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Re: [KWChoir] Last Chance for Nominations - Top Ten Songs List

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  • Patricia Hefner
    Looks like a good list to me. THL  Isabelle de Foix blog URL: http://verte76.blogspot.com/ ________________________________ From: Karen Kasper
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 23, 2011
      Looks like a good list to me.
      THL  Isabelle de Foix

      blog URL: http://verte76.blogspot.com/




      From: Karen Kasper <arianna_wyn@...>
      To: Known World Choir <KWChoir@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wed, February 23, 2011 9:11:00 PM
      Subject: [KWChoir] Last Chance for Nominations - Top Ten Songs List

       

      Greetings Known World Choir members!

      If you would like to nominate a song for the Top Ten Songs list, please do so by next Monday, Feb. 28th. At that time I will put all of the nominees into an online poll for you to register your preferences. Once you have all had a chance to enter your ratings, the KWC Board will announce the list of songs and provide sheet music and audio files.

      Remember that we are looking for ten polyphonic choral pieces that any group of singers can easily perform on the spur of the moment, with little or no rehearsal. Pieces should be singable by a variety of voices, easy to learn and remember, fun to sing, and resilient enough that they'll sound good without spending much time on nuance. Since a majority of us speak English as our native tongue (sorry Drachenwalders!) English is probably preferred, but Latin should be ok and Italian is probably reasonable as well.

      Here is the list of songs nominated so far, along with links to YouTube performances where I was able to find them:

      Agincourt Carol (Anonymous) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DWzleOtDv30

      Ah Robin (Cornysh) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UHX7E7uZW30

      All and Some (Anonymous) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMYyN9Uh9wY

      Alle Psallite (Anonymous) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzGjmGPEa_0&feature=related

      April is in My Mistress Face (Morley)- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Au7sp9NKTak

      Belle Qui Tient Ma Vie (Arbeau) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdBpbnmhy84&feature=related

      Dona Nobis Pacem (Anonymous) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yKXwIBT2U_8&feature=related

      Down in Yon Forest (Anonymous) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4poq8zFyiaU&feature=related

      Fa Una Canzona (Vecchi) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9iy1vVhe9Q&feature=related

      Greensleeves (Anonymous, attrib. Henry VIII) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOZqbBp_UiM

      Now is the Month of Maying (Morley) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EwJLKdU50KE

      O Magnum Mysterium (Palestrina) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D1QjkhENZg8

      O Magnum Mysterium (Vittoria) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hg1l65xiGkY

      Pastime with Good Company (Henry VIII)- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VyYP9MShzt4&feature=related

      Sing We and Chant It (Morley) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3nTE64kwD1M

      Stella Splendens (Anonymous) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iuby9X0cks&feature=related

      Sumer is i-cumin in (Anonymous) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZWWEHAswpFI&feature=related

      Tanzen und Springen (Hassler) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vu5VQ1I7U7w

      Tapster, Drinker (Anonymous) – no recording, 15th c. from a mss. in the Bodleian Library

      Though Philomela Lost Her Love ( Morley) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JzLHV7YGg0&feature=related

      Three Ravens (Ravenscroft) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSOl5W9XPYE&feature=related

      Weep O Mine Eyes (Bennet) - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYwzk9uqCyU&feature=related

      Remember, you have until the end of February to nominate songs to the top ten list!

      Arianna of Wynthrope

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