Ancora

a Seattle-based women's chamber choir

Voice Parts

A work in progress!  Also, if things have switched from anything posted here, please send me an email and let me know who/how/which song! (rileykabear@gmail.com)

In the Beginning

S1: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger (4)
S2: Riley, Rachel, Ashley, Andrea (4)
A: Amy, Jenny, Molly, Matilda, Didi, Shelley (6)

Panta Rei

Beginning to measure 89

SI: Lara, Cara, Barbara
SII: Ginger, Ashley, Andrea, Lisa
AI: Rachel, Amy, Jenny, Molly
AII: Riley, Matilda, Didi, Shelley

When AI splits in measures 53 to 60, Didi, Molly and Riley take the lower AI part.

When AI splits in measure 84, Amy and Jenny take top, Rachel and Molly take bottom.

Measure 89 to end

Small group – 2 and 2

Cara – top, in measure 113 take solo
Talyaa – top, in measure 113 join bottom
Barbara – bottom
Lara – bottom
SI: Ginger, Andrea, Ashley
SII: Rachel, Amy, Lisa
AI: Riley, Jenny, Molly
AII: Matilda, Didi, Shelly

Past Life Melodies

Part 1: Lara, Cara
Part 2: Barbara, Ginger
Part 3: Amy, Ashley
Part 4: Jenny, Molly
Part 5: Rachel, Andrea
Part 6: Shelley, Riley
Part 7: Matilda, Didi

Tres Cantos dos Indios Krao

S1: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger (4)
S2: Riley, Rachel, Ashley, Andrea (4)
A: Amy, Jenny, Molly, Matilda, Didi, Shelley (6)

Oy Es Dia de Placer

S1: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger (4)
S2: Riley, Rachel, Ashley, Andrea (4)
A: Amy, Jenny, Molly, Matilda, Didi, Shelley (6)

Kasar Mie La Gaji

S1: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger (4)
S2: Rachel, Ashley, Andrea (3)
A1: Amy, Jenny, Molly (3)
A2: Matilda, Didi, Shelley, Riley (4)

In Dreams (Indian Singing)

Jenny and Andrea sing with SI on melody

SI (melody): Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger, Andrea, Jenny (6)
AI: Ashley, Lisa, Amy, Molly, Rachel (4)
AII: Sarah, Matilda, Didi, Shelley, Riley (4)

Sehia:rak I, II, III, IV (Indian Singing)

Rachel – speaker

SII: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger, Andrea
AI: Riley, Lisa, Amy, Jenny, Didi
AII: Ashley, Rachel, Shelley, Matilda, Molly

Sehia:rak III is only AI and AII
Sehia:rak II is SII, AI and AII – with people singing the parts listed above
Sehia:rak IV is three parts throughout.

>In measures 43 and 44 where parts shift and SI enters, just stay on the staff you’ve been singing as if nothing has changed.
>In measure 52 when AII splits, Rachel, Ashley, and Didi take the top.
>In measures 57 and 58:

Bottom F# – Shelley, Matilda, Molly, Rachel
B – Didi, Ashley, Riley, Andrea
C# – Lisa, Amy, Jenny, Ginger
High F# – Lara, Cara, Barbara

Great Spirit

S1: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger (4)
S2: Riley, Rachel, Ashley, Andrea (4)
A1: Amy, Jenny, Molly (3)
A2: Matilda, Didi, Shelley (3)

Nukapianguaq

S1: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger (4)
S2: Rachel, Ashley, Andrea (3)
A1: Amy, Jenny, Molly (3)
A2: Matilda, Didi, Shelley, Riley (4)

(Second Half)

Quattuor Equites Apocalypsis (Victory, War, Famine, Death)

S1: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger (4)
S2: Riley, Rachel, Ashley, Andrea (4)
A1: Amy, Jenny, Molly (3)
A2: Matilda, Didi, Shelley (3)

Ani Ma’amin

Unison

Peace

S1: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger (4)
S2: Riley, Ashley, Andrea (3)
A1: Rachel, Amy, Jenny, Molly (4)
A2: Matilda, Didi, Shelley (3)

Jai Bhavani

S1: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger (4)
S2: Riley, Rachel, Ashley, Andrea (4)
A1: Amy, Jenny, Molly (3)
A2: Matilda, Didi, Shelley, Riley (4)

Hymn to the Dawn (Rig Veda, 3rd Group, Mvmt 1)

S1: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger (4)
S2: Riley, Rachel, Ashley, Andrea (4)
A1: Amy, Jenny, Molly (3)
A2: Matilda, Didi, Shelley (3)

No Time

S1: Lara, Cara, Barbara, Ginger (4)
S2: Riley, Rachel, Andrea, Ashley (4)
A1: Amy, Jenny, Molly (3)
A2: Matilda, Didi, Shelley (3)

Odi, Odi

We’ll be singing this in Eb Major so it will transition right out of No Time.

Didi will be playing the dingythingy on the 4th eighth note of every four measures because she is a master of finger cymbals.

Drone singers are (2 per part in case someone gets sick, etc):

Top: Cara
Middle: Rachel, Jenny
Bottom: Sarah, Matilda

When the melody is in 2 parts:

Top: Barbara, Lara, Ginger, Lisa, Ashley, Andrea
Bottom: Riley, Amy, Molly, Didi, Shelley, Lakey

When the melody is in 3 parts:

Top: Barbara, Lara, Ginger, Ashley
Middle: Lisa, Andrea, Riley, Amy
Bottom: Molly, Didi, Shelley, Lakey

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