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THOUSAND MILE CHOIR: Voices of a Global Neighborhood

Sing again, with your dear voice revealing A tone Of some world far from ours, Where music and moonlight and feeling Are one.

~Percy Bysshe Shelley

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This Page features samples of past repertoire as well as links to videos and sheet music for current repertoire.




Repertoire

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Fall 2019 Music

Shosholoza, South African miner’s song 

Thuma Mina, South African Hymn

Banaha, Congolese Folk song

Danno Budunge, John de Silva, Sri Lankan song

Sultane Ghalbha, Anoushirvan Rohani, Persian love song 

Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Abhinetri (1970) Bollywood

O ti ki an po de se xechno, Vasilis Tsitsanis  

The Wild Rover, Irish drinking song  

De Colores, Spanish Folk song

Love Is, Love is, Love is Love, Abbie Betinis, Justice Choir 

Le Seigneur nous a aimés, M. Debaisieux, French hymn 

We Shall Overcome, American protest song

Ain’t Gonna Let Nobody, American protest song 

Auld Lang Syne, Traditional Scottish

Spring 2020 Music!!

2. Bella Ciao

Italian  WWII Protest song 


Slow Treble https://youtu.be/U8gwtYvwNzI

Slow Bass  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=InWcXWKMXtI

3. I'll Tell Me Ma

Irish Folk Song 


I’ll tell me ma when I go home

The boys won't leave the girls alone

They pull my hair, they stole my comb

But that's all right till I go home

She is handsome, she is pretty

She is the belle of Belfast city

She is courting one two three

Please, won’t you tell me who is she!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQDt0s7rMQ8

4. Ksekino ya na se vro

Greek/ French 


O Lord, I come to you,

I'm coming to you, I'm looking for you my God.

O Lord, listen to me,


All https://youtu.be/Q8I0EP9cRh4

Alto https://youtu.be/Q8I0EP9cRh4

Ten/Bass https://youtu.be/efDCvpIsjWk

5. Kyrie

Greek 


Kyrie eleison, Kyrie eleison.

Kyrie eleison, Kyrie eleison.


Christe eleison, Christe eleison.

Kyrie eleison, Kyrie eleison.


Kyrie eleison, Kyrie eleison.

Kyrie eleison, Kyrie eleison.


English Translation 

Lord have mercy, Christ have mercy


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwCiRgHE29A

6. Olá Kalá

Greek 

Everything is fine and beautiful
yesterday you were with someone else
and where (is) a street to sing
memories aren’t allowed


All https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_-Ub2Ly_Fzg

Sop/Ten https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ADh3ni_WyCM

Alto/Bass https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4al5SXbq9Lo


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fa-qMDMOm-Y

7. Peace Like a River

American Spiritual


Peace like a River

I've got peace like a river

I've got peace like a river

I've got peace like a river in my soul

I've got peace like a river

I've got peace like a river

I've got peace like a river in my soul


Sop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwCiRgHE29A

Alto https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eVxF5mXgN4o&feature=youtu.be

Tenor https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K8aKOpeD8ME

Bass https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VIX9TgDJF0I

8. Su Cantemo

Canon d’Antonio Caldera


Sù Cantemo,

la la la cosi l’ore ne passerá.


La la la.  La la la la, 

La la la la ne passerá


La la la, la la la 

l’ore ne passerá. 


Sing, so the hour passes. 


https://youtu.be/kCCDHdMYHW4

9. Take a Train

American 

Take a train

One thats headed South now

Take a train

Its too cold up here


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kYqVWC7-89c

Lyrics and Sheet Music

Song Lyrics 1000 mile Spring 2020 (doc)

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Traditionnel - Bella ciao - 2 voix (pdf)

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Bambelela (pdf)

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I'll tell me ma (pdf)

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Ksekino (pdf)

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02 Kyrie (pdf)

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Ola Kala (pdf)

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Peace like a river (pdf)

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Take a Train (pdf)

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Un_poquito_cantas_Piano (pdf)

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Coming soon

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Songs Coming Soon

Green Grow the Rushes, O

Change is Hard

Cor Jesu Flagrans

Ederlezi

Yovana, Yovanke