TMEA All-State Vocal Repertoire for 2017-2018

This is the official listing of the Vocal Division All-State Audition Material.
All amendments, corrections and errata will become official only when it is published here.

The All-State clinician/conductor rehearsal notes will be posted here when available or by the end of June.

Should you discover any errata in the music that may have been missed, please notify the TMEA Vocal Division Vice-President by August 30. No errata will be added after September 1.

Rehearsal tracks and a rehearsal/accompaniment CD will be available from Educational Enterprises Recording Company.

LSC = Large School Choir path open to UIL classes 1A - 6A; All-State Mixed, Treble and Tenor-Bass Choirs
SSC = Small School Choir path open to UIL classes 1A - 4A; All-State Small School Mixed Choir

Vocal Ranges for LSC and SSC Auditions

Voice Ranges


Mixed Choir

Conductor: Dr. Andre Thomas, Florida State University
Title Voicing Composer Publisher Catalog No Audition Levels
Gloria SATB Francis Poulenc Salabert #SLB1689 Mvt. V & VI - Designated for Area use. Other Mvts. - Any LSC only audition prior to Area.
Instructions/Errata:
LSC Packet only

· The Mezzo-Soprano line should be sung by the Alto Voice

· No soprano solo vocal line will be included in the audition process

· Prepare the work using the Latin Text (posted 6/21)

· Note : The measure numbers are not synonymous with the rehearsal circles. Example- Measure 15 of movement # 1, is rehearsal circle 3. Each movement will begin with measure 1.Movement # 2, measure 1, is rehearsal circle 12, etc. (posted 6/21)

· Movement 1 - Gloria
2 measure before rehearsal circle 3 (measure #13) - time signatures need to be added for Alto, Tenor, Bass
1 measure before rehearsal circle 8 (measure # 42)- the 5th note in the soprano needs to be a B-sharp. The 6th note should be A natural in the full score
1 measure before rehearsal circle 8 (measure # 42) - the second note in the alto needs to be an E-natural (Posted 6/21)

· Movement 2- Laudamus Te
Rehearsal circle 16  (measure # 25)- the slur in the tenor line should include the first two notes only
Rehearsal circle circle 18 (measure #34)  - the text in the Alto, Tenor should be "ca-mus" rather than a-mus in the student and full score. ***this will be wrong on the recording.
Rehearsal circle 22  (measure # 58) - the Alto, Bass last note should be a quarter note
Rehearsal circle 22  (measure # 56) - Bass remove slur and text should be "glo-ri-am" (Posted 6/21)

· Movement 3 - Domine Deus
Rehearsal circle 31 (measure # 32)  - Soprano first note should be E-flat (Posted 6/21)

· Movement 4 - Domine Fili Unigenite
Rehearsal circle 40 (measure # 30) - Soprano 2nd note should be A, in the full score. This is correct in the student score (Posted 6/21)

· Movement 5, Agnus Dei
Rehearsal circle 54 (measure # 68) - change 4th note from F to G-flat in both full and student scores (Posted 6/21)
Conductor's Rehearsal notes:



I Am Loved SATB, divisi Christopher Harris Hinshaw HMC2484 Any audition prior to Area
Instructions/Errata:
LSC & SSC Packets
Conductor's Rehearsal notes:


Signs of the Judgment SATB, divisi Mark Butler Hinshaw HMC2041 Designated for Area Audition use. May be used for LSC only auditions prior to Area.
Instructions/Errata:
LSC Packet only

* Bass Line – on the recording, the bass sings an 8th note, rather than a 16th  in  rhythm pattern throughout. Singers should sing what is written.  In the judging process, please do not penalize any student.

* Alto Line – M23 – the recording is rhythmically incorrect. Singers should sing what is written.

* Diction should be more relaxed, and stylistically reflective of this style of choral music.  


Conductor's Rehearsal notes:


To Thee, Cherubim and Seraphim SATB G. F. Handel/Favazza Hinshaw HMC2530 Any audition prior to Area
Instructions/Errata:
LSC & SSC Packets
Conductor's Rehearsal notes:



Treble

Conductor: Dr. Pearl Shangkuan, Calvin College
Title Voicing Composer Publisher Catalog No Audition Levels
Ave Generosa SSAA Ola Gjeilo Walton WW1653 (new in April 2017) Any audition prior to Area
Instructions/Errata:
LSC & SSC Packets

· Any divis within a vocal line : Area A – D, will sing the top notes, Area E – H will sing the bottom notes.

· The soprano solo line will NOT be used in the audition process.

· Letter C, Measure 40 , Soprano 2 and  Alto 2 line – ALL singers should sing “ AH”  for the audition purpose.



Conductor's Rehearsal notes:


Celebremus SA Romona Luengen Earthsongs (Mosiac) S-380 Designated for Area Audition use. May be used for LSC only auditions prior to Area.
Instructions/Errata:
LSC Packet only
Conductor's Rehearsal notes:


La Danza Treble Chorus Rossini/Mulholland Colla Voce 20-96030 Any audition prior to Area
Instructions/Errata:
LSC & SSC Packets

· No Repeats

· La Danza- Gioachiono Rossini
All divisi should be Soprano 1, Soprano 2 and Alto. 
Sing through, without repeat (Posted 6/21)



Conductor's Rehearsal notes:



Tenor-Bass

Conductor: Dr. Andrew Last, Luther College/Nordic Choir
Title Voicing Composer Publisher Catalog No Audition Levels
Fight the Good Fight With All Thy Might TTBB John Gardner Oxford O9780193859456 Any audition prior to Area
Instructions/Errata:
LSC & SSC Packets

· Fight the good fight with all thy  might - John Gardner
Text in measure 34 is a misprint. It should read  “Love”. (Posted 6/21)
Conductor's Rehearsal notes:


O Vos Omnes TTBB Pablo Casals Tetra Music 2816W Any audition prior to Area
Instructions/Errata:
LSC & SSC Packets

· Anytime the vocal line divides Area A-D, will sing the top note. Area E-H will sing the bottom note. (Posted 5/6)




Conductor's Rehearsal notes:


She Walks in Beauty TTBB Connor Koppin Walton WJMS1153 Designated for Area Audition use. May be used for LSC only auditions prior to Area.
Instructions/Errata:
LSC Packet only
Conductor's Rehearsal notes:



Small School Mixed Choir

Conductor: Matt Oltman, Director Emeritus, Chanticleer
Title Voicing Composer Publisher Catalog No Audition Levels
Missa brevis Sancti Joannis de Deo - 'Little Organ Mass' SATB Franz Joseph Haydn Oxford (via Peters) OUP9780183367845 Gloria & Credo designated for Area use. Other Mvts. - Any SSC only audition prior to Area. (revised 7/21)
Instructions/Errata:
SSC Packet only

· MVT. V, soprano solo will not be included of the audition process
Conductor's Rehearsal notes:


One Boy Told Me SATB Tim Takach Graphite Publishing TimothyCTalach.com Designated for Area use. May be used for any SSC only audition prior to Area.
Instructions/Errata:
SSC Packet only
Conductor's Rehearsal notes:


Toutes les nuits SATB Clement Janequin CORO CP-1028 Any SSC only audition prior to Area.
Instructions/Errata:
SSC Packet only
Conductor's Rehearsal notes: