Waiheke Island Choral Society

P O Box 333, Oneroa, Waiheke Island 1840, New Zealand

WICS

Downloadable practice music in MIDI format

Use these files to help you memorise your parts. They are in MIDI format, which means they are quick to download but can only be played on your computer (using Windows Media Player, Apple iTunes, Winamp, Real Player or the like). They cannot be played on portable devices like iPods or MP3 players, unless those devices have a special MIDI player app. (You can get MIDI player apps for iPhones and Android phones.)

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See below if you want this music on CDs or cassette tapes, or in MP3 format.


BACH: Sleepers Wake (BWV 140)

Only those movements with chorus.

1. Wachet auf, ruft uns die Stimme Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

4. Zion hört die Wächter singen Tenor

7. Gloria sei dir gesungen Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


BACH: Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben (BWV 147)

Choral movements only. Also known as “Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring”.

1. Herz und Mund und Tat und Leben Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

6. Wohl mir, daß ich Jesum habe and
10. Jesus bleibet meine Freude (same tune) Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


BARBER: Agnus Dei

Samuel Barber’s choral arrangement of his Adagio for Strings (op. 11).

Agnus Dei Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto 1 Alto 2 Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass 1 Bass 2


BEETHOVEN: Mass in C major (op. 86)

1. Kyrie Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2. Gloria Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. Credo Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

4. Sanctus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

5. Benedictus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

6. Agnus Dei Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


ELGAR: Lux Aeterna

Choral arrangement by John Cameron based on “Nimrod” from Elgar’s Enigma Variations (op. 36 no. 9).

Lux Aeterna Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto 1 Alto 2 Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass 1 Bass 2


FAURE: Cantique de Jean Racine

Cantique de Jean Racine Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


HANDEL: Messiah

Special treatment: see here.


HANDEL: Utrecht Te Deum

1. We praise Thee, O God Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2. All the earth doth worship Thee Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. To Thee all Angels cry aloud Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor Bass

4. The glorious Company of the Apostles Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor Bass

5. When Thou took’st upon Thee to deliver man Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor Bass

6. We believe that Thou shalt come to be our judge Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor Bass

7. Day by day we magnify Thee Full Choir 1 (Left): Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Tenor Choir 2 (Right): Alto 1 Alto 2 Tenor Bass

8. And we worship Thy name Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor Bass

9. Vouchsafe, O Lord Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto 1 Alto 2 Tenor Bass

10. O Lord, in Thee have I trusted Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor Bass


HANDEL: Zadok the Priest

Zadok the Priest Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto 1 Alto 2 Tenor Bass 1 Bass 2


HAYDN: Missa in Tempore Belli (Mass in Time of War)

1. Kyrie Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2a. Gloria Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2b. Qui tollis Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. Credo Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

4. Sanctus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

5. Benedictus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

6. Agnus Dei Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


MOZART: “Credo” Mass (K 257)

1. Kyrie Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2. Gloria Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. Credo Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

4. Sanctus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

5. Benedictus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

6. Agnus Dei Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


MOZART: Coronation Mass (K 317)

1. Kyrie Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2. Gloria Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. Credo Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

4. Sanctus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

5. Benedictus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

6. Agnus Dei Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


MOZART: Missa solemnis (K 337)

1. Kyrie Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2. Gloria Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. Credo Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

4. Sanctus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

5. Benedictus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

6. Agnus Dei Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


MOZART: Vesperae solennes de confessore (K 339)

1. Dixit (page 2) Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2. Confitebor (page 13) Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. Beatus vir (page 24) Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

4. Laudate pueri (page 38) Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

5. Laudate Dominum (page 48) Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

6. Magnificat (page 54) Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


MOZART: Great Mass in C minor (K 427)

Note: The Sanctus and Osanna, unfinished by Mozart, follow the arrangement of H. C. Robbins Landon.

