Listening Tracks Spring 2024

 

Prelude

 Little Talk- Alicia A. Lewis (A Small Suite) 

Butterfly Wings- Alicia A Lewis (A Small Suite) 

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Kantorei

The Dream Keeper- Ramsey 

The Dream Keeper- Dillworth

Lunar Lullaby- Jacob Narverud 

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Allegro

The Times they are a-changin 

Baba Yetu

  • m. 15-22 (any voice part)
  • m. 39-47 (any) 
  • m. 63-79 (any)

Seal Lullaby 

 

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Tutti

The Greatest Show 

Waving Through a Window

  • Guide Video Link
  • GMajor Accompaniment Track
    • 1- Alto/Tenor/Bass m. 90-97
    • 2- Alto m. 98-101
    • 3- Sop m. 102-109
    • 4- Small group on the melody in octaves m. 110-130
    • 5- Anyone who can riff- m. 132 to end on top line, listen to track for reference
  • Guide Video Link
  • GMajor Accompaniment Track (to practice with)
  • Notes- these can be stya
  • Solo measure marks:
    • 1- Alto/Tenor/Bass m. 90-97
    • 2- Alto m. 98-101
    • 3- Sop m. 102-109
    • 4- Small group on the melody in octaves m. 110-130
    • 5- Anyone who can riff- m. 132 to end on top line, listen to track for reference
Solo auditions will begin on March 18th – so go listen to the track, get excited, and get learning!

 

We Will Sing World Whole Again 

City Called Heaven- Poelinitz 

  • Whole song!

Solo Listening Example 1

Solo Listening Example 2

Solo Listening Example 3

 

City Called Heaven SOLO

City Called Heaven SOPRANO

City Called Heaven SOPRANO 2

 

Away from the Roll of the Sea arr. Calvert 

 

 

 

Rehearsal Calendar

FROM 3.28 NEWSLETTER

TUTTI

 

Waving Through a Window (can be multiple people or one person)- please sing the whole solo you are interested in (1,2,3, or 4) or all

Please sing against the Accompaniment 

 

City Called Heaven– Audition Cut mm. 22 (second time through)- end

  • Whole song is a solo!

Solo Listening Example 1

Solo Listening Example 2

Solo Listening Example 3

  • Please sing your audition against the Soprano Guide Track so that we can hear YOU clearly
  • Soprano Guide Track

 

Greatest Show- Audition cut- mm. 22-34

Listening Track

Audition cut- mm. 22-34

 

Allegro

Baba Yetu- Audition cut- please sing the whole solo you are interested in (either 1, 2, or 3)

  • 1- m. 15-22 (any voice part)
  • 2- m. 39-47 (any) 
  • 3- m. 63-79 (any)

Baba Yetu Listening Example

 

The Times They Are A-Changin’

 

How do I record an audition?

    • Open the guide track on a computer, iPad, or phone
    • Open the voice memo recording app (or record a video) on an iPad or phone
    • Press “record” on the recording app
    • Say “This is *your name* singing *name of piece*”
    • Press “play” on the guide track after cuing it up to the right place
    • Sing through the audition cut
    • When you’re done press “stop” on the recording app
    • Email this recording to Nina@illuminechoirs.org AND Alicia.v.musician@gmail.com
    • Subject of the email- Singer Name- Name of Piece Audition
    • In body of email, singer may list all solos they are interested in, in order of preference, to let directors know if they would like to be considered for any other solos
    • We will have callbacks during rehearsal as needed, THANK YOU for helping us make the best use of our limited rehearsal time!
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