Rehearsals - 2015
Rehearsals for Ahoy!
continue as follows:
Mon 26 Jan - 7.30 pm (MB)
Mon 2 Feb - 7.30 pm (AH)
Fri 6 Feb - 7.30 pm (AH)
Sun 8 Feb - 3 pm (AH)
... until its
performance at 7 pm on Sunday 8 February.
blue and white stripes (TBC)
rehearsing Haydn's The Seasons
(Saturday 6 June - chorus size - 50)
and Beethoven's Choral
(Saturday 20 June - chorus size - 80) on Monday 23 February at
NB - The English Haydn
Festival require us to sing all 4 movements of the former.
For singers opting out of
any particular concert, please support these events either with your
presence or by selling tickets and publicising the concerts; this is
central to maintaining our collective activities and our excellent
Many choir members will have obtained
Music Dynamics Choraline (see
Links) rehearsal CDs/downloadable MP3 files, and now
their brand new three-step learning method
for practising at home.
To get a choir discount enter SCC in the appropriate box on
the order form.
Cyberbass is an American alternative which provides, via its web
site, rehearsal CDs, by voice part, and, more conveniently
perhaps, a free on-line service for major choral works (but not
many English!). Choraline and Cyberbass each have their merits. While
Choraline CDs/MP3 tracks give you helpful voice cues for each entry, Cyberbass
(best accessed via Internet Explorer) allows you to adjust the tempo so you can
rehearse at a lower speed if you need to, which is quite useful. See Links
page to find out more. You can also listen to most works
(around £5 per month subscription) and, of course, there's