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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)

From Jana:

Thanks for your hard work on Monday! As a reminder, all upcoming rehearsals will be from 6-8:30 pm in preparation for our concert on November 15.

Please bring the following repertoire on Monday:

If You Want a Better Life
Bread and Roses
El Pueblo
Song of Peace
To My Old Brown Earth
How Can I Keep from Singing?
If You Can Walk, You Can Dance
We Are the Champions

In addition, the rehearsal file for "Gonna Take Us All" is now available below. There is only one link as I mainly recorded the lyrics as spoken rhythm. Please familiarize yourselves with the intricate rhythms for Monday, October 20.

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"

NEW: Minutes of the July Repertoire (ACC) committee, planning for Nov. 15th, here.
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.

November 15th Big Performance
Fri. Nov. 21 UFT nurses
December 8th (MetLife)
December 13th (Peoples' Voice Cafe)

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
If you cannot reach your section leader to let them know about missing music, then you may contact the librarian, Judy Lacoff, directly, at