The other end of the girly spectrum

To counterpoint the post below about ├╝ber alto parts, here’s something that shows some excellent soprano work. This is a segment of a Cranberry cover of Wonderwall done by UGA Noteworthy.

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This is a definitely a CD recording: you’ll be hard pressed to find a hall with such wonderful echo-y acoustics, and tuning tight soprano parts is something that is pretty tricky to pull off live. Good voice leading and being very aware of the other parts can help pull off a delicate arrangement like this, as well as sharp singers. Something to notice, though, is the use of ostinato patterns- once someone is on a groove on one part, it stays locked in. It also is a cinch to learn and good way to thicken the texture.

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