1. Kyrie Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass Soprano solo

2. Gloria

Gloria in excelcis Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

Laudamus te Full Mezzo solo

Gratias agimus tibi Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor Bass

Domine Deus Full Soprano solo Mezzo solo

Qui tollis peccata mundi Full Choir 1 (Left): Soprano Alto Tenor Bass Choir 2 (Right): Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

Quoniam tu solus Full Soprano solo Mezzo solo Tenor solo

Jesu Christe; Cum Sancto Spiritu Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. Credo

Credo in unum Deum Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor Bass

Et incarnatus est Full Soprano solo

4. Sanctus

Sanctus; Osanna Full Choir 1 (Left): Soprano Alto Tenor Bass Choir 2 (Right): Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

Benedictus qui venit Full Soprano solo Mezzo solo Tenor solo Bass solo Choir 1 (Left): Soprano Alto Tenor Bass Choir 2 (Right): Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


ORFF: Carmina Burana

1. O Fortuna Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass

2. Fortune plango vulnera Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. Veris leta facies Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

4. Omnia Sol temperat Full Baritone solo

5. Ecce gratum Full Soprano Alto 1 Alto 2 Tenor Bass 1 Bass 2

6. Tanz (instrumental) Full

7. Floret silva Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass

8. Chramer, gip die varwe mir Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto 1 Alto 2 Tenor Bass 1 Bass 2

9a. Reie (instrumental) Full

9b. Swaz hie gat umbe Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

9c. Chume, chum, geselle, min Full Soprano Alto 1 Alto 2 Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass 1 Bass 2

9d. Swaz hie gat umbe (reprise) Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

10. Were diu werlt alle min Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

11. Estuans interius Full Baritone solo

12. Olim lacus colueram Full Tenor solo Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass 1 Bass 2

13. Ego sum abbas Cucaniensis Full Baritone solo Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass 1 Bass 2

14. In taberna quando sumus Full Tenor Bass 1 Bass 2

15. Amor volat undique Full Soprano solo Children

16. Dies, nox et omnia Full Baritone solo

17. Stetit puella Full Soprano solo

18. Circa mea pectora Full Baritone solo Soprano Alto Tenor Bass 1 Bass 2

19. Si puer cum puellula Full Baritone solo Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Tenor 3 Bass 1 Bass 2

20. Veni, veni, venias Full Soli: Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Contralto Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass Choir: Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass

21. In trutina Full Soprano solo

22. Tempus est iocundum Full Soprano solo Contralto solo Baritone solo Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto 1 Alto 2 Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass 1 Bass 2

23. Dulcissime Full Soprano solo

24. Ave formosissima Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto 1 Alto 2 Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass 1 Bass 2

25. O Fortuna (reprise) Full Soprano 1 Soprano 2 Alto Tenor 1 Tenor 2 Bass


PUCCINI: Messa di Gloria

1. Kyrie Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2. Gloria Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass Tenor solo

3. Credo Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass Tenor solo Bass solo

4. Sanctus – Benedictus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass Baritone solo

5. Agnus Dei Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass Tenor solo Bass solo


SCHUBERT: Deutsche Messe (D 872)

1. Zum Eingang Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2. Zum Gloria Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. Zum Evangelium Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

4. Zum Offertorium Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

5. Zum Sanctus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

6. Nach der Wandlung Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

7. Zum Agnus Dei Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

8. Schlussgesang Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

9. Das Gebet des Herrn Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


VIVALDI: Gloria (RV 589)

Based on the Novello edition.

1. Gloria in excelsis Deo Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2. Et in terra pax hominibus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. Laudamus te Full Soprano solo 1 Soprano solo 2

4. Gratias agimus tibi Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

5. Domine Deus, Rex coelestis Full Soprano solo

6. Domine Fili unigenite Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

7. Domine Deus, Agnus Dei Full Alto solo Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

8. Qui tollis peccata mundi Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

9. Qui sedes ad dexteram Patris Full Alto solo

10. Quoniam tu solus sanctus Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

11. Cum Sancto Spiritu Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


VIVALDI: Beatus Vir (RV 598)

Choral parts only, no solos. Not to be confused with Vivaldi’s “other” Beatus Vir (RV 597).

1. Gloria et divitiae Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

2. In memoria Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

3. Peccator videbit Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass

4. Amen Full Soprano Alto Tenor Bass


Practice music on CD or cassette tape

If you want to play these practice files on a CD player, a tape deck, or an MP3 device, see Mark (ring 9973) who will be happy to record them for you. Let him know which part you would like.


This page last updated on 28 August 2016.

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