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Spring 2018 Rehearsal Notes

Dear SCSO Chorus Members,
To help the SCSO maintain a professional level, we urge you to kindly add these notes to your scores.

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FEBRUARY 12 REHEARSAL NOTES
FORREST JUBILATE DEO There is a free website danforrest.com for pronunciation and rehearsal tracks (Parts)
JUBILATE DEO 6/8 will be conducted in 2 and nine eight as 3 3 2. Don had us imitating the conducting. A - S div, T div Measure 15 S div, S div, B div After C the kids will join us. Measure 50 is marcato and with separation Measure 51 altos have their own line and are MP Measure 79 Alto div.  measure 80 Tenor div.  Measure 81 Sop div. Measure 105 Alto div. Measure 116 to 118 Alto div. Measure 119 and 120 Sop div. Measure 121. Alto div After “I” sopranos b Put some eyeglasses for the page turn entry at 132 Page 18 measure 175 Sop div. and 183 sop div. Page 19 at measure 190 p/u to 191 Basses enterAfter “O” sop div Page 21 Kids will join in at 212 Page 22 measure 222 sop div. next measure is 2/4!  Measur…

November 13, 2017 Rehearsal Notes (Includes Archives)

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November 13, 2017 Rehearsal Notes There are six pieces to memorize and only three rehearsals left. Don wants the memory work done by next week so please work hard on that. This week he called on singers at random to recite the text we were to have memorized, so be ready! 
Silent Night
Tutti begin at measure 33. Please note at measures 37 and 38 that the  notes for the women are not what you are used to. Sing what is written, NOT what you know.

Sussex Carol Stress consonants At measure  28 move the line forward.Departs is pronounced dih-partsPage 8 at the 9/8 put a glottal stop on the first word.More forceful “f” on forever from measure 83 on.
Grinch Page 20 measure 20 begin the diminuendo here.Page 22 sops, tenors, basses are piano here. Altos sing out, doubling the kids.Final measure Alto1’s sing a bit bigger here.Christmas medleyMen measure 186  and 187 observe the eighth rests
Christmas Lullaby Page 7 from measure 96 Altos bring out your line here through 104.Holiday greetingsPage 3 measure …