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Rehearsal Tracks

This page lists a number of websites offering a variety of rehearsal tracks for the music Hardynge Choir will be singing in the St Albans St Cecilia Festival Society concert.

Haydn - The Creation, Hob. XXI:2

Choralia Net

https://www.choralia.net/hy04mp3/hy04mp3en.htm

Scroll down the page for your voice part.  MP3 files of each Voice part with metronome, Empahasised voice with other voice parts, and All voices together.

Choral Line

https://www.choraline.com/store/choraline-rehearsal-cds-and-mp3-files/haydn-the-creation-die-schopfung#.V7b6cE0rKUk

ChoraLine - Rehearsal CD & EasyPlay (Stream/Download/App)

Select your voice part and select CD (Buy From Presto Music £13.99) or

EasyPlay (Stream/Download/App) £9.99

Chord Perfect

https://www.chordperfect.com/joseph-haydn/

Under the heading THE CREATION – 1798 click on the Chorus Rehearsal Aid for your voice part. Your voice is emphasised, all other voices diminished.

The Choral Public Domain Library (CPDL)

https://www.cpdl.org/wiki/index.php/The_Creation_(Joseph_Haydn)

There are midi files for each of the movements with a chorus with all voice parts together. Scroll down to individual movements and click on the icon                  to download a MIDI file.

CyberBass

http://www.cyberbass.com/Major_Works/Haydn_J/haydn_creation.htm

MIDI files of each voice part for each movement are listed in the table.

The sale of MP3 audio files has been temporarily discontinued.  However you can purchase a CD which contains all four parts, $25 including shipping.

JohnF’s Rehearsal Files

http://www.johnfletchermusic.org/haydnj-creation-oratorio/

MP3 files of each Voice part. Read the notes as the files on this website are stored on Dropbox; you don't need a Dropbox account. Click on your chosen file: this takes you to a new page on Dropbox. You can either stream the music files or download them and listen offline.

Learn Choral Music - John's Midi File Choral Music site

http://www.learnchoralmusic.co.uk/Haydn/Creation/creation.html

There is a "clickable" Table of the available UNemphasized Midi Files. The Midi Files were made (mostly) from the old Novello Score, and have that Score's numbering. Go to his homepage http://www.learnchoralmusic.co.uk/index2.html#comments for help on downloading or using the MIDI files.

Paris Choral Society

http://parischoralsociety.free.fr/creation.html

MP3 files for each voice part and all voices together.

Rehearsal Arts

https://www.rehearsalarts.com/Haydn_Creation_31.html

Each voice part is available for immediate download in MP3 format or mailed to you in CD format. Cost $21.80.

Silvis Woodshed

https://gasilvis.net/

MIDI files have only the choral parts (ie, no accompaniment) and are constant velocity (ie, no dynamics). All voice parts together.

Scroll down the page to Franz Josef Haydn and click on the link for The Creation

https://gasilvis.net/mids/haycre.zip

Download the ZIP file and extract the files for each movement.

YouTube

There is a competent performance of this Work by the Philharmonia Orchestra & Chorus conducted by Sir Gilbert Levine.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aePINbzC6bs

David Loebel conducts the  New England Conservatory Philharmonia, Concert Choir and Chamber Singers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwWWYwloX0w

Follow the full score whilst listening to a performance conducted by Nikolaus Harnoncourt.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhxwoTsrFzQ