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2024 Fall session

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WEEKLY REHEARSAL RECORDING: Each week the weekly rehearsal is audio-recorded  in MP3 format to help members with review and/or for members who could not attend that rehearsal. Date is included in the file name. They will not be posted on YouTube. Find the most recent files below.  
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2024 Fall Music Selection
In alpha order by title 

** = Practice tracks uploaded 
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2. Un Canadien errant (Traditional: Antoine Gérin-Lajoie) (CN)

Un Canadien errant" ("A Wandering Canadian") is a song written in 1842 by Antoine Gérin-Lajoie after the Lower Canada Rebellion of 1837–38.

PRACTICE AIDS:  MP3 tracks for Un Canadien errant  Newly Revised  Mar 1, 2024

Un Canadien Errant - Soprano - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Un Canadien Errant - Alto - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Un Canadien Errant - Tenor - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Un Canadien Errant - Bass - rehearsal tracks.mp3

 French Diction Guide by Joan Fearley, Director of Music, Bytown Voices

#1 Un Canadien errant 
(Cypress Music)

 3. Dear Appalachia "Mountaintop" in three parts             by Timothy Michael Powell


Dear Appalachia Part 1




 Dear Appalachia part 2 



 Dear Applachia - Part 3





DearApp_1_Mountaintop_All parts.mp3



DearApp_2_Ballad_All parts.mp3

DearApp_3_DearApp_All parts.mp3



4. Emily Carr Trilogy  (Rise, So Still, Go into the Glory of the Woods)
by Brian Tate (CN),    Text by Emily Carr (CN)

PRACTICE AIDS: Emily Carr Trilogy MP3 files

 PRACTICE AIDS:  Emily Carr Trilogy:   Rise, So Still, Go into the Glory of the Woods

 Emily Carr: Rise MP3  Newly Revised Mar 1, 2024

Rise - Soprano 1 - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Rise - Alto - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Emily Carr: So Still 

So Still - (1509) - SOPRANO - Rehearsal Tracks.mp3

So Still - (1509) - ALTO - Rehearsal Tracks.mp3

Emily Carr: MP3 Go Into the Glory of the Woods
   Newly revised Mar 1, 2024

Go into the Glory of the Woods - Soprano - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Go into the Glory of the Woods - Alto - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Rise - Tenor - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Rise - Bass - rehearsal tracks.mp3

So Still - (1509) - TENOR - Rehearsal Tracks.mp3

So Still - (1509) - BASS - Rehearsal Tracks.mp3

Go into the Glory of the Woods - Tenor - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Go into the Glory of the Woods - Bass - rehearsal tracks.mp3



Emily Carr suite 2018.mp3

5.   Home to Africville  by Lyndsay Bolden (CN)

Lyndsay Bolden is an Ottawa-based composer and has been a member of Bytown Voice. This piece is about Africville in Nova Scotia. The  2024 Spring concert will feature its premiere performance. 

 PRACTICE AIDS: YouTube file prepared by Joan Fearnley

6.  Mon Pays   by Gilles Vigneault  (CN) arr. Larry Nickel (CN)

PRACTICE AIDS: Mon PaysMP3 practice tracks Newly revised Mar 1, 2024

 Pronounciation with Joan Fearnley

Mon Pays - Soprano - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Mon Pays - Alto - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Mon Pays - Tenor - rehearsal tracks.mp3

Mon Pays - Bass - rehearsal tracks.mp3

#1. Mon Pays  (Larry Nickel)

#2. Mon Pays (Bytown Voices, 2017 May)

Mon Pays 2017.mp3

  7.  Nine Hundred Miles  (traditional)   Philip Silvey

PRACTICE AIDS :  Nine Hundred Miles


 8.   Paradise: A Song of Georgian Bay  by Eleanor Daley (CN) arr. Eleanor Hunter (CN)

PRACTICE AIDS:: YouTube video tracks

BV Member Georgina Gray's cabin on Georgian Bay. Needpoint picture done by her husband. 


#1 Paradise by the Elmer Iseler Singers 

#2. Paradise   by Bytown Voices, 2017 May

Paradise G Bay 2017.mp3

 9.  The Piano   by Don Macdonald

PRACTICE AIDS: The Piano MP3 files Newly revised Mar 1, 2024

The Piano - Soprano - rehearsal tracks.mp3

The Piano - Alto - rehearsal tracks.mp3

The Piano - Tenor - rehearsal tracks.mp3

The Piano - Bass - rehearsal tracks.mp3

#1. The Piano (Cypress Music)

 10. A Place in the Choir               by Bill Staines   arr. Erica Phare-Bergh

Practice Aids: A Place in the Choir MP3 files

A Place in the Choir - SOPRANO - SATB - Rehearsal Tracks.mp3

A Place in the Choir - ALTO - SATB - Rehearsal Tracks.mp3

A Place in the Choir - TENOR - SATB - Rehearsal Tracks.mp3

A Place in the Choir - BASS - SATB - Rehearsal Tracks.mp3

#1.  A Place in the Choir   (Cypress Music)

#2. A Place in the Choir (BytownVoices 2019 December)

A Place in the Choir 2019.mp3

11. She is the Woman Who Sang Me the Birds  by Beverley McIver (CN) words Wendy Duschenes

   Beverley  McIver is based in Ottawa and is a member of the Lac Seul First Nation Treaty Three (Northwestern Ontario)

Practice Aids - YouTube  She is the Woman Who Sang Me the Birds


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