Oakland Symphony Chorus

Oakland Symphony Chorus

Thursday, February 25, 2016

February 24, 2016 Rehearsal - part 2

Cherubini: With Lynne Morrow directing, we ran through Movements 1 through 4, stopping for trouble spots and ending on p. 39.

Filesize:  50.4 MB

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Second half


February 24, 2016 Rehearsal - part 1


Cherubini:  Arnold Lee conducted the first half. After vocal warmups we worked on Dies Irae p. 19 m. 130 to the end of movement 3.  We picked up at Pie Jesu, p. 53 and continued with Agnus Dei to the end.

Filesize:  79.8 MB

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Thursday, February 18, 2016

February 17, 2016 Rehearsal - part 2

Cherubini:  Ran the entire piece from the beginning, with stops for work.

Filesize:  39.0 MB

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February 17, 2016 Rehearsal - part 1

Cherubini:  Worked on Quam Olim Abrahae starting on p. 43 (the Piu Allegro, m. 188), followed by vocal exercises.  Then back to p. 43 again on neutral syllables and later text.  Continued to work Quam Olim Abrahae, and singing technique, for about 45 minutes.  Then worked on Offertorium, starting at m. 33, transitioning back to Quam Olim Abrahae, going back to beginning of Offertorium, etc.

Filesize:  60.0 MB

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Thursday, February 11, 2016

February 10, 2016 Rehearsal - part 2

Cherubini:  Worked on Sanctus (p. 51), doing spoken text in rhythm as well as singing text.  Then worked Hostias (p. 46) starting on neutral syllable and then text.  Took the DS back to Quam Olim Abrahae (p. 38).

Filesize:  41.6 MB

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February 10, 2016 Rehearsal - part 1

Cherubini:  Worked on Pie Jesu (p.53), then Agnus Dei (p. 55).  In both sections we worked text in rhythm and notes on a neutral syllable.

Filesize:  62.3 MB

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Friday, February 5, 2016

February 3, 2016 Rehearsal - part 2

Cherubini:  Ran the entire piece (with stops for work), all the way through the second repeat of the Quam Olim Abrahae.

Filesize:  46.9 MB

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February 3, 2016 Rehearsal - part 1

Cherubini:  Worked through the Agnus Dei (movement 7), then the Offertorium (movement 4), including the Quam Olim Abrahae fugue and the Hostias, but without the repeat on Quam Olim.

Filesize:  63.3 MB

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