Music Recordings

Rehearsal Recordings for Common Thread’s 2017-2018 Season

This is where you can get audio recordings to help you learn our repertoire.

If you are looking for the sheet music, click here instead.

As additions are made throughout the year we will let you know in the Weekly.

How do I download music practice tracks?

Important!
Before you begin the download:

  • Firefox for Windows go to: Tools -> Options -> Applications ->
    Choose MPEG Layer3 Audio from the list and set the action to Always ask
  • Firefox for Ubuntu go to: edit >preferences >applications find MP3 audio file and make sure it is always-ask
  • Internet Explorer: right click the mouse and select “Save Target as…”

Select which recordings you want to download

Full SATB  |  Pronunciations  |  Lyrics

Alto  |  Bass  |  Soprano  |  Tenor  |  Solo

You Tube links to help you with practicing, more as an indication than as something to imitate literally:

True Colors

Remember that True Colours rehearsal tracks are to be found through this You Tube link, here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHSiRF9XOWg

Parts start at these minutes: All parts 0:00 Soprano 3:01 Alto 6:02 Tenor 9:03

Choir: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkdQkBSUkLA

Wonfa Nyem
Choir: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsn24og2oFI

I Can’t Keep Quiet
Original : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V9lond4SXgk

Coming Out of Darkness
Original by the Social Mystics : https://socialmystics.bandcamp.com/releases

Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
Paul Robeson : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KiJx1Hbn_KM
Choir (2nd verse is 1 tone higher) : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=524FP7j8GJE

Alle Brider
Choir : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jX5EAN9Bve0
Choir: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DDXIPxVXLmY

Would You Harbour Me?
Original, Sweet Honey on the Rock: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0XBXJjoXJ4
Chamber group : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zF5rXNa7BY

Senzenina
Choir : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5fDU1PYWT8A
Info : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Senzeni_Na%3F

Common Thread
CT choir : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lOU0w17PRco

We Are Gentle Angry People
Holly Near original: http://music.peacefuluprising.org/track/singing-for-our-lives

This Land Is Your Land
Canadian version : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSjMuKh1Wpo
Woody Guthrie : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxiMrvDbq3s
Presidential Inaugural concert : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HE4H0k8TDgw