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Looking for the sheet music of this Christmas song. I’ve heard it sung – I think in an arrangement by Gustav Nordquist – but all sheet music I’ve found is in English translation. I want the original words and music, please. Here’s hoping. roly brown, oradour sur vayres, 87150 france
I’m totally open to suggestion – any style, instrumentation, karaoke, etc. The youth will be leading service that day and it would be nice to have processional music that they could really “get into”. Thanks in advance for your help!
What is the best way to search choralnet when you have a broad enquiry? I’m looking for some unusual ideas in warm ups but when I entered “warm ups” into the search I got 581 responses. Clicking on “compilations” helped somewhat but it’s heavy going. Are there any short cuts to finding posts which […]
Does anyone know if Maria Guinand is presenting the Golijev San Marco Passion in the US anywhere other than Disney Hall in LA in late April? I’d love to know if I can see a performance somewhere closer to home. Many thanks!
After all the posts about doing your own work, I hesitate to post this! ‘ve been given an udu, a Nigerian drum, and I’m looking for published (or not) SATB repertory with which I can use the drum. I’ve only found a few Christmas carols. Are there some Nigerian pieces out there I’m missing? And am I being […]
Hello fellow musicians and music educators, I am writing to express my frustrations and discouragements as a first year secondary choir teacher. I hope that you can help and guide me to be a better educator for my students. I had a very successful first semester of teaching where my students sang very […]
What music have you found difficult to conduct and why is it difficult? What suggestions can you offer to overcome those difficulties? After researching the ChoralNet archives I found references to the challenge of conducting the 7/4 in Berstein’s Chichester Psalms and general references to difficulties in the first movement of Britten’s “Rejoice in […]
I am proud to announce the publication of my newest edition, “Messa a 3” for SSA choir, strings and continuo by Giacomo Puccini “senior”, the great great grandfather of the famous opera composer of the same name, published by Hinshaw Music (HMB260). The work is divided into fifteen movements with a performance duration of ca. […]
February 28 will be the deadline for applications to the America Cantat 6 in Juiz de Fora, Brazil to be held next May 7 to 15. Choral festival with Ateliers, workshops and study tours, open to all kinds of choirs, vocal groups and conductors,. Choral presentations, daily evening and night concerts, cultural events, discussions and […]
Question 1: I’m preparing a set piece called “The Thrush” for our coming Music Festival and I need some advice on the blending of some words. I wonder which is better, ” stilla ( blending still and a)” or “still a (separating the two words)” in the enclosed extract of the piece at Bar 9. […]