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The Choral Imperative Raising the Bar: Music from the Republic of Georgia - Cuyler/Stone - Book/DVD

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Authors: Patty Cuyler, Mollie Stone

A book with accompanying DVD of traditional choral music from the Republic of Georgia.

The book includes twelve traditional three-part folk songs from the Republic of Georgia which can be performed with mixed, youth or adult choirs, all-male or all-female ensembles, or children's choirs. Included in the book are scores, word sheets, a pronunciation guide, a short history of Georgia and its music, rehearsal techniques and tips for authentic performance.

The accompanying teaching DVD includes pronunciation and performance video. The DVD was filmed with 25 singers aged 8-18 from Chicago Children's Choir and Shergil Pirstkhelani of Ensemble Zedashe from Sighnaghi, Republic of Georgia.

Songlist:
  • Aragvisp'iruli lashkruli (marching song from Kartl-k'akheti)
  • Bail-betkil (round-dance from Svaneti)
  • Chela (cart-driver's song from Samegrelo)
  • Deda mogik'vdesa (mother's lament from Tusheti)
  • Imeruli mgzavruli (traveling song from Imereti)
  • Lemchil (round-dance from Svaneti)
  • Megruli alilo (Christmas carol from Samegrelo)
  • Rach'uli nana (lullaby from Rach'a)
  • Shari-shuri (folk song from Kartl-k'akheti)
  • Tselo mousvi balakhsa (folk song from Kartl-k'akheti)
  • Ts'mindao ghmerto (orthodox chant from eastern Georgia)
  • Uts'inares mas vadidebt (love song from Guria)

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