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Virtual REHEARSALS




Dear NYCLC,

Rehearsal for Monday, June 7th, from 6:00-7:00 PM via Zoom. The repertoire list is below



Click here for directions for the outdoor rehearsal(will show up in your Downloads folder)

> Repertoire for June Zoom sessions AND the outdoor rehearsal on June 28th:

* Starred songs have rehearsal files below. Songs marked MT have audio versions available to the right

Ain’t You Got a Right *
Ella’s Song *
Guantanamera MT
Hold the Fort MT
Imagine MT
Make Them Hear You *
Rockin’ Solidarity
Siyahamba
There is Power in a Union
Three Five 0 *
To My Old Brown Earth *
Union Maid MT
Verde Luz *
Vine and Fig Tree MT
Visions of Children MT
We Shall Not Give Up the Fight

AS OF June 4, 2021, SHEET MUSIC FOR ALL OF THESE HAS BEEN POSTED — see the right-hand column
If you are in need of music, please check the list on the right; if the piece you need is not there, email Jesse, the Chorus Librarian, at jkinny1@gmail.com.

Join Zoom meeting click here
See you there! 😊

Meeting ID: 815 6732 6592
Passcode: 038037
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+1 929 205 6099 US (New York)
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“Down by the Riverside” additional verses: 

1. WE'RE GONNA ROLL BACK THE WAR ON DRUGS
2. WE WANT TO DEFUND THE MEN IN BLUE
3. WE WANT VACCINES FOR ALL THE WORLD
4. WE'RE GONNA GET RID OF FOSSIL FUELS
5. WE’LL ENACT LAWS FOR GUN CONTROL
6. WE'RE GONNA SCRAP WEAPONS OF WAR
7. WE'RE GONNA DEFUND THE WAR MACHINE

Great Labor Arts Information:

Here's the link to GLAE to register.  It runs from June 17 to 20.  You can tune in and out at your schedule and convenience.  Lots of good music and high spirits.

Click her for the 2021 Online Great Labor Arts Exchange

SPRING & SUMMER SCHEDULE

June 14 - Last Zoom meeting before bimonthly rehearsals start
June 28 - OUTDOOR rehearsal (details to follow)
June 30 - Rain date for June 28
Further dates: 7/12, 7/26 - no sessions in August

If you missed Anne Feeney’s Memorial Service on April 3, here is the YouTube link


ABOUT OUR CHORUS RECORDING: If you’d like to order any copies of the CD please send a check payable to NYC Labor Chorus to:

Jeff Vogel
4801 42nd St., #4D
Sunnyside, NY

The price per CD is $10- please include an additional $5 per order to cover the shipping cost.
(Let Jeff know if you’d like the CD shipped to a different address.)
If you have any questions please call him at 917-597-7933.

Rehearsal Files

TO SAVE THESE FILES:
Choose FILE: Save or FILE: SaveAs and enter a name and '[dot]MP3' while it is playing in iTunes.



ELLA'S SONG
Sheet music (will show up in your Downloads folder)
Music track
Soprano part
Alto part
Tenor part
Bass part

DOWN BY THE RIVERSIDE
Sheet music (will show up in your Downloads folder)
Music track
Soprano part
Alto part
Tenor part
Bass part

Verde Luz Sheet music (will show up in your Downloads folder)
Click herefor the soprano file.
Click herefor the alto file.
Click herefor the tenor file.
Click herefor the bass file.

Lives in the Balance

Rhythm file (all parts)
Sopranos & first Altos
Second altos and tenors
Basses


We were there Soprano | Alto & Bass | Tenor
Make them hear you Soprano | Alto | Tenor | Bass
Glory Soprano 1&2 | Alto | Tenor | Bass

Three Five O: Rhythm (all)/ Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass
Ain't You Got a right: Soprano/ Alto/ Tenor/ Bass
Life on Earth: Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass
How can I keep from singing: Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass
To My Old Brown Earth: Soprano1/ Soprano2 & Alto1 /Alto2 / Tenor / Bass
Song of Peace: Soprano1 / Soprano 2 / Alto / Tenor / Bass
Give me your tired: Soprano1 / Soprano 2 / Alto / Tenor / Bass
If you can walk: Soprano / Alto / Tenor / Bass
Tina Sizwe Alto file
We Are the Champions: Soprano1 / Soprano2 / Alto / Tenor / Bass

The 2018 concert recording is now available for download. Click here to download a ZIP file, which your computer should be able to turn into music files.
NOTE: this is a VERY large file; the download may take several minutes.
**NOTE: We do not have copyright permission to publish or share many of these pieces.**

 


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See the "Performance schedule" in the right panel


NEW: Member rules (download here)

View the slide show from our Nov. 2016 concert! Download
... and here are some pictures from the concert

Remembering Henry Foner, a friend of the chorus:
obituary here


Check for upcoming events to the right>>>




Sheet music you can download & print


(These will show up in your DOWNLOADS folder OR, depending on your browser, they may open in Adobe on your screen; you would then have to click on "download" or "print")

Ain't you got a right
America
Bread and Roses
Ella's Song
Give me your tired
Glory
Guantanamera
Hold the Fort
How can we keep from singing (chorus version)
Huria
Imagine
Lift Every Voice
Make them hear you
Roll the Union On
Siyahamba
Song of peace
There is Power in a Union
Three Five O
Tina Sizwe
To My Old Brown Earth
Union
Union Maid
Verde Luz
Vine & fig tree
Visions of Children
Water is Life/Mni Wiconi
We are the Champions (no need to flip pgs)
We shall not give up the fight
We Shall Overcome
We were there



MUSIC TRACKS you can download & play to sing along with


Down by the Riverside
Ella's Song
Guantanamera
Hold the Fort
How Can I Keep From Singing
If I Had A Hammer
Imagine
Roll The Union On
Song Of Peace
There is Power In A Union
To My Old Brown Earth
Union Maid
Union
Verde Luz
Vine And Fig Tree
Visions Of Children
We Are The Champions
We Shall Not Give Up The Fight



Words for Simple Song of Freedom are here
New words for Which Side Are You On are here.
New verse for This Land is Your Land is here.

RECORDINGS from the MLK Day event at Dennis's church in 2017...


Note: clicking on these will take you off this page

Stand up for workers
Do you hear the people sing
Ain't you got a right
Imagine
Simple song of freedom
Song of Peace

Thanks to Elliot Greene for the videos!

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


NOTHING AT THIS TIME




 

Events of interest:



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)


Section Leaders

Soprano 1
Soprano 2
Alto 1
Alto 2
Tenor
Bass
Georgia Wever
Judy Kleinberg
Susan Zugaib
Lucy Rubin
Brent Kramer
Eugene Hamond
gawever@gmail.com
jkleinberg@nyc.rr.com
suzuzie@aol.com
lucyps3@yahoo.com
bhkramer@aol.com
ehamond@yahoo.com
Librarian: Jesse Kasowitz, jkinny1@gmail.com