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Soprano 2 - February 16, 2023

REMINDERS:

Sop 2 sectional on March 9 at 5:45 (come for as much as you can). Let me know of any specific songs/areas you would like to work on.

Remember to have rounded vowels and don't scoop on the entrance notes.

Remember to cut off with Lisa. Don't hold a note too long or too short.

when I put S/W or W/S in my notes, it means strong/weak sound on the word/phrase

the parts recordings (CD or on the members page on the website...ifchoir.com) on helpful for timing and notes

MEMORIZATION:

For next week, try to memorize Landslide, The Erie Canal, and Forever Country.

SING A SONG

light and bouncy sound

don't drag

on the entrances ("when", "bring", "life"), punch/accentuate the notes

p8 m48 pitch on "give" and pay attention to the rest after "give" p13 m88 we spilt on "sing a song" p13 m89 pay attention to the rest so we come back in on time p15 m104-105 be solid on the notes TIME IN A BOTTLE light and tender sound dynamics big breaths/stagger breathing oo's - more of a who sound (helps with the tone) p7 m70 and p10 m105 decrescendo p7 m81 hold it for all 3 counts SIMPLE GIFTS dynamics rounded vowels, especially be and de words "valley" S/W p2 m13 pitch up p4 m30 pitch on "twill" (it's unison) p4 "where we ought to be" notes - be solid, all together LANDSLIDE timing pay attention the rests and carry overs p2 m9-10 "my love and I took" are all the same note p5 m33-35 no breath p5-6 m40-45 "uh-oh" light sound/almost staccato on "uh" p7 timing (parts recording will help) p10 m86 notes THE ERIE CANAL round tones annunciate each "erie" p2-3 m3-8 pitch/notes p6 m27-30 no breath before "hey" p7 m35 quick breath between "neighbor" and "you'll" p14-15 notes FOREVER COUNTRY no breath in the phrase "country roads....I belong" (stagger) p5 m46 "a miners" notes p10 m103-132 low sop 2's sing with the altos BRIDGE OVER TROUBLED WATER p3 m9 no breath p4-5 m18-19 pitch (especially on "found" and "a") p6-7 m28-33 timing and notes p10 m49 timing p12 m62 notes and timing -- Kristen BarneySop 2 Section Leader

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