Oakland Symphony Chorus

Oakland Symphony Chorus

Thursday, April 30, 2015

April 29, 2015 Rehearsal - part 2

Tour music:  Confirmed version of Water is Wide.  Rehearsed Water is Wide, then Where Have all the Flowers Gone?.  Filesize:  24.4 MB

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April 29, 2015 Rehearsal - part 1

Candide:  worked Candide movements, out of order, starting with work on pitch control in Westphalia choruses.  Following:  Auto-da-Fe, Easily Assimilated,  Michael Morgan joined the rehearsal at that point and went over some staging directions, including costume, for the chorus in most of the movements.  Maestro Morgan conducted the chorus in the Westphalia choruses and in Universal Good.  After that, worked the the finale of Act 1, the Pilgrim's Procession with full piano introduction, Ballad of El Dorado, Bon Voyage, Pass it Along, Universal Good again, ended with the finale chorus.  Filesize:  84.9 MB

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Friday, April 24, 2015

April 22, 2015 Rehearsal - part 2

Candide:  Worked through Act 2 of Candide, with Lynne explaining the cues we'll watch for between choruses, sit/stand cues, and some of the stagecraft we'll be doing.

Tour music:  People not going on the tour left rehearsal.  Tour participants ran through Where Have All the Flowers Gone? and read through new arrangement of The Water is Wide, which will go on tour.

Filesize:  37.8 MB

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April 22, 2015 Rehearsal - Part 1

Candide:  Worked through Act 1 of Candide, with Lynne explaining the cues we'll watch for between choruses, sit/stand cues, and some of the stagecraft we'll be doing.  Filesize:  65.5 MB

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

April 15, 2015 Rehearsal - Part 2

General announcements were at beginning of second half.

Candide:  Ran the entire piece.  Filesize:  40.2 MB

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April 15, 2015 Rehearsal - part 1

Candide:  Worked 4 memorized pieces, 2 Westphalia choruses (1a, 5e), Universal Good (26b), final chorus.  Ran Bon Voyage (#20).  Last half hour or so was discussion of chorus past and future organization.  Filesize:  60.1 MB

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

April 8, 2015 Rehearsal - part 2

Candide:  Worked opening chorale with basses, then basses and altos.  Ran Auto da Fe (8) and then I Am Easily Assimilated (12).  Filesize:  39.5 MB

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April 8, 2015 Rehearsal - part 1

Candide:  Worked on Westphalia choruses (1a, 5e); Universal Good (26b); run 20 (Bon Voyage), 22 (Money), 24 (What's the Use?).  Filesize:  66.8 MB

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Thursday, April 2, 2015

April 1, 2015 Rehearsal - part 2

Candide:  What's the Use? (24); Make our Garden Grow (finale); run Dear Boy (7) and Auto-da-Fe (8).  Filesize:  41.6 MB

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April 1, 2015 Rehearsal - part 1

Candide:  Wesphalia choruses (1a and 5e); Universal Good (26b); Bon Voyage (20); Money, Money (22); What's the Use? (24)  Filesize:  69.3 MB

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