Oakland Symphony Chorus

Oakland Symphony Chorus

Thursday, June 14, 2018

June 13, 2018, Rehearsal

This week's rehearsal had no break, so there's only one file.  We ran the concert order.  The first 12 minutes contain some discussion about tour issues. Two new rehearsal times were added during the tour and the dates and times can be heard at 0.03.38.


0.19.45     Abide With Me                                           1.25.20     Wade in the Water

0.29.20     Ain't That Good News                                 1.31.17     Super Flumina Babylonis

0.23.24     Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit                          1.34.39     Steal Away

0.38.56     Exultate Deo                                               1.42.28     Elijah Rock

0.45.42     Deep River                                                  1.45.42     Standing in the Need of Prayer

0.50.10     De Profundis                                               1.49.14     Ain't Got Time to Die

0.57.04     Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel?                      1.58.53     Soon Ah Will Be Done

1.03.37     Pater Noster                                                2.02.43     Locus Iste

1.07.04     Hear My Prayer                                             2.13.20     Amazing Grace

1.16.27     Do Lord Remember Me                                  2.16.35     Walk Together Children

1.21.15     Sicut Cervus




File Size:  120.26

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

June 6, 2018 OSC Tour Rehearsal

This week's rehearsal had no break, so there's only one file.  We ran the concert order.  The first 10 minutes contain some discussion about tour issues.

Moses Hogan, Abide With Me  11:15

Moses Hogan, Ain't That Good News   22:00

Moses Hogan, Every Time I Feel the Spirit   33:22

Palestrina, Exultate Deo   40:18

Brian Trant, Deep River  45:02

Palestrina, De Profundis    56:37

Moses Hogan, Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel    1:03:00

Stravinsky, Pater Noster    1:13:33

Moses Hogan, Hear My Prayer     1:25:10

Moses Hogan, Do Lord Remember Me    1:31:19

Palestrina, Sicut Cervus     1:36:24

Moses Hogan, Wade in the Water     1:39:50

Palestrina, Super Flumina Babylonis     1:55:52

Moses Hogan,  Steal Away     1:59:19

Jester Hairston, Elijah Rock     2:07:31

Moses Hogan,  Standing in the Need of Prayer   2:12:14

Hall Johnston, Ain't Got Time to Die     2:15:29

William Dawson, Soon-ah Will Be Done    2:21:12

Bruckner, Locus Iste     2:24:38

Amazing Grace     2:29:10

Moses Hogan,  Walk Together, Children    2:32:27

File size:  126 MB


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Thursday, May 31, 2018

May 30, 2018 OSC Rehearsal, part 1

Review of pieces that have solos. Focus was on the solos, but the chorus quietly practiced their parts.

0.07.07    Ain't That Good News

0.10.20    Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit

0.15.08    Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel

0.23.40    Do Lord

0.28.07    Wade in the Water

0.49.28    Steal Away

1.03.15    Standing in the Need of Prayer


File Size:  55.67

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May 30, 2018, OSC Tour Rehearsal, part 2

Ran the concert from the beginning through Locus Iste.

0.04.52     Abide With Me

0.07.39     Ain't That Good News

0.09.56     Ev'ry Time I Feel the Spirit

0.12.33     Exultate Deo

0.15.10     Deep River

0.18.25     De Profundis

0.22.23     Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel?

0.26.30     Pater Noster

0.28.59     Hear My Prayer

0.32.43     Do Lord Remember Me

0.35.46     Sicut Cervus

0.38.33     Wade in the Water

0.43.01     Super Flumina Babylonis

0.46.52     Steal Away

1.06.30     Locus Iste


File Size:  57.65

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Friday, May 25, 2018

May 23, 2018 OSC Tour Rehearsal, part 2

Palestrina, Sicut Cervus     1:23

Palestrina, Super Flumina Babylonis     9:01

Moses Hogan, Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel    26:35 (we didn't actually work it; Loni pointed out a pronunciation issue in measure 48 where the ship "begin" to sail, not "began")   After this, Lynne talked about African American history and various performance issues, some brought up by singers.

Palestrina, Exultate Deo     37:27   Reviewed the Buccinante section, the soprano entrance, and ran it.

Moses Hogan, Wade in the Water     52:14   Discussed who's doing solo parts, worked the piece.

A singer suggested, and Lynne recommended, that we watch a video called Palestrina and the Popes.

Filesize:  50.0 MB

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

May 23, 2018 OSC Tour Rehearsal, part 1

The first 20 minutes or so were Lynne rearranging the seating chart and discussing some aspects of the tour.

From 20:00 minutes we ran the entire concert program in order.  This was 21 songs in an hour and seven minutes (Lynne timed it).  The average song time was about 3.19 minutes, or about 3 minutes 10 seconds.  If you want to pick and choose individual songs, use a computer and mouse to skip through, using the concert order, till you find the one you want.

Filesize:  72.6 MB

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

May 16, 2018 OSC Tour Rehearsal, part 2

The following are the pieces rehearsed in the second half of the reheaarsal:

 1:00:00      Pater Noster, continued

10:08:00     Sicut Cervus

19:14:00     Super Flumina

37:10:00     Locus Iste

50:07:00     Soon Ah Will Be Done

File Size:  45.57 MB

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