On Friday evening, St John's Church held a carol service, which included readings, choral speaking
and choral singing.
First places also went to Manav Jaspal in the Humorous Verse Class C, Amelia Shaw in Prose Speaking Class C and Bryony Camwell and Anna Williams for their Choral Speaking
I have used verse as part of the narration and to move the story forward; I wanted to unlock the power of choral speaking
From rap to choral speaking
, in several different languages and different styles, Bangor's first WordFest is pushing the boundaries.
The texts are of good quality, with interest further engaged by music, sound effects, video clips and especially a range of varied and expressive readings of text and poetry--including well articulated, dramatic verse, enjoyable dialect renderings and choral speaking
In such an ensemble enterprise, it would be invidious to single out one single performer for particular praise, but special mention must be made of the superb choral speaking
and singing, which was a sheer delight in its clarity and co-ordination.
In the course of the video, he introduces his audience to such musical elements as mixed meter, instrumentation of accompaniment, disjunct and conjunct melodies, vocal range, choral speaking
, and the use of expressive markings such as dynamics and accents.
First place with Distinction was awarded to Sebastian Dibb with his hilarious rendition of 'What For' in the Humorous Verse Class D, to Junior 4 for their highly entertaining 'Hairy Toes' performance in the Choral Speaking
Class D, to Ciaran Smith, Sebastian Dibb and Oscar Blunsom-Washbrook for their performance of 'Orders of the Day' in the Poems for More Than One Voice class D.
In the evening, the singing group and choral speaking
group met to arrange the Christmas carol service.
They ranged from choral speaking
to essay writing, reciting and impromptu speeches.
There will be dancing, singing, choral speaking
with solo recitals, " she said.
A choral speaking
item by members of the church family was directed by Angela Cole.