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Specialist Services for SATB Choral Singers

 

CHORALINE:  EasyPlay (PC - Laptop - Phone - iPAD)

01285 644845 music@choraline.com 

New ChoraLine APP

 

PRESTO MUSIC: ChoraLine CDs - Vocal Scores

01926 886883 info@prestomusic.com

 

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Victoria Conservatory of Music- COME, SING MAGNIFICAT!

 

ChoraLine is delighted to be working in association with the Victoria Conservatory of Music based in Victoria, Canada.

The Conservatory have developed a special course on Bach's choral music led by Sony Recording Artist Daniel Taylor that brings together early music specialists from across Canada and the UK.

In light of the current situation, the course will be taught entirely online so singers from anywhere in the world can join the course.

 

The course has been conceived and created by Artistic Director, Kathryn Whitney:

 

"Join us for a special week of rehearsals, workshops, choral technique,

and social events, culminating in a live Global Performance" 

 

25th July to 2nd August

 

J.S. Bach’s Magnificat

& ‘Jesu, meine Freude'

Special 50% Discount Code:  VCM

for ChoraLine Rehearsal Recordings

Please Click Here

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THE COURSE INCLUDES

 

Full Choir Rehearsals

with Music Director Daniel Taylor

 

  • Workshops

on Bach and Baroque singing from choral directors Lisette Canton, Laurence Cummings, Howard Dyck, and Nicholas McGegan.

 

  • ‘Baroque Bites’ style sessions

with top international singers and players, including Nancy Argenta, Benjamin Butterfield, Jeanne Lamon, Suzie LeBlanc, and Daniel Taylor.

 

  • Sectionals Rehearsals by Voice Type

with award-winning choral directors from across Canada, including Matthew Larkin, Kathleen Allan, Kathryn Whitney and Donald Hunt.

 

  • Daily warm-up

and technique sessions

 

  • Social Events

such as YouSing informal student concerts, a Zoom Pub Quiz, and a Virtual Post-concert Party

 

  • A Global Concert

Of Bach’s Magnificat in D and ‘Jesu, meine Freude’ directed by Daniel Taylor, broadcast live on YouTube, and featuring nternational soloists and instrumentalists, including from Tafelmusik, Genesis Sixteen, and Victoria Baroque.

 

PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR ALL THE DETAILS ON THE COURSE & HOW TO REGISTER

 

If you have any specific questions please email Kathryn Whitney: whitneyk@protonmail.com

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Please scroll down for help with learning your notes & singing at the correct pitch

 

When singing at home please remember to warm up your voice correctly

 - please click here for a special recording specifically for this purpose.

 

How to use ChoraLine Rehearsal Recordings

 

1.  In your vocal score use a pencil to highlight your SATB (Soprano, Alto, Tenor, Bass) voice part words & notes.

2.  Play the recording following your highlighted words with your finger.

3.  Play again following your highlighted notes with your finger.

4.  Play again singing your words at the same pitch as the prominent ‘instrument’ or 'singer'.

5.  A Narrator will guide you throughout - calling out when to sing and bar numbers just in case you loose your place

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How to Purchase a ChoraLine Rehearsal Aid & Receive the Special 50% Discount:

Step 1

Please click here to go to page for Magnificat

Please click here to go to page for 'Jesu, meine Freude'

 

Step 2

Click in the circle by Your Voice Part:  eg. Alto

Step 3

Click in the circle: ‘EasyPlay'

Step 4

Click ‘Add To Basket’

Step 5

On the Shopping Basket page, type  VCM  into the discount code box & click the green arrow on the right hand side of the box to activate and see your 50% saving.

Step 6

Complete your purchase

Step 7

You will receive an email with a blue link to click and use the ‘EasyPlay’ recording on your PC/Laptop.

Please click this link for tips on using EasyPlay https://www.choraline.com/tips-on-using-easyplay

Step 8

The rehearsal recording will also upload into the Purchased Music section in the App.

Please click this link to learn how to install and use the App 

https://www.choraline.com/tips-for-the-choraline-app

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Track Listing - View & Print

It is very useful to have a printed list of all the tracks on your ChoraLine Voice Part Rehearsal Recording so you can make notes and tick them off as you rehearse. 

Please click on your SATB voice part to view and print:

 

MAGNIFICAT

SOPRANO  ALTO  TENOR  BASS

 

'JESU, MEINE FREUDE'

SOPRANO  ALTO  TENOR 

 

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Learn/Rehearse with the ChoraLine App

 

The ChoraLine App is for Apple Devices (iPhones & iPads) & Android Phones and Tablets.

The App is easy to use and includes special functions:

  • Loop – rehearse the same part over and over
  • Speed – slow the recording down 
  • Voice Balance – enhance or reduce the voice part instrument.
  • ‚ÄčDownloads - use when there is no WiFi 
  • Timeline - shows exactly where you are 
  • Red Dot - drag to move around the recording 

 

The App includes the following recordings to learn and sing Bach Magnificate and 'Jesu, Meine Freude'

  • Alto part played at the perfect pitch on a flute
  • Soprano part played at the perfect pitch on an oboe
  • Tenor part played at the perfect pitch on a french horn
  • Bass part played at the perfect pitch on a bassoon

Please click here to learn how to install the App

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Learn/Rehearse - for PCs & Laptops

 

Please click on the links below to purchase the rehearsal recording:

MAGNIFICAT

 

'JESU, MEINE FREUDE'

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ChoraLine CDs

Please click on the link below to purchase a ChoraLine CD from Presto Music:

MAGNIFICAT

 

'JESU, MEINE FREUDE'