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Various Arrangers: Vocalese Charts

Song NameArrangerVoicingAs Performed By
Voice Dance Greg JasperseSATBPreview
Voice Dance IIGreg JasperseSATBPreview
Tango To EvoraJohn WashburnSATB divisi
The Barber of Seville OvertureDaryl RunswickSATTBBKing's Singers
William Tell OvertureJulie EschlimanSATB divisi

'The Barber of Seville Overture' has been a long-time favorite in King's Singers concerts. From the subdued opening theme in the "strings" to the rousing "full-orchestra" close, this instrumental work is creatively brought to life - King's Singers style. Challenging, but well worth the effort. 'Voice Dance,' and 'Voice Dance II' are wordless vocal dances celebrating the human voice and the joy of singing together is perfect for any occasion. Written for nationally-known jazz educator, arranger, and vocalist Jennifer Shelton for her marriage to well-known drummer Steve Barnes, this composition will teach your ensemble blend, alternative time signature as well as the freedom found in singing together. A musical challenge your students will love. It's hard to keep a straight face while singing this hilarious novelty arrangement of 'William Tell Overture' for "serious" choirs. Sung entirely on syllables which imitate the sounds of Rossini's original orchestral percussion, brasses, and woodwinds, this one will be best when performed tongue in cheek. And from the initial fanfare to the final cadence, seasoned choirs will sound great on the full chords and percussive "Lone Ranger" themes. 'Tango to Evora' was masterfully arranged by Vancouver Chamber Choir conductor Jon Washburn. The sensual but innocent tango melody in the choir gives an expressive background to a 'floating' soprano solo.

Item code: 9070B | Sheet Music | $7.50 |add item to cart
Vocal Jazz | A Cappella | Mixed 5-8 Parts | 85 Pages | Softcover | 7 x 10
Related: Wordless A Cappella Arrangements
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