Below, you will find some practice tracks for the current semester.

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A Musical

Production Number from “Something Rotten”

This one is something to see!

Grand Canyon Sunrise

Soprano Tracks from Tina

Soprano 1
Soprano 2

City of Stars

La La Land (2016 Movie) Official Clip – “City Of Stars”

Soprano Track from Tina

It’s easy to slur the jazzy notes – but you want to cleanly hit each pitch. Measure 30 has a different pattern from 22 and 26.

Amazing Grace

Soprano Track from Tina Summers

On The Sunny Side of the Street

(With a soft-shoe dancer!)

A Duet by Tony Bennett & Willie Nelson

A cool, modern version

Here Comes The Sun

The Original Beatles Recording

From Sea To Shining Sea

Soprano Track from Tina (just the beginning to measure 25, to cover that different section that always surprises us…)

The Road Not Taken

Soprano Track from Tina

The Rhythm of Life

Sammy Davis Jr “The Rhythm Of Life” (Sweet Charity, 1969)

To get you into the mood, and just for fun, check out this performance from “Sweet Charity” back in 1969.

On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe

Get Happy (incomplete track)

Judy Garland – Get Happy – Summer Stock – 1950

The song is most associated with Judy Garland, who performed it in her last MGM film Summer Stock (1950) and in live concert performances throughout the rest of her life.

Winds of the 60’s

Jenn created the following two tracks for Winds of the 60’s:

Winds of the 60’s — Notes
Winds of the 60’s — Accompaniment

Tina produced some tracks for the sopranos:

Winds of the 60’s (Soprano 1)
Winds of the 60’s (Soprano 2)
Soprano 2 Track from Tina (Downtown – Moon River: for the second sopranos – I fixed a wrong note in my previous recording)

Here are the original recordings, to help you get in the groove of the 60s:

Both sides Now — Joni Mitchell

Downtown — Petula Clark

Moon River — Audrey Hepburn

I Want to To Hold Your Hand — The Beatles

Up, Up and Away — Fifth Dimension

Traces — Classics IV

Blowin’ in the Wind — Bob Dylan