Practice Recordings

Mandatory “textbook”: Carols and Lullabies (Christmas in the Southwest), Conrad Susa. SATB Choral Score: ECS Schirmer SAIN B005FN5548; $8 on Amazon, $13.95 on JW Pepper

Sign Up For Fall 2018:  MUS 125, 128, 146, and 225 (225 is not transferable to 4-year schools). Sign up ASAP for all your music classes so they don’t get cut. Due to errors in the printed catalog, please refer to PASSPORT for the latest times and course numbers. Fall concert features Carols and Lullabies of the Southwest, a suite of beautiful holiday music in Spanish.

Fall 2018 CLASS CODES: (Make sure the Instructor is listed as:  John Reager)

M/W 12-1:40 PM: 42358, 42360, 42794, 42365

TUESDAY 6-9PM: 42359, 4236, 42795, 42366

African Noel: S, A, T, B, All

Oseh Shalom: S, A T/B, All, Diction (דִיקצִיָה)

Da Virgin Mary: S, A, T, B, All

Sharad: S, A, T, B, All, Diction (शब्द-चयन), Instrumental

Victoria Ave Maria: S, A T, B, Video, Diction (dictio)

Randall Thompson AlleluiaS, A, T, B, Video (on the slow side, but gorgeous)

Carols and Lullabies of the Southwest (10 movements):

1. Oh, mi Belén: S, A, T, B, AllDicción

*2. El December Congelat: S, A, T, B, All, Dicció (sung in Catalán)

3. Alegría: S, A, T, B, All, Dicción

4. A la Nanita Nana: S, A, T, B, AllDicción

5. Las Posadas: S, A, T, B, AllDicción Instrumental

6. Campana sobre Campana: S, A, T, B, AllDicción

7. El Belén Tocan a Fuego: S, A, T, B, AllDicción

*8. El Noi de al Mare: S, A, T, B, All (sung in English)

9. Chiquirriquitín: S, A, T, B, AllDicción

10. El Rorro: S, A, T, B, AllDicción, Instrumental

Semi-Chorus: (in progress)

  1. Sicut CervusS, A, T, B, Diction (dictio)
  2. Ben Sei Felice AutunnoS1, S2, A, T, B, Diction (dizione)
  3. Canite TubaS, A, T, B, Diction (dictio)

Upcoming Concerts:

Conrad Susa’s Carols and Lullabies and more. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 7PM, Odell Johnson Theater, Laney College, Oakland. General Admission $20, $10 Students/Seniors.

Mozart Coronation Mass and Spring by Marty Stoddard (world premier). Guest artist: Jonathan Dimmock, Organ. Sun., May 19, 4PM, First Presbyterian Church of Oakland. General Admission $20, $10 Students/Seniors.

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