Rehearsals Spring 2020 MRC

January 13 First Rehearsal Harwood

WarmUp to prepare for allegro passages in Messiah


#26 All We Like Sheep

#22 Behold the Lamb of God

#24  Surely He Had Borne Our Grief

#24  continued

#26 His Stripes Were Revealed 

January 20  Rehearsal 2 in Waterbury

1  ShortTalk about the music

2  #25 With his stripes  we are healed

3  #26 All We Like Sheep

4  #26 Ending adagio

5  #22 Bihold the Lamb of God


January 27, 2020 Rehearsal 3  Harwood  with Alison
 1 Warm Up Last One

2  #26 All We Like Sheep

3 #26 All We Like Sheep  run through

4 #25 And With His Stripes

5  #24 Surely

6  #22  Behold the Lamb

7  #22 Behold the Lamb of God

February 3 Harwood MaryJane
1  Warm Ups

2   #28 He Trusted  0-20 mins

3   #28 He Trusted 20-40 mins

4  #28 He Trusted 40-53 mins

5   more  #28 He Trusted then # 33 Lift Up Your Heads women then men 0-15 mins

6 more #28 He Trusted then #33 Lift Up Your Heads women then men 15-30 mins

7 more  #28 He Trusted then #33 Lfit Up Your Heads women then Men  30-45 mins

February 10 Harwood MaryJane
1 #28 He Trusted

2  #33  starting at page 132 and working back

3  # 35  starting at page 134


Feb 17  Harwood  First time through on #37 and #41
1 Warm Up

2A  #28 He Trusted  30 mins last sections first, working back

2B #28 He Trusted 33 minutes more work, with run-through at end

3 Lord Gave  #37  First time through

4 Let Us Break # 41 First time through


Feb 24   Waterbury  (NO REHEARSAL  MARCH 2   
                                         back to Harwood March 9th)
    Ignore chorus numbers in audio- they are not the Novello numbers
1 WarmUps

2 The Lord Gave #35  A

3 The Lord Gave  #35  B

4 Their Sound Has Gone Out #37



5 Let Us Break  #46



March 9, 2020 at Harwood (No Rehearsal march 2)
1 Warm-up

2 Songs of Springtime 1

3 Songs of Springtime 3

4 Songs of Springtime 6

5 Songs of Springtime 7

6 Messiah 46


March 16    No Rehearsal     Pandemic hits Vermont
Harwood suddenly unavailable. No time to reorient.

March 23  Rehearsal  then split rehearsals with MaryJane  and  Alison 
                       on ZOOM
On-Line  On-Time
On-key  Sub-Lime
Sorta,    and Shorta.


Warmed up together then
MaryJane talk about Songs of Springtime  and possible “venus” for concerts if cancelled. Virtual concert, recording, MRVTV, looking at options and see how pandemic plays out.
Alison with Basses on-line
MaryJane with Altos
Recordings off my computer were messy.  Will clean and post.

March 30  Rehearsal  then split rehearsals with MaryJane  and  Alison 
                       on ZOOM
Alison with Tenors on-line
MaryJane with Sopranos (and Rick,  trying to record)
Recordings off my computer were messy.  Will clean and post.

April 6