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For Monday, March 30th, please bring:

Gonna Take Us All (please review with the rehearsal fileā€”see below)
Do You Hear the People Sing?
Ode to Workers 
We Shall Overcome
Visions of Children
Give Me Your Tired
If I Had a Hammer
This Old Hammer
To My Old Brown Earth
How Can I Keep from Singing?
We are the Champions
Stand up for Workers
Song of Peace

If you don't have any of these pieces, please contact your section leader (list to the right), who will notify the librarian.




PLEASE start practicing these pieces... SEE "Sound files" below. "Gonna Take Us All" (rhythm only) is new.
How Can WE Keep from Singing (corrected words with music) is now available here for downloading & printing)

ALSO here are the sheet music for My Old Brown Earth and Gonna Take Us All, PLUS a recording of Gonna Take Us All by the late (great) Jon Fromer.

See the "dates to hold in the right panel"

Financial statement for 2013 here.
Minutes from the December Board meeting are here.
Minutes from the January Board meeting are here.

Contributions: the front page of our site now has a DONATE button (lower left). You can direct friends, family, & other supporters there.

Sound files: (if the piece plays by itself, look in the menu for something like "save as"; this will let you keep the file)


How Can I Keep from Singing parts: Soprano part //Alto part // Tenor part // Bass part

To My Old Brown Earth parts: Soprano 1 part // Soprano 2 & Alto 1 part // Alto 2 part // Tenor part // Bass part

SONG OF PEACE parts: Soprano 1 part // Soprano 2 part // Alto part // Tenor part // Bass part

GONNA TAKE US ALL: Jana recorded mostly rhythm, for all parts.

DOWNLOADING: to keep a recording, click on the link; you should be asked whether to save. If you choose SAVE, the MP3 or WAV file will then be in your default Download folder. (In Firefox, just click on the link, then do a SAVE PAGE while the song plays)

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE - Please note these dates; details will be announced as we get closer to each date.

Sunday April 26th (early afternoon): Peace Event at U.N. with the chorus from Japan

Videos of earlier chorus performances (Christmas at MetLife):

Something Inside So Strong
Do You Hear the People Sing?
We Are the Champions

(These probably can't be made public because of copyrights, but you can share them privately. Right-click on the link and choose "copy link location." Then paste the resulting URL into an email to your friend)

The Winter-Spring rehearsal schedule is available HERE.

If you are missing any of the repertoire listed each week, please email or call your section leader ASAP. Your section leader will then forward this information to the NYCLC librarian. See your section leader at the rehearsal for the copies.

Please do not pick up music if you did not contact your section leader.

Section Leaders

Soprano 1
Soprano 2
Alto 1
Alto 2
Betty Ralston
Judy Kleinberg
Susan Zugaib
Mimi Bluestone
Brent Kramer
Eugene Hamond
Librarian: Inez West,