Gareth has sent in the submission CD to the World Choir Games selection committee, and the choristers, after the Christmas break, have returned to school for the start of the spring term. After viewing the World Choir Games website and seeing the choirs that have sent in applications, Gareth notices both that the Phoenix Choir, in his words, seem "out of their league", and that there is no mention whatsoever when notification will be sent if they have been accepted. He also runs into a number of known and unexpected problems: some students, for religious reasons, cannot sing Christian or mythologically related songs (on which most classical music is based), there is some attrition especially among the crucial bass clef voices, and the bass clef sections are neither vocally strong or confident. With the latter, Gareth realizes he has to go on a direct recruitment process in the hope of finding the bass clef "diamonds in the rough" at the school. After that process, he also comes to the... Written by
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Bridge Over Troubled Water
Music & lyrics by Paul Simon See more