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Gail's practice tracks for Altos - Spring 2022

Program for the Warwick Valley Chorale's

Spring 2022 Concerts


01 Star Spangled Banner Arr. by Dennis English

02 When Jesus Wept Gilbert M. Martin

04 I Bought Me a Cat (SSA) Aaron Copeland; arr. by Ken Straker

05 Ching-A-Ring Chaw Copland. arr. by Irving Fine

06 Every Time I Feel the Spirit arr. by William L. Dawson

07 There’s A Little Wheel (SSA) Spiritual

08 Down to the River to Pray Gwyneth Walker

09 Camptown Races Stephen Foster; arr. by Jack Halloran

10 Hard Times Come Again No More Stephen Foster, arr. by Shawn Kirchner

11 Nelly Bly Stephen Foster, arr. by Jack Halloran

12 Oh Susannah Stephen Foster, arr. by Mark Hayes

13 John Henry Adapted by Robert DeCormier

** Intermission **

14 Give My Regards to Broadway George M Cohan; arr. by Carl Strommen

** 15 Irving Berlin’s America Irving Berlin; arr. by Roger Emerson

** 26 God Bless America Irving Berlin; arr. by Roy Ringwald

16 Over the Rainbow Harold Arlen; arr. by Teena Chinn

17 Do Wa Diddy Jeff Barry and Ellie Greenwich; arr. by Patsy Simms

18 We Will Rest Awhile (from Treemonisha) Scott Joplin; arr. by ??

19 Aunt Dinah Has Blowed the Horn. ( “ ) Scott Joplin; arr. by Dennis English

20 Comedy Tonight Stephen Sondheim; arr. by Jacques Rizzo

22 Rhythm of Life Cy Coleman; arr. by Richard Barnes

23 My Funny Valentine Rogers and Hart; arr. by Roger Emerson

24 Hallelujah from “Hit the Deck” Arr. by Mark Hayes

25 Make Our Garden Grow Leonard Bernstein; arr. by Robert Page

27 The Wings of a Dove Gwyneth Walker


Some notes (as of May 6, 2022):

  • Work on the text for “Rhythm of Life”.

  • Memorize "Down to the River to Pray" so we can do the clapping part right! (Just like when we premiered in Dec. 2015.)

  • On the back page of "We Will Rest Awhile" - Sopranos and Altos sing the lines with the treble clef and Tenors and Basses sing the lines with bass clef.

  • ** Sing “Irving Berlin’s America” up to the last measure (242) on page 25 then immediately flow over to Roy Ringwald’s arrangement of “God Bless America” at letter “F” at the bottom of page 5. Gail will play a 2-measure transition between the two pieces. To prevent "fumbling" pages during the trasition from "Irving Berlin" to "God Bless America", paper-clip the 1st two pages of "God Bless America" to page 27 of "Berlin" such that page 5 of "GBA" is facing page 26 of "Berlin."

  • Dennis added to the program Gwyneth Walker’s new composition “The Wings of a Dove” which is dedicated to Stanley Curtis.

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