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part song

n.
1. An unaccompanied secular, usually homophonic choral composition, especially of the 1800s.
2. An unaccompanied secular polyphonic song predating the madrigal.

part song

n
1. (Music, other) a song composed in harmonized parts
2. (Classical Music) (in more technical usage) a piece of homophonic choral music in which the topmost part carries the melody
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From the smallest, shiest 11-yearold, to the boldest and most confident Sixth Former, every pupil will have a role to play as all the members of each House sing a song in unison, as well as a part song in groups.
The Russians Are Coming will see them take part in The Commander, the last of Modest Musorgsky's four part song cycle, The Songs and Dances of Death.
THE X have ap Cocozz Sund si s ngi Th pa p rt Wh W a part Lo "Th co cag ao This year's series is part song contest, part What Not To Wear and part HR tribunal.
A two part song, it was released as a single, with only Part 2 on the A-side of the 7-inch record.
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John Ireland's part song "The Hills" is given a lush and loving account, as is the equally fulsome Rutter composition "Loving Shepherd of Thy Sheep." Although there are a variety of harmonic strategies on display over the course of the program, the predominant atmosphere is deeply peaceful and devotional, and the singing is sweetly perfect throughout
After singing Henry Leslie's sweetly nostalgic "Charm Me Asleep," the choir will perform several part songs, which are a cappella works on nonreligious themes.
There is also music by Elgar, Mozart, John Rutter and Eric Whitacre with part songs and a madrigal for spring.
Chapter 1 explores the oratorio from the late eighteenth through the early twentieth centuries, centering on Joseph Haydn's Die Schopfung (The Creation), Felix Mendelssohn's Paulus, Robert Schumann's Das Paradies und die Peri, and Edward Elgar's Dream of Gerontius, while chapter 2 surveys notable part songs by Franz Schubert, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Johannes Brahms, Charles Villiers Stanford, C.
They were singing acapello, singing Amen and Hallelujah songs as part songs with us joining in.
The choir will open the concert with Sing We and Chant It by Thomas Morley, Fine Knacks for Ladies and Say, Love if Ever by John Dowland, Fairest Isle by Henry Purcell, When Daisy's Pied by George Macfarren, and arrangements by RalphVaughan Williams of three Elizabethan Part Songs -- Sweet Day, The Willow Song and O Mistress Mine.
Felix Mendelssohn (1809-1847) composed over a hundred songs, thirteen duets, and sixty part songs. Unfortunately, these elegantly crafted works are rarely heard.