepping:

Soprano: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XanQL87skVc
Alto: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iq5CHor_wMA
Tenor: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B7QbPBJQ8uI
Bass: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d89255U8pR0

To download music, click on the links below.

http://athenaeumsingers.com/files/wie_lieblich_sind_deine_wohnungen_(from_requiem)_-_brahms_ulff636839

http://athenaeumsingers.com/files/ihr_habt_nun_traurigkeit_(from_requiem)_-_brahms_ulf31375f57

May 19th Rehearsal 

The rehearsal is now online at:

https://youtu.be/CFGK0pQtNw8

Main piece:  Faure Requiem, Libera Me
To conclude: Haydn Creation, Despairing, cursing rage
 
Download music- Faure Libera Me
Download music- Haydn Despairing cursing rage
 

Tuesday 12th  Rehearsal

Youtube link for the video 

https://youtu.be/zeG_GQbKOok

Let's work on Va Pensiero (i.e. Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves) from Nabucco as our main piece -
I think you did that at part of the Opera concert a few years back?   It's here:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Special:ImagefromIndex/31841/tojyf

And Cum Sancto Spiritu (from Vivaldi Gloria) as our finisher. It's here:

https://imslp.org/wiki/Special:ImagefromIndex/89126/tojyf - you'll just need pp. 67-79.

May 5th  Rehearsal

The rehearsal youtube link is here:

https://youtu.be/jlA4O2spxQ4

 

Elijah: Blessed are The Men - Download PDF

Faure Cantique de Jean Racine - Download PDF

 Blessed are the men who fear Him from Elijah - pp44-50 of the above pdf.  And we'll finish with Faure Cantique de Jean Racine(http://www1.cpdl.org/wiki/images/8/8b/Faure_Cantique_voices_only.pdf or in the ESM).

If people don't know either, listening links for parts for the Mendelssohn are:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2bNhnivrApk (sop)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MY9yI2o4UF8 (alto)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fNozYXsP-wk (tenor)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mUVa9iji8fY (bass)

and here for the Faure:

http://www1.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/Cantique_de_Jean_Racine,_Op._11_(Gabriel_Faur%C3%A9) (under Audio Files section)

 

April 28th Rehearsal

To listen to 28th April rehearsal, click here.

https://youtu.be/Ez0Y_7jiS5Y

 Domine Fili Unigenite from Vivaldi Gloria (https://www3.cpdl.org/wiki/images/4/44/Ws-viv-gloh.pdf) - so if people don't know it, would be worth a listen in advance:

Soprano - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=reOM6fkXrA4
Alto - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8WpsngYCJ8Q
Tenor - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQ-5Gvrk6qo
Bass - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tr4RNal7QFE

And for the main work let's do both the Confutatis and Lacrimosa from the Mozart Requiem. (https://www2.cpdl.org/wiki/images/c/cb/Moza-con.pdf andhttps://www2.cpdl.org/wiki/images/0/0d/Moza-lac.pdf).  We'll have time to go over parts, but there are similar listening guides online if anyone wants to prep!

 

Tuesday 21st April:

To listen to 21st April rehearsal, click here

https://youtu.be/zymjg-CN6dA

I've uploaded the rehearsal here:

https://youtu.be/InHPNHlOBP0

And made a weekly playlist of various interesting Easter music here:

https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6tYwdSjl67rkqZGmeqllAi?si=qdQ64fp8Q5OVtvU8yQvaYw

We will be singing 'And The Glory of The Lord' (Handel Messiah) on rehearsal April 21st, from the score available on this download link:

http://athenaeumsingers.com/files/1_04_and_the_glory_of_the_lord_ulf39503664

Tim

 

Tuesday 14 April:

We'll sing Ave Verum Corpus – Mozart.  Very well known to many of you.  Those who don't know it, you're in for a treat.

Score is in the European Sacred Music book, or https://www3.cpdl.org/wiki/images/4/4d/K618_Ave_verum_VS_PML.pdf

We'll sing along with https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ag7Zb0h_Jw

And individual listening parts are here:

https://www3.cpdl.org/wiki/images/8/84/Ave_Verum_Sopr.mp3
https://www3.cpdl.org/wiki/images/1/1c/Ave_Verum_Alto.mp3
https://www3.cpdl.org/wiki/images/3/35/Ave_Verum_Tenr.mp3
https://www3.cpdl.org/wiki/images/9/94/Ave_Verum_Bass.mp3

 

If you're finding the Music reading/rhythm practice bits of the rehearsal useful:

Try the sheets here: https://www.samuelstokesmusic.com/rhythm.html, especially the 4-4 Basic Rhythm Practice one.

Or search on youtube for a similar tutorial which suits you.

Or just watch the choir rehearsal again!

 

If you want to revise Wade in the Water/Motherless Child, various materials available here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/17dRqxmpNyXrDb4wVfzwHPK/resourcesAnd if you want listening suggestions, you're in luck - it's Holy Week this week.  Regardless of whether you're Christian or not, some of the greatest Western music is directly inspired by the liturgy and texts from this week (not least the Bach St John and St Matthew Passions).  A wide variety is below - do have a listen to one or two things, if you have time.

Renaissance:

Baroque/Classical:

Romantic:

20th century:

Ave Verum with score:-
 
Mozart Ave Verum:-
 
Palistrina Stabat Mater:-
 
Gesualdo:-
 
Bach St John Passion:-
 
Bruckner:-
 
MacMilan:-
 
Penderecki:-
 
Paert:-
 

Tuesday 7th April

Please click the links below to download the music for Tuesday 7th July. 
They should save directly to 'Downloads' on you computer.
 
Tallis - If ye love me
 
 
Enjoy singing along to this before and after your on-line reheasal:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTKJUxl8TL4
 
Happy viewing. 
Don't be shy about commenting.

 

 

 

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