Madrigal Mystery Tour
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Join Six Degree Singers for our 2018 Winter Concert series, the Madrigal Mystery Tour! Selections feature a variety of madrigals of the Renaissance, Poulenc’s Sept Chansons, and adaptations of songs by the Beatles.
Six Degree Singers is a vibrant community choir of about 45 young adult performers dedicated to making quality music and bringing it to the Montgomery County area through performances, volunteer work, and musical education.
This program features the rare combination of Beatles tunes and madrigals, as well as Poulenc’s “Sept Chansons” and Brahms’ “Vier Quartette.” There is something for everyone in this eclectic program and we hope to see you there! Be sure to dress in Renaissance or HippieView more
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There is a reception after the event where audience members can enjoy a meet and greet with the choir. Be sure to dress in Renaissance or Hippie costume for a free chance to win a scrumptious treat!
Six Degree Singers perform Jai Ho! - A. R. Rahman, arr. Ethan Sperry
Dancers: Trisha Sanghavi and Arjun Rawal, The SAPAN Institute
Video courtesy of Arts Laureate
For more info visit our website here: http://www.singsix.com
Jai Ho! (Dance With Me!)
Come, come my Life, under the canopy.
Come under the blue brocade sky!
Iota by iota, I have lost my life. In faith
I've passed this night dancing on coals;
I blew away the sleep that was in my eyes;
I counted the stars 'til my finger burned.
Now with me, you dance for today,
for our day of movements.
No matter what problems may be:
Cheers! Dance! Dance!
Taste it, taste it. This night is honey!
Taste it, and keep it; it's a heart at its final limit.
You're a dark black, coal-black magic, aren't you?
Jai Ho! was written for the 2008 Oscar-winning film Slumdog Millionaire. British director Tony Boyle asked Indian film composer A. R. Rahman to write this song for the end of the movie to include elements of Indian film tradition. While the song has little to do with the story line, it serves as a final victory dance for the protagonists. Ethan Sperry arranged this high-energy piece for mixed choir and percussion in 2008 and it features exciting dance rhythms and fast diction!
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