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January

And So It Goes

This seems to be all the rage, as it was one of the first virtual choir recordings to hit YouTube. It’s a King’s Singers arrangement of a song by Billy Joel.

Technically, it’s in seven parts with two soloists, but you’ll have to wait till the very end for the divisi. Here are all nine parts for the sake of completeness:

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January

Abendlied

Here’s Abendleid by Josef Rheinberger. Because you’re on mute, there are no marks deducted for bad German, so sing what you like.

If you want to join in with a Zoom-along-a-Gesualdo Six, they’ve transposed it down a third. That’s on YouTube, but so is this in the original key:

Here, as usual, are your backing tracks:

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January

Pearsall

Pearsall is best known for the standard arrangement of In Dulci Jubilo (which we know), and for this (which many of you probably haven’t sung).

It’s in eight parts throughout, so here are the backing tracks:

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January

Finzi

This is the best known (and probably easiest) of the songs from Finzi’s Seven Poems by Robert Bridges. Here’s the pdf which you might want to print out:

This version is less Vivace than I’d expect, but it’s a lovely bit of singing:

Here’s some backing tracks: