Category Archives: Repertoire

A cool arrangement of Bach’s Adoramus Te

Welcome Bach to a new season of Lewes Voice Works!  We have some fab new pieces to work on and we’re starting with this lovely, rather New Agey version of Adoramus Te. Think long legato phrases, folks.       … Continue reading

Posted in Repertoire | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

An African Alleluia with some funky, gospel rhythms.

Hey, watch those syncopated rhythms, everybody!  It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing. And to make it even cooler still we’re going to be giving out percussion instruments to 3 of you because this thing has … Continue reading

Posted in Repertoire | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Now is the Month of Maying – for SAB

We began this at our last session and while it’s mostly pretty easy to read right off, here are the files so everyone can have a bit of a practice and those who missed out on our session at Jasper … Continue reading

Posted in Repertoire | 1 Comment

Lennon & McCartney’s lovely “If I Fell” for SAB

I said at rehearsal that McCartney was influenced by pop music from an earlier era––and of course, this was mostly written by John. Duh. ROLLING STONE’s Top 100 Beatles Songs 26. ‘If I Fell’ Main Writer: Lennon Recorded: February 27, … Continue reading

Posted in Repertoire | Leave a comment

Handel’s Hallelujah chorus arranged for SAB

Well, it’s more pages than usual but it will all be worth it when you experience singing it.  Yes, I miss the tenor part but then, I’m a bit biased.  That’s life in LVW! 😉 Much of it will feel … Continue reading

Posted in Repertoire | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The first recording of Sturk’s Phos Hilaron

I mentioned in the last post that I would also post the recording of Stephen Sturk’s Phos Hilaron that 9 of us made at the Cathedral of St John the Divine in 1986.  You can listen to it here.

Posted in Recordings, Repertoire | Leave a comment

The very lovely Phos Hilaron, by composer Stephen Sturk

I worked with composer Stephen Sturk for a few years back in the 1980s when I was a soloist at the Cathedral of St John the Divine in New York. I was fortunate enough to be in the evensong choir … Continue reading

Posted in Repertoire | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Placido é il mar from Mozart’s opera, Idomeneo.

The beautiful Placido é il mar from Mozart’s opera, Idomeneo.  Keep the breath steady and supported, clear consonants and long vowels.         Placido é il mar – 3 Parts Audio Placido é il mar – Soprano Audio … Continue reading

Posted in Repertoire | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Gershwin’s “I Got Rhythm” in a new SAB arrangement!

So, we start of the new term with a snappy arrangement of George and Ira’s song, I Got Rhythm, long famous as a jazzman’s standard. Listen to the click in the empty bars to help you keep tracks of the … Continue reading

Posted in Repertoire | Leave a comment

Sure on this Shining Night (Samuel Barber)

So, now that we have a pretty good grip on this piece already, here are the parts for further study. You can read more about Samuel Barber here on his Wiki page.           3-Part SAB Audio … Continue reading

Posted in Repertoire | 2 Comments