The Concert As A Concert With Choir And Band

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The concert was a joint concert with choir and band. The genres choir sang were church music and lullabies and band played various genres including pop, classical, and holiday music. Some songs choir sang was “The Word Was God” and “Riversong.” Band played songs such as “Phantom of the Opera,” Beethoven symphony No. 5. The instrument choir used was their voices and a piano. Band used a variety of instruments such as trumpets, trombones, tubas, French horns, clarinets, flutes, saxophones, piccolos, drums, electric basses, xylophones, tambourines, and others. For choir, there were a lot of times when all the voices sand in the same pitch but there were times when they sang in harmony. A piano is used by an instruction for accompaniment. The group was split into three sections most of the time, these three sections were soprano, alto, and bass. Sopranos and altos consist of females and basses consist of male. Sopranos would usually have the melodies in the song and altos would sing an octave lower and basses would sing very low. However, there were times when altos had the melodies instead of sopranos. During some songs, the choir would split into four sections, sopranos, altos, tenors, and basses. While sopranos, altos, and basses consist of homogenous genders, tenors were heterogeneous. Tenors would sing lower than altos but higher than basses. Before singing any songs, the choir members warmed up their voices by singing different vowels in ascending and descending C major…

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